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Manufacturing’s Finest Hour

April 15, 2020

By Dusty Alexander, CEO & President, Global Shop Solutions, Inc. America and its allies won World War II in large part because of our country’s massive manufacturing effort. The number of tanks, planes, trucks, ammunition and other essential war materials produced

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How 80 GHz radar overcomes level measurement challenges in high dust environments

March 18, 2020

This is the third in a series of articles on level management. The entire handbook of level articles can be downloaded here. Dust, with its infinitesimal size, is disproportionately problematic. A speck of dust is tiny – one-half to one

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Five Trends Driving Inventory Monitoring in Silos

March 16, 2020

This is the second in a series of articles on level management. The entire handbook of level articles can be downloaded here. Fast-paced work environments are driving the need for accurate, real-time data. Sensor manufacturers and software developers have been

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State-of-the-art gauging: high accuracy with a big payoff

March 12, 2020

This is the first in a series of articles on level management. The entire handbook of level articles can be downloaded here. From a cost-benefit perspective, there has never been a better time for tank farms and other bulk storage

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Level Handbook now available for download

March 12, 2020

Accuracy is paramount when choosing the right level measuring technology, and there are many factors to consider before purchasing, such as the existence of foam or gas fumes associated with the process, the dielectric or specific gravity of the process,

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Carbon dioxide as a raw material for the chemical industry

March 3, 2020

VTT and its business partners have launched a two-year project to develop a concept for a process to capture and utilize carbon dioxide, the aim of utilizing the carbon dioxide produced during bioenergy production as a raw material for speciality

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Can a wheel brush deburr extremely hard metal parts?

February 21, 2020

By Jeff Elliott When an application calls for surface finishing, cleaning, polishing, deburring, edge blending or removal of paint, rust or other contamination, a wheel brush is often the ideal solution. A type of power brush, wheel brushes are motor-driven

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Finding a competitive edge while removing the drudgery

February 14, 2020

By Don Horne Robots on the assembly line were designed to free human beings from boring, repetitive work. Now, robotic process automation, or RPA, is being touted as freeing the back-office of the same boring, repetitive tasks. Vishal Vaidya, the

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Toyota’s Cambridge plant tapped for Lexus NX, NX Hybrid

February 3, 2020

By Mario Cywinski In 2019, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) announced that the Lexus NX and NX Hybrid SUVs would be manufactured at its Cambridge, Ont. plant beginning in 2022. The announcement brought Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Christine Elliott,

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A side of mould to go?

January 29, 2020

When former British Prime Minister Teresa May proclaimed that she wasn’t opposed to scraping off mould from the top of a jar of jam and eating the product underneath, it sparked a conversation about what mouldy foods were safe to