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Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Heavy Lift Sector Drives Rising Demand for Hydraulic Skidding Systems

June 23, 2016

Hydraulic skidding systems will increasingly be used in heavy lift and rigging applications, according to one contractor that is seeing heightened demand for 500 ton and 150 ton capacity systems. Mountain Heavy Transport, a division of Salt Lake City, Utah-based Mountain Crane Service, has a HT500 hydraulically powered heavy track skidding unit and a smaller XLP150, both from Hydra-Slide Ltd,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Eunil Presents the Highly Accurate ECM-350 Table Coating Master

June 23, 2016

CHULA VISTA, CA - Eunil, a worldwide leader in factory automation as a manufacturer of SMT peripheral equipment, presents the ECM-350 Table Coating Master, a highly accurate offline machine for small-quantity batch production. Printed circuit boards (PCBs) are the foundation for electronics in every day products including automotive, consumer electronics, communications, and industrial and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

SLM Solutions to Feature SLM 280HL Metal 3D Printer at First IMTS

June 23, 2016

Novi, MI — As the largest industrial trade show in North America, IMTS will feature an additive manufacturing section at this year’s event, September 12-17. Making a splash at its first IMTS, SLM Solutions will feature the top-selling SLM 280HL metal additive manufacturing system, their mid-range machine with a build envelope of 280x280x350mm. As with all SLM Solutions machines, the SLM... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Portable, Desktop-Sized CNC Tool fosters prototyping, production.

June 22, 2016

Handibot® Smart Power Tool v2.0 Adventure Edition enables wood cutting, carving, and milling and can also be used to cut MDF, plastics, foam, and aluminum with engraving-level precision. Due to FabMo control software, which allows use of Handibot utility apps to make projects and run simple jobs without requiring knowledge of CAD/CAM software, this tool can be operated from any Wi-Fi®-enabled device, such as smartphone or tablet, even when no Wi-Fi signal is available. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mahr Federal to Highlight MarShaft(TM) Scope 250 Plus, New MarShaft Scope 600 Plus 3D, and MarGear GMX 400 at IMTS 2016

June 21, 2016

-- Also Custom Gage Capabilities of Mahr Federal's MarSolutions Engineered Metrology Team PROVIDENCE, RI – Mahr Federal will feature the MarShaft™ SCOPE 250 plus, the new MarShaft Scope 600 plus 3D, and the MarGear GMX 400 at IMTS 2016, September 12-17, 2016, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, Booth #E-5614. Also on display will be several custom gaging solutions developed by the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Packaging Equipment

Bell and Howell to Implement CMC CartonWrap at D+H

June 20, 2016

Durham, N.C. – Bell and Howell, a leading provider of technology solutions and services for communications, commerce and industrial automation, is pleased to announce it has received an order for a new CMC CartonWrap from DH Corporation (D+H) headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The CartonWrap system dynamically creates right-sized, ready-to-ship packages for companies shipping... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

The ODM Brand of Book Binding Machinery Enabled Wrap-Ups to Enter into the "Short run" Case Binding Market.

June 20, 2016

"Wrap-Ups takes great pride in being the provider of necessary print finishing services to the trade since 1980. We possess a vast amount of knowledge in soft cover adhesive binding, including but not limited to PUR and/or Lay-Flat binding. With the continued evolution of digital printing, it seemed a natural fit for us to enter into the "short run" case binding market. We feel there is a market... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Packaging Equipment

Matrix Offers a Convenient One-Stop Destination at United Fresh 2016 for Bag, Pouch, and Stickpack Packaging Machines

June 17, 2016

Serving as headquarters for the Pro Mach Flexible Packaging Group at the show, Matrix sells and supports rugged, reliable, and low cost to operate vertical and horizontal form fill seal baggers, pre-made pouch rotary bagging machines, and stickpack and sachet equipment. (Matrix Booth # 2408) SAUKVILLE, Wis. - Matrix Packaging Machinery, powered by Pro Mach, features at United Fresh 2016, June... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Textile Industry Products

Butt Splicer holds rolls up to 50 in. O.D.

June 16, 2016

Available in web widths from 10–24 in., S-TAB-50 Turretmaster Butt Splicer accommodates core I.D.'s ranging from 3–6 in. Machine provides automatic gapless splicing with 1 or 2 pieces of tape and shear cutting of both webs simultaneously on 7.5° angle. Different sized web festoon options enable splice speeds of 500 or 750 fpm. Additional features include shaftless roll lifting turret design, touchscreen operator interface, PLC control, and tape dispensers that eliminate need for tape trimmers. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Portable Tools, Robotics

United Grinding Will Bring its Industry-Leading Technology to IMTS

June 15, 2016

Company to debut many new grinders and automation that works alongside humans. MIAMISBURG, Ohio, June 10, 2016 – At IMTS, United Grinding will showcase one of its most advanced surface and profile grinding systems paired with an equally advanced robot that can work side-by-side with humans. Also in booth N-6800, the company will debut several other new grinding systems, including an... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Core Alignment Fusion Splicer has durable, portable design.

