Machinery & Machining Tools

Material Handling & Storage, Machinery & Machining Tools

Workpiece Clamping System features modular design.

October 31, 2014

Utilizing quick-change method, CAPTIS Clamping System permits conversion from external to internal clamping in less than 1 minute. Collet changes can be made in 15 seconds. Configurations include: power-operated, rotating CAPTIS collet chuck for turning machines; CAPTIS-D with axial tightening for machining bar stock; CATIS-AF with axially fixed collet and optional workpiece stop for delicate workpieces; and stationary CAPTIS-MS collet chuck for drilling, milling, and machining centers. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Grinding Machine produces rotationally symmetrical tools.

October 31, 2014

Engineered for high-production volumes, Walter Helitronic Mini Automation Machine features robot loader that can handle up to 1,500 tools. Double-ended spindle accommodates up to 3 grinding wheels per end to process end mills, drills, step tools, woodworking tools, and profile tools from 0.04–0.63 in. dia. Max tool length is 7.3 in., with minimum diameter of 0.04 in. for production blanks and 0.12 in. for regrinding. Fanuc control and HELITRONIC Tool Studio combine to operate 5 CNC axes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Waterjet Micromachining System offers taper-free cutting.

October 30, 2014

With 2 ft 4 in. x 2 ft 4 in. table and X-Y cutting travel of 2 x 2 ft, MicroMAX JetMachining Center uses abrasive waterjet technology to cut micron-level parts or part features from diverse materials. Rigid system utilizes linear encoders, vibration isolation, and software control systems to achieve position repeatability of <3 microns and positioning accuracy of ~15 microns. Along with 7/15 Mini MAXJET5i nozzle, machine supports Tilt-A-Jet® cutting head accessory. Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Machinery & Machining Tools, Cleaning Products & Equipment, Portable Tools, Green & Clean, HVAC

Cordless Outdoor Tools leverage brushless motor technology.

October 29, 2014

Featuring brushless motor technology, GreenWorks Pro cordless outdoor tools are powered by same 80 V Li-Ion battery and charger and thus do not require tune-ups or maintenance or produce emissions. Products in this series – walk-behind mower; string trimmer; blower; chainsaw; hedge trimmer, and snow thrower – are intended for use within commercial industry and produce minimal noise and vibration to help reduce operator fatigue. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Casemaking System produces tabloid size hard book covers.

October 28, 2014

Designed for 2 operators, Casemaking XXL System™ produces 200 covers/hr, ranging from wallet (4 x 4 in. closed) to tabloid size (22.75 x 46.75 in. open) and up to 4 in. thick. Operator runs cover material through top side gluer, aligns cover boards in position with sliding table case gauge, turns in all 4 sides of cover with air-operated turning in machine, and feeds finished cover through rotary press. With self-adjusting design, system is suited for on-demand bindery and short run applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Benchtop CNC Router helps automate production.

October 28, 2014

Suited for sign making and engraving, BT1212 features heavy-duty construction with precision ball screws on all 3 axes; 800 W (1 hp) Kress variable-speed, 8,000–24,000 rpm spindle; and 11.8 x 11.8 x 4.0 in. process area. Unit is powered by brushless micro stepper motor control system and operated via handheld controller. Compatible with G and M codes, machine comes with aluminum t-slot table and will route and engrave wood, plastic, foam, and light metals. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Packaging Equipment

Horizontal Flow Wrapper packages individual vials.

October 24, 2014

Packaging up to 300 single blow-fill-seal vials/min, Sigpack HCUL uses long-dwell cross-sealing technology to ensure hermetic packages even at high speed. Primary packaging units, delivered as BFS cards, are fed into machine by Sigpack LDF Delta robot or other intelligent loading solution. Before being packaged in flow wrapper, vials are separated by feeding system’s separation unit. Control system monitors alignment of products as well as information printed on packaging, such as barcode. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Coolant-Through System targets Swiss automatic machine tools.

October 24, 2014

Engineered to facilitate coolant-through operation on Swiss automatic machine tools, reCool System converts standard Swiss tooling collet locking nut into coolant-style nut that employs REGO-FIX MX nut design. By sending coolant flow directly to cutting edge, through-coolant operation benefits tool life and expedites chip removal. Rated at 1,400 psi coolant flow, reCool for Swiss automatic machines is available in ER 16 and ER 20 versions. Read More