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July/August 2014

Custom Fabricating
With a tomboy's moxie, she draws on her white collar days to flex her fabricating muscle.



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What's Hot Sponsored Content


  • ARKU

    The ARKU FlatMaster hydraulic precision leveler for sheet metal parts provides best leveling results for stamped, laser- and flame-cut parts.

  • FIMI Machinery

    Metal strips and sheets cutting lines.

  • Marvel Manufacturing

    Are you struggling to change your Marvel blade? We now have a blade change procedure for our 380A-PC3 bandsaw.

  • Waldmann Lighting Co.

    MACH LED PLUS, the machine luminaire which integrates the latest LED technology.

  • Strong Hand Tools

    In this first video of a three part series, we'll demonstrate step-by-step how to design a modular fixture for welding on the BuildPro Modular Welding Table.

  • ARKU

    ARKU press feeding line in long version with precision leveler CoilMaster 50 and integrated scale at the coil loading chair.

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  • Haberle USA

    High-performance sawing machines for the steel, metal and plastics industry.

  • Renishaw

    Constructing the future of additive.

  • PennEngineering

    Complete line of PEM self-clinching prevailing torque locknuts profiled in new product bulletin.

  • ARKU

    ARKU´s Cincinnati Leveling Center is equipped with multiple levelers for metal parts and sheets from .012 in. up to 1 in. thickness for leveling tests and contract leveling.

  • Exair Corp.

    Exair’s new Catalog 27 features cooling, cleaning and drying products.

  • Haberle USA

    The H 350 H and H 450 H semi-automatic circular cold sawing machine.

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  • Sick Inc.

    CLV600 series bar code scanners with IP 69K housing provide excellent read rate performance in challenging environments. 

  • Birchwood Technologies

    Biodegradable Safe Scrub ST Liquid Heavy-Duty Cleaner easily cleans metal parts.

  • PennEngineering

    Type THFE heavy-duty studs with large diameter heads clinch permanently into thin metal sheets and reduce stress on panels.

  • Dengensha America

    The Weldscope WS-100 is designed to ensure the accuracy and detail required by high-quality manufacturers.

  • Norton

    New Gemini RightCut Wheels provide optimal aluminum oxide cutting solution for steel and ferrous metals.

  • Sonobond

    Sonobond’s ultrasonic technology provides the only ultrasonic system capable of welding the tin-coated wires and terminals essential to electrical applications for high-temperature, high-humidity and other environmentally challenging conditions.

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  • Grasche USA

    Gotham LLC has announced that it has developed and launched for Grasche USA.

  • IMS Systems Inc.

    IMS gauges measure the width, length, thickness, flatness, coating weight, cross-profile and other characteristics of hot and cold, ferrous and non-ferrous strip, plate and tube.

  • ARKU

    ARKU has been working with sheet metal since 1928 and has become the European market leader in leveling and feed equipment.

  • SigmaTEK Systems

    Fabricators will find information on SigmaTEK, company news, events and support, along with leading software technologies including: SigmaNEST, SigmaTUBE, SigmaBEND, SigmaMRP.

  • FARO

    FARO develops and markets computer-aided measurement and imaging devices and software.

  • Associated Tube Group

    The newly designed Associated Tube Group website now provides product specifications, manufacturing capabilities, key markets and related links.

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  • Not just a job for men

    From the Editor - A Verizon ad has aired lately in which a young girl attempts to tinker and get her hands dirty at various moments in her childhood.

  • Consider the sensor

    MM-07814-GUEST-SQUAREConsider the sensor

    Guest Editorial - Don’t let feedback problems impact your next machine design

  • Save dollars with data

    MM-07814-face-squareSave dollars with data

    Face Time - Bill Guest, vice president-sales & marketing of OTC Daihen Inc., explains how GMAW equipment technologies improve efficiency and monitor the process

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Industry Partners

2D Fiber Laser Cutting

Laser Cutting

Perforated & Expanded Metal

Servo Presses

Salvagnini Ohio Laser McNichols Co. AIDA-America


Laser Technology

Press Brake

Tool & Die

Wendt USA Amada America, Inc. MC Machinery Systems, Inc. Pacesetter Systems

Air Pollution Control

MC Machinery Systems, Inc. Roto-Die

Tube & Pipe

Camfil Air Pollution Control

Machine Tool Grinding

Press Brakes, Shears and Plasma Machines

BLM Group USA Corp.

Cutting Tools & Technology

DCM Tech, Inc. Fab-Line Machinery Mathey Dearman
Scientific Cutting Tools

Metal Fabricating Machinery

Punches, Dies & Shear Blades

Watts Specialties, Inc.


Carell Corporation American Punch Company


Hougen Manufacturing, Inc. Scotchman Industries

Sawing Systems



Trilogy Machinery Inc. Behringer Saws, Inc. Midalloy
Diamond Ground Products

Metal Finishing & Deburring

Cosen Saws

Welding Tables

Industrial Contracting Solutions

Brush Research Manufacturing Co., Inc. Kasto Inc. Strong Hand Tools
Delta Industrial Lissmac

Laser Blanking Systems

Supermax Tools

Service Centers

RDI Laser Blanking Systems

Admiral Steel

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Company


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