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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

4 of the Biggest Challenges in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

The business of unmanned aerial vehicles is booming. By 2025, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) predicts that the U.S. drone industry will establish over 100,000 jobs and contribute $82 million to the economy.

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RF/EMI Shields

Why RF Shielding Is Important To Your Design

Radio frequency interference, or RFI, takes on many forms. It could be a humming microwave that causes a Wi-Fi connection to waver, or perhaps the sounds of a cell phone transmitter traveling through the airwaves of your car stereo.

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Customer Stories

Custom Metal Fabrication for a Medical Device Company

A partnership between a metal fabricator and a customer is not built on just one positive experience. It’s an ongoing commitment of working together to fulfill current product needs and identifying opportunities for improvement.

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Metal Fabrication

Metal Manufacturing: When It's Time to Modify Processes

There’s comfort in sticking with the metal manufacturing processes you’ve always used. But what you might not realize is how shifting over to new manufacturing methods can potentially address many of the challenges you face.

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Chemical Etching

3 Situations Where Chemical Etching Is the Way to Go

Any time you need to make a custom metal part, there’s a wide range of manufacturing methods available. The challenge can be selecting the right one that best fits your needs—including quality, cost, turnaround time and manufacturability. In many...

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Metal Fabrication

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...

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: 5 Trends Leading the Industry

While drones may not be a new technology, it’s only recently that their mass adoption and use has grown. Amidst this growth, the majority of opportunities have come from the commercial and civil side. In fact, according to 2016 research from...

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Metal Fabrication

3 Metal Fabrication Requirements to Consider

In any type of design or manufacturing process, there are a variety of requirements to consider. Whether it relates to the performance of the finished product or the associated costs, every piece of the puzzle is crucial to long-term success.

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Customer Stories

Maintaining a Tight Tolerance for Heat Flux Gauge Masks

In the aerospace industry, instrumentation is an important point of concern. Researchers are constantly searching for ways to design precise, reliable instruments that deliver accurate measurements.

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Metal Fabrication

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...

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