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Inside Accutrex's Precision Parts Division

Inside Accutrex's Precision Parts Division

With over 100,000 square feet strategically located in Lancaster, South Carolina, the Precision Parts Division of AccuTrex Products, Inc. is equipped to provide you with the custom sheet metal fabrications, machined parts and assemblies that you need. We have all the state of the art equipment and technical expertise…

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5 Ways Military Experience Translates to Quality Business Practices

The United States Military has a long history of working with people in their formative years. As a result, the experience instills in veterans many values and principles that can be transferred and applied to many aspects of life. These principles and lessons also easily extend to working at a company.

1. Leadership

The Military is a robust training…

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Now Carrying High Temperature Deacon Sealant

At AccuTrex Products, Inc., we greatly value our customers. Our line of products, including shims, gaskets, shim stock, and washers, are useful in numerous applications across a variety of industries.

AccuTrex is now proud to offer a number of products from Deacon Industries, the “high temperature sealant specialists.” These new…

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Choosing the Right Deacon Sealant For High-Temperature Applications

Choosing the Right Deacon Sealant For High-Temperature Applications

Under the perfect conditions most sealants will perform proficiently to keep parts in place or to restrict air and liquids from escaping/entering. Unfortunately, perfect conditions are rare in many industrial situations and when temperatures start climbing, pressure increases as well.

In order to avoid dangerous and…

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Sealing Flanges Vs. Sealing Threads

Sealing Flanges Vs. Sealing Threads

Designers and engineers know that it’s rarely feasible to merely weld two components together and be done with the process. Most connections need to be disassembled, whether the parts have to be removed for service or for replacement. As a result, some versatility is required in the design. Therefore, two of the most common connecting methods are either with a flange or with threaded parts.

Whether…

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Outgassing in Aerospace Design

Outgassing in Aerospace Design

Some materials will release gas or vapor when placed in a vacuum. This is called outgassing. The gas or vapor can be absorbed, dissolved, or frozen, and creates a challenge to maintaining a clean area in high vacuum environments.

Designing in regards to outgassing is especially crucial in the aerospace industry. Outgassed products can condense onto lenses and other visual sensors, and can…

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A Proactive Approach to Sealants

A Proactive Approach to Sealants

Sealants are used in conjunction with gaskets, or other joining pieces to help reduce the risk of leaks or breaks in the connection.  

Applying the right sealant helps ensure that your application will withstand the highest pressures and temperatures approved for that sealant.

Often, a sealant will be used reactively – added to a connection when a leak or crack…

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The Benefits of AccuPeel Laminated Polyimide Shims

The Benefits of AccuPeel Laminated Polyimide Shims

Custom AccuPeel® Laminated Polyimide Shims

AccuPeel® laminated polyimide shims are a proprietary offering from AccuTrex Products, Inc. They are made from a laminated polyimide shim stock that provides a host of beneficial properties. The AccuPeel® shims are manufactured to the standard AMS-DTL-22499…

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Shims Change Outcome of IndyCar Race

Shims Change Outcome of IndyCar Race

Shims, an integral component in equipment and parts design, are widely used across industries. They are powerful tools with lasting effects on many industrial processes. They can even change the outcome of professional races.

Shims at the 2014 IndyCar Race

According to Racer,…

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The Cost Benefits of Using Shims in Your Next Project

Sometimes the tiniest elements of a piece of equipment can be the most powerful component in the system. They can be completely unassuming and nondescript, yet have a large impact on the function, performance, and longevity of a piece of equipment. Shims are such components, easy to overlook but with the potential to greatly reduce costs.

Powerful Components in Parts Manufacturing

As…

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