Filter Content

CFOs predict 13 percent capital spending increase

March 10, 2005

According to the first quarter "CFO Outlook Survey," conducted by Financial Executives International and Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business, CFOs are forecasting a 13 percent increase in...

Continue Reading

Are your weld procedure specifications relevant?

March 8, 2005

By:

In fabrication shops that require code or standard compliance, welding sometimes isn't completed within the guidelines of the qualified weld procedure. Weld inspectors often must review finished products that don't make the intended customer happy. Inspectors typically try to answer the following...

Continue Reading

Tool steel suitable for long runs of UHSS

March 8, 2005

Bohler-Uddeholm has developed Vanadis 4® Extra, a powder metallurgy (P/M) tool steel suitable for applications with high demands on adhesive wear and chipping resistance, particularly for stamping...

Continue Reading

Software eliminates paper setup sheets

March 8, 2005

Honeywell Wintriss Controls Group has introduced Info Center, a SmartPAC 2® option that eliminates the need for paper setup sheets by enabling press operators to display die and other information...

Continue Reading

Endprep machine processes 5-m tube

March 8, 2005

Caorle US offers the CL132-5000 CNC endworking machine for simultaneous and dual-ended facing, chamfering, boring, and neck turning oftubing and tube-type bars up to 5 m (16.4 ft.) long.The machine...

Continue Reading

Wire feeder has improved duty cycle

March 8, 2005

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced its SuitCase™ X-TREME™ 12VS voltage-sensing wire feeder. Compared to the previous model, the new model features an improved contactor for higher...

Continue Reading

Software automates workers' comp, OSHA 300 recordkeeping

March 8, 2005

J.J. Keller & Associates Inc. has introduced Keller-Soft® Workers' Comp Manager Plus OSHA 300 Recordkeeper software for automating workers' compensation and OSHA 300 recordkeeping.The software...

Continue Reading

Machine cleans 12-in.-dia. pipe to SSPC-6

March 8, 2005

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has released its SR-12P pipe and rod blaster, capable of cleaning a variety of materials from fractional diameter up to 12-in.-dia. pipe to SSPC-6 surface finish on a...

Continue Reading

Dust collectors designed for open-area use

March 8, 2005

Donaldson® Torit® has introduced the Downflo® WorkStations (DWS) dust collectors, designed for in-plant areas where dirty and noisy operations are out in the open.The modular,...

Continue Reading

Angle grinders feature reduced vibration

March 8, 2005

Bosch Power Tools and Accessories offers its 1800 series 7- and 9-in. large angle grinders and sanders. Their reduction handle system incorporates vibration-absorbing rings into the three-position,...

Continue Reading

Portable beveller is emission-free

March 8, 2005

TRUMPF offers the TKF 1100, a portable, emission-free beveller.With the beveller, an operator can remove a 0.35-in. beveled edge of high-grade steel or 0.43 in. of steel in a single cutting stroke on...

Continue Reading

3-D laser system has enhanced automation features

March 8, 2005

Prima Laser Tools' Rapido 3-D laser cutting system is designed for improved automation, cutting speed, work accessibility, and safety.The system's focal position control (FPC) automatically manages...

Continue Reading

Laser nozzle controls gas flow

March 8, 2005

The FLOWMASTER™ CO 2 laser nozzle from Mate Laser Technologies controls cutting gas flow to help improve laser cut quality.The nozzles' copper-alloy design helps resist buildup and abrasion....

Continue Reading

Magnetic hand tools permit safe sheet, parts handling

March 8, 2005

Bunting Magnetics Co.'s magnetic hand tools permit safe handling of sheet metal and hard-to-handle parts.Magnetic sheet metal handles are suitable for separating oiled sheets, pulling sheets from...

Continue Reading

Magnets lift 250 to 5,000 lbs.

March 8, 2005

The EL series permanent lifting magnets from Alpha Workholding Solutions have lifting capacities in five sizes from 250 lbs. to 5,000 lbs.The magnet's handle turns it on or off and can lock in either...

Continue Reading