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Sam Heinecke

Combating Aluminum Fatigue Failure in Your Framing Design

If it’s good enough for the aerospace industry, shouldn’t it be good enough for you?

Vibratory Bowl Feeder Troubleshooting – A Designer’s Tips

The vibratory bowl feeder is a simple idea that’s turned into a standard for productive, speedy...

Aluminum Extrusion Design Guide for AngleLock Structures

The special qualities of aluminum help engineers and product makers brush aside design limitations...

T-Slot Mounting Hardware Guide for Aluminum Framing

Extruded aluminum makes its way into a wide variety of applications that require an...

Metal Framing System Product Cost: Steel vs. Aluminum

In the industrial world, there’s the daily hustle, and then there’s the bigger picture of...

Guide to Fastener Torque Specifications for Modular Framing

Pop quiz: What’s the one spec nobody seems to understand in structural framing?

Angle Bracket Design: Load Stress in Modular Structural Framing

How do you treat your connections – as an afterthought or a feature?

Angle brackets (also called...

True Strength: T-Slot & Other Aluminum Framing vs. Welded Steel

There’s strength in numbers for structural framing systems. In the design phase, material and...

Machine Structure Design: 5 Cost Reduction Techniques

The most overlooked decision in industrial design today is how you’ll support the operation from...

T-Slot Alternatives for Framing System Cost & Performance

There are a lot of structural framing systems out there for the small-scale builder. As long as...