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CNC Vertical Lathes

March 31, 2015

Hwacheon Machinery offers its VT- 950/1150 series of CNC vertical lathes with 43.3- and 53-in. swing over the bed, cutting diameters to 52 in., and chuck sizes from 24 to 40 in. Hand-scraped and polished guideways in all axes and a rigid, onepiece machine bed design help the machine absorb...

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LVD Strippit Launches Industrial-strength Tablet

March 30, 2015

As Industry 4.0 becomes increasingly relevant to the sheet metalworking industry, LVD Strippit has responded with a technology that gives shop managers critical production information in real time. TOUCH-i4 is an industrial-strength, Windows®-based tablet that provides an overview of the...

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Choosing a Tube and Pipe Bender 101

March 30, 2015

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Whether you are adding tube and pipe bending to the shop floor or expanding existing capabilities, knowing the types of equipment available and the questions that should be answered before making a purchase will help you make the right choice.

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Rousseau Metal Celebrates 65th Year in Business

March 29, 2015

Rousseau Metal, St-Jean-Port-Joli, Que., is celebrating its 65th year in business. Founded in 1950, the company specializes in industrial storage systems. The company also has evolved in line with its customer base and creates products designed, manufactured, and tested entirely in Canada....

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Manual-to-Automatic Guided Vehicle

March 29, 2015

Handling Specialty Manufacturing has launched the MGV/AGV manually guided vehicle that can be transformed into an automatically guided vehicle. This heavy-duty, self-propelled cart has a hydraulically powered scissor lift mounted in the center of the frame. It has a customizable lifting...

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Universal, High-precision Chuck

March 28, 2015

WIDIA has released a universal, highprecision collet chuck for use in multiple applications, including milling, drilling, reaming, and tapping, while maintaining runout accuracies of 0.0001 in. at 3xD. This chuck gives machinists the ability to continue using standard ER collets while...

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High-production Waterjet Cutting System

March 27, 2015

TECHNI Waterjet™ has developed the i713-G2 dual-station waterjet cutting machine for high-production applications. The dual-tank system, originally designed for a large fabrication company to increase its capabilities, is now available as a standard product. The new machine has two 7- by...

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SFS12 Modular ShrinkFIT adapter

Modular Shrink-fit System

March 26, 2015

The SFS12 Modular ShrinkFIT adapters from Techniks have an internal drawbar design for improved holding power and faster tool changes, the company states. Suitable for mold and die applications, these adapters are available for tool shanks between 1⁄8 and 1⁄2 in. and shanks 3 to 12 mm....

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Rotary Encoders

March 26, 2015

Heidenhain’s new-generation absolute inductive rotary encoders with functional safety are now available. The Generation 3 ExI 1100 and 1300 series encoders are suitable for use in industries such as packaging, automation, and robotics. They are designed for safety-related applications up...

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Curve flap discs

Fillet Weld Grinding Flap Discs

March 25, 2015

Pferd now offers POLIFAN® Curve flap discs in 6 and 7 in. dia. The flaps wrap from the bottom to the top of the disc, making them suitable for grinding and finishing fillet welds. The discs leave a smooth finish for simplified visual inspection of porosity and other defects. Defective welds...

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Low-manganese, Metal-core Wire

March 25, 2015

Hobart Brothers Co. has expanded its FabCOR® Element™ family of lowmanganese wires to include the Fab- COR Element 70C6 metal-cored wire. According to the company, extensive testing shows the wire creates among the lowest manganese emissions of similarly classified AWS A5.18 E70C- 6...

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Communications Interface

March 25, 2015

NUM has developed a new communications interface option for its CNC systems that complies with the open MTConnect interoperability standard. Known as NUMConnect, the interface can be fitted to new or existing systems and simplifies the integration of CNC machine tools with third-party...

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PiWeb sbs quality data management software

Quality Data Management Software

March 24, 2015

Zeiss Industrial Metrology has introduced the extended version of its PiWeb sbs quality data management software for small and medium-sized businesses. This system makes it possible to connect all gauging and inspection devices to one common reporting system, allowing users to standardize...

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Mastercam X8 Mill

Milling Software

March 23, 2015

Mastercam X8 Mill offers expanded machining flexibility and an increased emphasis on speed and automation with new dynamic motion, 2-D machining, and multiaxis features. Dynamic motion technology is a new approach to creating toolpaths using a proprietary set of rules to analyze tool...

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Vantage® 520 SD engine-driven welder/generator

Engine-driven Welder/Generator

March 22, 2015

Lincoln Electric has introduced the Vantage® 520 SD engine-driven welder/generator, which joins the larger Vantage 600 SD and Air Vantage 600 SD in the company’s Severe Duty group of welding machines suitable for such extreme environments as mining, construction, and pipe welding. Each...

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