Selected articles from May 2001 issue published on TheFabricator.com:
Harris Thermal Transfer Products, Newberg, Oregon, is an American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)-code shop that focuses mainly on the production of shell and tube heat exchangers.
This article describes how a fabricator can use the advances in modern CAD/CAM software to cut preformed parts quickly on a sophisticated, multiaxis rotary laser. It specifically examines surface data cleanup, conversion, work envelope check, cutting simulation, fixture design and code generation, and fixture cutting and positioning options of newer programs.
Innovations in die technology are helping stampers adjust to the many variations that can occur during the stamping process.
This article discusses what hydraulic overload protection system is and gives a brief description of the three main types.
This article describes the development of electromagnetic forming (EMF) and how EMF works.
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