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Portable GTAW machines introduced

March 10, 2017

EWM AG has developed the Tetrix 230 and Tetrix 300 Comfort 2.0 pulse portable GTAW machines. The compact machines, both available in DC and AC/DC versions, can be connected to a cooling unit and transport cart without any tools. The new Comfort 2.0 control is equipped with an additional display and...

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High-visibility garments help workers stay cool

March 9, 2017

Ergodyne has added new products to its GloWear® Hi-Vis apparel line in preparation for summer outdoor work. These new garments provide ANSI-compliant visibility to prevent struck-by accidents and have features to help workers beat the heat.The new products include mesh vests, a T-shirt, a...

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Walk-in oven holds weldments at temperature

March 9, 2017

Grieve has developed No. 1037, a 900-degrees-F walk-in oven currently used for holding weldments at temperature before welding. The oven measures 108 by 120 by 115 in. The INCOLOY® alloy-sheathed tubular elements deliver 300 kW to heat the oven chamber, and a 30,000-CFM, 30-HP recirculating blower...

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Flexible laser removes rust from hard-to-reach surfaces

March 8, 2017

Fonon Corp. has incorporated Flexion™ technology in the Laser Photonics™ CleanTech™ line of laser products used for nonabrasive surface preparation, paint removal, and surface cleaning. This technology allows the laser system to remove rust, paint, anodization, and other surface materials in...

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Cold-work tool steel available

March 8, 2017

Diehl Tool Steel offers Hitachi Metals America’s SLD-i cold-work premium tool steel, suitable for blanking and forming of AHSS. According to the manufacturer, the tool steel is produced using the same heat treatment as D2 but exhibits better wear and toughness when used for forming and trim...

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Scissor shears seal edges of materials

March 7, 2017

Kett Tool Co. offers KD-441 scissor shears. They cut thin, coated metals with a swiping action, sealing the edges of the material to reduce the likelihood of corrosion. The 5-lb. shears feature a 5-amp pistol grip and a 0- to 2,500-RPM, variable-speed electric motor that cuts through cold-rolled...

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Strip/flux combo decreases cladding time on Alloy 625

March 7, 2017

Voestalpine Böhler Welding has introduced a patented strip/flux combination for single-layer cladding of Alloy 625. The UTP Maintenance Soudotape 625/Record EST 625-1 LD cuts down on cladding time and on the use of cladding materials, the company reports. Alloy 625 composition with less than 10...

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Predictive monitoring/analytics system diagnoses pump operating problems

March 6, 2017

The new PumpSense™ sensor-based system from Prophecy Sensorlytics™ provides predictive diagnostics technology to alert pump/blower users to developing problems and prescribe fixes without any need for outside support, expertise, or data analysis. Designed for integration by OEM pump...

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Personalization options added to protective eyewear

March 6, 2017

3M™ Personal Safety Division has introduced the SecureFit™ protective eyewear 600 series. Features include Scotchgard™ antifog coating, an antiscratch coating, photochromic lenses that darken when exposed to UV light outdoors and lighten again indoors, polarized lenses to reduce reflective...

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Pneumatic grinders are compact, lightweight

March 6, 2017

Suhner Abrasive Expert has introduced four new pneumatic grinders. The portable, lightweight tools are designed primarily for machine building, tool- and moldmaking and maintenance, aircraft construction, astronautics, automotive manufacturing, and foundries.The grinders feature an exhaust air duct...

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Gas analyzer measures trace oxygen levels

March 3, 2017

Witt has unveiled the PA 7.0 gas analyzer, which uses an optional zirconium cell for measuring trace oxygen levels in the parts per million range. The accuracy of the measurements is +/- 5 percent relative to the measured value, states the company.All measured values are stored and can be...

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Stability system improves lift truck load balance

March 2, 2017

Stärke Material Handling Group has introduced a continuous stability system as a standard feature in its LiftMaxx line of industrial lift equipment. This system improves load balance and counteracts the destabilizing influences of uneven surfaces, small debris, and lateral momentum to help reduce...

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Siphon-fed spray nozzle coats, cools, treats, and paints

March 2, 2017

Exair’s new 1/2 NPT siphon-fed atomizing spray nozzle atomizes a variety of fluids in a round spray pattern where no liquid pressure is available and heavy application of liquid is needed. This corrosion-resistant, type 303SS nozzle draws liquid into the airstream and mixes it internally while...

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X-ray system inspects welds in pipeline segments

March 1, 2017

VisiConsult X-ray Systems & Solutions GmbH has developed a new system for pipeline weld inspection that incorporates new, high-tech materials for digital flat panels. Instead of using a massive steel boom, it employs a carbon fiber tube that weighs less than 220 lbs. and uses a cooling system on...

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Robot arm made for automated welding of large parts

March 1, 2017

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has announced the availability of a new 3.3-m robot arm for joint access on large parts and weldments in automated welding applications. The new robot arm can be paired with Miller Auto-Continuum™ and Tawers robotic GTAW systems.According to the company, the arm improves...

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