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[806] Design and Technology Drives Growth for Hart Jewelers
Hart Jewelers in Grants Pass, OR has been a family owned store for over 50 years. Owner Tom Hart proclaims, "Our customer is the most important person in our store" and thats clearly apparent in the way the staff interacts with clients, sells and services jewelry throughout the day. "By keeping up with new technology, I have been able to service a wider range of customers. Having the capability to design, manufacture and deliver new and exciting products has allowed us to grow by 30% per year for each of the last 3 years. This technology, while not easy to learn has kept the business strong and interesting for us all".... (2006)
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[770] Fabricating a 950 Palladium Setting Using Tack-Welding
This simple pendant design will be made with 950 palladium wire. Tack-welding technology will be used to temporarily hold the prong wires prior to soldering to the lower bezel gallery wire. The trillion shaped Danburite weighs 6.4 carats and measures 13.35mm. No commercial settings were available to accommodate this gemstone.... (2006)
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[532] Finishing and Setting a CAD/CAM Wedding Set
Computer aided design (CAD) was used to develop three designs in multiple views to show the customer. After the design was selected, the wax was milled and the ring was cast, pre-finished, set and polished. Foredom tools, equipment and accessories were used to make the process more efficient.... (2005)
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[429] Finishing the Inside of a Platinum Ring
Jeff Mathews has developed a process for polishing the inside of platinum rings using 3M abrasive technology. To illustrate how he performs the job, I follow his procedures using this hand fabricated flat platinum band. Tool and forming marks are easily visible. The quality and identification marking has been completed..... (2004)
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[618] Fixturing Using Welding Technology
Fixturing is a technique of using tack- and/or pulse-arc welding technology to temporarily position parts prior to soldering, pulse-arc or laser-welding. Repair, reconstruction, assembly, custom manufacturing and mass production all become more proficient using it. The following examples show applications of fixturing, how it was accomplished, the settings used and how it makes your work more proficient.... (2005)
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