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Filler Metals

October 25, 2014

Hobart Brothers Co. will showcase its filler metals for fabrication and manufacturing welding applications. The company will present live welding demos, and welding specialists will be available to answer questions and provide product advice to visitors. Filler metals on display at the show...

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Adaptive Laser Cutting

October 25, 2014

LVD has announced that adaptive laser cutting (ALC) will be installed as a standard feature on all Sirius and Sirius Plus 4-kW lasers. The technology optimizes laser cutting results automatically in thicker mild steel materials. ALC uses dynamic feedback to monitor and regulate laser power,...

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Magnetic Drills With Pilot Light

October 25, 2014

Hougen Mfg. Inc. will introduce a number of new portable magnetic drills with what it says is the world’s first magnetic drill pilot light. The new LED light is a standard feature on all new models. The company offers drills from ultralow- profile mag drills for tight areas to large...

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Air-conditioning Utility for Fume Extraction System

October 25, 2014

Fabricators are enhancing the working conditions of their teams to attract, motivate, and keep top employees. Two primary improvements in these environments involve air quality and air-conditioning. RoboVent’s new CE (integrated cooling equipment) is an air-conditioning utility that...

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New Chipformer for Miniature Parts

October 25, 2014

Iscar has expanded the available chipformers for its line of Penta 24 inserts by adding the P-type chipformer to the existing Penta 24N-PF inserts. This new insert is suitable for parting and grooving soft materials and miniature parts. This insert also is suitable for parts with thin walls...

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Self-cleaning Cutting Table

October 24, 2014

Koike Aronson Inc./Ransome has introduced the Klean Sweep automatic slag removal table. The self-cleaning cutting table removes slag and scrap automatically during cutting operations, eliminating production interruptions and reducing labor costs. It can be used with various laser, oxyfuel,...

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CNC Hitch Feed Automatic Saw

October 24, 2014

The CPO 315 HFA CNC hitch feed automatic saw from Scotchman is fully programmable. It cuts tube and pipe up to 3.5 in. dia. and solid material up to 1.75 in. while maintaining a length tolerance of ±0.006 in. per index. According to the manufacturer, the first part cut is always...

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Deburring Machine

October 24, 2014

CS Unitec’s Rolei BE 5 deburring machine performs doublesided deburring of stainless steel and aluminum sheets up to 0.2 in. thick in a single pass with no additional treatment. Two abrasive flap wheels rotate in opposite directions to grind both sides of the metal as it passes through....

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flagship HSE laser system

Featured at FABTECH 2014: Laser System

October 23, 2014

Kern Lasers will exhibit its flagship HSE laser system, capable of cutting and etching materials including metal, wood, and acrylic. The machine can cut 10 IPS and engrave up to 150 IPS. Each laser system can be custom- built based on the user’s needs. The company will display signage,...

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Dynabrade’s 0.4-HP die grinder

Featured at FABTECH 2014: Die Grinder

October 22, 2014

Dynabrade’s 0.4-HP die grinders are suitable for precision grinding, deburring, and blending on a variety of materials. These compact, lightweight air tools are made in the U.S. and available from 950 to 30,000 RPM. The die grinders feature a composite overmold housing, which reduces...

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The Prima Power PLATINO® Fiber 2-D laser cutting machine

Featured at FABTECH 2014: PLATINO 2-D Fiber Laser Cutting Machine

October 22, 2014

The Prima Power PLATINO® Fiber 2-D laser cutting machine can be used to cut a variety of materials, including highly reflective metals such as aluminum, copper, and brass. It processes various thicknesses with efficiency and quality, the company states. With zero setup time, the machine...

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Small ferrous and nonferrous particles

The Foe: Ferrous Metal

October 22, 2014

Fluid filtration using rare-earth magnets can increase fluid life and decrease the chance of damaging a machine.

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The DoveLock™ DT20

Put Your Workpiece on a Pedestal

October 22, 2014

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Producing five machined sides in one operation requires flexibility between the tool, the fixture, and the workpiece. The workpiece needs to be secured in a way that provides clearance for movements of the spindle housing, the worktable, and the part itself, without creating interference areas.

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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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