Article - 29 Jul 2003
Fuser rollers are one of the most important parts of a photocopier. Their purpose and materials used in their construction are outlined. The flowcoating process which is used to apply silicone rubber...
Article - 28 Sep 2001
Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) is a forming process combining simultaneous heat and pressure to consolidate metal and/or ceramic powders. It produces fully dense materials and can bond materials that...
Article - 18 Jun 2020
A major concern is the erosion resistance in gas turbines. This article takes an in-depth look at ways to prevent this.
Article - 24 May 2001
Bore seals and 'O' rings for reciprocating shafts, reciprocating seals, and seals for rotating shafts are explained. Designs, materials and relative costs are covered.
Article - 5 Nov 2019
Scott D. Mittl, Vice President of Sales at Insaco®, gave us an insight into how they serve customers by manufacturing their ceramic part designs using materials such as sapphire for in-body medical...
Article - 18 Sep 2018
Hardness, durability and strength are among the top vital mechanical values for industrial steel products, determining the physical integrity of a product when subjected to applied forces.
Article - 21 Aug 2018
Nanoindentation, a measurement of nano hardness, is vital for revealing the quantitative mechanical properties of small volumes of materials.
Article - 9 Aug 2013
A fiber-reinforced composite (FRC) is a high-performance composite building material made up of three components - the fibers as the discontinuous or dispersed phase, the matrix as the continuous...
Article - 8 Jan 2009
Mg-PSZ consistently out-performs tooling made from conventional materials in a range of operations.
Article - 28 Jan 2003
Ceramic tipped saw blades offer advantages over more conventional carbide tipped blades. Some comon questions are answered about their processing such as what ceramics are used, why are they so...