Machinery & Machining Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools

Horizontal Machining Center optimizes titanium processing.

October 10, 2006

Utilizing twin ballscrew-driven axes configuration in X-Y-Z and basic B-axis table, 5-axis Model MEGA5-800 incorporates A-axis tilt-spindle with 180° sweep. Machine accommodates parts up to 1,300 mm diameter and 2,000 mm high while providing X, Y, Z axis travels of 1,425, 1,325, and 1,265 mm. Feed rate is 60 m/min and acceleration/deceleration rate is 1 G. Intended for hard metal applications, XT spindle delivers base speed of 375 rpm and max speed of 6,000 rpm. Read More

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Band Saw Blade cuts tubes and profiles.

October 10, 2006

Targeting structural and fabrication industries, 3853 TOP Fabricator features PF tooth design that makes teeth resistant to tooth-stripping. M42 tooth material extends blade life, while floating set optimizes surface finish. Designed to minimize out-of-square cutting and cutting noise, 3853 TOP Fabricator is suited for cutting I-beam, angle iron, bundles, square and round tubes, H-beam, channel, and any structural steel. Read More

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Semi-Automatic Band Saw is suited for production sawing.

October 10, 2006

With double mitering (60° to left or right) capabilities and 60-360 fpm variable-speed blade, Model KS450 is designed for production sawing of solids and structural shapes up to 14 in. at 90° in full cycle, semi-automatic operation. Saw frame is canted 5° to cut through bottom of structural section without vibration or slowdown. Machine offers fully hydraulic operation and free-standing operator console that may be placed in any desired location. Read More

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Horizontal Machining Center features box-in-box structure.

October 10, 2006

Providing X, Y, Z travels of 30 x 26 x 26 in., 50 taper Model HMC-500H includes Schneeberger roller type linear ways on all axes and pre-tensioned ball screws that virtually eliminate thermal expansion. Moving saddle design employs box-in-box construction that keeps spindle movement confined inside box-shaped column casting. Directly coupled to Fanuc spindle motor, 3.54 in. dia spindle produces 35 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque at 500 rpm. Rapid traverse rates are 1575 ipm in all axes. Read More

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Stress Relief System offers manual and automatic operation.

October 10, 2006

Meta-Lax Model 2700-CC sub-harmonic stress relief system uses Windows OS and incorporates software that adds 2 manual modes to 2 existing automatic modes. While giving operator control over entire process, manual modes also expand capacity to use vibrations to address applications other than stress relief and weld conditioning. Data entry on certification sheet includes metric conversions to clarify information about workpiece and stress relief certification. Read More

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Beveling Machine produces bevels up to 1 3/16 in.

October 10, 2006

Suited for weld preparation beveling, Model 9000 Bevel Mill uses standard carbide inserts in milling cutter for beveling most machinable materials including mild steel, aluminum, and stainless steel. Machine is self-supporting on workpiece and is hand fed by operator along edge of plate at up to 6 fpm. Unit offers variable angle adjustments from 15-45°. Read More

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Tipped Tooling suits high-production applications.

October 9, 2006

Designed for reaming, fine boring, and milling, MODCO® Tipped Tools can be engineered with steel or carbide bodies and are provided in any required diameter and length combination. PCD tips are available for aluminum and other non-ferrous material applications, while CBN tips are offered for iron jobs. Construction technique allows tools to be engineered with appropriate number of tips to achieve required part dimensions, surface finish, and geometric relationships. Read More

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Five-Axis HMC is capable of automated operation.

October 9, 2006

Equipped with Fanuc 18iMB5 control capable of simultaneous 5-axis contouring, JE50S B/A has 20 in. working envelope and 2,362 ipm rapid traverse rates. It features BT/BIG Plus 40 taper spindle as well as rotating and tilting work table with 32 mm faceplate. Automatic tool changer, mounted over top of spindle, has 40-tool capacity. Other features include 12,000 rpm, 20 hp, direct-coupled spindle; 256 psi through spindle coolant; and TNK rolling filter microfine chip conveyor. Read More

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Horizontal Machining Center is designed for milling.

October 9, 2006

Designed for Lean lines, agile lines, flexible transfer lines, and standalone application deployment, JE30SL utilizes BT/BIG Plus 30 taper, 13,000 rpm spindle that accelerates from 0-13,000 rpm in 0.38 sec and performs rigid taps up to 8,000 rpm. Machine features 20 x 16 x 16 in. travels and 2,362 ipm rapid traverses with 1.5 g acceleration and deceleration. It comes with rotary pallet changer, 256 psi through spindle coolant, and TNK rolling filter microfine chip conveyor. Read More

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Horizontal Machining Center offers 14,000 rpm spindle speed.

October 9, 2006

With 30 hp motor generating 161 ft-lb torque for cutting metals, DHP-4000 combines 1.5 sec tool-to-tool changes, 2,362 ipm rapid traverses, and 2-pallet, rotary shuttle system with 5.9 sec pallet change time. Work pieces up to 23.6 in. dia x 31.5 in., weighing up to 880 lb., are supported on 15.7 x 15.7 in. pallets. Table can be indexed in 1° increments, and 60 station ATC automatically returns CAT40 tools to original pots. Read More

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Turning Center has tool setter with4-position touch sensor.

