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Cordless cutter drives 6-in. cutting wheel

January 14, 2015

Walter Surface Technologies has introduced the Zipwheel cordless cutter, which can drive a 6-in. cutting wheel. The unit is designed for metal workers who are consistently on location without access to a power supply. Designed for use with the company’s Zip family of cutting wheels, the tool...

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Product protects cables in robotic workcells

January 14, 2015

Developed for robotic workcells, Base-RAP® from Güdel manages and protects cables between the energy chain of TrackMotion® floor and overhead modules and the base of the robot. Key components include protective cable conduit, brackets, and quick-access mounting clips. Conduits featuring...

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Cambridge Architectural supplies mesh sunscreens for new Cecil College facility

January 13, 2015

Nineteen massive stainless steel mesh sunscreens from Cambridge Architectural, Cambridge, Md., adorn the façade of the new Cecil College Engineering & Math building in North East, Md. The three-story, 26,683-sq.-ft. structure is a base for STEM education and training to support area industrial...

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DeWys Mfg. receives 2014 STTF grant

January 13, 2015

Precision metal fabricator DeWys Mfg. Inc., Marne, Mich., has received an $18,800 grant from the Workforce Development Agency’s Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) program. The STTF provides competitive awards for employers that have developed and implemented workforce training programs to...

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IndustryWeek names North America's best manufacturing facilities

January 13, 2015

Cleveland-based Penton's IndustryWeek, a publication serving operations and executive decision-makers in the manufacturing industry, has announced the winners of the 2014 IndustryWeek Best Plants Awards. The awards recognize manufacturing facilities in North America on the forefront of efforts to...

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Wachs Services announces new business partners

January 13, 2015

Belmont, N.C.-based Wachs Services (Wachs Energy Services/Wachs Technical Services) has announced the addition of three new shareholders: Glen Earl Chick, COO/president of Wachs Services; Keith Willingham, executive vice president of operations of Wachs Services; and Rodger Soeldner, president of...

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High-speed pipe purging system upgraded

January 13, 2015

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques (HFT®) has introduced the QuickPurge®III upgraded pipe purging system for high-speed pipe joint welding. The combination of Intacal® II and the integrated PurgeGate® device makes it possible to inflate the dams safely with argon gas before releasing it for...

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J. J. Keller to host Jan. 14 webcast on OSHA’s injury and illness recordkeeping rule

January 13, 2015

J. J. Keller, Neenah, Wis., will host a webcast on Jan. 14 at 10:00 a.m. CST titled “Updates to OSHA’s Injury & Illness Recordkeeping: How These Changes Apply to You.” The company’s workplace safety experts—Robert Ernst, editor, workplace safety, and Lisa Neuberger, associate editor,...

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Platts accepting nominations for 2015 Platts Global Metals Awards

January 13, 2015

Platts, a London-based global provider of metals, energy, petrochemical, and agriculture information, has announced it is accepting nominations through March 4, 2015, for the 2015 Platts Global Metals Awards. The awards recognize companies and individuals that demonstrate best-of-class vision;...

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Mettler Toledo launches ecofriendly approach to measurement equipment

January 13, 2015

Mettler Toledo, Columbus, Ohio, has introduced the GreenMT program, which measures energy and resource usage to determine a company’s global carbon footprint. The program has spawned an EcoDesign initiative that targets the full product life cycle. Specific goals are to lower energy, reduce...

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Pass-through industrial washer conveys parts at up to 34 FPM

January 13, 2015

Viking Blast and Wash Systems has introduced the CBW6030 industrial washer. The new and redesigned unit has a 60- by 30-in. wash zone on a chain mesh belt conveyor. Suitable for standard manufacturing applications, the washer offers belt flow speeds from 2 to 34 FPM on a continuous pass-through...

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Blaster has two 6-ft.-dia. tables

January 13, 2015

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has released the 72DDST double-door swing table blaster. The machine features two 6-ft.-dia. door-mounted tables. The parts pass in front of two VK PowerMax 1500 20-HP, direct-drive blast wheels that deliver high-volume abrasive at 300-FPS velocity to clean the...

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Industrial Innovations supplying die lube-spray application systems to Van-Rob

January 12, 2015

Grandville, Mich.-based Industrial Innovations, a manufacturer of industrial lubrication equipment for operation in metalworking industries including metal forming, die casting, machining, and stamping, has announced that Van-Rob Inc., an automotive manufacturer for the design and manufacture of...

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Metal separation product selection guide released

January 12, 2015

Eriez® has published a new metal separation product selection guide. The eight-page brochure is available online for immediate download and also offered in hard copy format. The literature features the company’s line of magnetic separators and metal detectors. It is divided into 12 equipment...

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Inductotherm Group expands worldwide operations into Italy

January 12, 2015

Inductotherm Group, Rancocas, N.J., a supplier of thermal processing equipment to industry, has opened a new group company, Inductotherm Group Italy S.r.l., in Turin, Italy. “We will now be able to provide service and parts support for induction heating and welding equipment to Italian...

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