Article - 19 Oct 2001
301 stainless steel is an austenitic grade that can be supplied in various hardness and strengths. It also has variants with low carbon and high nitrogen. Applications include railway car structural...
Article - 17 Sep 2001
Electroactive polymers (EAPs) are those, which respond to external electrical stimulation by displaying a significant shape or size displacement. They have shown promise to mimic the movements of...
Article - 31 Aug 2017
Despite being a dynamic and complex tool, Computed Tomography’s (CT) usage spans a wide variety of testing abilities – ranging from inspection of components for both external and internal...
Article - 8 Mar 2018
Recently, advancements in the automotive industry force manufacturers to respond to the swiftly increasing need to produce vehicle control systems that are more sophisticated, use less fuel, and...
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 - 7 Aug 2001
Rare earth magnets produce fluxes much higher than traditional magnets of comparable size. Such magnets are based on samarium and neodymium compounds. Applications include automotive,...
Article - 30 Aug 2010
Mecmesin is a leading designer and manufacturer of force and torque test equipment. They offer precision test instruments and systems that are accurate, reliable and excellent value for money for a...
Article - 18 Dec 2012
Copper has been used by man for thousands of years. It was first used to make coins and ornaments in 8000 B.C. By 5500 B.C. copper tools were invented which aided civilization to emerge from the Stone...
Article - 26 Feb 2013
Grade 301 is an austenitic stainless steel that has a high work-hardening rate. Grade 301LN stainless steel is similar to grade 301L but with low carbon for improved ductility and welding of heavy...
Article - 27 Jan 2014
In the automotive sector, test standards are an important factor where clutches, brakes, tires, engines, seatbelts, etc. are checked for their material properties to comply with a number of standards...