Techcon's patented disposable microvalve technology could dramatically reduce the maintenance requirements of conventional permanent rotary valves, while offering better performance at a more economic cost.
Fluid dispensing has come a long way. In the early days, the only dispensing option was to use a plunger to manually push fluid out from a syringe. With the rapid advancement of technology, today there are various dispensing techniques available and within each technique there are quite a few types of dispensing equipment options. They range from simple manual dispensing devices to a sophisticated positive displacement pump. Faced with too many choices, selecting the right dispensing equipment can be a daunting task if you are not familiar with dispensing technology. The following information will assist you in selecting the right dispensing equipment for your applications.
A process engineer (PE) has a demanding job that requires them to interface with many different parts of the company to effectively do their job. No one is probably more detail driven than the PE, which makes their communication ability one of the most critical skills they can have. When a process engineer improves their communication skills, their job becomes more manageable, and they become more efficient.
Robotic dispensing offers many advantages over a manual process. Beyond just the apparent precision delivery and fluid savings, the control that it provides impacts the company in other ways as well. Let's look at six ways that robotic dispensing positively impacts the company over manual methods.
Today's adhesive dispensing products deliver an unprecedented level of accuracy and performance. As manufacturers introduce product enhancements and energy-efficient technology in an effort to maintain a competitive edge, engineers and technicians are now able to complete projects at an unprecedented rate. Whether you work in the aerospace arena or the medical equipment industry, you can likely appreciate the technological enhancements and product options offered by today's dispensers. Below are the top ten advantages of adhesive dispensing products.
The more technological a manufacturing process becomes, the greater the human error in that process becomes apparent. Today's goal is to reduce those human-generated errors, even if it is not possible to completely eliminate them. Let's take a look at why errors happen, and how we can increase precision manufacturing.
INAUGURAL WINNER OF THE DOVER SAFETY EXCELLENCE AWARD
Cypress, California, May 23, 2018 – Dover Corporation today presented the 2017 Dover Safety Excellence Award to the OK International facility in Cypress, California. The award was based on both quantitative and qualitative measures for outstanding safety performance and exemplary employee participation in safety programs. OK International, a Dover Company, received the Gold Award for the small site category (under 150 employees). Overall, 29 locations world-wide were nominated with 7 locations ultimately receiving an award. Andy Fincher, President, Dover Engineered Systems, presented the award today at the Cypress facility during an all employee event.
As a process engineer or operations specialist, your ability to thrive hinges upon the quality and accuracy of the products you build. One of the best ways to bolster your accuracy and quality is to select a fluid dispenser that offers precision while serving as an ideal match for your specific needs. Below is a look at the three most common types of fluid dispensers and some tips to guide you in your selection of the best dispensing option for your needs.
Manufacturing in America and the world has come a long way from the days when human workers were depended upon to bring quality and fast production. While our country did well in creating products that stood the test of time, mistakes were always inevitable. The cost of paying manufacturers to the salary levels they demand is also more challenging than in past decades.
Laurens Koch is Techcon's Packaging Materials Manager for Techcon Europe. Based out of Germany, Laurens is very customer and application focused. With more than 20 years in the industry of selling plastic packaging and dispensing technology, he assists customers and prospective customers with numerous challenging applications every year.