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How to cut Kevlar® Fibers with the Xuron® Model 9180.

How to Cut Kevlar®

By Abby Robey / March 30, 2021 / 0 Comments

Kevlar® is a high strength aramid fiber, used for many purposes, one of which is to provide protection to the optical fiber portion of fiber optic cables. The properties that make Kevlar® so strong also make it difficult to cut using a traditional wire cutter or scissors. If you’ve ever wondered how to cut Kevlar® […]

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Xuron Corporation Celebrates Our 50th Anniversary.

Xuron Corporation 50 Year Anniversary

By Abby Robey / March 1, 2021 / 0 Comments

1971–1986: The Beginning … 2021 is a milestone year for Xuron Corporation as it marks our 50th year in business. Our story starts in Danbury, Connecticut in old dairy barn that was converted to a factory.

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Xuron® Cutter with spring and hand grip to illustrate how to replace springs

FAQ: How To Replace Springs & Keep Tools Well Maintained

By Abby Robey / January 15, 2021 / 4 Comments

Recently we’ve had a few questions from customers asking how to replace springs on their tools and how to keep them (tools) cleaned and well maintained.  I thought I’d share……

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Xuron Tools for 3D Printing.

Xuron® Tools for 3D Printing

By Abby Robey / December 22, 2020 / 2 Comments

Five years ago I wrote a blog post about Xuron® Tools for 3D Printing. At that time, 3D printers were not readily accessible to the average consumer or small manufacturer. They were mainly used for making prototypes and everything about the process seemed intimidating (at least to me). Speed ahead to 2020 and 3D printing […]

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170-II Series Micro-Shear® Flush Cutters in Four Configurations

By Abby Robey / July 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

Xuron Corporation’s legacy tool series, the Model 170-II Micro-Shear® Flush Cutters, have been used in industry for over 40 years. When first introduced, these cutters were used primarily for trimming component lead wires for through-hole printed circuit board manufacturing. Times and technology have changed since the days of through-hole PCBs but rather than facing shrinking […]

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