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 ...

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 ...

Hot Rolled Vs Cold Rolled Steel – SMLease Design

Engineers working with sheet metal, often come up with this question. What is the differences  between hot rolled steel and cold rolled steel ? Fundamental difference between these two types of metal relates to the way these metals are processe ...

Role of Mechanical Engineer in PCB Design

Now a days, market disrupting big ideas are coming from new startups and innovators. They have no previous experience in product design.  In initial design stage, sometime innovators and startups gives more preference to pcb hardware design and soft ...

Types of Powder Coating

Powder coating is a type of coating that is applied electostatically as dry powder. After that it is cured under heat to allow it to flow and form a skin. It is used for coating on metal and plastic parts. Powders with low curing temperature and time are ...

Download Tolerance Stack-up Calculator

Tolerance stack up analysis calculates the total effects of part variation in a assembly. As a result, we can make a good judgement on product final assembly.. This calculator will aid you in tolerance stack up analysis.

Concentricity : GD&T Basics

Concentricity tolerance controls the central axis of a cylinder or sphere with respect to datum plane/axis. In another words, it controls median points on high precision cylindrical parts such as transmission gears. LMC and MMC modifiers are not applica ...

How to Prevent Galvanic Corrosion

Galvanic or dissimilar metal Corrosion is a electrochemical process where one material corrodes when comes in contact with another material. You can check more about Galvanic corrosion here. Galvanic corrosion can be prevented through following metho ...

Sheet Metal Cutting Operations

Sheet metal Cutting Operation involves the separation of the metal of the sheet in certain areas. This separation is caused by shearing forces acting on the metal through the edges of the punch and die. Shearing Operation Cutting process that produces str ...