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Machinery & Machining Tools

Tridak® Model 3200 Piston Inserter by Dymax is Now CE Marked

April 29, 2016

A Great Alternative to Manually Inserting Pistons is Now Available Globally Torrington, Connecticut – Dymax Corporation has announced the CE marking of its Tridak® Model 3200 Piston Inserter, making this automatic air-bleed system available in Europe and other regions. Tridak® Model 3200 Piston Inserter allows operators to insert pistons into cartridges and syringe barrels accurately... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Pipe Fusion Machine incorporates Tier 4 engine.

April 28, 2016

Powered by Cummins US EPA Tier 4/EU Stage IIIB engine that burns ultra-low sulfur diesel, TracStar® 900 Series 2 Automatic fuses 12 in. IPS to 36 in. OD thermoplastic pipe. Fusion functions are controlled automatically with The Coach® pendant, which can also upload joint reports to McElroy DataLogger® Vault™. Self-contained with on-board generator for powering heater, all-terrain vehicle features rubber crawler tracks and is self-propelled via wireless remote control. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Machining Centers feature diagnostic communication system.

April 28, 2016

Standard on Cincinnati and Giddings & Lewis machine tools and composite systems, Diagnostic Communication System allows machine operators to connect with company experts via secure CNC screen sharing to diagnose and overcome stoppages within minutes. System is also available as upgrade for installed machines with PC-based HMI on Fanuc, Siemens, and Heidenhain controls. Enabling software, TeamViewer, establishes encrypted, password-protected connection to customer's CNC over VPN. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Desktop CNC Tool uses standard 120 V power.

April 26, 2016

With 36 x 24 in. work area, ShopBot Desktop MAX can fit items such as guitars, chair and table parts, and cabinetry parts. Tool is used in prototyping and full production for cutting, carving, machining, and milling in wood, MDF, plastics, foams, and non-ferrous metals. Featuring dual-motor gantry design, tool offers 2 options for beds: aluminum deck or plenum with universal hold-down system, which eliminates need for screws, adhesives, or clamps for holding large sheet goods in place. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Intelligrated at EXPO PACK Mexico: Order Fulfillment, Robotics and Sortation Solutions

April 25, 2016

Mexico City-based team to highlight automated solutions that increase fulfillment efficiency MEXICO CITY – Intelligrated® (www.intelligrated.com), a leading North American-based automated material handling solutions provider with key operations in Mexico City, announces its lineup for EXPO PACK México, May 17-20 at Centro Bancomer in Santa Fe,... 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, Software

CGTech to Present Feed Rate Optimization Methodologies at MMTS

April 19, 2016

Irvine, California – At the Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show (May 16-18, 2016), CGTech Sales Engineer Serge Viau will be giving a presentation that highlights which feed rate optimization techniques are best suited for different materials or machining processes. MMTS attendees can attend the presentation on Mon, May 16, 2016 (11:00 AM – 11:25 AM). “Every CAM vendor, machine tool... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

2D Optical Measuring Device measures workpieces in seconds.

April 19, 2016

Utilizing high-precision optical measurement technology, V-CAD Rapid provides automatic recognition of geometric primitives (basic shapes) without any pre-selection and no need for manual alignment of workpieces being measured. System includes 5 MP CCD B/W camera, telecentric 4-step motorized zoom lens, 4 fields of view, telecentric LED transmitted light illumination, LED ring light illumination for incident light measurement, and multi-touch panel PC with WIN7. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Burnishing Tools enhance fatigue-prone component manufacturing.

April 19, 2016

Self-contained hydraulic tools of 11073 Series are designed to manufacture fatigue-prone components in oilfield and heavy transportation industries using CNC lathe. With proper use, these tools enhance fatigue life of highly stressed, high-cycle components without slowing down process. Primary styles include Straight, Right Hand 45°, and Left Hand 45°, where each presents roll at different angle relative to shank. Tool angle can be further rotated (via lathe turret) to meet specific profile requirement. Read More

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

Mazak Presents its HYBRID Approach to Additive Manufacturing at RAPID

April 18, 2016

Company combines additive and subtractive processes with multi-tasking part processing FLORENCE, Ky. - Mazak firmly established its position at the forefront of additive manufacturing with the development of HYBRID Multi-Tasking technology, which the company will present at this year’s RAPID Conference and Expo. The event takes place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando,... 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, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

In-Line Folder/Gluer enhances versatility for digital printers.

April 18, 2016

Designed to foster expeditious and flexible performance for such packaging projects as cartons, pillow packs, room key sleeves, and presentation folders, digi-mollPAK System incorporates many folding and feeding mechanisms. Tipper plate with air blast attachment, movable belts and pans, as well as anti-marking formers maintain workflow. At 15 ft long, system handles material from 70 lb cover to 28 pt stocks in sizes from 2 x 4 in. to 36 x 20 in. Max linear speed is 425 fpm. 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, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

Bulk Bag Conditioner combines safety and efficiency.

April 15, 2016

In addition to utilizing hydraulically actuated pivoting conditioning arms with extended travel, Material Master™ features v-shaped tubular breaker profiles for returning agglomerated materials to free-flowing state. Color touchscreen facilitates access to bulk bag and material conditioning parameters as well as full recipe management functions, system status, and manual mode controls. Rotary lift table positions bulk bag for complete material conditioning on sides, top, and bottom. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

National Bronze Mfg. Co. Expands Machining Capacity

April 14, 2016

Roseville, MI – National Bronze Mfg. Co., a leading manufacturer of bronze bushings, bearings, and machined components, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a state of the art Okuma CNC Turning Center. The high performance machinery combines pin point accuracy with state of the art automation technology to give National Bronze Mfg. a competitive advantage. The new equipment will allow... Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Machinery & Machining Tools

Agricultural Seeder is available with high-capacity hopper.

April 8, 2016

Available in 8 and 10 ft working widths, agricultural seeders with high-capacity seed hoppers are suited for alfalfa producers, pasture renovations, and grass seeding. Machines utilize Precision Seed Metering System to minimize seed waste, while 2 rows of cast-iron press wheels promote seed to soil contact and enhance leveling action. Along with meters that adapt for various seed sizes, features include standard agitator for consistent seed mixture. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

VECOPLAN, LLC Introduces New Line of Shredding Trucks

April 7, 2016

The Company will unveil its General Purpose “Pierce & Tear” Models at the 2016 NAID Annual Conference in Orlando ARCHDALE, NC, – Vecoplan, the world leader in advanced industrial shredding technologies, will launch its much-anticipated MST line of shredding trucks at the upcoming NAID Annual Conference & Expo. The conference is being held April 7, 8, and 9, 2016 at the Renaissance... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services, Green & Clean

New Refrigeration Technology may significantly reduce energy use.

April 7, 2016

At launch meeting held at U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Ames Laboratory, scientists and engineers of CaloriCool™ materials research consortium began planning necessary steps for improving energy efficiency of refrigeration technology by 20%–30% within 10 years. Intent on using caloric materials for cooling, those scientists and engineers face challenging questions regarding clean energy manufacturing. 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