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Proterra Announces Advancements in Battery Technology for Heavy Duty Transit

May 18, 2016

Improved Catalyst® XR Transit Vehicle will deliver 28% more range from the same storage volume BURLINGAME, Calif. – Proterra, the market leader of zero-emission, battery-electric buses in North America, today announced a new battery design for the Proterra Catalyst® XR transit vehicle at the American Public Transportation Association Bus and Paratransit Conference (APTA), a gathering for... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Carbide Burs and Die Grinders offer tool-to-tool consistency.

February 25, 2016

Offering 12 different bur shapes, Premium Carbide Burs and Die Grinders serve variety of industries, materials, and applications. Burs are manufactured using precise CNC grinding and automated, temperature-controlled brazing to withstand demands of application. Die Grinders are slim and compact for control and precision. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

ARS Boring Cartridge increases metal removal rates.

February 23, 2016

Supporting use with Walter B3220, B3221, and B3224 boring tools, B3220 Boring Cartridge brings axial-radial offset roughing (ARS) capabilities to diverse applications in automotive, general engineering, and railway industries. Cartridge can use range of indexable inserts and doubling tools' cutting widths to increase metal removal rates and reduce operation time. Excelling at thru hole, line hole, and step cuts, product can machine all common ISO materials. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Carbide Burs maximize metal removal rates.

February 4, 2016

Specially designed for work on cast iron, CAST CUT Burs combine high stock removal rate with smooth milling action that minimizes noise and vibration. Burs offer cutting speed in 1,500–2,500 sfpm range with rotational speed of 12,000–20,000 rpm. Available in 5 standard SCTI shapes with shank diameter of ¼ in., energy-efficient burs deliver aggressive cutting action that results in large chips and optimized chip removal. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Makita Continues to Expand the Tool Box for Contractors with More New Solutions Revealed at STAFDA 2015

November 11, 2015

Makita closes 100th anniversary year with a range of new tools and accessories Phoenix, AZ – Makita is closing its 100th Anniversary Year with the announcement of over 40 innovative new tools and accessories, including: An 18V X2 LXT® Reciprocating Saw powered by two 18V Lithium-Ion batteries Three 18V LXT® high torque impact wrenches with category-leading torque The next generation... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

Electric Buses target dense urban areas.

October 9, 2015

In addition to nimble maneuvering, 35 ft Catalyst Electric Bus provides automated features including collision avoidance and traction control. Zero-emission buses feature modular configuration that enables customers to change or upgrade energy storage and charging systems as transit needs evolve. By configuring each bus, transit agencies can meet each route's daily range requirements, remain adaptable to future changes, and eliminate fossil fuel emissions. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Cobalt Drill Bits accelerate hole cutting in stainless steel.

September 14, 2015

Available in ½, 7/8, and 1 1/8 in. sizes, XT Cobalt Step Bits drill clean, smooth holes through stainless steel (and other materials). High-speed steel construction features cobalt additive for resistance to heat and abrasion created by drilling. Split point tip eliminates walking and penetrates 10GA stainless steel in <10 sec, while dual-flute design, which has 2 cutting edges that share load, allows accelerated cuts with less force. Steam oxide finish enables cooler running and longevity. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Holemaking Tools are engineered for performance, durability.

September 4, 2015

Made from heavy-duty steel, holemaking products are engineered for optimized for life expectancy and performance. Bi-metal hole saws cut stainless steel, mile steel, drywall, ceiling tile, laminate, wood, and plastic. Double-fluted step drill bits have thick, extra-long, 3/8 in. hex shank that provides firm, positive grip in drill and won&rsquo;t spin out. Also available, wood boring bits feature low-torque design and can change direction when drilling holes to customize shape. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Portable Magnetic Drill features automatic feed mechanism.

August 7, 2015

Suitable for production applications, MAB 825 V incorporates automatic feed mechanism with power retraction; double-insulated, 16 A, reversible motor with 4-speed oil bath gearbox; infinitely variable torque control; and full-wave electronics. Heavy-duty drill cuts holes up to 4 in. dia. in structural steel and other metals. Additional capabilities include twist drilling and reaming up to 1 ¼ in. dia, tapping up to 1 1/8 in. dia, and countersinking up to 2 in. Magnet holding force is 6,600 lb. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

BYD and ADL Partner to Supply Go-Ahead London with Capital's First, Large-Scale Pure Electric Bus Fleet

