Month: November 2018

Why is Chlorine in My Waste Oil?

The world wouldn’t be where it is now without machine shops.  Manufacturing operations such as tool and die plants, aerospace parts manufacturers, surgical fitting fabricators, firearms manufacturing, and other metalworking industries (particularly precision work) have had a long history in Massachusetts, from the founding of the Springfield Armory in 1777 through the present day. As […]

The Engineering of Bowling

Some of the OTO crew participated in the Joseph Freedman Company’s seventh annual charitable Bowl-A-Thon on November 10, 2018. This is a fun annual benefit for Camphill Village, held at AMF Lanes in Chicopee, Massachusetts. Bowling is a great sport for engineers, since it’s a community activity (that gets us away from our labs, offices […]