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The Benefits of Reverse Engineering

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The Benefits of Reverse Engineering

Reverse engineering is a process that involves taking an existing part and figuring out exactly how it was made for the purpose of either duplicating it or finding ways in which to make it better. There are many advantages to using reverse engineering when producing...

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Has the oil and gas industry rebounded?

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Has the oil and gas industry rebounded?

In early 2015, we wrote a small blog piece on the impacts the Texas machining business was experiencing due to plummeting oil prices. Subsequently there were thousands of oil workers laid off and many industries took hits with some of them even going out of...

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Parison Rod - Industrial Repair

Friday, June 29, 2018

Parison Rod - Industrial Repair

  Last week we were notified by a customer in Missouri that a large parison rod that is part of a blow molding machine snapped/broke during production. This caused a major problem for our customer as it completely stopped production for this product. The size of...

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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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Passivation: What Is It and Why Is It Used?

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Passivation: What Is It and Why Is It Used?

Do you want to prevent a stainless steel product from rusting in the future? One of the most effective ways to do it is by using a process called passivation. Stainless steel is actually corrosion-resistant, but over time, certain ...

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Unique Fasteners, Unique Solutions

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Unique Fasteners, Unique Solutions

Your business depends on critical machines and equipment operating smoothly and efficiently. Breakdowns not only mean repair costs, but also expensive downtime. In many industries, like oil and gas, equipment may be designed with non-standard special fasteners....

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Part Repairs? Head to a Machine Shop

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Part Repairs? Head to a Machine Shop

When you own a business, you want to make sure you do what you can to have everything go right the first time, regardless of the situation. So if you have a machine and one of the components breaks, you would do what you can...

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