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The Value and Purpose of the Control Panel

On nearly every electronic device, the one feature that improves usability is the front panel. The front panel usually contains the control panel, which is a metal face plate that contains indicator lights, push buttons, and toggle switches that help the user run the device. All electronics manufacturers need to…

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The Installation of Manufacturing Equipment

You’ve analysed, you’ve researched and you’ve decided what equipment your business needs to invest in. Well done – this is a difficult and time-consuming process that many business owners shy away from. However, this brings you on to the next decision you have to make: what is the best way…

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Some Factors that can Affect Productivity

With any manufacturing process, you want to ensure that you’re able to produce as much high-quality product as possible, in the shortest period of time you can. This is a significant challenge for any owner or manager. Overcoming it can lead to growth of profits and growth in business size,…

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Machinability – What Does it Mean and Why Does it Matter?

Machinability refers to how easy it is to cut certain types of metal. Something which is classed as easy to machine would require less power, and can be cut simply to achieve a good quality finish. These kinds of materials are often described as free machining. However, often some very…

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What is Sand Casting?

Sand casting is a casting process which can be used in manufacturing. It makes use of a pattern and a sand mixture. The pattern is pressed into the sand mixture and a mould is created by pouring molten metal into the cavity left behind. This is quite a simple method…