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Universal laser processing cell ships as complete module

December 11, 2007

The Flex Lase universal laser processing cell from Wayne Trail Technologies includes fiber laser technology, robot-based process articulation, and various fixture and tooling options. Fully automatic...

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Open-table hybrid laser system simplifies operability, maintenance

December 11, 2007

Mitsubishi Laser's HV hybrid laser machines incorporate an open table for operability and simplified maintenance. The simple beam path is highly stable, and a long Z-axis stroke offers an expanded...

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Slitting tool system for TRUMPF-style punch presses introduced

December 11, 2007

Mate Precision Tooling has introduced Mate LongLife™, a slitting tool system for TRUMPF-style punch presses. Fully OEM-compatible, the system combines tool steel punch and die inserts with punch...

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Automatic circular saw cuts aluminum, copper, brass

December 11, 2007

Kaltenbach Inc.'s SKL450NA automatic aluminum saw is designed for straight and miter cutting of aluminum profiles and solids, but also is capable of free-machining copper and brass extrusions and...

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Consumable kit simplifies plasma cutting

December 11, 2007

Hypertherm offers a consumable kit designed to simplify and optimize plasma cutting for owners of Powermax1000®, 1250, and 1650.Consumables for all types of cutting possible with a Powermax are...

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Multipurpose welding machine suitable for GMAW, GTAW, SMAW

December 11, 2007

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has introduced the MultiMaster® 300X, a multipurpose, ready-to-weld package for GMAW, DC GTAW, and SMAW electrode. Designed for use with the company's Dual Shield X...

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Robotic bending system engineered for small-lot job scheduling

December 11, 2007

Amada's Astro II 100NT robotic bending system is designed to allow lights-out operation in large and small shops. Engineered for small-lot job scheduling, the system features an upgraded automatic...

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Counterbalanced lift trucks feature customizable applications, ergonomics

December 11, 2007

Hyster Co.'s Fortis™ line of sit-down, counterbalanced lift trucks features customizable applications and ergonomics, a power-train design, industrial-strength electronics, good cooling, and...

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High-current-density plasma cutting system pierces, production cuts steel up to 2-in. thick

December 11, 2007

High-current-density plasma cutting system pierces, production cuts steel up to 2-in. thickKaliburn says its Spirit400a is the industry's first 400-amp, high-current-density plasma cutting system. The...

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Jet Edge appoints corporate sales manager

December 11, 2007

Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., a manufacturer of ultrahigh-pressure waterjet and abrasivejet systems for precision cutting, coating removal, and surface preparation, has appointed Michael Metzig...

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Wall Colmonoy names quality assurance manager for New Mexico facility

December 11, 2007

Wall Colmonoy (WCC), Madison Heights, Mich., has promoted David Amundson to quality assurance manager for its alloy manufacturing facility in Los Lunas, N.M.A certified electronics technician,...

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NanoSteel appoints vice president of sales, marketing

December 11, 2007

The NanoSteel® Company, Providence, R.I., a producer of nanostructured steel alloys for industrial applications, has added Kenneth M. Byrne as vice president of sales and marketing. Based at the...

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Lean Learning Center announces 2008 class schedule

December 11, 2007

The Lean Learning Center, Novi, Mich., a provider of lean curriculum and consulting, has announced its 2008 class schedule. All courses are taught at the center, which the organization says is the...

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SBRB reports fewer manufacturers preparing for growth in next 12 to 24 months

December 11, 2007

Fewer small manufacturing businesses indicated during the third quarter of 2007 that they are planning for expansion during the next 12 to 24 months, according to the most recent quarterly survey...

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General Sheet Metal Works expands Tomah, Wis., plant

December 11, 2007

General Sheet Metal Works, South Bend, Ind., has increased the size of its Tomah, Wis., plant from 22,500 sq. ft. to 45,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space.The company says the additional capacity...

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