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Small footprint dust, fume collection system available in units up to 10,000 CFM

March 5, 2010

The Torit® PowerCore® TG series from Donaldson Co. Inc. is designed for the collection of dust generated in thermal processes, such as welding, laser cutting, plasma cutting, and thermal spray application. It has a footprint that is up to 65 percent smaller than most cartridge collectors...

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Nickel electrode resists crevice corrosion, pitting

March 5, 2010

Select-Arc Inc. has introduced a gas-shielded, flux-cored, nickel-based electrode designed to resist crevice corrosion and pitting. SelectAlloy C276-AP has been developed to weld nickel-chromium-molybdenum to itself or to other nickel-based alloys. Composed of 16 percent molybdenum, 15.5 percent...

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Combination plasma head option introduced

March 5, 2010

MultiCam Inc. has announced a new option for its 3000 and 6000 series CNC plasma machines. Its combination plasma features a Hypertherm® Powermax 45 mechanized plasma head mounted next to an HPR 130/260 XD high-definition Hypertherm torch. Each head is independently programmable, resulting in a...

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Wet benchtop saw cuts up to 1.5-in. solids, 2.2-in pipe

March 5, 2010

Kalamazoo Industries offers the model K10WBT enclosed wet cutting benchtop abrasive saw. The manual saw has a capacity of up to 1.5-in. solids and 2.2-in. pipe. The saw features a magnetic switch; an internal work light; dual 3-in. vises; dual coolant nozzles with coolant and pump; T-slot table; a...

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Welding oscillator features simplified handling, setup

March 5, 2010

The portable, modular design of Gullco's OSC-PR-10 heavy-duty remote control oscillator helps simplify handling and setup. The compact unit is mounted on a Kat travel carriage and imparts pendulum, tangential, or step motion to the welding gun with adjustable stroke widths, speeds, and dwell times....

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Automated welding tractors travel at 6 to 47 IPM

March 5, 2010

Miggytrac automated tractors from ESAB Welding & Cutting Products are compact, motorized tractors that attach to the company's welding torches to provide stable movement for welding. The 1001 model features a remote control panel with start/stop, travel direction, wire feed speed, and voltage...

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Wheels available for nearly any tungsten electrode grinder

March 5, 2010

Diamond Ground Products offers replacement diamond grinding wheels for nearly any tungsten electrode grinder on the market. The grinding wheels are in stock and ready to ship...

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Tube punching machine enables punching all four sides in single pass

March 5, 2010

AM Machinery Sales Inc. offers the Evergreen line of tube punching and drilling machines. They are designed to handle round, square, rectangular, and oval tubes, as well as profiles and heavy-gauge flat bar. The machines punch and drill without deforming the tube. They feature one to three punching...

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Deburring system designed with return-to-operator configuration

March 5, 2010

Abtex Corp. has introduced a compact, wet, Tri-Ten planetary-head deburring system in return-to-operator (RTO) configuration. In a single pass, the system deburrs both sides of flat parts up to 4.5 in. in diameter. Drenching the workpiece with coolant as it is deburred helps to keep parts clean and...

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Bluetooth interface allows scopes to transmit date more than 30 ft.

March 5, 2010

Fischer Technology has announced the availability of a Bluetooth® interface for its DELTASCOPE® FMP30, ISOSCOPE® FMP30, and DUALSCOPEr® FMP40 coating thickness instruments. The Bluetooth module enables data transmission to a distance of more than 30 ft. for documentation. The...

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Portable drilling machine features rail guide travel

March 5, 2010

Fab Tool Technologies LLC has introduced the PRO 36 magnetic drilling machine with 1.375- by 2-in. drilling capacity. The 22-lb. machine features a rail guide travel system that eliminates the need for alignment, maintains accuracy, and reduces cutter breakage, the company reports. The unit also...

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Steam pressure washers offer 1,000 PSI

March 5, 2010

Daimer®'s Super Max™ 15500SP steam cleaning systems offer pressure levels of 1,000 PSI, flow rates up to 4 GPM, and high temperatures for removing grease from surfaces and equipment. The fuel-heated, electric-powered systems combine a high flow rate, low pressure levels, and new Super...

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Behringer Saws names Hicks Machine Tool as Distributor of the Year

March 5, 2010

Behringer Saws, a provider of automatic band sawing machines and material handling systems in Morgantown, Pa., has announced that Hicks Machine Tool Co. of Memphis has been named the company's 2009 Distributor of the Year. Hicks represents the Behringer and Behringer Eisele brand product lines in...

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Sandmeyer Steel announces retirement of inside sales rep after 46 years of service

March 5, 2010

Loretta B. Wysocki will retire from Sandmeyer Steel Co., Philadelphia, after 46 years of service. She joined the company on April 14, 1964, as a clerk typist for the sales department and then advanced the following year to executive assistant to the vice president of sales. Late in 1966, she...

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PaintExpo to include more than 300 exhibitors

March 5, 2010

The 3rd PaintExpo, an international trade fair for industrial coating technology, will be held April 13-16, 2010, in Karlsruhe Exhibition Center, Germany. It will include more than 300 exhibitors from 17 countries, with roughly 20 percent of all exhibiting companies coming from outside of Germany....

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