Lincoln Electric features new VIKING 3350 Hot Rodders welding helmet

March 24, 2017 - Classic hot rod cars inspired Lincoln Electric’s latest helmet design in its VIKING 3350 Series, the Hot Rodders concept. The hand-drawn artwork’s vibrant color scheme blends various welding and hot-rod-inspired themes to form a design intended for car enthusiasts from every era.

Handheld X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) analyzer delivers confidence when screening for toxic metals

March 22, 2017 - Olympus’ latest addition to the Vanta™ series of handheld XRF analyzers is optimized to help users ensure compliance with the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS) and local or international regulatory laws.

The HGG RPC 2.0 is a complete fabrication shop in one machine

March 21, 2017 - Able to cut both bolted and welded connections, the RPC 2.0 is well suited for either offshore or steel construction, performing 3D profiling to beam coping, including cutting I/H beams and square/rectangular tubing profiles.

Wilson Tool introduces Express Crowning deflection control system

March 8, 2017 - Wilson Tool International, manufacturer of tooling systems for punch presses, press brakes, and punch and die components for the stamping and tableting industries, today introduced Express Crowning, a new system to help control deflection or “the canoe effect” in press brake applications over four feet long.

Keep mold repairs in house with the PUK U4 Power micro TIG welder

March 7, 2017 - GESSWEIN offers an affordable alternative to a laser welder at a fraction of the cost, the PUK U4 Power.

Economical and straightforward full-line automation

March 7, 2017 - COE Press Equipment's new SYNCMaster integrated controls package for coil feed lines allows operators to manage many servo feed, straightener, and coil reel setups and functions from a single touchscreen, increasing the efficiency of operations, and decreasing the chance of error.

POLIFAN Z SG-POWER zirconia flap discs sets new standards for tool life and grinding aggressiveness

March 3, 2017 - PFERD INC has introduced the POLIFAN Z SG-POWER flap disc. The new flap disc features product enhancements which deliver up to 236 percent longer tool life than conventional flap discs. In addition to its dramatically increased tool life and higher aggressiveness, the new POLIFAN Z SG-POWER flap disc maintains consistent performance throughout the entire life of the tool yielding maximum economic value for the user.

Simonds Saw introduces CWT Carbide Tipped Band Saw Blades

March 1, 2017 - Simonds Saw, manufacturer of premium quality band saw blades and files, and inventor of carbide tipped band saw blade technology, has introduced CWT Carbide Tipped Band Saw Blades for demanding production cutting operations such as in steel service centers, foundries and aerospace sawing applications. 

Lincoln Electric expands line of CrossLinc-equipped Flextec welders

February 27, 2017 - Heavy-Duty Flextec 650X delivers multi-process capability in a flexible, rugged package.

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.


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