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Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Abrasive Belt Tool extends operation in inaccessible areas.

July 12, 2016

Used for deburring, blending, and cleaning, Dynapoint II runs 7 in. long abrasive cartridge rolls that reduce downtime associated with frequent changeout. This air-powered abrasive belt machine, running at 20,000 rpm, offers max reach of 3 ½ in. that is suited for diverse industry use. Available in grits from 50–120, abrasives are hand-tightened for accelerated and simple adjustments. Housing promotes maneuverability, and Safety-Lock Lever prevents accidental start up. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Surface Planer features max cutting depth of 5/8 in.

June 24, 2016

Powered by 9.0 hp Honda® GX270 4-stroke gasoline engine, SP8/GH9HP Surface Planer is built with unitized, welded steel plate frame and full length hexagon driveshaft. Unit has max cutting width of 8 in. and cutting proximity to vertical wall of 3 ¼ in. Bearings are externally greased to extend service life, and cutting depth is adjusted using screw-type, positive-locking depth selector. Applications include milling misaligned sidewalks, removing thermo/cold plastic markings, and prepping floors. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gleason to Demonstrate New Solutions for Advanced Gear Production at IMTS 2016

June 23, 2016

Rochester, New York, USA Gleason will demonstrate brand new solutions in advanced gear manufacturing technology on Booth #N-7000 at IMTS 2016, covering a wide array of processes for the complete production and inspection of all types of bevel and cylindrical gears. Among the technologies to be exhibited are: Genesis® 260GX – New Threaded Wheel Grinding Powerhouse The 200/260GX... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Bore Finishing Machine laps and air gages bores in one setup.

June 23, 2016

Designed for 0.26–0.70 in. diameter workpieces, SVL-2115 Multi-Stage Automated Lapping Machine provides single setup processing of hydraulic valves, sleeves, fuel system components, and other parts that are prone to distortion when honed. System accommodates workpiece lengths up to 12 times bore diameter, not to exceed 7.87 in. Spindle speed range is 100–2,000 rpm during lapping, but is capable of slow speeds for non-power steps, such as lapping paste application or slow-rotation bore entry. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Linear Finishing Set handles rough grinding, cosmetic finishing.

May 23, 2016

Used for rough stock removal, surface conditioning, and cosmetic finishing on metals/hardwoods, linear finishing set includes 120 V, linear, variable-speed finishing tool with step-less speed range of 850–3,800 rpm at 900 W output. Other components include 5 in. dia POLINOX® non-woven PNZ finishing drum, which has interleaved layers of non-woven material and abrasive cloth; POLIVLIES® non-woven surface conditioning belts; aluminum oxide coated abrasive belt; and pneumatic drum holder for belts. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Drywall Sander conserves time and effort during wall/ceiling prep.

May 18, 2016

Used prior to painting, plastering, or decorating, ELS 225.1 Long-reach Drywall Sander with VacuGlide™ prepares wall and ceiling seams with smooth finish. Adjustable vacuum suction of VacuGlide holds sander to surface, which reduces operator effort/fatigue, and spring-mounted dust shroud with sealing lip adapts to surface. Extending up to 9 ft, product also adapts to angles and employs 5.5 A, variable-speed motor that operates from 1,050–1,600 rpm. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Plasma System expands from 4 to 8 cells to increase capacity.

May 9, 2016

Along with 65 x 69 x 97 in. chamber and 4–8 cell (8–16 panel) capacity, ModVIA™ provides technology to treat PCBs for desmear and etchback as well as provide surface activation. Integrated system accommodates diverse PCB panel technologies in various shapes and sizes, including rigid, flexible, through-hole, and blind via, and works with range of process gases: such as Ar, O2, N2, and CF4. While nominally equipped with 3 electronic mass flow controllers (MFCs), gas system supports 5 MFCs. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

3DT's Popular MultiDyne Corona Treating System Now with Improved Treating Heads for Better Performance and Savings

April 22, 2016

Germantown, WI, USA. – 3DT LLC of Germantown, Wisconsin has updated its MultiDyne corona treating heads from a molded head to an assembled one. This change assures a sturdier platform for consistent surface treatment. Additionally, should a component fail over time, it can easily and inexpensively be replaced; a cost-saving benefit to customers. MultiDyne improves adhesion on 3-D parts... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Flatbed Cutting/Finishing System has 265 x 305 cm cutting area.

March 18, 2016

Suited for wide-format finishing applications, F2630 offers cutting area of >8 m². Working area width allows 2 media rolls to be placed side-by-side on optional roll-support system. To hold materials in place without activating entire workspace, there are 12 vacuum zones. Vacuum pump automatically resizes the suction area to match size of material in use. Multiple cutting tools are available, and up to 3 may be used simultaneously per 3 modules accommodated by multifunctional head. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Low-Vibration Needle Scalers carry ATEX certification.

