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Metal Finishing Methods & Uses – Anodizing, Plating, Coating standard

Metal Finishing is a term that is used to describe many forms of treatments of metals, of countless different types and alloys. Metals have been finished or treated for thousands of years. Early civilizations would create hammered, polished and sanded finishes on a variety of metals such as bronze, copper, gold, silver, and iron. These finishes were applied to jewelry, containers, and weapons. As time went on the processes and finishes became more sophisticated, as did the equipment and methods to utilize these finishes. Several newer finishes had a much more functional use. Finishing today encompasses media blasting for metal cleaning and preparation for other finishes, with various elements such as sand, corundum of varied grits. Walnut shells are even ...

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The Basics of Pipe Design, Practice, and Safe Implementation standard

Bellows Manufacturing and Research, Inc. is proud of its knowledge base and experience that includes sound piping engineering knowledge, specialist skills in pipe stress analysis and piping design and layout. BMR is adept at pipe support selection in conjunction with the appropriate expansion joints. BMR’s pipe stress analysis experience is being utilized in such industries as aerospace, oil and gas, cryogenics including LNG, air separation, chemical, pharmaceuticals, alumina and other mineral industries. Delivering support to customers for both piping systems and expansion joints is a challenge undertaken with great care and pride. Customer requirements provide the direction necessary to ensure proper design support systems are in place for protecting the expansion joints and verifying precise functionality per design specifications. Step ...

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