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5 Benefits of Passivating Stainless Steel for Pharma Applications

Astro Pak on February 13, 2020
Preventing product contamination is one of the primary – if not the foremost – objective in the pharmaceutical manufacturing process. The pharma industry relies extensively on the use of stainless steel throughout the ...
Topics: Pharmaceutical

The Benefits of Using Circular Floats for Jet Engine Maintenance

Marlin Steel on February 11, 2020
Jet engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) is an essential process to keep aircraft engines and parts in prime condition so they can operate efficiently, effectively, and safely. Since most aerospace parts ...
Topics: Aerospace

Sintering vs Melting: What's the Difference?

Marlin Steel on February 6, 2020
For those who aren’t familiar with manufacturing, and metal forming, in particular, the difference between melting and ...

How Does Finite Element Analysis Ensure Quality Aerospace Manufacturing?

Marlin Steel on February 4, 2020
Aerospace parts must withstand extreme stress from a variety of forces, including air pressure, inertia forces, or impact ...
Topics: Aerospace

How is Stainless Steel Made?

Marlin Steel on January 31, 2020
You might already be familiar with the properties of different types of stainless steel—such as how grade 304 stainless steel has excellent corrosion resistance or how annealed and stress-relieved 430 stainless steel ...

The CFM56 Jet Engine and the Growth of the MRO Industry

Marlin Steel on January 28, 2020
Since 2016, the CFM56 has remained the most used high bypass turbofan jet engine. At a rate of of one million hours per eight days, the CFM56 is expected to achieve a total of ...
Topics: Aerospace

5 Uses for Inconel and Why to Use it [+ Examples]

Marlin Steel on January 23, 2020
Inconel® is a material that is specifically optimized for some of the toughest use conditions to be found in manufacturing. Even compared to stainless steel, Inconel® has an incredibly high tolerance for extreme heat, ...

5 Reasons to Use Custom Aerospace Blade and Vane Baskets

Marlin Steel on January 21, 2020
Maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) operations in the aerospace industry are critical for keeping jet turbine blades, vanes, engines, and other aircraft parts working properly and effectively. Proper MRO is ...

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