Metal Injection Molding Shines
for Medical Parts Metal injection molding combines the best of metals’ properties and plastics molding to create complex parts that are finding applications in the booming medical device market.
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Insaco - precision machining in a nano world
As nanotechnology is becoming more and more relevant in the photonics, semiconductor processing, medical and life sciences industries, Insaco has kept pace in our ability to precision machine parts, to extremely tight tolerances, that are now routinely used in the nano world. Companies that require "macro" tooling, fixtures, process assists, and optics that must be made from ceramic or sapphire allow us to become ENABLERS for the nano technology world. For more details on our exact machining and measuring/documentation capabilities, Click Here.
Sponsored Technology Content Design Tips For Engineers: The Finishing TouchIn partnership with Hydro Aluminum
Numerous finish options are available for aluminum extrusions and selecting a surface finish of an extruded component can be a critical design decision. During the extrusion process, a corrosion-resistant film forms on the surface that provides a durable protective barrier. Read More Tapping Ceramic Injection Molding ServicesIn partnership with Phillips Plastics
Need a component that is hardy enough to take on high temperatures, corrosion or wear? Ceramics may provide the ideal solution. Building on extensive Metal Injecting Molding capabilities, Phillips has now launched Ceramic Injection Molding for customers looking for an alternative to plastics and metals, as well as costlier ceramic processes. Read More
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Hydro Aluminum is the third-largest integrated aluminum supplier in the world with a presence on every continent. In North America our network of extrusion and remelt operations ensure value creation through innovative and efficient solutions based on aluminum. We serve a wide range of customers in markets including transportation, industrial, electrical, consumer durables, and building and construction. View All Resources from Hydro Aluminum
Low Temperature Black Chrome PlatingVendor:MISUMI USA, Inc. | Type:Data Sheet Low Temperature Black Chrome plating is suitable for applications requiring corrosion resistance or minimal light reflection. Learn about the plating technology and see results after 168 hour Anti-rust testing. Compare Low Temperature Black Chrome plating with 51200 Bearing Steel, 440C Stainless Steel and Electoless Nickel Plating results.
Lean Thinking Drives InnovationVendor:Tinnerman | Type:Design GuideWhen a large Midwestern building manufacturer had a strong need to improve the way their product was assembled their thoughts immediately turned to the unfortunate potential for increased cost in solving their problem. Find out how innovation has been the process to connect quality and cost savings. When a large Midwestern building manufacturer had a strong need to improve the way their product was assembled their thoughts immediately turned to the unfortunate potential for increased cost in solving their problem. Find out how innovation has been the process to connect quality and cost savings.
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The choice between helical and spur gears in gearboxes may seem straightforward. But with planetary gearboxes, however, the choice between helical and spur gears requires some additional thought. Here’s what you need to know to make the right choice.
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