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Change is Constant: 80/20 T-slot Aluminum Products

Posted by Mark Howe

Aug 28, 2018 11:48:00 AM

T-Slot Provides Flexible Solutions

From cycle time to throughput to changeover metrics, there’s no end to the daily concerns and issues that you deal with in an industrial marketplace. You’re tasked with continually improving key metrics as well as complying with evolving regulations, which means change is the only constant.

The structure of 80/20 profiles and accessories allow infinite positioning along the T-slot which equates to reduced set up times and faster changeover rates. With T-slot profiles you don’t need to compromise between strength, appearance and flexibility.

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Topics: Products, 80/20, guarding, Machine Guarding

Why is Machine Guarding Important for Your Company?

Posted by Mark Howe

Jun 23, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Every workplace has some level of hazard.  For industrial and assembly workplaces there are particularly dangerous machines that could seriously injure, maim, or kill a person.  Plant workers, managers, and even casual passersby must adhere to very strict safety regulations in order to keep everyone as safe as possible. OSHA has a mountain of regulations for workplace safety. Machine guarding is one particular area that can be very helpful for workplace safety while also helping to improve overall productivity.

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Topics: aluminum extrusion, Machine Guarding

3 Different 80/20 Aluminum Extrusion Applications

Posted by Mark Howe

Oct 17, 2011 10:32:00 AM

80/20 Aluminum Extrusion can be applied just about anywhere. It really is only limited by your imagination. This post is going to cover three applications that we have been involved with in the past 20 years.

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Topics: aluminum extrusion in nj, aluminum extrusion, t-slotted extrusion, knotts company, welded steel frame, Machine Guarding

Machine Guarding (Aluminum Extrusion) is Serious for Plant Safety

Posted by Mark Howe

Sep 30, 2011 2:00:00 PM

Plant managers and engineers know the importance of safety. OSHA regulations are always at the forefront of safety related decisions, but there are additional precautions that help not only with OSHA compliance but with overall plant and production line safety.

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Topics: aluminum extrusion, aluminum extrusion in nj, machine guard, manufacturing, industrial automation nj/ny, Machine Guarding