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Burs improve surface finish in aluminum, nonferrous metal applications

February 9, 2017

Pferd Inc. offers the ALU/NF CUT line of carbide burs for use on aluminum, brass, copper, and tin, as well as harder materials such as alloys with a high SiC content, titanium, titanium alloys, and bronze.The burs come in a variety of shapes and dimensions, with shank diameters of 1/8 and 1/4 in....

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70-W LED light mounts on existing beams

February 8, 2017

Larson Electronics has released a 70-W, explosionproof LED light fixture mounted on an adjustable beam clamp to simplify mounting on existing beams. The EPL-LP-70W-LED-HDBC-20-EPP weatherproof fixture comes with an adjustable aluminum mount that makes it suitable for industrial applications,...

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Walter Surface Technologies appoints president/COO

February 8, 2017

Walter Surface Technologies, Pointe-Claire, Que., a supplier to the metal surface treatment industry, has announced the appointment of MarcAndré Aubé as president/COO. Before joining the company, he was president/COO of GardaWorld Protective Services. He holds an MBA and CFA and has experience...

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LSP Technologies awarded SBIR funding to develop modeling tool

February 8, 2017

Dublin, Ohio-based LSP Technologies Inc., a provider of laser peening services, technology, and equipment, has been awarded Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I funding to develop a probabilistic modeling tool that provides high-cycle-fatigue failure rate prediction models relative to...

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AMUG awards scholarships for additive manufacturing conference

February 8, 2017

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG), Milwaukee, has announced the recipients of its scholarships. Dr. Haijun Gong, an assistant professor at Georgia Southern University, has been awarded the Randy Stevens Scholarship. Claire Belson, a chemical engineering student at the University of...

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Capital Machine to hold open house March 7-8

February 8, 2017

Tampa, Fla.-based Capital Machine has announced plans to hold an open house March 7-8 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at its Dallas Technology Center. The facility has been expanded more than 12,000 sq. ft. Fourteen machines will be displayed under power. Attendees can experience live demos and...

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NSF student grant program to support metal powder industry

February 8, 2017

The National Science Foundation (NSF), Princeton, N.J., has approved a grant program to support 40 students from U.S. institutions to attend POWDERMET2017 (International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials) and AMPM2017 (Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy) in Las...

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Dot peen system permanently marks metal parts

February 8, 2017

The ec1 marking system from SIC Marking uses dot peen technology to achieve permanent marking of all industrial components. The column-mounted machine marks at high speed and is suitable for all types of dot peen marking, including texts, logos, 2-D codes, QR codes, and data matrix codes. This...

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Castolin Eutectic Group acquires Furnace Mineral Products Inc.

February 8, 2017

The Castolin Eutectic Group, a division of Messer Eutectic Castolin GmbH Holding with headquarters in Bad Soden, Germany, has announced the acquisition of Furnace Mineral Products (FMP) Inc., Toronto.FMP specializes in the R&D, manufacture, and application of inorganic-hybrid coatings. The company...

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Shaft collar 3-D prototype allows rapid proof-of-concept testing

February 8, 2017

Stafford Mfg. Corp. offers a 3-D prototype development service that lets users create a 3-D printed part from a print within a few hours to test the form, fit, and function for immediate feedback on proof-of-concept testing. The finished machined part—typically shaft collars, couplings, and...

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Casters and wheels withstand high heat

February 7, 2017

Hamilton Caster has introduced casters and wheels engineered to withstand temperatures from 250 to 750 degrees F. The wheels are available in diameters from 3 to 12 in. Load capacities per caster are 260 to 9,000 lbs. The wheel line includes the Ultratherm™, rated at 530 degrees and featuring a...

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Gibraltar Industries sells U.S. bar grating assets

February 7, 2017

Gibraltar Industries Inc., a Buffalo, N.Y.-based manufacturer and distributor of building products, has sold substantially all of its U.S. bar grating assets by its Amico U.S. subsidiary to Fisher & Ludlow, a subsidiary of Nucor Corp. Gibraltar continues to manufacture and distribute expanded...

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UL and Ricoh partner to deliver additive manufacturing education

February 7, 2017

UL, a global safety science organization, and Ricoh USA Inc., a technology and services company, have announced a collaboration through which the two companies will provide training to promote the proper usage and advancement of additive manufacturing (AM) technologies to their customers. The...

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LBMC releases "National Manufacturing Outlook Survey" report

February 7, 2017

LBMC PC, an accounting and business consulting firm based in Nashville, has released the results from the "National Manufacturing Outlook Survey" it conducted in conjunction with 2017 Leading Edge Alliance (LEA Global). The survey gathered the expectations and opinions of more than 250...

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Chicago Tube and Iron names VP of administration

February 7, 2017

Chicago Tube and Iron Co., Romeoville, Ill., has promoted Janeth Villalobos to vice president of administration. She joined the company as director of administration in October 2016. Villalobos has more than 15 years of experience in human resources. She most recently served as human resources...

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