April 03, 2020 by Dave Manney
Since its original implementation decades ago, the Failure Mode and Effects Analysis tool has generated impressive results. It's been a catalyst to boost teamwork in organizations, which in turn, has helped to improve competitiveness, increase user satisfaction, maximize profits, and reduce any potential negative impacts.
April 01, 2020 by Dave Manney
CARC is a paint applied to military vehicles and ensures their metal surfaces remain resistant to oxidation and puncturing by chemical or biological agents.
March 23, 2020 by Dave Manney
Reducing waste cuts manufacturing time. Consider Quick Response Manufacturing. QRM helps reduce costs and increases customer satisfaction.
March 17, 2020 by Dave Manney
Metal fabrication uses many materials and techniques for creating reliable products. Yet, there are 3 important factors to consider while forming steel
March 11, 2020 by Dave Manney
A practical Training Within Industry program improves quality, reduces errors, cuts hours of labor and is an important piece of Lean Practices.
March 04, 2020 by Dave Manney
17 of the elements on the Periodic Table
are Rare Earth Elements
. Doesn't seem like much, but they make the modern world possible.
February 26, 2020 by Dave Manney
Simply defined, lean Integration is a data-driven methodology using metrics ensuring continuous quality and performance.
February 20, 2020 by Dave Manney
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.
February 13, 2020 by Dave Manney
Manufacturers are pressured to be efficient and eliminate waste. Applying Lean Integration methodologies to automation relieves pressure by preventing mistakes
February 05, 2020 by Dave Manney
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.
January 07, 2020 by Dave Manney
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.
December 11, 2019 by Dave Manney
Using a gravelometer test, under SAE J400 standards, creates a fair comparison between different topcoats supplied by different finishers.
December 03, 2019 by Dave Manney
CARC is a matte military version of the polyurethane paints developed and used on commercial products, primarily vehicles
November 26, 2019 by Dave Manney
As good as the idea of adding a third layer to a two-coat top coat sounds, there are actually several issues to consider.
November 07, 2019 by Dave Manney
Robotic welding evolved into a mainstay in manufacturing. Benefits range from increased production to quality and helping us to transition to Industry 4.0.
October 29, 2019 by Dave Manney
Iot in welding is a long way from the Bronze Age when people hammered two pieces of copper together. Now, there are times when people aren't really needed.
September 10, 2019 by Dave Manney
There are no shortcuts for embeds. Consider loads, concrete strength, design, material costs, etc. Any error along the line means delays and unhappy customers.
August 27, 2019 by Dave Manney
The two-coat process, including e-coating, provides greater protection from rust and corrosion over other metal finishing systems. Not having a basecoat shortens the lifespan of your component.
August 14, 2019 by Dave Manney
Quick Response Manufacturing shortens lead times, improves quality, reduces cost, and eliminates waste within a manufacturing organization. At the same time, QRM increases market shares and competitiveness because customers receive improved products faster.