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Fiber laser cuts steel up to ¾ in. thick

November 14, 2016

Cincinnati Incorporated offers the CL-960 fiber laser for fast processing of thin material and cutting of steel up to ¾ in. thick. Features include air-assist cutting, linear-drive motors, touchscreen controls, 6,000-W light source, dual-pallet configuration, fiber resonator technology, and...

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Magnetic grippers deliver high holding forces

November 11, 2016

Schmalz has introduced the SGM-HP/-HT series of magnetic grippers, which deliver high holding forces for handling ferromagnetic workpieces. The grippers are designed for handling perforated plates, laser-cut parts, sheet metal with drill holes and apertures, and other ferromagnetic workpieces....

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Bracket system speeds column cover installations

November 11, 2016

SAF Metal Fabrication has introduced the Ready Clamp Column Cover Bracket accessory for its metal and ACM column covers. The brackets enable quick installation of the column covers onto rectangular and round structural columns with large or small diameters.The two-part system arrives with the...

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Monitoring system offers insights into presses

November 10, 2016

The Machine Monitoring System from Schuler provides comprehensive press monitoring to help increase machine availability and production, improve part quality, and lower energy consumption. The system is part of the Smart Press Shop, a collection of products for networking in the field of forming...

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Service app provides expert assistance at the press

November 10, 2016

Schuler has introduced a free service app that allows customers to use their smartphones to interact with the service department to get equipment questions answered. Experts at the company will assess images and videos sent to them via the app to help solve problems. If a component needs to be...

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Multiprocess welding system performs GMAW, brazing, cladding

November 10, 2016

Kemppi is developing the X8 MIG Welder, a multiprocess system for GMAW, brazing, cladding, and heavy-duty gouging. The system, enabled by IoT-based technologies and connectivity, will be available in 2017. Features include a focused, intense arc; digital WPS; and full integration with WeldEye...

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Vacuum cups offer traction, durability for high-speed applications

November 9, 2016

DESTACO has introduced the Accelerate® collection of vacuum cups, which offer increased traction, durability, and throughput for high-speed pressrooms and crossbar applications. The vacuum cups feature an antislip tread pattern made from a polyurethane material for high friction and a strong hold...

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Polishing machine achieves mirror-like finish on round tube

November 9, 2016

Finishing equipment manufacturer NS Máquinas Industriais introduced another machine for polishing round tube, either straight or bent. Leveraging the expertise used in developing its ML100 and ML150, the company’s latest machine is designed to produce a mirror-like finish. The machine uses three...

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Four-speed magnetic drill produces holes up to 4 in. deep

November 9, 2016

Hougen Mfg. Inc. has released the HMD934 portable magnetic drill. The compact unit can drill holes up to 4 in. deep and up to 3-1/16 in. dia. The mag drill LED pilot light is built into the base of the magnet, allowing the operator to line up the pilot with the hole’s center location in all...

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Punch and dimple die arbor kit works with expander to punch sheet metal

November 9, 2016

Huth Ben Pearson Intl. has introduced a new tooling kit that allows metal fabricators to use common punch and dimple dies with the company’s Mitey Mate Jr #1685S hand-held expander to become a shop air-powered sheet metal punch.The H9000 punch and dimple die arbor kit comes with a 7/16-in. arbor,...

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End forming machine achieves tube expansions to 12 in.

November 8, 2016

Huth Ben Pearson Intl. has introduced a new end forming machine for large tube and pipe expansions. The 1674V achieves expansions from 1-1/2 to 12 in. The machine has two expanding cylinders, mounted vertically. The vertical orientation uses gravity to hold the part against the expander head and...

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Waterjet cutting system cuts more than 750 IPM

November 8, 2016

WARDJet has introduced the E-2040 midsize waterjet cutting machine for 2-D and 3-D cutting. It has a 6- by 12-ft. cutting envelope capable of handling a variety of common sheet sizes. The new crossbeam design allows cutting speeds to reach more than 750 IPM. Almost any cutting head configuration,...

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Circular cold saw cuts aluminum, nonferrous materials

November 8, 2016

Behringer Saws Inc. has introduced the VA-L 500 fully automatic circular cold saw, designed for production cutting of solids and thin-walled pipe and profiles made of aluminum and nonferrous materials. Features include a frequency-controlled main drive system; adjustable cutting speeds; a 32-HP,...

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Silver-tipped copper electrodes last to a pit depth of 0.08 in.

November 7, 2016

Hypertherm has introduced SilverPlus® electrodes for its HyPerformance® HPR400XD® plasma cutting systems. According to the company, laboratory testing shows the electrodes last 50 percent longer than standard copper electrodes in most cutting applications. he electrodes are designed to last to a...

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Portable plasma cutter delivers 6.5 kW of output power

November 7, 2016

Hypertherm has released the Powermax45 XP® plasma cutting system, delivering 6.5 kW of output power for clean cutting of material up to 5/8 in. thick and severing of material nearly twice that thickness. A new low-amp process simplifies marking, scoring, and precision gouging. Eleven torch styles...

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