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TIMET announces joint venture in China

November 23, 2005

Titanium Metals Corp. (TIMET) has announced the formation of XI'AN BAOTIMET VALINOX TUBES CO. LTD., an equity joint venture company formed to produce welded titanium tubing in the Peoples Republic...

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Ryerson Tull appoints director

November 23, 2005

The Board of Directors of Ryerson Tull Inc. has appointed Dennis J. Keller to the company's board of directors.Keller is chairman of the board of DeVry Inc. and DeVry University Inc. DeVry Inc. is...

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Timken increases specialty steel prices

November 22, 2005

Timken Latrobe Steel, a subsidiary of The Timken Co., has announced a price increase of 3 percent to 8 percent on all remelted aerospace alloys. The price change is effective immediately on all new...

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Commercial Metals Co. acquires rebar fabricator

November 17, 2005

Commercial Metals Co, headquartered in Irving, Texas, has acquired substantially all of the operating assets of Norfolk, Va.-based Hall-Hodges Co., a reinforcing steel fabricator. Hall-Hodges, which ...

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AK Steel announces December surcharges

November 17, 2005

AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $228 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped in December 2005. The company also has advised its electrical...

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EIGERlab manufacturing center to receive funding

November 11, 2005

The EIGERlab advanced manufacturing center in Rockford, Ill., has been granted $300,000. The funding, secured by Congressman Don Manzullo (R-IL), is included in the 2006 Science-State-Justice-Commerce...

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Caterpillar chairman named "Manager of the Year"

November 10, 2005

James W. Owens, chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc., a manufacturer of construction, mining, and utility-type vehicles, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines, was selected this...

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Delphi launches welding company

November 10, 2005

Delphi Technologies Inc. (DTI), a Delphi Corp. subsidiary, has started a new welding company called SpaceForm Inc. to commercialize its deformation resistance welding (DRW) technology within the...

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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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