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Frank Oetlinger

Frank is the founder of Controlled Dynamics and AngleLock. He created AngleLock's technology for engineers, designers, and end users tired of repetitive realignment and retightening of structural aluminum assemblies. His mission is to provide a more versatile alternative to traditional T-slot systems.

Industrial Machinery Trends 2024

Manufacturers and product designers should always be looking forward. Luckily, there’s plenty to...

Stainless Steel Framing vs. Aluminum Systems

In just about any corner of the engineering world, the choice between aluminum vs. stainless steel...

AngleLock Bringing Patented Framing System to WESTEC 2023

Across nearly 60 years, WESTEC has proved to be a source of world-class education and inspiration...

AngleLock: The Successor in High-Durability Aluminum Framing Systems

Imagine never having to tighten a fastener again.

Industrial & Machine Door Design 101

Until one suddenly fails, operators often take doors for granted. 

[PROJECT SPOTLIGHT] Floor Locks for Carts: A Docking Alternative

Mobile carts, racks, and stands are a key part of the material handling and automation process....

5 Robotics Safety Rules for Industrial Enclosure Design

Enclosures: dumb, boring, and a savior for automation.

6 Machine Guarding Safety Tips for Industrial Frames & Bases

If your factory safety measures aren’t safe, how safe will the operators be? And if the crew can’t...

Maintenance Downtime Reduction for Steel & Aluminum Framing Systems

If T-slot aluminum framing is abundant in your factory, it’s a virtual must that you staff a...