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Blanking / Punching of SS Coil

01/22/2017 by Anonymous Poster
I am newbie to blanking operation. I am manufacturing cutlery items and for the same i use blanking of SS420 coil. I do have press tools for differen...
Views: 189, Comments: 11
Last comment 01/22/2017 by SolarEagle

3Phase Genset Application

01/09/2017 by greasy
Most ways of accomplishing this involve loss of current because one of the 3 legs is not used or excessive complexity at least when connecting into as...
Views: 101, Comments: 2
Last comment 01/09/2017 by Andrew Westman

Leak Testing Method

01/05/2017 by Anonymous Poster
I am producing aluminium die casted component in which oil is supposed to be filled after assembling other components. But there is a problem of oil l...
Views: 255, Comments: 23
Last comment 01/08/2017 by jack of all trades

Pouring Lead Mold

01/04/2017 by Drew K
We are working on our molded lead part of a device we sell. I am designing the new mold and incorporating some improvements. I watched them pour a par...
Views: 587, Comments: 27
Last comment 01/09/2017 by Drew K
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Quality Assurance / Control

799 threads, 5330 comments (1 Viewing)

Fun With Your Gauge Blocks

01/09/2017 by JE in Chicago
This guys scientific explanations make me wonder if he's on CR4?
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Last comment 01/11/2017 by James Stewart
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Elasto Proxy's Sealing Solutions Blog

152 blog entries, 391 comments (0 Viewing)

Silicone Gaskets with High Flex-Fatigue Resistance

01/17/2017 by Doug Sharpe
Silicone gaskets have many desirable properties. They’re chemically inert, resistant to ozone and ultraviolet light, offer thermal stability ove...
Views: 54, Comments: 0

The Top 6 Sealing and Insulation Blog Posts of 2016

01/12/2017 by Doug Sharpe
The Elasto Proxy Blog is starting the New Year by looking back at how we helped readers solve their sealing and insulation challenges in 2016. We&rsqu...
Views: 56, Comments: 0
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Robotic Systems Blog

149 blog entries, 743 comments (0 Viewing)

Evaluating Optical Trackers' Ability to Follow Objects

01/05/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A new test method evaluates how well an optical tracking system defines an object's position and orientation with six degrees of freedom: up/down, rig...
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Writing Robots: A Threat to Creativity?

12/28/2016 by MaggieMc
As you may have noticed, I’m a writer (and not a robot), so today I’m here to talk about a technology that may keep me up at night in a fe...
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Last comment 12/30/2016 by 70AARCuda
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Food & Beverage Technology

75 blog entries, 978 comments (0 Viewing)

Reversing The Total BS Of Expiration Dates

12/29/2016 by Jonathan Fuller
I classify certain members of my family as “check the date” people. They’re the most likely to have fridges containing foods long pa...
Views: 616, Comments: 56
Last comment 01/16/2017 by r&ddoc

Eight Times the Food and Beverage Industry Went Extremely High-tech

12/25/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Each of these companies has created a novel way to implement advancements in camera, robotics, software, drone, and even autonomous driving technology...
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Last comment 12/26/2016 by tonyhemet
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Industrial Automation

113 blog entries, 1656 comments (0 Viewing)

Molecular Imaging Hack Makes Cameras "Faster"

12/23/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Super temporal resolution microscopy (STReM), which uses a rotating phase mask to encode fast dynamics in each camera frame, allows scientists to view...
Views: 98, Comments: 3
Last comment 12/24/2016 by Rixter

How Technology Evolves Money

11/30/2016 by HUSH
Our financial futures are closely tied to the rise of automation and electronification. Considering this is CR4, this won’t come as a surprise....
Views: 250, Comments: 14
Last comment 12/02/2016 by Rixter
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Speaking of Precision

344 blog entries, 2530 comments (0 Viewing)

PMPA Selected as National Partner to Grow Apprenticeships in Manufacturing

12/21/2016 by Milo
PMPA is proud to be partnering with NIMS, to help companies find new ways to help students and workers gain skills for success. Apprenticeships to...
Views: 111, Comments: 1
Last comment 12/21/2016 by tonyhemet

Thread Rolling Thin Walls--CJ Winters

12/07/2016 by Milo
Guest post by Lib Pietrantoni, CJWinter Flaking threads and thread damage can be avoided when thread rolling thin walled parts. Distortion during th...
Views: 109, Comments: 1
Last comment 12/09/2016 by ronseto
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Material Handling & Supply Chain Technology

175 blog entries, 658 comments (0 Viewing)

Sensor Provides Immediate Detection of Lead

12/21/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The technology, a handheld device used for one-time testing of lead in tap water, can also be integrated into water meters and purifiers with the goal...
Views: 130, Comments: 3
Last comment 12/22/2016 by Rixter

You May Never Go Grocery Shopping Ever Again

12/07/2016 by HUSH
I typically bring my own lunch to work, but today I must venture out in the masses to forage for nutrition. Yesterday’s bi-weekly, Monday-evenin...
Views: 222, Comments: 14
Last comment 12/09/2016 by phoenix911
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Fastening, Joining & Assembly

