Illustrated Articles Relating to Properties, Processing and Use of Various Materials
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This information is based on the author's limited experiences and no claims are made as to bestness-of-approach, completeness or accuracy. This information should not be relied upon where life or safety are concerned .
Materials Notes
Working with Miniature Wire Rope
Also called "cable", wire rope has great properties and many uses.  Discussion of types, end affixing, limitations, etc.
2 Part Urethane Elastomers
Easily pourable, super-tough rubbers with good adhesion.
2 Part Silicone Elastomers
Thick pourable rubbers that stick to nothing.  Mainly used for molds, but inertness and high temp capability open up many possibilities.
2 Part Epoxy
Limited only by the imagination, epoxy is very fluid (easy to pour or inject), has excellent adhesion to embeds and  cures hard and strong. 
Urethane Belts
It's thermoplastic elastomer - a super tough rubber that can be melted together.  Power transmission belts or even structures can be easily created.
Shafts and Ball Bearings
Fundamental to creating smooth motions, some basic practical facts about the relationships between structures, shafts and bearings are presented.
works of  Carl C Pisaturo
Shafts and Ball Bearings
Fundamental to creating smooth motions, some basic practical facts about the relationships between structures, shafts and bearings are presented.
Toxic Products
Amusing tales of outgassing consumer goods from China.