Sawing & Cutoff Machines

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Makita Releases the Next Generation 12V Max Lithium-Ion

April 28, 2016

New 12V max CXT™ is more compact with more comfort and capacity La Mirada, Calif. – Makita, a pioneer in cordless technology, has released the next generation of 12 volt with the 12V max CXT™ Lithium-Ion cordless tool series. Makita 12V max CXT™ features slide-style batteries so each tool’s handle is built with ergonomics in mind – not around the stem of a battery – for improved... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Pneumatic Saw precisely trims concrete pilings.

April 28, 2016

Featuring 14 in. fiberglass reinforced blade with 5 in. cutting depth, MILLHOG® Air Powered Saw mounts onto WrapTrack® System that clamps around 6–60 in. dia pile using stainless steel bands. Trolley mounts onto track and supports saw as it smoothly glides around on V-grooved, stainless steel wheels, and operator score cuts around piling to achieve clean, square cut before trimming without damaging reinforcing bars. This 3 hp saw operates on 90 psi shop air @ 80 cfm. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Ultrasonic Tool Head cuts composite and gasket materials.

April 25, 2016

Available for static table and conveyor systems, Ultrasonic tool head operates at 20,000 Hz (20,000 oscillations/sec) and is designed for cutting adhesive-backed, composite, or gasket type materials. Ultrasonic technology reduces blade gumming and friction between material and blade. While ultrasonic spindle has 3 in. stroke and is available with 30°, 45°, and 55° drag blades, dual heavy-duty tool spindles accommodate choice of up to two tools and have 3 in. stroke. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Metal Cutting Band Saws have dual-column, large-capacity design.

April 20, 2016

Continental Series™ dual-column, horizontal band saws includes DoALL DC-1100SA, which offers semi-automatic capacities on rectangles at 43.3 x 43.3 in., and DC-1700SA with rectangle capacity of 67 x 51.2 in. Both models meet high-production operations that do not require indexing or automatic cutting cycles. Eliminating manual pressuring or overloading of saw blade during cut by operator, feed system increases blade life and cutting accuracy. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Hammer Packaging Invests in the Future with a Mark Andy P7 and Rotoflex VLI

April 18, 2016

New additions expand its printing and converting capabilities St. Louis, Missouri, USA – Hammer Packaging, an established leader in labels and package decoration products, has installed a Mark Andy Performance Series P7 press along with a Rotoflex VLI 440 finishing system. The new 17-inch, 10-color P7 press includes combination hot air drying/UV curing, a Mark Andy QCDC™ (Quick Change... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

AXYZ International to Exhibit at ISA Sign Expo 2016

April 18, 2016

BURLINGTON, Ontario - AXYZ International, a global CNC router and knife cutting systems manufacturer, will be exhibiting specially selected products and technologies at ISA Sign Expo 2016 on April 20-23 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Customers attending the Expo can learn about new hardware and software technologies, investigate new methods of sign and graphics... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Industrial Picosecond Lasers suit precision materials processing.

April 18, 2016

HyperRapid NX lasers include 1,064 nm output models with pulse energies as high as 250 µJ, typically with 10 psec pulse duration, at repetition rates up to 2 MHz. Supporting high-throughput processes, these models offer enough power for beam to be split to run multiple optical trains within one machine. High-power models are also available with output at 532 nm and 355 nm. All models feature integrated electronics as well as external control and triggering methods. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Mazak Distributor Addy Machinery to Host Open House

April 15, 2016

Event will emphasize productivity-enhancing solutions for automotive part processing FLORENCE, Ky.  – Mazak distributor Addy Machinery will host an open house event with an emphasis on improving automotive part processing efficiency at its Clinton Township, Michigan facility May 11-12. As automakers continue to revamp and shift production emphasis from one vehicle type to the next,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services, Green & Clean

Foamlinx Collaborates with Bay Area Recycling Company to Provide Custom Foam Recycling Services

April 15, 2016

Foamlinx LLC, a Silicon Valley based company, manufacturer of CNC foam cutting machinery is expanding its business to include custom foam recycling programs and services. The company has teamed up with foamrecycle.org, an environmentally green recycling company to offer pick up of foam scrap from local businesses, foam drop off and storage as well as foam recycling equipment rental. Full... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Slitter Rewinder handles variety of web materials.

April 15, 2016

Suited for high and low volume converting operations, Dusenbery 280 Center Surface Slitter Rewinder can slit paper, film, nonwovens, or foam up to 86 in. wide with center, center-surface, or center winding in minimum gap mode. Direct-acting winding carriage provides exacting nip control and winding tension. Designed to handle rolls up to 50 in. diameter at speeds to 2,500 fpm, machine offers automatic blade positioning and laser core positioning. Slitting options include razor, shear, or score. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Waste Handling Equipment

Screen Classifying Cutter controls size ranges.

