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Hoist buckets offered in three sizes

March 24, 2017

Ergodyne has added seven new hoist buckets to its ARSENAL® gear storage line. Two detachable polyester safety tops are available to secure the contents inside of the buckets.Five of the hoist bucket models are made of 24-oz., abrasion-resistant, gray canvas with synthetic leather bottoms. The...

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Emergency-stop assembly prevents machine operator injuries

March 23, 2017

Rockford Systems LLC has introduced a new cable and push-button emergency-stop assembly featuring cam operation for fast, positive stopping of metalworking machines without the risk of tripping caused by vibrations. The CLM510 assembly also serves as an awareness barrier on the back side of shears...

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Air-powered press brake clamp reduces setup time

March 23, 2017

Wilson Tool International® has introduced Express Air, a new press brake clamp for bending applications. It gives sheet metal fabricators an air-powered option for clamping and seating front and back tools simultaneously with the touch of a button. This quick-change technology allows fabricators...

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Solid-state disk laser designed for Industry 4.0

March 23, 2017

TRUMPF has introduced the latest generation of its TruDisk disk laser. The compact, energy-efficient machine offers the ability to carry out condition monitoring and predictive maintenance, a basic prerequisite for successful implementation of lasers in digitalized and connected manufacturing...

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Plate processing system punches, shears simultaneously

March 22, 2017

Trilogy Machinery Inc. offers the Sunrise ALS fully automatic angle processing system. This complete, enclosed plate processing system punches and shears simultaneously. It is driven by a rack-and-pinion infeed capable of handling material up to 40 ft. long at speeds up to 40 FPM. Standard features...

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Robotic welding power source upgraded with cold metal transfer process

March 22, 2017

Fronius is expanding the range of functions of its TPS/i Robotics power source. This system, designed for the requirements of robotic welding, can now be equipped with the cold metal transfer (CMT) welding process using a new additional package. The GMAW power source comprises interconnected and...

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Ready-to-use rust preventive suitable for tight tolerances

March 22, 2017

Cortec® has introduced VpCI®-277, a ready-to-use dry film rust preventive designed for preserving metals during storage and transportation. It contains a biobased corrosion inhibitor in a nonflammable, low-VOC solvent carrier. The product combines film-forming additives with vapor-phase corrosion...

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Fiber laser cutting systems reach G-level acceleration

March 21, 2017

Haco Atlantic North America has introduced the FL 3015 LU and FL 4015 LU fiber laser cutting systems. The carbon cutting head assembly offers rigidity combined with high dynamics, and the company’s “parallel kinematics technology” has allowed accelerations to reach G-levels. The automatic...

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Aftermarket waterjet cutting system parts offered

March 21, 2017

Barton Intl. now offers aftermarket parts for Flow® waterjet cutting systems. The company also offers Genuine Flow® OEM parts, as well as garnet abrasives from other manufacturers, the company...

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System controls deflection in press brake applications more than 4 ft. long

March 21, 2017

Wilson Tool International® has introduced Express Crowning, a new system to help control deflection or the “canoe effect” in press brake applications more than 4 ft. long. The system gives fabricators the flexibility to fine-tune the deflection-compensating curve of the unit to overcome the...

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Brochure highlights fabricating equipment

March 20, 2017

A six-page brochure, available from Pacific Press Technologies, describes its full line of hydraulic presses, press brakes, and shears, listing standard features for each. The literature also features a brief company history, details on custom-built machinery, and an explanation of the firm’s...

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Weld purging system designed for use with heat-treated pipes

March 20, 2017

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® has developed HotPurge®, an inflatable pipe purging system for heat-treated chrome and high-strength stainless steel pipe joints that might stay at temperatures as high as 1,400 degrees F for many hours.Available from Cob Industries, the system allows the purge...

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Remote control switch activates abrasive cutoff system

March 20, 2017

Marco has introduced the Blastmaster® 157E remote control switch, a multifunction, three-wire switch for use with the company’s electric abrasive cutoff system. The remote allows the operator to activate and deactivate the electric remote control system from the blast nozzle, eliminating the...

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Saw blade line extended for tube cutting

March 17, 2017

Kinkelder has extended its line of TCT Champion saw blades for tube cutting. The Champion TL saw blade features a new carbide grade, PVD coating, body design, and tooth geometry. It cuts tubes with tensile up to 850 N/mm2 on high-output, stationary sawing machines. The blade is available in...

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Coolant filtration units designed for use in parts surface finishing

March 16, 2017

Eriez® offers HydroFlow® Coolant SuperFiltration systems as an alternative to edge-type filtration in oil applications. The most common applications involve parts surface finishing, which requires strictly controlled tolerances and roughness.The systems are most commonly connected with grinding,...

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