Material Upgrade Reduces Machining Costs By 40 Percent
This manufacturer of solenoids, valves, linear variable differential transducers (LVDT) and flame arresters, was experiencing poor results when machining two different valve components, one from Type 431 stainless, and the other from Type 15Cr-5Ni stainless.
Tooling Alloy Started In Aerospace
Tooling alloy was invented to meet the demanding specifications for landing gear components of U. S. Navy carrier-based jet aircraft. It was discovered that this material alloy had certain outstanding properties that recommended it as an effective upgrade for conventional tooling materials.