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Electromagnetic Field Protection in the Digital World

Many devices around us have the ability to collect intelligent data about our day-to-day lives. Personal computers store records of the websites you’ve visited; smartphones can keep tabs on your location; and GPS trackers monitor the routes you travel while on the road.

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EMI Protection: 3 of the Most Common Myths

When radios first made their debut, noise interruptions—from pops and bangs to more subtle disruptions—were all chalked up to being part of the listening experience. But as electronic systems began to appear in military applications, the impact of electrical interference on the operation of equipment and the potential to set off false triggers evolved into…

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How Chemical Etching Creates a Better Industrial Filter

Filters and screens might seem like simple, straightforward parts, but they play a crucial role in industrial machines. Technological advancements in the modern world require innovative changes to industrial machinery, but OEMs face tight margins and limited time. Cutting-edge technology can provide screens that improve performance without having to redesign machines.

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New Opportunities Indoors for Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are growing in commercial popularity by leaps and bounds, and Goldman Sachs recently predicted businesses and civil governments will spend $13 billion on drones by 2020. From farming to filmmaking, there seems to be no shortage of resource-saving applications for commercial UAVs.

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Industrial Centrifuges: Comparing The Two Main Types

Industrial centrifuges have a home in a variety of fields. The chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and food processing industries all rely on these tools to separate heterogeneous mixtures.

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4 Industries that Can Benefit from Chemical Etching

Chemical etching can play an important role in metal part fabrication. Lead times allow for more flexibility; tighter tolerances can be achieved; scalable volumes are made possible.

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Questions to Ask Before Metal Fabrication Begins

It’s an exciting time: You’ve completed the CAD design for your metal part and are ready to move things over to the fabrication stage.

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How to Balance Quality & Speed in Metal Design

Designing metal parts can often feel like a balancing act. On one hand, there is the pressure to produce high-quality designs that deliver optimal performance. On the other hand, competition within the market and customer demands fuel the need for a speedy design process.

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3 Qualities to Look For in a Metal Design Partner

With a concept in mind for a metal part, you’re ready to take the next step and choose a metal design partner. As you research your options, it’s important to know which qualities to look for in a partnership—ones that will ultimately fuel long-term success.

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5 Industries Fueling the Industrial Filtration Market

From the food we eat to the water we drink to the oil that powers our cars, most substances we use require some form of filtration. As raw materials are converted to usable goods, solids must be separated from liquids; wastes set aside; and reusable materials recycled.

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