Machinery & Machining Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools

Rotary Broaching Brake aligns forms in machined products.

October 2, 2012

Designed as attachment to GT Series rotary broach holder, rotary broaching brake can be used to hold orientation for single or multiple parts. Hardware consists of standard screws and nuts that can be replaced. Brake mounts to tool holder using set screws, and additional screws are included at opening of brake to gently tighten against spindle. When broach is engaged with part, brake is loose enough to allow spindle to turn without interfering with broaching operation. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Braille Insertion Tool enhances CNC router capabilities.

October 2, 2012

Able to be used on any Techno CNC router, Braille Insertion Tool lets users program their sign and then drill the holes, repeat same routine, and insert Braille balls (acrylic or stainless) using drill routine. Holes can be drilled and balls inserted within seconds, and entire sign/job can be finished directly on machine without manual intervention. To increase material yields, users can nest multiple signs together. Complete set includes drill bit with acrylic and stainless balls. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools

Network Communications Modules come with M12 connectors.

October 2, 2012

Available for PROFIBUS RT, PROFINET, DeviceNet, EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, and EtherCAT, Anybus CompactCom modules with M12 connectors enable network connectivity for machinery that operates in wet, dusty, or other demanding industrial environments. Protection ratings of IP20 and IP67 apply, respectively, to modules with and without housing, and all CompactCom modules are completely interchangeable. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Hypertherm Introduces Bevel Process Breakthrough and More at FABTECH 2012

October 1, 2012

HANOVER, N.H. - Hypertherm will unveil new edge profiling technology designed to help fabricators and CNC table manufacturers achieve accurate bevel cuts more easily than before. Hypertherm's bevel technology includes factory tested mild steel cut charts for all Hypertherm HyPerformance HPRXD plasma systems. These cut charts contain meticulously developed parameters that will significantly... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Romaco at PACK EXPO 2012

October 1, 2012

At this year's PACK EXPO Romaco will show a tube filling machine for the primary packaging of pharmaceuticals and cosmetics along with selected process technologies.<4444>Unipac U 2060 tube filler<4444>The Romaco Unipac U 2060 automatic tube filler has an enclosed design that meets ergonomic requirements. With its compact structure and a footprint of less than one and a half square metres, the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Efficient Solar Cell Processing with Jenoptik's Laser Sources and Laser Machines

October 1, 2012

Jenoptik's Lasers & Material Processing division shows its laser sources and laser machines for innovative and efficient photovoltaic production at EU PVSEC 2012, hall 3, booth D17a of the Messe Frankfurt in Frankfurt am Main, Germany from September 25 to 28, 2012.<4444>Diode-pumped femtosecond laser for optimal use in the photovoltaic industry<4444>Based on the disk laser technology, the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Locking Toolholder eliminates cutter pullout.

October 1, 2012

By utilizing powRgrip’s gripping strength in conjunction with locking system and threaded cap, secuRgrip anti-pull system locks collet and cutter to toolholder body to eliminate cutter slippage during metal removal applications. Solution has TIR of 0.0001 in. and lets manufacturers preset their tool heights. While REGO-FIX users can modify existing powRgrip holders for use with this system, solution nominally makes use of existing standard carbide or HSS endmill designs. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Automatic Hydraulic Bandsaw offers cutting speeds to 70 m/min.

October 1, 2012

Equipped with numerically controlled material feed and 2-speed motor with 1.1/1.5 kW of power, KASTOpractical A2 pivot-type machine delivers cutting speeds up to 35 or 70 m/min, depending on material and feed. Saw head can be indexed 45° to left or up to 60° to right, regardless of whether solid, tubular, or profile stock is being processed. Operating range for straight cuts is 230 mm round, 300 x 170 mm flat, or 220 x 220 mm square, and capacity when mitering at 45° is 190 x 190 mm. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Standardized Live Centers accommodate custom applications.

October 1, 2012

Designed to fit 90% of formally custom-only applications, Royal live center point styles include full diameter, reduced diameter, female 90° angle, small bull nose, and male 90° angle. Roto-Shield™ technology increases bearing life by deflecting coolant, protecting bearings, minimizing seal wear, and maintaining grease consistency. Manufactured to exacting tolerances, all live centers are accurate to ±0.00005 in. TIR or better. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Jet Edge Waterjets Featured on Special #55 Toyota Camry at Sylvania 300 in Loudon, N.H., Brian Vickers Drives #55 to Top 10 Finish

September 28, 2012

MWR Uses Jet Edge Waterjet to Cut 1,000 Parts for Each Racecar, Has Two Teams in Chase for the Sprint Cup ST. MICHAEL, Minn. - Waterjet manufacturer Jet Edge was featured prominently on Michael Waltrip Racing's famous #55 car at the Sylvania 300 NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series race Sept. 23 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.<4444>Brian Vickers drove the #55 Jet Edge/Freightliner Toyota Camry to a... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Inserting System delivers up to 16,000 insertions/hour.

