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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A Tokyo company, Miraisens Inc., has unveiled a device that allows users to move virtual 3D objects around and "feel" them via a vibration sensor. The device has many applications within the gaming, medical, and 3D-printing industries.
In the last few years, use of CFD in building design has increased manifolds. Computational
fluid dynamics is effective in analyzing the flow and thermal properties of air within spaces. It can be used in buildings to find the best measures for comfortable temperature at low energy use.
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