Heavy-duty concealed hinges are available in stainless steel, steel, and aluminum, and are stocked in two different lengths and thicknesses: 0.81 inch and 1.26 inches long and 0.075 and 0.090 inch thick. The larger size features reinforcing ribs to secure heavier doors. The design and tight tolerances of the concealed hinges permit assemblers to achieve smooth, unbroken surfaces on metal cabinets. The door swings out and clear of the cabinet frame along the radius of the movable leaf.
Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
Engineers at the University of San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering have designed biobatteries on commercial tattoo paper, with an anode and cathode screen-printed on and modified to harvest energy from lactate in a person’s sweat.
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