Machinery & Machining Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools

Balancing Machine balances high-speed tools and tool holders.

May 13, 2016

Utilizing SmartTouch software, Tooldyne Balancing Machine combines accurate unbalance measurement in vector and numeric format, displayed on 15 in. color monitor with touchscreen and USB interface. Unbalance corrections can be made in various ways, including drilling, addition or removal of weights, and 1 and 2 plane measurement. After rotor data has been entered, Tooldyne is calibrated permanently, allowing continuous operation with precise measuring results. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

OMAX to Tout Engineering Benefits of Abrasive Waterjet Technology at IMTS

May 12, 2016

KENT, Wash. – OMAX Corporation will highlight how the company’s abrasive waterjet technology is engineered to provide successful cutting solutions to the manufacturing industry at IMTS 2016. OMAX will have live cutting demonstrations in booth N-6228 to showcase how quickly their JetMachining Centers produce high precision parts from virtually any material. Visitors can watch 3D and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gearing Up for Quality at Forest City

May 12, 2016

Keyence IM Series Instant Measurement system saves time and eliminates errors for this Illinois gear manufacturer. Quality inspector, Amy Sovina, says she's not a big fan of turning the knobs on an optical comparator. Not only is it time consuming and tedious, but measurement results are often subjective as well. So when she learned that her employer, Forest City Gear, was purchasing an IM... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Multi-edge Milling Cutter features positive cutting action.

May 12, 2016

Featuring double-sided design with total of 14 cutting edges per insert, CoroMill® 745 is suited for face milling in large batch productions. Cutter offers 3 pitch versions: radially compensated MD pitch for when vibration is a factor, M pitch for general applications, and H pitch with higher number of teeth for higher productivity. Tilted insert positioning system in tip seat and heptagonal insert design keep inserts securely in pocket when mounting and create positive cutting action. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Bassett Increases CNC Machining Capacities with New State of the Art Machines

May 11, 2016

Bassett is proud to announce the addition of VF4SS and VF11 CNC machining centers to its arsenal of existing  CNC machines. With the addition of these machines, Bassett has increased its capacity in both size and production volume  with the ability to bring your most complex machined parts to full production quickly.  Bassett has the know-how and equipment to provide quality parts on time... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Downdraft Table helps protect firefighters. .

May 11, 2016

Consisting of combination workbench and extraction/filtration system, Plymovent Downdraft Table provides safe and effective workspace where users can pre-clean soiled gear of contaminants. Product can help protect firefighters from exposure to dust and hazardous debris found on turnout gear and boots. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

ROHM to Feature Workholding Technologies that Maximize Machine Time at IMTS

May 10, 2016

SUWANEE, Ga. – At IMTS 2016 in booth W-2528, Röhm Products of America will show its strength as a one-stop clamping and gripping supplier by presenting a wide range of workholding innovations. Among the products on display will be two of the company’s newest solutions that fulfill industry demands for increased efficiency, ergonomics, weight reduction and convenience. Manufacturers in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Hybrid Trunnions reduces setup and increase productivity.

May 10, 2016

Stallion Hybrid trunnions accelerate installation of 3- and 4-jaw chucks, collet chucks, and faceplates without requiring removal of trunnion table. While 9 x 20 in. model holds 6 in. vise, 9 x 23 in. model is designed for double- or single-station, 6 in. vises. Sub-plates and quick-change sub-plates are available with quick-change ballocks, standard baseplates allow trunnion assembly to be offset to one side of machine, and pneumatic brake provides up to 600 lb clamping torque. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Surface Profiling Sensor uses interferometric technology.

May 10, 2016

Used for surface contour measurement, TeleStar® Probe scans up to 500 data points/sec with 1.0 micron accuracy and 0.1 micron repeatability. This self-contained, off-axis, partial coherence interferometric range sensor, offering measured point resolution in sub-micron (< 0.1 micron) range, has 25 mm constant working distance and is compatible with specular and light-scattering diffuse surfaces. Return angle allows measurement deep inside bores and blind holes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Hydraulic Gantry suits lifting and rigging applications.

May 10, 2016

Equipped with 2 stage lifting cylinders, Model SBL900 lifts up to 37 ft and can handle up to 667 tons at top of second stage. Folding boom gantry features self-propelled drive system, self-contained hydraulics, and mechanical locking to hold load for extended periods. Users can operate lift locally at each leg or use Intellilift remote control. Wireless system ensures automatic synchronization of lifting with accuracy of 1 in. and automatic synchronization of travel with accuracy of 0.60 in. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Plasma System expands from 4 to 8 cells to increase capacity.

