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M&S Redesigns Blood Testing Instrument

Device re-design resulted in issues with the ability to manufacture the key part of the instrument. Existing vendor base would not attempt to manufacture. Material: Tungsten Critical Dimensions: .0070 x .87” long in the middle of the part Hold +.0000/-.0002” tolerance on diameter Hold +/-.001” tolerance on length of .007” 8 Ra surface finish max Resolution: A manufacturing process was...

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Grinding Services

M&S Centerless Grinding Manufacturers Missile Wing Pins

A Tier-1 defense contractor rejected parts from their primary vendor for a high-end precision pin used to affix fins onto missiles. The rejection of the pins caused a delay in shipment of missiles to The Persian Gulf, and left them with no source for the pins after the primary vendor lost approved status. The Tier-1 contractor needed to ship missiles within 2 weeks otherwise late delivery...

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Additive Manufacturing

Japanese Automaker, Daihatsu, Collaborates with Local Designers to Offer Car Design Customization Using Stratasys 3D Printing

Carmaker worked with top Japanese designers to create unique, customizable automotive exterior ‘Effect Skins’ for their 2-door convertible MINNEAPOLIS REHOVOT, Israel - Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, says automaker Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd, (Daihatsu) is one of the first manufacturers to deliver on the 3D printing vision of mass...

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Innovative QTS Apshen Stencil Foil Adapter Awarded U.S. Patent
Molding Services

Innovative QTS Apshen Stencil Foil Adapter Awarded U.S. Patent

Medway, Massachusetts, USA – The Apshen Stencil Foil Adapter System developed by Quick Tensioning Systems (QTS), for the DEK® VectorGuard® High Tension stencil frame, has been awarded U.S. Patent #9,351,406, it is announced today. The QTS Apshen was developed to give DEK® VectorGuard™ High Tension stencil frame system users the ability to choose their own or preferred...

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Waterjet Shuttle Systems support high-volume cutting.
Conveyors

Waterjet Shuttle Systems support high-volume cutting.

Designed for high-volume, water-only waterjet cutting applications, Waterjet Shuttle Systems maximize productivity by allowing operators to continue cutting as they unload finished parts. Units are available in High Rail Gantry format supporting up to 12 cutting heads or Mid Rail Gantry format supporting up to 4 cutting heads. Aquavision® Di motion controller guides user through process,...

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Fidia Co. to Feature high-speed Milling Machine, Controls and Milling Heads at 2016 IMTS Show
Machining Heads

Fidia Co. to Feature high-speed Milling Machine, Controls and Milling Heads at 2016 IMTS Show

Fidia Co. will feature a K199 high-speed 6 axis milling center with rotary table, C-40 vision numerical controls with integrated ViMill system and a variety of large milling heads at the 2016 IMTS Show in Booth No. S8880 in the South Hall of McCormick Place in Chicago, September 12-17, 2016. The K199 is Fidia’s most compact K series machine and represents the ideal solution for all small and...

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Powerlink PCB with Multiple Copper Weights Helps Power Aerial Drone
Assembly Services

Powerlink PCB with Multiple Copper Weights Helps Power Aerial Drone

Challenge Epec was approached by a company that specializes in the development of aerial film drones to implement heavy copper printed circuit boards (PCB) in their current design. The customer’s existing line of small to medium sized drone aircraft are used for remote TV and film production, as well as for thermal imaging. The customer was looking to incorporate a heavy copper PCB feature into...

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Rigid-Flex Circuit Design Solution for a Medical Device
Assembly Services

Rigid-Flex Circuit Design Solution for a Medical Device

Challenge An engineering team within medial industry company approached Epec to manufacture a rigid-flex circuit to be placed within a medical device used in conjunction with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Gerber data along with appropriate documentation was submitted for a full design review and quote. The data package was reviewed by Epec’s Product Managers. A discovery was made in the...

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Rigid-Flex Medical Care Communication Handheld Device
Assembly Services

Rigid-Flex Medical Care Communication Handheld Device

Challenge Epec was asked to help in the development of a new medical care communication system. The product was to use Apple iPod touch® technology in a portable medical device to streamline workflow in healthcare environments. Because the handheld device would be used to store patient charts and other sensitive information, the communication system needed to be unfailingly secure. Neither...

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Rigid-Flex Power Distribution Control Circuits Application
Controls and Controllers

Rigid-Flex Power Distribution Control Circuits Application

Challenge A contract manufacturing company needed help improving the quality and supply chain reliability of rigid-flex circuits for a power distribution control circuit application. The product had been in production already, but had issues with circuit failure. The existing rigid-flex circuit design also did not meet IPC standards for materials and construction. A solution was needed that...

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Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)
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Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)

Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP), represents a truly groundbreaking advancement in structural reinforcement. Lightweight, strong, and green, they are changing the way the construction industry thinks about rebar. Unlike steel, FRPs don't rust and are far stronger than standard rebar. To learn why Fiber Reinforced Polymers are poised to change the way the world builds, see our video.

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