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Overall size and method of attachment is crucial to ideal fit and function. Off-the-shelf solutions don’t always fit specific requirements for outdated or rare hardware. Custom designed IC sockets accommodate rare device configurations, odd sizes, and alternate mounting configurations.
There’s one crucial thing you need to consider before purchasing an automatic shoe cover remover or automatic shoe cover dispenser.
Should pharmaceutical, food, packaging, and electronics industries be concerned about new PPE regulations? According to the FDA, yes.
Reprinted with permission by Terra Universal, Inc. Overview This document provides a description of the electropolishing (EP) procedures performed by Terra Universal. It also specifies a series of criteria for evaluating the integrity and cleanliness of the electropolished surfaces. Because… Continue Reading →
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 →
Thanks to wireless technology, mobile powered workstations (MPWs) are opening up new frontiers of efficiency and productivity.
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 →
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This infographic is courtesy of Compliance and Safety and is a great visual guide to Personal Protective Equipment. If you would like to read more, check out our past post on PPE.
We’ve covered 5S Manufacturing processes and Cellular Manufacturing, so today’s focus is on another lean thinking method: Just-in-Time Production and Kanban. Introduction Just-in-Time Production or JIT, and cellular manufacturing are closely related, as a cellular production layout is typically a prerequisite for achieving Just-in-Time production…. Continue Reading →
Cellular manufacturing helps reduce waste by reducing defects that result from processing and product changeovers. Since products or components move through a cell one piece at a time, operators can quickly identify and address defects. Autonomation (jidoka) in cellular systems helps prevent waste by signaling when defects occur.
The Laboratory Safety Institute’s Laboratory Safety Guidelines Steps Requiring Minimal Expense Have a written health, safety and environmental affairs (HS&E) policy statement. Organize a departmental HS&E committee of employees, management, faculty, staff and students that will meet regularly to discuss HS&E issues…. Continue Reading →
Isopropyl alcohol (IPA) has become a standard in the Electronics Industry for cleaning printed circuit boards (PCBs) as it offers two main advantages: 1. It’s cheap 2. It removes ionic contamination (as long as it’s flushed from the surface) For… Continue Reading →
Just this year Production Automation has started offering a printed catalog filled with products we offer but do not have on our website, but as of this week all of that has changed! Just in time for the new year we… Continue Reading →
Lean Manufacturing and the Environment From the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Introduction Download the free 5S Hand-book PDF 5S is a system to reduce waste and optimize productivity through maintaining an orderly workplace using visual cues to achieve more consistent… Continue Reading →