Article - 19 May 2005
Apart from the commercial reasons for choosing stainless steel as a material, like heat and corrosion resistance, another advantage is its fabrication properties. Fabrication techniques, handling and...
Article - 1 May 2008
Finishes for aluminium are designed to either preserve an existing surface or promote a new one which is visually or functionally more desirable. This article covers mechanical finishes, chemical...
Article - 8 Feb 2019
This article discusses thin film deposition techniques using semi-finished platinum products.
Article - 5 Oct 2010
Bullen single- and double-sided polished glass wafers set the standard for quality for your MEMS and optoelectronic applications. Properties, materials, sizes, edge finishes and packaging options are...
Article - 23 Jun 2004
Metal screw cap enclosures are beginning to catch on with quality cork supplies becoming harder to come by. Metal enclosures are described and their effects on the wine industry and bottle...
Article - 16 Oct 2014
Final finish of a diamond-turned surface is affected by a variety of factors. This article looks at what can affect the surface finish in diamond turning.
Article - 13 Feb 2019
Surface finish, or surface roughness, is a measure of the texture of a surface.
Article - 10 Nov 2018
The in-mold roller process is frequently used for surface decoration of tablets, but defects can occur, making it important to analyze the process.
Article - 18 Aug 2018
A key element in any specification of stainless steel, despite its intended use, is surface finish. Finish is an important design element and should be specified for those applications where...
Article - 16 Jun 2016
This article looks at the determination of the optimum surface finish for the tooth flanks of gears.