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Flatness sensor made for strip processing, cut-to-length lines

May 6, 2016

Shapeline AB has released the VeriFlat® flatness sensor for standard applications in steel and metal strip processing and cut-to-length lines. The gauge measures flatness data, crossbow, I-units, width, and off-center. It is precalibrated, communicates via Ethernet, and has an analog output for...

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Cincinnati Incorporated provides additive manufacturing systems to Local Motors for microfactories

May 6, 2016

Cincinnati Incorporated (CI) has announced the sale of two of its Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) systems to Local Motors for production of 3-D-printed automobiles. Local Motors currently has two microfactories in Phoenix and Las Vegas. The company plans to complete two more this...

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Carbide-roll burnishing tools produce mirror-like surface finish

May 6, 2016

Monaghan Tooling Group offers carbide-roll burnishing tools from Elliott Tool Technology that produce a mirror-like surface finish while eliminating secondary operations and machining setups. The rolls help improve surface irregularities and tool marks, producing surface finishes of 4 to 20...

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Toolots launches e-commerce site for industrial tools, machinery

May 5, 2016

Toolots Inc., City of Industry, Calif., has launched Toolots.com, an online marketplace and distribution channel that gives visitors fast access to industrial equipment from manufacturers around the world, while streamlining the purchase, delivery, installation, and warranty of these products....

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Channel punching system makes up to 15 holes in single machine cycle

May 5, 2016

Multicyl Inc. offers a channel punching system that can punch up to 15 holes and two side notches in a single machine cycle. Hole positions and quantities are adjustable, and tooling changeover to accommodate different rails or channels is simple, states the manufacturer. All three channel...

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Innovance Inc. acquires Mass Finishing Inc.

May 5, 2016

Employee-owned Innovance Inc., a holding company for contract engineering and manufacturing firm Lou-Rich Inc. and finishing equipment manufacturer Almco, has acquired all assets of Mass Finishing Inc. Mass Finishing, a supplier of high-energy centrifugal barrel finishing machines, media,...

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Got a few seconds? Watch us cut an old train rail in less than 1-1/2 minutes using the new Hypertherm Freedom 38 PPA. Learn more about the Freedom 38 PPA.

EOS expands U.S. presence with new facility in Texas

May 5, 2016

EOS has opened its newest U.S. facility in Pflugerville, Texas. The site includes a laboratory where application engineers interact directly with customers, a working showroom containing the company’s additive manufacturing (AM) systems, and an AM Ventures division to help bring startup ideas to...

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Electric stroke controls added to ironworker

May 5, 2016

Scotchman Industries has introduced the 5014-ET, a 50-ton, three-station turret hydraulic ironworker. The unit, based on the 5014-TM ironworker, now is equipped with standard electric stroke control to help improve accuracy. The electric stroke eliminates almost all moving parts that exist in a...

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Comau robot wins NED Innovation Award

May 5, 2016

Southfield, Mich.-based Comau has received the 2016 NED Innovation Award from New Equipment Digest for its Racer3 robot. The robot was one of 11 innovations to receive the award from a selection of 2,000 technologies. The high-speed, 6-axis articulated robot features a payload of 6.6 lbs. and a...

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CNH Industrial publishes 2015 Sustainability Report

May 5, 2016

CNH Industrial, a producer of numerous brands of tractors and agricultural machinery, earth-moving equipment, and commercial and industrial vehicles, has published its 2015 Sustainability Report. The main environmental results for the company in 2015 are:2 percent reduction in energy...

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B&G Machine acquires W-Technologies

May 5, 2016

B&G Machine Inc., Mount Carmel, Ill., has acquired W-Technologies, a provider of hydraulic shock damper technology for heavy-gauge stamping equipment. B&G has been manufacturing the W-Technologies dampers for more than 15 years. The company will continue to market and sell the hydraulic dampers...

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Two-speed magnetic drill offers LED light in magnet base

May 5, 2016

Hougen Mfg. Inc. has released the HMD917 portable magnetic drill. Its power-to-weight ratio gives metal fabricators the strength and torque required to drill large, deep holes in steel. A new pilot LED light is built into the base of the magnet to help the operator line up the pilot with the...

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Welder training: The fundamentals, Part III

May 5, 2016

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The oxyacetylene welding (OAW) process continues to be useful in equipment repair, both in industry and the home. This article focuses on specific uses and provides some how-to instructions.

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SHRM LINE: Manufacturing hiring to drop slightly in May compared to a year ago

May 5, 2016

In May, fewer employers will add jobs in manufacturing and services compared with the previous year, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM®) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE®) survey for May 2016. Layoff rates will also rise slightly in both sectors...

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