Following several highly-publicized health scares related to the use of formaldehyde in plywood, demand has grown to find alternatives. The market has responded, and there are now several healthier options.
The article discusses important forms of bolt locking devices employed in order to avoid nuts from loosening or gradually unlocking due to the various types of mechanical shocks or vibrations generally involved with all threaded parts fixed over machines.
Interested to know about those machines that bottle your favorite beverage? How exactly the whole mechanism rely and follow a custom carved cam? Read on for a detailed knowledge of these smart mechanisms.
This article reviews the controversy over the discovery over carbon nanotubes - who really discovered them? Surprisingly, this is a matter of some debate, and this article reveals who really discovered nanotubes.
This article describes the features and operation of standard taps and dies used for providing internal and external threading for machine screws. Learn about the common types in this article.
Our cities stand on the basic foundation of steel, without which they would instantly collapse. How is this outstanding alloy made? The article discusses the various methods normally employed during the steel manufacturing process.
This article discusses some properties of aliphatic and aromatic solvents as an attempt to analyze the impact of these substances to the environment.
Various distillation processes are used worldwide in large scale usage. These methods of separating the elements of different solutions like crude oil are very efficient, and they are less complicated as well.
The article describes the properties of azeotropic mixtures, the distillation process, and the advantages of azeotropes when used as solvents by the manufacturing industry.
The parameter which makes the existence of an ideal machine virtually impossible is friction, which is in fact an opposing resistance developed due to the interactions between the moving elements of the machine. Here we discuss formulas to measure and eliminate machine friction.