SureWeld 20 and Light-touch SureWeld 35 ultrasonic welders are for precision-bonding automotive plastic assemblies. Ultrasonic technology helps the SureWeld plastic welders weld, stake, rivet, insert metal fasteners, and spot-weld plastic assemblies in seconds. The units feature rectangular support columns, which eliminate deflection and deliver uniform bonding over the entire weldment. Applications include use in reflectors and lamp and dashboard assemblies.
Sonobond Ultrasonics, 887 South Matlack St., West Chester, PA 19382, FAX (610) 692-0674.
Industrial workplaces are governed by OSHA rules, but this isn’t to say that rules are always followed. While injuries happen on production floors for a variety of reasons, of the top 10 OSHA rules that are most often ignored in industrial settings, two directly involve machine design: lockout/tagout procedures (LO/TO) and machine guarding.
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