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Weld Fixture Design 101


Weld and Assembly Fixture Design – Production Part Tolerancing and Consistency

When performance in your fixture is not consistent, maybe it is due to the inconsistency of the production parts. How do you design around large tolerances in weld fixture and product part holding fixtures? Here the weld fixture specialists and Rentapen discuss the topic of production part tolerancing and consistency and its affect on machine design and machine tool function.

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Machine Tools – 3 Reasons to Adjust Sub Assemblies in a Weld Fixture

The weld fixture specialists give three reasons to design adjustability in a weld fixture, part holding machine tool, or jig. Using a slide show of images and text, you can learn machine tool design at weld fixture design 101 with the Queen of Lean Machine Design

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Don’t Make A Splash, If You Do – Design to Protect from Weld Spatter — in Weld Jig & Fixture Design

Weld splatter can be a real issue in weld fixture maintenance and spatter guards can be key to a functional jig. Some companies use spatter guard. Some cases require a chemical coating on the fixture. See what the welding experts have to say about the ways they use to reduce spatter and protect parts from spatter.

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No Machine Tool Designer is an Island, Success Requires a Team

Sometimes we need to reach out and help someone who is down. Discover how Rentapen's team is rallying to support of former team member hit hard by Mitochondrial Disease. Rentapen specializes in weld fixture design and build, modular weld tooling components, and steel shims and custom shim packs. Former CNC and Laser cutting machine operator, Jeremy Dickinson, is no longer able to work to support himself and his family.

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Simple Pointers for Weld Fixture Design — Backbone Trunion Weld Cell

This slide show of a weld fixture shows how production parts can be held in a weld fixture and shows how purchased components can be used to adjust a fixture after it is built and during testing. Colorful and instructive, weld fixture design taught with pictures.

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The Power of Automation and Creativity in Manufacturing — Weld Fixture Design 101

A slide show of images shows the creativity and diversity on the manufacturing floosr of several U.S. manufacturers. With a focus on Weld fixture and product holding tools, the Queen of Machine Design shares some of what she saw while visiting manufacturers. Also discusses shims and steel shim pack pricing...

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Discover Easy and Practical Clamping and Clamp Arm Design Ideas — Machine Tool Design

Weld Fixture Design -- Discover Practical and Easy Clamping and Clamp Arm Ideas -- Beginning Machine Tool Designers and CAD Drafters -- Includes Educational Slide Show -- How much pressure -- How many pounds of force should a clamp have.

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