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Sheave Repair - Acme Brick

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Sheave Repair - Acme Brick

  Last week a customer had an emergency and needed a 32" sheave repaired which they use in brick manufacturing. The customer was replacing bearings in the sheave when they noticed it was cracked inside and out. As a result of this the plant had to...

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Tips for Designing a Custom Mold

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Tips for Designing a Custom Mold

  Do you need to produce a large quantity of one specific part? You can do it easily by designing a custom mold prior to starting production. A custom mold will allow you to produce the same part over and over again until you have...

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TIG Vs. MIG Welding

Friday, February 09, 2018

TIG Vs. MIG Welding

When your company is creating parts that need to be welded, you will have the option of doing either TIG or MIG welding. While their names are very ...

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The Benefits of Heat Treating Metal

Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Benefits of Heat Treating Metal

Are you going through the process of creating metal parts through machining? One of the things you should consider doing during manufacturing is heat treating the metal to make it more durable. Any time you heat treat metal, it will make it stronger than it...

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Manual vs CNC Lathes

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Manual vs CNC Lathes

Lathes have been essential tools in the machining industry for literally hundreds of years. These versatile pieces of equipment have been used to make everything from furniture to automotive parts. Over time, the traditional manual lathes evolved as new technologies were adopted....

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What is Involved in the Rubber Molding Process?

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

What is Involved in the Rubber Molding Process?

There are different techniques available for molding rubber. Each of these techniques relies on a combination of heat and pressure. Three of the most common methods are injection molding, transfer molding, and compression molding.   Injection Molding Rubber injection molding starts with a rubber...

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What Makes a Great Welder?

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

What Makes a Great Welder?

Welding is an essential part of manufacturing and repair. Despite its prevalence in industry, welding is not an easy skill to master. In fact, it takes many years of training and experience to develop a high degree of proficiency as a welder. So what makes...

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Common Things that Necessitate Machine Repairs

Friday, September 08, 2017

Common Things that Necessitate Machine Repairs

Machines and all types of mechanical equipment break, even with careful preventative maintenance. Fortunately, you can reduce the likelihood of needing to make unplanned repairs to machines by following a careful maintenance routine. These are a few common things that necessitate machine...

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Horizontal vs Vertical Mills

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Horizontal vs Vertical Mills

Modern milling machines are often versatile, but different types of machines are still better suited for some jobs than others. Milling machines may be classified in different ways, but one common designation is between horizontal and vertical. What is the difference between...

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