Selected articles from the June 2002 issue available online:

Taking another look at SMAW safety

June 27, 2002

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It's never a good time to forget about safety. Take it from a guy who knows.

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Good design, set-up, maintenance can keep dies out of repair shop

June 26, 2002

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Take this old maxim to heart: A stitch in time saves nine. The same goes for die maintenance and repair.

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Examining roll forming machinery, tooling, and lubrication

June 13, 2002

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Given the problems in your roll forming operation aren't attributable to material, you may want to look into machinery setup and especially your lubrication situation to uncover the real culprit.

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A case study in lean manufacturing and Six Sigma

June 12, 2002

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You never know who in your company might be a diamond in the rough, waiting to shine. Giving everyone in your company the opportunity to take risks and learn from their mistakes is the best investment an employer can make.

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