Metals http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8236/more en Advances in Metals Pave Way to Lighter Vehicles http://machinedesign.com/metals/advances-metals-pave-way-lighter-vehicles <div class="field-deck"> Higher safety and environmental regulations in the automotive industry push designers to use stronger, lower-density metals. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Higher safety and environmental regulations in the automotive industry push designers to use stronger, lower-density metals. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/advances-metals-pave-way-lighter-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/advances-metals-pave-way-lighter-vehicles#comments Automotive Metals Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:56:00 +0000 51151 at http://machinedesign.com Replacing "failed" metal bellows? Consider these reverse engineering guidelines. http://machinedesign.com/metals/replacing-failed-metal-bellows-consider-these-reverse-engineering-guidelines <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Servometer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Servometer's time saving reverse engineering guidelines have made finding replacement metal bellows components</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/replacing-failed-metal-bellows-consider-these-reverse-engineering-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/replacing-failed-metal-bellows-consider-these-reverse-engineering-guidelines#comments White Papers Metals Thu, 30 Jul 2015 04:00:00 +0000 35511 at http://machinedesign.com Self-Clinching Captive-Panel Screws Eliminate Loose Parts http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/self-clinching-captive-panel-screws-eliminate-loose-parts <div class="field-deck"> These PFC2 and PFS2 self-clinching captive-panel screws provide secure and permanent attachment for thin-metal assemblies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The PFC2 and PFS2 self-clinching captive-panel screws from PennEngineering (<a href="http://www.pemnet.com" title="www.pemnet.com">www.pemnet.com</a>), Danboro, Pa., provide secure and permanent attachment for thin-metal assemblies. The fasteners can also....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/self-clinching-captive-panel-screws-eliminate-loose-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/self-clinching-captive-panel-screws-eliminate-loose-parts#comments Fasteners Metals Wed, 08 Jul 2015 18:34:00 +0000 50161 at http://machinedesign.com Practical Aspects of Weld Fatigue http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/practical-aspects-weld-fatigue <div class="field-byline"> Todd Palmer, Engineering Group Leader, Taylor Machine Works </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the last of this series, we look at some real-world cases of applying fatigue data to welded structures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/practical-aspects-weld-fatigue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fasteners/practical-aspects-weld-fatigue#comments Fasteners Metals Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:14:00 +0000 48281 at http://machinedesign.com Excess Rare Earth Metals Could Facilitate Nylon Production http://machinedesign.com/metals/excess-rare-earth-metals-could-facilitate-nylon-production <div class="field-deck"> Use of (not-so)-rare earth metals in large-scale manufacturing applications is expected to economize critical rare earth excavations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Use of (not-so)-rare earth metals in large-scale manufacturing applications is expected to economize critical rare earth excavations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/excess-rare-earth-metals-could-facilitate-nylon-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/excess-rare-earth-metals-could-facilitate-nylon-production#comments Materials Metals News Mon, 06 Apr 2015 13:31:00 +0000 47881 at http://machinedesign.com <p>An electron micrograph shows the&nbsp;catalyst on&nbsp;high surface area ceria.&nbsp;</p> The Basics of Coatings and Finishes for Metal Hardware http://machinedesign.com/metals/basics-coatings-and-finishes-metal-hardware <div class="field-byline"> Ken Masset, Smalley Steel Ring Co. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Coatings and finished for metal hardware such as latches, fasteners, springs, and hinges include degreasing, deburring, passivation oil dip, zinc phosphate, cadmium plating, and black oxide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/basics-coatings-and-finishes-metal-hardware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/basics-coatings-and-finishes-metal-hardware#comments Basics of Design Metals Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:33:00 +0000 47391 at http://machinedesign.com Backscatter Diffraction Uncovers Removed Serial Numbers http://machinedesign.com/metals/backscatter-diffraction-uncovers-removed-serial-numbers <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Crooks trying to hide their crimes or identities by filing the telltale serial numbers and markings from firearms, cars, or bullet casings could soon have a new forensic technique to worry about: backscatter diffraction. Engineers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have found a way to use this technique to read the imprint of letters and markings that were stamped into metal, but then polished or ground off.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/backscatter-diffraction-uncovers-removed-serial-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/backscatter-diffraction-uncovers-removed-serial-numbers#comments Metals News Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:45:00 +0000 46751 at http://machinedesign.com Stainless Steel http://machinedesign.com/metals/stainless-steel <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Eagle Stainless </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There's much to consider when choosing the right valve for your next application</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/stainless-steel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/stainless-steel#comments Design FAQs Metals Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:35:00 +0000 23891 at http://machinedesign.com Electroformed Metal Housing Sharpens Focus of Camera Probes http://machinedesign.com/metals/electroformed-metal-housing-sharpens-focus-camera-probes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Servometer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By switching from a machined camera retainer to a precision electroformed component, a manufacturer of imaging equipment has improved</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/electroformed-metal-housing-sharpens-focus-camera-probes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/electroformed-metal-housing-sharpens-focus-camera-probes#comments White Papers Metals Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:40:00 +0000 40671 at http://machinedesign.com Metal Prototyping Methods http://machinedesign.com/metals/metal-prototyping-methods <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Proto Labs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are the common methods of making metal prototypes? What is metal injection molding (MIM)?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/metals/metal-prototyping-methods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/metals/metal-prototyping-methods#comments Design FAQs Metals Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:00:00 +0000 40621 at http://machinedesign.com