Advanced Flexible Drills Make the Cut

JAC Products puts 30-40 million holes into approximately 6 million pieces of extruded and formed aluminum each year. The products made at this facility are used as roof rack rails on nearly every major...
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What is the Heat-Affected Zone?

Most sheet metal cutting techniques are based on localized melting of the material. The area between the melt part and the unaffected base metal undergoes chemical and structural modifications, and is called Heat-Affected Zone...

Advantages of EOT

Advantages of EOT "Everybody loves progress, but nobody likes change" is the kind of phrase you might find in a fortune cookie, but it also largely represents feelings towards energy efficiency in industry right now....

Dynamic Solutions

Dynamic Solutions Portable Abrasive Power Tools from Dynabrade Founded in 1969, Dynabrade has earned a reputation for excellence and a position of leadership in the innovative design and manufacturing of unique portable abrasive power tools and...

The Talent Threat

The Talent Threat By: Andrea Olson, MSC and CEO of Prag'madik For manufacturers, securing talent is an increasing challenge. Many companies (over 80%) say there aren't enough trained, skilled workers to fill the current openings they...
Air of Refinement

An Air of Refinement

The past decade has seen steady growth in market for wet-type dust collection equipment. General awareness of NFPA Guidelines and practices has increased over this time frame, making the inherent benefits of wet collection...

Understanding TIG Arc Starting Techniques

  ESAB technical experts receive lots of questions about TIG arc starting, and more questions relate to Lift TIG than anything else. While the technology has been around for more than 10 years, misconceptions remain,...

Strategies to Strengthen Subassembly Sourcing

Strategies to Strengthen Subassembly Sourcing Selecting subassembly manufacturers with specific capabilities can speed turnaround, improve product performance and functionality, and increase an OEM’s bottom line. With electrical and electronic components and features like touch screens, flex...

Identifying the Immediate ROI in the Industrial IoT

Identifying the Immediate ROI in the Industrial IoT Manufacturers seek quantifiable ROI before making leap to IIoT implementation By now, most manufacturers have heard of the promise of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). In this bold...

The Continued Importance of Safety Training

Safety is a topic that has underlining importance, one that doesn’t need to simply be ignored or treated only as an event only newly hired employees go through during orientation. By following good safety...