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Point-of-use panel maintains purity in nitrogen, CO2 incubators

February 24, 2017

CONCOA has introduced the 55S series high-purity, point-of-use panel, designed to provide pressure control and isolation in CO2 and nitrogen incubator applications. The panel offers final line pressure control and individual isolation for up to four streams of CO2 and nitrogen, allowing it to...

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Brochure highlights eight manufacturing technologies

February 23, 2017

Amada Miyachi America has published a brochure that features its eight manufacturing technology systems, focusing on their capabilities and typical applications.The literature also details how the firm’s applications laboratory experts employ a sample qualification process to help determine the...

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Edge gel removes soil, rust, and heat tint/weld burn

February 20, 2017

Madison Chemical has introduced TreadBrite™ Edge Gel cleaner which removes soil, laser scale, rust, and heat-treat scale, including heat tint/weld burn, by simultaneously cleaning and brightening the surface through an etching process. The viscous gel, which contains a balanced blend of...

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Aqueous cleaning system handles rough to fine cleaning

February 16, 2017

Dürr Ecoclean has developed the EcoCWave aqueous cleaning system for rough to fine cleaning. It covers parts cleaning with alkaline, neutral, and acidic media. With its small footprint, the system can be integrated in any production process. It also can adapt to changing cleanliness and throughput...

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Conveyor-type cleaning system offered in 42 configurations

February 15, 2017

International Thermal Systems (ITS) has introduced the ProCon™ line of standard conveyor-type cleaning systems. It is available in 42 configurations with conveyor belt widths of 12, 18, and 30 in., from one to three stages. All stages are available as ambient or heated. Standard options include...

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Two-component repair product fixes all types of metals

February 13, 2017

Stronghold Coatings has introduced PlasticMetal, a two-component repair technology that can be mixed in various ratios for small and medium repairs to many types of metal. The resin and powdered metal system can be mixed in small quantities in thicknesses to suit particular application...

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Welding bench captures fumes at the source

February 10, 2017

RoboVent has released a new, larger version of its CrossFlow table. The all-in-one welding bench and source-capture system provides ample room for a variety of manual welding applications while keeping weld fumes out of the breathing zone. The table comes in 4- and 5-ft.-wide models, with space...

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70-W LED light mounts on existing beams

February 8, 2017

Larson Electronics has released a 70-W, explosionproof LED light fixture mounted on an adjustable beam clamp to simplify mounting on existing beams. The EPL-LP-70W-LED-HDBC-20-EPP weatherproof fixture comes with an adjustable aluminum mount that makes it suitable for industrial applications,...

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Dot peen system permanently marks metal parts

February 8, 2017

The ec1 marking system from SIC Marking uses dot peen technology to achieve permanent marking of all industrial components. The column-mounted machine marks at high speed and is suitable for all types of dot peen marking, including texts, logos, 2-D codes, QR codes, and data matrix codes. This...

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Shaft collar 3-D prototype allows rapid proof-of-concept testing

February 8, 2017

Stafford Mfg. Corp. offers a 3-D prototype development service that lets users create a 3-D printed part from a print within a few hours to test the form, fit, and function for immediate feedback on proof-of-concept testing. The finished machined part—typically shaft collars, couplings, and...

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Casters and wheels withstand high heat

February 7, 2017

Hamilton Caster has introduced casters and wheels engineered to withstand temperatures from 250 to 750 degrees F. The wheels are available in diameters from 3 to 12 in. Load capacities per caster are 260 to 9,000 lbs. The wheel line includes the Ultratherm™, rated at 530 degrees and featuring a...

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Hand-held oxygen analyzer networks to standard accessories

February 6, 2017

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® has introduced an updated hand-held PurgEye® 200 Weld Purge Monitor® with PurgeNet™ to allow networking to standard accessories. Typically, one accessory allows direct interface to an orbital welding machine or any other automatic welding machine so that the...

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Extra protection added to corrosion-inhibiting coating

February 3, 2017

Cortec has added extra vapor-phase corrosion inhibitors (VpCI®) to its VpCI-368 coating. The dark brown viscous liquid dries into a firm, moisture-displacing, waxlike film that can be removed by mineral spirits or alkaline cleaners. The VpCI-368 EVP film can be used for a variety of applications...

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High-current HTL encoders suitable for high-disturbance environments

January 27, 2017

Leine & Linde has introduced the FSI 800 series rotary encoders for rugged motor drive applications. Available in North America through distributor Heidenhain Corp., the encoders come with high-current HTL signals, which also makes them suitable for high-disturbance environments. Featuring long...

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Triumph awarded $52 million Rolls Royce contract for engine components

January 25, 2017

Berwyn, Pa.-based Triumph Group Inc., a manufacturer of aircraft structures, components, accessories, subassemblies, and systems, has finalized an eight-year agreement with Rolls Royce to supply thrust links for the Trent XWB engine program. Triumph Precision Components will deliver the first...

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