Machinery & Machining Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Buck Benefits from Hunter Mold Handling Lines

August 24, 2012

Custom configured solution from Hunter allows major Pennsylvania foundry to integrate mold handling line with other brands of automatic molding machines <4444>Schaumburg, Illinois (USA) - The Buck Company is an ISO 9001: 2008 Certified foundry in Quarryville, Pennsylvania, near Lancaster and nestled in the Susquehanna Valley near the Maryland border. Here, ferrous and non-ferrous castings of... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Renishaw to Demonstrate Additive Manufacturing Products at TCT Live 2012

August 24, 2012

Renishaw will demonstrate its range of laser melting and vacuum casting products at TCT Live 2012 from 25 - 26 September in hall 3A stand P14. Visitors to the show at the NEC, Birmingham, UK, will be able to see that the AM125 and AM250 machines utilise a pioneering process capable of producing fully dense metal parts direct from 3D CAD, using a high-powered fibre laser. Parts are built from a... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Schumacher Electric Corporation Installs a KE-1080LN from Juki at Its Matamoros, Mexico Plant

August 24, 2012

MORRISVILLE, NC - Juki Automation Systems, a world-leading provider of automated assembly products and systems and part of Juki Corporation, announces that Schumacher Electric Corporation has purchased and installed a KE-1080LN High-Speed Flexible Mounter at its plant in Matamoros, Mexico. Schumacher Electric designs and produces electronics assemblies, battery chargers and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Bulk Bag Unloader features 4-stage material conditioning.

August 23, 2012

Using 4-stage material conditioning sequence, Automated Bulk Bag Unloader prepares extremely agglomerated material for supply to downstream liquification process. First conditioning stage uses 2 hydraulic de-blocking rams that deliver 28,000 lb of direct material force each. Next, dual hydraulic massage paddles reduce material to chunk sizes. Bag spout valve, with 1,000 lb of material break-up force, reduces material for supply to final stage where crumbler breaks material into ¼ in. pieces. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Machining Center handles graphite components.

August 23, 2012

Featuring fixed column/moving table design, Model TMV-510G is equipped with 20,000 rpm direct drive spindle that is oil cooled for thermal stability, and 20-station arm-type automatic tool changer that produces tool changes in 0.8 sec with chip-to-chip time of 1.9 sec. Machine has 23.6 x 13.6 in. work table area and provides X-Y-Z travels of 20, 14.2, and 11.8 in., respectively. Double-nut preloaded design of 1 in. diameter Class-3 ballscrews permits rapid traverse rate of 1,890 ipm in all axes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Green & Clean

BLM GROUP USA to Feature Tube Processing Technologies at Fabtech 2012

August 22, 2012

LT Fiber Laser and ELECT XL Tube Benders highlight exhibit along with EM80 end forming machining center, LT JUMBO Laser and Cold Saw equipment<4444>BLM GROUP USA (Wixom, MI), (www.blmgroup.com) a global leader in the manufacture of tube processing solutions will feature its wide array of equipment in booth C-1717 at FABTECH 2012, November 12-14, 2012, Las Vegas. Equipment to be shown include... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

ABB IMTS 2012 Booth to Feature Diverse Range of Robotic Demos Designed for High Performance Manufacturing

August 22, 2012

Highlights include Okuma and Haas machine tending cells, and a four robot MultiMove display highlighting the coordination of complex motion patterns<4444>AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - ABB Robotics will feature a unique set of robotic automation demos, highlighting products, systems and technology designed to increase manufacturing productivity for operations of varying sizes and needs at the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Mate Precision Tooling to Showcase New Tooling Solutions at FABTECH 2012, Booth 3720

August 22, 2012

See Mate's RAPIDSET(TM) Adjustable Thick Turret Canisters,Euromac® Extended Life Punches And More<4444>Anoka, Minnesota: Mate Precision Tooling will exhibit the latest tooling system technology at FABTECH 2012, Las Vegas, Booth 3720, North America's largest fabricating, metal forming, finishing and welding event.<4444>New Mate RAPIDSET(TM) Provides Quick Tool Changes With Existing... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Drake to Demonstrate Automated Worm Grinding at IMTS

August 22, 2012

WARREN, OH - In Booth N-6918 at IMTS this year, Drake Manufacturing Services Co. will showcase its latest model GS:TE-LM 200 Linear Motor External Thread Grinding System. Although tooled to produce a dual lead worm, the machine can also grind a wide range of precision threads, ball screws, steering components, gages and complex thread forms.<4444>The show machine will be equipped with a robot... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Flexco to Demonstrate Innovative Splice Press and Fastener Solutions at Logis-Tech Tokyo 2012

August 22, 2012

Efficient technologies increase uptime and maximise productivity for belt conveyor systems<4444>Singapore - Flexco, the world's leading light-duty endless splicing and mechanical fasteners solutions provider, will be participating in Logis-Tech Tokyo 2012, September 11-14. Visitors can visit Flexco at Booth Hall 5-809 for live demonstrations of the company's innovative technologies, including... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Waste Handling Equipment

Sterilizers seamlessly connect with hospital IT network.

