Insights from Dukane

Jan 8, 2015

Dukane’s Contribution in Advance Research and Education

In recent years, reshoring and the resulting skill gap are the two most distinct trends in the US manufacturing sector. Some of the cost related reasons pointed to by industry experts for reshoring are; increased ocean freight cost, increment in manufacturing wages overseas or changes in exchange rate. Experts also reason that companies want to… Continue Reading Dukane’s Contribution in Advance Research and Education

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Oct 28, 2014

ISTeP a Standard Test Part for Plastic Joining

The Plastic Welding industry is well aware of the benefits gained from a better weld strength of any plastic material. Whether we are making and delivering medical equipment or packaging for consumer goods, weld strength is the key to achieve customer satisfaction. Dukane’s Industrial Standard Test Part (ISTeP), initially created to test the capabilities of… Continue Reading ISTeP a Standard Test Part for Plastic Joining

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Sep 30, 2014

Dukane IAS, Exhibiting at Upcoming Trade Shows

Fall is here and Team Dukane is ready to show and share the fruits of our innovative welding technology. We are exhibiting at upcoming trade shows and will be demonstrating our advanced Ultrasonic Welding solutions. The Assembly Show Booth #1439: The Assembly Show gives a unique opportunity to witness new technology and products and interact… Continue Reading Dukane IAS, Exhibiting at Upcoming Trade Shows

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Jul 24, 2014

Using a Buffer Sheet in the Ultrasonic Welding Process

Ken Holt

Appearances matter, and your reputation may depend on that. These days every edge in making consistently appealing and attractive parts is important. So, here’s where the idea of using a buffer sheet in the ultrasonic welding process comes in. What is a buffer sheet anyway? Basically it is a thin film – think sandwich bag… Continue Reading Using a Buffer Sheet in the Ultrasonic Welding Process

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Oct 14, 2013

Dukane Japan at MD&M in Osaka, Japan

The Dukane Japan team participated for the first time at Manufacturing World Osaka 2013.  Dukane had a booth at the 4th annual Medical Device Development & Manufacturing Expo.  Dukane Japan team at the Medical Device Development & Manufacturing Expo in Osaka, Japan. The staff in Tokyo is ready to assist with your next project –… Continue Reading Dukane Japan at MD&M in Osaka, Japan

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Jul 16, 2013

Aesthetic Assembly – The Art to Attractive Bonding

Miranda Marcus

After carefully molding a beautiful product, nothing is worse than seeing it destroyed during assembly. Every joining process is capable of causing marking, flash, particulate, damage to appendages, or other aesthetic defects. However, with proper part design and processing, a finished weld can be imperceptible or even a cosmetic asset. The art to attractive bonding… Continue Reading Aesthetic Assembly – The Art to Attractive Bonding

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