Drill Bits

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Disc-Style Carbide-Tipped Reamer offers modular flexibility.

October 17, 2016

Offered with various edge preps and geometries, Top Ream covers diverse hole finishing needs. Single carbide disc and brazed joint provide strong connection virtually immune to thermal effects during machining. While all-carbide (WU05PR) tip affords minimum of 4 like-new regrinds, through-hole style has 18° left hand spiral that pushes chip forward. Product covers hole diameters up to 1.65 in., with TRF shank-style starting at 0.551 in. and TRM modular tool from 0.787 in. and up. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Star SU LLC and Neher Group form Agreement to Sell PCD tooling in North America

October 12, 2016

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL. — Star SU LLC and Neher DIA GmbH Co. KG have entered a joint venture partnership that appoints Star SU to sell Neher’s PCD tooling portfolio in North America.  The addition of Neher’s comprehensive line of diamond tools, including finish reamers, combination tools and PCD/CBN inserts, compliments Star SU’s current cutting tool offering to provide a full service... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products

Electric Bus features nominal range of up to 350 miles.

September 14, 2016

Offering transit industry direct replacement for fossil-fueled transit vehicles, Catalyst® E2 series has 440–660 kWh storage capacity that allows single-charge U.S. mass transit route service over nominal range of 194–350 miles. This zero-emission vehicle, under test conditions at Michelin's Laurens Proving Grounds, logged 600+ miles on one charge. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Countersink Bits accommodate UNC fasteners.

September 9, 2016

Featuring round shank and 82° taper, RUKO Countersink Bits are CBN ground from fully hardened, high-speed steel blanks which creates sharp, durable cutting edge with precise tolerances. Combined with axial relief grinding, this guarantees smooth, low-heat, chatter-free cut. Available in diameters from ¼–1 in. and in individual or 5-piece set, countersinks are suitable for standard industrial materials, such as steel, cast iron, stainless steel, non-ferrous metal, thermoplastics, and duroplastics. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products

Battery-Electric Proterra Buses Usher Illinois Quad Cities Closer to Zero-Emission Future

August 31, 2016

The Illinois Quad Cities' MetroLINK will deploy two Catalyst buses with the option to purchase additional Proterra XR and FC buses through 2020 MOLINE, Ill., Aug. 26, 2016 - Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, today announced that the Illinois Quad Cities' MetroLINK transit organization, is going forward with the purchase of two 40-foot Proterra XR... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Bernard and Tregaskiss to Attend FABTECH 2016

August 4, 2016

BEECHER, Ill./WINDSOR, Ontario – Bernard and Tregaskiss will attend FABTECH 2016 in Las Vegas, November 16 to 18, where they will share booth N3733  with Miller Electric Mfg. Co. There, the companies will showcase the latest products for improving welding in the fabrication and manufacturing industries. Bernard will feature its semi-automatic MIG guns and consumables, while Tregaskiss will... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

PFERD Inc to Feature Metal Finishing Solutions at Fabtech 2016

August 1, 2016

Milwaukee, WI— PFERD INC., a global manufacturer and distributor of abrasives, brushes and power tools, will highlight its precision products and power tools as well as its PFERDVALUE® program in booth N2004 at FABTECH 2016, November 16-18, 2016, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  The company will present featured products from its comprehensive line of metal cutting and finishing... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products

8 FTA Low-No Grant Winners to Purchase 35 Proterra Electric Transit Buses

July 29, 2016

Proterra extends market leadership with the most EV buses on the road today BURLINGAME, Calif. - Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, today announced that eight new and existing customers have won Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Grants. The 2016 Low-No grant winners will use their funds, a total of $22.8 million, to... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

IMTS 2016: Star SU to Unveil Dry Grinding Technology and Latest in Cutting Tool Advancements

July 11, 2016

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL. — IMTS 2016 is just around the corner and Star SU is once again ready to showcase our entire product range of machine tool, cutting tool and tool services. IMTS Quick Facts

  • Name of Show: IMTS - International Manufacturing Technology Show
  • Show Dates: September 12-17, 2016
  • Show Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL USA
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Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Boart Longyear to Showcase key Products that Serve Multiple Markets at MINExpo INTERNATIONAL 2016

June 24, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY - Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), the world's leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will present a broad range of underground, surface, multipurpose, sonic and production drill rigs; performance tooling; and the first two products in the company's instrumentation line, TruCore™ and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products

Navistar Partners with GM to Manufacture Cutaway G Van

June 14, 2016

LISLE, Ill. - Navistar, Inc. today announced it has reached an agreement with General Motors (GM) to manufacture the cutaway model of GM's G Van at Navistar's Springfield, Ohio plant starting in the first half of 2017. With this multi-year contract, Navistar will add at least 300 jobs and recommission its second line at the plant. "We're very pleased to partner with GM on this... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

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’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