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
The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
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