REM Surface Engineering

Scratching the Surface: How Surface Engineering Fills in the Gaps that AM Leaves Behind

Posted by on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 in

Prior to 3D printing’s arrival on the manufacturing scene, the US military supply chain was often met with lengthy and arduous timelines for critical asset production. This not only stalled the manufacture and repair of essential equipment within t...

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Case Study of ISO/TS 6336-22 Micropitting Calculation

Posted by on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 in

ISO/TS 6336-22 (Calculation of load capacity of spur and helical gears — Part 22: Calculation of micropitting load capacity) is the ISO technical specification containing a proposal for a calculation for the risk of micropitting in gear sets....

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The History of Electroplating and a Historical Review of the Evolution of NASF

Posted by on Monday, April 5th, 2021 in

The history of electroplating is a curious mixture of mistakes, observations, serendipity and experimental development, enmeshed and entwined with the discovery of electricity in the late 18th century....

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Mechanical Paste Polishing vs. CAVF Finishing of Gears

Posted by on Monday, August 3rd, 2020 in

A recent Materials Matter article compared generic deburring versus CAVF (chemically accelerated vibratory finishing.) Both techniques are conducted in a vibratory unit....

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The Challenges of Generic Deburring vs. CAVF Deburring

Posted by on Sunday, July 19th, 2020 in

Relative to gear hobbing, shaving, and/or post heat-treat grinding to generate accurate tooth morphology there may come a time wherein vibratory deburring is a requirement to remove adherent burrs. ...

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Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts Webinar – Part 8 – LATTICE BRACELET

Posted by on Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 in

Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts While many can be put into operation as sintered, there are a number of […]...

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Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts Webinar – Part 7 – OPEN IMPELLER

Posted by on Monday, July 6th, 2020 in

Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts While many can be put into operation as sintered, there are a number of […]...

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Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts Webinar – Part 5 – FINGER SPLINTS

Posted by on Monday, July 6th, 2020 in

Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts While many can be put into operation as sintered, there are a number of […]...

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Metal Finishing for 3D Parts Webinar – Part 2

Posted by on Monday, July 6th, 2020 in

What options are available? While many can be put into operation as sintered, there are a number of reasons – […]...

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Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts Webinar – Part 1

Posted by on Monday, July 6th, 2020 in

Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts While many can be put into operation as sintered, there are a number of […]...

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Changes Ahead in the Roughness Standards

Posted by on Friday, May 15th, 2020 in

I have written numerous articles on tooth flank surface roughness measurement. This is such a page-turner of a subject!...

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Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts Webinar – Part 6 – SHOCK ABSORBER PISTON

Posted by on Monday, July 6th, 2020 in

Metal Finishing for 3D Printed Parts While many can be put into operation as sintered, there are a number of […]...

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