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New high-strength alloy concept for large-diameter steel pipes receives award

August 10, 2010

Research into the use of a novel alloying concept that produces steel pipeline with both increased strength and toughness has won a group of scientists in Germany the 2010 Charles Hatchett Award. The...

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Bunting increases college scholarship program

August 10, 2010

Bunting® Magnetics Co., Newton, Kan., has announced the 2010-2011 recipients of the Walter F. Bunting and June A. Bunting Memorial Scholarships. This year 18 scholarships were awarded, up from 12...

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3 Phase Energy Systems, Amada America announce strategic distribution agreement - TheFabricator

3 Phase Energy Systems, Amada America announce strategic distribution agreement

August 10, 2010

3 Phase Energy Systems, a green manufacturing company based in Auburn, Wash., has entered into a distribution agreement with Amada America Inc., Buena Park, Calif., to provide the company with an...

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Vacuum lifter designed to lift heavy pipe from top and prevent surface damage - TheFabricator

Vacuum lifter designed to lift heavy pipe from top and prevent surface damage

August 10, 2010

A new compact, below-the-hook vacuum lifter for pipe handling has been introduced by Anver Corp. The VPFL series can be equipped with a custom pad attachment featuring a rugged foam pad mounted on a...

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TRUMPF appoints new product managers

August 10, 2010

Tracey Ryba has been appointed product manager-lasers and Frank Geyer has been named product manager-laser systems for TRUMPF's Laser Technology Center in Plymouth, Mich. Ryba earned his degree in...

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Environmentally safe gel lubricant for metalworking suitable for horizontal applications - TheFabricator

Environmentally safe gel lubricant for metalworking suitable for horizontal applications

August 10, 2010

Accu-Lube gel paste from ITW ROCOL® North America is an environmentally safe, natural-based lubricant made from renewable resources. It is suitable for horizontal applications because it won't run...

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Waterjet technology helps BP cap Gulf oil leak - TheFabricator

Waterjet technology helps BP cap Gulf oil leak

August 10, 2010

Waterjet technology companies Jet Edge Inc. and Chukar Waterjet Inc., both of St. Michael, Minn., recently played a key role in helping BP stop the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. The companies...

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CNA Foundation donates $15,000 to support youth summer manufacturing camps

August 10, 2010

The CNA Foundation — the philanthropic arm of Chicago-based, global commercial insurer CNA — has contributed $15,000 to Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs (NBT), The Foundation of the Fabricators...

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Joining Technologies expands capabilities in laser, electron beam welding

August 10, 2010

Joining Technologies, East Granby, Conn., has expanded its capabilities in both laser beam welding and electron beam welding to take on more welding projects in the medical device and aerospace...

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Semiautomatic mandrel bender has capacity to 3-in. round tube and multiple profiles - TheFabricator

Semiautomatic mandrel bender has capacity to 3-in. round tube and multiple profiles

August 10, 2010

CML USA offers the Ercolina® TM76 mandrel bender. It has a bending capacity to 3-in. round tube and multiple profiles, capable of bends to CLR as small as 1.5xD. A USB offers unlimited storage of...

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Pipe and tube cutoff machine autofeeder introduced

August 10, 2010

Continental Pipe and Tube Cut-Off Machines has introduced the PDS series programmable autofeeder. The system provides consistent cuts and is simple to set up and program, according to the...

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Laser system cuts thin to thick sheets, cubic components, taps, and chamfers - TheFabricator

Laser system cuts thin to thick sheets, cubic components, taps, and chamfers

August 10, 2010

Mazak Optonics Corp. will introduce the new SuperTurbo-X Mark III RTC 2-D laser cutting system. The machine cuts thin to thick sheets, cubic components, taps, and chamfers to handle a variety of...

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Bending press available in sizes up to 120 tons - TheFabricator

Bending press available in sizes up to 120 tons

August 10, 2010

J&S Machine & Simasv offer the T40 bending press. This 40-ton horizontal-acting machine features interchangeable tooling attachments for applications such as flat bar bending, circle bending,...

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Laystrom Manufacturing Co.

August 9, 2010

Full metal service — laser cutting, stamping, forming, welding, assembly, painting, plating, brass, CRS, HRPO, SS — all in a day's work! Laystrom Manufacturing Co. 3900 W. Palmer St. Chicago, IL 60647 773-342-4800 www.laystrom.com...

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Fedtech Inc.

August 9, 2010

Laser cutting at Fedtech Inc. Photo courtesy of Fedtech. 4763 Mustang Circle Mounds View, MN 55112 763-784-4600 sales@fedtech.com www.fedtech.com By Dave Fox OPENED: 1996 WHY: To offer a unique service that can be used in virtually all...

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