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  • Reference Guide: Aluminum Frame Design Steps
    When frame is used for support. Use information on page P.2136 to decide whether the support frame, has center or uniform load. When placing a plate on the frame, refer to the uniform load value in the table since the load is spread evenly. In the example from this table, the size of the frame is 1
  • Facility Engineers Applaud GatorJaw for its Real Benefits (.pdf)
    FONTANA, CA - GatorJaw, the nutless aluminum frame building system, has been receiving praise from facility engineers for its benefits since it first came on the market three years ago. But according to GatorJaw developer Duane McKinnon, the real benefits of this versatile product are just starting
  • The basics of modular conveyors
    Modular conveyors make sense when packagingline logistics change frequently. At one time conveyors were fabricated in permanent configurations. Structural members were usually welded from milled or stainless steel, or aluminum. Newer modular conveyors, however, use extruded aluminum framing
  • A robot in every house
    can do useful things around the house like recognize voice commands, play messages, and watch for arriving guests or packages. A preassembled ER1 retails for $699, and unassembled units go for $599. Minus the laptop which the user supplies, the ER1 consists of a light extruded aluminum frame, power
  • Structural Design Reduces Solar-Electric Power-Plant Costs and Improves Solar-Generating Efficiency
    . Alternative-energy production is also getting more competitive thanks to improved materials and designs. Such is the case of , a 64-MW concentrating solargenerating facility that came online in July 2007. Using a new aluminum frame design, the facility's output exceeds design specs by up to 15%. Located
  • Bicycling With A Boost
    might look like. Th!nk Mobility's Fun uses a 24-V, 400-W motor powered by a lead-acid battery pack stored under the seat. The Fun can go about 30 miles before recharging at a top speed of 16 mph. Giant's LaFree is built for safety with a durable aluminum frame, dual V-style brakes, sport fenders
  • No Holes, No Problem
    A truck manufacturer switched most of its cab designs from the traditional stick frame to a more "automotive" monocoque construction. This significantly increased the number of material combinations that had to be fastened. Stack-ups consisted of three to four materials, including aluminum sheet
  • Holiday Rambler
    Vinyl Exterior Graphic Package Color Smooth .040 Aluminum Exterior Walls 3/8 Foam Core, Thermal Barrier Laminated Sidewall Structure Flat Floor Construction Bathroom to Master Bedroom Heated and Insulated Alcove Storage Underbelly Supersized Unobstructed Pass-Thru Alcove Storage - 147 cubic feet
  • Tent maker has the Army covered
    . What's more, it needed a 276-page instruction manual. Evansville, Ind., thought they could do better and so set design goals for the next-generation VMS. They included a weight reduction of the tent's frame and covering, and keeping stresses below 60 to 70% of yield for the aluminum structure
  • Computer Power User Article - Building "Spike"
    worked, as I got the color I wanted and with relative ease. After a few days, I finally got my metal and was able to start constructing the frame. For this I used 0.75-inch aluminum tubing bent to the correct radius. Aluminum is a soft metal, so bending it into the required radius without creasing

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