May 9, 2016

Along with 65 x 69 x 97 in. chamber and 4&ndash;8 cell (8&ndash;16 panel) capacity, ModVIA&trade; provides technology to treat PCBs for desmear and etchback as well as provide surface activation. Integrated system accommodates diverse PCB panel technologies in various shapes and sizes, including rigid, flexible, through-hole, and blind via, and works with range of process gases: such as Ar, O2, N2, and CF4. While nominally equipped with 3 electronic mass flow controllers (MFCs), gas system supports 5 MFCs. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Bright Tin Acid Process suits rack and barrel electroplating.

May 6, 2016

Based on sulfuric acid electrolyte, Technibrite HT 1000 has low current density bright range, even when plating bath temperature and tin concentration parameters are higher than normal. Process can run without chiller, and will produce bright deposit at low current densities at process temperatures as high as 35°C, and with tin concentrations as high as 40 g/L. Cathode efficiencies of up to 90% are achievable. Process is NPE-free and fully RoHS-compliant. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Stretch Hood Machine secures tall and wide pallet loads.

May 6, 2016

Providing necessary protection and force, Multi FleXL secures and maintains integrity of tall and wide pallet loads throughout supply chain. This stretch hood machine, which wraps loads from 500 x 500 mm and up to 3,200 x 1,700 mm with max height of 3,000 mm, can be configured with up to 4 different film sizes and set up to automatically switch between them to accommodate different loads. Wrapping up to 150 loads/hr, 100% waterproof machine is also designed to eliminate contamination risks. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

DMI Event to Highlight Mazak Innovations that Boost Job Shop Efficiency

May 5, 2016

FLORENCE, Ky., – Mazak distributor Dependable Machine Inc. (DMI) will host an open house at its new technology center in Hayden, Idaho, May 10-12 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (PDT). The event will feature Mazak technologies that simplify part production processes as well as enhance shop floor productivity and versatility. A must-see for attendees will be Mazak’s MAZATROL SmoothX CNC.... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Ducommun Incorporated Relies on Beckwood for Hot Forming Press Technology

May 5, 2016

St. Louis, MO – Beckwood Press Company, a leading manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses and automation systems and the Triform line of sheet hydroforming equipment, has partnered with aerospace industry leader Ducommun Incorporated to design and manufacture two new hot forming presses for Ducommun’s Parsons, Kansas facility. Since 2006, Ducommun has relied on Beckwood to provide... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Guysons SP-10 Custom Grit Blaster for Batch Processing Gas Turbine Blades

May 5, 2016

When a major fortune 500 Aerospace company , who had built their reputation on being "dependable", selected Guyson to design and build a custom grit blaster for batch processing gas turbine blades; our engineering team realized that this was something truly unique . Our customer was involved throughout the design of the system and was impressed with how we were able to completely blast the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Four-Axis Grinding Center offers automated loading capacity.

May 5, 2016

With 12-tray capacity, Dom Plus is suited for high-production grinding of indexable inserts on periphery with two K-Lands through integrated re-clamping. Machine&#39;s 180° swiveling loading gripper allows flexible handling processes and grinding for second chamfer. Other features include maintenance-free direct drives for X, Y, and C axes; short transfers due to agile handling and internal dressing; and fast product changeovers facilitated by offline programming and graphic simulation. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Beckwood Press Company Supplies 3-Press Package to Railroad Industry Leader

May 4, 2016

St. Louis, MO – Beckwood Press Company recently manufactured three bulldozer presses for one of the world’s largest suppliers of railroad and transit system products. The new 3-press package will be used to form, straighten and bend I-beams to support the improvement of railway infrastructure. In total, this railroad industry leader now relies on seven Beckwood presses in their daily forming... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Beckwood Press Company Supplies Custom Bulge Forming Press to Fike Corporation

May 4, 2016

St. Louis, MO – Fike Corporation, a globally recognized leader in engineered solutions for process safety and facilities protection recently installed another Beckwood Press Company hydraulic press. When Fike needed a new press to accommodate their expanding product line, they again turned to Beckwood Corporation, their trusted solutions provider. Fike’s previous success with Beckwood and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sheet Hydroforming Presses feature integrated tool change.

May 4, 2016

In addition to optimized pressure containment system that improves cycle times, Triform Deep Draw BD Series is equipped with ergonomic tool change system that minimizes changeover times. Cartridge-style chamber is conveyed through rear opening of press, presenting blank holder and punch to operator. Presses can convert from Deep Draw configuration to Fluid Cell configuration, for shallow forming without moveable punch tool. With configurable design, presses offer horizontal or vertical layout. Read More