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Bluco Corporation


Bluco Corporation has published these technical articles:

(Jig and Fixturing Components)
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CAD-friendly modular fixturing helps job shop grab opportunity.... (View Full Article)
(Jig and Fixturing Components)
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As welding processes continue to evolve, so do the tools used to get the material set into place to be welded. At VeriForm Inc., the benefits of proper setup techniques far outweighed any monetary... (View Full Article)
(Jig and Fixturing Components)
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Canadian Metalworking asks Bob Ellig, president of Bluco Corp. to offer advice for welders on modular and dedicated fixturing.... (View Full Article)
(Jig and Fixturing Components)
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Where does your company stand when it comes to producing quality weldments? The Wall Street Journal reported in 2006 that the average age of the American ewlder was 54 years. When these people retire,... (View Full Article)
(Jig and Fixturing Components)
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Dimensionally Perfect. For any fabricator who has struggled with large, cumbersome welding fixtures and painfully tight tolerances, those two words might seem as mythological as a yeti or a unicorn... (View Full Article)
(Jig and Fixturing Components)
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Laurentide's military parts programs generally call for volume production. That is the case with a program of window frames that Laurentide is producing for use in MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush... (View Full Article)
(Jig and Fixturing Components)
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Employing modular fixturing systems has improved productivity and reduced costs for welding operations for a large program at John G. Wilson Machine Ltd., Princeton, ON. The D-28 modular fixturing... (View Full Article)
(Machine Tools)
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The concept of modular fixturing for welding is not new. Framing squares, chalk, tape measures, levels, piano wire and a stout hammer are the basic tools for an experienced welder. The good welders... (View Full Article)
(Engineering and Technical Services)
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Variety is the spice of life for Woods Equipment Co. The Oregon, Ill.-based Company is a manufacturer of attachments and implements for agricultural tractors, skid steers, wheel loaders,... (View Full Article)
(Machine Tool Accessories)
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Deployed behind the seven plants that make up Vermeer Manufacturing, Inc., stands an army of welding fixtures, their steel frameworks scarred by exposure to frigid winters, summer heat, and the rains... (View Full Article)
(Machine Tool Accessories)
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Virtually any new product can present a host of development problems when moving from design idea to initial finished product. When the product involved is an entirely new design for a bus, the... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Few areas of commerce are as volatile as the ever-changing product mix that retailers and required to navigate. Looking at the packaged dry goods category alone, and defining a new product as one... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Look at the pictures in this article and you'll see a lot of modular welding fixturing with a portable coordinate measuring arm in the middle. But the real story here is about welding prototype... (View Full Article)
(Machine Tool Accessories)
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Precision table and modular fixtures replace tack tables and handheld parts for subassembly, special orders, and toolmaking How often has poor fitup accuracy resulted in late shipments for a fab shop?... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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"I wouldn't do this work without my modular fixturing system," Scott Rogers tells Metlfax. He's the owner of Custom Welding, Columbus, OH, and he believes modern equipment is essential. For instance,... (View Full Article)
(Machine Tool Accessories)
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Expanding manufacturing requirements and shrinking budgets have persuaded many manufacturers to partner with their suppliers to shoulder a larger share of the production burden. Progressive,... (View Full Article)
(Machine Tool Accessories)
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Precision Metal Fabricators, LLC, Franklin, Mass., is a young, fast-growing fab shop focused on the fabrication and field installation of large-scale, gantry-based ultrasonic inspection systems. These... (View Full Article)
(Machine Tool Accessories)
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Grove Worldwide is a corporate success story many other American companies could do well to emulate. From its inception in 1947 until today, this southcentral Pennsylvania-based organization has grown... (View Full Article)
(Machine Tool Accessories)
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For economic and precise positioning, clamping, tacking and welding of multi-piece components, the modular, three- dimensional, Demmeler fixturing system can be indispensable. Besides obviating costly... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Alloy Welding, Melrose Park, IL, is a 30-person fabrication job shop using the latest fabrication technology and equipment. The 35,000-ft facility includes equipment for shearing, saw cutting,... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Manufacturing large, sophisticated components and systems consisting of various tubular frames is more rapid and cost-effective using this unique modular workholding system. Mayville Metal Products at... (View Full Article)
(Contract Manufacturing and Fabrication)
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Wrayco Industries Inc. specializes in fabricating fuel and hydraulic tanks for heavy equipment such as backhoes, excavators, large off-road trucks, and generator and pump sets. It also manufactures... (View Full Article)