December 13, 2001
By: Thomas Eggert
Hydraulic clamps are used in place of manual or toggle clamps to hold the workpiece or tool in place during stamping. This article examines the four steps that comprise the selection and installation of a hydraulic workholding system: cylinder selection, cylinder force and stroke, power source selection, and system connection.
There’s a new team in town. The joining of ESAB and Victor brings together five heavy hitters. Now all the welding and cutting solutions you need are available from one company – ESAB.
The economics of worker retention - by Dan Davis
It's not unusual for a metal fabricating worker to leave one company and go to work for another for a small increase in pay. This, however, may not be in the best interest of the worker, and it sure hurts the company that loses quality talent.
Chirch Global Manufacturing tells how they developed the Chirch Global Manufacturing Network, a group of 14 family-owned businesses, all in different competitive markets, that collaborate to compete.
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