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ball bearing in foreground next to precision bore in part
It's imperative that design engineers understand the full journey of the parts they design, from the drawing definition, through manufacturing, Read more
woman seated at laptop typing drawing notes in a CAD program
Preparing clear, complete engineering drawings is a critical skill for nearly every design engineer. New engineers have traditionally had to Read more
An assortment of fasteners like nuts bolts and washers
Mechanical fasteners like screws, nuts, and bolts are fundamental components in any machine or vehicle. In this video, we will Read more
Detail view of an engineering drawing
Engineering drawings are the most important deliverables that a design engineer produces. They provide all the instructions needed to make Read more
In our recent video about O-rings, we featured some FEA animations of an O-ring being installed in a gland, and Read more
Zoomed-in view of fingers pushing a piston with O-rings and backup rings into another component.
O-rings are the epitome of elegant engineering: The ring itself costs only a few cents, and the groove it goes Read more
measuring a machined pin with micrometers
The vast majority of engineered products have multiple components that need to fit together. Sometimes you need components to slip Read more
Probe inspecting rectangular part in CNC machine.
In response to a viewer question, we did a quick follow up to our previous Renishaw probe test, this time Read more
Woman standing at CNC machine control panel
Follow us as we perform the second machining operation of a 6061 aluminum part as well as the manual inspection Read more
Have you ever needed to turn hardened steel like a dowel pin, drill rod, or ball screw? We recently had Read more