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Torlon | polyamide-imide (PAI) – properties and applications

Do you know a thermoplastic as highly performing as Torlon®? The other name for this strong material is polyamide-imide (PAI). PAI’s excellent chemical and physical properties enable it to perform reliably under harsh conditions at temperatures of up to 260 degrees centigrade. With its outstanding creep and wear resistance, this material finds use in many …

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Units of Modulus of Elasticity

Units of Modulus of Elasticity (Young’s Modulus)

Before diving in to take a deeper look at the different types and units of modulus of elasticity (Young’s Modulus), let’s first take a look at a broad definition of this highly important mechanical property. A basic definition of modulus of elasticity Also known as ‘elastic modulus’, it is a measured value that represents a …

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4130 Steel Properties

4130 Steel Properties and Applications

It is very useful for any mechanical engineer to be aware of 4130 steel properties. 4130 steel, otherwise known as Chromoly or chromium molybdenum steel alloy, is made with 0.8 to 1.1% chromium and 0.15 to 0.25% molybdenum as strengthening agents. steel properties make it a versatile metal, especially mechanical properties such as high ductility, …

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Polypropylene properties and uses

Polypropylene is widely regarded as one of the most versatile plastics. Just look around and you will surely spot it, albeit in different forms – whether it’s in your kitchen (appliances, cutlery and utensils), around your living room (furniture, carpets, rugs), your kids’ room (toys), your garage (car batteries, packaging material) or even your closet …

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ISO 2768

ISO 2768 – A Basic, Simplified Guide

ISO 2768 standard is a creation of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Like for any other standard of this nature, the technical committee was the team behind this work. Other participants in this process were international organizations, governmental organizations, NGOs and other interested parties. This standard, generally titled “General Tolerances”, consists of two parts: …

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french drain

French drain design and cost, including pipe, gravel and installation

Since the days of the caveman we have seen the emergence of simple drainage systems. Used as means to reduce flood dangers or improve irrigation the basic design and structure has remained remarkably constant. We will now take a look at the French drain which has been extremely effective for nearly 200 years. What is …

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