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Feedscrew Wear Guidelines for Best Results
Expanding on the feedscrew longevity series we did back in 2019, this blog provides basic wear guidelines to assist you in knowing when to rebuild or replace your feedscrew
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Preventive Maintenance for Davis-Standard Gear Reducers – Oil Selection
Selecting the right lubricant for your gear reducer is important to long-term operational success. In this final blog post of the series, we’ll provide guidance on oil selection.
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Preventive Maintenance for Davis-Standard Gear Reducers – Flushing the Gear Reducer
    In the first blog of this series, we outlined oil change intervals. In this blog, we move on to the next step, flushing the gear reducer. Flushing is a clean-fluid circulation process that removes water, chemical contaminants, air, and particulate matter. Keep your gear reducer for the long-hall with these methods....
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Preventive Maintenance for Davis-Standard Gear Reducers – Oil Change Intervals
Oil changes! Do we need to say more to convince you how important this regular maintenance task is for your productivity and equipment longevity? Take a look at what we recommend for your gear reducers. Including reducers with and without filtration.
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Blown Film Die Coating Considerations and Options
When it comes to the right surface coating for your blown film die, cost and performance can make or break your bottom line. Check out this blog where we review coating options for extrusion spiral dies beyond traditional chrome plating.
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Maximizing Your Underwater Pelletizer Performance
Do you know if your underwater pelletizer is providing you with the desired pellet quality and output? It is not uncommon for many to assume all is well, only to realize that die plate performance is not up to par. The good news is, checking is easy. Check out this blog to learn how you can maximize performance.
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Tips for Blow Molding Equipment Excellence
Performance, prevention, and preparation are essential to ensure long-term efficiency and production from your blow molding equipment. Davis-Standard’s blow molding team put these 10 tips together to help you stay ahead of the curve, keeping your machinery performing its best!
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Embracing the Cloud for Smarter Unwind Splicing & Transfers
Our industry has reached a point where scrap, downtime, and lost production due to missed splices during the unwinding and web transfer process should and can be prevented. Learn how in this blog...
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New Year’s Resolutions – 10 Habits for Operational Excellence in 2022!
With the onset of a new year, it’s the perfect time to review and revive best practices in order to achieve peak equipment performance and product quality. Here are 10 resolutions to help balance office and manufacturing excellence.
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Top Five Most-Read Blogs of 2021!
Last December we counted down our top five blog posts of the year. This was such a big hit, we’ve brought it back! Some of these blogs were written in 2020 and 2019, but they continue to capture your attention; landing in our 2021 count-down. Your readership and feedback is appreciated – thank you! Without … Continue reading "Top Five Most-Read Blogs of 2021!"
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