October 9, 2006

Offered in 3 models with 6.5 or 8.25 in. chuck, Lynx 220 OD Turning Center is powered by 20 hp motor and features 30° slant bed with single-piece, strategically ribbed design and fine-grain Meehanite composition that dampens vibration and helps dissipate heat. Spindle accelerates to 6,000 rpm in 2.3 sec, and rapid traverses for X and Z axes are 1,181 and 1,417, respectively. Heavy-duty, 12-station turret is non-stop and bi-directional with 0.15 sec station index time. Read More

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Twin-Turret Turning Center has programmable tailstock.

October 9, 2006

PUMA TL-series features upper and lower turrets and programmable tailstock for parts 9.4 in. dia x 23.6 in. long. While model TL2000 accepts 2.6 in. dia barstock, TL2500 accepts barstock of similar or 3.0 in. dia and 39.3 in. lengths. Both models are designed for interrupted cutting. Their dual turrets house 20 tools total, with live tooling at any station, and servo drives reduce station-to-station times to 0.10 sec. Centers also feature 945 ipm Z-axis rapid traverse. Read More

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Manual Plasma Cutting Machine operates on 110/115 V input.

October 9, 2006

Weighing just 16 lb, HandyPlasma 250 cuts up to ¼ in. carbon or stainless steel and is portable enough to travel to any job site. Single-phase unit produces 20 A at 20% duty cycle and comes complete with torch, spare parts, air filter/regulator, input power cord with plug, and work cable with clamp. Additional features include side-mounted pressure gauge and automatic air purge when unit powers on. Read More

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Case Liner runs up to 18 cycles/min.

October 9, 2006

Superliner SL220 makes bags with adjustable length from rolls of continuous gusseted tubing. Bag is opened and placed into case, crate, drum, or tray with neck cuffed over edges, providing hygienic container ready for filling with food or non-food products. Along with stainless steel conveyor and Allen Bradley controls with self diagnostics, machine incorporates dual roll holder that facilitates loading and changing of film rolls. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Pulsed Solid-State Laser suits cutting/welding applications.

October 9, 2006

Along with removable touch-screen control panel and real-time power control, TruPulse series offers burst function that lets average power be briefly exceeded and increase pulse frequency to reduce welding cycle. Maximum mean power and pulse energy, focusability, and beam quality are adjustable to meet application area requirements. While featuring modular power supply structure, average power ranges from 20-150 W at max pulse power of 10 kW. Read More

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Rotary Spindle enables EDM turning of microstructures.

October 9, 2006

Combination of Model H80R.MAC Rotary Spindle and Model H1680.AC4 variable-speed ac control enable production of miniature round parts. Contour shapes are programmed into EDM control, eliminating contoured wheels. Spindle and refined generator settings allow EDM turning of diameters down to .002 in. with surfaces to Ra 0,2. Applications include ejector pins for micro molds, miniature valve slides, electrodes for sink EDM, and micro pump parts. Read More

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Miter Saw features motion-activated, 2-beam laser.

October 5, 2006

Suited for workshop or jobsite, 10 in. Model 3800 includes SmartCut(TM) system for fast, safe cuts. As operator comes within range of saw, motion-activated laser system turns on, then, with both hands free, user can position cut line between 2 laser beams that project onto material. Saw also includes 2 crown molding stops that hold crown up to 4.5 in. in nested position, table extension with left and right extension rails, and vertical clamps that hold workpiece securely. Read More

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CNC Tube Bender targets small-batch/JIT processes.

October 4, 2006

Offering programmable control over rotary draw bending process components, all-electric, multi-stack Breeze-100 will cold-bend demanding materials, such as 100 mm/4 in. titanium tubing. Bends of up to 180° can be made with repeatability of ±0.05 mm of distance between bends and ±0.05° of bend angle. Unibend Control Software includes automatic set-up routine, which will sense and clamp tube. Users have complete control over bend operation and can modify various parameters. Read More

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Waterjet Cutting Head has quick-change orifice design.

October 4, 2006

Autoline II(TM) abrasive cutting head is designed for quick, tool-less orifice changes. Size and placement of wear insert accelerates replacement, and abrasive inlet facilitates connection of abrasive feed line. Weep hole indicates whether orifice is seated correctly. While ideal ratio between focusing tube and orifice is 3:1, using 2.2:1 or 2:1 ratio allows faster cutting at cost of shorter focusing tube life. Product uses abrasive efficiently for optimal cut speeds. Read More

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Turning Center features 3 turrets, each with Y axis.

October 4, 2006

Combining turning and milling operations, Super NTY3 features three 6,000 rpm milling motors that can simultaneously machine 2 flat surfaces on one spindle and one surface on the other. Each turret holds 12 driven or 24 stationary tools. Accelerating Y axes have travels of 2.44 in., and up to 29/20 hp is available for shaft/work turning with synchronized spindles. Super NTY3 has max turning diameter of 6.89 in., max turning length of 23.5 in., and bar capacity of 1.65 in. Read More