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PRAB Crusher/Wringer Chip Processing System and Guardian™ Coolant Recycling System

CHALLENGE As Youngers and Sons Manufacturing Company, Inc. worked through optimizing its facilities and growth strategies, it became clear its metal scrap and fluid recycling needed to be addressed. The company relied on third-party service providers to haul away, process, and recycle their metal scrap and coolant waste. The company was not earning the maximum value for its scrap, and […]

What Chips Say About the Overall Machining Process

Chip control issues often lead to shortened tool life, conveyor stoppages, poor surface finishes, and increase safety hazards—greatly reducing production time. However, there are ways to recognize these issues before they occur by paying attention to the appearance of the metal chips produced. Metal chips created during the machining process are often a great indicator of overall process conditions. The […]

White Paper: Green Engineering

Green Engineering How to Design More Profit into the Metalworking Operation By Ron Chapman, Systems Sales Manager & Teresa Phillips, Senior Marketing Specialist, PRAB   Introduction The green movement is not a new concept. In fact, the basic principles were well-known throughout Europe in the medieval era. However, it was the Industrial Revolution in Europe that […]

The Surprising Value in Fluid Recovery – Production Machining

Located in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, Anthony Screw Products Ltd. is a precision machining company that produces a range of custom parts including fittings, washers, nuts, bolts and pulley hubs. Company President Rod Anthony has more than 25 years of experience working in every position in the plant’s manufacturing process. Even with this unique and total understanding of the operation, he […]

White Paper: Implementing Smart Equipment In The Metalworking Industry

Automated Systems and Software Platforms Exist that Can Ease an Operation’s Transition to the Industrial Internet of Things       Introduction Smart technology has become a common, if not essential, part of our daily lives. Most people are familiar with smart technology—which is an acronym for Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology—in the […]

Blog: 3 Automated Equipment Solutions That Can Help You Cope with a Skilled Worker Shortage

Metalworking operations aren’t struggling to find work these days, thanks to a strong economy and a healthy construction market. Unfortunately, the dwindling number of highly skilled workers with deep industry knowledge poses a more serious problem that must be dealt with to ensure that productivity keeps pace with demand. According to industrial supply company Grainger, 59% of metalworking firms […]

Blog: Avoiding Accidents & Injuries in the Metalworking Operation

If there is more good news to be shared about the current state of the U.S. workplace, it’s that the rate of accidents and injuries are on a healthy downward trend. However, the costs associated with these workplace injuries continue to rise, providing businesses with more financial headaches than relief. It’s not hard to see how economically devastating workplace […]

White Paper: Avoiding Accidents, Injuries & Illnesses In Metalworking Operations

Automating the handling of metal scrap and spent fluids is crucial to protecting your workforce.By Mike Hook, Sales & Marketing Director, PRAB   Introduction In a report issued during the 2018 National Safety Council Congress & Expo, the Campbell Institute-a respected global thought leader on placing environment, health, and safety at the core of […]

Product Brochure: PRAB Chip Processing Systems All Product Brochure

Download     Proven To Reduce Metal Scrap Volume By As Much As 90%   Documented Results Achieved by PRAB Customers: INCREASED REVENUE“We get $0.17 per pound more for our briquetted material over loose chips.”– Jack Rovan, Martin-Baker Plant Manufacturing Manager IMPROVED EFFICIENCY & SAFETY“PRAB has truly helped us get more money for our waste metal and improve our […]