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Chemical Etching

Etching Stainless Steel: Which Technique Works Best?

The integrity of every design is impacted by material selection. Choose the wrong material, and your application is subject to an unpredictable, potentially short life. Choose the right material, and your application has a much higher probability...

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Chemical Etching

What is Metal Etching?

From simple parts to complex components used in modern manufacturing, a wide variety of metal parts are created through photochemical etching. A subtractive process by which small pieces are removed from sheet metal, metal etching has proven to...

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RF/EMI Shields

Electromagnetic Field Protection in the Digital World

Many devices around us have the ability to collect intelligent data about our day-to-day lives. Personal computers store records of the websites you’ve visited; smartphones can keep tabs on your location; and GPS trackers monitor the routes you...

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Industrial Centrifuges

Designing Industrial Water Filters for Sustainability

As the world’s population continues to climb, so does the need to conserve water. Environmental responsibility demands water-efficient industrial processes, and commercial water users must make better use of costly resources to serve the growing...

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RF/EMI Shields

How EMI Shielding Techniques Are Powering the Future of EV/Hybrid Vehicles

It’s hard to remember a time where streets were void of electric and hybrid vehicles. In fact, it’s quite common these days to see plug-in stations in parking lots and hear of well-known automotive brands embracing the electric culture.

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

New Opportunities Indoors for Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are growing in commercial popularity by leaps and bounds, and Goldman Sachs recently predicted businesses and civil governments will spend $13 billion on drones by 2020. From farming to filmmaking, there seems to...

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Industrial Centrifuges

5 Industries Fueling the Industrial Filtration Market

From the food we eat to the water we drink to the oil that powers our cars, most substances we use require some form of filtration. As raw materials are converted to usable goods, solids must be separated from liquids; wastes set aside; and...

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Customer Stories

Enhancing the Tooling and Manufacturing of Metal Parts

The way products are manufactured has a crucial impact on their success in the market. This is true not only of the processes behind their development but also the design and engineering of tools used for fabrication—or what’s known as tooling.

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RF/EMI Shields

EMI Protection: 3 of the Most Common Myths

When radios first made their debut, noise interruptions—from pops and bangs to more subtle disruptions—were all chalked up to being part of the listening experience. But as electronic systems began to appear in military applications, the impact...

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

How UAV Design Has Evolved Over the Years

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have come a long way in recent years. Lightweight parts and sophisticated sensors are now the norm, and cutting-edge technologies once reserved for industrial and military applications are available to consumers at...

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