Pat Long, president of Formed Plastics, explains why rotational molding worked for a Kynar tank project while conventional wisdom may have titled toward blow or injection molding, or even fabricated metal or plastics approaches. Formed Plastics won best of show for the tank at the annual design competition of the Association of Rotational Molders. The interviewer is DN materials contributor Doug Smock (Time: 5:27).
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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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