McDowell and Fort LeBoeuf high schools team up with manufacturing companies like PHB Inc. and Reddog Industries to help expose students to STEM education. STEM–science, technology, engineering, and mathematics–education provides students with opportunities to explore STEM-related concepts, develop a passion, and hopefully pursue a job in a STEM field. STEM education helps to bridge the
PHB’s New Okuma Horizontal Machining Center PHB recently installed a new six pallet Okuma Horizontal Machining Center. This machine tool allows us to react quickly to changing customer requirements because of its ability to run production on up to six different parts at the same time. This machine adds to our 50+ CNC machine inventory.
U.S. Die Cast Manufacturers Competing with Foreign Suppliers The pros and cons of globalization continues to be a topic of debate for many U.S. manufacturers-now perhaps more than ever with the ongoing tariff and trade wars. When pricing die casted components overseas, many managers often fail to see the hidden costs of doing business abroad.
Why The Best Die Casting Manufacturers Are Now Using K-Alloy / A304 Over A380 & A383 K-Alloy/A304 is a patented casting aluminum alloy introduced in 2003 and has been a game-changer for manufacturers as it eliminates the need for processes such as anodizing, chromating, and painting. Eliminating the need for these sometimes expensive procedures not
Advanced Reverse Engineering Technology at PHB Corporation Need to Create a 3d Model and Tooling from an Existing Die Cast Part? We Can Help. For over 100 years, PHB Corporation has been a full-service supplier of quality products using our extensive capabilities in aluminum and zinc die casting. On top of our turnkey service that
PHB Inc. Influencing The Next Generation of Manufacturers The fourth annual Manufacturing Day took place on Wednesday, October 11, at the Bayfront Convention Center, in downtown Erie, PA. Sister companies PHB Inc. and Reddog have made a presence at the convention since its launch four years ago. Thousands of students and manufacturing businesses came together
Heat Sinks (Heat Spreaders & Heat Exchangers) for LED Lighting and Electronics If you’re a seasoned manufacturer of electronic devices or their parts, you know that a heat sink is a crucial component for keeping processors cool. This simple yet imperative piece of equipment incorporates a fan or peltier device to bring temperatures down and
Challenges will inevitably arise in the manufacturing process as the complexity of some client’s desired features overlap or even conflict with one another. Thankfully, when there is a complex problem, the best die casting manufacturers can still provide an innovative solution with the use of MAGMAsoft Process Simulation.
BuhlerPrince, Inc. and PHB, Inc. have made a joint visit to a high-tech and high-end electronics OEM to discuss the topic of thin wall aluminum castings. As many, in both the die casting and automotive industry know, thin wall aluminum parts are the big growth area for castings. This is due to the ever increasing requirement for better fuel economy, lower carbon emissions or both. However, light weighting is becoming very important in many other areas and many other industries…
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