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Read case studies of products and processes that Metallon has developed to improve parts and efficiencies and where benefits are passed along to our customers.


Brake Adjusting Nut

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“Thinking outside the box…” In February of 1996 a potential customer asked if Metallon could suggest a better, more cost effective way to produce their powdered metal emergency brake adjusting nut. Working in conjunction with their engineering group, we were successful in developing a stamping that not only exceeded the strength of the powdered metal […]

Wire Harness Terminals

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In 1997 Metallon was asked by a wire harness supplier if we would quote on 6 or 8 ring terminals that the current supplier was going to discontinue. A meeting was set up with the OEM’s engineers and purchasing people. During the meeting it was mentioned that the OEM had approx. 140 different ring terminals […]

Automated Assembly

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Before The aircraft brake pad assembly cells originally consisted of one operator inserting a screw machined component into the cup, which was then placed onto a rotary table. It was then orbital riveted together. Batches of these were then moved to a spot welding operator who then inserted them in a channel feed to the […]

Roofing Fasteners

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In 1989 Metallon was asked to develop a sheet metal roofing fastener that could compete with an existing product. The initial result was a 2-piece assembly with one part made in a four-slide machine, the mating part made in a progressive tool and then both sent to our customer for assembly. The marketing efforts were […]