Sheet Metal Cutting Operations

Sheet metal cutting operation involves the removal of the material from sheet. It is caused by shearing forces acting on the metal through the edges of the punch and die.Depending on shape and Cutting tool it can be classified into following types.Shearin ...

How to Join Sheet metal Parts ?

Sheet metal parts joining is very critical step in sheet metal fabrication. A good joint ensures product does not fail even in extreme conditions. In this article, we will discuss various sheet metal joining operations and their applications. Selectio ...

Plastic Part Design Guidelines – SMLease Design

What is injection molding? Injection molding is a process in which solid thermoplastic resin pellets are melted, injected into a mold, and then cooled back to a solid state in a new form. During injection and cooling stages of molding process, several f ...

Sheet Metal Electronics Enclosure Design

Designing a product from scratch is not a difficult task if you know what you want to design and knowledge of the design & manufacturing of parts. As per my understanding, out of these two knowing what to do is most difficult task. If we know what we ...

Galvanic Corrosion

What is Galvanic Corrosion? Galvanic Corrosion is a electrochemical process where one material corrodes if comes in contact with another material. It is also known as Dissimilar Metal Corrosion.  Prior conditions for galvanic corrosion: El ...

Difference Between Soldering Brazing and Welding

Soldering brazing and welding operations are used for joining two or more metal parts. These operations are different in terms of base material to be joined, joining temperature and filler material used. Welding Welding is an operation to join two ...

Basic Interview Questions On Plastic Part Design

You shall carefully read job description before the start of interview. Always ask yourself, what skill set interviewer is looking for? Try to gain those skills. This article covers some of the commonly asked Plastic Part Design interview q ...

Types of Washers & their Applications

What is washer?  Washer is a disk shaped thin plate with a center hole. Washers are used to distribute the load of a threaded fastener. Other application of washers are Spacers, Springs, preloading screws and vibration reduction.  In t ...