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Hopper disposes waste waterjet garnet - TheFabricator.com

Hopper disposes waste waterjet garnet

June 10, 2013

Barton Intl. has introduced the BART® Tip Hopper. Designed to be placed next to a waterjet cutting table, the self-dumping hopper serves as a disposal vessel for waste garnet abrasive. During abrasive removal, overflow water is returned to the waterjet table. The 0.75-cu.-yd. hopper...

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Modular chip processing systems require minimal floor space - TheFabricator.com

Modular chip processing systems require minimal floor space

June 6, 2013

Prab Inc. offers modular chip processing systems for processing scrap while taking up minimal floor space. Modules can be added to the maneuverable systems to expand chip-handling capacity. The systems typically include material handling conveyors, a preprocessing crusher and/or shredder as...

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High-pressure options available for large hose reels - TheFabricator.com

High-pressure options available for large hose reels

June 4, 2013

Coxreels® has introduced the large-capacity 1185 series high-pressure hose reels. The existing 1185 series reels, featuring 1.5-in.-ID models, now are available with an upgraded swivel to strengthen the reel capacity to 3,000 PSI. Models with a "BUXX" suffix have an external fluid path with...

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Cost estimating software updated with new features

June 4, 2013

MTI Systems Inc. has released Costimator® version 12 software for estimating and quoting parts. The updated material wizard allows users to account for material drop (scrap), minimum lot charges, and surcharges. New cost models include painting, routing, cycle time complete, waterjet, laser,...

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Separation conveyor produces high magnetic fields - TheFabricator.com

Separation conveyor produces high magnetic fields

May 29, 2013

Bunting® Magnetics Co. has introduced a new line of high-intensity separation conveyors. They provide high magnetic fields to remove lightly magnetic tramp metal fines. High-intensity magnetic fields also separate work-hardened 300 series stainless steel from the product stream, increasing...

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Order control software includes remote ordering system

May 29, 2013

Jetcam Intl. s.a.r.l. has released version 1.04 of its Jetcam Orders Controller (JOC) Premium II. Its features are designed for profiling and punching users, making it suitable for use with existing Expert CAD/CAM systems. The software's core functionality is a remote ordering system, allowing...

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Ultrasonic cleaning system handles up to 1,800 parts/hr. - TheFabricator.com

Ultrasonic cleaning system handles up to 1,800 parts/hr.

May 23, 2013

Cleaning Technologies Group LLC has introduced the Blackstone-NEY CleanVeyor ultrasonic parts cleaning system. Combining spray, immersion, and ultrasonic cleaning technologies, the system has been shown to achieve Six Sigma consistency in a number of applications requiring high production...

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Zero-drip nozzle helps eliminate lubrication waste - TheFabricator.com

Zero-drip nozzle helps eliminate lubrication waste

May 21, 2013

Industrial Innovations has announced the availability of its Z-nozzle. The nozzle, which is 99.5 percent drip-free, has a magnetic base that secures the nozzle tightly to its mount, yet it can be moved and repositioned as needed for various applications. Designed to work with the Spra-Rite...

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Assembly system uses no templates

May 21, 2013

Virtek Vision Intl. offers the Iris™ Spatial Positioning System (SPS), a precision assembly system that eliminates templates and jigs. The system combines the use of laser projection with 3-D vision technology to create a new precision assembly technique called virtual tooling. It locates...

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Workbench options allow customization - TheFabricator.com

Workbench options allow customization

May 21, 2013

Shure Mfg. Corp.'s ShureShop® workbenches combine heavy-duty steel construction with all-welded, adjustable-height legs for strength and rigidity. They are available in stationary, portable, semiportable, and wall-mounted styles. Two bench depths and three lengths are offered, in painted...

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Online product configurator aids caster design - TheFabricator.com

Online product configurator aids caster design

May 19, 2013

Caster Concepts Inc. has partnered with PARTsolutions to launch an online product configurator, providing CAD models that can be integrated into engineering designs. The company's catalog of more than 20,000 standard, off-the-shelf products has been converted into an online catalog with 2-D...

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Workholding pins available in 10- to 25-mm diameters - TheFabricator.com

Workholding pins available in 10- to 25-mm diameters

May 19, 2013

J.W. Winco Inc. offers series GN 6322 workholding pins in metric sizes. The RoHS-compliant pins are inserted into bores for positioning, with the ball-type shoulder facilitating the insertion into the bore. The tempered, hardened-steel pins are available in diameters from 10 to 25 mm. Type B is...

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Calculator measures baseline band sawing performance - TheFabricator.com

Calculator measures baseline band sawing performance

May 14, 2013

Simonds Intl. has introduced SnapShot™ to its Cutting Intelligence™ line of analysis tools. The band sawing calculator is a data-driven Microsoft® Excel® tool that identifies and measures the impact of improved productivity and performance on day-to-day band sawing operations...

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Valves, fittings offer control in demanding environments - TheFabricator.com

Valves, fittings offer control in demanding environments

May 14, 2013

To service surface and subsea installation, process instrumentation and controls, chemical injection, and testing equipment applications, Swagelok Co. has expanded its medium- and high-pressure product line with the addition of IPT series products. The series includes precision valves,...

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Blast machine made for heavy-duty operations - TheFabricator.com

Blast machine made for heavy-duty operations

May 14, 2013

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has released the model 1200 tumble belt blast machine. The 12-cu.-ft. machine incorporates changes to the loader and discharge belt options that help make it durable for heavy-duty operations. An integrated media lift system and no auger gives the unit a small...

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