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How To Properly Pin a Shaft and Hub Assembly

 One of the primary benefits of using a Coiled Pin to affix a hub or gear to a shaft is the Coiled Pin’s ability to prevent hole damage. 

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How To Use Process Intelligence with Orbital Forming to Reduce Scrap and Improve Quality

Manufacturers are always looking for ways to improve quality and reduce scrap to increase their bottom line.

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How To Retrofit an Orbital Riveter with a Simple Process Monitoring Solution to Provide 100% Quality Assurance

Orbital forming is a common cold forming process to permanently join a variety of parts.

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GKN Launches Project to Automate Wing Assembly

REDDITCH, UK—GKN Aerospace has begun a project that aims to automate the assembly of aircraft structures with the goal of creating high-quality wing structures 30 percent faster than is possible today.

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What's New With Screws

Innovative drive, thread and head designs quicken bit engagement, prevent cross-threading and resist vibration.

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New Technology for Welding Aluminum

Welding allows engineers to join lightweight materials.

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Fastener manufacturer presses on with servo-driven machine

When K.A. Swanstrom founded Penn Engineering & Manufacturing Corp. in 1942, he did so with a revolutionary new product: a self-clinching fastener that provides load-carrying threads in metal sheets too thin to be tapped.

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Threaded Rivets Keep New Product Made in the USA

Threaded rivet plays pivotal role for Invis-A-Rack folding cargo rack for pickup trucks.

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Mississippi State Focuses on Furniture Manufacturing

As U.S. furniture manufacturers revamp domestic production after more than a decade of offshoring, they need help implementing state-of-the-art assembly lines. Many of those companies are seeking assistance from the Franklin Furniture Institute at Mississippi State University.

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Lockbolts: An Alternative to Welding

Heavy equipment manufacturers increasingly prefer lockbolts because they offer quick installation and long-term joint stability.

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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.


Anyone even thinking about advanced power tools needs to pick the brain of Eric Dees. He’s the Global Lean Business Process Leader for Ingersoll Rand Power Tools and Category Manager for their Assembly Tools Business.

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Welding: Principles & Practices

This text introduces students to a solid background in the basic principles and practices of welding.

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