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Three companies join to form United Performance Metals

June 16, 2015

United Performance Metals, Vulcanium Metals Intl., and Aerodyne Alloys have joined forces to become United Performance Metals, a provider of titanium and high-temperature specialty alloys serving customers in the U.K. and the EU. The company maintains titanium, stainless steel, nickel, cobalt,...

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Dengensha expands sales, service, and support capabilities at Dengensha Mexico

June 16, 2015

Bedford, Ohio-based resistance welding equipment manufacturer Dengensha America has expanded its sales, service, and support center capability at Dengensha Mexico in Guanajuato, Mexico. Originally opened as a sales and support facility for part of Mexico’s resistance welding customers, Dengensha...

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Arcet, Machine & Welding Supply update brand names

June 16, 2015

Arcet Equipment Co., Richmond, Va., and Machine & Welding Supply Co., Dunn, N.C., have updated their names and brands to Arc3 Gases. The two independent industrial gas and welding supply distributors merged in October 2013. Arc3 Gases, with more than 50 storefronts, serves the industrial...

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Inverter power supplies offer range of output power

June 16, 2015

Amada Miyachi America Inc. has introduced two midfrequency inverter power supplies for aerospace, electronic automotive, battery, and appliance applications, including commutator fusing, copper wire to terminal, sheet metal, and bus bar. Both are available in basic and full-featured models. The...

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Laboratory Testing X-ray inspection coordinator earns AWS CWI designation

June 15, 2015

Laboratory Testing Inc., Hatfield, Pa., has announced that Kevin Hockings, X-ray inspection coordinator, has been certified by the AWS as a certified welding inspector (CWI). The certification enables him to perform weld inspections and related activities as described by AWS D1.1, which applies...

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Software offers free-form approach to creating, morphing addendum geometry

June 15, 2015

Forming Technologies Inc. (FTI) has released FormingSuite Sculptured Die Face to address the needs of cost estimation, process planning, and metal forming simulation. It offers a free-form approach to creating and morphing addendum geometry, resulting in a fast, flexible, and visual approach to die...

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Woven Wire Products Association promotes diamond mesh manufacturers

June 15, 2015

The Woven Wire Products Association (WWPA) represents manufacturers of diamond woven wire mesh products for security and safety guarding purposes in institutional, industrial, and architectural applications, as well as associate firms that supply materials and services to those manufacturers....

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Jaw nuts made from certified 4140 heat-treated steel

June 15, 2015

Dillon Mfg. Inc. offers jaw nuts and keys that are manufactured from certified 4140 heat-treated steel and shipped with an MSDS to verify. They provide wear resistance, impact resistance, high tensile strength, and extended jaw nut life, the company reports. The ISO 9000-2008-certified products...

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KMF receives safety award for seven-year record

June 15, 2015

Fort Smith, Ark.-based KMF Metal Fabrication has been recognized for seven years without a lost day because of work-related accident or illness. The company employs 61 people. The custom metal fabrication shop handles production of high-volume part runs, as well as one-off custom parts and...

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Software interface automates positioning system for length measurement

June 15, 2015

TigerStop offers TigerTouch software for fully automated material processing. The software couples with the TigerStop positioning system for length measurement on cutoff, punching, boring, and machining equipment. The software provides a visual representation of the material process, allowing...

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Ferrous CAL to establish steel coil facility in Michigan

June 15, 2015

Ferrous CAL Co., a provider of toll processing services for hot-rolled and cold-rolled steel, will establish a new facility in Gibraltar, Mich., generating a capital investment of $50.2 million and creating 100 jobs. Startup of the process line, which will produce ultrahigh-strength steels, is...

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Stretchy glove protects against very sharp parts

June 15, 2015

Taste Intl.’s Aquila® DPU325 protective glove offers soft, stretchy EN420/EN388 cut 3 level personal protection for handling ultrafine sharp parts. The lightweight glove has a polyurethane coating that provides flexibility and softness through multiple washings. It is made of Alkimos® yarn,...

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Technology Spotlight: Negative pressure yields positive results in resistance welding

June 15, 2015

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A system helps resistance welding lines save water as tip changeouts become more frequent. The technology uses negative pressure, similar to placing your thumb on top of a straw and lifting it out of a glass of water.

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TimkenSteel named Steel Producer of the Year by American Metal Market

June 12, 2015

TimkenSteel, Canton, Ohio, a provider of customized alloy steel products and services, has earned two American Metal Market Awards for Steel Excellence. The firm was named Steel Producer of the Year, and it also won in the Best Innovation, Process category for its new $200 million jumbo bloom...

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Cutting wheel made for heavy-duty steel, stainless steel applications

June 12, 2015

Walter Surface Technologies has introduced ZIP+ XTRA, a new cutting wheel designed to easily cut through steel and stainless steel in heavy-duty applications. It features the company’s patented rib design to help reduce friction on the surface for faster and cooler cutting. The...

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