Shearing

Shearing, a tried-and-true technology, is still necessary in fabrication shops everywhere. Read up on the machines and blades in this technology area.

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Red Bud hosts coil processing seminar

July 11, 2006

Red Bud, Red Bud, Ill., recently hosted a coil processing seminar that featured information on blanking, multiblanking, leveling, and slitting along with new processes for hot-roll black material. The...

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Acrotech acquires Di-Acro

July 11, 2006

Acrotech Inc., Lake City, Minn., has acquired the Di-Acro product line and moved production back to Lake City, where the line was originally designed and built.The product line includes finger brakes,...

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Wayne Trail Technologies constructs new facility, enters new market segment

July 11, 2006

Wayne Trail Technologies, Fort Loramie, Ohio, has entered a new market segment and is constructing an additional, 30,000-sq.-ft. facility.The company has entered the robotics, welding, and fixturing...

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Strippit promotes two

June 13, 2006

Strippit/LVD, Akron, N.Y., has named Don Grochocki as customer service manager-punch presses and Dan Caprio as product specialist-punching machinery.Grochocki oversees field service efforts,...

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Ironworker has built-in bending station

May 9, 2006

The 50-ton, five-station Geka Bendicrop ironworker from Comeq Inc. features a full structural die block and quick-change tooling. It has a built-in bending station.Bending length is 4 in. with a...

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Strippit appoints laser product specialist

May 9, 2006

Strippit/LVD, Akron, N.Y., has promoted J. Matt Keever to product specialist-lasers.Keever advises and trains customers and sales representatives in the use and application of laser cutting equipment...

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Whitney names regional sales manager

April 11, 2006

Whitney, Rockford, Ill., a division of MegaFab, has appointed Cliff Ankersen as regional sales manager representing the Whitney and Bertsch product lines.Ankersen is responsible for the western U.S.,...

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Daylen Solutions adds to sales staff

April 11, 2006

Daylen Solutions LLC, Indiana, Pa., has added Larry Rarig to its sales force for eastern Pennsylvania and Maryland.Rarig assists customers looking to increase productivity, accuracy, and safety by...

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Heavy-duty nibbler is lightweight

March 7, 2006

The N 700-2 nibbler from TRUMPF Inc. is designed for cutting 0.275-in.-thick steel and 0.106-in.-thick stainless steel. The company says it is the lightest of the heavy-duty nibblers.The streamlined...

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W.A. Whitney schedules open house

March 7, 2006

W.A. Whitney Co., Rockford, Ill., will host an open house at its facility April 19 and 20 to showcase its equipment and new products from all MegaFab divisions.Educational seminars, equipment...

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18-guage shear has 6.8 amps

January 10, 2006

Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp. has introduced the model 6852-20 18-gauge shear with a 6.8-amp, 0- to 2,500-SPM motor for control in straight cutting applications.The shear features an ergonomic tactile...

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Shear is both portable and stationary

December 13, 2005

Metabo Corp. offers the Ku 6872, a 16-ga. shear that functions as a portable or stationary tool. The shear is suitable for burr-free cutting, shearing, and trimming of sheet metal.The unit mounts...

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Ironworker tooling engineered for longer life, improved hole quality

October 11, 2005

Piranha has introduced a new line of ironworker tooling engineered to provide longer life and improved hole quality for both standard and special shapes, the company reports.The tooling is suitable...

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Mid Atlantic Machinery launches new Web site

October 11, 2005

Mid Atlantic Machinery, Harrisburg, Pa., has announced it has launched a new Web site.The site promotes the company's product lines as well as used and stock machinery. It highlights management and...

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Hydraulic shears have 52- to 157-in. shearing lengths

February 8, 2005

Pinnacle Machinery offers fixed-rake, swing-beam hydraulic squaring shears in capacities from 14 ga. to 1-in. mild steel, with shearing lengths from 52 in. to 157 in.The shears come with a two-axis...

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