What is a Broaching Machine?

The term broaching may have been derived from an ancient roman word braccus, which meant an object having projecting teeth. The operation started in the year 1850 when broaching tools were called “drifts”. These drifts were being hammered in blacksmith shop through the work or...
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How Testing of Rubber Compound is Carried Out?

This can be sub-divided into two distinct categories: Testing of unvulcanized compound. Testing of vulcanized compound. Testing of Unvulcanized Compound Testing of Unvulcanized Compound Test Measuring Instrument Significance Viscosity Moony viscometer It gives idea about processing performance of the rubber compound in moulding. Scorch time...
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What is Cryogenic Tumbler?

After the rubber parts are removed from the moulds, they contain thin flash, a result of the elastomer flowing in multisection mould. This flash is typically removed by exposing the parts to a cryogenic tumbling process. This process is carried out in a machine known...
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What is Vulcanization of Rubber?

The process transforms elastomers with weak thermoplastic properties into a strong, elastic and tough substance with useful properties and introduces a network of cross links into the elastomers. Tensile strength is maximum at optimum cure. Beyond this point, the stock is said to be over...
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