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Trucktruth.com provides lift truck news and research

November 6, 2007

Trucktruth.com, sponsored by Hyster Co., Greenville, N.C., launched as an online resource for lift truck manufacturers, buyers, operators, and dealers. The site integrates lift truck news, tips, and...

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Eagle supplies pipe bending equipment for nuclear application

November 6, 2007

Eagle Precision Technologies Ltd., Brantford, Ont., a designer and manufacturer of tube bending and end forming products, recently supplied equipment for a nuclear application. The company provided a...

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METALCON selects 2007 recipient of steel-framed home

November 6, 2007

METALCON International, Newton, Mass., an annual conference and exhibition for the metal construction industry, has selected U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Evan Morgan as the recipient of the METALCON 2007...

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Mac-Tech division appointed as ToolsPress North American importer/distributor

November 6, 2007

Braketown U.S.A., Milwaukee, a national machinery service and safety provider, has been appointed by ToolsPress Srl., Parma, Italy, a manufacturer of American- and European-style press brake tooling,...

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AIRAM expands manufacturing facility

November 6, 2007

AIRAM® Press Co. Ltd. has completed the expansion of its facility in Covington, Ohio. Shared with sister company Concept Machine & Tool Inc., the plant now has 22,000 sq. ft. and is...

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Klein Steel Service's expansion leads to western New York site

November 6, 2007

Klein Steel Service Inc., Rochester, N.Y., a full-line steel service center, has taken over the former Gibraltar Industries warehouse between Buffalo and Niagara Falls in Tonawanda, N.Y.The company...

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Global powder metallurgy market set to reach almost $30 billion by 2012

November 6, 2007

The worldwide market for powder metallurgy (PM) components is expected to approach $30 billion by 2012, growing from $23 billion in 2007 at an average annual growth rate (AAGR) near 5 percent,...

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Lucas-Milhaupt participates in Tier 2 of Wisconsin natural resources program

November 6, 2007

Lucas-Milhaupt Inc., Cudahy, Wis., a producer of metal-joining products and brazing/soldering technology, recently became the second participant in Tier 2 of Wisconsin's Green Tier program. According...

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MTC Software expands Asia-Pacific operation

November 6, 2007

MTC Software Inc., Lockport, N.Y., a developer of software for CNC sheet and plate cutting, has opened a sales and applications support facility in Singapore. Working closely with the company's...

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Respiratory protection for welders

Revisions to respiratory protection

November 6, 2007

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The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) recently made changes to its Respiratory Protection Standard. By answering 6 FAQs regarding respirators, you will be better equipped to implement or update an existing respiratory program.

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Up to speed

November 6, 2007

The success of a racecar depends heavily on the quality of its welds. The welding team for Penske Racing's NASCAR® automobiles must stay on top of their game to ensure that their vehicle is not only fast but safe. This article provides a brief look at Penske Racing and describes how its welders push toward the fast track to success and safety.

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Conveyor Maintenance

Extend conveyor life with maintenance, modification

November 6, 2007

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To the naked eye, conveyor design doesn't look looks it has progressed much in 40 years. The conveyors of today are engineered with unique design elements and innovations that make them more versatile than ever for today's metal stamping applications. A conveyor with the latest technologies is good only if it is running properly. Simple preventive maintenance techniques can save stampers time, money, and a lot of headaches.

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Untreated Staking Punch

Seeking tooling longevity

November 6, 2007

BorgWarner Inc., a drive-train developer and manufacturer of four-wheel-drive and traction control parts for the automotive industry, was having a problem with punches used to deform the ends of shafts (axles) in the reduction carrier and differential carrier.

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Cold spraying

Protecting magnesium alloys from corrosion

November 6, 2007

Finding cost-effective solutions for protecting magnesium alloys from corrosion has become paramount in automotive design. Corrosion protection through cold spray might be the answer.

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Metal Pier

Holding up under 'pier' pressure

November 6, 2007

A manufacturer and installer of steel docks in Ontario, Canada, purchased new welding equipment that gave the company increased reliability in adverse weather conditions.

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