Steel provides life to the designs of humanity. It has remained an invincible metal through the centuries, but how is it refined, and recycled? What is the difference between cast iron and stainless, and what are the primary alloys of steel?
Nature created mankind, but with the advancement of technology, man is now trying to recreate nature. This may have its own advantages and disadvantages, but nowhere is this struggle more evident than in the field of environmental control for our inhabited interior spaces.
Toolmaking and precision machining are the need of the day, but recent advances in technology demand ever higher precision and accuracy in order to reach the desired limit. This article will serve as a guide for toolmaking and precision machining articles at Bright Hub.
This guide to hardware deals with industry-standard items of which, though common, the selection of can make or break the repair, upgrade, or maintenance of essential equipment. How much do you know about the technical standards for the fasteners, bearings, belts, and seals you’re already using?
This guide will help you learn about the various methods of heat treatment and measurement aspects of the mechanical properties of metals. Topics involved include the hardening, softening (annealing), and tempering processes carried out on critical components.
This article is about Overhead cranes. The article describes the basic principles of operation of the Overhead cranes and the design selection criteria for the various components of the overhead crane.
Measuring the dimensions like length, diameter etc. of an object using a scale is not a very big task. But measuring these dimensions with accuracy and precision, we have to take help of precision measuring instruments available in the market. Here we discuss on types & use of these instruments.
This article is about the use of Ceramics rolling elements in bearings. Ceramics as we know is a specialized field, whose application has now been incorporated in the field of bearings. This article gives more information regarding such applications in the bearings.