Article - 2 Aug 2002
Reinforced hoses for offshore applications including crude oil transfer and dredging are described. The different types of hoses, structures, properties and design aspects are covered.
Article - 23 Oct 2001
Solid state joining processes are alternatives to fusion welding and can be applied to polymers as well as metals. They usually involve the use of heat and pressure to join parts. Heat may be...
Article - 16 Nov 2013
Bruker’s NPFLEX 3D Optical Microscope is being used by a major hand and electric tool company in its drill bit production for product quality control and R&D purposes. It is familiar within the...
Article - 11 Jul 2011
Guardian HB from the NanoSteel Company is the first engineered tool joint hardband. Guardian HB has been designed for use in severe wear drilling environments where it can be used for various types of...
Article - 10 Sep 2009
This article showcases AMAMCO Tool’s expertise in the field of solid carbide tool making and supply to the aircraft industry, through the illustration of its involvement in the early-stage Boeing 787...
Article - 23 Feb 2007
HALSIC is the name of four exceptional high performance ceramics from the silicon carbide (SiC) material group made by W. HALDENWANGER.
Article - 30 May 2002
Macor is a machinable glass ceramic. Recommendations for cutting, sawing, turning, drilling, milling, tapping, grinding and polishing are provided.
Article - 28 Aug 2001
Zinc has many uses, many of which revolve around protective coatings for steel deposited by hot dip galvanising. These materials are ised in the automotive and construction industries. While the...
Article - 5 Jul 2018
Multiple tool inserts, typically between 40 and 60, are usually brazed individually onto a single drill bit, especially when used in a down-hole fixed-cutter
Article - 7 Jul 2012
Water-hardening tool steels, also known as group W steels, comprise the W1, W2, and W3 types. Carbon is the main alloying element found in group W steels. Water-hardening steels are produced with...