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  • How Rolling Mills Work in Steelmaking

    How Rolling Mills Work in Steelmaking0

    Rolling is a common metalworking process used during the production of steel. It involves passing a sheet of steel through multiple rollers. Some rolling processes use two rollers, whereas others use four or more rollers. Regardless, as the steel passes through the rollers, it develops a uniform thickness and consistency. To perform rolling, though, steelmaking

  • The Benefits of Short-Run Manufacturing

    The Benefits of Short-Run Manufacturing0

    Short-run manufacturing has become increasingly common in recent years. Rather than mass-producing parts, many manufacturing companies produce a smaller number of parts. Known as short-run manufacturing, it offers several benefits over long-run manufacturing. If you’re thinking about embracing short-run manufacturing in your business’s operations, you should familiarize yourself with its benefits. Testing Short-run manufacturing allows

  • What Is Basic Oxygen Steelmaking?

    What Is Basic Oxygen Steelmaking?0

    Steel is one of the world’s most important materials. Consisting of iron and carbon, it’s an alloy that’s used to make everything from screws and bolts to bridges, buildings, vehicles, engines and more. While there are different techniques used to produce steel, the most common is known as basic oxygen. Basic oxygen steelmaking accounts for

  • What Is a Manufacturing Execution System?

    What Is a Manufacturing Execution System?0

    To track the expenditure of raw materials, many manufacturing companies use a centralized computer system known as a manufacturing execution system (MES). Featuring both hardware and software, an MES allows manufacturing companies to analyze their production processes in real time or near-real time. Rather than manually collecting data on their production processes, for example, companies

  • What is Contract Manufacturing?

    What is Contract Manufacturing?0

    One of the most misunderstood segments of manufacturing involves the use of a third-party to manage the relationship between an end user and the folks who actually make the parts. With the advent of the world market, realizing lowest manufacturing cost of goods for resale has taken on a number of challenges, not the least

  • Top 10 Failures in Manufacturing

    Top 10 Failures in Manufacturing0

    If you are looking for a list of spectacular manufacturing failures, where products fail to perform as intended, that is not this story (although I would bet at least one of these listed failures happened in every one of those spectacular mistakes). Rather, these are walk around rules for people who might find themselves on