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  • Why & When to Adopt Concurrent Engineering?

    Why & When to Adopt Concurrent Engineering?

    The manufacturing and engineering landscape can be pretty competitive. New methods from lean manufacturing to various product design principles are created to gain a slight edge over competitors. Concurrent engineering […]

  • Case Study: Automating the Hen Keeping Industry

    Case Study: Automating the Hen Keeping Industry

    Our clients come from very different backgrounds and sectors. However, they all have a common denominator – thirst for innovation. This story fits the bill perfectly. Without further ado, here’s […]

  • What Is Rapid Prototyping?

    What Is Rapid Prototyping?

    Prototyping is an essential part of the product development process. Traditionally, it has meant long lead times and high costs or creating makeshift parts on the spot with little accuracy […]

  • Types of Fasteners

    Types of Fasteners

    Modern machinery is a marvel of engineering. Internal combustion engines of generators, for example, have controlled explosions taking place in the engine cylinders with rates up to 3600 rpm. That […]

  • Types of Gears

    Types of Gears

    Gears are rotating machine elements that transmit torque from one shaft to another via the teeth machined into them. Gears with similar tooth profiles mesh. This allows transmitting the power […]

  • Types of Bearings

    Types of Bearings

    From a small supermarket trolley to huge power plants, a great number of light-duty as well as industrial equipment could not function without the use of bearings in some form. […]

  • Limits & Fits

    Limits & Fits

    In engineering, a fit refers to the clearance between two mating parts. The choice of an engineering fit determines whether the two parts can move relative to each other in […]

  • Ultimate Tensile Strength

    Ultimate Tensile Strength

    Ultimate tensile strength (or just tensile strength for short) is an important property of materials to determine their mechanical performance. It is the ability of a material to resist tearing […]

  • Engineering Tolerances

    Engineering Tolerances

    In mechanical engineering, tolerances set the allowable deviation from assigned dimensions. The use of tolerances helps to ensure that the final product is readily usable, especially if it is a […]

  • Material Fatigue Strength

    Material Fatigue Strength

    When selecting a material for a particular application, it is important to consider the service conditions it will be subjected to. Choosing the material with the right properties ensures a […]

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