Mating Equipment on an Assembly Line without Suspending Heavy Components

A tractor sub-assembly was suspended overhead, ready to be joined to its other half during the vehicle’s assembly process. Workers positioned themselves between the...
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Top 5 Reasons to Automate Manufacturing

Manufacturers are looking to lower cost and increase speed without sacrificing quality. This means getting more done in less time, with less manpower, less...
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Inrotech: Enhanced Robotic Welding Solutions

Inrotech has received an order for an extensive set of welding robots for shipbuilding in the United States. The Inrotech-MicroTwin, Inrotech-Classic and Inrotech-Crawler were...
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Holemaking: How to Choose the Best Drill Type for the Next Job

Holemaking is a common procedure in any machine shop, but selecting the best type of cutting tool for each job is not always clear....
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How Does Automation Keep Manufacturing Resilient?

Improved resiliency is a common goal for most manufacturers. Disruptive events can happen at any time, but the most resilient companies can recover from...
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Greater Versatility for Taylor Toolworks

Designing tools online, varied batch sizes, six-wheel packs and 38 kw peak spindle power of ANCA’s MX7 tool grinder offers new capabilities that are...

New Live Online Surface Roughness, Texture and Tribology Class, March 10–11, 2021

Michigan Metrology, experts in solving problems related to surface texture, wear, finish and friction, announce an online, 2-day class in surface texture, friction and...
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The Path Towards Digitalization — Bring Your Running Shoes!

We hear the phrases — Big data, Industry 4.0, IIOT, Edge Technology and, perhaps the most imposing, The Cloud. Whether you’re a production department...
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The Fred Kodlin Motorcycle Workshop is Easily Creating One-Offs

There is no denying it: the Kodlin family has motorcycles in its blood. Master blacksmith Fred Kodlin gave his son Len his first motocross...
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Welding Equipment and Machinery Myths Busted

Any kind of metal fabrication or welding can pose serious risks, and it's important to know how to properly use any machinery to avoid...

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