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Protecting Fasteners from Weld Spatter – And Opportunities at the Weld Fixture Specialists

In this issue of Weld Fixture Design 101, I have two topics. First -- Why Protect Fasteners from Weld Spatter? Then -- Opportunities at the Weld Fixture Specialists in Waukesha, WI. - Come have fun with us as we solve weld fixture design issues.

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What the Beginning Machine Designer Needs to Know about Dowels

Learn the Rules for using Dowels for consistency, repeatability, and precision in weld and assembly fixtures. The Queen of Lean Machine Design at Rentapen shares what she has learned about dowels and dowel holes with CAD Drafters, beginning machine tool designers, and manufacturing engineers. A video shows the perfect "kiss" fit of a slip fit dowel.

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Weld Fixture Design – Easy and Practical Way to Determine Fastener Length

Weld Fixture Design and Machine Tool Design and even CAD Drafting requires knowing how long a fastener should be. The Queen of Lean Machine Design offers you guidance with this short video that shows an easy and practical calculation for fastener length.

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 Weld Fixture Design — Drilling and Tapping — Discover MORE From the Experts in Machine Tool Design

Experienced Machinists and Machine Tool Designers Provide great tips and advice in this edition of Weld Fixture Design 101. Plus there are 3 MORE things to know about drilling and tapping for beginning CAD Drafters and Mechanical Designers. And at the End is information on getting your purchased part parameters into your step file using Pro/E (Pro/Engineer) and info on the new Woverine Clamp Riser.

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Weld Fixture Design – Drilling and Tapping, 6 things the CAD Drafter should know – Machine Tool Design

When learning Machine Tool Design, CAD Drafters should become familiar with how tapped holes are made. How deep should the hole be drilled, how deep should it be tapped for a screw or bolt? What is a bottom tap and when should you use it. Check out this weld fixture design 101 lesson on tapped holes for how to calculate the drill diameter and depth of a tapped hole. Deepen your knowledge of how things are made.

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Weld Fixture Design 101 – Review of Best Machine Design Lessons So Far

A quick run down of the best machine tool design blog topics of the year. The Queen of lean machine design shares images, links and pictures from the best blogs so far on Weld Fixture Design 101. Lessons included on clamping, fastening, and detailing.

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Weld Fixture Design – Is there only one use for Button Head Cap Screws in Machine Tool Design?

Button Head Cap Screws are not often used in Machine Tool Design. Where are they used? Where would you or have you used them? Add your two cents to the conversation...

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