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IHEA launches Induction Division

February 12, 2016

The Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA), Taylor Mill, Ky., has launched its Induction Division, which focuses on educating induction OEMs and end users of thermal process technology on best practices such as safety and operations, how best to use the technology, and the latest...

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Keychain tape measure designed to withstand harsh environments

February 12, 2016

Milwaukee® Tool has introduced a 6-ft. keychain tape measure that features nylon blade protection for resistance to job site contamination and a 5-point reinforced frame for protection against damage from dropping. A heavy-duty keychain clip allows clipping on anything from belts to keychains....

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Commercial Metals Co. closes fence post operations in Arkansas

February 12, 2016

Commercial Metals Co. (CMC) has announced the closure of its fence post operations in Magnolia, Ark. Production will be relocated to the San Marcos, Texas, fence post production facility as operations in Magnolia wind down and cease entirely by the end of Q3 2016. In addition, CMC Steel...

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Press lines available in 12 and 14 SPM

February 12, 2016

Schuler has added press lines with production speeds of 12 and 14 SPM to its Servoline product line. The series already has lines up to 23 SPM, depending on the manufactured parts and line features. The newly added press lines are designed for users who require basic features and a medium...

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Universal 5-axis CMMs introduced

February 11, 2016

Perceptron Inc. has launched a line of 5-axis CMMs featuring the Renishaw® Revo-2 scanning probe and a fully integrated UCC CMM controller and MODUS® metrology software. The scanning probe controls the motion of three CMM and two probe head axes while collecting workpiece data using 3-D...

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Novelis, Jaguar Land Rover develop high recycled-content aluminum alloy

February 11, 2016

Novelis has announced that its RC5754 alloy, a new automotive product designed to contain up to 75 percent recycled content, has been successfully integrated into the structural components of high-volume production passenger vehicles. The alloy was developed with Jaguar Land Rover and serves as...

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NIMS releases new online tool to connect competencies, credentials, and careers

February 11, 2016

Fairfax, Va.-based NIMS has introduced the Career Pathway Tool to help employers, job seekers, and educators understand the numerous career pathways in the industry and how NIMS credentials can be earned to enter and advance in careers. Employers can use the tool it to enhance hiring practices,...

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Hypertherm accepting educational grant applications

February 11, 2016

Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems based in Hanover, N.H., now is accepting applications for its “Spark Something Great” educational grant program. Now in its second year, the program aims to ensure the next generation of welders and metal fabricators...

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Houghton Intl. metalworking fluid earns Pratt & Whitney approval

February 11, 2016

Houghton Intl., Valley Forge, Pa., has received approval from Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies company, for the use of Hocut® 4940 metalworking fluid in the production of its aircraft engines and military power units under the Pratt & Whitney reference PMC 9151. Pratt & Whitney approved...

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DP Technology launches new Esprit CAD/CAM website

February 11, 2016

DP Technology, Camarillo, Calif., has launched a new corporate website at www.espritcam.com for its Esprit CAD/CAM software. New educational videos show the software in action and highlight its compatibility with worldwide machine tool brands. Available in nine languages, the website is...

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How to crunch chronic defects with variables search

February 11, 2016

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Variables search is not a well-known quality tool, but it can be helpful in rooting out factors that produce scrap and rework at metal fabricating facilities. All that’s needed to identify the sources of quality problems is a dedicated group and a disciplined approach to the investigation process.

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Cut-, impact-resistant glove features antislip palm

February 11, 2016

Magid® has introduced the T-REX® antislip-palm impact glove. It delivers impact protection with ANSI level 4 cut resistance, ANSI level 5 abrasion resistance, and ANSI level 5 puncture resistance while offering a strong grip in oily conditions. Kevlar® stitching on the palm adds durability....

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Allied Machine updates product selector online recommendation tool

February 11, 2016

Allied Machine & Eng. Corp., a manufacturer of holemaking and finishing tooling systems in Dover, Ohio, has updated its Product Selector online recommendation tool at www.alliedmachine.com/adp/adpselect.aspx. The program, which visitors can use to find new tools to meet their needs or to access...

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10 things welding students need for class

February 11, 2016

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Getting the most out of your welding classes requires some tools of the trade. Well-prepared students need these 10 items.

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Software delivers automated quotations

February 11, 2016

Bermo Inc. has released F.R.E.D. (First-of-its-kind Rapid Estimate Delivery) quotation software, offering automated quotations to the OEM customer base. The program, created in-house, links the user’s CAD models to Bermo's manufacturing processes: laser cutting, metal stamping, forming,...

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