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The most useful machine: Band saw

The most useful machine: Band saw

As the name implies, a band saw is a saw composed of a continuous metal band (called a band saw blade) that rides on two wheels that rotate on the same plane. The band saw machine contains a circular serrated blade that can be used to process wood, metal and various other materials. Depending on the lateral flexibility and the width of the belt, the band saw machine can be used for cutting straight, irregular or curved shapes.

Aug 12, 2020
Grinding machines

What are grinding machines?

A grinder or grinder is an industrial power tool that uses an abrasive disc to cut. There are different types of sanders, each with a different purpose. Here is an overview of the most popular types of precision grinders.

Aug 12, 2020
Speed reducer gearbox

What is a speed reducer gearbox?

Speed reducers are mechanical devices generally used for two purposes. The primary use is to multiply the amount of torque generated by an input power source to increase the amount of usable work. They also reduce the input power source speed to achieve desired output speeds.

Aug 12, 2020
CNC vertical machining center: Which is best for your shop

CNC vertical machining center: Which is best for your shop?

Milling is one of the most used processes in the metal industry today, offering skilled craftsmen a method of expertly cutting and shaping rolled steel. While many different types of machining centers are used in the industry, they are generally classified as vertical machining centers and horizontal machining centers. Vertical mills have spindles (cutting elements) that are arranged vertically. Horizontal cutters have a spindle parallel to the ground.

Aug 11, 2020
Helical gears or helical rack and pinion?

Helical gears or helical rack and pinion?

Gears are a key element of engines and machines drives; increase the output torque and control the direction of rotation or speed. Helical gears of plastic and metal gears in many shapes and sizes: spur, globoid, planetary and helical; with pinion, screw or different types of teeth. Among them, helical and spur gears are usually the most common in many industrial applications. Do you want to know their differences and features in depth? This article may help you.

Aug 11, 2020
How to choose the right grade of Ductile Cast Iron

How to choose the right grade of Ductile Cast Iron

Ductile Cast Iron is also referred to as SG Iron, ductile cast iron, or spheroidal graphite. This type of iron was developed in the USA almost 70 years ago. Ductile cast iron is a type of cast iron that is melted with elements such as magnesium or cerium to cause the formation of free graphite nodules or spherulites. The name of ductile iron means that this form of cast iron has a certain degree of ductility. The key characteristic of this substance is the graphite structure.

Aug 11, 2020
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