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Robotic welding workcell integrates safety enclosure

December 12, 2006

The ArcWorld® C-500 workcell from Motoman features an EA-Series Expert Arc welding robot partially enclosed by a cylindrical robot safety enclosure that is integrated with the robot.This...

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Video camera aligns, monitors cutting process

December 12, 2006

MG Systems and Welding has introduced a video camera feature that can be used as an alignment tool and monitor the cutting process.The camera, offered as an option for the company's TMC4500ST,...

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Laser cutting system designed for 2-D steel parts up to 1 in. thick

December 12, 2006

Mazak Optonics Corp. has introduced the Hyper Turbo-X 2-D laser cutting system for 2-D steel parts up to 1 in. thick.The system's Takumi(Japanese for "craftsmanship") bed is an enclosed box-frame...

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Double-head miter saw has 14-in. wheels

December 12, 2006

The KDM14 double-head miter saw from Kalamazoo Industries features two heads, one fixed and one movable, with14-in. abrasive wheels. Both heads miter 45 degrees left or right.Additional features...

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Plasma cutting, marking system features expanded thickness capability

December 12, 2006

The Spirit275a plasma cutting and marking system from Kaliburn features expanded thickness capability, optimized cutting speeds, and dross-free cuts with minimal face beveling.The 275-amp system...

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Air/plasma cutting system accommodates hard-to-reach locations

December 12, 2006

Hypertherm®'s Powermax®30 air/plasma cutting system features a tapered torch engineered to provide improved arc visibility and flexibility in hard-to-reach locations.The 20-lb. system is...

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System provides precision roll formed parts at high speeds

December 12, 2006

Dreistern's Start-Stop® technology provides precision roll formed parts at high production speeds.In the Start-Stop mode, the advancing profile is stopped briefly during the cutoff and punching...

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Small-footprint laser cutting machine handles standard-size sheets

December 12, 2006

The ByVention laser cutting machine from Bystronic Inc., featuring a 20- by 20-ft. footprint, handles standard-size metal sheets.The control cabinet and the laser source are integrated into the...

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Swage hydraulic press can stand close proximity to bed

December 12, 2006

Beckwood Press Co. offers the bulldozer swage hydraulic press with the ability to stand in close proximity to the bed. The machine is horizontal-acting and designed for any size, stroke, or...

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Press designed for aerospace industry

December 12, 2006

Avure Technologies Inc. now offers a new model of its Flexform press. The QFC 1x2-800 is an intermediate-sized sheet metal forming press for forming complex shapes and single-shot production to close...

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Spiral strip designed to extend finned-tube life

December 12, 2006

United Aluminum offers the Y300 aluminum spiral fin strip.According to the company, using the patent-pending fin on heat exchanger tubes helps to reduce damage during handling and maintenance and...

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JetCam names Chinese company as reseller

December 12, 2006

JetCam Intl., Monaco, signed Luheng Sheetmetal Technology Ltd., Beijing, as a new reseller for its sheet metal and aerospace CAD/CAM software for the Chinese market."The appointment of Luheng as a...

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Chinese firm installs Thermatool pipe mill

December 12, 2006

Faray Petroleum Steel Pipe Co. Ltd., Dongying, China has installed an API pipe mill equipped with a CFI 1000 Thermatool induction welding unit which achieves welds at a frequency of 230 kHz.Three VIP...

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HFOT home built at METALCON

December 12, 2006

Organizers of METALCON Intl. donated a new steel-framed home to U.S. Army SSG Paul Russell "Russ" Marek and his family at the show last fall.The three-bedroom, ADA-compliant structure was built inside...

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TRUMPF names machine tool distributor

December 12, 2006

Fabricating Equipment Co. has been named as a machine tool distributor in southern Texas for TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, Conn.Lynn Moore continues as TRUMPF's regional manager serving Texas.

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