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Metal-cored electrodes for SAW on chrome-moly steel introduced - TheFabricator

Metal-cored electrodes for SAW on chrome-moly steel introduced

August 10, 2010

Hobart Brothers has introduced two new metal-cored electrodes designed for submerged arc welding on chrome-moly steel. The Tri-Mark® Metalloy B2-S and Metalloy B3-S low-alloy SAW electrodes provide weld deposits that withstand elevated service temperatures. Both products meet AWS A5.23...

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TRUMPF presents 2010 awards to distributors - TheFabricator

TRUMPF presents 2010 awards to distributors

August 10, 2010

TRUMPF Inc. presented 2010 awards of sales achievement to two companies at its annual distributor meeting held July 28 at TRUMPF headquarters in Farmington, Conn. Hegman Machine Tool Inc., Maple Grove, Minn., received the Outstanding Distributor Performance Award in recognition of the company's...

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With fixture enhancements, grinder sharpens punches, dies up to 8 in.

August 10, 2010

DCM Tech Inc. offers the model PDG punch and die grinder for sharpening turret press tooling, progressive dies, and small die sets. Standard center-mounted rotary fixturing holds punches and dies up to 6.25 in. in diameter with fixture enhancements available to sharpen dies up to 8 in. The punch...

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Trilogy Machinery sells world's largest angle bending roll to Greiner Industries - TheFabricator

Trilogy Machinery sells world's largest angle bending roll to Greiner Industries

August 10, 2010

Trilogy Machinery Inc., Belcamp, Md., the exclusive North American distributor for ROUNDO bending rolls of Sweden, has sold a ROUNDO model R-16S, which the company says is the world's largest angle bending roll, to Greiner Industries of Mt. Joy, Pa. The machine can roll up to a W44-in. by...

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Servimetal expands operations with new division

August 10, 2010

Servimetal Inc., a processor, distributor, and manufacturer of flat metal products in Caguas, Puerto Rico, has announced the start-up operations of its new Rolled Forming Division. The company has invested more than $3 million in equipment and a building expansion to supply the present and future...

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New high-strength alloy concept for large-diameter steel pipes receives award

August 10, 2010

Research into the use of a novel alloying concept that produces steel pipeline with both increased strength and toughness has won a group of scientists in Germany the 2010 Charles Hatchett Award. The annual medal and prize is awarded to authors who have written the best paper on the science and...

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Bunting increases college scholarship program

August 10, 2010

Bunting® Magnetics Co., Newton, Kan., has announced the 2010-2011 recipients of the Walter F. Bunting and June A. Bunting Memorial Scholarships. This year 18 scholarships were awarded, up from 12 in 2009. The scholarships, which are $440 each, are awarded to employees' college-age children for...

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3 Phase Energy Systems, Amada America announce strategic distribution agreement - TheFabricator

3 Phase Energy Systems, Amada America announce strategic distribution agreement

August 10, 2010

3 Phase Energy Systems, a green manufacturing company based in Auburn, Wash., has entered into a distribution agreement with Amada America Inc., Buena Park, Calif., to provide the company with an immediate skilled sales force. The distribution agreement enables Amada America to sell and service...

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Vacuum lifter designed to lift heavy pipe from top and prevent surface damage - TheFabricator

Vacuum lifter designed to lift heavy pipe from top and prevent surface damage

August 10, 2010

A new compact, below-the-hook vacuum lifter for pipe handling has been introduced by Anver Corp. The VPFL series can be equipped with a custom pad attachment featuring a rugged foam pad mounted on a steel plate, which is bolted onto an all-welded frame. Designed to lift heavy pipe from the top...

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TRUMPF appoints new product managers

August 10, 2010

Tracey Ryba has been appointed product manager-lasers and Frank Geyer has been named product manager-laser systems for TRUMPF's Laser Technology Center in Plymouth, Mich. Ryba earned his degree in laser and electro-optics technology and has 21 years of laser experience, from applications to...

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Environmentally safe gel lubricant for metalworking suitable for horizontal applications - TheFabricator

Environmentally safe gel lubricant for metalworking suitable for horizontal applications

August 10, 2010

Accu-Lube gel paste from ITW ROCOL® North America is an environmentally safe, natural-based lubricant made from renewable resources. It is suitable for horizontal applications because it won't run or drip. With its gel texture, the nontoxic product can be applied to small and large tools...

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Waterjet technology helps BP cap Gulf oil leak - TheFabricator

Waterjet technology helps BP cap Gulf oil leak

August 10, 2010

Waterjet technology companies Jet Edge Inc. and Chukar Waterjet Inc., both of St. Michael, Minn., recently played a key role in helping BP stop the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. The companies provided ultrahigh-pressure waterjet equipment and application expertise to blast away hydrate ice...

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CNA Foundation donates $15,000 to support youth summer manufacturing camps

August 10, 2010

The CNA Foundation — the philanthropic arm of Chicago-based, global commercial insurer CNA — has contributed $15,000 to Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs (NBT), The Foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl., Rockford, Ill. This is the second consecutive year that the CNA...

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Joining Technologies expands capabilities in laser, electron beam welding

August 10, 2010

Joining Technologies, East Granby, Conn., has expanded its capabilities in both laser beam welding and electron beam welding to take on more welding projects in the medical device and aerospace industries. It is also better able to streamline the manufacturing process for products that use both...

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Semiautomatic mandrel bender has capacity to 3-in. round tube and multiple profiles - TheFabricator

Semiautomatic mandrel bender has capacity to 3-in. round tube and multiple profiles

August 10, 2010

CML USA offers the Ercolina® TM76 mandrel bender. It has a bending capacity to 3-in. round tube and multiple profiles, capable of bends to CLR as small as 1.5xD. A USB offers unlimited storage of bend programs, material library, and job information. The company also offers rotary draw...

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