Mechanical Engineering Blog

Author: Andreas Velling

  • Engineering Drawing Basics Explained

    Engineering Drawing Basics Explained

    An engineering drawing is a subcategory of technical drawings. The purpose is to convey all the information necessary for manufacturing a product or a part. Engineering drawings use standardised language […]

  • Material Hardness – Types, Testing Methods & Units

    Material Hardness – Types, Testing Methods & Units

    Hardness is a material’s quality to withstand localised deformation. It may be especially important when looking for a suitable material for an environment that includes little particles that can induce […]

  • Generating Concepts for Product Design

    Generating Concepts for Product Design

    Engineering a great product comprises of many steps. From idea generation to actual production, you have to look for the best solution at every stage. In this article, we will […]

  • Stress-Strain Curve

    Stress-Strain Curve

    The stress-strain curve is one of the first material strength graphs we come across when starting on the journey to study materials. While it is actually not that difficult, it […]

  • Aluminium Corrosion & Its Different Types

    Aluminium Corrosion & Its Different Types

    Aluminium is the second most abundant metal on earth and due to its excellent properties, is one of the most widely used metals today. Therefore, it is useful to be […]

  • CNC Lathing – Process, Operations & Machinery

    CNC Lathing – Process, Operations & Machinery

    CNC lathing is one of the central methods of manufacturing. It can produce cylindrical parts with various contours. In machine building, you cannot bypass shafts to transmit power from the […]

  • CNC Milling – Process, Machines & Operations

    CNC Milling – Process, Machines & Operations

    CNC milling is one of the most common processes when looking to produce complex parts. Why complex? Whenever other fabrication methods like laser or plasma cutting can get the same […]

  • Is CNC Machining Dangerous?

    Is CNC Machining Dangerous?

    CNC machining entails both milling and turning. Spinning parts and tools may seem dangerous and they actually are, if not careful enough. But is the job of a CNC machine […]

  • CNC Milling vs CNC Turning – the Difference

    CNC Milling vs CNC Turning – the Difference

    Customers turning to us often ask for CNC machining services when looking to create a metal part with an intricate shape. While using this wide term is common and referring […]

  • How Much Does CNC Machining Cost?

    How Much Does CNC Machining Cost?

    CNC machining cost calculations can seem pretty complicated. There are a lot of factors to take into account, making the final cost assessment a little more difficult compared to other […]

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