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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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Air filtration system is portable

June 17, 2008

Great Lakes Air Technologies offers the RoboVent PowerPro stand-alone CrossFlow air filtration system. With its small stature and flexible arm, the system can be placed almost anywhere in the work...

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Cost estimating software considers design impact

June 17, 2008

MTI Systems has released Costimator OEM V9.0 cost estimating software. It gives users an expanded set of feature-based cost models for use in the system's feature-based costing methodology.The feature...

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Rollout shelves store dies, fixtures, molds

May 13, 2008

Proper Storage Systems Inc. offers powered, full-extension rollout shelves for storing dies, fixtures, and molds.The shelves have capacities up to 20 tons each. The top of the unit has up to a 50-ton...

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Multipurpose parts bins have removable dividers

March 11, 2008

Multipurpose parts bins from Durham Mfg. have removable vertical dividers that allow users to create compartments with varying widths to accommodate different-sized parts. They also allow users to...

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HEPA after module available for air filtration systems

February 12, 2008

Great Lakes Air Systems offers a HEPA after module for air filtration systems used in plasma and laser cutting applications, as well as in welding applications requiring stringent air quality...

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Tablet computer designed for harsh environments

February 12, 2008

Glacier Computer's Ridgeline Tablet is a portable tablet computer designed for mobile workers in harsh environments. The Windows® XP devices can run any application while withstanding water and...

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Wet/dry industrial vacuums require no filter change-out

February 12, 2008

Nilfisk-Advance America's Nilfisk GWD 120 and Nilfisk GWD 220 wet/dry industrial vacuums allow users to collect both wet and dry materials without having to stop to change out filters.The GWD 120,...

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Run bar for two-hand machine actuation introduced

December 11, 2007

Banner Engineering Corp. has introduced the DUO-TOUCH®l run bar with STB buttons for two-hand machine actuation. The run bar interfaces with DUO-TOUCH SG two-hand control modules, SC22-3 safety...

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Counterbalanced lift trucks feature customizable applications, ergonomics

December 11, 2007

Hyster Co.'s Fortis™ line of sit-down, counterbalanced lift trucks features customizable applications and ergonomics, a power-train design, industrial-strength electronics, good cooling, and...

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Electrode force gauge for robotic resistance welding machines introduced

November 6, 2007

Huntingdon Fusion Techniques Ltd. (HFT) has introduced the KR1000 robot cell resistance welder electrode force gauge, designed to obtain correct weld parameters for standard and critical welds in...

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Resistance welding system enables single operator to weld large workpieces

October 9, 2007

LORS Machinery Inc. has been appointed by Koyo Giken Inc. as an authorized factory direct importer and distributor of Koyo's MYSPOT resistance welding systems.Allowing a single operator to weld large...

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Laser alignment tool operates over 100 ft.

October 9, 2007

Pinpoint Laser Systems® has introduced the 2-D Microgage laser alignment tool for precision measuring, machine alignment, and calibration. Operators can check and align roll and web lines, CNC...

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