Technical Articles

DEPRAG, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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An air motor powers an innovative transport device designed for wheeled equipment Moving heavy rolls of paper, railway wagons, and even parked aircrafts by hand may sound like magic, but it is humanly...
(Material Handling Equipment)
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No autofeed application is identical to another! Each product surface should be evaluated in regards to its accessibility and special tooling may be necessary This write-up was specifically done to...
(Industrial Automation Services)
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Today's headrests form part of every vehicle's passive safety system. They reduce sudden impact on the sensitive spinal area at the base of the skull. One of the most important responsibilities of the...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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Do you plan on using a high-torque stainless-steel motor in an agitator system to mix paint and coatings, or as a compact power pack for an innovative roller transport device? If so, then an air motor...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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Modern air motors are extremely well suited to steam sterilization, whereas electrical motors are always in danger of short-circuiting. Batteries can be damaged by steam treatment in autoclaves. They...
(Industrial Automation Services)
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Peter Smith, production engineer at a well-known manufacturer of heating control units explains his situation: "Our heating control units are available, according to type and size of heating system,...
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It's all down to the packaging. Most consumer purchasing decisions are made on the spot, in just a couple of seconds. The design, shape and presentation of the pack make the difference - guiding...
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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What started off in 1983 as an 800g Motorola device, sneeringly called "jingling bone", has embarked on an unbelievable triumphal procession around the entire globe: the cell phone. Experts meanwhile...
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The most common sources of product defects are errors in setting up workpieces and equipment, omitted processing steps, processing errors, missing parts, and wrong parts. More often than not, the...
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Technical cleanliness is gaining increasing importance, particularly in the automotive technology. Minute particles can cause devastating damage. For example when components are assembled onto a PCB...
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Mobile phones are produced in an industrial mass production environment. Three-shift production operation places high demands on people and material. The often quoted maxim "time is money" demands...
(Tools)
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Drainage repair is a challenge for underground engineering specialists. A common scene used to be that of stressed excavator operators, annoyed residents and impatient drivers. Today however, modern...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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changed very little since 105 AD, the date when the process of paper manufacture was first recorded. Fibres are moistened in water and then scooped out with a sieve. This paper web is then pressed and...
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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ONE OF THE MOST Difficult challenges manufacturing engineers face is convincing management to slow down an assembly task after industrial engineers have increased speed in order to meet certain...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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What do tasty shish kebabs, weather-proof paints and varnishes, delicious fruit juice drinks and newsprint have in common? At first glance, very little. But if we take a look at how they are made, we...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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DEPRAG SCHULZ GMBH & CO., the air motor specialists are widening the gap between themselves and their nearest competitors. The combination of innovative ideas and expertise bred from decades of...
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Understanding your screwdriving equipment source does not have to be complicated. It is important to select the proper source by matching the intended purpose with the actual obtainable result. In...
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For protection against the elements in historic building refurbishment or for protecting against corrosion in the shipbuilding industry, paint and/or coatings come into play. According to their own...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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An air motor powers an innovative transport device designed for wheeled equipment. Moving heavy rolls of paper, railway wagons, and even parked aircrafts by hand may sound like magic, but it is...
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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The German machine building industry has been badly affected by the current global economic crisis. Despite the slight lift in spirits in Germany's economy, as reflected in the Ifo Business Climate...
(Tools)
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Traffic is flowing on the roads without interruption. The column of cars moves forward, motorcycles putter along, heavy goods vehicles rumble their way through, just like always. Yet underneath the...
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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During the assembly process while fastening screws, the contamination of tiny particles has become a rising concern. When a circuit board is being assembled, should a microscopic piece of steel,...
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Fierce competition has always been part of the automotive industry. Who can build the lightest car? The lower the weight, the more likely it is to meet the requirements for maximum energy efficiency....
(Industrial Automation Services)
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Ever had to brush your teeth between shivers because the previous bathroom user tilted the window open and forgot to close it again? Extremely unpleasant! The cold creeps into the bathroom and then...
