Unplanned downtime is universally agreed to be the kiss of death in manufacturing. When machines aren’t running, operating costs rise and revenue plummets. Many things can cause downtime, but machine breakdowns are often the most expensive. Most companies have experienced at least one incident of unplanned downtime in the past three years, which can cost …

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In manufacturing, unplanned equipment downtime is one of the costliest things that can happen. When a machine breaks down, the business’s overhead skyrockets while revenue decreases. Without any output, no value is produced, but the company continues to incur labor expenses and must pay for machine repairs. Some studies have shown that in the past …

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Unplanned manufacturing downtime is almost always the result of machine failure. Highly expensive, it’s imperative that manufacturers quickly identify the source of the failure and make necessary repairs to keep costs low and minimize the effects of delayed production schedules. By understanding various types of spindle failures and what causes them, manufacturers will be better …

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American manufacturing has undergone significant transformations over the last few decades, but in recent years has made some of its most impactful changes yet. A result of technological innovation, recent strides can be attributed to the rise of automation, robotics, and machine-to-machine communication. Today, manufacturing and automation are synonymous, leaving many technicians questioning their relevancy …

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The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn. – Ralph Waldo Emerson 25 July 2017; Acorn, meet iPad. I saw the above quote along the Tampa Riverwalk while attending the Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) convention. It made me ponder the infinite possibilities of that single acorn, and in turn, the boundless ways …

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GTI Spindle Technology, Inc. becomes an agent for Jager motor spindles!Manchester, NH – GTI Spindle Technology, Inc., (www.gtispindle.com), an expert in foreign and domestic machine tool spindle repair services, maintenance, and machine tool optimization has announced the launch of distributing the Jager motor spindle products and accessories.You can use Jager systems and components for milling, …

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