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  • Mark Hanawalt: Growing with the family business

    posted on Thursday, October 19, 2017

    Mark Hanawalt always knew he'd eventually come into the family business, Waverly-based United Equipment Accessories — a company he currently serves as CEO; he just didn't think he would join up right after college.

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  • Are Hydraulic Swivels Always Round?

    posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    The typical configuration of a swivel is a round housing and spool. Hot finished seamless tube is used for the housing and ductile iron round for the spool. The housing material machines well and it's weldable, and the spool material is readily machinable. Finding material that's close to size is usually readily available. This allows the material to be purchased at an affordable cost and minimizes the machining.

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  • Modifying Specifications to Minimize Lead Times and Save Costs

    posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    UEA will always try to obtain the specified parts per the customer request. However, when we run into obstacles with lead time and cost we rely on our vast knowledge and experience in building and wiring slip rings to make suggestions for substitute parts that will meet the necessary requirements while saving valuable time and money.

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  • Does UEA Field Test?

    posted on Tuesday, October 3, 2017

    There's a common phrase in the product testing industry: verification vs. validation. IEEE defines verification as the evaluation of whether or not a product…complies with a regulation, requirement, specification or imposed condition. IEEE defines validation as the assurance that a product, service, or system meets the needs of the customer and other identified stakeholders.

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  • UEA Slip Ring Cover Options

    posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2017

    A variety of covers are available for UEA slip rings in several bore sizes. UEA engineers can assist customers by recommending material, size, and shape and by designing covers for customized slip ring applications.

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