Product News: Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Guide System is engineered for aluminum apron covers.

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August 12, 2008 - Designed for use of aluminum aprons, non-motorized guide system works in purely mechanical manner. Reversing or winding system allows guiding in 1 or 2 directions, depending on type of apron (Aluflex or GS20). Available space next to or inside machine determines type of apron guide: whether to roll up or reverse, in elliptical or spiral movement, in every orientation. Design accommodates speeds exceeding 328 fpm and acceleration exceeding 1 g while exhibiting minimal wear and tear.

Hennig, Inc.

9900 N. Alpine Rd., Machesney Park, IL, 61115, USA

Original Press Release

New Guide System for Aluminum Apron Covers

Press release date: June 27, 2008

Kirchheim/Munich,Germany -- Hennig, a supplier of machine protection systems, specializing in complete subassemblies of XYZ systems, has introduced a new non-motorized guide system specifically for the use of aluminum aprons.

The system works in a purely mechanical manner and is extremely easy to push or pull. Depending on the type of apron (Aluflex or GS20), a reversing or winding system allows guiding in one or two directions. The available space next to, or inside, the machine determines the type of apron guide: whether to roll up or reverse, in an elliptical or spiral movement, in every orientation, even overhead.

This system has already proven itself in an outstanding manner for all XYZ modules. The guide is suitable for high speeds exceeding 328 feet per minute (100 meters per minute) and acceleration exceeding 1g, and shows practically no wear and tear under these conditions.

Hennig, www.hennigworldwide.com, has been designing and producing custom machine protection and chip/coolant management products for state-of-the-art machine tools for over 50 years. Hennig products are designed to protect against corrosion, debris and common workplace contaminants. Hennig has manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Germany, France, Brazil, India, Japan, China and South Korea. Its North American repair centers are located in Machesney Park, Ill.; Chandler, Okla.; Charlotte, N.C.; Livonia, Mich.; Blue Ash, Ohio; Kitchener, Ontario, Canada; Mexico City, Mexico; and Saltillo, Mexico.

To learn more about Hennig products & services, visit www.hennigworldwide.com or call 1-800-4HENNIG (436-6446) in the USA.

Germany contact Hennig GmbH, Uberrheinerstr. 5, 85551 Kirchheim, Tel. 49 089 96096140

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