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AP&T, Cell Impact ink cooperation agreement for high-velocity bending

April 14, 2015

AP&T and Cell Impact AB have signed a long-term cooperation agreement by which Cell Impact’s high-velocity impact units will be integrated with AP&T's bending and forming systems for volume production of heat exchanger and flow plates for the automotive and energy industries. The agreement...

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Mettler Toledo wins Weighing Review award

April 14, 2015

Mettler Toledo, a supplier of precision weighing instruments and services based in Greifensee, Switzerland, has been named “Best Weighing Company” and “Best Laboratory Scale/Balance” in the second annual Weighing Review Reader’s Choice Awards. The online poll included a field of 32...

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Safety device warns when elevated mezzanine platform gates are open

April 14, 2015

Wildeck has introduced the EdgeAlert™ open gate alarm system. It signals an open gate condition with a flashing light and loud alarm to prevent employees from falling from an elevated mezzanine level. The alarm can be installed on new or existing swing gates, slide gates, tilt gates, or...

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Manufacturing Matchmaking event scheduled for May 14 in Bolingbrook, Ill.

April 14, 2015

The Chicago Metro Metal Consortium, in partnership with IMEC, has announced the second date in the series of Manufacturing Matchmaking events for Chicagoland manufacturers to increase sales opportunities for firms in the primary metals, metal fabricating, metalworking, and machinery industries....

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Manufacturing Day adds CNA, Reliance Steel as Bronze Sponsors for 2015

April 14, 2015

CNA Insurance and Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. have pledged their support as Bronze Sponsors for Manufacturing DaySM 2015—CNA for a third year and Reliance for a second year. Scheduled for Oct. 2, 2015, Manufacturing Day is an annual national event, executed at the local level, that supports...

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Flexible pin clamping system produces form fit

April 14, 2015

Euro-Tech Corp. offers the Jaw flexible pin clamping element. Within seconds, it molds a part-specific outline, readying the workpiece for machining and inspection, the company reports. Each pin is locked hydraulically by a separate internal clamping sleeve. Axial movable pins contact the part...

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CNC interface designed for press brakes

April 14, 2015

Bystronic offers the ByVision Bending CNC interface for press brakes. It features a 22-in. touchscreen to help simplify setup and operation. The operator is guided through the programming and manufacturing process. Bending sequences can be modified on-the-fly by the operator, even if the...

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Ask the Expert: Fixing die shortcomings

April 14, 2015

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Q: We have a large stamping tool running in a 300-ton press. A changeover tool makes a left part and a right part, each of which is about 0.1 in. thick and shaped like a peanut. One-half of the part (lengthwise) is coined offset one material thickness in depth in addition to a number of other...

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Perforated stainless steel has holes smaller than overall material thickness

April 14, 2015

Accurate Perforating and Metal Fabricating offers SuperPerfperforated stainless steel with holes smaller than the overall material thickness. The perforations are offered in numerous 60-degree staggered orientation patterns. The product serves as an alternative to punching, waterjet cutting,...

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Great Designs in Steel 2015

May 13, 2015
  • Laurel Manor Conference Center
  • Livonia, MI
  • At the Steel Market Development Institute’s (SMDI) Great Designs in Steel 2015, you’ll learn how the steel industry is exploring alternative options, such as laser and GMAW techniques, that allow steel to be cut efficiently and with new designs, as well as materials that prevent wear and deformation of dies.

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    CSS celebrates 75th anniversary

    April 13, 2015

    Connecticut Spring & Stamping (CSS) marks its 75th anniversary this year. Founded in 1939 as a spring manufacturer, the company now is a provider of precision springs and metal shapes for the medical, aerospace, defense, automotive, consumer, and office products industries. The family-owned and...

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    Schwarze-Robitec establishes U.S. subsidiary in Michigan

    April 13, 2015

    Schwarze-Robitec has opened a subsidiary, Schwarze-Robitec America Inc., in Big Rapids, Mich., offering sales and service for its tube cold bending machines for diameters from 0.125 to 16 in. The firm also offers bending tools and application-specific equipment. The facility provides spare...

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    Replacement of aging pipelines to drive demand for ERW pipes, says report

    April 13, 2015

    The comprehensive global report “Electric Resistance Welded Pipes and Tubes: A Global Strategic Business Report,” released by Global Industry Analysts Inc., San Jose, Calif., projects that the global market for ERW pipes and tubes will reach 76.8 million tons by 2020, driven by the recovery in...

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    Messe Düsseldorf launches portal for metalworking industries

    April 13, 2015

    Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany, has launched the new sector portal Metsearch, offering a comprehensive product and company database for the various metalworking sectors, at www.metsearch.net. The portal, presented in German and English, features sector and company news, background...

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    Truth on the shop floor

    April 13, 2015

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    If truth comes from the shop floor, everyone should hear it.

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