“Tight tolerance” is a term that is often tossed around loosely in the industry—however, if tight tolerance is not done correctly, parts and products will underperform or possibly fail, resulting in customer dissatisfaction and a tooling and/or process overhaul.
The cast aluminum base, rated at 40,000 PSI tensile strength, provides excellent support even in demanding applications while reducing overall weight significantly.
Environmentally friendly Morse drum handlers offer optional batteries that contain no lead, no acid, create no gasses during charge, and are lighter than lead-acid batteries.
Based on the existing Superfoam® product, the new Superfoam Plus® with its full ¾” thick softer material is the latest in high performance anti-fatigue floor mats from Superior taking comfort and ergonomic support to the next level.
The new IRB 6700 is available in payloads from 150 to 300 kg, and reaches from 2.6 to 3.2 meters, and is designed for spot welding, material handling and machine tending.
Canadian engineers are on the verge of creating a car with more than 60 percent of parts made on a 3D printer.
The group unveiled a report from a Mississippi State University professor on Wednesday that says Nissan Motor Co.'s Canton plant has created 16,000 jobs in surrounding areas since it opened in 2003. The report estimates that Nissan contributes $2.5 billion to the state's yearly economic output, which is about $100 billion overall.
U.S. factories increased production for a third straight month in October, as stronger output of primary metals and furniture offset declines in auto production. Manufacturing output rose 0.3 percent last month, up from 0.1 percent in September, the Federal Reserve reported Friday.
Boeing Co. leaders have reached out to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert about the state's interest in bringing the production line of 777X airplanes to the state. Michael Sullivan, a spokesman for the Governor's Office of Economic Development, says Herbert received the call Thursday afternoon and has begun preliminary discussions with Boeing leaders.
General Motors is recalling nearly 60,000 Chevy Malibu midsize cars to fix window defrosters that may not work and power seat wiring that can catch fire.The largest of the recalls covers more than 44,000 Malibus from the 2014 model year.
Over the next five years, the foundation's Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund will receive about $1.3 billion for barrier island and river diversion projects in Louisiana, $356 million each for natural resource projects in Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi, and $203 million for similar projects in Texas.
A top Volkswagen labor official said Thursday that a pending decision about union representation for workers at the automaker's lone U.S. plant will have no bearing on whether the company will decide to add the production of another SUV vehicle there or make it in Mexico.
U.S. wholesalers increased their stockpiles in September for the third straight month, an indication that they expect more demand from businesses and consumers.
In this issue, we tour a corn milling facility in Missouri, discuss new maintenance technologies, highlight some products from the National Safety Council's Congress & Expo, and talk to experts about hand safety in the manufacturing industry.
The new target approved by the Cabinet on Friday calls for reducing emissions by 3.8 percent from their 2005 level by 2020. The revision was necessary because the earlier goal of a 25 percent reduction from the 1990 level was unrealistic, the chief government spokesman, Yoshihide Suga, told reporters in Tokyo.
The San Francisco Bay Area Tesla factory where three workers were burned by hot metal was previously cited for a safety violation that led to an injury, a state official said Thursday. The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health fined Tesla $2,700 last year for a serious violation at the Fremont factory that was uncovered during an accident investigation.
China has pledged less than $2 million in cash and materials, compared to $20 million provided by the United States, which also launched a massive military-driven rescue operation that includes an aircraft carrier.
The food maker said Thursday that it will close facilities in two states and Canada over the next six to eight months. The cuts total 200 jobs in Florence, South Carolina, 410 jobs in Pocatello, Idaho and 740 employees in Leamington, Ontario, in Canada.
A Detroit company that makes adhesives, paint, primers and sealants was heavily damaged Thursday by a blaze that forced authorities to evacuate surrounding homes and a nearby elementary school. The fire started early Thursday afternoon at Chemical Technology Inc.'s offices and warehouse.
Kimberly-Clark Corp. said on Thursday that it plans to spin off its health care business into a separate publicly traded company. Kimberly-Clark's stock jumped 5 percent in after-hours trading following the announcement Thursday.