March 16, 2016

Trelawny™ ATEX Vibro-Lo™ series removes coatings/corrosion and cleans other accumulated materials from surfaces. Operating at 5.5 cfm of air and providing up to 3,000 bpm, units are ATEX-certified Ex II 2 Gc IIA T4 and come with non-sparking Copper Beryllium needles. Minimal vibration (2.3 Aeq m/s² max) reduces operator fatigue and increases efficiency. While models VL203Ex and VL303Ex have pistol grip handle and 19 and 28 needles (respectively), model VL223Ex has inline handle and 19 needles. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

New Finishing Equipment has Arrived at Ran-Tech

March 2, 2016

We are very excited about our new Apex automated sheet sander.  We anticipate this equipment to free up manufacturing resources and speed processing of parts. MACHINE FEATURES

  • 13" wide sanding area.
  • Dual infeed and outfeed pinch rolls to ensure parts feed through machine properly
  • One- to three-head configurations with drum, brush, disc or combination... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Chipbreaker Inserts handle difficult to machine materials.

February 1, 2016

Featuring sharp positive geometry with inclination cutting edge of 14.5°, SF Chipbreaker is suitable for finishing applications in continuous cut with very low cutting forces. SM Chipbreaker consists of wear-resistant, universal geometry for medium machining, suitable for continuous and interrupted cut. Both are available in variety of grades and are suitable for materials with poor machinability such as stainless steels, mild steels, and high temperature alloys. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Industrial Abrasive Power Tools serve automotive applications.

December 9, 2015

National Detroit Legacy Series Air Tools include 5 and 6 in. dia DAQ Dual-Action Sanders for sanding filer and primer, removing rust and scale, and featheredging. Offered in same diameters, ELZ Dual-Action Sanders suit fine finishing, drop and base coat sanding, and polishing operations. At 800 rpm, 8 in. dia Gear-Driven Sander suits stock removal, leveling, paint removal, and body filler sanding jobs. FB8 Long Board Sander, at 6,000 rpm, features 2 ¾ x 16 in. rubber sanding pad. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Surface Cleaning/Preparation Solution uses wet-ice technology.

December 1, 2015

By producing frozen water particles and propelling them at high speeds, Generation One cleans, decontaminates, and prepares surfaces. Use of this industrial cleaning solution results in negligible airborne contaminants, no additional media, and zero chemicals. Able to replace existing methods that harms environment, this technology has been employed in such industries as petrochemical, pulp and paper, nuclear decontamination, and deburring. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Wet Tumble-Blasting System features compact design.

November 3, 2015

Featuring 36 x 42 in. blast enclosure, Wet Tumble-Blasting System provides batch finishing, deburring, and surface preparation of small components using liquid abrasive blasting technology. Enclosure, 15-gal slurry hopper, and drip tray are 12-gauge, 304 SS to resist corrosion. Two 90° angle wet blast guns with boron carbide nozzles are rigidly bracketed in position inside blasting chamber, so that when interlocked door is closed, guns are directed at center of tumbling mass of components. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Surface Treatment System creates medical instrument tubing bond.

November 2, 2015

Harnessing arc plasma, TubeDyne Treating System treats medical tube ends for permanent bond to surgical instruments, housings, or other tubing (including catheters). Self-contained, compact, tabletop unit is PLC-controlled. Tubing up to 0.375 in. dia, with or without metal inserts, can be placed in holding fixture and receive gentle, uniform, 360° treatment at length of ~2.00 in. Operator console features HMI with programmable, monochrome touchscreen. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Atmospheric Plasma Treatment System offers functional versatility.

October 7, 2015

Used in integrated robotic cells, as standalone unit, or in production lines, PlasmaTEC-X is used for surface treatment of materials prior to gluing/printing/painting/coating. Built-in AirTEC system automatically ensures constant flow to discharge nozzle, and operator can set air flow during stand-by to avoid attraction of dust. Conceptualized around high-voltage DC Plasma discharge in atmospheric air, up to 8 systems can be daisy chained and controlled through PlasmaREMOTE HMI unit. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Deburring/Rounding Machine handles parts of greater thickness.

September 29, 2015

Supporting part parameter input via touchscreen controls, EdgeBreaker® can run jobs automatically on 25 kW upon stored data retrieval. Dry processing application can perform double-sided deburring and rounding. While oscillating roller-equipped unit removes unwanted burrs, transverse-running rounding units with rounding locks simultaneously round edges on both sides. One-Click system allows for accelerated replacement of rounding blocks. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Megaflex Expands Label Finishing with Four New Rotoflex Machines

September 28, 2015

Growing Dutch printer has installed each of the models VSI, VLI, DSI and DLI offline finishing machines. St Louis, Missouri USA – Rotoflex, a world leader in inspection, slitting, rewinding and die cutting equipment announced today the successful installation of four offline finishing machines at Megaflex, a growing label printer in the Netherlands. Installed were two Rotoflex high speed... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

3DT's PlasmaDyne Surface Treating System is Revamped, Trimmed-Down, Yet Provides the Same Powerful Adhesion on 3-D Parts

September 28, 2015

Germantown, WI - A next generation PlasmaDyne from 3DT is ready for production. This improved plasma treatment system continues 3DT's tradition of effective cleaning and functionalizing of surfaces for a longer-lasting bond now includes state-of–the-art electronics and a user-friendly, lighter, smaller unit. PlasmaDyne utilizes the technology of plasma discharge to easily and safely... Read More