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Forklift intended for towing heavy, extremely large loads in rough terrain

January 13, 2009

Sellick Equipment Ltd. has introduced the STT80 tow forklift, designed for towing heavy or extremely large loads in rough terrain.Available in both two- and four-wheel drive, the forklift has a lift...

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Rust preventive extends water-based metalworking fluid life

January 13, 2009

Rustlick from ITW Rocol offers a long-term rust preventive that helps extend the life of water-based metalworking fluids by reinforcing their original rust preventives.Over time cutting fluids lose...

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Two-post direct lifters feature metric air cylinders

January 13, 2009

DADCO offers two-post direct lifters that feature the company's HP series metric air cylinders. The cylinders include adjustable cushion control, a built-in lubrication system, and position-sensing...

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Side-grip vacuum lifter introduced

January 13, 2009

A below-the-hook vacuum lifter with side-grip suction pads for handling appliances, fabrications, and products that cannot be picked up from the top has been introduced by Anver Corp.The VPF-57...

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Cell-based rotary blast machine adaptable for deburring, cosmetic finishing, technical surface preparation

January 13, 2009

Guyson Corp. has expanded its lineup of automated blasting systems with small-footprint models designed to meet the requirements of cell-based production. The RSSA-6/SF rotary blast machine is...

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Micropercussion marking machine marks up to 10 characters per second

January 13, 2009

The Technifor XF510Cp micropercussion marking machine can mark up to 10 characters per second. The compact unit has multiple communication interfaces for simplified integration. It is suitable for...

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Custom workstation components assemble with hex key

January 13, 2009

Martins Industries has introduced Flexpipe assembly components, which enable companies to create custom workstations, carts, racks, and other devices. The resin-coated steel tubes, steel connectors,...

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Wolf Robotics personnel receive CWI certification

January 13, 2009

Wolf Robotics, Fort Collins, Colo., has announced that several of its employees have passed the qualifications and testing required to be considered official AWS certified welding inspectors.Scott...

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Precision engineering event to be held in Singapore

January 13, 2009

MTA2009, an exhibition and business forum for the precision engineering and metalworking industries in the region, will be held March 25-28 at the Singapore Expo. This biennial event is expected to be...

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Kleentek hires sales engineer

January 13, 2009

Kleentek, Cincinnati, has appointed Eric Levitt to sales engineer. He is responsible for the sales of the company's line of electrostatic oil conditioning systems in Tennessee, North Carolina, South...

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Accurate Die Design launches new Web site

January 13, 2009

Accurate Die Design Inc. has launched a new interactive Web site and a new logo.The site, at www.accuratediedesign.com, has a photo gallery that shows 3-D models, 2-D drawings, and 3-D renderings. It...

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FMA elects new members, officers

January 13, 2009

Jeffrey Knauf, president of Medalist Laserfab, Inc., of Oshkosh, Wis., and Dan McLeod, district manager of A. J. Forsyth in Delta, B.C., Canada were elected to the board of directors of the...

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Precision LLC acquires Haz-Safe modular building product line

January 13, 2009

Precision LLC, Austintown, Ohio, has completed the acquisition of the Haz-Safe modular building product line from CID Associates, Sarver, Pa. As a result, Haz-Safe has become a wholly owned subsidiary...

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Gill Industries increases production of steel frames for utility vehicles

January 13, 2009

Gill Industries Inc. has ramped up an automated production line at its Trenton, Ga., facility to supply steel chassis for a new series of utility vehicles by Club Car Inc. that targets the...

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Metal Matters 2009 to include keynote by global economist

January 13, 2009

A keynote address from a leading industry economist, as well as peer- and consultant-facilitated roundtables, will highlight Metal Matters 2009, the fourth annual conference that explores best...

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