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Flaking On Copper Plate

06/15/2016 by arunavamukerji
While preparing cooling apparatus for Induction furnace, 10mm pure copper plates were bent on rollers (cold rolling) as a result of which flaking sign...
Views: 229, Comments: 17
Last comment 06/17/2016 by Just an Engineer

Instruments Valves and Manifold History

06/14/2016 by kplok
Hello everybody! We are currently writing some “white paper” regarding manifold and instrument valves(Link Removed) and we are searching...
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Views: 126, Comments: 11
Last comment 06/15/2016 by SolarEagle

Examine Electrical Control Panels

06/13/2016 by highvoltpower
How You Can Examine the Electrical Panel System of the Industry Before You Choose to Buy
Pathfinder Tags: control panels India
Views: 88, Comments: 5
Last comment 06/23/2016 by highvoltpower

Sheetfed Press Conversion

06/03/2016 by Printing Canada
We have a 2 unit Heidelberg press that we are considering to convert to a UV coater does anyone have any experience with this type of conversion any a...
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Views: 140, Comments: 6
Last comment 06/03/2016 by Printing Canada
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Quality Assurance / Control

783 threads, 5127 comments (0 Viewing)

Cutting Steel Bar

06/19/2016 by Olie
Hi every one. Any idea how to cut steel bar 20mm x 40mm in very precise and smooth manner ? Thanks for your help.
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Last comment 06/26/2016 by Whitephone
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Industrial Automation

110 blog entries, 1636 comments (0 Viewing)

Harnessing Business Information Software

06/20/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Manufacturers have begun to embrace business information (BI) software, with an eye on achieving enterprise-wide visibility of operational dynamics. A...
Views: 58, Comments: 1
Last comment 06/20/2016 by phoenix911

Mercedes: Less Robots, More Laborers

03/02/2016 by HUSH
When discussing the growing role of robots and automation in manufacturing and industry, it usually spawns a conversation about at least one of the...
Pathfinder Tags: automation automotive manufacturing robot
Views: 250, Comments: 2
Last comment 03/03/2016 by Kevin LaPaire
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Elasto Proxy's Sealing Solutions Blog

115 blog entries, 380 comments (0 Viewing)

RoHS Compliance and Rubber Products

06/23/2016 by Doug Sharpe
Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) isn’t just about wires, chips, switches, and circuit boards. RoHS compliance involves component-level...
Pathfinder Tags: e-waste electronic waste electronics EU hazardous substances ...
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Seals and Insulation for the Stainless Steel and Food Equipment Industries

06/19/2016 by Doug Sharpe
Stainless steel equipment is used in food and beverage manufacturing, the pharmaceutical industry, restaurants and industrial kitchens, and in many ot...
Pathfinder Tags: food equipment processing equipment stainless steel equipment
Views: 87, Comments: 0
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Material Handling & Supply Chain Technology

170 blog entries, 631 comments (0 Viewing)

Ways to Maintain a Safe Warehouse Environment – Part 1

06/19/2016 by ahorner_22
One of the most important things to have knowledge of when working in an industrial automation or warehouse environment is maintaining a safe workpl...
Views: 336, Comments: 2
Last comment 06/24/2016 by SITMWY2

Robotics Get a Grip on Material Handling

03/06/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The key to successful application of robotics for material handling applications is the gripper. Conventional grippers are designed to perform a sing...
Views: 159, Comments: 0
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Speaking of Precision

339 blog entries, 2516 comments (0 Viewing)

Thinking Precision, Thinking Big: Keystone Threaded Products

06/21/2016 by Milo
The Team at Keystone Threaded Products shows us that “Precision” doesn’t necessarily mean “Tiny” as they thread the ends...
Pathfinder Tags: manufacturing metalworking precision Thread
Views: 102, Comments: 3
Last comment 06/26/2016 by Milo

Alternative Career Plans if College Doesn’t Come Through

06/17/2016 by Milo
If college was your first plan, but now it’s not, you need an alternative plan. The difference between low wages and a good paying career is hav...
Pathfinder Tags: college jobs manufacturing
Views: 139, Comments: 8
Last comment 06/20/2016 by Brave Sir Robin
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Fastening, Joining & Assembly

79 blog entries, 393 comments (0 Viewing)

The Robotics Market in China

06/10/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
China's investment in industrial growth is fueling a growing market for robotics. According to one report, rising wages, low commodity prices, and com...
Views: 105, Comments: 0

