Shearing

Shearing, a tried-and-true technology, is still necessary in fabrication shops everywhere. Read up on the machines and blades in this technology area.

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Combination punch/right-angle shear made for short component runs

October 16, 2014

Prima Power has introduced the SGe5 Combi punch and right-angle shear. Using servo electric motors for low power consumption and low noise levels, they operate without human intervention from the blank to automated sorting. Suitable for short runs of components, the machine enables the mixing of...

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Haco Atlantic launches new website

June 23, 2014

Haco Atlantic, Houston, has launched a newly designed website at www.hacoatlantic.com. The site presents the company’s metalworking machinery with large images and product...

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Mestek Machinery certified to ISO 9001:2008

April 1, 2014

Mestek Machinery has announced it is certified as ISO 9001:2008-compliant for the design and manufacture of machinery for the HVAC industry. The company underwent an evaluation that included quality management system development, a management system documentation review, preaudit, initial...

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Plate shear system handles up to 20-ft.-long material

March 24, 2014

Trilogy Machinery Inc. offers the new Sunrise CNC plate shear infeed system for all Sunrise dual-cylinder ironworkers, including models with CNC punching. The powered infeed system can handle up to 20-ft. lengths of material. Features include a Mitsubishi servomotor, hydraulic clamping with...

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The RDI Group appoints VP of sales for Reichel & Drews

February 25, 2014

The RDI Group, an Itasca, Ill.-based provider of engineered capital equipment, enclosures, and related products for such industries as metal coil processing and power and utilities, has promoted Thomas Matthey to vice president of sales for its Reichel & Drews business unit. Matthey most...

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FABTECH 2014

November 11-13, 2014
  • Georgia World Congress Center
  • Atlanta, GA
  • FABTECH heads to Atlanta, GA November 11-13, 2014 bringing together an anticipated 27,000 attendees and 1,400 exhibiting companies all under one roof. The show provides a backdrop for visitors to experience live equipment demonstration, find cost savings solutions, and network with industry peers throughout the 500,000+ square feet of show floor throughout the B and C buildings at the George World Congress Center. The event also provides learning opportunities beyond the exhibits with over 100 educational sessions and expert-led presentations on the latest industry trends and technology in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.

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    Kent Corp. installs coil end welding machine for European oil and gas company

    November 4, 2013

    Kent Corp., North Royalton, Ohio, has installed a 45-degree bias coil end welding machine for a multinational oil and gas company. This new machine allows for the strip end shearing, shear end alignment, and welding of flat strip coil ends on a 45-degree cutting angle. Because of the extreme...

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    Cidan Machinery expands into Central, South Americ

    August 12, 2013

    Cidan Machinery has expanded from Peachtree City, Ga., into Central and South America. The company offers folders, shears, and coil processing equipment, as well as training and service....

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    CNC press brake line offered - TheFabricator.com

    CNC press brake line offered

    June 10, 2013

    The new Atlantic Blue Line program from Haco-Atlantic Inc. includes type ATP hydraulic press brakes from 50 to 300 tons with working lengths to 13 ft., type ATS hydraulic guillotine shears from 0.25 to 0.625 in. with cutting lengths to 13 ft., and a type ATT 30-ton hydraulic CNC turret punching...

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    Plate bevellers operate at up to 10 FPM

    May 23, 2013

    Gullco's KBM® self-propelled plate bevelers can operate at up to 10 FPM. The bevelers use a cutter to shear the metal, helping to eliminate the HAZ and material warpage. The shearing process also eliminates the noise and sparks of grinding or flame cutting. The bevelers produce clean machined...

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    Delta Steel Technologies ships widest, thickest temper mill cut-to-length line

    May 8, 2013

    Delta Steel Technologies, Irving, Texas, has shipped a 1- by 120-in. temper mill cut-to-length line with rotary shear to a U.S. service center. The equipment has been engineered to process the widest, thickest material ever produced on a temper mill cut-to-length line, the company reports. The...

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    Pacific Press introduces redesigned website

    March 25, 2013

    Pacific Press Technologies, Mt. Carmel, Ill., has launched a redesigned website at www.pacific-press.com. It features a new look, simplified navigation, more content, and more interactivity. The menu has been simplified and the text shortened and streamlined throughout the site. Photo and video...

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    Fab-Line Machinery hosts open house - TheFabricator.com

    Fab-Line Machinery hosts open house

    March 19, 2013

    Fab-Line Machinery LLC, St. Charles, Ill., hosted its annual customer appreciation/open house on Feb. 28. Guests traveled from Washington, Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana, and Illinois. The event included demonstrations of the new APHS Compact, the new APHS press brake, the HGL hydraulic shear, and...

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    LVD Strippit launches social media presence

    December 17, 2012

    LVD Strippit, Akron, N.Y., a manufacturer of sheet metalworking equipment, has launched a social media presence to engage customers and prospects online. The LVD Strippit blog is at http://blog.strippit.com. The Facebook profile can be found at www.facebook.com/lvdstrippit. The company's Twitter...

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    Angle/detail machine offers technology to help optimize productivity - TheFabricator.com

    Angle/detail machine offers technology to help optimize productivity

    December 12, 2012

    Peddinghaus Corp. has introduced the Anglemaster-HD angle/detail machine. It uses new Smart Cylinder technology that optimizes hydraulic fluid levels for accelerated production, the manufacturer reports. Equipped with two 169-ton, three-speed punch cylinders with triple tool punches and one...

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