Casting

Hot Chamber Vs Cold Chamber

Cold chamber die casting is a preferred manufacturing process for metals that have high melting points like metal alloys of aluminium, brass and copper. Cold chamber machinery requires additional equipment — usually an outside furnace and a ladle to pour the metal into the machine. Hot chamber machinery contains the alloy melting pot as part of the machine itself and…

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Packaging

Corrugated Box Testing Methods

9 Corrugated Box Testing Methods to Ensure Packaging Quality: Bursting Strength Test Edge Crush Test 2 Single Water Resistance of the Gluing Cobb Sizing Tester Paper Grammage and Thickness Puncture Resistance Scuff Resistance Test Box Compression Test Chemical Analysis in Corrugated Box Testing CREDIT: BIZONGO.COM

Products

Pipe Vs Tube

Pipes are normally used to transport gasses or liquids making it important to know the capacity. Knowing how much can flow through the pipe is key. Tubes are generally used in structural application and engineering components and parts. Pipe is typically ordered using the Nominal Pipe Size (NPS) standard and by specifying a nominal diameter (pipe size) and schedule number…

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Packaging

Paper & Box Quality

Bursting Strength The bursting strength of a material is termed as the strength of the material to resist any type of rupture force that is applied on the material from a uniform direction and can cause the rupture of the material. Mullen test is used to determine the bursting strength of a sample. The bursting strength of a material is…

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Strategic Sourcing

Sourcing Cycle

1 Recognition of Need Needs Vs Wants 2 Understanding / Development of Specification – Technical & Performance requirement / Quantity / Quality / Delivery / Packaging / Service / Budget 3 Find Potential Source 4 Analyse Supplier – Proposals / Capabilities 5 Select Supplier – Negotiation Supplier Evaluation 6 Contract / Ordering / Delivery / Payment – Administration 7 Performance…

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Steel

Tool Room Materials

C45 [EN8 / 1045] – medium carbon steel EN24 / ISO 683-18 34CrNiMo6 – high tensile alloy steel Wear resistance, used in gears, pinions, shafts, and spindles, Die casting and hot metal processing, such as mold support, racks and gears, needle angle die casting, Hot stamping of stamping dies, aluminum and steel stamping die beds, low temperature nuts, bolts and rivets.…

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Quality Management

Hardness Testing

The ability of a material to resist permanent indentation is known as hardness. Brinell Hardness Test During this test, an accurately controlled force is maintained when an indenter, generally a carbide ball, is forced into the test model for a specific period of time. Upon removal, it leaves an encircling indentation, the measurement of which is taken to calculate material…

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Procurement Technologies

Supplier Evaluation

Checklist for evaluation of potential supplier – 1. Competency: Capabilities assessment – measurement against our requirement. 2. Capacity: Supplier’s available resources to meet our orders (staff, equipment, storage, and available materials.) 3. Commitment to Quality: Commitment to high quality standards. ISO 9001 or Six Sigma etc. 4. Financial Health – Cash-positive firms are in a much better position to weather…

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Products

Pump & Motor

A pump is a device that moves fluids (liquids or gases), or sometimes slurries, by mechanical action, typically converted from electrical energy into Hydraulic energy. Pumps can be classified into three major groups according to the method they use to move the fluid: direct lift, displacement, and gravity pumps. A pump moves liquids or gases from a lower pressure to a higher pressure and is responsible for this difference…

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1_Procurement Insights

How to select your Contract type?

How to select the correct contract type that is most suitable for our requirement? Selecting correct contact form for a specific purchase agreement depends on various factors like availability and accuracy of pricing data, relative strength of buyer and seller and perceived risk and market competition. Most of the contracts may be categorized either Fixed Contract, Cost Reimbursable contracts, Time…

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