Absolute zero is 0 degrees on the Kelvin scale it is equivalent to -273° C.
A term that describes the stickiness of a material.
This refers to the ratio of the alloy concentration.
The amount of play between gear teeth and drive mechanisms.
Is the result of a force applied on a body at a point away from where the body is fixed.
A metal that is used to hold together numerous particles. For example in cemented carbide the binder metal is Co.
Wear that effects the brittle particles along the cutting edge.
A process in which an electric anode is used for oxidizing.
The components that are used to make an alloy.
Is a term used to describe a non-crystalline body.
Built-up edge generally occurs when turning. It is a condition where some of the workpiece material welds to the cutting edge.
An effect that occurs at the margin of a drill. Burnishing tends to rub the internal diameter of the drilled hole and can improve the surface finish.
Is the length of a bush that is used to
prevent the drill from wandering and
supports it during deep hole drilling.