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Molding Sand: Types and Properties [PDF]

The forthcoming assessment is critically based on the types of molding sand and its properties. Molding sands are usually compressed or heated as well as moistened by engineers to induce a specific shape. The sand also termed as Foundry Sand as it is used in the casting process. The sand casting process is generally used […]

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Rolling Process: Definition, Working, Application, Defects, Type of Rolling Mills [PDF]

Rolling is the deformation process of a metal that is widely used in the metal forming process. It is done by passing the strip of the metal between the rollers. This paper discussion will be made about the rolling process, the working principle of the rolling process along with that the working principle of the […]

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Cam and Follower: Definition, Types, Working Principle, and Applications [PDF]

In mechanical engineering, engineers often use a higher pair links mechanism that is renowned as Cam and Follower Mechanism. This pair of higher links are used to move links spontaneously or periodically. Although, cam and follower mechanisms are also used by engineers for ensuring zero or minimum degree of error. The device that is known […]

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Dial Indicator: Construction, Types, Working Principle, Applications, Advantages, and Disadvantages [PDF]

The Dial Indicator is a mechanical device that consists of pinions, gears or levers. By the means of a dial indicator precision of a workpiece can be measured by an engineer. Although it is working as a comparator also (Baxterand Meijer, 2017). Construction of a Dial Indicator: Construction of a Dial indicator changes regarding their […]

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Loeffler Boiler: Definition, Parts, Working, Advantages, Disadvantages, and Applications [With PDF]

Loeffler is another example of a water tube boiler. This is a high-pressure boiler which is up to 100 bar. I have also explained other water tube boilers such as Benson, Lamont, Babcock and Wilcox Boiler. Today we will study Loeffler's boiler definition, Parts or construction, Working principle, Advantages, Disadvantages, and Application. So let's start […]

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Sigma Comparator: Construction, Working Principle, Applications, Advantages, and Disadvantages [PDF]

A comparator works on the relative dimension, which means it can measure the difference between basic dimensions with the actual dimension. Sigma comparator is one type of mechanical comparator developed by the Sigma Instrument Company, USA. Construction of Sigma Comparator: A Sigma Comparator is constructed by the following components, and those are: Plunger Knife Edge […]

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Johansson Mikrokator: Construction, Working, Advantages, Disadvantages & Applications [PDF]

Comparator is not a measuring instrument, it is a comparing instrument that means it can compare the measured value of a substance with its actual value. There are various types of comparators are available in the market, Johansson Mikrokrator is one of them. It is a mechanical type of simple comparator invented by C.F. Johansson. […]

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Scotch Marine Boiler: Definition, Parts, Working, Types, Advantages, Disadvantages, Application [With PDF]

Scotch marine boiler is a fire tube boiler. It is used for marine works. Why this boiler works only marine? Because as per need the several parameter Scotch marine boiler full fills all the parameters. Like, The efficiency is great. The size of this boiler is small and It can generate or produce steam from […]

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Characteristic of Instrument: Static and Dynamic [With PDF]

Measuring instruments are the device which indicates the measured quantity into a broadly displayed information. A measuring instrument can directly show the measured value or it can show the equivalent value to known measure value of the same quantity. To do the perfect performance, an instrument should have some quality, here in this article we […]

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Difference Between Pump and Compressor [With PDF]

The main differences between Pump and compressor are the pump transfers liquid from one place to another place whereas the compressor is used for storage of squeezed gas and then it supplied at the required place. Before moving to further detailed explanation lets have some overview of Pump and compressor. Note: At the bottom of […]

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