Total indicator runout, or TIR, is a term often used in manufacturing, especially when dealing with rotating parts. Other names include total indicator reading, or more recently, full indicator movement (FIM). TIR is simply the difference between the maximum and minimum values measured across an entire rotating surface about a reference axis.
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Over eight decades and four generations, Manufacturing Technology, Inc. (MTI) has become a global leader in joining and welding solutions. From our beginning, working with Studebaker to today as we support aerospace companies like General Electric and Pratt and Whitney, our history tells a story of steadfast problem-solving, and a commitment to these qualities: INnovation, GENuine, and ContinUITY.
Manufacturing Technology, Inc. has announced that it is divesting from the Friction Stir Welding business to better focus on the company’s growing Rotary and Linear business units. As part of that effort, a portion of the Friction Stir Welding (FSW) employees will be reassigned to the Rotary and Linear businesses.