Technical Articles

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J. W. Winco, Inc.


J. W. Winco, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Industrial Hardware)
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Sometimes the best way to selecting the right component for an application is to base your choice on what it needs to do. In other words, start with the motion or action required of the operator,... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Hardware)
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In the nearly 150 years since plastic materials were conceived, these man-made materials have evolved into countless types for every possible use. Below is information on a few categories of plastic... (View Full Article)
(Machine Tool Accessories)
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By definition, a crank is a device for transmitting rotary motion, consisting of a handle or arm attached at right angles to a shaft. Simple enough, but there are some variables.... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Hardware)
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Leveling devices are also known as leveling feet, leveling mounts, leveler bolts, antivibration pads, antivibration mounts, Level-It mounts, Level-It pads, machinery mounts, levelers, leveling... (View Full Article)
(Jig and Fixturing Components)
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What if your customer has put "ergonomic" on the wish list for the machine you're designing? What qualities should you be seeking in the components? Here are a few suggestions based upon OSHA... (View Full Article)
(Hose, Pipe and Tubing)
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This thread type has been adopted around the world as a standard for mating external and internal threads, and is common outside the U.S. The two types of BSP threads are BSPT (British Standard Pipe... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Hardware)
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How do you insure the fasteners won't loosen in an application that is prone to vibration? Engineers frequently debate that question. Along with proper torque, common possible solutions boil down to... (View Full Article)
(Jig and Fixturing Components)
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Designing machinery may not be the most artistic pursuit in the world, but sometimes the issue of color can be essential even in industrial design. For example, many of our products are offered in... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Hardware)
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Aluminum is an excellent material for machine components, offering many beneficial characteristics. Let's review the advantages and disadvantages of this metal that affect it's appropriateness in... (View Full Article)
(Machine Tool Accessories)
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Are you designing machinery suitable for clean room applications? If a machine is to be used for food processing, medical use, or other sanitary applications, there are a lot of things to consider in... (View Full Article)
(Jig and Fixturing Components)
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When an engineer's objective is to align, hold, or latch different parts of equipment together, you need a spring loaded device. The options for these components are many and varied.... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Hardware)
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No machine component seems more elementary than a knob. But in fact, there are many possible configurations for this simple part, and choosing the right type is key to the optimal function of the... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Hardware)
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When you're building any sort of enclosure with access to its interior, hinges will be a concern.... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Hardware)
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Engineers understand that there are many different types of stainless steels and they all have slightly different characteristics. Of course, a food industry application suggests using stainless... (View Full Article)
(Bearings and Bushings)
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Bearings can trace their origins back to the royal halls of ancient Egypt. The logs that were used to roll immense stone blocks for the pyramids were some of the earliest bearings. Bearings work... (View Full Article)