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Horizontal bending on the press brake

July 15, 2015

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With the right tooling, you can accomplish horizontal bending—that is, where the sheet remains horizontal during the bend cycle—on the press brake. In general, horizontal bending on the press brake is accomplished with either wiping tools or rotary-style tools.

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Employee engangement drives the manufacturing economy

July 15, 2015

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Automation and other advanced manufacturing technology have become the ticket for entry to compete in custom fabrication, but people still make the difference.

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Getting to Know Flux-cored Wires

July 15, 2015

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Flux-cored wires have unique welding characteristics and requirements, advantages, and limitations. Knowing these can help in determining whether they are the right choice for your application.

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Band saw made for high-speed aluminum cutting

July 15, 2015

LENOX® has released the CAST MASTER™ XL carbide band saw blade for high-speed cutting of aluminum and nonferrous materials. The surface finish on the carbide tooth edge prevents material buildup. The aggressive rake angle helps increase the shear plane angle, reducing cutting forces and...

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Ag equipment manufacturer switches to corrosion-free, worry-free, couplings

July 15, 2015

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Horsch Maschinen GmbH, an agriculture implements manufacturer, experienced corrosion problems related to the tubular couplers used for its hydraulic systems. It switched to couplers manufactured by Voss Fluid GmbH, which are much better at standing up to the corrosive effects of common fertilizers.

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TigerStop hires director of marketing

July 15, 2015

TigerStop, a provider of automated stop/gauge and pusher systems, has hired Simon Spykerman as director of marketing at its Vancouver, Wash., headquarters. In this role, he focuses on the company’s marketing and information assets efforts in the digital landscape. Spykerman most recently...

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Multiprocess welding power source designed for primary power flexibility

July 15, 2015

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has introduced the Warrior™ 400i MV CC/CV, a multivoltage, multiprocess welding machine with the flexibility to accept three-phase primary power from 220 to 460 V +/- 10 percent, 50 or 60 Hz. The 133-lb. unit provides up to 400 amps at 60 percent duty cycle and has...

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Coe to deliver four coil processing lines to Lear Mexican Seating

July 15, 2015

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has received orders for four new coil processing lines from Lear Mexican Seating Corp. for installation at the company’s Saltillo, Mexico, location. All of the coil processing systems will feed new AIDA presses being installed at the facility. Two...

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Still Building America—Taking it to the limit and then some

July 15, 2015

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To pursue his passion for racing, Shane Whalley taught himself how to weld. He designs and fabricates parts for the GTO he drives in drifting events and pushes them to the limit.

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Nozzle changer added to fiber laser cutting system

July 15, 2015

LVD Strippit has introduced an optional nozzle changer for its Electra FL 2-, 3-, and 4-kW high-speed fiber laser cutting systems. The nozzle changer offers storage for 10 nozzles. With the unit, the laser cutting machine can select the correct nozzle for every job, requiring no operator...

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Falcon Steel boosts transmission pole production

July 15, 2015

Falcon Steel is expanding its in-house transmission pole production capacity to meet increasing demand for steel pole structures in power-delivery applications. The company has added five pole section fitting and welding stations at its Haltom City, Texas, facility and launched a process...

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De-Sta-Co consolidates U.S. manufacturing operations

July 15, 2015

De-Sta-Co, Auburn Hills, Mich., has announced it will consolidate several U.S. manufacturing operations for its workholding and automation products to a new site in Mount Juliet, Tenn. Consolidation will occur in multiple phases over the next 18 to 24 months. It includes phasing out...

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Cartridge collector handles high airflows with low pressure drops

July 15, 2015

AAF International® offers the OptiFlo® RC cartridge collector. Features include a patented active mandrel to help improve filtration efficiency, a quick-release door for simplified maintenance and minimized leakage, and a cartridge support mechanism for cleaning efficiency. The unit is...

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Schuler breaks ground on engineering/technology center

July 15, 2015

Metal forming equipment manufacturer Schuler has started construction of the Schuler Innovation Tower (S.I.T.) at its base in Göppingen, Germany. The 12-story engineering and technology center will provide space for 750 employees. The company reports that the $44 million project is the biggest...

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Cutting oil made for cutting fine threads, drilling deep holes

July 15, 2015

Wallover's Wococut 508 cutting oil is suitable for cutting fine threads in small-diameter screws, drilling small-diameter holes in 306 stainless steel, and heavy-duty screw machining. The product uses chlorine, active sulfur, and synergistic fatty additives to reduce the chance of burrs...

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