September 28, 2012

Supporting multiple applications and changing over from flats to letters in minutes, Ascender™ 16  is suitable for short, mid-length, and long runs. System features Navigator™ controller and Harmonix™ productivity management software. These solutions deliver optimized production and mailpiece integrity, detailed production reporting, capability to control third-party peripherals, and connectivity to ADF environment such as Bell and Howell’s IQ™ Software Suite. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

ERIE Press Delivers 3,500 Ton Rolled Ring Blanking Press

September 27, 2012

ERIE, PA - ERIE Press Systems' 3,500-ton Ring Blanking press, installed at McInnes Rolled Rings in Erie, Pennsylvania, forges carbon, alloy, and stainless steel preforms weighing up to 10,000 lbs. The press supports a new radial-axial mill producing seamless rings up to 144" (3660mm) in diameter.<4444>"The capabilities of the press have exceeded our expectations," Paul Janicke of McInnes Rolled... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Air Chuck features spring clamp and air open operation.

September 27, 2012

Opening at < 50 psi and gripping part at constant 35 psi, Model 1070-250W features 2 jaws of hardened and ground 1018 steel with Rockwell C hardness of 58–63. Chuck has ¼ in. opening on diameter (1/8 in. opening per jaw) and is modified for spring clamp and air open, using nitrogen compressed gas springs in spring clamp mechanism. If air pressure to machine is lost, parts will not fly out and damage operator or machine. Parts are gripped on 4 points with carbide-coated grippers. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Safety & Security Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Datalogic Optimizes Safety and Processing Efficiencies at Volkswagen's Warehouse Based in Verona, Italy

September 26, 2012

Bologna - Datalogic S.p.A. (Borsa Italiana S.p.A.: DAL), a global leader in Automatic Identification and total solutions provider of bar code readers, data collection mobile computers, RFID and vision systems, has a well-established reputation in the automotive manufacturing industry, endorsed by major brand names, such as Volkswagen, which deploys the Company's solutions in their automatic... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

TURCK Announces Minifast Splitters and Tees That Provide Voltage Monitoring for DeviceNet Applications

September 26, 2012

Minneapolis, MN -- TURCK introduces new 7/8-16UN minifast tees, splitters and in-line diagnostic devices, designed for use in DeviceNet applications, including CAN networks and mobile equipment. Models are available in a standard option for classic DeviceNet use and a voltage monitoring version that contains an integrated circuit board to serve as a diagnostic tool. Voltage monitoring tees and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Metal Craft Announces Acquisition of New Nova Sidera Orion Spinning Machine

September 26, 2012

Etobicoke, Ont. - Metal Craft Spinning and Stamping, a leader in quality metal spinning, cost-effective precision metal stamping and metal tooling services, is proud to announce the acquisition of a new Nova Sidera Orion 400 Playback Spinning Lathe.<4444>The new machine, the fifth spinning lathe the company owns, has many special features that will help Metal Craft keep its customers... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

New Centricut Brand Consumables Deliver Improved Performance to Komatsu Rasor Plasma Systems

September 26, 2012

HANOVER, NH - Hypertherm's Centricut brand today announced the release of new nozzles for Komatsu Rasor plasma systems that eliminate the problem of leaking coolant. There are eight Centricut brand CoolFlow(TM) nozzles in all, designed for use with Rasor 40 and Rasor 90/120 torches. <4444>"An inefficient metal-to-metal seal on current Komatsu torch nozzles causes a lot of coolant to leak from... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Lean Robotic Blast Machine preps turbine buckets.

September 26, 2012

Designed for single-piece-flow processing of precision components, Model RB-600 is offered with adaptations for shot peening or surface preparation of turbine buckets and blades. Product is compatible with full spectrum of shot and grit blasting or peening media. Single blast gun or pressure nozzle is directed by 6-axis Fanuc Robotics LR Mate 200iC robot arm rigidly suspended from removable roof of blast cabinet, and nozzle motion is coordinated with component rotation. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Solid Carbide End Mill is suited for machining ISO M materials.

September 26, 2012

Featuring 4-flute cutter with 2 internal helical coolant channels, Walter Prototyp Proto•max™ Inox suits applications involving stainless steel and other materials. Micro geometry increases wear resistance and protects against edge build up while providing for smooth workpiece finish, while unequal helix angles (35° and 38°) minimize vibration during operation. This end mill, with TAA coating with TiAlN base, comes in 6–20 mm dia, with or without corner radii. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Wabash and Carver Exhibiting at Rubber Expo 2012

September 25, 2012

Wabash MPI and Carver, Inc. will be exhibiting at Rubber Expo(TM) 2012 in Booth No. 414 from October 9-11 at Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, OH. Wabash and Carver are leading manufacturers and suppliers of standard and custom production and laboratory presses for rubber applications. <4444>Wabash is a leading international manufacturer and supplier of standard and custom presses. Wabash... Read More