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As the name alludes to, Nitinol is a nickel-titanium alloy known for its shape memory and super elastic characteristics. Shape memory refers to Nitinol's ability to undergo deformation at one temperature, then recover its original, under formed shape upon heating above its transformation temperature... Continue Reading
Metal strip for stamped parts usually is supplied by service centers that buy the material from large mills and slit it to width for their customers. At least, that is the common perception. But there is another layer in the supply network, which often is unrecognized. These are the precision rerol... Continue Reading
Today’s precision slitters are able to produce strip in very narrow widths, for example around .035” in a certain thickness range. In many cases, however, it is also often wise to consider flat wire as an alternative to strip. Strip is often the most economical choice, particularly for wider size... Continue Reading