This web page is dedicated to our good friend, retired armored vehicle engineer Bill Criswell who passed away a few years ago. A courageous and wise voice of reason against the wheeled truck madness infecting the Army and DoD, the picture above was his favorite of 11 th Combat Engineers leading the way into Baghdad using M113 Gavins with gunshields.
Aerospace materials — past, present, and future. Constant pressure for greater fuel efficiency is forcing aerospace manufacturers to find ways to incorporate new and existing materials that had once been considered impractical to machine.
Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Energy Star. the consumption of fuels and from the calcination of limestone. This report briefly describes . improvement of the energy efficiency of the pyroprocessing systems. 5 Traditionally, ball mills are used in finish grinding, while many plants use vertical roller mills.
Type I AK-47, hybrid stamped/milled receiver with prototype slab sided magazine - 7.62x39mm. While it was intended for the AK to use all stamped parts for cost reasons, the Soviet metalworking industry was simply not ready to do this at the time, and the high rejection rate of the early stamped AK receivers led to a switch to milling that lasted until the introduction of the AKM.
Stonehouse - new machine shop. In September 2004, Renishaw purchased a capacious factory near Stroud, Gloucestershire for £5million with the eventual aim of moving most of its machining operations from its well-known New Mills headquarters in Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire.
In 1641, the first patent in North America was issued to Samuel Winslow by the General Court of Massachusetts for a new method of making salt. On April 10, 1790, President George Washington signed the Patent Act of 1790 (1 Stat. 109) into law proclaiming that patents were to be authorized for "any useful art, manufacture, engine, machine, or device, or any improvement therein not before known ...
Although the former USSR (Russia) has, over many decades, produced a huge variety of industrial lathes, the former Communist-controlled and centralised industrial systems with many manufacturers producing identical models, was not known for an interest in smaller types, especially those intended for the model engineer or home-shop enthusiast.