- Conventional Metal Cutting – Understanding the Roles Played by Various Cutting Parameters
Some parameters involved in the metal cutting process are in fact closely related with other parameters; changing one will have an influencing effect on another. This article covers the basic parameters of conventional metal cutting processes.
- Understanding Workshop Practice - Relevant Terms, Safety and Fire Precautions
Mechanical workshop safety rules are important to follow because workshop rules and regulations not only ensure worker safety but also bring efficiency to the work process. Safety guidelines, fire precautions, and general work rules ensure that a symmetrical work process is observed in workshops.
- What Is Powder Metallurgy?
This article reviews basic characteristics concerning powder metallurgy, including the processes involved and properties of powder that influence the finished and compacted final product.
- Isotope Evolved X-ray Diffraction System
CO-60S Isotope can be used to replace commonly used expensive X-ray tubes. It also finds use in the nondestructive testing (NDT) processes. Use of the isotope is not only cost effective, but also energy efficient for safe application.
- Working with Thermoplastics - Setting and Softening
The word "plastic" means soft or flexible, but modern plastics include a large range of synthetic polymers that are hard and rigid. We use various plastic products in our daily lives such as shopping bags, casings for electrical plugs and sockets, electronic gadgets, and many more.
- Understanding Thread Gauges - Part 2
This is the second part of an article on thread gauges. In Part:1 of the article, we covered thread plugs, thread ring and caliper gauges, which are mostly used in shops for the checking of threaded parts. In this part, we shall see the other thread gauges, which are mostly used in Standards Room.
- Understanding Thread Gauges - Part 1
A person new to the inspection and metrology of threaded parts finds a plethora of gauge types existing in the inspection of screws and nuts. Their terminology and significance can be confusing, but this article is meant to explain them in a simple way.
- How Metals are Formed into Different Shapes
The ready-made market for finished metal products in all forms meets huge demand for a number of different applications. However, before they can reach the customer, these products must go through many complex procedures and treatments.
- Dye Penetrant Inspection Procedures
This article deals with the dye penetrant non-destructive testing method, its advantages and disadvantages.
- Early Plastics - Injection Molded Bakelite
This material from the earliest beginnings of the plastics era became so popular, but also so common, that it almost unnoticed to this day.
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