Machinery & Machining Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools

Boring Kit supports wide diameter range with one head.

July 9, 2015

With just one head, EWN 2-50XL Boring Kit offers precision boring solution for diameter range of .700–6.000 in. Kit features rigid, dynamic center-mounted boring bar/insert holder capable of maintaining consistent precision throughout full range. Boring head offers adjustments of Ø.0002 in./div, and coolant through is standard with max pressure of 300 psi. When using outboard insert holders, coolant nozzle inserts to center of head for direct coolant delivery to cutting edge. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Mid-Sized Electroplater offers full automation in compact space.

July 8, 2015

Fully automated, cassette-to-cassette Solstice® S4, as one of several available <200 mm wafer electroplaters, is available with up to 4 chambers. Occupying 68 x 82 in. footprint, this machine, this machine is capable of delivering up to 75 wph throughput. All Solstice models share same chambers, software controls, electronics, and processing results, facilitating migration from process development (LT) to mid-volume production (S4) to high-volume production automation (S8). Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Solid Carbide Thread Mills come in 3XD sizes for max reach.

July 8, 2015

Used in aerospace, defense, and medical industries, 3XD THREADS-ALL Tools enable machining of difficult-to-cut materials such as stainless, titanium, and inconel. Tools provide single solution for through and blind holes and offer full bottom threading to within one pitch. With 8 stock standard tool sizes of #10, ¼, 5/16, 3/8, 7/16, ½, 5/8, and ¾, ZGF-I 3XD Thread Mills allow for over 100 commonly produced screw thread designations. Miniature size thread mills come in 4 sizes from 2–8. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Deck Descaler features flexible shaft design.

July 8, 2015

Used to remove scale, rust, paint, and other deposits on ship decks and other metal surfaces, Trelawny™ Trident Neptune Deck Descaler Model 340.TN/S/220 leaves receptive surface for priming/painting or coating. Unit features 0.75 hp, 220 V motor with overheat protection and cutter speed of 2,850 rpm. Lightweight and portable, 9 ft x 5/8 in. flexible shaft allows for wide coverage area. Other features include heavy-duty leaf scaling head, 6-cutter scaling head, and 6 in. dia power brush. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Plasma Treatment Systems serve semiconductor applications.

July 7, 2015

Targeting wafer-level and 3D packaging applications, TrophoSPHERE™ and StratoSPHERE™ support automated handling and processing of round or square wafers and perform descum, ashing, dielectric etch, wafer bumping, organic contamination removal, and wafer destress. Troposphere is designed for high-throughput processing of semiconductor wafers and other flat substrates in sizes from 3–8 in. dia for wafers held in open cassettes, while StratoSPHERE handles semiconductor wafers up to 12 in. dia. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Indexable Boring Tool permits small-hole rough boring.

July 7, 2015

With boring range of 16–21 mm diameter, MW Boring Tool is suited for semi-finish boring operations of workpieces with die cast holes. Product is built with 20 mm diameter straight shank and performs best when paired with milling chuck at fixed bore depths up to 4 x D. Spiral groove carved into body facilitates clean chip removal with help of coolant holes near end of groove. For blind-hole situations, additional center-through coolant option was added. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Distance Ring enables individual height alignment.

July 7, 2015

With Z1814/... Distance Ring, position of heel blocks on Z1812/... and Z1813/... mold slide units can be aligned without need to dismantle slide unit. Hardened distance ring is ground to corresponding dimensions and can then be used for individual height adjustment of slide unit, as well as for offsetting production tolerances and aligning replacement parts. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Band Saw Blade supports high-speed aluminum cutting.

July 2, 2015

Utilizing precision grinding techniques, CAST MASTER™ XL features optimized surface finish on carbide tooth edge that prevents material build-up. Specialized grade of carbide provides wear resistance in aluminum and non-ferrous materials, while aggressive rake angle maximizes shear plane angle, minimizing cutting forces and aiding in tooth penetration. In addition, high-alloy backing steel and next generation welding technology prevents premature tooth loss. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

High-Throughput Stringer solders solar cells in 2 sec cycle.

July 2, 2015

Designed to produce full and half-cell strings with up to 5 busbars, STRINGER TT1800 utilizes single track technology and offers throughput of up to 50 MWp per year. Cycle time of 2 seconds enables production of up to 27 modules/hr, and throughput of complete standardized system – 2 STRINGER TT1800 and one layup – is rated at 100 MWp. Layup's 6-axis robot consists of flexible package that allows system to be adapted to different applications or cell and glass sizes. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Helical Mill promotes process reliability and efficiency.

July 1, 2015

Along with solid and stable body, Walter BLAXX F5038 helical milling cutter features tangential, quadruple edge system of indexable inserts made of Tiger·tec® Silver. Accurately arranged precision indexable inserts produce flawless and step-free shoulders that can eliminate need for re-machining. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Machinery & Machining Tools, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment

Fiber Laser System suits development, small lot size production.

