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How to Protect Aluminum From Corrosion

How to Protect Aluminum From Corrosion Updated September 14, 2020 Accounting for about 8% of all elements in the Earth’s crust, aluminum is a common metal that’s used to make a variety of products. You can find aluminum in automobiles, … Read More

7 Fast Facts About Aluminum

From soda cans and ladders to electrical wiring and airplane fuselages, countless products are made of aluminum. Along with steel, it’s become one of the world’s most widely used metals. While you’ve almost certainly used a product containing this metal … Read More

What is Contract Manufacturing?

One of the most misunderstood segments of manufacturing involves the use of a third-party to manage the relationship between an end user and the folks who actually make the parts. With the advent of the world market, realizing lowest manufacturing … Read More

Evaporative-Pattern Casting 101: What You Should Know

Along with sand molding, plaster molding and shell molding, evaporative-pattern casting is a common casting process used in the metalworking industry. Statistics show that it accounts for up to 29% of all aluminum casting performed in the United States. But … Read More

Top 10 Failures in Manufacturing

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 … Read More

6 Things to Consider When Choosing Leveling Mounts

Also known as a leveling foot or leveling pad, a leveling mount is a machinery device that’s used to level the object or machine which on which it’s installed. They feature an adjustable height, allowing users to control the height … Read More

What Are the Pros and Cons of Using Ball Screws?

Originally known as an antifriction nut, a ball screw is a mechanical device that’s used to convert rotational motion into linear motion. They feature a long threaded shaft with ball bearings to withstand significant stress and weight, all while minimizing … Read More