April 12, 2016

Featuring 18 in. overall diameter rotor, Magnum Model 72 utilizes 72 in. long helical array of 72 interconnected 4-sided stars, which hold 288 carbide cutter tips to continuously shear oversize materials against twin, stationary bed knives. With no frontal gaps between cutter tips, material is cut into uniform pieces with minimum imperfections or fines. Perforations of bed screen range from 4.0 to .125 in. in diameter, allowing reduction of materials into particles down to 6 mesh.
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Machinery & Machining Tools, Textile Industry Products

Round Knife Cutters/Slitters handle composites, textiles.

April 6, 2016

Electric round knife cutter, TASW12M, handles composite materials and soft materials up to 2 in. Torque produced by 350 W motor, combined with knife's RPM, allows cutting of rubber- and plastic-based material. Also available, TADD120DT direct-drive, bidirectional slitter consists of electric, 3-phase round knife (8-sided, 120 mm) cutter for high-speed technical textile and composite cutting. Pushbutton knife-edge sharpening on both models takes <10 sec and does not require knife removal. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

GF Machining Solutions Brings High Productivity to MMTS 2016

April 4, 2016

Booth will spotlight high-speed milling, high-performance EDM and flexible automation LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., – Productivity-enhancing technology will dominate GF Machining Solutions’ presence in the Elliott-Matsuura booths at the Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show in Montreal, Canada, May 16-18 at the Place Bonaventure. In booths 633, 647, 833 and 847, the company will highlight its... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

The Flash: There is No Subsitute

April 1, 2016

The Flash cutting technology represents precision die-less cutting at its finest. It is an incredibly efficient cutting system that represents the greatest ‘cutting edge’ technology when it comes to material fabrication and converting, anything non-metallic of course. The Flash is a machine that can run all day, everyday. It is a set it and forget it piece of equipment with very low... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Round Knife Cutters handle technical textiles and composites.

April 1, 2016

Equipped with 350 W motor, Monster Slitter TASW12M is suitable for cutting composite materials such as glass fiber, carbon fiber, Aramid, or any soft material up to 2 in. thick. Model TADD120DT, equipped with 3-phase induction motor, uses 8-sided 120 mm knife to cut thicknesses up to 2 in. Direct-drive, bi-directional unit can reach speeds of 2,600 rpm. Both models have push button sharpening stone that allows sharpening of knife-edge to be done in less than 10 seconds without removing knife. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Green Nanosecond Lasers help maximize processing throughput.

April 1, 2016

Combining high-efficiency optical pumping approach with microelectronics miniaturization technology, AVIA NX Lasers deliver up to 65 W of average power at 532 nm from laser head that measures less than 2 ft long. Q-switched, diode-pumped, solid-state units provide optimized beam characteristics of M²<1.3, suited for cutting and drilling of thin foils and flex materials, silicon micromachining, 3D chip package manufacturing, ink jet nozzle drilling, and solar cell scribing/drilling. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

OMAX Corporation to Highlight Abrasive Waterjet Technology at MMTS

March 31, 2016

KENT, Wash. - OMAX® Corporation will showcase the many benefits of abrasive waterjets as a co-exhibitor in Spark Co. booth 625 at the Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show (MMTS), May 16-18. Visitors to the booth will experience firsthand how OMAX abrasive waterjet machines allow shops to process virtually any material, part thickness or geometry more effectively than other fabrication... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services, Software

Artist Uses Peifer WaterJet for Precision WaterJet Cutting Services

March 29, 2016

Three years ago when his waterjet cutter went out of business, artist Christopher Erney contacted Peifer Waterjet. Since then, Erney and Peifer Waterjet have worked together to create many art pieces for public spaces and private homes. Many of the pieces have an ‘under the sea’ theme, including this rolling wave piece installed at the Holy Cross Hospital. Ernie creates the drawings for his... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

High Feed Milling Cutter machines wide variety of materials.

March 24, 2016

Featuring 19° lead with positive axial inclination, Penta HF is capable of machining heat treated and difficult-to-machine steels, stainless steels, and Heat Resistant Super Alloys. Cutter has 5 cutting edge inserts, internal coolant on body for deep cavity milling/helical applications, and special surface finish for corrosion resistance and minimized wear. Product offers suitable option for lower horsepower applications with versatility of faster feeds and multi-material application. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Safety & Security Equipment, Services

Sand Traxx Imprint Sandals Feature Water Jet Cut Rubber Components

March 21, 2016

Flip Flops Let Wearers Leave Changeable Message in the Sand  ST. MICHAEL, Minn. – Waterjet systems manufacturer Jet Edge, Inc. is helping Minnesota inventor Jeffrey Wagener make his mark in the world and on a beach near you with his Sand Traxx changeable imprint sandals, which feature waterjet cut rubber components.             Wagener recently rolled out his new Sand Traxx... Read More