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Welding machine package contains welding procedure tests, specifications

May 7, 2015

EWM offers the EN 1090 WPQR package with its alpha Q, Phoenix, Picomig, and Taurus Synergic S welding machines. The comprehensive package can be downloaded directly after registering the new machine online at www.ewm-group.com/registration. This package contains welding procedure tests and...

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Crane brakes made for frequent start/stop cycles on cranes, conveyors

May 6, 2015

The MagnaShear™ motor brake from Force Control Industries employs oil shear technology to provide long service life in demanding crane applications, especially those with frequent start/stop cycles, the company reports. Oil shear technology transmits torque between lubricated surfaces,...

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Container organizes job site items

May 6, 2015

Milwaukee Tool has introduced the Jobsite Organizer. It offers eight small and two large removable bins that can be mounted on common job site materials using the integrated screw slots. A seal around the perimeter of each bin prevents small items from migrating from one bin to another, and the...

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System connects baseball hat to welding helmet

May 1, 2015

ArcOne® offers CapGear™ to allow wearers to add comfort while showing off their favorite team. With the patent-pending rack-and-pinion system, forward and back adjustments are simplified. The wearer can change between a welding helmet and grinding visor by just sliding one out and the other...

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Control monitors coolant concentration levels in recycling system

May 1, 2015

Prab Inc. has introduced a new feature for monitoring and controlling coolant concentration in its Guardian™ coolant recycling system. The AC3 (automatic coolant concentration control) continually monitors coolant concentration levels and adjusts automatically to maintain programmed ratios...

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Filter cleaning technology eliminates leaks across filter gaskets

April 30, 2015

Imperial Systems Inc. has introduced Even-Lock Technology. This filter cleaning technology helps ensure even gasket compression on all cartridge filters in a CMAXX industrial dust collector and eliminates leaks across the filter gaskets. The technology employs individual cams at each filter,...

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Mist collector offers 99 percent filtration efficiency in double pass

April 28, 2015

Clarcor Industrial Air has introduced a UAS® Smog-Hog® MSH-11 compact, machine-mount mist collector. It delivers greater than 90 percent high-filtration efficiency at 0.3 µm with single pass and 99 percent for double pass. Low airflow resistance results in low motor energy consumption. The...

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Pneumatic-tire, heavy-duty lift trucks available with Tier 4 diesel engine

April 23, 2015

UniCarriers Americas Corp. has announced that its G04 series 8,000- to 11,000-lb.-capacity, pneumatic-tire lift trucks now are available with a GCT ZD30 Tier 4 diesel engine. The engine delivers an approximate 10 percent increase in fuel efficiency compared to the previous engine design and...

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Stainless steel toggle clamps built for corrosive environments

April 23, 2015

Clamp-Rite offers stainless steel manual toggle clamps that resist corrosion and heat. Thirteen models are available in hold-down, latch, and push/pull configurations. Holding capacities vary from 125 to 2,000 lbs. All of the clamps’ metal parts, including the rivets, are constructed of...

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Powered air system blows fresh, filtered air over wearer’s face

April 22, 2015

ArcOne® has introduced the AirPlus® powered air system. The motorized, battery-operated respiratory system blows a constant supply of fresh, filtered air over the user’s face. The protective pressure inside the respirator protects the wearer from harmful gases, vapors, and particulates....

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Web service enables job information sharing between ERP/MES and shop floor software

April 21, 2015

Wintriss Controls Group has introduced a new data-sharing capability for its ShopFloorConnect® OEE and downtime tracking software. The new application program interface (API) is a SOAP 1.2-based web service that automates job queue management and data transfer between the scheduling functions of...

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Fume extraction replacement filters feature twice the filter media as previous models

April 20, 2015

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced new replacement filters for its FILTAIR® 130 portable fume extractor. The FILTEK™ XL filters provide double the life cycle compared to previous filter styles for half the cost, while maintaining the same weld fume capture efficiency, according to the...

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Extraction/filtration systems remove dust, laser fumes, welding smoke

April 17, 2015

Ult AG offers the ULT 1500 and ULT 2500 extraction and filtration systems for removing hazardous substances in dust, laser fume, and welding smoke. Both systems use conic filter cartridges to help enable increased performance and improved cleanability. Dust deposits are collected directly in an...

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Industrial vacuum removes blasting media

April 16, 2015

Ruwac USA offers the WS2320-HD, a heavy-duty, intermittent-duty vacuum that features 11 inHg of negative vacuum pressure. Suitable for working with blast media such as glass bead and steel shot, the vacuum provides high-power suction, powerful filtration, and a foot-actuated dustpan disposal...

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Stretch-wrap systems offered in several configurations

April 15, 2015

Liberty Technologies, a Millwood Inc. company, has introduced a line of branded stretch wrappers. They are available in standard, modified standard, and custom-engineered configurations. Five series of products are available: series 500 semiautomatic turntables, series 600 semiautomatic...

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