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GMAW/FCAW control system allows point-of-use voltage control more than 100 ft. from power source - TheFabricator.com

GMAW/FCAW control system allows point-of-use voltage control more than 100 ft. from power source

October 25, 2010

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced the XMT® Weld Cable Control (WCC) system, which comprises an XMT 350 or XMT 456 multiprocess welding inverter, a voltage-sensing SuitCase® X-TREME™ WCC wire feeder, and a WCC. The GMAW/FCAW system allows welders working more than 100 ft....

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Reduced-noise vibratory tub measures 95 in. long, 35 in. wide, and 33 in. deep - TheFabricator.com

Reduced-noise vibratory tub measures 95 in. long, 35 in. wide, and 33 in. deep

October 25, 2010

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has released the 54S vibratory tub. This 54-cu.-ft. shaker offers a tub measuring 95 in. long by 35 in. wide by 33 in. deep. The tub is lined with a urethane body liner and manganese end liners. The 1-in. acoustic foam insulated cabinet, along with the internally...

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Lincoln Electric earns Market Share Leadership Award - TheFabricator.com

Lincoln Electric earns Market Share Leadership Award

October 25, 2010

Lincoln Electric, Cleveland, has been honored with the Market Share Leadership Award for best practices in the world pipeline industry related to welding equipment and consumables. The award, based on global research by analysts and consultants and outlined in Frost and Sullivan’s "CEO...

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ARKU opens newest leveling center in Cincinnati - TheFabricator.com

ARKU opens newest leveling center in Cincinnati

October 25, 2010

ARKU, Baden-Baden, Germany, recently opened its newest leveling center in Cincinnati with an Oktoberfest-themed celebration. The company has installed three FlatMaster® and two EcoMaster® precision levelers at the center. The machines can level sheet metal parts with thicknesses from...

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Slitting tooling system expanded

October 25, 2010

Mate Precision Tooling offers an expanded LongLife™ slitting tool system. The system, which combines premium tool steel punch and die inserts with punch and die holders, now includes inserts in lengths from Size 56, 0.787 to 2.205 in., and Size 76, 2.206 to 3.000 in. Widths are available up to...

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Gas pressure regulators introduced

October 25, 2010

WITT-Gasetechnik has introduced two new dome pressure regulators for a variety of applications and technical gases. Models 747LE and 757LE offer a pipe diameter of up to 2 in. and an increased maximum flow rate over a variety of pressures. They are suitable for users who need constant gas pressure...

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Ultrathin cutoff wheels cover Type 01 straight, Type 27 depressed-center 4 to 6 in. wheels - TheFabricator.com

Ultrathin cutoff wheels cover Type 01 straight, Type 27 depressed-center 4 to 6 in. wheels

October 25, 2010

Saint-Gobain Abrasives Inc. has expanded the Norton RightCut™ line of cutoff wheels for right-angle grinders with new, 0.040-in.-thick wheels. The Norzon Plus RightCut is offered in the Best tier. It is made with the combination of Norton SG® seeded-gel ceramic alumina and Norzon...

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SSAB to establish R&D facility in China

October 25, 2010

SSAB, Stockholm, Sweden, will build a research and development facility in Kunshan, China, as part of a strategy to establish a strong footprint in Asia. The center will focus on workshop expertise and application development of high-strength steels. Chinese customers will receive training on how...

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Chicago Slitter to distribute IRON Spa coil processing machinery

October 25, 2010

Chicago Slitter, Itasca, Ill., has formed a joint-venture partnership with IRON Spa of Mareno di Piave, Italy, to provide cut-to-length lines, press feed equipment, punching/bending production lines, and a patented coil-fed laser processing system to metal fabricating customers throughout North...

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SigmaTEK aims seminar at manufacturers using cutting, punching machines

October 25, 2010

Manufacturing software provider SigmaTEK Systems, Cincinnati, hosted its first SigmaTEK Academy seminar series Oct. 5-8. The educational series, targeted toward manufacturers using plasma, laser, punch, and waterjet cutting machines, was intended to help fabricators improve their productivity using...

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ILSCO Extrusions to restart Greenville, Pa., plant, add new jobs

October 25, 2010

ILSCO Extrusions is in the process of restarting operations at the former Signature Aluminum plant in Greenville, Pa. The former Signature Aluminum plant had been closed since April 2009. At least 52 jobs will be created at the plant within three years. ILSCO invested nearly $5 million to buy the...

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Timken to increase prices on special bar quality products

October 25, 2010

The Timken Co. has announced it is increasing base prices on all special bar quality (SBQ) products by $30 per ton. These price increases are effective with shipments beginning on Dec. 1, 2010, and apply only to non-contract pricing. Raw material surcharges will remain in effect....

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best time for a business turnaround? Now. - TheFabricator.com

The best time for a business turnaround? Now.

October 22, 2010 | By Mark West

If your company is bleeding cash, there's no time like the present to start a turnaround effort. The sooner you start, the better, and know that the company's future is at stake.

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ITT combines Burny, KALIBURN brands under one roof

October 21, 2010

ITT Corp., through its wholly-owned subsidiary Cleveland Motion Controls, Inc. has announced that it is combining its Burny and KALIBURN product manufacturing and engineering under one roof in Ladson, S.C. Burny products have been manufactured in Cleveland, Ohio, for more than 35 years. In 2008,...

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Tube bender

All-electric, multisense tube benders enhance design freedom for OEMs, add flexibility for job shops

October 21, 2010 | By Jim Rutt

Challenged with shorter product life cycles and increased global competition, OEMs and job shops are looking for more flexible design and production equipment. All-electric, multisense tube benders are designed to meet their needs.

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