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The Crucial Role Of Material Selection in Machine Design

This series will explore some of the aspects of machine performance that a designer must consider in selecting the proper component materials for use in the end product.

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No Standardization Department Required - Achieving Efficiency at the Component Level

Drawing, sizing, measuring, specifying takes precious resources to complete. Large machine builders have heavily invested in the concept of standardization to minimize these costs. But, where does this leave the medium to small machine builders who can not afford to create a department designated to improving productivity, efficiency and quality through standardization?

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The Configurable Component

Why go custom when you can configure? The configurable component is a component that allows the engineer to specify critical dimensions through various design parameters

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Eccentric Loading Shouldn't Mean Shorter Life

See the second installment in a series focusing on calculating linear motion life. See page 84 in this issue of Machine Design for the entire article.

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Component-life theory comes down to earth

Read this technical review of the various types and proper application of locating pins available for machine designers.

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The Design and Use of Locating Pins

Read this technical review of the various types and proper application of locating pins available for machine designers.

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