Article - 20 Sep 2005
In general, PVD-TiN coated High Speed Steel endmills used to machine carbon steels can perform better at high cutting speeds compared with uncoated tools resulting in better surface finish and longer...
Article - 30 May 2002
Macor is a machinable glass ceramic. Recommendations for cutting, sawing, turning, drilling, milling, tapping, grinding and polishing are provided.
Article - 13 Mar 2018
Gears keep the world moving. Available in a variety of shapes and made from a wide range of materials, gears are found absolutely everywhere.
Article - 20 Apr 2009
Today’s hydraulic cylinder manufacturers are challenged with tough delivery schedules, material strength requirements, and cost savings. To overcome these challenges this article analyze the use of...
Article - 1 Sep 2015
Over the last two decades, there has been a significant effort to improve reliability, efficiency and manufacturability of photovoltaics (PV).
Article - 25 Feb 2015
This article explores the development of machine components at the nanoscale.
Article - 22 Nov 2008
Key factors for successful machining are proper machining speeds and coolant. Macor machinable glass ceramic can be machined with high speed tools, but carbide tools are strongly recommended for...
Article - 2 Jul 2012
AISI 1045 steel is a medium tensile steel supplied in the black hot rolled or normalized condition. It has a tensile strength of 570 - 700 MPa and Brinell hardness ranging between 170 and 210.
Article - 28 Jun 2012
This article details the properties and applications of AISI 1020 low carbon/low tensile steel.