Joshua Jablons

  • Optimizing for Manufacturability in Small Parts Sourcing

    Optimizing for Manufacturability in Small Parts Sourcing

    Learn how to optimize for manufacturability through a unified approach to product design and the creation of a thorough and detailed request for quote (RFQ).

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  • Quality Control in the Manufacture of Metal Parts

    Quality Control in the Manufacture of Metal Parts

    Learn the vital components of an effective quality control program and its role in ensuring that metal parts meet their requirements for design and function.

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  • Precision Metal Grinding: The Finishing Touch for Small Metal Parts

    Precision Metal Grinding: The Finishing Touch for Small Metal Parts

    Precision metal grinding is the often best way to remove small amounts of material and achieve the right finish or tight tolerance dimensions on part surfaces.

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  • Precision Metal Cutting for 2-Axis Cutoff: How to Achieve the Best Results for Your Close Tolerance Small Metal Parts

    Precision Metal Cutting for 2-Axis Cutoff: How to Achieve the Best Results for Your Close Tolerance Small Metal Parts

    There are many variables to consider when deciding on a 2-axis cutoff method for your precision part. This definitive guide will help you make the right choice for your specifications.

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  • Electrochemical Cutting Pros & Cons

    Electrochemical Cutting Pros & Cons

    Electrochemical cutting (ECC) combines electrochemical erosion and grinding to produce a burr-free, shiny surface to a tight tolerance of ±0.005” (0.127 mm).

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  • Cold Sawing Pros & Cons

    Cold Sawing Pros & Cons

    Cold sawing can do high-speed, burr-free cutoff of rods, tubes, and extrusions, but it is not ideal for very short lengths, smalls ODs/IDs, or hard metals.

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  • Automatic Lathe Cutting Pros & Cons

    Automatic Lathe Cutting Pros & Cons

    While an automatic lathe can do simple 2-axis cutoff of metal rods and tubes, it is designed for more complex, multi-step machining operations.

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  • Comparing Precision Cutting Methods: A Reference Guide

    Comparing Precision Cutting Methods: A Reference Guide

    This visual reference guide can help you narrow the choices and quickly see which method(s) to consider for your 2-axis metal cut off application.

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  • Seven Secrets to Choosing A New Contract Partner

    Seven Secrets to Choosing A New Contract Partner

    Finding a supplier who can deliver quality and on-time service can be tough, especially when it comes to the medical device and other heavily regulated industries. This guide makes it simple.

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  • Resistance Welding Electrode Materials: A White Paper

    Resistance Welding Electrode Materials: A White Paper

    Learn how better materials for resistance welding electrodes speed up your welding operation. This white paper is designed to help you make a successful electrode materials choice.

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  • Metal Tubing in the 21st Century: Who Needs it?

    Metal Tubing in the 21st Century: Who Needs it?

    Metal tubing continues to play a critical role in medical device manufacturing, but with the array of available plastic materials it can be hard to determine which material is the right one.

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  • Better Together: Non Defective Bonding of Resistance Spot Welding Electrodes

    Better Together: Non Defective Bonding of Resistance Spot Welding Electrodes

    Proper electrode design and construction is essential to ensuring consistent weld quality, minimum electrode sticking, and maximum electrode life. Learn how electrode design can impact your prod line.

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  • Tungsten Wire 101: Overview of a Uniquely Useful Material

    Tungsten Wire 101: Overview of a Uniquely Useful Material

    Tungsten wire continues to be a product that has a large number of diverse applications, for many of which there is no known substitute. Find out why tungsten remains widely used.

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  • Copper Tungsten Alloy: The Top of Mind Electrode Material for EDMing Carbides

    Copper Tungsten Alloy: The Top of Mind Electrode Material for EDMing Carbides

    For intricate geometries, sharp corners, unparalleled wear resistance, excellent cutting speeds and machinability, copper tungsten is the material of choice.

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  • Tungsten vs. Gold: The Battle of the Biomaterials

    Tungsten vs. Gold: The Battle of the Biomaterials

    Learn how tungsten as an alternative to precious metals can help you achieve uncompromising quality and still keep your budget on track.

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  • FAQs on Swiss Screw Machining

    FAQs on Swiss Screw Machining

    Trying to meet your next complex design challenge, looking to shorten device time-to-market with screw machine parts, or considering adding Swiss CNC Machining to your process plan this guide can help

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  • How to Fine Tune Your Quote Request to Your Maximum Advantage

    How to Fine Tune Your Quote Request to Your Maximum Advantage

    Find out how to optimize your RFQ to get more of what you need on schedule and within budget. Spoiler: it's all in the details.

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