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Scrap chopping system to debut at FABTECH®

September 14, 2004

The chopping package is rated for 0.070-in.-thick metal with 50,000-PSI shear strength in widths up to 12 in. The motor, gearbox, and variable-speed drive are rated for line speeds up to 300 FPM. A...

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Conveyors fit into tight spaces

September 14, 2004

Bunting Magnetics Co. manufactures a line of compact low-profile and special-purpose conveyors designed to reach into and operate in confined spaces around production machinery. Standard models are...

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Software enables data transfer to and from MiiC benders

September 14, 2004

Advanced Tubular Technologies Inc., a software development company for the tube fabrication industry, recently released new versions of Benderlink designed to allow data to be transferred to and from...

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Book explains equipment safeguards

September 14, 2004

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International® (FMA), offers Safeguarding Concepts Illustrated, 7th edition, by the National Safety Council.Described as a must-have manual for any job...

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Bifocal safety glasses combine style, protection, magnification

September 14, 2004

Wizard Industries has released the Safety Sport Specs, which combine a sporting look, comfort, protection, and a built-in bifocal reading segment.The ANSI Z87.1-2003-compliant glasses offer full...

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Paulo adds 2nd facility to NADCAP-approved heat treaters

September 14, 2004

Paulo Products Co.’s Kansas City, Mo., facility has been awarded accreditation to the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (NADCAP). Paulo-Kansas City joins American...

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Former LTV, AISI chairman dies

September 14, 2004

Retired LTV chairman David H. Hoag, who helped bring together two steel manufacturers to create LTV Steel Co. and later served as chairman of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), died Aug. 6...

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ILSC 2005 seeks papers

September 14, 2004

The Laser Institute of America (LIA) has announced that it is seeking papers for the 7th biennial International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC®) 2005, to be held March 7-10, 2005, in Marina del...

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Reid Tool releases industry-specific stainless steel catalog

September 14, 2004

Reid Tool Supply recently released its second annual stainless steel catalog that targets specific industries, such as marine, defense, and agricultural.In addition to the components featured in the...

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TRUMPF achieves laser delivery milestone

September 14, 2004

Nineteen years after producing its first CO2laser (the TLF 1000), TRUMPF has delivered its 10,000th laser of the series. A TLF 5000 laser with an output of 5 kW was part of a cutting system delivered...

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ASHI, OSHA to educate, train workers to respond to workplace emergencies

September 14, 2004

The American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) has joined with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to educate and train workers to respond to workplace emergency situations.ASHI...

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Metals plant faces fines for failing to safeguard workers from cadmium

September 14, 2004

Ansonia Copper and Brass Inc., Ansonia, Conn., faces $55,500 in fines from the U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for failing to safeguard workers...

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OSHA issues final respiratory protection rule, adds fit-testing protocol

September 14, 2004

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has revised its Respiratory Protection Standard and added a new fit-testing procedure to help workers and employers select proper-fitting...

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Metals USA announces Building Product Div. leadership change

September 14, 2004

Metals USA Inc., a Houston-based metals distributor and processor, has announced the retirement of E.L. (Tom) Thompson. The company has appointed Robert C. McPherson III to replace Thompson as senior...

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Carpenter Technology Corp. launches expanded technical information database

September 14, 2004

Carpenter Technology Corp., Wyomissing, Pa., has enhanced its online technical information database of specialty alloys for design engineers and material specifiers. The enhancement includes an...

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