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AK Steel announces February surcharges

January 14, 2005

AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $196 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped February 2005, a decrease of $9 from January's surcharge of...

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Nucor announces joint venture with Ambassador Steel

January 12, 2005

Nucor Corp. has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Ambassador Steel Corp. to form Nufab Rebar LLC, a rebar fabrication joint venture that will grow through both greenfield projects...

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U.S. machine-tool sales highest in four years

January 12, 2005

According to the American Machine Tool Distributors' Association (AMTDA) and the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT), U.S. machine tool sales in 2004 are the highest in four years, and...

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Nonhazardous lubricants suitable for variety of stamping operations

January 11, 2005

Pro-Chem-Co's Pro-Form line of weldable, heat-treatable, nonhazardous lubricants are suitable for a variety of stamping operations.Pro-Form 871 is intended for light- to medium-duty progressive-die...

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Abrasive nylon brushes deburr, finish in one setup

January 11, 2005

Weiler Corp. offers the Nylox® line of abrasive nylon brushes designed to deburr and finish in one setup.Abrasive grain-impregnated nylon filaments act like flexible files, deburring and edge...

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Tungsten electrodes available for GTAW, PAW

January 11, 2005

Process Welding Systems offers tungsten electrodes for GTAW and PAW.Available in thoriated, ceriated, and lanthanated types, the electrodes are 7 in. long and from 0.020in. to 1/8 in. in diameter.

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End facing machines finish 3 -m to 114.3-mm-OD tubes

January 11, 2005

Orbimatic GmbH now offers tube end facing machines. The RPG 1.5 can be used for tubes 3 mm to 38.1 mm OD, and the RPG for tubes 25.4 mm to 114.3 mm OD.The ergonomically designed machines use collet...

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Multiprocess power source offers constant voltage, current

January 11, 2005

Miller Electric Mfg. Co.'s XMT® 350 VS inverter offers both constant voltage and current.The inverter has all of the features of the XMT 350 CC/CV multiprocess inverter, except for its remote...

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Machine cuts tube up to 7 mm thick

January 11, 2005

Orbimatic GmbH has added the RA41 tube cutting machine to its product line. The machine cuts tubes from 20 mm to 120 mm OD with wall thicknesses up to 7 mm.The machine has a heavy-duty variable-speed...

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Safety light curtains now available with 14-mm resolution

January 11, 2005

Scientific Technologies Inc. has added a 14-mm resolution version to its MegaSafe® MG4600 line of safety light curtains, which now offers detection capabilities from 14-mm finger detection to...

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Shape-cutting CNC provides dual microprocessing capabilities

January 11, 2005

The PC-based ProMotion® DUO shape-cutting control from ProMotion Controls combines dual microprocessor technology and advanced software for multitasking, part creation, and nesting for oxyfuel,...

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Spill recovery kit simplifies liquid cleanup, transfer

January 11, 2005

Exair's model 6901 Spill Recovery Kit, when used with the stainless steel Reversible Drum Vac, simplifies spill cleanup and liquid transfer.The kit connects directly to any closed-head 55- or 30-gal....

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Flux-cored wires designed for hard-surfacing applications

January 11, 2005

Hobart Brothers offers its McKay® VertiWear® 600 and AP gas-shielded flux-cored hard-surfacing wires.Designed for surfacing mild- and low-alloy steel components that are prone to moderate...

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Hydraulic roller bar moves dies more than 20,000 lbs.

January 11, 2005

Serapid's LGGH hydraulic roller bars allow heavy dies to be lifted and rolled on monodirectionally.Rugged construction coupled with a high-pressure hydraulic system (400 bar) ensures that a pair of...

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Plasma systems available with automatic, manual controls

January 11, 2005

InnerLogic Inc. has introduced four new plasma cutting machines, the fully automatic FineLine 150PC and 260PC and the ProLine 2150 and 2260 with manual controls.The 150-amp FineLine 150PC cuts most...

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