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A very dark, hard and smooth wood used for ornamental work.
See also: Timber.
5.5 % Lead 94.5 % Tin
There are a number of different types of electric motor. Some are described here along with their properties. more......
A technique for joining materials in which components to be welded are heated by a concentrated beam of high-velocity electrons in vacuo.
A hard, durable and coarse grained wood. Used for ship building.
See also: Timber.
A milling cutter that is used mainly to machine on the side of the cutter and so used to profile a part. more...
There are many different types of engine: IC engine, Steam Engine, Stirling Engine.
From the horizontal single cylinder engine through the V6 and V8 to the H24 there are many different engine configurations. more...
A plate coated in engineers blue and then marked out.
The plate was then centre punched and drilled using a 6mm drill at the points marked and then machined using a 6mm slot drill. It is important to note that the blue is removed by most maching operations and so important to centre punch or drill the required reference points.
This is the engine bulk volume divided by power.
This is the engine weight divided by power.
20 % Lead 80 % Tin
Various epicyclic arrangements and their ratios are described here. more......
The ER system is standardised as DIN 6499. This includes chuck, collets and clamping nut.
Chemical name: di-ethyl ether
Chemical formula: (C2H5)2O
See also: Chemical Table.
57 % Copper 43 % Nickel
96 % Copper 3 % Silicon 1 % Manganese
Some basic parameters describing the exhaust system used with internal combustion engines to increase power and reduce noise. more......