August 4, 2015

LONDON – BYD Company Ltd., the world's largest maker of pure electric buses - and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL), Europe's fastest growing bus and coach builder - have formed a powerful new alliance and confirmed a £19 million deal today that will see the introduction of London's first large-scale, zero-emission, single deck bus fleet. This will also be the single largest fleet... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products

Two California Central Valley Cities, Stockton and Porterville, Select Proterra Catalyst(TM) Zero-Emission Buses

July 27, 2015

Grants from San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District to improve Central Valley air quality through clean bus rapid transit SAN BRUNO, Calif. — Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, today announced that the cities of Stockton and Porterville have each placed orders with Proterra for its new Catalyst bus with funding from the San Joaquin... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Mapal Relies on Additive Manufacturing for QTD-Series Insert Drills

July 23, 2015

Leaves its Mark.  The New Speed Benchmark for Precision Drills. Lichtenfels, Germany – The days when precision tools and additive manufacturing strategies could not co-exist are history. The new Mapal QTD-series insert drill prove this again. For the first time, the precision tool specialists from Aalen are manufacturing drills additively, with amazing results. Dr. Dirk Sellmer, Head of... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

As Demand for Electric Mass Transit in Southern California Grows, L.A. County's Foothill Transit Places Fourth Order with Proterra, Expanding Its EV Bus Fleet to 30

April 15, 2015

New order brings 13 new Proterra buses to L.A. County as Proterra announces local manufacturing hub to meet demand SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Today Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, announced that Foothill Transit, the primary public transit provider of the San Gabriel and Pomona valleys, has placed its fourth order in just five years for Proterra's EV... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Star SU LLC to Produce Scudding® Tools for Profilator

January 16, 2015

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL. — Star SU LLC has formed an alliance with Profilator to manufacture Scudding® tools for the global market and in North America in cooperation with GMTA in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Scudding® is the radical improvement on traditional power skiving technology for gear production, long proven in the market to be faster, more accurate and versatile in use.  Often thought to be... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Bit Inserts carry shock loads of impact drivers.

December 3, 2014

Constructed using shock-resistant tool steel and induction heat treatment that allows differential hardening of shank body, Tensor® Bits Series can withstand impact shock loads generated by tip interface, with screw head farther down shank and away from head. Shaped shank bit inserts leverage flexural properties of steel itself to transfer load from tip to shaft, minimizing risk of bit faces shearing off and extending bit life. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

CNH Industrial Brand Iveco Bus to Supply Deutsche Bahn with up to 710 Buses

September 30, 2014

DB Regio Bus invests in a new fleet of environmentally and passenger friendly buses with the Crossway series from Iveco Bus. The vehicles will be designed according to EBSF (European Bus System of the Future) standards and are fully compliant with guidelines outlined by the VDV (Association of German Transport Companies). The first vehicle of its kind makes its debut at the IAA Motor Show... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

ABB and Volvo form Global Partnership for Electric and Hybrid Bus Fast-charging

July 24, 2014

Global agreement combines Volvo electric and electric hybrid buses with ABB fast-charging solutions, paving the way for rapid deployment of urban e-mobility Zurich, Switzerland – ABB, the leading power and automation group, announced today a partnership with Volvo Buses, one of the world's leading bus manufacturers, to co-develop and commercialize electric and hybrid buses with open... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Plastic Case keeps drill bits safe and ready for use.

May 28, 2014

Made of shock-resistant polyethylene plastic materials, bright orange-colored Walter Drill Bit Carrying Case helps protect Walter drill bits products from water, rust, oil, grease, and other contaminants. Closed, quick-release belt clip provides mobile end-users with practical means to realistically work with 29-piece drill bit set. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Portable Tools

DTH Hammers and Bits are designed for down-the-hole drilling.

May 8, 2014

Designed to increase productivity in reverse circulation (RC) drilling and conventional down-the-hole (DTH) drilling, BLH&trade; series includes valved BLH5 and BLH3 hammers as well as valve-less BLH1. Bits are available to support all BLH hammers. BLH5 delivers balanced operation with minimized vibration as well as optimized productivity in various ground conditions, and BLH3 adds steel valve system. With minimal moving parts, BLH1 achieves balance between simplicity and performance. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Count on Tools Introduces New Color Options for PB Swiss Tools' BikeTools

March 10, 2014

GAINESVILLE, GA – Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, announces that PB Swiss Tools has introduced a variety of color options for its BikeTool. The high-quality BikeTool is a small, handy and robust tool for biking enthusiasts. Now, the PB BikeTool is available in purple and green. Red, blue, black and yellow BikeTools have been available since... Read More