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Every 8th adult suffers from hearing problems. Only one third of them in Germany use a hearing aid. However, according to an extended study of impaired hearing, those who decide in favor of a hearing...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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Generating growth and expanding market leadership with brand new concepts. It is a company's manpower which makes it more successful than its competitors, the decisive ambitious factor which results...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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Good things come to those who wait, but time costs money - especially concerning maintenance work, where in fact simple solutions can be employed to speed things up. The engineers at DEPRAG SCHULZ...
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Winding drives can be found in many production processes: they wind continuous materials before or after their handling on spirals, rolls, reels or balls. The spectrum of material to be wound ranges...
(Industrial Automation Services)
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What do metal castings, products made from composite materials, and brake disc blanks have in common? When all of the above items are machined, any sharp edges, burrs, fraying or chips produced during...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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Motors should be small and light - yet they must also achieve high torque values! DEPRAG is currently lauching their enhanced POWER LINE air motors on the market and the name says it all. With their...
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Today the most popular accessories in a new car are the electronic devices. However it is these vehicle instruments which drive up the cost and weight of a vehicle. Weight, because the conventional...
(Industrial Automation Services)
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Manufacturing engineers have two options for obtaining an automatic assembly system. They can get each component - an automatic screwdriver, a rotary indexing dial, a gripper - from individual...
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Reductions in effort and improvements in comfort lead directly to increased productivity. Because an ergonomically designed tool is more comfortable to use, it will accomplish the same work with less...
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Which is the ideal torque for the screw assembly of the plastic spindle into the pistons? And which rotation speed should be applied? What type of screwdriving tool best fits the task? Rudolf...
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Loading the blades presented a special challenge. Careful handling was required to ensure the safety of the assembler while preserving sharpness of the edges. Initially, NAP developed a manual fixture...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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Right from the initial selection of a drive, a designer has to make careful considerations when looking for the optimal motor for his application. Determining the torque and speed, selecting a...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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A motor needs to be powerful while still being small and robust. During the selection of an airmotor for the automated technology, especially a small size and low mass are convincing advantages. An...
(Hand, Power and Assembly Tools)
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Restoration counts for more than half of all building work these days. Since the 1970s the renovation of old buildings has become increasingly important. Both buildings from the post-war era and...
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In the domain of technology, screw joints are the most frequently used method for joining components and, in many cases, to separate them again. Screws can be tightened and loosened again without...
(Product and Material Testing)
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Almost everyone has used one - a lip balm stick that gives relief to cracked and dry lips. Twist the balm out of the practical rotating sleeve; apply balm onto the lips, done! What appears so easy can...
(Industrial Automation Services)
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Multi-functional food processors are still very much in vogue. In 2014 the sales of classical small electrical appliances such as food processors achieved an above-average growth rate - according to...
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The achievement of zero-reject production rates has the highest priority in the industrial assembly process. Time and again we hear of product recalls due to defective screw joints. The associated...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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What happens when the power from your drive unit simply isn't enough? When the motor for your robot-controlled plant has to supply maximum power yet has to be physically very small? When it has to...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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What happens when the power from your drive unit simply isn't enough? When the motor for your robot-controlled plant has to supply maximum power yet has to be physically very small? When it has to...
(Industrial Automation Services)
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There's no magic to building automation equipment. If systems integrators choose appropriate components, they will build an efficient and well-functioning assembly system right from the start....
(Power Tools)
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Vehicle manufacturers can tell you a thing or two about it: recall actions harm your image and destroy customers' trust [in your product]. In its annual report for 2009 the German Federal Motor...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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Sparks fly and the shipbuilding worker perspires under his safety goggles. In his gloved hands he is holding an angle-grinder. With strength and stamina he smoothes the bumps on the welded seams that...
(Power Tools)
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Climate protection and efficient energy usage are more important than ever. It is high time that we started using energy wisely. In the European Union there are attempts underway to not only reduce...
(Pneumatic Equipment and Components)
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In these times of rising costs, companies are increasingly reliant on pre-processing in automation. Even in the food industry, automated production processes have gained in significance and hygiene is...