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Components used by engineers and manufacturers that are concerned with machinery and tooling. Includes fasteners, springs, seals and gaskets, pumps, valves, fluid power and hydraulics, pneumatics, filtration and process hardware.
Lee Spring has introduced the Bantam mini compression spring into its catalogue range. Bantam mini compression springs are suitable for a range of applications and industries, including medical devices, pharmaceutical delivery devices, petrochemical processes, aerospace, marine, security and locking devices, firearms, electronic and illuminations controls, communications devices, precision instruments and automotive.
This technical article from JBJ Techniques considers the ins and outs of selecting splitter gearboxes.
Many products rely on the strength and durability of springs but, as Lee Spring warns, it is important to ensure high-quality springs are selected in order to avoid premature spring failure, which could prove disastrous.
This application note from Henkel describes the ways in which the use of engineering adhesives and compounds can play a significant part in all stages of a pump’s life.
For structures and equipment operating in harsh environments, springs and spring fasteners must be able to withstand different types of extreme conditions, including those found under water, outdoors and at very high or low temperatures. Challenging working conditions can be encountered across various industry sectors, such as aerospace, valve manufacturing, offshore and subsea, medical, power station and nuclear, turbine manufacture and general engineering. According to Lee Spring, ...
Generating power can mean the use of a diverse range of technology, from a simple coal-fired facility to the latest in nuclear plants. But all have one thing in common: the need to control heat and produce steam, and this generally means using large volumes of process water.
The correct selection of the valves being used within any process control system is key to ensuring the performance and reliability of that system. Michael Hannig, product manager for solenoid valves at Bürkert Fluid Control Systems, looks at this process with particular focus on the chemical resistance of the various components.
New developments in coffee machines require expert component design for effective fluid management, according to Daniela Krahn of Bürkert Fluid Control Systems. Coffee and other hot-drink vending machines fall into two main categories: bulk hopper storage or individual pod dispensing, and designers are faced with many different challenges in each category.
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This data sheet from Intertronics provides product data and physical properties regarding its Circuitworks flux remover pens.