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Machinery & Machining Tools

Fagioli uses Hydra-Side HT500 to Replace Pipe Bending Machine

May 25, 2017

Houston, Texas-based Fagioli Inc. used its 500-ton capacity Hydra-Slide HT500 heavy track hydraulic skidding system and other rigging equipment to remove a 230,000-lb. pipe bending machine and replace it with a spare system.

Fagioli accepted a scope of work to remove the existing machine from a pit, slide it to a loading area, load it onto a hydraulic trailer and repeat the operation in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

PVC Conduit Benders feature chrome-reflective interiors.

May 25, 2017

Offering both motorized and manual conduit-bending options, PVC Conduit Benders are designed with corrosion resistant thick, textured, powder-coated exterior. Featuring an indicator light and instruction label consisting of NEC bending chart, benders come with 6 in. solid wheels.

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Triform Continues Growth in India, Partners with Leading Aerospace Supplier for Multi-Machine Package

Mar 25, 2017

An India-based aerospace supplier was looking to expand their capacity to meet the increasing demands of their customers which include Boeing and Airbus. They approached Beckwood with an interest in the Triform line of sheet hydroforming and stretch forming equipment to fulfill several newly awarded contracts. Beckwood is the only OEM in the world able to provide such a diverse mix of forming... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Easybend Pipe Bender eliminates variable refrigerant flow.

Mar 11, 2017

Available in four color-coded, solid polyethylene mandrel diameters, Easybend Pipe Bender comes in 4-m length which closely fits with copper lineset tubing sizes of 4 mm, 6mm, 9 mm and 12 mm OD. Preventing collapsing and kinking by making up to 180° bends, unit allows for tight radiuses simultaneously bending both lines without kinking. Used in 14°F to 113°F temperature range, product is... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Synchro-Form Adaptive Bending Technology eliminates accumulative error.

Nov 09, 2016

Available in tandem, tridem and quadem configurations, Synchro-Form Adaptive Bending Technology automatically maintains angular consistency. Offering in 320 tons by 13 feet (4 meters) up to 3000 tons by 46 feet (14 meters) models, unit uses laser scanner and synchro modules to manipulate, position and measure each bend, relaying the digital information to the TOUCH-B control. Device is... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Punch Laser Machine provides scratch-free processing.

Sep 01, 2016

Combining high speed solid-state laser processing with punching and forming technology, TruMatic 6000 fiber rapidly laser cuts, punches, forms, and engraves sheet metal up to 0.25 in. thick. Solid-state laser enables system to process non-ferrous metals, such as copper and brass, in addition to mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. TruDisk laser resonator increases process reliability since... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Manchester Tool & Die Exhibiting at Fabtech

Aug 22, 2016

Manchester Tool Die, Inc. is exhibiting at Fabtech 2016 in Booth No. N7108 from November 16-18 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. On display will be MTD’s Model M71-E-6 Electric Tube End Forming Systems for tubes up to 1 ½” in diameter. This machine offers up to a 40% faster cycle rate than our comparable hydraulic machines. A servo flag stop system is standard for these... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

E-Turn All-Electric Tube Bender from BLM Group USA Provides Flexibility, Accuracy and Speed

Jul 13, 2016

Wixom, MI—E-TURN, the all-electric tube bender from BLM GROUP USA (www.blmgroup.com), can bend a variety of tube configurations including round, square, rectangular, flat-sided, oval and elliptical. Tube can be automatically loaded, bent and unloaded all in one machine. The series consists of four models: The E-TURN 32 that can handle tube up to 1.18 in.... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sheet Hydroforming Presses feature integrated tool change.

May 04, 2016

In addition to optimized pressure containment system that improves cycle times, Triform Deep Draw BD Series is equipped with ergonomic tool change system that minimizes changeover times. Cartridge-style chamber is conveyed through rear opening of press, presenting blank holder and punch to operator. Presses can convert from Deep Draw configuration to Fluid Cell configuration, for shallow forming... Read More

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All-Electric Tube Bender Multiplies Productivity for Cleaning Trolley Maker

May 03, 2016

• integrated bender/piercer helps OEM move to smaller batches and build-to-demand Asheville NC, --- A new all-electric tube and profile bending machine is helping Crisp Clean Services - a manufacturer of mobile cleaning stations - to substantially boost productivity and make its manufacturing process much leaner. The 30 mm bender was specially designed by Unison to improve Crisp Clean's... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

EVS Metal Acquires Amada EG 6013 Power Press Brake with Automation for Riverdale, New Jersey Manufacturing Facility

Apr 13, 2016

Riverdale, NJ – EVS Metal, Inc., has added an extraordinary new fabrication system to their New Jersey manufacturing facility: the Amada EG 6013 Power Press Brake with Automation. This new bending machine features the world’s first dual servo-electric drive, allowing EVS to process parts with both high speed and high degrees of precision. The EG 6013 is especially impressive as it utilizes an... Read More

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Machined Stretcher increases Bell 407 mission performance.

