The company offers specialized performance characteristics, using a highly-controlled hardening and tempering process to selectively modify the internal steel structure. The pre-tempered material is made for parts, wear plates, spring washers and brackets. Distortion, irregular and out-of-spec parts are cut down by using pre-tempering, which has no secondary heat treating, a common cause of these problems. The company uses an advanced, computer-controlled process to produce the material uniformly, consistently and with lot-to-lot repeatability. The high carbon and alloy strip steel comes in scaleless blue, polished blue, polished bright and polished straw finishes. Blue Blade Steelhttp://rbi.ims.ca/4928-616
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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