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Why Fatigue Testing Matters

Fatigue testing applies the kinds of stresses that a product will experience while in use to evaluate its ability to resist failure. During testing, the product is subjected to various types of stresses over a series of usage cycles until the specimen fails. The results can then be expressed as an S/n curve (stress vs. number of cycles to failure), which can in turn be used to estimate the product’s working life.

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What is X-Ray Powder Diffraction?

X-Ray powder diffraction is the use of a collimated monochromatic X-ray beam to analyze a crystalline solid can reveal highly accurate, critical information about the size, shape, and symmetry of unit cells and the position of atoms within the lattice framework.

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A Guide to Medical Coating Evaluations

Medical device coatings can help to ensure corrosion protection, lubricity, bone infiltration, and enhanced durability. When choosing a specific type of coating, it’s critical to select a solution that offers the right properties for the job at hand, as this will maximize the benefit to your device and ensure optimal part performance.

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A Guide to Aerospace Coating Evaluations

Aerospace coatings can provide a wide range of benefits for parts and components. When choosing a specific coating, it’s critical to select a solution that will offer the right properties for the application at hand. Unfortunately, it can often be complex figuring out exactly which type of coating will work best for a specific application. In such instances, getting a laboratory coating evaluation from a trusted service provider can be extremely helpful, especially when dealing with safety-critical industries such as aerospace.

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