Machine and Mechanism Design

Operation of  a Rivet Gun

Operation of a Rivet Gun

A rivet gun is a very useful tool that fastens metal parts with rivets. Working with a rivet gun can increase productivity without degrading the quality of the finished product. There is more to the operation of a rivet gun is more than just learning the triggering mechanism.
Ceramic Coatings for Metals

Ceramic Coatings for Metals

Ceramic coatings are very useful procedure used to protect machine parts. We will spend a good deal of time covering the aspects of ceramic coatings for metals including plasma spray, electric arc, and detonation spray methods of application.
Vibration Eliminator for Piping

Vibration Eliminator for Piping

Whether installed on a ship, factory, or in the local supermarket, all piping needs to well supported and vibration free. Pipe supports can incorporate springs to reduce vibration, however there are numerous other designs of specific vibration eliminators that can be fitted to the pipework.
What are the Most Used Blacksmith Tools

What are the Most Used Blacksmith Tools

Advanced automation today might have made metal processing work quick and at huge scales, but it didn’t fully replace a blacksmith’s role in the field. Blacksmiths still occupy an important and irreplaceable position. What tools do the blacksmiths use the most? We’ll learn it here.
What are Gimbals? What is a Gimbal Bearing?

What are Gimbals? What is a Gimbal Bearing?

Gimbals and gimbal bearings are extensively used in components that are required to stay stable in unsteady conditions. These range from use in the NASA spacecraft engine gimbals, to shipboard applications such as the gyro compass and chronometers compensating for pitch, roll and yaw conditions.