Industrial Balls

Sapphire and Ruby Balls feature coefficient-of-friction of 0.2.
Industrial Balls

Sapphire and Ruby Balls feature coefficient-of-friction of 0.2.

Sapphire and Ruby Balls are available in 42 in. and metric sizes from 0.1 mm to 0.5 in. diameter. Having a melting point of 2,000°C and refraction index of 1.76 µ at 20°C, units feature Mohs 9 hardness. These units are impervious to most chemicals, solvents, and detergents. Balls feature surface finishing from 0.008 to 0.010 µ Ra and are used as ball check valves, stylus tips, fiberoptic and...

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Industrial Balls

Manufacturer Aids in Construction of Living Memorial to JFK in Washington, D.C.

Meredith-Springfield Associates, Inc., Engineers Sustainable, Recycled Solution for Expansion Project LUDLOW, Mass. - Meredith-Springfield Associates, Inc., a world-class plastics manufacturer specializing in extrusion blow molding and injection stretch blow molding, today announced the adoption of an environmentally sustainable solution for the most recent expansion project of the JFK Performing...

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Molded O-Rings and Rubber Balls provide optimum sealing.
Industrial Balls

Molded O-Rings and Rubber Balls provide optimum sealing.

Available in 12 materials with ODs from 0.070–0.139 in., Quad® O-Rings are used as static, reciprocal, and oscillating seals in low speed and low pressure applications. Quad-Ring® Lobed Seals, offered in same sizes, provide 2X sealing surface to withstand distortion and extrusion while providing longer life. Quad®-Brand Ground Rubber Balls, available in 14 diameters from 3/32–1 in., are...

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Deploying Commercial Electronics in Rugged Environments
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Deploying Commercial Electronics in Rugged Environments

When it comes to defense, all operations require a high degree of coordination and processing. As a result, airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) has become a crucial component of military activity. In order to maintain stealth and avoid detection, ISR missions are forced to fly at extremely high altitudes. These altitudes present a number of environmental obstacles such as extreme temperature ranges or fluctuating atmospheric pressure – most of which cannot normally be handled by commercially available components. However, because of rising costs and time delays, developing application-specific hardware is becoming less feasible. Using a real-life case study, this white paper explores in great detail a scenario in which Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) components were able to be used for a critical, extreme environment application. Check out this report, and see if cost-saving commercial COTS components can possibly be utilized for your specific needs.

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Sapphire and Ruby Balls create short focal length lenses.
Industrial Balls

Sapphire and Ruby Balls create short focal length lenses.

Featuring 9 Moh hardness, Meller Sapphire and Ruby Balls come in 42 in. and metric sizes from 0.1–0.5 mm diameter with 0.000025 in. sphericity and ±0.0001 in. basic diameter tolerance. Units can be precision ground into plano-convex lenses with surface finishes to 80–20 scratch dig. Unaffected by fast moving dirt and impervious to most chemicals, solvents, and detergents, balls crafted into...

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Innovate for the Future
Industrial Balls

Innovate for the Future

Powder Systems Limited (PSL) at Interphex New York PSL have been exhibiting at the New York trade show for more than 10 years, and this year the business will have two new innovative products to launch at the Javits Conventions Center, from 26-28 April 2016 on booth 2232. PSL has chosen Interphex, a premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology and manufacturing event dedicated to Innovation,...

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Overhaul Balls provide ballast on crane hoist rope.
Industrial Balls

Overhaul Balls provide ballast on crane hoist rope.

Made of heavy steel, Overhaul Balls are used on hook end of crane hoist rope to supply downhaul weight that is needed to counter bearing friction and winch-to-boom line weight. Spilt Overhaul Balls are made up of 2 cast iron halves, which clamp to line by means of bolts. Models are available in diameters of 7.12, 9.19, 9.50, and 11.25 in. or in weights of 50, 100, 89, and 154 lb, respectively.

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Sifter Balls come in multiple material options.
Industrial Balls

Sifter Balls come in multiple material options.

Available in stock size range of 5/8–2 in., Sifter Balls come in polyurethane for applications demanding abrasion resistance in addition to food-grade rubber options. Clear FDA Silicone is available for high temperature applications, while both Neoprene and Natural Rubber options for high abrasion resistance applications are also available. Balls keep sifting system clean and effective, and...

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Industrial Balls

Rayotek: Seeing Under Pressure

Rayotek Safer Viewing of Hostile Marine Environs. Rayotek designed the 7.5 ft. diameter glass sphere for Triton’s 36000/3 Submersible. According to Bill Raggio, Rayotek Scientific isn’t specifically a maritime company, but it definitely is part of San Diego’s “Blue Economy.” “We’re both an engineering company and a sapphire and glass manufacturer. We make specialized glass for...

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560 and 572 Series IP67 Waterproof Inline Plug and Socket
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560 and 572 Series IP67 Waterproof Inline Plug and Socket

EDACs new line of IP67 waterproof plug and socket connectors represent the cutting edge of waterproof connection technology. Part of the 560 and 572 series of connectors, they utilize innovative design concepts to deliver a level of performance and value that is unmatched in the industry. See our video to learn more.

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