Sawing & Cutoff Machines

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

Adhesives & Sealants, Machinery & Machining Tools

Eastman - Lantor Live Demo Cooperation at JEC

January 28, 2016

Eastman Machine Company (Buffalo, NY) will participate together with Lantor (Veenendaal, Netherlands) in the Live Demo Zone at JEC World, Paris France from March 8-10 alongside regularly scheduled cutting demonstrations in Eastman stand B62. The cooperative presentation aims to educate visitors on methods to make composite lay-up cleaner, more ergonomic and demonstrate ways to reduce waste.... Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Makita to Bring New Solutions to World of Concrete 2016

January 25, 2016

Industry's biggest annual concrete trade show lands in Las Vegas next month Makita is bringing new solutions to the concrete and masonry industries' biggest annual trade show next month in Las Vegas. World of Concrete lands at the Las Vegas Convention Center on February 2-5, and Makita will be exhibiting at the outdoor Silver Lot area (booth O30043) with a dynamic, hands-on booth... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Fiber Laser features all-in-one magnetic breakaway zoom head.

January 19, 2016

Accommodating workpieces up to 2,094 lb, 60 kW Model 3015eXZ-F60 is equipped with Zoom Cutting Head that can adjust focus from 3.75–10 in. focal length. Intelligent AC servo motor drives head along X,Y, and Z axes simultaneously in travel ranges up to 122 x 61 x 5.9 in., respectively. Able to adjust beam on/off timing in micro-second increments, High-Speed Control includes timing calculator that allows machine to deliver fast rise time when laser needs power. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

GMTA News of Note

January 14, 2016

Ann Arbor, Michigan – GMTA (German Machine Tools of America) represents various top-quality German and other metalworking machine builder companies, including Wera Profilator, Praewema, K + G, Rasoma, FIMAT and BvL, as well as Arnold lasers and other equipment.  These machines are sold to the North American market by GMTA, primarily for gear and spline production, as well as other power... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Behringer HBE Saw Delivers Increased Throughput for Spanco

January 12, 2016

Morgantown, PA U.S.A. – Behringer Saws, Inc. (www.behringersaw.com), a manufacturer of high-quality bandsaw, circular and plate sawing solutions, has announced it recently shipped an HBE 321A Dynamic Horizontal Bandsaw (http://www.behringersaws.com/news/hbe-series-bandsaws-1277)... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Solis Accumulator Delivers Stored Material to Converting Line

January 8, 2016

Double E Company utilizes advanced Siemens drive and motion control system to maintain integrated tension and material movement during roll changes, without the need for a separate PLC Double E Company LLC (Bridgewater, Massachusetts) supplies a wide range of solutions for web handling, as well as accessories for the paper, film and foil web converting and packaging industries.  In addition... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Schleuniger, Inc. to Exhibit Wire Processing Solutions at Expo Manufactura 2016

January 7, 2016

Schleuniger, a leading international manufacturer of wire processing machines, will be demonstrating equipment from its comprehensive line of solutions at Expo Manufactura on February 2-4, 2016 in Cintermex, Monterrey, N.L. Mexico. Expo Manufactura brings together the most influential players in the engineering industry, attracting more than 9,000 professionals from large, medium and small... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

GF Machining Showcases New EDM Series Among Medical Machining Advancements at MD&M West 2016

December 30, 2015

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – GF Machining Solutions will demonstrate the high performance and high productivity of its new AgieCharmilles CUT E (efficiency) 350 as part of the CUT E Series of wire EDMs at MDM 2016 on February 9-11 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim California. Along with the new series, the company will spotlight other advanced high-precision machining systems such as the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Beveling Tool compound bevels large heavy-wall pipe.

December 28, 2015

Featuring 3-blade tool holder and formed TiN coated blades that dissipate heat away from pipe’s surface, MILLHOG® Dictator Pipe Machining Tool can perform 37 ½ x 10 degree bevel or any other angle simultaneously. Unit securely mounts to inside diameter of heavy-wall pipe from 4.5–18 in. ID using 3 wide clamps with hardened steel contact points. Equipped with 3 hp air motor, tool develops 4,100 lb-ft of torque at cutter blade and pulls continuous thick chip without cutting oils. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Cordless Miter Saw uses two 18 V batteries for 36 V power.

