Technical Articles

Insaco, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Material Fabrication and Processing Services)
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The Cleveland Clinic was investigating the use of ceramic materials for potential use in a right ventricle assist device to place the current coated titanium stator housing used in the pump assembly....
(Optical Components)
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Aluminum oxide ceramic is the most readily available technical ceramic in terms of physical size and also pure aluminum oxide content. Aluminum oxide, commonly known as Alumina, should be the first...
(Optical Components)
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Frequently Asked Ceramic Fabrication Questions...
(Optical Components)
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Problem: A cutting edge developer of scientific instrumentation was sourcing a small diameter ceramic bobbin requiring concentricity to three microns on a tiny axial bore. Although high electrical and...
(Optical Components)
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Problem: A manufacturer of medical endoscopes needed metalized sapphire windows with extremely smooth optically polished faces to allow for hermetic sealing into a Nickel 200 tube that was brazed to...
(Optical Components)
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Problem: Deep space-based research by NASA called for a high energy solar concentrator that could focus from 3.5" to a faceted point over a 12" length. Designers had initially tried sapphire as the...
(Optical Components)
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Problem: A customer pioneering in the life sciences industry contacted Insaco for a quote on Aluminum Nitride machining for their developmental part requiring excellent hardness and good thermal...
(Optical Components)
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Problem: A semiconductor processor was having contamination problems from metal and plastic gears due to intense chemical, thermal and high vacuum conditions. They were considering technical ceramics...
(Optical Components)
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Many times we are asked at Insaco if we could machine a thin metal rod, or drill a small metal plate, often requiring extremely tight tolerances and precision cuts. Unfortunately we don't machine...
(Optical Components)
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Problem: A specialized wire cutting machine used a tool-steel funnel to position a steel wire for cutting. In a short period of time, the rubbing of the wire damaged the funnel which then caused...