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Leader or manager? (the difference between the two)(The Leader)

Leader or manager? (the difference between the two)(The Leader) Leader or Manager? Warren Bennis, an American management theorist, defined the difference as follows. Managers, he said, do right things. Leaders do things right. In other words, managers are concerned with marshalling the physical resources of an organisation efficiently. Leaders, however, have the gift of inspiring […]

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Revill installs new powdercoating plant. (Revill Industrial Finishes)(Report: Powder coatings)

Revill installs new powdercoating plant. (Revill Industrial Finishes)(Report: Powder coatings) Revill Industrial Finishes has been providing a specialist finishing service throughout the South and West of England since 1965, particularly for the electronics and aerospace markets in both paint and powder coating. Military and civilian specification work on components for computer and electronics firms has […]

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Fine powders for the coating of sliding door rails. (Workshop).(Brief Article)

Fine powders for the coating of sliding door rails. (Workshop).(Brief Article) Known for their excellent protective action against chemical attack and for their anti corrosion performance, Rilsan coatings are also remarkably resistant to abrasion caused by repeated friction. Accordingly, recommended applications include the coating of sliding door rails in MPVs and commercial vehicles. Rilsan coatings […]

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Modified gear pumps offer important advantages.(Workshop)

Modified gear pumps offer important advantages.(Workshop) The characteristics of gear pumps makes them particularly suitable for metering and transferring ‘difficult’ liquids, such as those which are viscous or thin. As well as positive displacement pulseless smooth flow operation, the other benefits offered by gear pumps include; they are self-priming, offer lower NPSHR, have fewer wearing […]

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‘Electrocoat for industrial application’. (Literature).(BASF Coatings AG)(Brief Article)

New brochure from BASF Coatings: ‘Electrocoat for industrial application’. (Literature).(BASF Coatings AG)(Brief Article) The new brochure entitled ‘Electrocoat for industrial application’ focuses on eco-efficient electrocoat (EC) paints manufactured by BASF Coatings AG. In 24 pages the publication provides all the relevant information, from resin chemistry and application to the cross-linking of the electrocoat. The brochure […]

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Lead-free bright tin plating for barrel and rack applications for connectors.(Technical Update)

Lead-free bright tin plating for barrel and rack applications for connectors.(Technical Update) Stutz, Andreas The WEEE Directive from the EU requires electronic products to be lead-free with effect from July 2006. As an alternative to tin-lead plating of connectors with demanding specifications, this article describes a lead-free pure tin electrolyte based on an organo-sulfonate system […]

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Mechanical finishing in the aerospace industry. (Pre-treatment, Deburring and Blasting)

Mechanical finishing in the aerospace industry. (Pre-treatment, Deburring and Blasting) Tennant, Roy No one will argue with the statement that surface finishing and edge treatment operations play an important role in the production of aerospace components. In the production of airframe and wing components manufactured from light alloys the finishing process is used to enhance […]