Dukane’s Technical Seminars

Have you heard the story of the man who is working feverishly to cut down a tree? He had been working hard for hours when a passerby suggested that his work might go faster if he would take a short break to sharpen the saw. “I don’t have time to sharpen the saw,” the man… Continue Reading Dukane’s Technical Seminars

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

What Amplitude is needed to weld my plastic components?

What exactly is “Amplitude” and why is it important?  Amplitude is the peak-to-peak movement, or expansion/contraction, of an ultrasonic tool stack.  Each component can multiply the amplitude that comes from the transducer, the amount of increase or decrease is called “Gain”.  The total gain of the stack components determines the final amplitude at the working… Continue Reading What Amplitude is needed to weld my plastic components?

Novel Combination Locking Cap for Prescription Drugs

New plastic locking cap uses Dukane’s ultrasonic welding system for speed, accuracy, and precision manufacturing Cap-N-Lock LLC, Lincoln, Calif., has developed the industry’s first combination locking cap offering maximum security against unauthorized use of prescription medications. The plastic locking cap is claimed to be the safest child-proof cap, provides maximum protection against teen prescription use, and… Continue Reading Novel Combination Locking Cap for Prescription Drugs