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Graco HFR Metering System

Designed for flexibility, the Graco HFR Metering System offers extremely accurate, on-ratio dispensing for two-part epoxies, silicones, adhesives, and more. It dispenses a specific ratio and volume – from the first time, and every time,…

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The Importance of Changing Compressed Air Filter Elements

The Importance of Changing Compressed Air Filter Elements Changing compressed air filter elements at regular intervals is vital because your compressed air is contaminated!  Airborne water vapor and dust are drawn into your compressor intake. …

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Wirelessly Networking a Compressed Air System

Wirelessly Networking a Compressed Air System If you take a good look at a pair of Quincy QGV-50’s that were recently installed at a local shipping depot, you will see all of the things you…

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Reciprocating Compressor vs. Rotary Compressor

Compressed air is used across so many industries that it’s sometimes called “the fourth utility.” It is an essential part of many production processes, just like electricity or water. Air compressors come in all types…

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C.H. Reed, Inc. Announces Sale of Assembly Tool Division

301 Poplar Street, Hanover, PA 17331 · Phone: 717-632-4261 · Toll-Free: 800-692-7216 · Fax: 717-632-6582 · www.chreed.com Hanover, PA, Release: August 17, 2018. For Immediate Release Today, C.H. Reed, Inc. is excited to announce the…

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Automating a Paint Line

Industrial automation can be defined as the use of computers, robots, information technologies, and other control systems that handle different processes and machinery to achieve superior performance.  Manufacturers around the world are streamlining their painting…

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New Product From Nordson Powder Coating – the Encore nLighten LED Kit

Powder coat finishes must be carefully applied to achieve the best results. Good lighting is important for powder coaters to apply the coating in the correct areas and inspect their work. Areas with little to…

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Quincy Q-Control Case Study

C.H. Reed recently installed 2 Quincy QGV-40 air compressors, and 2 Quincy QMD-230 desiccant air dryers for a food flavorings producer in Maryland. The compressor/dryer pairs were designed to be split into two independent systems….

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Meter, Mix, and Dispense Case Study

This customer needed a custom solution for an application that, in the end, could accurately portion and distribute small, precise shots of liquid.  The Engineered Systems team at C.H. Reed fabricated a custom Graco 1052 Dispensit…

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4 Big Data Trends in Manufacturing

Simply put, big data and advanced analytics refer to statistics and other mathematical tools that are used to assess and improve business practices. Manufacturers around the world use big data and advanced analytics to streamline…

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