Insights from Dukane

Oct 2, 2018

Reconditioning the Ultrasonic “Stack”

The ultrasonic “stack” is made up of three components: the transducer, booster and ultrasonic horn. The quality of the mating surfaces between these three units will have a major impact on the operating efficiency of your ultrasonic welding equipment. If they are not flat, if they become corroded or they make poor contact, they become… Continue Reading Reconditioning the Ultrasonic “Stack”

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Feb 26, 2018

Dukane Test Part in Eastman Tritan™ Medical Toolkit

Dukane ISTeP (Industrial Standard Test Part), a two-piece cylindrical part designed to test various characteristics of different resins and plastic welding processes, is the new addition to the Eastman Tritan™ Medical Toolkit. Each application in the Medical Toolkit demonstrates key attributes Tritan™ offers in the medical device and packaging markets. Complex medical devices often require… Continue Reading Dukane Test Part in Eastman Tritan™ Medical Toolkit

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Jun 7, 2017

Happy 38th Birthday “Welder”

Yes! You read it right, we recently celebrated the 38th Birthday of our ultrasonic work station built in 1979 to assemble whistles for SERON® Manufacturing.  This was the first-time ultrasonic welding was used for the manufacturing of whistles. Before this, whistles were assembled using adhesives. Mr. Suren V. Seron, current president and owner of Seron… Continue Reading Happy 38th Birthday “Welder”

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Feb 15, 2017

Dukane presenting at The 46th Annual UIA Symposium

  The Ultrasonic Industry Association (UIA) is a unique association that brings together manufacturers of ultrasonic equipment, users of ultrasonic equipment, academicians and researchers involved in ultrasonics. UIA has perfectly managed to blend academic and industrial world interests to boost a wonderful discipline. UIA Symposia are places where one can meet professionals who practice various… Continue Reading Dukane presenting at The 46th Annual UIA Symposium

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Aug 4, 2016

Monitor Vibration Welding System with patented ‘Q’ Factor

Dukane’s patented ‘Q’ factor technology for Linear Vibration Welders is an algorithm  to help users monitor and maintain the quality of a welding system over its lifetime. ‘Q’ factor is calculated using the resonant frequency of the welding head  of the vibration welder and the time between which its amplitude reaches its peak and declines to… Continue Reading Monitor Vibration Welding System with patented ‘Q’ Factor

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May 19, 2016

New White Paper at SPE Events

Dukane is participating at two upcoming SPE (Society of Plastics Engineers) events, ANTEC® and SPE Decorating & Assembly Division Topical Conference of 2016. We are presenting a paper on “Generating Stronger and Reliable Ultrasonically Welded parts by Utilizing Advanced Melt Flow Controls of Servo Driven Ultrasonic Welding Equipment.” Chief Engineer for Advanced Technologies, Dr. Alexander… Continue Reading New White Paper at SPE Events

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