Keep that Arc On

November 2009
Metal Center News;Nov2009 Cutting Edge, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the importance and advantages of proper material handling. It notes that the length to move the plate on and parts off of the cutting table can greatly affect the productivity. It adds that manufacturing companies also have problems in material storage. It offers small solutions for material handling which include placing a large magnet which can accommodate the whole plate of cut parts.


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