June 10, 2016

Suitable for use with all Metro, LAN, and FTTx fibers, handheld S179 splices optical fiber splicing even under harsh environmental conditions. Portable machine, allowing 200 splicing cycles (splicing/heating) per battery charge, incorporates high propulsion motor (8 N), embedded NFC, smartphone compatibility, and shock/water/dust resistant body. While 4.3 in. wide LCD screen with touch panel fosters intuitive operation, proportionately wide splicing chamber facilitates optical fiber loading.<br /> Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Packaging Equipment

Coolant Fill System features portable design.

June 3, 2016

Designed for filling machine cells with fresh coolant, Mobile Coolant Fill System eliminates need to fill buckets and carry them to machine sumps, potentially spilling coolant and creating slip hazard. System includes roto-molded 15- or 25-gallon coolant concentrate tank, onboard proportioner, garden hose water connection swivel, No-Flat tires, and EZ fill gas nozzle style valve with fill hose. With Mobile Coolant Fill System, users can add and adjust coolant concentrations as needed. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Quick Change Thick Turret Tooling features tool-less design.

June 2, 2016

Requiring one punch driver for rounds/shapes, Ultra® QCT&trade; turret punching system has MPM4&trade; tool steel punch insert and SuperMax&trade;-coated punch driver. Coating optimizes wear resistance and preserves fits. Tool-less punch retention mechanism lets operators flip one latch to remove and snap new insert into place, and keying of punch at tool perimeter optimizes angularity control; shoulder remains securely guided when punching. This press punch tooling solution cleans with compressed air. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Micro Engraving Tools promote burr-free surface finishes.

May 31, 2016

Featuring sharp, positive cutting geometry, Sphinx Micro Engraving Tools come standard with 3 mm diameter shank. Solid carbide tools are available in variety angles, including 30, 40, 50, 60, and 90° with flat or radius tipped geometries. Radius cutters range from .0016&ndash;.0039 in. and flats range from .0008&ndash;.0059 in. Engravers are suitable for work in most materials ranging from alloyed and unalloyed steels to thermosetting plastics, and even titanium. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Measurement Kit simplifies alignment applications.

May 27, 2016

Equipped with 90-Line Laser Microgage, Microgage PRO Universal Kit provides precise right angle laser reference lines for alignment and checks for machinery squareness. Custom alignment software assists with routines for planer, squareness, and parallel projects. To make structures and parts more accessible, kit offers precision leveler rotational mount, 4-axis precision mount, and precision tripod mount. Touchscreen works with tool of choice and wireless receiver to expand system capabilities. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

Stahli Lapping Technologies Advances Productivity through Use of Single Side in-process Measurement

May 26, 2016

The Stahli FH-602 series is advancing the manufacturing industry with a fully automated single side in-process measurement system. This machine series allows customers to efficiently and effectively perform quality measurements in one single process minimizing out of machine quality checks and reducing changeover time. The FH-602 also promotes energy efficiency by allowing for a continuous... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Graco HFR Meter Mix and Dispense Systems Deliver High Flow Rates and Large Shot Sizes in Filter Manufacturing and Lamination Applications

May 25, 2016

HFR systems ensure efficient production and low waste through precise, on-ratio dispensing Minneapolis, MN –  Graco (NYSE:GGG), a world leader in fluid handling products and systems, announces that its Hydraulic Fixed Ratio (HFR) Meter, Mix and Dispense Systems are ideal to deliver the precise control required for filter manufacturing applications. With Graco HFR, manufacturers can trust... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Textile Industry Products

Butler Automatic SP1 Automatic Film Splicer Reduces Downtime in Medical Device Packaging

May 25, 2016

Splicer performs non-stop film changes in medical device packaging operations Middleborough, MA – Butler Automatic, the inventor and global leader of automatic splicing solutions, announces that its SP1 Series Automatic Film Splicer is ideally suited for medical device packaging applications. The SP1 Automatic Film Splicer increases efficiency in packaging operations by eliminating the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Universal Molding Machine uses existing tooling.

May 25, 2016

Using existing green sand or No-Bake tooling, UMM Universal Molding Machine is intended for typical jobbing foundry environment where production is variable and quantities can range from a few pieces to thousands. Machine is available in 1, 2, 4, and 6-station models with capacities from 12 x 12 4/4 to 60 x 60 36/36. Production rates up to 20 molds/hr with 2-station UMM are achieved with one operator. Up to 65 molds/hr with 6-station UMM can be achieved with 2&ndash;3 operators &ndash; all without rollover. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Textile Industry Products

Material Spreading System features digital touchscreen.

May 24, 2016

Capable of handling material rolls up to 2,200 lb and 50 in. in diameter, Saber C-Series E&trade; computerized cradle feed machine offers 3 spreading modes: face-up with knife, face-to-face with knife, and face-to-face with catchers. Integrated touchscreen display facilitates input of operational factors such as spread length and splice points from clearly defined menu options. With Windows-based operating system, users can upload marker files via WiFi (optional) from remote computer location. Read More