Manufacturing

plastic electroplating

Plastic Electroplating: How to Make Plastic Look Like Metal?

Plating is a very common industrial process where the surface of a material is treated by applying a very thin coating of a different material. The plating process can either protect the surface against corrosion or give it a decorative finish. Through the years, an increasing range of plating processes have become available, and the …

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Difference between Capstan and Turret Lathe

Capstan and turret lathes are semiautomatic lathes. Semiautomatic means machining is done automatically but some other functions like changing of job/work piece and setting of tools are done manually. These are the modified version of engine lathe. It is an example of advancement of technology in manufacturing industry. Construction of turret/capstan lathes is similar to …

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Injection Molding Machine : Construction, Working, Application, Advantages and Disadvantages

Injection molding is an important industrial method. It is little bit similar to die casting but the difference is in raw material used. In die casting we use metals which require extremely high temperature for melting but injection molding is mainly done on glasses, elastomers and most commonly thermoplastic and thermosetting polymers but this technique …

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cupola furnace

Cupola Furnace : Principle,Construction, Working, Advantages, Disadvantages and Application

Cupola Furnace is a melting device used to melt cast iron, Ni-resist iron, and some bronzes and It is used in Foundries. The cupola can be made of any size and the size of the cupola is measured in diameters which range from 1.5 to 13 feet. The shape of the cupola is cylindrical And …

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Basic Introduction of Various Types of Milling Cutters

Today we will learn about types of milling cutters used in mechanical industries. Milling machine is a versatile machine on which we can perform most of machining operations. It is used to machine various shapes and size. Milling cutters are used to perform these operations. There are various types of cutter which are responsible for …

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Rolling Process: Types, Working, Terminology and Application

Today we will learn about rolling process types, working, terminology and application with its diagram. Rolling is a major manufacturing process of sheets and other cross sections of large length like I beam, railroads etc. It is one of a  metal forming process in which the metal work piece is compressed between a set of …

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