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7075 Aluminum—Still the King of Aerospace Manufacturing

The earliest flight machines were made primarily of wood and canvas, but much has changed since the Wright brothers’ plane, powered by a twelve horsepower engine with a thirty pound modified aluminum block, successfully marked the beginning of a new era in 1903. It didn’t take long until aluminum replaced wood as the preferred engineering material in the nascent airplane manufacturing industry, and even as modern-day composites continue to grow in popularity, today’s aircraft manufacturers still recognize aluminum—particularly 7075 aluminum—as the structural “king” of the aerospace industry.

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Stainless Steel Passivation: Reasons And Methods

During the manufacturing process, flaws can and often do occur. The finishing process is designed to remove these mistakes. If the metal employed is stainless steel passivation is often the favored choice. As long as the metal does not have a carburized surface, a passivating treatment is applicable and effective.

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The Everyday Value of Precious Metal Alloys

Precious metal alloys are mixtures of precious metals, other metals, and other elements. The jewelry you wear regularly is likely to be composed of these alloys. The coins you keep in your pockets and the frames for your artworks are additional examples. Nearly everyone has made good use of alloys and precious metals at some point in life.

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Benefits of Installing Granite Countertops in Plymouth MN

There is no question that installing new granite countertops in Plymouth MN can refresh the look of any kitchen space. However, with all the different kitchen counter materials available, it can be quite difficult to know if granite is the best option. Some of the main benefits offered by granite countertops are found here.

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