Assembly Presses

Articles about pneumatic, hydraulic and servo-electric assembly presses.

ARTICLES

Orange County Choppers Presses Deeper Into Motorcycle Assembly

April 1, 2014

 American TV viewers are very familiar with Orange County Choppers (OCC), a custom and production motorcycle manufacturer based in Newburgh, NY.  


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How to Gain 100% Quality Control Without Investing in a Servo Press.

March 5, 2014

 When it comes to assembly presses, servo presses are the ultimate in pressing technology and capable of meeting the most complex requirements. 


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How To Achieve the Perfect Press Fit, Every Time.

March 5, 2014

 There are plenty of “dumb” systems out there which can press parts together. 


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How To Determine the appropriate press technology for high-force, high-speed applications.

March 5, 2014

 Flexibility, performance and cost, (both capital and operating) have become key factors in today’s growing manufacturing market place. 


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How To Properly Pin a Shaft and Hub Assembly

March 5, 2014

 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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Fastener manufacturer presses on with servo-driven machine

February 1, 2014

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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Increasing Strength and Reliability of Interference Fits

Retaining compounds enable engineers to design robust, lightweight joints at less cost than traditional interference fits.
October 1, 2013

Interference fits, commonly referred to as press fits and shrink fits, are traditional methods for joining cylindrical parts.


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Quality Crimps in Three Steps

October 1, 2013

Making sure every crimp is a quality crimp is a critical function of all harness manufacturers. So critical, in fact, that many manufacturers mandate it within their own facilities or those of their suppliers to make sure each crimp meets all customer specifications.


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The Assembly Show Is Here!

Manufacturing professionals can see the latest assembly technologies, learn from industry experts, and network with their peers at the Assembly Show this month.
October 1, 2013

There are three reasons to attend trade shows: to learn about industry trends and new ways of doing things; to network with industry peers; and to see new technologies. This month’s Assembly Show will not disappoint on any of those fronts.


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How to Install Threaded Inserts

As much as 75 percent of a threaded insert’s performance is a direct result of how well it was installed.
October 1, 2013

When screws or bolts are threaded directly into plastic components, failures can occur due to stripped threads or plastic creep.


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EVENTS

AUTOMATICA 2014

6/3/14
Messe Munich
Germany

 AUTOMATICA is the leading platform for automation and production-process innovations. It provides you with the world's largest range of robotics, assembly lines and machine-vision systems. Companies from all branches of industry find pioneering solutions here that allow them to manufacture higher-quality products more efficiently. 

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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.

Podcasts

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