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Load lifter bail adjusts to correct center of gravity for balanced handling of different-sized loads

September 16, 2008

Caldwell's adjustable load lifter has a lifting bail that adjusts to the correct center of gravity for balanced handling of different-sized loads. The throat opening adjusts for different load heights...

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Nesting software enhanced

September 16, 2008

MTC Software has updated and enhanced its drill, tap, and spindle operation support for ProNest, the company's nesting software for sheet and plate processing.The specialized plug-in was developed...

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Real-time monitoring network available for press users

September 16, 2008

Greenerd Press & Machine Co. Inc. offers its pressport private online network for users of the company's presses that allows them to obtain real-time status of their press operations.Users log in and...

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Stainless steel pump designed for high-flow circulation systems requiring moderate pressure

September 16, 2008

Binks offers the stainless steel EXEL™ pump, which is designed for high-flow circulation systems requiring moderate pressure.The pump works with water- and solvent-borne fluids, catalyzed...

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Lightweight hearing protection rated at 31 decibels

September 16, 2008

SensGard® SG31 combines a noise-reduction rating of 31 decibels with a lightweight design. The hearing protection is suitable for use in extreme-noise environments, including manufacturing plants,...

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Laser optics packaging eliminates need for wrapping paper, plastic bag

August 12, 2008

The CO2 Optics Group of Ophir Optronics Ltd. has introduced EZ-Pack packaging for industrial laser optics.The packaging is composed of polyethylene terephthalate, a recyclable plastic widely used in...

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Magnets lift, move steel sheets without slings, hooks, cables

August 12, 2008

SafeHold® APL series lifting magnets from Eriez® lift and move steel sheets without direct attachment by slings, hooks, or cables.The magnets are designed so that an operator is not required...

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I-beam cantilever rack stores long, heavy, odd-shaped items

August 12, 2008

Steel King's new I-beam cantilever rack stores long, heavy, odd-shaped items such as die racks, piping, conduit, sheet metal, building materials, and spools of cable.It has standard freestanding...

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Pneumatic burst/seam testers inspect medical product packaging

August 12, 2008

AIM Joraco® has introduced a new line of package seam integrity/burst testers for offline, go/no-go inspection of food and medical product packaging. These testers complete the standard line of...

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Mobile welding fume extractors designed for one or two operators

July 15, 2008

ESTA manufactures the SRF-K series of mobile welding fume extraction units.The K-10 mobile unit, designed for a single operator, features intermittent- and continuous-duty operations; welding of all...

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Foot switch features simplified use, extended service life

July 15, 2008

The Linemaster GEM is a round, low-profile foot switch with a cast-zinc, chrome-plated housing with an omnidirectional design built to help simplify use and extend service life. The foot switch line...

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Two-way drum pump vacuums 5 gal. in less than 10 seconds

July 15, 2008

Exair's new mini reversible Drum Vac system is capable of vacuuming 5 gal. of liquid in less than 10 seconds, states the manufacturer. The pump empties the drum with the turn of a knob, helping...

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Nozzle cleaning station can be used with any robotic equipment

July 15, 2008

The RCS-1000 robotic nozzle cleaning station from American Weldquip is designed for spatter removal and nozzle cleaning in robotic applications. Integrated features allow operators to use the system...

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Motorized weld curtain can move at 2 m/sec.

July 15, 2008

The Gortite— NT automated weld curtain from A&A Manufacturing features programmable control of acceleration, deceleration, and partial opening and closing. At its fastest speed, the motorized...

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Bulkhead fittings allow safe, quick pipe connections

July 15, 2008

Hayward Flow Control Systems has introduced a line of industrial bulkhead fittings.Designed to allow safe, quick pipe connections to plastic or metal tanks, the BFA series bulkhead fittings come...

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