Ferro-Tic(reg) titanium carbide materials are used in tooling and wear parts. Grinding Quill material has an influence on the dimensional control and surface finish of small bores under 2 inches. Ferro-Tic also features a low density and high elastic modulus, and reduces quill design tolerances and chatter. Applications include those that require a material with a high specific modulus such as diamond-roll dresser spindles.
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One way to keep a Formula One racing team moving at breakneck speed in the pit and at the test facility is to bring CAD drawings of the racing vehicleís parts down to the test facility and even out to the track.
Most of us would just as soon step on a cockroach rather than study it, but thatís just what researchers at UC Berkeley did in the pursuit of building small, nimble robots suitable for disaster-recovery and search-and-rescue missions.
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