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App for manufacturing business software provides data to all employees

September 20, 2016

Exact has introduced Smart Shop Floor, a cloud-based application for factory operators and workers to retrieve job data, track time and materials, and record job progress within Exact for Manufacturing. The app creates constant, clear communication among all employees, from the back office to the...

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Quick-change cylinder locks offer static holding force up to 50,000 lbs.

September 20, 2016

Tooling Technology LLC has announced the release of Segen quick-change cylinder locks for tool changeover in stamping, welding, robotics, automation, automotive, and machining applications. The high-strength locks offer static holding force ratings up to 50,000 lbs. The company reports it has...

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Air monitoring system controls network of room ventilation systems

September 19, 2016

Kemper has introduced the Kemper Connect concept, based on automatic communication between the AirWatch air monitoring system and room ventilation systems or extraction systems using a decentralized wireless network. The air monitoring system controls room ventilation systems automatically using a...

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Oil mist collector’s packed-bed filters capture tiny oil droplets

September 12, 2016

RoboVent has introduced RoboVent Clarion™, an oil mist collector that clears oil- and particulate-laden air in demanding manufacturing environments. It uses packed-bed filters that capture tiny oil droplets and let them coalesce into larger droplets. When enough liquid accumulates, it drains off...

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Portable vacuum conveys granulated abrasive

September 8, 2016

Marco has introduced the Vacmaster® 23T portable abrasive vacuum. The trailer-mounted unit conveys granulated materials from a work area to a container for recycling or disposal. It is equipped with a Tier 3 or Tier 4 Final diesel engine and blower combination to move up to 23 tons of dry...

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Brochure showcases products for dust, mist, fume collection

August 31, 2016

Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC) has published a core products brochure that showcases the company’s dust, mist, and fume collection equipment for manufacturers. The 16-page brochure includes an overview of the company’s flagship lines of Farr Gold Series® dust collectors and HemiPleat®...

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Mobile product makes customer relationship data available from anywhere

August 30, 2016

Global Shop Solutions has released its new Mobile Customer Relationship Management (CRM) product. The product lets salespeople, customer service reps, and company executives who use the ERP system see customer data from their smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices.Customers can view sales...

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Protective packaging paper withstands sharp metal edges

August 30, 2016

Cortec offers CorShield® VpCI®-146 reinforced paper that provides corrosion protection and tear strength. The Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibiting (VpCI) paper can be used to package ferrous and nonferrous metals and finished goods with pointed, oddly shaped, or sharp edges that would typically...

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Switchover allows user to change cylinder switching ranges in the field

August 19, 2016

CONCOA has introduced a new switchover series designed to provide continuous high-pressure, high-flow delivery of nonoxidizing gases. The 547 series high-pressure automatic switchover provides uninterrupted supply of gas in applications requiring delivery pressures up to 3,500 PSIG and flow...

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Caster helps minimize force to push or pull carts

August 16, 2016

Hamilton Caster has introduced the new, patented Ergo-X2 caster, designed to help reduce the force needed to push or pull carts. The swivel caster design features two precision-machined offsetting ball races in a compact assembly to minimize lockup, which occurs when the cart is brought to rest...

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900-degree-F walk-in oven holds weldments at temperature before welding

August 11, 2016

Grieve’s No. 1037 is a 900-degree-F, high-temperature, walk-in oven that is appropriate for holding weldments at temperature before welding at a customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions measure 108 in. wide by 120 in. long by 115 in. high. 300 KW are installed in INCOLOY®-sheathed tubular...

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Heavy-duty shrinker/stretcher offered

August 10, 2016

Woodward Fab offers the Model WFSS-SD shrinker/stretcher that features a heavy, reinforced cast-iron frame to prevent deflection and make the tool faster. The tool’s working 3-in. throat depth reaches deeper. Designed for use with up to 18-ga. mild steel and 1/16-in. aluminum, the tool is...

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Rolled media vacuum filter system fills central system need

August 10, 2016

Eriez® HydroFlow® has improved and simplified the design of its rolled media vacuum filter system. It eliminates the need for multiple filters, frees up floor space, and offers high performance and reliability, the company says. The central system is designed for continuous service with...

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Job costing software for small to midsized companies introduced

August 9, 2016

Dynamic Systems Inc. has developed CheckMate Job Tracking, a bar code technology job costing software program designed for small to midsized companies that need a way to track labor and materials against jobs. The software allows job data to be broken down into tasks, employees, or departments....

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Forming technology networking increases process reliability

August 8, 2016

Schuler’s Smart Press Shop concept demonstrates how networking in forming technology can increase both process reliability and cost-effectiveness, the company says. In the company’s modern servo press line, about 30 industrial PCs are networked with one another, which helps ensure high...

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