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Washing machine nearly eliminates labor time for cleaning greasy, dirty parts

April 7, 2015

Walther Trowal offers the TRT 83x37 washing machine, which automatically removes thick layers of lubricants like grease, as well as other contaminants, from the surface of disassembled equipment components that must be perfectly clean before they can be reused for the repair and overhaul of...

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Fabricated, machined refractory metal parts offered

April 7, 2015

Admat Inc., Norristown, Pa., has enhanced its product portfolio to include machined and fabricated parts by partnering with a number of skilled and specialized fabricators. Metals include tantalum, niobium, tungsten, molybdenum, and titanium. The firm also provides raw mill products such as...

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Herold Partco products to be sold under the Osborn brand

April 6, 2015

Osborn, a unit of Jason Inc., a supplier of industrial brushes, polishing compounds, and buffs, has added product lines from the newly acquired Herold Partco Mfg. Inc., Cleveland. Herold Partco manufacturing equipment will be relocated to Osborn’s plant in Richmond, Ind., and production of...

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Metallurgy Matters: Reactions speak louder than words

April 6, 2015

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Before we get into nonferrous gas-metal reactions, let’s look at one of the ways you can identify potential cold-cracking problems in steel. In the May/June 2004 issue, we looked at cold cracking—also known as hydrogen cracking, delayed cracking, and under-bead cracking—as it relates to...

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C-frame mother carts corral manual carts

April 6, 2015

Kinetic Technologies Inc. has introduced a new C-style corral mother cart that can move one or two daughter carts weighing up to 2,000 lbs. total. The daughter carts are manually pushed into the mother frame and secured with a frame-mounted flip-down lock. The mother cart and daughter carts...

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Methods Machine Tools sponsors Wentworth Institute capstone project

April 6, 2015

Methods Machine Tools Inc., Sudbury, Mass., a supplier of precision machine tools, automation, and accessories, has sponsored a senior year capstone project for several fifth-year electromechanical engineering students from Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston. The project involved researching...

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Ultrasonic flaw detector features intuitive user interface

April 6, 2015

Olympus has introduced the Epoch 650 digital ultrasonic flaw detector. The portable unit features an intuitive user interface for use by novice and experienced users. Available in two hardware configurations, the compact unit offers the choice to adjust parameters with a knob or with a...

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Greenkote receives Bosch North America Supplier Award

April 6, 2015

Greenkote PLC, Brook Park, Ohio, a provider of anticorrosion metal coatings, has announced that its Mexico division, Greenkote IPC, has received the Bosch North America Supplier Award 2014. Bosch presented the award to 16 suppliers who have performed well in manufacturing and supplying products or...

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DVD demonstrates welding of titanium

April 6, 2015

The International Titanium Association and EWI have released a DVD about the welding of titanium. The DVD demonstrates welding techniques used routinely by fabricators in the shop and field to construct pressure vessels, heat exchangers, and chemical and food processing equipment from...

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Stainless Steel Workshop: Storing and reconditioning filler metals

April 6, 2015

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For years fabricators have questioned the need for properly storing opened containers of electrodes in a controlled environment. The cost of holding ovens, as well as the discipline required to use them, has had fabricators second-guessing the benefits of such a practice. Regardless of the type of...

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Ventilation system keeps fumes from re-entering workplace

April 6, 2015

Kemper America offers the CleanAir Tower for ventilation in welding environments. The unit removes polluted air and dust; filters it; and returns clean, purified, safe-to-breathe air to the welding workplace. It is designed for use where the recommended local extraction of fumes at source is not...

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Manufacturing Day welcomes Silver and Bronze Sponsors for 2015

April 3, 2015

The roster of Manufacturing DaySM 2015 sponsors recently grew by three: the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) and the Precision Machined Products Association (PMPA) have renewed their Silver sponsorships for a third consecutive year, and Women in Manufacturing (WiM) renewed its Bronze...

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Forklift Simulator wins MHI Best New Innovation Award

April 3, 2015

Forklift Simulator, Mechelen, Belgium, won the MHI Best New Innovation Award at the ProMat 2015 show. The award recognizes outstanding manufacturing and supply chain products. The simulator is used to train forklift operators. Virtual-reality headgear and a realistic driver’s seat allow...

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AGA launches updated life-cycle cost calculator

April 3, 2015

The American Galvanizers Association (AGA), Centennial, Colo., has relaunched its online life-cycle cost calculator at lccc.galvanizeit.org to help users determine the cost of corrosion protection coatings when specifying steel exposed to the atmosphere. The calculator allows specifiers to compare...

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Fluid cell sheet hydroforming press made for low-volume, high-mix applications

April 3, 2015

Beckwood offers the Triform model 2496-5BD fluid cell sheet hydroforming press for forming a variety of part sizes in low-volume, high-mix environments. It offers a maximum of 5,000 PSI of evenly distributed forming pressure. The press comes with a single bed shuttle or dual shuttles with front and...

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