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Evaluating dry film lubricants for automotive applications Part III

November 8, 2005

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In recent studies, dry-film lubricants have been shown to give better lubrication conditions when compared to oil-based liquid lubricants. This factor, as well as savings in the amount of lubricant used, has helped increase the use of dry-film lubricants in the automotive industry for forming of aluminum and high-strength steel stamped parts

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Software add-on creates arc welding trajectories

November 8, 2005

Dassault Systmes offers the Delmia arc welding add-on for the V5 robotic system that allows for offline creation of arc welding trajectories and tasks in a 3-D environment.The add-on integrates with...

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Software facilitates piping layouts

November 8, 2005

Victaulic has released the Vic 3D piping software designed for AutoCAD® drawings for carbon steel, copper, ductile iron, HDPE, and stainless steel piping layouts.The software provides users with...

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Light curtain system designed for type 2 applications

November 8, 2005

Banner Engineering Corp. offers its EZ-SCREEN® type 2 light screen system for lower-risk type 2 applications—those which will not cause serious bodily harm.The light screen includes visible...

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Orbital welding power supply enhanced

November 8, 2005

Orbimatic (UK) Ltd. has added the HMS (hardware monitoring system) and AWCC (automatic weld current calibration) to its Orbimat 165CB orbital welding power supply.The HMS allows operators to...

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Air nozzle provides high-velocity airflow

November 8, 2005

Exair has introduced its Micro Air Nozzle™ that provides blowoff with a directed high-volume, high-velocity airflow.The nozzle projects less than 1 in. past the mounting surface, which allows...

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System uniformly lubricates material top and bottom

November 8, 2005

Unist Inc. offers it's uni-Roller® positive-displacement coil stock lubrication system for coating coil and blank stock in metal stamping, fineblanking, roll forming, and metal fabricating.The...

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Pass-through washer has variable-speed conveyor

November 8, 2005

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has introduced the GC72 high-pressure, pass-through washer that incorporates a powered, galvanized, chain-belt conveyor with variable speeds from 3 to 18 FPM.The 12-ga....

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In-die fastener-feeding system installs nuts, studs, standoffs

November 8, 2005

The PEMSERTER® in-die fastener-feeding system from PennEngineering® Fastening Technologies, which consists of die tooling, fastener-feeding, and die-sensing systems, installs self-clinching...

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Tooling available for immediate delivery

November 8, 2005

Mate Precision Tooling has announced that its Ultraform® tools for fabricating special part features are now available for immediate delivery from stock.Included are the Rollerball® tooling...

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Tungsten grinder provides consistent tip geometry

November 8, 2005

Diamond Ground Products offers its DGP-3-V2 grinding system that provides ground arc welding electrodes cut to length with consistent tip geometry for automatic arc welding. An optional vacuum system...

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Magnetic sheet stackers move ferrous parts

November 8, 2005

Bunting Magnetics Co. offers magnetic sheet stackers for moving ferrous parts. The stackers move sheet metal components directly from existing conveyors, punch presses, stamping or blanking...

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Straight-side presses introduced

November 8, 2005

AIDA-America has developed the NST tie-rod straight-side press and the unitized frame straight-side NSU.The NST provides an option to select long or short strokes for transfer or progressive-die...

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Magnetic ground clamp features simple connect, release

November 8, 2005

Western Enterprises' new MagSwitch magnetic ground clamp incorporates a simple connect and release on/off knob that let the user turn the magnet off and clean away debris.The unit is designed from...

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Cabinets store most compressed air, gas cylinders and tanks

November 8, 2005

The Hodge Division of The Durham Mfg. Co. offers a revamped line of gas cylinder storage cabinets. The new line consists of five models of cabinets for the storage of most types of compressed air or...

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