December 28, 2015

Powered by two 18 V lithium-ion batteries, Model XSL02Z Cordless 7 ½ in. Dual Slide Compound Miter Saw utilizes Makita BL™ brushless motor with direct-drive gearbox and electric brake that delivers full 5,700 rpm. Automatic Speed Change™ Technology adjusts cutting speed and torque during cut for optimal efficiency. Equipped with 4 steel rail sliding system and 4 linear ball bearings, saw delivers large dimensional lumber cutting capacity of 2 x 12 in. at 90° and 2 x 8 in. at 45°. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Eastman Selected as Cutting System Supplier of Choice for IBBI Members

December 11, 2015

Eastman Machine Company is proud to announce a recent collaboration established with the Independent Boat Builders, Inc. (IBBI) of North America. IBBI is a purchasing cooperative founded by a group of independent boat builders. Eastman was selected as the vendor of choice for CNC cutting equipment.  Eastman cutting systems are engineered with an industrial design for rigorous production... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools

Wire Processing Machines cut, strip, and crimp.

December 9, 2015

Equipped with intuitive color touchscreen interface, EcoStrip 9380 Cut and Strip Machine features quick change transport unit for belts, rollers, and shortmode. System is compatible with prefeeding, marking, stacking, and coiling accessories. UniCrimp 100 Benchtop Crimping Press, delivering up to 2 tons of force, crimps wires up to 10 AWG. ShieldCut 8100 can safely and quickly cut and remove braided shield layer from most shielded cables, eliminating hours of manual labor. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Techno CNC Adds Plasma Cutting Machines to Their Line of CNC Routers

December 7, 2015

Tampa, Florida – Arthur Machinery-Florida represents the Techno CNC products in the Florida and Puerto Rico markets. For nearly 30 years, Techno CNC has provided great value in their CNC Routers by delivering high quality and economy.  They take pride in consistently designing and manufacturing the most “user-friendly”, economical and technologically advanced CNC Routers and Plasma... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Wire Processing Equipment foster productivity via flexibility.

November 27, 2015

Due to quick change transport unit for belts, rollers, and shortmode, EcoStrip 9380 cut and strip machine delivers flexible capabilities. It works with diverse accessories, has color touchscreen UI, and can be integrated into networks. UniCrimp 100 benchtop crimping press, delivering up to 2 tons of force, has safety guards that can be completely opened and handles wires up to 10 AWG. ShieldCut 8100 safely cuts and removes braided shield layer from shielded cables. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Textile Industry Products

Horizontal Slitter Rewinder serves high-volume operations.

November 25, 2015

Suited for label slitting, inspection, and rewinding, HSI slitter rewinder has end-to-end servo control design and employs Rotoflex URC 2.0 control system with menu-driven UI that lets operators monitor all functions from one screen. Features include 330 and 440 mm web widths, 1,000 fpm running speed, and extra-large inspection table as well as ergonomic, 37 in. high editing area. Slitting module is designed for accessibility, and web path is straightforward. Various options are available. 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

Sinker EDMs handle large workpieces.

November 10, 2015

Equipped with Hyper-i control that uses pinch, swipe, and spread touch functions, Models EDNC6 and EDNC8 provide precise, high-speed cutting with optimized surface finish and minimized electrode wear. Machines offer X, Y, Z strokes of 25.6 x 17.7 x 13.8 in. and 31.5 x 19.7 x 15.7 in., respectively. Both feature 3-sided programmable drop tanks that provide ergonomic access. High-mass castings ensure mechanical and thermal stability, while stationary table provides accurate positioning. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Fiber Laser combines efficient and dynamic laser cutting.

November 6, 2015

Powered by solid-state doped fiber laser source, Phoenix FL has 19 in. touchscreen control and modular automation options and processes various sheet thicknesses and types. Lightweight, high rigidity beam delivery system allows dynamic processing, and welded steel frame construction minimizes deformation caused by acceleration. Integrated automatic shuttle table system, which allows one table to be loaded while machine is cutting on other, maximizes uptime. Table change time is 30 sec. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Precision Medical Products, Inc. (PMP) Purchases New Laser Cutter to Enhance Capabilities of Producing Complex Needles

November 3, 2015

PMP continues to add new state of the art equipment to its technology portfolio.  The company recently purchased a new Rofin Fiber Laser Cutting System to further expand on their existing needle grinding, welding, marking and finishing capabilities. The "StartFiber" Laser Cutting system is specifically designed for cutting 2D and 3D geometries of steel tubing and sheets.  This technology... Read More