Conveyor Roller Design: How to Create a Better, More Efficient Roller

August 10, 2018

The manufacturing industry isn’t showing signs of slowing down. A recent look at the U.S. consumption of cutting tools shows a 10% increase year-to-date, along with an increase in machine tool orders. [Source] There are growing demands in industries that…

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Industrial Steel Rollers Guide

June 15, 2018

In the world of industrial roller manufacturing and assemblies, how do you choose the right roller for your application? When choosing or designing an industrial roller you’ll want to take into consideration requirements such as: typical speed; temperatures; load weight;…

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Inertia Friction Welding Overview

April 11, 2018

What is Inertia Friction Welding? Inertia friction welding is a solid-state welding process that joins materials by using rotation and friction to generate heat, and lateral force to plastically displace material and fuse the workpieces together. Since its early development,…

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How Innovation Leads to Growth: A Look at Industrial Roller Manufacturing

March 13, 2018

It wasn’t the strong that survived – it was the one who could respond and adapt to change. If we think about this in the business arena, it becomes even more apparent how adaptivity and responsiveness are paramount to surviving,…

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Friction Welding: Everything You Need to Know

February 1, 2018

There are many types of friction welding methods that can optimize your manufacturing process. In this article, we will review several different types. Understanding these different types will help you decide which can increase precision and reduce total cost and…

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5 Manufacturing Problems for Industrial Printer & Material Handling OEMs

December 14, 2017

Manufacturing problems can hinder profitability for industrial printer and material handling OEMs. It is critical to be aware of these problems in your own manufacturing operations before they cost you your business. So what are the top manufacturing issues and…

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Friction Welding Quality Control

December 11, 2017

Do you feel like your time, money, and management attention are tied up worrying about quality? One way to avoid buying low quality industrial rollers for your printing and material handling machines is to address friction welding quality control. Start…

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Remanufacturing Saves Xerox Time and Money

December 6, 2017

In the current manufacturing environment, remanufacturing can positively impact a company’s bottom line. Breathing new life into a worn or damaged complex subassembly and reestablishing the performance it had when it was new can save a company a considerable amount…

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Inertia Friction Welding vs CNC Machining

November 6, 2017

Why should a printing or material handling OEM care about the difference between Inertia friction welding and CNC machining? You’re about to find out. As the primary decision maker for your manufacturing company, you’re responsible for the survival of your…

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Company Finds Significant Savings Through Inertia Welding

October 17, 2017

\An OEM of material handling machines was searching for a way to reduce product costs for the rollers used in its machines. The company was buying products from various vendors and wanted to reduce excessive handling as the part was…

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