10 Rules for Choosing the Right Task Chair

How Do I Choose the Right Industrial Task Chair? If you’re not sure which chair to buy for your facility or commercial production environment, you should start with the application. Defining how and where the chair will be used narrows down choices and solutions. What are Industrial Task Chairs? Static controlled seating is just one … Read more10 Rules for Choosing the Right Task Chair

M+A Matting Microluxx™ Dust Control Indoor Mat

M+A Matting produces an advanced version of the wiper mat called the Microluxx™. The surface excels at trapping and absorbing high levels of debris and moisture, retaining 2.5x more moisture than standard carpeted mats.

Desco’s New Digital Surface Resistance Meter

The Desco 19290 Resistance Meter Kit gives you the capabilities to measure resistance point-to-point (Rtt) and resistance-to-ground (Rtg) of worksurfaces, flooring systems, garments, packaging, and other materials.

Aven In-X Magnifier with Hot-Swap Lenses

Aven’s newest magnifying lamp, In-X, stands for Interchangeable Magnification, therefore it’s designed for use with multiple lenses. Aven In-X redefines what is possible with a magnifying lamp. This patent-pending lamp is designed to greatly expand the magnification range beyond what a standard magnifying lamp can offer by accommodating multiple lenses. The exclusive lenses are housed … Read moreAven In-X Magnifier with Hot-Swap Lenses

Entering a Cleanroom: Preparation and Procedure – The Garments Employees Must Wear

This guide provides a framework for employees entering a cleanroom.

Cleanroom Components — Air Filtration, Design, and Other Variables

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What are the key determinants of cleanroom components? Learn about different types of cleanroom filtration, wall construction, lights, temperature, humidity and more.

How to Choose the Right Cleanroom Particle Counter

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Cleanroom particle counters differ widely based upon particle threshold, cost, and features. How to do you determine if you need a particle counter or what model of particle counter to purchase? In this article we will go over the basics of particle counters and give you the facts to help you determine which one is best for your cleanroom application.

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 flexibility in labs, manufacturing, assembly and material handling operations. And, because they are configured using … Read moreGet A Better Stainless Steel Worktable

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 components, water creates a number of potentially disastrous conditions. The most notorious effect of moisture … Read moreWhy Choose Desiccator Storage?

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 35 years ago in Silicon Valley: the company was a scientific startup creating better soldering … Read moreMetcal Announces Major Rebranding on Milestone 35th Anniversary

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 Effect ♦ = Minor effect or slight change in appearance or properties. Test before repeated … Read moreChemical Compatibility – Metals

FS209E and ISO Cleanroom Standards

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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 contamination, including microbial exposure, than paper towels. A Wall Street Journal article, “Paper or Power: … Read moreHand Dryers or Germ Incubators?

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 on customizable options and hundreds of accessories. Since 1987 BenchPro™ has been producing long-lasting workbenches, … Read moreBenchPro™ stainless steel frame workbenches added to PAC product line

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 made possible through the usage of solder paste stencils. A stencil is a device which […] … Read morePros and Cons of Solder Paste Stencils — Alpha Assembly Solutions

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 pretty close to zero. When it comes to world-class receiving and put away one of … Read moreThe Importance of Receiving and Putaway

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. These workstations with integrated power supplies can maneuver computers, printers, scales, barcode scanners, etc., to wherever they are needed. For some facilities, multiple MPWs can bring about a “system solution” — a whole new way of doing business. Capitalizing on the benefits of … Read moreOptimize Your Wireless Facility: The Top Three Reasons to Implement Mobile Workstations

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 and safety vendors and suppliers across 52 different categories. The award was designed to highlight extraordinary … Read moreergoCentric wins Canadian Occupational Safety Readers’ Choice Award

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.