Technical Articles

item America, LLC has published these technical articles:

(Manufacturing Equipment and Components)
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Constantly shrinking batch sizes and ever shorter product lifecycles mean greater attention is now being paid to the time and money that can be saved using the alternative automation method of...
(Robotics)
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Robots have all kinds of advantages in industry. Amongst other things, they enable the automated production of small batch sizes, ease the strain on staff, improve quality standards, and boost...
(Material Handling Equipment)
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Whether you’re looking for a basic introduction to lean production or want to refresh your memory – this easy-to-follow explanation will bring you up to speed with lean....
(Automotive Equipment and Products)
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In state-of-the-art automotive manufacturing, modularity and versatility are increasingly important factors when it comes to planning and implementing material supply trolleys for intralogistics....
(Optical Components)
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The transparency visual output provides and motivates staff to drive forward the continuous improvement process (CIP). We've decided to take a fresh look at the two well-known lean methods of 5S and...
(Manufacturing Equipment and Components)
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Lean production principles can really come into their own in factory equipment engineering, geared specifically towards avoiding waste and boosting added value in production....
(Electrical Distribution and Protection)
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Electrostatic Discharge damage may be invisible to the naked eye, but it can have very costly consequences. That's why following the basics of ESD safety is an absolute must for many industrial...
(Manufacturing Equipment and Components)
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As sensible as it is to pursue gradual improvements based on Kaizen or CIP, that isn't always the perfect means of achieving the desired change in every single set of circumstances. However, the lean...
(Manufacturing Equipment and Components)
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A Robotics Manufacturer provides an in-depth analysis and explanation to why they switched to item for their machine frames....
(Welding Equipment and Supplies)
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For a long time, specialist mechanical engineers welded together steel to make their frames....
(Uncategorized)
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The meaning behind lean production terminology. Lean production concepts continue to be successful, whether applied directly in industrial processes......
(Manufacturing Equipment and Components)
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In this interview, Professor Martin Schmauder provides an overview of how important ergonomics at the assembly work bench is to a company's competitiveness, a factor that is often overlooked in...
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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Processes can be easily automated using our linear technology - thanks to 25 preassembled solutions and practical online aids....
(Manufacturing Equipment and Components)
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How to keep disabled workers and their skills in the business....
(Uncategorized)
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Aluminium profile technology can also be used in interesting projects at home....
(Uncategorized)
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Young female engineers should not be discouraged by outdated clich├ęs....
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A comparison of two (seemingly) totally different lean principles....
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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The 7 Muda are widely known, but they aren't the only types of waste in production....
(Manufacturing Equipment and Components)
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Helpful insights into lean production - from a practical perspective....
(Manufacturing Equipment and Components)
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Water is a serious business at RWTH Aachen University....
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How to efficiently harness and correctly communicate the advantages of digitalisation....
(Manufacturing Equipment and Components)
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In an effort to take some of the strain off staff working in manual assembly and boost efficiency in its production processes, item has developed an innovative, modular collaborative robot system. The...
(Manufacturing Equipment and Components)
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3D assembly guides offer users the opportunity to view the optimum build sequence in moving pictures. By scanning the QR code or entering the Cx article number, design engineers can call up the...