Selected articles from the January 2001 issue available online:

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Producing quality ASTM A249 and ASME SA 249 pressure tubes

March 26, 2001

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Details are everything when you're manufacturing stainless steel pipe to exacting specifications.

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Selecting a new press brake

March 23, 2001

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Prospective buyers of press brakes are advised to consider their purchase in terms of its end use, the amount of deflection likely to occur in a give machine, the inside radius of their parts, and several other factors before speding their money.

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Just what does Covisint mean, anyway?

March 13, 2001

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Covisint aims to be a lot of things to a lot of people in the automotive industry, starting with the industry's largest suppliers and working down through the supply chain.

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Die design for flat parts: Achieving perfection in a difficult task

February 19, 2001

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Flatness is one of the most difficult part characteristics to achieve in a conventional stamping die.

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Brake Line: Press Brakes and More: Planning to cut corners on safety?

February 19, 2001

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Press brake safety is a common sense issue.

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Tips on Lean Manufacturing: How to purge weight from your manufacturing operation

February 19, 2001

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All manufacturing operations need to reinvent themselves to compete in today's marketplace. What can you do to change? Try going lean.

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