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Mel Meadows

Get A Better Stainless Steel Worktable

Stainless Steel Worktables from Eagle Offers Affordability Combined with Functionality and Durability Eagle HMC offers the industry’s widest range of design options for easily configured stainless steel worktables used in industrial applications. These worktables are designed to maximize functionality and… Continue Reading →

Why Choose Desiccator Storage?

Desiccator storage has become critical in more and more manufacturing operations. A look at the costly effects of moisture exposure explains why. As critical components become smaller and more sophisticated, their susceptibility to moisture damage increases. Once absorbed by sensitive… Continue Reading →

Metcal Announces Major Rebranding on Milestone 35th Anniversary

With the upcoming introduction of a game-changing technology, new investments in technology and engineering, and a deep product pipeline, Metcal announces a revitalization of its brand and further strengthens its position as the industry innovator. The Metcal innovation story began… Continue Reading →

Chemical Compatibility – Metals

KEY: Hazards: Only primary ones are shown. For example, chlorine is not shown as an asphyxiant because its toxicity will kill you first. A = Asphxiant C = Corrosive F = Flammable O = Oxidizer T = Toxic Ο = No… Continue Reading →

FS209E and ISO Cleanroom Standards

Updated: 7/17/17

Hand Dryers or Germ Incubators?

We’re used to seeing standard hand dryers in a host of locations, from restaurants to research labs. The question is: Do they provide clean performance? In most cases, the answer is no. In fact, they’re often more prolific sources of… Continue Reading →

BenchPro™ stainless steel frame workbenches added to PAC product line

Production Automation Corporation is excited to announce that we are now offering BenchPro™ K, D, and A Series workbenches with stainless steel frames. High-quality, durable materials allow you to design and build just the right bench for your needs based… Continue Reading →

Pros and Cons of Solder Paste Stencils — Alpha Assembly Solutions

All electronic devices have a printed circuit board fit into them. It is the most basic component, needed for all electronics to function the way they are meant to. Printed circuit boards are manufactured with high precision, which today, is… Continue Reading →

The Importance of Receiving and Putaway

Reprinted with permission by Newcastle Systems, Inc. You could argue that all areas of the warehouse are equally important but the bottom line is if we receive things poorly the odds of us picking them and shipping them properly are… Continue Reading →

Optimize Your Wireless Facility: The Top Three Reasons to Implement Mobile Workstations

Thanks to wireless technology, mobile powered workstations (MPWs) are opening up new frontiers of efficiency and productivity.

ergoCentric wins Canadian Occupational Safety Readers’ Choice Award

Canadian Occupational Safety readers have selected ergoCentric as one of the best Ergonomic Products Supplier in Canadian Occupational Safety first annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Tens of thousands of ballots were cast through a comprehensive and dynamic survey where readers selected their favorite occupational health… Continue Reading →

Find Delvo Torque Drivers at PAC!

Production Automation is pleased to announce that we are now a distributor for Delvo torque drivers! Nitto Kohji’s Delvo electric screwdrivers are high quality tools for professional use.

Vision Engineering’s Lynx EVO Stereo Microscope Wins the 2016 Microscopy Today Innovation Award

The Lynx EVO was chosen for this award based on its importance and usefulness to the microscopy community by providing a better and faster method of analysis using innovative technology.

Ergonomics For All

The word ergonomics is used a lot when talking about industrial and office furniture. We all understand what ergonomics are, even if we don’t know the exact definition. Merriam-Webster defines ergonomics as: Simple Definition of ergonomics : a science that deals… Continue Reading →

Which Portable Brady Printer is Right For You?

  BMP21-PLUS Label Printer BMP41 Label Printer BMP51 Label Maker BMP53 Label Maker BMP61 Label Printer BMP71 Label Printer Print Resolution 203 dpi 300 dpi 300 dpi 300 dpi 300 dpi 300 dpi Print Width 0.75″ / 19.05 mm 1.00″… Continue Reading →

Mobile Power: What Really Matters?

Seven questions you can ask to find out which mobile computing workstations will work best in your facility. As hospitals adopt and expand mobile computing strategies, power systems are critical to ensuring caregivers access the information they need, shift after… Continue Reading →

Workstation Grounding

When working on ESD-sensitive projects, whether at home, in a repair shop, or even a large-scale manufacturing operation, having you and your work area fully grounded is a necessity.

Skin Protection Beyond Gloves

Why Do I Need Fume Extraction?

There are many applications where fume extraction is necessary and/or required by law. Manufacturing and assembly operations, repair centers, salons, ect. Anywhere where there are harmful fumes and particles in the air that can be detrimental to worker health and… Continue Reading →

The Dangers of Isopropyl Alcohol

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As we’ve discussed in a previous post, there are many advantages of using isopropyl alcohol in the manufacturing process because of its low cost, but what we didn’t cover is some of the risks and dangers of IPA. Today we’ll cover… Continue Reading →

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