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  • Types of Machine Elements

    Types of Machine Elements

    Mechanical engineering has become extremely complex with time. An average car today has about 30,000 machine elements when we count each one down to the smallest screw. These machine elements […]

  • Total Runout (GD&T) Explained

    Total Runout (GD&T) Explained

    ASME Y14.5-2009 classifies fourteen different types of geometric tolerances. These fourteen tolerances can be sorted into five broad groups, where each group represents the type of control they exercise on […]

  • Design for Supply Chain Principles Explained

    Design for Supply Chain Principles Explained

    Design for supply chain is a part of the Design for Excellence (DFX) philosophy that focuses on creating designs that improve a certain aspect of a product. Some popular examples […]

  • Design for X (DFX) Methods

    Design for X (DFX) Methods

    Albert Einstein once said, “The best design is the simplest one that works.” But a simple design can be difficult and time-consuming to create. However, putting too little work into […]

  • Learn from Engineers – Making the Dream Welding Table

    Learn from Engineers – Making the Dream Welding Table

    A few days ago, I received the most heart-warming letter from one of our customers. It’s just great to see someone so young being that passionate about engineering. Hopefully, you’ll […]

  • Cylindricity (GD&T) Explained

    Cylindricity (GD&T) Explained

    The GD&T standards in ASME Y14.5-2009 define fourteen types of geometric tolerances. These fourteen geometric tolerances are divided into 5 main types of geometric control. These are form, location, orientation, […]

  • Best Free CAD Software in 2021

    Best Free CAD Software in 2021

    CAD stands for computer-aided design software. Simply put, these are computer programs that allow users to create 3D models and 2D drawings of products in the design phase. CAD software […]

  • Aiming for BattleBots – Case Study

    Aiming for BattleBots – Case Study

    Last year, we were presented the opportunity to put our manufacturing quality to the ultimate test. And I’m not talking about the ultimate tensile strength test. A team getting ready […]

  • Tibor Kadar Joins Fractory as CFO

    Tibor Kadar Joins Fractory as CFO

    We are happy to announce that Tibor Kadar has joined the Fractory team full-time in the role of CFO. Tibor has extensive experience in the financial field, having worked for […]

  • Circularity (GD&T) Explained

    Circularity (GD&T) Explained

    The geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) standards in ASME Y14.5-2018 define five main types of controls for various part features. These are form, location, orientation, profile and runout. The form […]

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