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 ...

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 ...

Advantages and Limitations of Simulation Studies

What is Simulation ?  Simulations are computer models used to check the performance of a system in defined conditions. Simulation analysis accelerate the product design process. It ultimately helps to get products to market faster at low development ...

How to Prevent Galvanic Corrosion

Galvanic or dissimilar metal Corrosion is a electrochemical process where one material corrodes if it comes in contact with another material. You can check Galvanic corrosion in details here.  Prevention of Galvanic Corrosion 1. Insulation in between ...

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 ...