Jessica Shapiro

Jessica
Shapiro

Jessica serves as Associate Editor - 3 years service, M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University. Work experience: Materials engineer, The Boeing Company; Primary editor for mechanical and fastening & joining.

Articles
Titanium quick-release pins - QRP Inc.
The pins come in a variety of diameters, finishes, and detent designs.
From the Safety Files: Lack of training leads to molten-zinc burns
A worker was severely burned after he accidentally slipped into a tank of molten zinc. He had received no training or warnings about the hazards of the work area.
Thin, self-adhesive urethane foams - Rogers Corp.
The foams are intended for sealing and shock absorption in handheld-electronics applications.
Pull-on chuck for core cutting - CoreTech International
The chuck works with converting cores up to 120 in. long.
Modified PLA - RTP Co.
The compounds have 10 to 40% glass-fiber reinforcement.
Food-grade epoxy - Master Bond Inc. 1
The two-part epoxy meets FDA and NSF requirements.
Tab washers - Boker's Inc.
The tab washers come in multiple configurations and materials.
Giving bearings a lift
Hydraulic lift keeps big bearings lubed at low speeds
Car review: 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco
Machine Design reviews the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco
Impact modifier for PLA - Poly One
The impact modifier works in injection-molding operations.
Metal-matrix composite heat-sink materials - Rogers Corp.
The aluminum matrix materials come in tailored CTEs.
Microhardness testers - Buehler
The testers perform Vickers or Knoop microhardness testing
Laminated polyethyleneterephthalate sheet - Octal 1
The laminated sheet is optimized for form-fill-seal operations.
Electron-beam sterilizer - Advanced Electron Beams
The sterilizer fits in narrow-necked bottles up to 2 L in volume.
Bottle palletizer - Proco Machinery Inc.
The palletizer can move from line to line on heavy-duty casters.
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