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  • What is an Aeronautical Beacon?

    What is an Aeronautical Beacon?

    • January 28, 2019

    Ever notice colored flashing lights at the top of a tower structure at an airport or landmark? Or maybe wondered how a pilot knows the difference between airports and landmarks at night? The aeronautical beacon is one of the ways pilots can differentiate the different locations by the colors of the beacons. Airport Beacons: Not

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  • What’s the Difference Between Hot-Chamber and Cold-Chamber Die Casting?

    What’s the Difference Between Hot-Chamber and Cold-Chamber Die Casting?

    • January 25, 2019

    Commonly used in the manufacturing industry, die casting is a casting process that involves forcing molten metal through the cavity of a pre-shaped mold. Base metals such as zinc, aluminum, copper, magnesium and lead are first heated until they achieve a molten state. The newly molten metal is then forced into a pre-shaped mold using

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  • What to Consider When Choosing Casters?

    What to Consider When Choosing Casters?

    • January 25, 2019

    Are you looking to purchase casters for your business? Featuring a rolling wheel housed inside a protective, swiveling frame, casters can turn stationary objects into mobile objects. After installing them on the bottom of a stationary object, you can roll the object to a new location. While all casters feature this basic design, their specifications

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  • The Beginner’s Guide to Machine Turning Operations

    The Beginner’s Guide to Machine Turning Operations

    • January 24, 2019

    Along with drilling and milling, turning is a common machining process used in the manufacturing industry. It involves the use of a tool bit to selectively cut away material from a rotating workpiece. The workpiece is placed inside a turning machine where it rotates or “turns,” allowing the tool bit to trim it do the

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  • 6 Common Types of Rivets Used in the Manufacturing Industry

    6 Common Types of Rivets Used in the Manufacturing Industry

    • January 22, 2019

    A rivet is a type of fastener that’s used in the permanent assembly of a product or workpiece. Featuring a bolt-like design, they are affixed with a head that’s wider than the shaft. When a rivet is driven into a product or workpiece, its shaft — also known as a tail — is expands up

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