Jeff Fredline

Machine Repair Division Manager
Columbia Machine Works
1940 Oakland Parkway
Columbia, TN 38401
How press maintenance and safety interwine -

Stamping | Articles | STAMPING Journal

How press maintenance and safety intertwine

November 7, 2011 | By Jeff Fredline

Various factors must work in harmony to create a safety-conscious stamping environment. The press must be used and maintained properly, as should its safety systems. You should know how to use personal protective equipment (PPE), undergo safety training, and know how to identify hazards. Ignoring...

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Press maintenance program

Shop Management | Articles | STAMPING Journal

Creating a pressroom preventive maintenance program

September 11, 2007 | By Jeff Fredline

A press maintenance program should be designed to minimize downtime, enhance machinery output, and establish a formal record keeping system for ongoing inspections.

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