Machinery & Machining Tools

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Printing in the Champions League

September 13, 2012

KBA Rapida 106 at Agema Corporation in Milan<4444>KBA can boast another impressive reference installation in the Italian litho market. Agema Grafiche, a successful business division of Milan-based Agema Corporation, fired up a highly automated Rapida 106 five-colour coater press last autumn. The project indicates that alongside the packaging sector investment is picking up again in the... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Software, Green & Clean

Our Capabilities: Fiberglass Pattern and Mold Making

September 13, 2012

Sigma Design used a suite of skills to develop the design for the base for WATTLOTS Power Arbor's(TM) solar parking lot canopy system. The system is designed to provide renewable electrical energy where it is needed to existing surfaces.<4444>The process began with designing a 3D model in CAD. The design was then printed in the fused deposition modeling (FDM) machine and the pattern for the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

MARTIN to Participate in Package on Package (PoP) Design and Assembly Center SMTA International 2012

September 13, 2012

MARTIN will be one of nine companies participating in the Package on Package Design and Assembly Center (PoP Center) at SMTA International this year. The PoP Center will take place October 16 and 17 in the SMTA International exhibit hall in the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel in Orlando, FL.<4444>MARTIN will highlight the EXPERT 10.6 Rework Station in the PoP Center. The system can remove all... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Services, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Hardfacing Wire Manufacturer Polymet Corporation to Expand Its Capacity and Create New Jobs

September 13, 2012

CINCINNATI, OH - Polymet Corporation, a leading producer of hardfacing wire, welding wire and thermal spray wire, has approved plans and began work to significantly increase its specialty wire rolling and drawing capacity. Currently Polymet uses very specialized rolling and drawing techniques to produce high quality wire used in applications like aerospace and industrial gas turbines, nuclear... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Self-Contained Vacuum Plasma System treats flex PCB materials.

September 13, 2012

Featuring dual-rack chamber that accommodates up to eighteen 20 x 24 in. panels in one cycle, FlexVIA™ Plasma System treats inner surface layer of flexible PCB prior to lamination for maximum adhesion and reliability. Both sides of flex material surface area are treated in one-step process, enabling rate of 80–120 units per hour. Negating need for temperature control, blower, or fluorine gases, system utilizes gas plasma solutions, such as Ar and O2, and is controlled via touchscreen GUI. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Precision Gear Drive Saws accurately cutting range of materials.

September 12, 2012

Intended for iron and steel applications, FMB Mitre Bandsaws combine advantages of circular cold saw, variable blade speeds from 52-396 fpm, and capacity of traditional bandsaw. Swivel saw head cuts 0° to 45° left and 0° to 60° right, while vise slides on linear guide rails facilitate setup of miter cuts. Blade size is 11 ft 3 in. x 1 in. x .035 in., and FMB Saturn+G+V Model features Hydraulic Cutting Control. Respectively, saw motor and coolant motor perform at 2 and 1/8 hp. Read More

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

DUNMORE to Showcase Gemini Series and High-Temperature Label Material at Labelexpo 2012

September 11, 2012

New Coating and Laminating Process Provides Labeling Companies More Flexibility, Material Efficiency<4444>BRISTOL, Pa. - DUNMORE Corporation will showcase its new Gemini Series coating and laminating expanded capabilities to their partners throughout the labeling industry at Labelexpo Americas 2012.<4444>DUNMORE, a premier supplier of specialty label face stock films, created Gemini to expand... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics, Services, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

SouMac Opens New Factory in Portsmouth

September 11, 2012

New Paraquda Pick-and-Place from Essemtec installed in facility<4444>In 1992, Mike Souter and Tony Mack founded SouMac Electronics Ltd. test and repair service. Due to high precision, fast turnovers and an eye for detail, their company quickly became well known through the industry. In 2003 seeing a need to complement the existing business model, SouMac Assembly was founded, with Steve Wood's... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Manncorp Helps Manufacturers 'Reshore' with Fully-Supported SMT Production Lines

September 10, 2012

After a decade of "cheap" manufacturing, US manufacturers are finding that quality control issues, theft of intellectual property, rising shipping and labor costs, long lead times, supply chain disruptions, customs problems, and the delays caused by distance and communication difficulties are adding much more to the cost of offshoring than expected. Many of these companies are now considering-or... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Siemens to Demonstrate KUKA Robotics Integration

September 10, 2012

All motion controlled by mxAutomation directly through the Sinumerik CNC - simple to integrate, even easier to operate<4444>CHICAGO - At this year's International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago, Siemens will demonstrate its recent collaboration with KUKA Robotics. In the Siemens booth E-5010, a KUKA robot will be articulating parts, simulating the operation on a CNC machine... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Beveling Tool Head removes boiler tube membrane and overlay.

