block of metal


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metal that is cast in the shape of a block for convenient handling

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And not only that, because it's additive manufacturing and not subtractive manufacturing, you are not wasting 90% of a block of metal to achieve the finished product.
Mechanically separated meat is a paste produced by compressing carcasses, much like a used car is crushed into a dense block of metal," he explains.
A proprietary process creates a block of metal that contains 15% empty space in the form of tiny interconnecting channels.
The pressure can press a car into a little block of metal," says geological engineer J.
Heating a block of metal (called a billet) using electromagnets, the machines prepare raw materials to be mechanically extruded into predetermined shapes.
Despite being described as a mid-size sports utility vehicle, the Nitro looks a huge block of metal from the front - very different, very American.
Despite being described as a mid-sized sports utility vehicle, the Nitro looks like a huge block of metal from the front - very different, very American.
Despite being described as a mid-sized sports utility vehicle, the Nitro looks a huge block of metal from the front - very different, very American.
So rugged are their designs that they look as if they have been cut out of a single block of metal.
Conventional moldmaking is a subtractive process that starts with a block of metal and removes material until what remains is the desired shape.
These manifolds, which house the cartridges for installation in various types of machinery and equipment, can be relatively simple, containing just one or two cartridges, or enormously complex, sometimes including up to 25 or 30 cartridges in a single block of metal.