August 22, 2012

STERRAD® NX® and 100NX® Systems are available with Digital Transfer Interface (DTI), which improves efficiency and productivity in healthcare facilities. Automatically transferring data to be stored on hospital's server, DTI technology helps keep information in one centralized location. DTI technology can also connect STERRAD NX/100NX Systems to key instrument tracking software (ITS), clearly identifying location and reprocessing status of devices. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Production-Ready MC-400 Pick & Place from Manncorp Brings Affordability In-House

August 21, 2012

Bring prototyping, short run and low volume printed circuit board assembly jobs-even those requiring considerable placement accuracy and precision-in-house with the new MC-400 benchtop pick & place machine from Manncorp. Also suited to design houses and contract manufacturers who are looking to offer first article approval and small batch production to their customers, MC-400 offers the quality... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Software

LVD Unveils Unique Bending System, New Laser Cutting, Punching, and Software Products as It Marks 60th Anniversary

August 21, 2012

Gullegem, Belgium - LVD Company nv celebrates its 60th anniversary in business with the unveiling of an innovative press brake automation system, a new laser cutting product, new control and interface technology, as well as more capable punching and programming/shop management software at EuroBLECH, Hall 12, Stand 50 <4444>UNIQUE AUTOMATED TOOL SETUP TECHNOLOGY REVEALED <4444>At EuroBLECH, LVD... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Machining Center is built for rigidity, accuracy.

August 21, 2012

Able to handle range of materials, 157 x 155 x 130 in. VM-76R comes with 12,000 rpm, 40 hp spindle motor with 309 lb-ft torque and 3.93 in. dia spindle inner bore diameter. Rib shape and 1-ton casting lend to rigidity, while Y-axis pitch minimizes deflection. No. 50 spindle taper is supplied for heavy-duty cutting and optimized tool capacity, and integrated functionality adjusts ATC speed for heavy/large diameter tools. Worktable is 61.02 x 29.92 in., and stroke is 60.62 x 29.92 in. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Indexable Inserts are optimized for grooving, cutoff jobs.

August 21, 2012

Indexable grooving and cutoff inserts are available with Tigerotec® Silver PVD aluminum oxide coating, which offers high-temperature wear resistance to promote tool life. Optimized surface structure lowers friction on cutting surface; sharp, defined cutting edges can be achieved due to coating's thinness; and smooth surface helps prevent build-up on cutting edge while promoting process reliability. Four grades - WSM13S, WSM23S, WSM33S, and WSM43S - accommodate range of applications. Read More

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

Mini Monoblock Filler/Capper handles bottles, tubes, and vials.

August 21, 2012

Engineered for pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and cosmetic filling/capping applications, Model MB 25 handles up to 60 small bottles, tubes, or micro-vials per min. Gravity chutes allow operator to manually feed containers, caps, and plugs to starwheel for automatic placement. Available in single or dual pitch configurations, system offers filling options for liquids, powders, and creams. It also handles variety of closure types, including screw-on and push-on caps, pumps, dispensers, and stoppers. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sliding Jaw Chuck holds multiple parts.

August 21, 2012

Model NF-800 includes set of hardened and ground subjaws and 2 sets of inserts. Subjaws are designed to accept inserts, making chuck capable of holding multiple parts and enabling quick change-over from one part to next. Subjaws were ground in place to allow for optimized accuracy and repeatability with better than .0001 TIR. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Outsert Applicators utilize hot melt glue adhesion.

August 21, 2012

Featuring rotating 3-arm pick-and-place system with vacuum cup at end of each arm, 277 SIDESERT applies outserts from 0.125-1.5 in. thick, while 277 TOPSERT handles outserts from 0.125-0.75 in. thick. Applicators place literature on sides or tops of round, square, and rectangular bottles within ±1.5 mm tolerance. Depending on container size and outsert size, thickness, weight, and folding integrity, systems achieve line speeds up to 280 containers per minute. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission

Collaboration Speeds Development of Glass Screen Finishing Machines

August 20, 2012

Customized CNC systems and in-depth engineering support from NUM are enabling specialist machine manufacturer Viewtrun Technology to enter and compete in fast-growing markets in Asia.<4444>Based in Taipei, Viewtrun is developing a range of glass finishing machines for consumer electronics products that set new cost/performance levels in this highly competitive automation sector. This market is... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Green & Clean

Leading German Truck Manufacturer Takes on Board Superior Tube Bending Technology

August 20, 2012

Global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of the world's finest tube bending and endforming technologies, AddisonMckee of Lebanon, Ohio, Brantford, Ontario and Bamber Bridge, UK has been appointed to install yet another of its innovative market-leading DB150 ESRB tube bending machines into the Munich plant of a major supplier to a prestigious German truck manufacturer.<4444>The DB 150... Read More