3D printing: low-wear plastic components for the automotive industry

Sebastian Bloechl | 10. September 2019

Design freedom and fast reaction times are commonplace in development departments in the automotive industry. Anyone who can react quickly to new requirements gains competitive advantages.  Additive manufacturing and the automotive industry, which benefits from flexibility and speed, are made for each other. Free design possibilities, short delivery times and cost efficiency are only a […]

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What are the advantages of optimising a moving application?

Beke Nieszytka | 3. September 2019

There are different solutions for making sure an assembly can be handled in a modular way or is reliable in use.

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What is productivity and how can you increase it?

Beke Nieszytka | 27. August 2019

Productivity describes the relation of the use of production factors (= input) and the production result (=output). A simple formula describes it as follows: Productivity = output / input

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Seal for plain bearings: What are the approaches available?

Uwe Sund | 5. August 2019

Too much dirt in the bearing? Basically, many plain bearings – depending on the type – are much less sensitive to dirt than rolling bearings. But as it often happens, if it’s too much, it’s too much. At the latest when the entire bearing clearance is filled with dirt, no one is wondering about problems. […]

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Which Ethernet cable is the right one for me?

Guillermo Granero | 20. August 2019

There are eight categories of Ethernet cables on the market. Using the following chart, you can find the ideal cable for your application – in accordance with speed and volume transfer, based on the e-chain bend radii.

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Harting connector

Size and configure rectangular connectors

Beke Nieszytka | 13. August 2019

In the area of heavy rectangular connectors for the industry, there are several reputable manufacturers in the market – Harting with its well-known Han Series, Weidmüller Rockstar, Wieland Revos, Ilme, Lapp Epic, HTC, Tyco, Amphenol, Multicontact, Phoenix, Wain and many more.

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What is a corkscrew doing in a forklift?

Christian Strauch | 12. August 2019

Any kind of corkscrew is not exactly welcome in the forklift: Either the cable corkscrew (effect): Then the maintenance engineer is not exactly happy,  … or else one finds the classic corkscrew in the driver’s cabin: In that case the boss is not amused, but he may still assume that the forklift driver is a […]

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Lean Management

What is Lean Management and how do you work lean?

Beke Nieszytka | 6. August 2019

Lean management is an approach to continuous process optimisation. It includes the efficient design of the entire value chain.

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