Auto Sector Drives Robotics Growth

05/09/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The International Federation of Robotics predicts that robot sales will grow by 5% annually, reaching 31,000 units by 2018. One half of these will be...
Views: 66, Comments: 0
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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: 140, 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...
Views: 120, Comments: 0
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Food & Beverage Technology

68 blog entries, 859 comments (0 Viewing)

The Spice of Rebellion

06/08/2016 by Chelsey H
Have you ever thought about the history of food? Who was the first person to eat a banana and realize it didn't kill them? Or the first person to d...
Views: 233, Comments: 36
Last comment 06/10/2016 by James Stewart

Nanoparticles of Zinc Oxide Boost Crop Growth

06/08/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Because food crops need phosphorus, farmers are using more phosphorus-based fertilizer to increase crop production, especially in developing regions o...
Views: 107, Comments: 2
Last comment 06/09/2016 by jack of all trades
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Industrial MRO

81 blog entries, 704 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: 98, 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: 229, Comments: 1
Last comment 06/10/2016 by Lauruz
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Robotic Systems Blog

139 blog entries, 689 comments (0 Viewing)

Walking Printers Promote Collaborative Construction

06/02/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
3D printing has grown legs. Siemens engineers are building spider-like robots that work collaboratively to construct large structures. Equipped with...
Views: 149, Comments: 2
Last comment 06/02/2016 by Johny451

Computers and Coding Skills Can Help Detect Hidden Explosives

05/11/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Computer coding skills can improve traditional mass spectrometers, which are used to detect dangerous chemicals such as the ones used in explosives....
Views: 81, Comments: 0
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Machine Tools & Metal Working Blog

142 blog entries, 544 comments (0 Viewing)

4 Unique Laser Cutting/Engraving Applications

04/17/2016 by Epilog Laser
Of course lasers can tackle industrial applications like serializing tools or etching barcodes on plastic components, but what about the fun stuff?...
Pathfinder Tags: CO2 laser epilog laser fiber laser laser cutting laser engraving
Views: 648, Comments: 4
Last comment 04/18/2016 by JNB

Comparing CO2 Laser, Fiber Laser, and Dual-source Laser Technologies

03/17/2016 by SavvyExacta
Two types of engraving, cutting, and marking systems - CO2 lasers and fiber lasers - are in high demand by today's designers and manufacturers. Thes...
Pathfinder Tags: CO2 laser engraving fiber laser marking
Views: 176, Comments: 0
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3D Printing

9 blog entries, 26 comments (2 Viewing)

Stretch Your 2D Designs into Another Dimension

06/26/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Remember those tests where you mentally folded a printed flat shape to pick the matching 3D object? The folks at Disney are using the same idea to cre...
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Think Big with Robot-mounted 3D Printer

04/16/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Typically, 3D printers operate within a workspace defined by the build plate and print-head guide rails. Printed objects generally measure a few inch...
Views: 176, Comments: 1
Last comment 04/17/2016 by vsar
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Packaging & Labeling

93 blog entries, 840 comments (0 Viewing)

Despite Recent Advancements, Robots Still Limited

03/12/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Experts estimate that programming consumes as much as 60% of robotic deployment budgets. In an effort to reduce programming time and improve overa...
Views: 122, Comments: 0

Mass Producing Individualized Products

01/11/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
This newsletter recently highlighted the rise of personalized packaging, focusing on advances in digital printing of containers and labels. But th...
Views: 145, Comments: 0
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BRM's Flexible Honing, Surface Finishing, and Deburring Blog

190 blog entries, 100 comments (0 Viewing)

Diamond Tools for Surface Finishing and Deburring

08/10/2015 by Brush Research
Are you looking for diamond tools that can deburr harder materials and improve surface finish? As a full-line supplier of surface finishing technolo...
Pathfinder Tags: deburring diamond hones diamond tools surface finishing westec ...
Views: 516, Comments: 1
Last comment 04/07/2016 by Brush Research

Automated Deburring for Chamfered Edges

08/03/2015 by Brush Research
Milling cutters create chamfered edges by removing precise amounts of material. As cutting tools wear, however, they may leave small burrs behind. M...
Pathfinder Tags: abrasive nylon brushes cnc equipment deburring nampower surface finishing
Views: 229, Comments: 0
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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...
Pathfinder Tags: ASME careers job hunting salary
Views: 636, 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...
Pathfinder Tags: 3D Printing additive manufacturing NASA nasa space wrench periscope
Views: 410, Comments: 0

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: 231, 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...
Pathfinder Tags: American Precision Museum history manufacturing
Views: 778, 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...
Pathfinder Tags: engineering designs liberty ships material selection shipbuilding steel
Views: 762, Comments: 6
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