Apr 01, 2016

Increasing capability and durability for operators, Machined Stretcher is available for Bell 407 helicopters. Weight-reduced design addresses aircraft SWaP demands, while machined aluminum structure minimizes likelihood of sustaining damage and facilitates maintenance. Along with patient restraint for CAMTS requirements, features include Portable Oxygen Cylinder Mount and Utility Mount.... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Automatic Bending Machine handles thin plastic sheets.

Mar 31, 2016

With 4 ft 5 in. working length, Model AFF135 handles plastic sheets from .007–.039 in. thick. Machine includes adjustable electronic heating element that can also be controlled in contact-time. Material is heated by Teflon-coated sword, which can be replaced with different sizes, so that radius can be changed accordingly. Using protractor, angle of bend can be set from 0–180°. Vacuum holds... Read More

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Sharpe Products Continues to add Pipe and Tube Bending Capacity

Feb 23, 2016

With the Recent Addition of its Second Unison 76mm along with the Future Arrival of 100mm Unison in November, Sharpe Will Shortened Lead Times Even Further. In keeping up with customer demand and the continuous need for shorter and shorter lead times, Sharpe has recently added another Unison 76mm Breeze all electric bender to their bending capacity and the addition of a 100mm Breeze Unison bender... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Brannon Steel Announces Big News in Laser Cutting and Forming

Feb 11, 2016

BRANNON STEEL has expanded capacity and capability to meet customer demand for BIG workpieces!  The 7000 Watt NTC-TLX Laser on a 14’ X 50’ table has the ability to cut up to 1” thick carbon steel to meet your tight tolerance requirements.  Our two new 750 Ton BAYKAL Hydraulic Press Brakes can be operated independently or in tandem to provide 1500 tons of capacity and bend workpieces... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sheet Hydroforming Presses offer integrated tool change.

Nov 04, 2015

Along with pressure containment system, Deep Draw 20-10-10BD, 25-10-12BD, and 32-10-12BD feature ergonomic tool change system, precision pressure and position control with built-in recipe handling capability, and In-Sight visual inspection function. Optional t-table lets operator stage secondary cartridge for accelerated tool changes, and system also lets press convert from Deep Draw... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sharpe Products Continues to add Pipe and Tool Bending Capacity

Nov 02, 2015

With the Recent Addition of its Second Unison 76mm along with the Future Arrival of 100mm Unison in November, Sharpe Will Shortened Lead Times Even Further. In keeping up with customer demand and the continuous need for shorter and shorter lead times, Sharpe has recently added another Unison 76mm Breeze all electric bender to their bending capacity and the addition of a 100mm Breeze Unison bender... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Custom All-Electric Tube Bender Will Accelerate Right-First-Time Production for Precision Metal Fabricator

Sep 22, 2015

Unison’s US support office receives first order – just weeks after opening! Asheville, NC, – Unison’s new North American support office in Asheville, NC, has received its first order for an all-electric CNC tube bending machine, just five weeks after opening. The order was placed by Byers Precision Fabricators, Inc., of Hendersonville, NC, for a versatile dual-head machine that is... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Press Brake Tool bends delicate materials.

Aug 21, 2015

Available in both European Precision Style and Wila Trumpf Style tooling, CleanBend™ Forming Tool can be adapted to American Precision Style tooling. Product has 2 opposing spring-loaded half-moon rollers that rotate as force is applied in middle of die, resulting in clean bend with minimal to no marking of sheet metal. Primary applications include bending: short flanges, sensitive materials,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Precision Tube Bending Performance Reaches New Users and Applications

Aug 10, 2015

Preview: Unison at Fabtech 2015, Chicago, 9-12 November (booth: #N2055) Asheville, NC, – The tube bending machine innovator Unison will demonstrate the right-first-time capability of all-electric machines at Fabtech - and show a novel new machine architecture designed to dramatically lower the costs of CNC precision tube bending. Right-first-time, scrap-free production demonstrations will be... Read More