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Electropolishing & Deburring for Hydraulic & Pneumatic Apps | Able

Nov 3, 2019 6:32:46 PM
Hydraulics & Pneumatic Electropolishing

Make Your Parts Last Longer with Electropolishing

Manufacturing components for the hydraulic and pneumatic industries often involve creating the ideal surface finish: neither too rough nor too smooth. When it comes to surface finish, electropolishing can help manufacturers walk that fine line and achieve the ultimate in function.

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Electropolishing Unleashes the Shine on a Pet Tag Connectors | Able

Electropolishing Unleashes the Shine on a Pet Tag Connectors

Doug Danforth had just retired from a career in banking and was thinking about what to do next. His dogs, it turned out, had the answer.

"People often get ideas in the context of their everyday lives,” says Danforth. “My day-to-day life involved changing the tags on my three dogs, and I dreaded it."

With three dogs in his life, Danforth knew first-hand the shortcomings of the small metal rings used to attach tags to pet collars. The ring was an awkward, nail-breaking design that Danforth says hadn’t been improved upon since it was introduced in the 1800s. "No one likes them," he says.

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Medical Device Design for Cleanability | Able Electropolishing

Oct 22, 2019 5:28:00 PM
Medical Design for Cleanability: Learn More at MedTech Conference

Stop by booth #1128 at the Medical Design and Manufacturing Conference Oct. 23-24 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

The design and manufacturing of medical devices is a complex undertaking with patient safety hanging in the balance at every stage in the process.

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Electropolishing: Improving Springs & Stamping Fatigue Life | Able

Electropolishing: Improving Springs & Stamping Fatigue Life

In addition to the more obvious benefits like a bright, shiny exterior, electropolishing is also an ideal metal finishing process for prolonging the fatigue life of metal parts that are required to remain flexible or bendable. These parts come in many forms, including laser-cut tubes, springs, machined parts, stampings and wire forms.

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Laser Marking for Medical Devices & Surgical Instruments | Able

Sep 12, 2019 9:34:53 AM
Laser Marking for Medical Devices and Instruments

In the medical field, doctors and other hospital staff use thousands of different instruments every day. To identify and ensure the correct instruments are used for each application, the instruments must have a specific marking on them. Learn more about the benefits of lasermarking for the medical industry, as well as why unique device identifiers are crucial for patient safety, medical staff accountability and overall organization.

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