Content posted in August 2012
The Evolution of Packaging Controls
8/28/2012  17 comments
The OMAC Packaging Workgroup initiative puts focus on HMIs with a common look and feel and easier access to on-screen machine diagnostics to improve operator effectiveness.
The Force Behind Formula 1 Wings
8/24/2012  6 comments
The Lee Co.'s three-way solenoid valve helps control the movement of the active rear wing, which had long been banned on F1 cars.
Captive Fasteners Simplify Supply Chain
8/23/2012  3 comments
Choices are now driven by the end user's application criteria.
Design Decisions: Resin Choice Is Critical
8/7/2012  4 comments
When deciding on the material for an application, it is important to take into consideration what the product will endure.
Converting Machined Parts to Die Castings
8/6/2012  2 comments
While there are a number of situations where machined parts are a good option, it is clear that even with fairly low volumes, die casting is something that should be considered, as it is often the better option.

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