Ultrasonic metal welding equipment for manual or automated production includes products from versatile hand tools to computerized systems. This includes foil splicers, wire-harness fabrication systems, a hand-held tube crimping system, and an ultrasonic spot welding system. Ultrasonics for Metals brochure offers product information and illustrates their use through applications examples in different industries.
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The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.