Hot Rolled Vs Cold Rolled Steel

What is the differences  between hot rolled and cold rolled steel ? Basic difference between hot rolled and cold rolled steel is the way these metals are processed. Hot rolled steel involves rolling the steel at high temperatures. Whereas cold r ...

Sheet Metal Design Guidelines

In this article we will discuss sheet metal design guidelines to develop good quality sheet-metal parts at reduced cost.

Top 5 Free CAD Softwares

If you are a college graduate or entrepreneur who don't wants to invest in 3D CAD tool. But still need cad tool to perform engineering tasks of 3D cad modeling, Reviewing cad design e.t.c. In this scenario free CAD software tool can be a good ch ...

Types Of Injection Molds

Plastic Injection Molds can be classified in different categories based on: Feeding system Number of parts Mold Opening Type of component Based on Feeding System molds can be classified in two categories: 1. Cold Runner injection Mold In Cold ru ...

What is Chromate Conversion Coating

Chromate conversion coating is used to passivate zinc-plated Steel, aluminium, copper, silver, magnesium and tin alloys. Conversion coatings converts surface properties of substrate materials.It is primarily used as a corrosion inhibitor, pr ...

Plastic Prototyping : Various Options

Injection molding tool development requires longer lead-time and high investment. For initial testing and validation, engineers demands plastic parts in shorter lead times. This demand can be fulfilled with various plastic prototyping techniques. Followin ...

Advantages and Applications of Overmolding Process

What is Overmolding ? Overmolding is an injection molding process for creating one single part using two or more  materials. This process is also known as two shot injection molding. Advantages of Overmolding Plastic overmolding offers following adva ...

All About Anodizing

What is Anodizing ? Anodizing is an electrolytic process for producing thick oxide coatings on aluminium alloys. It improves surface resistance to wear and corrosion. Anodizing is also used as primary coat for powder coating and as a decorative lay ...

Plastic Material Selection Guidelines

Because of low cost, low weight to strength ratio, improved mechanical and structural properties plastic materials are becoming preferred choice over traditional metals. Plastic materials are available in various grades with wide variety of physical, ther ...

Accelerate Product Design Process with Simulation

Simulations are computer models used to check the performance of a system in defined conditions. In this article we will discuss how simulation accelerate the product design process and helps in getting products to market faster at low development cost. ...