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Recently, Tigerton hosted one session of the 2020 CWIMMA welding competition. The following is reprinted with permission from the February 13, 2020 edition of The Marion Advertiser.
Businesses often focus on reducing costs but ignore quality. Lean Manufacturing helps increase profits and improve quality.
AESS brings a lot of consideration when architects and planners decide to use it. If everything goes as planned, the result is a beautiful piece of artwork.
Through our Community Outreach Committee, Schuette Metals donated many needed items at the Wausau Community Warming Center. The Outreach Committee made a monetary donation, too.
Using a gravelometer test, under SAE J400 standards, creates a fair comparison between different topcoats supplied by different finishers.
CARC, or Chemical Agent Resistant Coating, is a critical component of military hardware. This article explains what CARC is and why it's so important.
A two-coat topcoat is highly effective at hiding surface imperfections. A third coat provides no additional protection, making it unnecessary to add one.
Robotic welding evolved into a mainstay in manufacturing. Benefits range from increased production to quality and helping us to transition to Industry 4.0.
IoT in welding is a long way from the Bronze Age when people hammered two pieces of copper together. Sometimes people are not needed.
Consider loads, concrete strength, design, and material costs when considering embeds. Any mistake along the line will cause delays and unhappy customers.
A two-coat process, including e-coating, provides better rust and corrosion protection than other metal finishing systems. By not having a basecoat, the longevity of your component is shortened.
Learn about Quick Response Manufacturing and how it can help improve quality, reduce cost, and eliminate waste within a manufacturing organization.