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Mobile worktable designed for demanding work environments - TheFabricator.com

Mobile worktable designed for demanding work environments

June 17, 2013

Ohio Laser's new XL mobile worktable features all-welded steel construction that is suitable for heavy-duty industrial and manufacturing work environments. With a 5,000-lb. distributed weight capacity, the table is designed for moving supplies, equipment, and assemblies between workstations or...

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Door comes with replaceable panels in vinyl, mesh, clear PVC - TheFabricator.com

Door comes with replaceable panels in vinyl, mesh, clear PVC

June 13, 2013

Goff's Enterprises Inc. has added the Spring Assist Door to its G2 Lite line. The door features an internal custom torsion spring and an interior chain-pull, quick-release feature to help simplify opening. The centrifugal latching mechanism allows the door to be stopped at any position and...

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Air cleaner comes with multiple lift-off attachments - TheFabricator.com

Air cleaner comes with multiple lift-off attachments

June 12, 2013

The TM 1000 TaskMaster portable shop and plant air cleaning unit is available from Micro Air® Clean Air Systems. Suitable for maintenance and source-capture applications, it can be rolled where it is needed and plugged into any 120-V, single-phase outlet. Attachments, which are secured with...

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Unit helps make abrasive recycling possible for any size waterjet company - TheFabricator.com

Unit helps make abrasive recycling possible for any size waterjet company

June 10, 2013

WARDJet Inc. has announced design changes to its Ward Pro system that make abrasive recycling possible for waterjet companies of all sizes. The unit takes sludge abrasive from the tank in a controlled manner, separates the reusable abrasive, and dries it. The dry abrasive is transported...

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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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