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- February 28, 2019
There are some key differences to understanding the difference between a stall in your car and a stall in an airplane. When your car stalls, it slows until it comes to a complete stop. When an airplane stalls, it stops flying and starts dropping. The forces that must act in concert for a plane toREAD MORE
Thermal spraying is a coating process that involves the application of heated particulate matter on a surface to protect against heat, cold, electricity, moisture and rust. The particulate matter — either metal, ceramics, plastics or composites — is heated using electricity or chemicals and then sprayed onto a surface. Once complete, thermal spraying can createREAD MORE
If you are looking for a list of spectacular manufacturing failures, where products fail to perform as intended, that is not this story (although I would bet at least one of these listed failures happened in every one of those spectacular mistakes). Rather, these are walk around rules for people who might find themselves onREAD MORE
A hinge is a mechanical component that’s used to join the surfaces of two objects. As shown in the adjacent photo, it allows the surfaces to rotate around a fixed axis. One of the most common applications of hinges is doors. Whether in a home or commercial workplace, doors are usually installed into the doorREAD MORE
A new survey has found that most Americans prefer to buy local, U.S.-manufactured products. Released earlier this month by the market research firm Thomas, the Manufacturing Perception Report found that 44.96% of Americans say made-in-America products are of superior quality compared to foreign-made products. In comparison, only 14.02% of Americans believe that made-in-America products areREAD MORE
On Monday, the White House hosted its second “Made in America” exhibition, during which it showcases made-in-America products produced from all 50 states. During the event, products from leading U.S. automakers like Ford were displayed as well as sports equipment manufactured in Pennsylvania. Like the White House’s first “Made in America” exhibition last year, thisREAD MORE