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New steel extends punch life

November 9, 2004

Wilson Tool's Ultima™ premium tool steel has been engineered to extend tool life when punching abrasive materials and materials with high tensile strength.The new composition reduces cutting...

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Cutting machine CNC introduced

November 9, 2004

Messer MG Systems and Welding has introduced the Global Control, a professional-grade Microsoft.NET CNC for its cutting machines.The control features a simple operator interface with a 15-in....

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Compact GMAW machine suitable for heavy-duty applications

November 9, 2004

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has introduced the ESABMig C420, a compact 420-amp, three-phase, step-controlled machine suitable for heavy-duty welding.The portable, ready-to-weld system features a...

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Press brake work support system features fast, simple setup

November 9, 2004

Cincinnati Inc.'s Fast Setup Work Support system features quick clamping adjustment handles designed to simplify press brake work support setup. A separate adjustment handle for each axis allows quick...

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Controller integrates safety device monitoring, functioning

November 9, 2004

Omron Electronics' F3SX safety controller integrates monitoring and functioning of individual safety devices, such as light curtains, safety doors, and emergency stop buttons, from a single central...

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Book addresses confined spaces safety

November 9, 2004

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl.® (FMA) online bookstore offers the Complete Confined Spaces Handbook.The book is designed to aid the development of confined space programs. It...

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Depressed-center wheel grinder cleans metal, removes stock and weld beads

November 9, 2004

Dynabrade's 4-1/2 in.-dia. depressed-center wheel grinder cleans metal for welding and removes stock and weld beads.The lightweight, ergonomically designed, 12,000-RPM tool features a 1-HP air motor...

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Specialty application earmuffs introduced

November 9, 2004

Bilsom® has introduced earmuffs to meet a variety of specialty applications. The Thunder®, Leightning®, and Clarity™ series earmuffs now can mount directly on hard hats or fold away...

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Software upgrade facilitates secondary forming operations, analysis

November 9, 2004

AutoForm-DieDesigner version 4.0 software allows die engineers and toolmakers to create the tool design and die faces for secondary forming operations quickly and to analyze the complete sheet metal...

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Cutting saw cuts steel studs, pipes, rebar

November 9, 2004

Makita's model 413 13-amp 7 -in. metal cutting saw cuts through sheet metal, steel studs, pipes, and rebar.A large cutting capacity allows for single-pass, virtually spark-free cutting with a...

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OSHA proposes revised rule on hexavalent chromium

November 9, 2004

The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium (CrVI) in the October...

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OSHA cites metal container manufacturer

November 9, 2004

The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations and proposed $114,300 in penalties to Durable Inc., a Wheeling Ill.-based metal container...

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OSHA Web page focuses on workplace substance abuse

November 9, 2004

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has posted a Web page that provides information on programs and approaches to help foster drug-free workplaces.The Workplace Substance Abuse...

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Orbitform appoints controls engineer

November 9, 2004

Orbitform Group has announced that Daniel Shirkey has joined the company as a controls engineer.Shirkey has engineering experience from Magna Donnelly, an automotive rear-view mirror supplier, and...

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Crane assembly plant opens in Monterrey, N.L. Mexico

November 9, 2004

Morris Material Handling has announced the opening of a crane assembly plant in Monterrey, N.L. Mexico. The new facility is called SPH Crane & Hoist Inc. Mexico Office.Among the cranes the plant is...

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