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Compact positioner handles pieces more than 1,100 lbs.

December 19, 2012

Koike Aronson Inc./Ransome offers the LD-600R, a compact tilt/turn positioner that can handle pieces weighing more than 1,100 lbs., 6 in. off the table. It features a standard footswitch and pendant controls, as well as a protractor dial indicator. The compact size and square footprint design allow...

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App designed for ultrasonic flaw detection, XRF inspections - TheFabricator.com

App designed for ultrasonic flaw detection, XRF inspections

December 18, 2012

Olympus NDT has introduced the Industrial Tech Guide app for Android® and iPhone® smartphones. Available for download on Google Play and iTunes, this free mobile application contains two knowledge-based sections designed for technicians performing ultrasonic flaw detection and X-ray...

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Abrasive wheels suited for robotic deburring - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive wheels suited for robotic deburring

December 18, 2012

Rex-Cut® Smooth Touch™ Type 1 deburring wheels are made from cotton fiber, impregnated with abrasives and a proprietary bond, to create a dense yet flexible wheel that constantly reveals fresh abrasives as it works. They are suitable for the robotic deburring and finishing of precision...

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Vacuum lifter handles domes, spheres - TheFabricator.com

Vacuum lifter handles domes, spheres

December 18, 2012

The Anver VFP series vacuum lifter features an interchangeable, custom-made, concave-shaped suction pad with a soft, replaceable, sponge-rubber sealing pad. Designed to let one person handle domes and spheres, this below-the-hook vacuum lifter is powered by compressed air and includes vacuum...

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Mechanical stamping presses introduced - TheFabricator.com

Mechanical stamping presses introduced

December 18, 2012

Nidec Minster Corp. has announced the introduction of the MMC Press line of mechanical stamping presses to markets in North and South America. The machines are manufactured by Ningbo CFG Machinery Co. in Ningbo, China. The line includes single- and two-point gap and unitized-frame straight-side...

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New milling process uses trochoidal machining strategies - TheFabricator.com

New milling process uses trochoidal machining strategies

December 17, 2012

Delcam's PowerMILL software for five-axis machining is being used to program a novel machining method for the creation of "fir-tree" profiles in components for turbo machinery without the need for special broaching equipment. The milling process, which is based on the trochoidal machining...

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Spinner hanger blaster handles smaller parts - TheFabricator.com

Spinner hanger blaster handles smaller parts

December 17, 2012

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has announced the release of the SH 1545, a compact spinner hanger blaster designed for use with smaller parts. This redesigned unit eliminates the need for a lower screw auger. The aggressive air intake allows for application of more than 1,800 CFM. The...

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Reworked order control software requires less than 30 min. training

December 17, 2012

Jetcam has launched a new version of its Jetcam Orders Controller (JOC) software. JOC Lite II has been reworked from the ground up as a user-installable product requiring less than 30 min. of training. The software allows users to create order lists remotely of either components or complex...

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Dust, fume collectors updated with new features

December 17, 2012

Camfil Farr APC has updated its line of Gold Series® cartridge dust and fume collectors with a number of design changes and cosmetic enhancements, as well as an expanded menu of options to help ensure a clean workplace in all types of industrial environments. New features include a reinforced...

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Reflective band stretches to fit protective head gear

December 14, 2012

Lynn Valley Mfg. offers the Orbis® Uni reflective helmet band. The stretchy band sticks to any protective head gear by friction to provide high-visibility fluorescence in the day and intense reflection for low-light conditions. Custom printing is available for identification and promotion. The...

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System provides 360-degree extrusion profile deburring

December 14, 2012

Abtex Corp. has introduced a compact, portable system for deburring saw-cut aluminum extrusion profiles in preparation for scanning measurement. The profile end preparation system is 24 in. wide, 24 in. long, and 48 in. high. The operator clamps the sample part in place and then feeds the part...

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Indexable milling inserts feature 12 cutting edges - TheFabricator.com

Indexable milling inserts feature 12 cutting edges

December 13, 2012

Kennametal has introduced the new Rodeka™ series of inserts for indexable milling. The double-sided inserts feature 12 cutting edges. An antirotation feature helps provide stability for higher feed rates and cutting forces with an insert in the pocket. Three variable topography styles are...

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Drills systems offered

December 13, 2012

Kennametal offers a variety of holemaking products. The GOdrill™ microdrill works with multiple applications and materials. It handles diameters starting at 0.0394 in. The YPC Beyond™ drill, a solid-carbide drill platform, is engineered to deliver long tool life in cast iron, ductile iron,...

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Improvements made to UV laser marking system - TheFabricator.com

Improvements made to UV laser marking system

December 13, 2012

TRUMPF Inc. has introduced the new TruMark 6350 UV laser marking system with improved laser parameters for marking in an increased variety of applications. Average power also has been increased, while beam quality has been maintained to help increase repetition rates. High pulse peak power and...

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Steel feet designed for jig construction - TheFabricator.com

Steel feet designed for jig construction

December 13, 2012

J.W. Winco Inc. offers series DIN 6320 jig feet in metric sizes. The RoHS-compliant feet normally are used in jig construction if neither a self-aligning support nor an axial adjustment is required. They are made of 1.0718 steel rather than quenched and tempered steel as specified in the...

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