82 blog entries, 397 comments (0 Viewing)

Source Globally, Build Locally

11/29/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
If you distribute your printed circuit assemblies worldwide, it would make sense to produce them near your customers. But there may be enough variatio...
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Standards Q&A: Interpreting ASME’s Post Weld Heat Treatment Requirements

09/25/2016 by reprendergast
ASME Standards often require careful reading in order to interpret them correctly and engineers can be left with questions about some details. In this...
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Packaging & Labeling

96 blog entries, 842 comments (0 Viewing)

A Network Approach to Packaging R&D

10/30/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Dow Chemical's "Pack Studios" are designed to promote collaboration on packaging challenges, bringing together teams in package design, materials, bra...
Views: 43, Comments: 0

Pressurized Liquid Poised to Alter Blow-molding Landscape

09/07/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
In form-fill-seal production, each step in the process is designed and tweaked to squeeze the most productivity or efficiency out of beverage bottling...
Views: 169, Comments: 2
Last comment 09/12/2016 by Torqued
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3D Printing

11 blog entries, 32 comments (0 Viewing)

New 3D Technology Breaks the Size Barrier

10/20/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Does size matter? If you're talking about 3D printing, it used to. Precision printing meant a fixed platen and a limited range of motion for the depos...
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The Death of 3D Printing Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

09/21/2016 by HUSH
Did you get the memo? Perhaps you read the obit. 3D printing is dead. Over. Done with. Kaputski. This past summer there were many articles criticizin...
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Last comment 09/27/2016 by phoenix911
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Machine Tools & Metal Working Blog

145 blog entries, 548 comments (0 Viewing)

Wednesday Webinar on Laser Engraving: Real World Applications & Projects (and Q&A)

07/19/2016 by SavvyExacta
Join laser engraving experts from Disney Research, Pikes Peak and Epilog Laser as they explore the possibilities of real world applications and projec...
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Abrasive Recycling Technology Can Help Reduce Waterjet Costs

07/18/2016 by SavvyExacta
An abrasive waterjet operation typically spends more money on the purchase of abrasive than it does on labor to actually run the table. But there are...
Views: 141, Comments: 4
Last comment 07/18/2016 by phoenix911
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Industrial MRO

82 blog entries, 705 comments (0 Viewing)

Predictive Analytics Lead to Better-planned Maintenance

06/21/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The ability to forecast when a machine might go down is the Holy Grail of industrial maintenance. Using data collected from sensors within the equipme...
Views: 249, Comments: 2
Last comment 06/21/2016 by Rixter

Delving Into Verified Subs With

06/05/2016 by ahorner_22
One of the unique services we offer at Radwell International is private label verified sub products. Basically these are Radwell brand substitute par...
Views: 269, Comments: 2
Last comment 11/18/2016 by BIN95
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Industrial Processing Equipment Blog

97 blog entries, 589 comments (0 Viewing)

Future Factory Pickup and Delivery?

06/09/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
It may sound like a flight of fancy, but Germany-based Festo has developed a "FreeMotionHandling" system that grips objects in a production facility a...
Views: 295, Comments: 1
Last comment 06/09/2016 by SolarEagle

Smart Machines for Smarter Processing

02/26/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Two of the forces driving improved automation and control systems are the need to tailor products for individual customers and the demand for higher...
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You’re an Engineer. It’s Time You Job-hunt Like One.

05/01/2016 posted in Engineering Careers
by ASME Job Board + Career Center
CareerCast's Best Jobs in IT and Engineering Report indicates promising employment opportunities and the potential for lucrative salaries in both En...
Views: 791, Comments: 2
Last comment 05/02/2016 by adreasler

3D Printing a NASA Space Wrench - Video

02/01/2016 posted in Workbench Creations
by SavvyExacta
Watch our 3D printer create a NASA space wrench! You may have seen our previous posts explaining that we would be conducting a live Periscope broadca...
Views: 739, Comments: 1
Last comment 07/12/2016 by MR. Guest

Cutting Compressed Air Costs: Tips and Technologies

12/10/2015 posted in Editor's Desk
by wagman262
Leaks in a compressed air system can be a real money waster. Engineering360 offers a feature article on tips and strategies to repair and prevent leak...
Views: 271, Comments: 5
Last comment 12/12/2015 by tcmtech

American Precision Museum - History of Precision Manufacturing

05/24/2013 posted in TechnoTourist’s Engineering Expeditions
by SavvyExacta
Have you heard of the American Precision Museum? Located in Windsor, Vermont, this organization provides maintenance and display of the history of US...
Views: 842, Comments: 0

Material Selection: Where Imitation is Not the Highest Form of Flattery

09/07/2011 posted in GEA's Global HVAC Technology Blog
by geanorm
Editor's Note: CR4 would like to thank PJ Sikorsky of GEA Consulting for contributing this blog entry. Imitation may be the highest form of flattery...
Views: 809, Comments: 6
Last comment 05/29/2014 by indel