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AK Steel announces September surcharges

August 15, 2005

AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $157 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped in September 2005. The company also has advised its electrical...

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Metal spinner takes on OSHA

August 9, 2005

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On May 10 Jerrold Dodd was not spinning a yarn about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The general manager and chief operating officer of a spinning company warned a congressional subcommittee about OSHA's aggressive action against his small company.

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Introduction to advanced high-strength steels - Part I

August 9, 2005

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Advanced high-strength steels (AHSS) offer enhanced formability. This article discusses the properties and performance of various grades.

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Nonionic emulsifier is environmentally friendly

August 9, 2005

Degussa has introduced TAGAT® V20, an environmentally friendly, vegetable-based, nonionic emulsifier for metalworking that requires no hazard warning labels and does not irritate the...

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Key modules enhance machine access safety

August 9, 2005

Fortress Interlocks offers access key and safety key modules for its AmGard modular safety gate switches. The safety key module enables an operator to retain the machine activation key while entering...

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Silicon purge dams reduce weld joint purging time

August 9, 2005

Orbimatic (UK) Ltd. now offers JA welding purging equipment, including silicon dam purging systems for localizing purging volume inside tube and pipe. The systems are designed to reduce both the gas...

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Safeguarding system designed for hydraulic press brakes

August 9, 2005

The LazerSafe LZS-003 Safeguarding System from Scientific Technologies Inc. (STI) has been developed exclusively for hydraulic press brakes.The system uses a flat laser light band that continuously...

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Clamping system compatible with most press brakes

August 9, 2005

Wila USA's new line of high-precision lower die holders and crowning systems with hardened hydraulic clamping pins are suitable for use on almost any brand and size press brake, the company says.A...

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Air plasma cutting system uses 100 amps

August 9, 2005

Thermal Dynamics® has introduced the 100-amp CUTMASTER™ 151 automated air plasma cutting system.The system comprises the SL100 1Torch™ plasma torch, advanced torch connector...

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Self-locking nuts install close to edge in thin sheets

August 9, 2005

PEM® self-locking nuts from PennEngineering® enable permanent installation close to edges in metal sheets as thin as 0.036 in. (0.91 mm).Available in thread sizes #4-40 and M3, the steel...

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Oxyfuel torch features automated height sensing, ignition

August 9, 2005

The ALFA oxyfuel torch from MG Systems and Welding has completely integrated height sensing and internal auto-ignition, eliminating external parts that can become coated in slag or become damaged by...

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Tool calibration system verifies, restores punching station alignment

August 9, 2005

The Mate Pilot tool calibration system from Mate Precision Tooling is designed to verify and restore the angular alignment of punching stations of a turret press.The system, consisting of a matched...

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In-line machines measure, inspect tube at line speed

August 9, 2005

Haven Mfg. Corp. has introduced several new models of in-line tube length and ovality inspection machines that accept tubes from any cutoff operation and measure them at line speed.The basic model has...

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Oxyfuel outfit introduced

August 9, 2005

ESAB Welding and Cutting Products has introduced the Jesse James PUROX® MetalMaster oxyfuel outfit as part of its Jesse James Signature Series. James, founder of West Coast Choppers and star of...

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Draw bending machine stacks four different size tools

August 9, 2005

Schwarze-Robitec offers the CNC 220 HD MR stacked-tool rotary draw bending machine, capable of stacking four different large-size tools. This stacking ability limits tool changeover to the collet and...

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