September 10, 2012

Available to fit MILLHOG® end prep tools covering tube range from 7/8-3 in. OD, ESCO Membrane and Overlay Removal Head features proprietary inserts shaped like golf tees, rather than screws, that tap into place and can be rotated to utilize 360° cutting edge. As head rotates, holding forces of inserts are multiplied, which minimizes vibration and heat. Head can also hold beveling blade. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Overlay Metrology System supports multi-patterning techniques.

September 10, 2012

Designed to address complex overlay challenges associated with single- and multi-patterning lithography techniques at advanced sub-28 nm design nodes, Archer(TM) 500 accurately measures and characterizes overlay error. Measurement speed and precision enable thorough overlay characterization on wafers after patterning to help verify that pattern features have been correctly aligned to previously-patterned features, located on either same layer or prior process layer. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools, Green & Clean

Secure, Dual-Band Wi-Fi Router offers 750 Mbps speed.

September 10, 2012

With 300 + 450 Mbps speed, NETGEAR N750 Dual Band Gigabit WiFi Router - Premium Edition (WNDR4300) handles HD video streaming and large file transfers. Apple® Time Machine® compatibility and secure NETGEAR ReadyShare® Cloud service come standard, along with simultaneous dual-band (2.4 and 5.0 GHz) capability and 4 gigabit Ethernet ports. DLNA-compatible router also offers such security features as WPA and WPA2 protocols, double firewall (SPI and NAT) protection, and DoS attack prevention. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

IMCO Tool Helps Oilfield Instrument Maker Hit Paydirt - Again - Cutting Inconel Parts

September 7, 2012

M706 Series Omega® end mill takes HEM toolpath for another productivity hike.<4444>PERRYSBURG, Ohio, USA - Gilbert Boquet (bō-kay) keeps his eyes open for new opportunities to shave time and tool costs, especially when the parts in production are made with 718 Inconel. This time, though, he went back to the IMCO M706 Series Omega end mills that had given him 400% more parts per tool in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Renishaw's Versatile Gauge and Laser Melting Machines at Aero Engineering 2012

September 7, 2012

Renishaw, the global engineering company, will be exhibiting its range of advanced engineering technology products at Aero Engineering 2012 at the NEC, Birmingham, UK from 7 - 8 November. Visitors to hall 1 stand 707 will have the chance to see a range of Renishaw's products, including the Equator(TM) versatile gauge, and the AM250 laser melting machine.<4444>Equator offers a radical alternative... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Machinery & Machining Tools, Packaging Equipment, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Bosch Presents Its Innovative Packaging Solutions at PACK EXPO

September 7, 2012

· Inverted long dwell flow wrapper for gentle product transport · Product stacker collator to create multipacks of up to five layers · Bar packaging line, SurePOUCH clean-fill machine SPC, and compact inspection unit KKX 3900 for capsules debut in North America<4444>Chicago - At PACK EXPO 2012 in Chicago,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

MHI to Intensify Proposal-Based Marketing Approach for Machine Tools and Cutting Tools to Global Market

September 7, 2012

For Machine Tools and Cutting Tools to Global Market<4444>- Exhibiting at IMTS 2012 in Collaboration with Federal Broach -<4444>Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) is taking an important step to intensify its proposal-based marketing of machine tools and cutting tools to the world market through a new approach collaborating with Federal Broach Holdings, LLC, a company MHI acquired this... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

The Future of Labelling as Designed by Sacmi Makes its Debut at China Brew & Beverage 2012

September 7, 2012

This Beijing-held September mega-event will see a presentation of new labelling technology and complete solutions for the closures market and beverage industry<4444>Labelling, filling and stretch-blowing plus cap production, control and handling: Sacmi offers the beverage market not just individual machines but also complete, fully integrated solutions spanning from raw materials to finished... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Reelcraft Tool Balancers Make Tools Nearly Weightless, Reduce Fatigue

September 7, 2012

Reelcraft tool balancers make tools nearly weightless, reduce fatigue Reelcraft's Series TB and TBL tool balancers increase productivity by keeping tools positioned for immediate use with minimal operator motion. These reels feature a rugged steel construction with a baked-on powder coat finish, a reinforced hanging bracket with safety hook for ceiling mounting and extra holes for optional... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Micro-Cutter offers light-duty pipe cleaning and reinstating.

September 7, 2012

Designed for indoor use of commercial, industrial, and high-rise buildings where it is difficult for pneumatic access, Light Duty Electric Micro-Cutter runs at 110 V with variable speeds in variety of pipes from 2-6 in. in diameter. Foot pedal activated unit includes water injection hookup and can negotiate turns of 90°. Read More