AL4160: The New Super Heavy-Duty Slide


AL4160: The New Super Heavy-Duty Slide

Accuride is debuting its new super heavy duty AL4160 slide. The AL4160 was released to address a market need for a slide that supports heavy loads and performs in harsh environments but also is lightweight,

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Should Your Next Project Be in MDF?

MDF is a high-grade composite material made from recycled wood fibers and resin. Machine dried and pressed to produce dense, stable sheets. The benefits to MDF are that it is low cost, lightweight, and less


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James Post is an engineer for NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center and a mentor for a team of students, Redstone Robotics, building a robot to compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition. James contacted Accuride and asked


Always Moving Forward (on Hyper-Rail!)

A maglev (short for magnetic levitation) is a type of train suspended and propelled by magnetic force. Combined with an aerodynamic shape, these trains can easily reach speeds over 250 MPH. Maglev trains are becoming