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Backing is defined as material placed at the root of a weld joint for the purpose of supporting molten weld...
The terms 'glue' and 'adhesive' are now used interchangeably, although 'adhesive' is the preferred term within industry.
These two variants of a production system are compared.
The purpose and effects are described, and factors that influence the need for it, and the best conditions to use,...
A table is presented giving a summary of the codes and standards defining acceptance limits for different materials and applications.
Length control through "burn-off" and forging is described.
Where colour match is important in the welding of aluminium and its alloys, care must be taken in selecting the...
Meanings are given of many commonly used acronyms in the electronics industry.
Principles are set out of Lean Manufacturing and Just-in-Time Manufacturing, which involve the removal of all unnecessary costs.
Industries that use adhesives, and reasons why adhesives should be used are given. Design for manufacture and assembly considerations are...
The mechanisms of each are described and their advantages are listed. Choice of one over the other depends to a...
Pulsing of the current during MIG/MAG welding is discussed, including the advantages it brings to metal transfer.
Selection of fluxes for soldering is considered briefly.
Use of bolts and screws for joining of ceramics is discussed, with reference to the machining required.
Briefly explains the differences in the test methods and consequences for the results obtained.
Effects of composition on susceptibility are explained.
Advantages of HVOF sprayed coatings over hard chrome plating are presented.
Microwave transparency is discussed with reference to molecular structure of the adhesive
Factors affecting weldability of quenched and tempered steels are described.
Possible uses of friction welding under vacuum conditions are briefly addressed.
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