Hitachi SLD-i cold work premium tool steel now available through Diehl Tool Steel

February 24, 2017 - Diehl Tool Steel, Cincinnati, is now offering Hitachi Metals America’s SLD-i cold work premium tool steel, an advanced tool steel grade used in various blanking and forming application where AHSS parts are processed.

Load-stabilized hoist transports loads quickly securely and safely

February 21, 2017 - The EMH Model LS is ideal for steel coil and mesh handling, container trading, bucket or grab applications, and for precise positioning.

The ByStar Fiber Laser is capable of 5x faster cutting speeds and 50% less operating costs

February 17, 2017 - The ByStar Fiber from Bystronic has been designed from the ground-up exclusively for Fiber laser cutting. The high power fiber laser source achieves astonishing speeds along with its linear drive technology.

Robot arm from Miller delivers 63 percent greater reach

February 17, 2017 - Versatile solution for automated welding on large parts results in less stopping for longer welds.

Large siphon fed spray nozzle coats, cools, treats and paints

February 14, 2017 - EXAIR's new 1/2 NPT siphon fed atomizing spray nozzle atomizes a variety of fluids in a round spray pattern where no liquid pressure is available and heavy application of liquid is needed.

Engineering and design innovations in welding helmets maximize comfort, visibility and productivity

February 10, 2017 - Miller Electric Mfg. Co., Appleton, Wisconsin, has introduced the new T94 Series welding helmets, designed to reduce neck strain and fatigue, while improving operator comfort, visibility and productivity.

Shearing system features low rake cutting angle for thinner material

February 8, 2017 - A simple programmable control allows input for a few pieces of information for the machine to quickly and properly cut the part incorporating rake angle, blade gap, back gauge and stroke length adjustment for maximum productivity.

4.0 automated bending line for sheet metal panels

February 6, 2017 - Gasparini developed a new type of automated press brake bending line with extremely innovative characteristics. The machine's circuits, its frame, and its key components are completely sensorized in order to extract a wealth of data. This kind of forming line represents the very first press brake compliant with Industry 4.0.

X-Press SuperCustom press brake for deep-box bending

February 6, 2017 - It's a one-of-a-kind press brake, dedicated to the production of very deep boxes, up to 600-mm and more. This machine is especially useful for manufacturing of tanks, cabinets, home appliances, catering equipment, and so on. Extended daylight and movable tool adapters allows to easily bend even the biggest sheet metal products.

Tiger Ceramic cutting, grinding and combination wheels deliver superior life and cut rate

February 2, 2017 - Tiger Ceramic is a maximum performance line of cutting, grinding and combination wheels that delivers a superior combination of product life and cut rate — to help users maximize time on the job in a wide range of metal fabrication applications.

RoboVent releases new, larger version of the CrossFlow Table

February 1, 2017 - The all-in-one welding bench and source capture system provides ample room for a variety of manual welding applications while keeping dangerous weld fumes out of the breathing zone. The new table features a larger work surface and some new workspace elements designed to meet the needs of weld school students and instructors.

Norton Blaze R920 flap wheels offer maximum grinding productivity and smooth, consistent finishing

January 27, 2017 - The wheels are ideal for aggressive grinding and precision finishing, blending, deburring, cleaning, and producing uniform finishes on tough parts that are manufactured in hard-to-grind materials including super alloys, stainless steel, and cobalt.

Capacitor Discharge Welder provides easy and intuitive control set-up

January 26, 2017 - Dengensha America’s new Capacitor Discharge Welder (CDW) minimizes heat transfer and distortion problems in a compact and cost-efficient resistance welding control design having a small footprint.

Milwaukee Tool upgrades ONE-KEY platform with tool security

January 12, 2017 - Paired with tracking, Integrated Tool Security provides the ultimate theft protection. It will allow users to protect their investment with features like tool lock-out, or hide their tools from the nearby devices screen so only they can see their tool is in range.

Amada Miyachi America announces new LMF70-HP pulsed fiber laser welding system

January 10, 2016 - The 70 watt (W) LMF70-HP is ideal for welding small components and thin metals up to 0.01-inch (0.25 mm) thick. It is particularly well suited for welding battery tabs to cans (two thin sheets of metal), but can also weld thin wires (thermocouples, guidewires, etc.).

Laser Genius stands out for productivity, accuracy, and efficiency

December 13, 2016 - The new Laser Genius, the spearhead of Prima Power 2D fiber laser cutting technology, stands out for productivity, accuracy, and efficiency, and for the innovative application of synthetic granite and carbon fiber.

Self-clinching stainless steel standoff fasteners with nickel plating provide ideal corrosion resistance

December 8, 2016 - These 400 Series stainless steel threaded fasteners from PennEngineering allow for the mounting, spacing, or stacking of panels, boards, or components and will install reliably into thin stainless host sheets by pressing them into pre-punched and properly sized round mounting holes.

At Fabtech 2016, Schuler presents first new BLISS press in decades

December 1, 2016 - The 250 metric ton machine, which features the latest control technology, was specifically designed for the North American market.

LVD Strippit adds two new models to Phoenix series of fiber lasers

December 1, 2016 - LVD Strippit expands its fiber laser portfolio with the Phoenix FL 4020 and Phoenix FL 6020, two new laser cutting machines designed to handle sheet dimensions of 160 in. by 80 in. and 240 in. by 80 in. respectively.

Miller's new laser welding solutions speed processing, reduce distortion and lower costs

December 1, 2016 - Miller now offers its PerformArc pre-engineered robotic welding systems as laser welding systems, and has a new hotwire power supply available that can be used for welding, cladding and additive manufacturing (3D printing).


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