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Abbott Ball Solves Nitinol 60 Machining Problems
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Abbott Ball Solves Nitinol 60 Machining Problems

West Hartford, CT - In the more than 50 years since its discovery, there has been very little success in commercializing Nitinol 60. In spite of its superior characteristics, the material was effectively abandoned in the late 1950's, when difficulties in machining and work-hardening were encountered. However, Abbott Ball Company, with guidance from NASA, has engineered breakthrough methods to...

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Variable-Speed Finishing Systems are custom designed.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Variable-Speed Finishing Systems are custom designed.

Open-face barrel designs provide variable cascading, and are also used where acids might risk explosion in closed barrel. Closed-barrel designs permit full rotation of barrel, parts, and media for aggressive action in longer, unattended cycles. Both styles are available in freestanding or tabletop configurations. Dual-barrel systems are also available. Lined or unlined barrels are available in...

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Abbott Ball Solves Nitinol 60 Machining Problems
Materials

Abbott Ball Solves Nitinol 60 Machining Problems

West Hartford, CT - In the more than 50 years since its discovery, there has been very little success in commercializing Nitinol 60. In spite of its superior characteristics, the material was effectively abandoned in the late 1950's, when difficulties in machining and work-hardening were encountered. However, Abbott Ball Company, with guidance from NASA, has engineered breakthrough methods to...

Read More »
Variable-Speed Finishing Systems are custom designed.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Variable-Speed Finishing Systems are custom designed.

Open-face barrel designs provide variable cascading, and are also used where acids might risk explosion in closed barrel. Closed-barrel designs permit full rotation of barrel, parts, and media for aggressive action in longer, unattended cycles. Both styles are available in freestanding or tabletop configurations. Dual-barrel systems are also available. Lined or unlined barrels are available in...

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