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5 Reasons to Use Engineered Plastic Ball Bearings Instead of Stainless Steel

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When people picture ball bearings, the ones that come to mind are almost always going to be made out of stainless steel. However, plastic ball bearings are now becoming increasingly popular. Stainless steel might be the classic option, but advances in engineered plastics have provided plastic ball bearings with a whole host of compelling advantages, making them more than worthy of your consideration. Here are just five reasons why you should strongly consider opting for plastic ball bearings instead of sticking with stainless steel.…

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Global Trends Affecting the Hydraulic Equipment Market and Hydraulic Repairs

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If you are part of the hydraulic industry, you need to be knowledgeable on current topics. The industry is expanding every day making it imperative to know everything even if it does not affect your hydraulic repairs business. The hydraulics equipment industry affects equipment costs, technologies, and maintenance standards. With projections on its expansion in the coming years, it is important to know what is driving this growth to align your hydraulic repairs business with the said growth.…

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Custom Metal Fabrication: Application of 3D Printing

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Essentially, metal fabrication is the construction of metal structures via bending, cutting, and assembling. This value added process has grown over the years due to technology. Fabrication of Multifunctional parts requires design-using 3D. This is essential as you are not designing a single functional component such as thermal management, structural load, and control or sensing.  Therefore, traditional metal fabrication would not manage multifunctional parts; in comes 3D design. Here are some of the reasons why 3D model in manufacturing is essential.…

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