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Manufacturing Trends for Medical/Pharmaceutical and Defense Industries
Manufacturing Services

Manufacturing Trends for Medical/Pharmaceutical and Defense Industries

Manufacturing when it comes to the production of deliverables for use in the medical and/or defense industries is a constantly changing, and ever evolving process. It is imperative that any company that wants to be a profitable player in the arena is aware of and ready to adapt to the changes that are taking place in the moment, or are potentially just over the horizon. And of all of the emerging...

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Laser Engraving for ID Tags, Bar-Codes, and Many Varieties of Material Surface
Engraving Services

Laser Engraving for ID Tags, Bar-Codes, and Many Varieties of Material Surface

Laser engraving machinery allows for lasers to act as would pens or pencils on a variety of surfaces, anything from metal, to exotic alloy, to wood, to laserable polymers. Unlike other forms of engraving, laser engraving requires no actual tool bits or other such solid means of etching." Rather, one aims the laser beam at the surface of the object, and programs its course to produce whichever ID...

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Contact Laser Ablation Now Offered for High Performance Electronic Components
Manufacturing Services

Contact Laser Ablation Now Offered for High Performance Electronic Components

SAINT PAUL, MN - The Precision Converting Services group, a division of LasX Industries, Inc., now offers contract laser ablation services for the removal of metal foils and conductive coatings utilizing LaserSharp® digital converting technology. The Precision Converting Services group is a full service job shop specializing in contract laser converting and confidential process development...

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Deburring Equipment

Mass Finishing 101 - Tumbling Finishing - Art Versus Science

Mass finishing which includes tumbling finishing is achieved by using one of several types of equipment to enhance the surface aspects of a metal part. This equipment ranges from tumbling barrels to vibratory and centrifugal finishing equipment. The process also involves a finishing medium, water and a chemical compound. The media can consist of ceramic, plastic, steel and agra-media depending...

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Consulting Services

Sample Processing

Sample processing is providing a finish on a sample part through a process of testing to achieve the specifications required. The testing establishes the process or processes which meet the customer's requirements. These processes can be many different types including tumbling, blasting and more. The way we approach the sampling process is by concentrating on listening, very carefully and truly...

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Drilling Services

Aker Solutions Wins 'Cat D' Drilling Equipment Contract

28 March 2012 - Aker Solutions has received a Letter of Award from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), to supply a further two drilling equipment packages to the 'Category D' drilling rigs the yard is building for the rig operator Songa Offshore. Contract value is undisclosed. The development of the Cat D semi-submersible drilling rigs has been initiated by Statoil, the international...

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Photovoltaic Metallization enables low temperature processing.
Metallizing Services

Photovoltaic Metallization enables low temperature processing.

Suited for solar cells built on thin film photovoltaic substrates, whether flexible or stainless steel, DuPont(TM) Solamet® PV416 can be processed at temperatures less than 140°C. Silver paste material provides printed conductivity of 10 mW/sq at 25 microns, low contact resistance of 3 mW.cmÂ-², and line resolution of less than 100 microns. These are key properties for optimized...

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Finishing Services

Six Hints to Make Your Finishing Process Faster

Often times, individuals are aware that their process for finishing parts isn't efficient, but they don't know how to begin to fix it. We've put together an outline of six steps that will each assist in reducing the time it takes to finish your parts. 1. Examine Your Production Line For Efficiency Opportunities. Are the parts you are finishing in your facility reworked or scrapped frequently?...

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Chemically Accelerated Surface Finishing
Treatment Services

Chemically Accelerated Surface Finishing

How Accelerate Surface Finishing (ASF) Works ASF uses a surface active compound that forms a soft film on the surface of the metal part. Nonabrasive media removes the soft film from the high or peaks of the part surface leaving the valleys untouched. The soft film is removed, exposing a new metal surface which will reform the soft film. This continuous forming and removal of the soft coating...

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Production Machining for the Medical, Defense, and Aerospace Industries
Machining

Production Machining for the Medical, Defense, and Aerospace Industries

Precision. This is the most fundamentally critical element to the process of production. And in no industries is precision production machining more essential than in the medical/pharmaceutical, defense and aerospace industries. Indeed, the precise and exact dimensions of the final components utilized in these applications can mean the difference between life and death both in the surgical suite,...

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3Sixty Mission Critical Launches New Service Offering UPS as a Service As A Cost Effective Alternative to UPS Equipment Ownership
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3Sixty Mission Critical Launches New Service Offering UPS as a Service As A Cost Effective Alternative to UPS Equipment Ownership

At 3Sixty Mission Critical, we specialize in maintaining the performance and uptime of our customer's mission-critical applications. Our services are comprehensive and designed to take on the entire burden of maintenance. Our "UPS as a service" is just another example of how we develop out of the box solutions to help our customers operate more efficiently; see our video to earn more.

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