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Advancing rocket propulsion through Additive Manufacturing, novel surface finishing technologies and public-private partnerships

“Traditionally, it takes many months to manufacture, test and deliver a conventional combustion chamber. We can reduce that time considerably,” […]

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Gear Repair for Helicopters and Wind Turbines via Isotropic Superfinishing

Abral = a proprietary, abrasive vibratory finishing process AEO = all engines operative OEI = one engine inoperative CAVF = […]

Gear Repair for Helicopters and Wind Turbines via Isotropic Superfinishing

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

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

A Quick Review of CAVF Processing In CAVF, an HDNA media fills the vibratory unit. The high-density, non-abrasive media is […]

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The Challenges of Generic Deburring vs. CAVF Deburring

CAVF allows use of HDNA media, which has a low attrition rate, keeping its shape and size much longer and […]

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

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

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 6 – SHOCK ABSORBER PISTON

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

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 4 – PARACHUTE RINGS

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 3 – GEARS

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

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

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

The ISO Standards The four ISO standards listed above are part of a family of GPS (Geometrical Product Specifications) standards […]

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