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abrasive waterjet systems

Abrasive Waterjet Technology

October 16, 2014

OMAX® Corp. will showcase two of its abrasive waterjet systems. Suitable for cutting large-scale components and multiple-part projects from exotic alloys, metals, and composites, the 80X requires minimal maintenance, states the manufacturer. The company will power this bridge-style machine...

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BySprint Fiber laser

Featured at FABTECH 2014: BySprint Fiber Laser Cutting System

October 16, 2014

Bystronic has extended the BySprint Fiber portfolio with the addition of a 6-kW fiber laser source for its 3015 and 4020 cutting machine formats. The higher power increases the machine’s cutting speed in thin to medium sheet metal thicknesses. For example, a 6-kW fiber laser cuts...

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metal cleaning tool with blades

Featured at FABTECH 2014: Weldment Cleanup Tool

October 15, 2014

SCRAPE-N-BURR® is a metal cleaning tool with blades for products of any size or shape. Whether the piece being welded is flat steel or tube steel with a radius corner, the company can supply the right blade size for weldment cleanup. The original flat blades are offered in 1.5-, 3-, and...

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TH6D seam tracking sensor

In-process Optical Seam Tracking Sensor

October 15, 2014

Abicor Binzel offers the TH6D seam tracking sensor. It records welding and brazing components and joints using laser lines and a camera, allowing the course of the welding seam to be corrected in real time. Components and joints are recorded in-process. Contact-free and independent of both...

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Atlanta, GA

Fabricators Gear up for FABTECH

October 15, 2014

FABTECH®, Nov. 11-13, takes place once again at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. The show provides a backdrop for visitors to experience live equipment demonstrations and network with industry peers throughout the 500,000 sq. ft. of show floor. The event also provides learning...

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Norton Gemini RightCut wheels

Aluminum Oxide Wheels

October 15, 2014

Norton | Saint- Gobain has introduced an upgrade to its Norton Gemini RightCut wheels, providing an aluminum oxide (A/O) option for cutting steel and ferrous metals. The wheels offer long life and fast cut with high stability and a narrow pass, the company states. The latest-generation...

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portable beveling tools

Featured at FABTECH 2014: Portable Beveling Tools

October 14, 2014

Fastenal offers portable beveling tools that create inside/ outside bevels, pipe beveling, countersink, and radius paint edges. The portable tools generate no sparks or heat, and changeouts are completed in 30 sec. The electric FMT Bevel Mate can bevel depths up to 0.5 in. Proprietary...

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plasma system

Integrated Cutting System Helps Deliver Orders Faster

October 14, 2014

Custom metal fabricating company Metal Corbert, Shawinigan, Que., improved cut quality, eliminated a bottleneck, expanded capacity, and brought outsourced production back in-house.

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Robohand G100 series pneumatic grippers

Pneumatic Grippers

October 14, 2014

De-Sta-Co offers Robohand G100 series pneumatic grippers. Their shielded design helps ensure continuous, low maintenance operation in a variety of manufacturing environments. The high-force, low-profile grippers offer strokes from 0.19 to 1.97 in. According to the manufacturer, the...

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QUANTUM NXT Electric Servo Pump

Featured at FABTECH 2014: TECHNI Waterjet Cutting Machine

October 13, 2014

TECHNI Waterjet™ will feature the TJ3000-X3® (5 by 10 ft.) waterjet cutting machine, the QUANTUM NXT Electric Servo Pump™ ESP66 Dual, the PAC 60™ 5-axis cutting head for taper elimination and 60-degree bevel cutting, and the company’s new rotary axis. The manufacturer will conduct...

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he Aristo Mig 4004i Pulse

Featured at FABTECH 2014: Inverter-based Power Source

October 13, 2014

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products will display the Aristo® Mig 4004i Pulse power source. It can be combined with the Aristo Feed 3004 or Aristo Feed 4804 wire feeder to form a complete GMAW package. The feeds are offered with a choice of machine interface—the user-friendly U6 or more...

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HyPerformance HPRXD plasma torch

Featured at FABTECH 2014: Plasma, Laser, and Waterjet Cutting

October 13, 2014

Hypertherm will introduce a system that combines a plasma unit with a generator and compressor for cutting in remote areas, and a HyPerformance HPRXD plasma torch with a shorter assembly for use on 3-D profiling equipment. The company also plans to unveil a new Built for Business...

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WIlson Tool ink-jet sheet marking system

Featured at FABTECH 2014: Sheet Marking System for Turret Punch Press

October 13, 2014

Wilson Tool Intl. will introduce Smart- Mark®, which the company says is the first ink-jet sheet marking system that fits into a turret punch press. The ink-jet printer can be loaded directly into the C station of most thickturret machines. Using a combination of the company’s...

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MFG DAY 2014

Sandvik Coromant Canada Hosts Manufacturing Day Event

October 9, 2014

Sandvik Coromant Canada, Mississauga, Ont., hosted 140 students for its recent Manufacturing Day event as part of an effort to draw greater attention to the opportunities that a career in manufacturing can provide. Students from M.M. Robinson High School, Port Credit Secondary School, Weston...

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Turning operation

Chip Breaking: Learn From Your Chips

October 9, 2014

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The macro geometry of carbide inserts can help break chips, reducing the chances of birdnesting.

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