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Portable metrology arm features new wrist design

April 23, 2014

Hexagon Metrology has introduced the next generation of Romer Absolute Arm, a multiuse, portable metrology tool for inspections in the tube and pipe bending industry. It features a redesigned tube inspection configuration, a new wrist design, and increased stability. The CMM can be used to...

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WIN Eurasia Metalworking 2014

June 5-8, 2014
  • Tüyap Fair Convention and Congress Center
  • Istanbul
  • Discover a complete range of products and services, from machine tools to precision tools, automation components and customized systems. Come to learn, network and sign deals at this in-depth showcase for the latest products and trends in Metal Working, Welding and Surface Treatment. The synergy of this mega-event is certain to be a magnet for international attendees. WIN 2012 attracted 119.000 professionals from all over the world. This year's show is predicted to break attendance records - register today and be sure to come with plenty of business cards. This is an event that you can't afford to miss!

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    Ultrathin abrasive cutoff wheels leave no burrs, burns

    April 23, 2014

    Flexovit USA Inc. has introduced Razor Thin abrasive cutoff wheels. The ultrathin wheels offer fast, smooth cutting, giving maximum cuts with minimal kerf loss while providing reduced cutting resistance and sparks, the company reports. The wheels are offered in Type 27 and Type 1 shapes and in...

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    TRUMPF appoints managing director in Mexico

    April 22, 2014

    TRUMPF Inc., a producer of fabricating machinery and industrial lasers in Farmington, Conn., has named Alberto Pancardo as the new managing director of TRUMPF Mexico. He is responsible for sales and service of the company’s machine tools and power tools in Mexico, as well as the production of...

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    Chrysler Group’s Trenton Engine receives WCM bronze status

    April 22, 2014

    Chrysler Group LLC's Trenton Engine Complex in Trenton, Mich., has been awarded bronze status for its results in implementing world class manufacturing (WCM). Trenton is the fifth North American facility to achieve the first WCM award milestone. The plant received the bronze designation about...

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    From the Web 4.22.14

    April 22, 2014

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    Among today’s Fab Top 5 items published on the Web in the previous week are stories about Tesla building electric cars in China … but there’s also good news for the U.S.; a certain gun accessory is outselling guns; a fab shop and a mega manufacturer have joined forces in a multimillion dollar... Continue Reading

    Mazak Optonics names GM of customer service

    April 22, 2014

    Laser cutting system supplier Mazak Optonics Corp., Elgin, Ill., has appointed Mark Dilling as general manager of customer service. He is responsible for all issues related to customer satisfaction, including equipment installation, machine training, technical services, and parts delivery....

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    SMTCL-Americas partners with California State Polytechnic University

    April 22, 2014

    Machine tool manufacturer SMTCL-Americas, Los Angeles, has entered into a partnership with the California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, Calif., to provide equipment to create a machine lab where engineering students can manufacture components for class projects and international...

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    Bystronic announces Ultimate Challenge Event

    April 22, 2014

    Bystronic Inc. will pair its ByAutonom 3015 6-kW CO2 laser cutting machine and its BySprint Fiber 3015 high-power fiber laser cutting machine in the Ultimate Challenge Event, June 4-5, 2014, at its North American Headquarters in Elgin, Ill. Attendees to the event can send in their 14-ga. and...

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    Correlated Magnetics, Industrial Magnetics announce Polymagnet supply partnership

    April 22, 2014

    Correlated Magnetics Research (CMR), Huntsville, Ala., and Industrial Magnetics Inc. (IMI), Boyne City, Mich., have formed a partnership through which IMI can offer CMR’s custom-engineered Polymagnet® systems and advanced magnetics design and assembly services for industrial applications....

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    Dry-cutting saw cuts metal up to 4.75-in. deep

    April 22, 2014

    The 8320 BigSaw from CS Unitec is the largest dry-cutting, portable metal saw on the market, according to the manufacturer. Featuring a 12.625-in.-dia., 80-tooth, carbide-tipped blade that can cut 4.75 in. deep without distortion, the saw cuts through steel, sandwich panels, conduits, and metal...

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    Welding app helps optimize welding parameters

    April 22, 2014

    The Weld Wizard app from Fronius for Android®, iOS®, and Blackberry® devices helps welders, design engineers, and work schedulers to identify and optimize welding parameters. The results are directly applicable to the real-life situation. Embedded high-speed videos provide insight...

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    Cutback brush performs three tasks in one step

    April 22, 2014

    Osborn has introduced a new 114-knot cutback brush for angled removal of three or more layers of coating from pipe ends. It completes the three steps of standard coating removal simultaneously: the brush cleans the pipe edge, removes the pipe coating, and grinds the coating angle, all at one time....

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    Aluminum-oxide depressed-center wheels offer fast cut rate

    April 22, 2014

    Norton Abrasives has introduced Gemini XXL wheels, which it claims are the fastest-grinding, 100 percent aluminum-oxide depressed-center wheels on the market. They are suitable for hard-grade carbon steel applications, weld repairs, flashing, and jobs that require a quick turnaround. The...

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    Laser system processes large-volume 3-D components

    April 22, 2014

    Prima Power Laserdyne offers the Laserdyne 795 system for drilling, cutting, and welding of medium- to large-volume 3-D components with a minimum of setups. Employing a moving-beam motion system, the multiaxis laser is designed for flexibility of motion and tight tolerances. The...

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