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copper cable conductors

Why are cable conductors made of copper?

By Max Herrmann Have you ever wondered why most cable conductors are made of copper and not another conductive material, like silver, gold or aluminum? And what’s up with gold-plated plugs? Read on to...

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Which Shaft Material is Best for My Application?

If you check out most linear bearing manufacturer’s websites, you will see an assortment of different shaft material options. Take the drylin product offerings for example:  Hard-anodized aluminum, case-hardened steel, multiple stainless materials, carbon fiber…...