Category: Manufacturing Processes

shot blasting machine

A Guide to Shot Blasting / Shot Peening

Shot peening (also known as shot blasting) is a surface conditioning process carried out after various manufacturing processes. In simple terms it increases/improves the surface

centrifugal pump: wroking principle

Introduction to Hydraulic Pumps

Hydraulic pumps are omnipresent and used in applications ranging from mud pumping (drilling site) to movement of the antenna in space stations. They convert the

Composite Spraying

Composite spraying is an open-mould composite manufacturing process which makes use of a manually controlled spray gun to spray a chopped fibre with catalysed resin

Swaging: Rotary and Extrusion

Swaging is a process that belongs to the forging class of manufacturing processes, where the dimensions of the work piece is changed using dies which

blow moulding

Blow Moulding

Blow moulding is a permanent mould process used for the manufacturing of hollow plastic parts. The process can be divided into two main types: extrusion

explosive forming

Explosive Forming

Explosive forming is a process in which forces produced by an explosion are used to shape a workpiece. The explosive energy replaces the male part

Metal Forging

Metal forging is the oldest metal forming process which produces parts by the process of metal deformation. The forging process is classified into two different

automation basics - an automated production line

Automation Basics – An Introduction

Automation basics: The term automation is derived from the Greek root words of ‘Auto’, meaning “self”, and ‘Matos’, meaning “moving”. So, automation can be described

tooling design

A Basic Guide to Tooling Design

The discipline of tooling design is fundamental to manufacturing. The cost of manufacturing and of the end product depends heavily upon tool design. Tool design affects

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