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SF Bay Area MFR is Guest Commentator on Local Radio Today to Discuss Manufacturing and Economic Development in California



8/31 9:20AM UPDATE: Interview has been rescheduled for next Friday (September 7th at 6:20AM). We will share details soon! 



The Bishop-Wisecarver team is very excited about…

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Added by Elizabeth Griffin on September 7, 2012 at 8:53am — No Comments

NEW! High Moment Load Carriages That Provide Extra Support and Rigidity





The latest version of the HepcoMotion® PRT2 product line — a collection of ring slides and segments, bearings and ancillary components — includes a new…

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Added by Elizabeth Griffin on August 9, 2012 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Five Reasons the World Needs MadeWell® Radial Wheels



It's the last day of the week, and we're still geeked out over launching our newest product on Monday. We've been sharing several radial wheel-themed blog posts, and will continue all month long as we answer your toughest questions! Thanks for all your emails. Let's brief you on the top five reasons why the world needs MadeWell® Radial Wheels…



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Added by Elizabeth Griffin on June 8, 2012 at 10:16am — No Comments

Will You Adapt or Die — Can Your Skills Pay the Bills?

The rise and fall of jobs in America is still such a hot topic in the news — how could it not be? Many of us face the harsh saying of "adapt or die" everyday in our hunt for success but what should you do? You ask, "Where is the job market going? What skills do I need? How do I get there?" We pulled together some recently posted articles discussing the who, what and where —…

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Added by Elizabeth Griffin on April 19, 2012 at 11:54am — No Comments

Join Us for Coffee and Conversation at WestPack 2012 - BWC at Booth #5305



Come visit with one of our engineers during a coffee chat of information on key linear and rotary motion technologies. Nab a shot of espresso and a whitepaper in our short, 15-minute rundowns by our Project Engineer Brian Burke. Learn more about these chats on our company blog at …

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Added by Elizabeth Griffin on February 14, 2012 at 11:27am — 1 Comment

Did you know how DualVee Motion Technology® was invented?

Bishop-Wisecarver is the original inventor of DualVee® guide wheel technology, and no one knows it like we do. The image on the right compares one of the original machined vee bearing guide wheels created by Bud Wisecarver next to a polished guide wheel of today. Now pretend to picture some fuzzy, wavy lines. Let’s go back into the past more than 40 years ago.…
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Added by Elizabeth Griffin on May 6, 2011 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Comparison of Properties in 70˚ and 90˚ V Groove Guide Wheels

Comparison of Properties in 70˚ and 90˚ V Groove Guide Wheels

By Leslie Lui, Mechanical Design Engineer



The two most common V angles in V groove guide wheels are 70˚ and 90˚. The difference in V angle causes each type of wheel to have advantages and disadvantages over the other, and users should select the wheel type that best meet their…
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Added by Elizabeth Griffin on August 3, 2010 at 11:42am — No Comments

Announcing 2010 Creative DualVee® Contest Winner

Pittsburg, CA - - June 30, 2010 - - Bishop-Wisecarver Corporation, manufacturer of the original DualVee guide wheel and industry leader in guided motion technology, announced congratulations today to Suad Bajric of Mississauga, Canada for winning the 2010 Creative DualVee Application Video Contest. In celebration of the company’s 60th anniversary, Bishop-Wisecarver was looking to discover and award the most creative mechanical application designed using DualVee linear guide… Continue

Added by Elizabeth Griffin on July 1, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Clock is Ticking - BWC Contest Deadline 6/15

Deadline is June 15th, 2010 - Time is running out!



On March 31st, we launched our first video contest. As we gear up for our 60th anniversary, we want you to be a part of our celebration here at Bishop-Wisecarver Corporation®, and there’s no better way to kickoff the festivities than a video contest!



As the original maker of the DualVee Guide Wheel, we have a great appreciation for linear motion and innovation, so this…
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Added by Elizabeth Griffin on June 9, 2010 at 1:31pm — No Comments

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