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Air plasma system made for hand and automated cutting, gouging - TheFabricator.com

Air plasma system made for hand and automated cutting, gouging

August 29, 2012

Hypertherm offers the new Powermax105®, a 105-amp air plasma system for hand and automated cutting and gouging designed to cut 1.25-in.-thick metal and sever metal up to 2 in. thick. Based on the same technology platform as the Powermax65 and Powermax85, the new system is the culmination of...

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Ferrite content measurement device identifies weld cracking susceptibility - TheFabricator.com

Ferrite content measurement device identifies weld cracking susceptibility

August 29, 2012

The FERITSCOPE® FMP30 hand-held ferrite content measurement device from Fischer Technology determines if the ferrite content in a weld can withstand mechanical stresses at high temperatures. It identifies if the weld is susceptible to cracking under tension or vibration by taking a quick...

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Custom welding helmet features koi fish, dragon artwork

August 28, 2012

Matheson has announced the second in its series of Select® Limited Edition custom welding helmets. Designed by Freddy Sicoli of Killer Kreations in Philadelphia, the helmet design art was originally done by airbrush. The design features a dragon on one side and a koi fish on the other. The...

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Hole cutter kits available in metric, fractional sizes - TheFabricator.com

Hole cutter kits available in metric, fractional sizes

August 28, 2012

Hougen Mfg. has introduced two new RotaCut™ sheet metal hole cutter master kits. The cutters are designed for use in metal fabrication, maintenance and electrical applications, spot weld removal, plug holes for welding, and production environments. Each kit is an all-in-one set containing...

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App provides fastener installation dimensions

August 28, 2012

PennEngineering® has launched the new PEMspec™ app for the iPhone® and iPad®. It is available for free download in the iTunes® app store. The app is designed to enable users to access critical installation dimensions for a selected PEM® fastener from the company's line of self-clinching,...

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Horizontal machining center made for large parts

August 28, 2012

Okuma America Corp. has introduced the MU-10000H five-axis, high-speed horizontal machining center designed for challenging applications in aerospace machining, heavy equipment, and other large parts. The high-torque machine can run from a cold start because it resists thermal deformation,...

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Angle grinder/sander accepts 7-, 9-in. wheels - TheFabricator.com

Angle grinder/sander accepts 7-, 9-in. wheels

August 27, 2012

Chicago Pneumatic offers the new CP3850 series industrial angle grinder/sander. The 2.8-HP unit weighs less than 6 lbs. and accepts both 7- and 9-in. wheels. Features include a vibration-damping, multiposition side handle; autobalancer; double-action safety lever; and integrated silencer. The...

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Weld cleaning brushes designed to simplify mounting position changes - TheFabricator.com

Weld cleaning brushes designed to simplify mounting position changes

August 27, 2012

Weiler's DUALLY™ stringer-bead weld cleaning wheels feature a dual-hex nut to help simplify the process of switching mounting position. The company manufactures a variety of these brushes for use in demanding interpass weld cleaning applications. From root pass to cap pass, the brush...

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Self-sharpening ceramics reach tight workspaces - TheFabricator.com

Self-sharpening ceramics reach tight workspaces

August 27, 2012

Siabite 2511 file belts from sia Abrasives Inc. USA contain self-sharpening ceramic grits for heavy-duty metal work. They use the same technology found in the company's existing siabite fiber discs but allow the user to concentrate the full sanding force into tighter workspaces, The ceramic...

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Software facilitates inspection, part verification - TheFabricator.com

Software facilitates inspection, part verification

August 27, 2012

Verisurf Software Inc. has released Verisurf version 6 software. The new Windows® 7, 64-bit release includes features for in-process inspection, portable inspection, tool building, CATIA® interoperability, and 3-D scanning and reverse engineering. The software is used with 3-D scanners...

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Vacuum heat-treating services include small, large parts - TheFabricator.com

Vacuum heat-treating services include small, large parts

August 23, 2012

Solar Atmospheres of California provides vacuum heat-treating, brazing, and carburizing services to more than 18 metalworking industries, including aerospace, medical, and power generation. Small or large parts are processed in vacuum furnaces from lab furnace size to 24 ft. long. The company...

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Die sets, tooling components to be exhibited - TheFabricator.com

Die sets, tooling components to be exhibited

August 23, 2012

Anchor Danly will showcase die sets and tooling components manufactured for the metalworking and plastics injection mold industries at FABTECH 2012. New to the display is the Cage Stopper end cap, for use when the cage travel required is greater than that provided by traditional ball-bearing...

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Tube recut machine achieves up to 3,000 cycles/hr. - TheFabricator.com

Tube recut machine achieves up to 3,000 cycles/hr.

August 22, 2012

Haven Mfg. offers the model #873 servo tube recut machine for cutting round, square, and rectangular tubing to a variety of precise lengths automatically. Material to be cut is fed through an integrated servomotor-controlled linear slide, allowing the operator to preprogram the machine to cut...

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Flexible industrial vacuum hose resists chemicals - TheFabricator.com

Flexible industrial vacuum hose resists chemicals

August 22, 2012

Flexaust® MG-series all-purpose industrial vacuum hose is available in two materials for a variety of fluid handling, ventilation, and material handling or evacuation applications. The flexible, lightweight, chemical-resistant hose is available in PVC and polyurethane versions or blended...

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Abrasive wheels remove braze to leave paintable finish - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive wheels remove braze to leave paintable finish

August 21, 2012

Rex-Cut® offers Type 1 abrasive wheels for mechanically removing braze, flux, and residual oxides from large assemblies while leaving a paintable finish. They feature multiple layers of nonwoven cotton fiber with aluminum oxide or silicon carbide abrasives that are laminated, pressed, and...

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