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Weld camera available with starter kit

January 20, 2017

Xiris Automation Inc. has released a starter kit for its XVC-1000 high-dynamic- range (HDR) weld camera. It includes the camera, optics, mounting hardware, power supplies, and cables, all packed in a plastic case. The camera’s HDR image capture allows the user to see clearly all details of an...

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Measuring system evaluates roundness/cylindricity

January 20, 2017

Mitutoyo has introduced the RA-6000CNC, a custom-built CNC roundness/cylindricity measuring system. It is designed to measure large, heavy, cylindrical workpieces generally associated with the automotive, energy, marine, and aviation industries. The system offers a rotation accuracy of...

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LED lamp added to microscopy inspection product line

January 19, 2017

Titan Tool Supply Inc. has added the ANSER® LED gooseneck lamp to its line of microscopy inspection products. Featuring an 18-in. flexible gooseneck mounted on a portable magnetic base, the LED lamp can be positioned close to work areas during manufacturing, assembly, and inspection...

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Mobile fixturing table offered

January 19, 2017

Trick-Tools has introduced the Rhino Cart mobile fixturing station, which combines the BuildPro welding tabletop with a mobile cart. The 48- by 30-in., nitride-treated steel top features a black oxide finish and is reversible if one side is damaged.The package comes with a 66-piece fixturing kit,...

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Brochure highlights general industrial finishes

January 19, 2017

PPG has published a new, general industrial finishes brochure that highlights coatings for two dozen industries, from electrical components and pipe and tube products to fastener products, light-duty equipment, tools, medical instruments and machinery, and miscellaneous construction. The four-page...

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Laser marking systems accommodate variety of laser markers

January 18, 2017

Coldwater Machine Co. has announced the availability of its multiposition, servo-rotary index laser marking systems that allow loading/unloading of completed parts while others are being marked. Single-swipe cycle start with integrated safety light curtains during indexing helps ensure a high level...

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Engine-powered forklifts designed for operator comfort

January 18, 2017

UniCarriers Americas Corp. now offers the TCM/UniCarriers Smart Machine series of internal combustion engine-powered forklifts in Latin America. The forklifts are powered by a GCT K21 gasoline engine or an Isuzu C240 diesel engine, making them suitable for applications in manufacturing,...

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Safety eyewear designed for female workers

January 18, 2017

Ergodyne has added Erda safety glasses to its Skullerz® eyewear line. The large-frame glasses are designed for female workers, with a slightly softer, more rounded frame and sleek temples that will not snag in longer hair.The eyewear meets ANSI, CSA, and MIL-PRF ballistic impact requirements. Lens...

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Double-cut shears cut metal at speeds up to 300 IPM without distortion

January 17, 2017

Kett Tool Co.’s KD-400 18-ga. double-cut shears cut cold-rolled mild steel, aluminum, and stainless steel without warping or bending the original material or the finished piece. The dual blades transfer any distortion produced in cutting to a 7/32-in. waste strip, leaving behind material edges...

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Color-coded convolute wheels provide increased throughput

January 17, 2017

Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives has introduced a general-purpose category of Rapid Finish nonwoven convolute wheels. Heavy deburring and final finishing wheel categories will soon be introduced, all color-coded for quick, accurate selection.A new fiber and high-temperature resin bond system in the...

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Blaster unit’s dual drum compartments allow continuous part processing

January 17, 2017

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has introduced the redesigned SH3660 spinner hanger blaster. This unit has an expanded 36-in.-wide by 60-in.-tall work zone. The need for a lower screw auger has been eliminated. The machine has two separate compartments in the rotating drum; one compartment is rotated...

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Dual-head buffer/polishing lathes perform numerous finishing tasks

January 16, 2017

Dual-head buffer/polishing lathes from Palmgren® are designed for applications from demanding polishing to fine detailing work. Available in both 12- and 16-in. models, the two-speed buffer provides deburring, finishing, graining, surface conditioning, polishing, and buffing. Narrow and wide wheel...

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Laser installation kits help reduce startup time

January 16, 2017

CONCOA has introduced a series of laser installation kits that simplify the regulator, fitting, and hose installation process to decrease the time required for field startup of laser equipment. The 67B series high-flow, high-pressure regulator ejects molten metal from the kerf zone with...

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Unit monitors weld oxygen content to prevent oxidization, color

January 16, 2017

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® offers the PurgEye® 100 Weld Purge Monitor®. It monitors the oxygen content when welding metals such as stainless, duplex, and chrome steels; titanium; and nickel alloys to help achieve a nonoxidized, zero-color weld. The monitor measures residual oxygen level...

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Axial tube end forming machine features automatic tool detection

January 16, 2017

The new REB 645 axial tube end forming machine from transfluid features automatic tool detection, allowing fast tool changes for complex geometries and extreme degrees of forming. A bar code system reads the operation data of a tube with an individual bar code. All tools of the machine, which is...

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