June 30, 2015

Featuring third generation BeamDirector®, which provides 2 axes of laser beam motion without part movement, LASERDYNE® 430 Versa can be used for laser cutting, welding, drilling, texturing, and marking. This 3D fiber laser system employs air-cooled, 3,000 W peak power fiber laser, supports range of standard focusing lens assemblies, and employs capacitive and optical methods of focus control. Motion system and other features promote performance, accuracy, and applicability. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Abrasive Belts improve productivity by reducing process time.

June 30, 2015

Vortex® Rapid Prep Belts come in Low Flex (LF) – high-lift nylon fiber bonded to strong nylon scrim backing – and Regular Flex (RF) – low stretch design with nylon fiber bonded to Y-weight polyester backing – versions. Agglomerated aluminum oxide grain increases cut rate on aluminum, titanium, and stainless steel, while Clean Bond™ resin technology eliminates rework process steps by producing smooth, smear-free finishes for aerospace, metal and stainless fabrication, and MRO applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC Router increases productivity in plastics industry.

June 30, 2015

Helping streamline plastics fabrication in production shops, Venture Plus handles cutting, drilling, and carving while delivering high polished accuracy with smooth edge finish. Features include 12 hp HSD automatic tool changer spindle with 8 tool rotary carousel, 4-zone vacuum table, 10 hp rotary vane pump, and material alignment pop up pins. Along with PC-based OSAI industrial controller, components include Delta AC servo motors and drives and precision helical rack and pinion. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Pipe Beveling Tool features bevel, face, and bore blade holder.

June 29, 2015

Offered in air- and electric-powered models, Prepzilla MILLHOG® machines 1.5 in. ID to 8.625 in. OD pipes using 8 sets of clamps and one mandrel. Rigid 3-blade holder bevels, faces, and bores in one operation and ensures smooth transfer when matching 2 different pipe schedules. Able to produce end preps at any angle without cutting oils, ID clamping tool features dual-opposed tapered roller bearings, direct drive gears, rigid blade lock system, and TiN-coated T-15 tool steel cutter blades. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Tube Bending Machine meets small batch needs.

June 29, 2015

With bend torque up to 4,056 lb-ft, EvBend 2000 can bend tube diameters up to 2 in., including tubing made from hard alloy materials.  Rotary-draw tube bending machine combines manual set-up with semi-manual operation of bending arm, which has servomotor power assistance. To ensure precise tube bending, machine uses CNC control system for tube feed, carriage rotation, and bend axes. EvBend 2000 meets small batch needs of shipbuilding, oil/gas, and processing sectors. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Food Processing & Preparation

Long-Life Seafood Processing Blades withstand harsh conditions.

June 29, 2015

Available in sizes from 3.54–11.811 in. for both fresh and salt water processing, stainless steel Hyde IBS Seafood Processing Blades feature smooth Ra microfinish coating. This reduces friction during cut, tendency of fish and waste products to stick to blade, and waste while also helping to extend blade life. Polished and honed edge delivers sharp, clean cuts. In testing, after 500 hr of constant salt spray test (ASTM Standard B117), blades showed virtually no rusting or corrosion. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Depaneling Machine separates metalized LED boards.

June 26, 2015

With max speed of 400 mm/sec, Model CL-100 can handle single-sided, metalized, or FR-4 panels of any length, with thicknesses from 0.8-3.5 mm. Machine uses 3 sets of round knives that are positioned at different heights to separate in 3 sequential steps. By using starting and ending table to lay panel, motor-driven machine enables operator to feed panel into and through knives. Table comes in standard length of 7.8 ft with 3.5 ft at front and 3.5 ft at rear. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

3D Printer Materials Development Kit accelerates R&D.

June 26, 2015

Combining fast test cycle times with small build volume, RAM10™ 3D Printer Materials Development Kit provides open materials development system that uses ViriPrint™ software and includes fluids manifold, electronics, and spreader bars. Ability for users to change powder, binder, firing parameters, tubing, and powder deposition subsystems enables distributed development of new materials sets as well as scale-up to larger systems. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Honing Machine handles bore diameters from 0.060-4.0 in.

June 26, 2015

Suited for prototype to production volumes, Model SH-4000 merges Siemens touchscreen PLC and digital-servo drives with servo-hybrid tool feed system and clear adjustable guard/light curtain. Horizontal power-stroked honing machine features 5 hp spindle drive and 1.5 hp stroker drive, with stroke travel up to 15.43 in. Spindle speed is infinitely adjustable from 200–3,000 rpm, with stroke rates of 10–550 spm. Cutting pressure can be adjusted in 1 lbf increments to maximum of 500 lbf. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Configurable Control Platform improves operational efficacy.

June 26, 2015

Improving utilization of existing tools and assets, Automation Platform consists of two programmable automation control options; I/O modules for interfacing to any type of sensor, actuator, valve, etc; and Controls Workbench software for configuration, process monitoring, tuning, and data storage. Library of process routine templates and function blocks facilitates implementation, and leveraging of Umetrics analytical solutions improves automation via real-time actionable data insights. Read More