Innovative metalworking fluid
At Adex we use metalworking fluid when we produce extrusion dies. We found an interesting article about a new metalworking fluid that we would like to share with you.
Total announced their new metalworking fluid: Folia. Folia is a water-based fluid and it is even free of emulsifiers and mineral oils. According to Total, Folia brings a few benefits for metalworking. Due to Folia the productivity will increase, tool life will become longer and operation costs will be lower. Because of Folia’s cooling power and lubricity the tool lifetime will be extended. This allows operators to manufacture larger parts in less time. Eventually, this will lead to a reduction of the tooling costs.
These are not the only Benefits. There are even benefits in the field of safety, health and environment.
- Non-slippery floor & cleaner workspace
- Less dangerous components
- Kinder to your skin at direct contact
- Safer for the environment
- Long fluid lifetime
- For more information about the benefits, click here.
All in all, a very interesting development in the field of metalworking fluid. This innovation brings a lot of benefits like decreasing operation costs and a higher productivity, but also benefits in the field of safety, health and the environment.
The role of aluminium in one of the biggest achievements in rocket engineering history
How does aluminium help to land the Falcon 9?
SpaceX developed a few technologies to ensure the accuracy of the Falcon 9 as it is going to land. One of these technologies is a number of deployable aluminium/ titanium grid fins and carbon fiber/ aluminium landing gear. The grid fins and landing gear provide a certain level of control in the first phase of the rocket’s trip back to Earth.
In the upper atmosphere, cold gas thrusters are being used. When the rocket reaches the lower atmosphere the grid fins deploy. The grid fins are used as wings. They are liable for the position of the rocket and guide the rocket back to Earth. The landing gear is very important to land the rocket in a vertical position.
However, these are not the only ways SpaceX used aluminium. Aluminium lithium alloy tanks are being used to contain liquid oxygen and kerosene. Because of the aluminium, a lot of weight is being reduced. For this reason, the payload of the rocket increased.
(Source: Light Metal Age)
Adex kent de gewenste kwaliteitseisen voor de verschillende markten. Ons onderscheidend vermogen komt tot stand door de inzet van ervaren engineers en de innovatieve Adex technologieën. We lopen voorop met de implementatie van de modernste technieken en machines. Onze klanten zijn wereldspelers in de automobiel-, luchtvaart-, treinbouw-, maritieme- en bouwindustrie. Zij willen produceren met matrijzen van het hoogste kwaliteitsniveau. Adex levert die.
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Dear Sir or Madam,
Since the outbreak of the Corona virus (COVID-19) we have been using a strict protocol within ADEX. This to ensure that we keep our workforce healthy.
Sticking to this protocol has resulted in a healthy workforce that is on the same level as before the outbreak. Capacity is back on the level that we are used to.
This gives us breathing room and space for new orders. Adex has still sufficient raw material and tools available to ensure the production. So for this we foresee no problems for the future.
The current protocol stays in force untill we find it save to either partially or completely lift it.
The Protocol is:
*For all our employees and visitors we have a protocol in place, which includes rules of conduct such as increased attention to hygiene rules and avoidance of crowds. This protocol is regularly updates as the situation changes.
*Handshaking as way of greeting will not be done as part of the precautions
*Business trips from Adex employees will be postponed until further notice.
*Visits from suppliers or customers will be kept to an absolute minimum. We prefer to contact our suppliers/customers by alternative means (Skype, Phone, Email) until further notice.
*For deliveries and pickups we have protocol that should be taken into account.
Stay healthy and stay safe!
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