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Machinery & Machining Tools

MJC Builds Customized Metal-Spinning Machines for Out-Of-Round Engine Lip Skins On Boeing Aircraft

July 28, 2016

Machine builder supplies equipment to GKN for operations in Camarillo, Calif. and Orangeburg, S.C. on 777 and 737 engine assemblies MJC Engineering is a custom machine tool builder in Huntington Beach, Calif., specializing in metal-spinning machines for such applications as sheet spinning, flow forming, wheel spinning and rotary forging. Recently, the company was commissioned to build a... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Gun Barrel Honing System Hits Target for Pac-Nor Barreling

July 28, 2016

Honing machine outshoots hand lapping in manufacture of precision rifle barrels Manufacturing precision rifle barrels has always been something of an art that involves hand lapping of the bore surface twice, before and after the rifling profile is cut or swaged in by a rifling button. In fact, a bright, hand-lapped bore is considered one of the hallmarks of a precision rifle barrel, despite... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

CBN Grades deliver accuracy and maximize productivity.

July 28, 2016

Designed for high-precision hard turning, BNC2010 Grade features CBN substrate coated with TiCN layer to achieve optimized surface finish while minimizing wear. BNC2020 Grade, designed for general hardened steel machining, features tough CBN substrate coated with highly wear-resistant TiAIN layer for stable machining and extended tool life. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sciaky to Deliver Industry-Leading Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing System to EWI

July 22, 2016

Sciaky and EWI will work together to 3D-print metal prototype parts for a wide range of manufacturers CHICAGO, July 20, 2016 - Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), and leading provider of metal additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, announced today that EWI has purchased an industry-leading Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM™) system. EWI is a... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Pallet Storage System automates conventional warehousing.

July 19, 2016

Designed to retrofit into existing manual warehouses with low to medium building heights, RapidStore UL1400 automated storage/retrieval system provides high-density product storage in controlled and secure environment. Machine rides on floor rail, is stabilized overhead with steel guide tube, and offers low first-shelf height of 8 in. to maximize warehouse space. Rotating fork load handling device moves vertically and pivots to access pallet loads on either side of aisle. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics, Services, Vision Systems

LEONI Brings Together Automation Technology, German Brew at Oktoberfest Networking Event

July 15, 2016

LEONI Engineering Products Services, Inc. (Lake Orion, Mich.), with global headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany, will celebrate the company’s heritage, its focus on automation technology, and German beer-making during an Oktoberfest-styled event on September 29, 2016. LAKE ORION, MI – LEONI Engineering Products & Services, Inc. (LEONI EPS), part of Nuremberg-based LEONI AG and one of North... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Multi-Stroke Honing Machines suit small- to mid-volume operations.

July 15, 2016

For one-off and batch production, CM-2000 offers fully electronic semi-automatic or manual operation. Full servo control enables production of parts with 5 µ tolerance. For small-to-medium volumes, PH-4000 and PH-5000 deliver precision-controlled production honing. Every programming option is available for parts that need custom-stroke features, while fewer, more conversational programming screens and 10 min changeover allow production of parts with 5 µ tolerance in 1 hr. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Software

Lantek Software Will Power Promotech Pipe Cutting Machines

July 14, 2016

Lantek has reached an agreement with Polish company Promotech to supply its world leading sheet metal software with Promotech’s pipe profile cutting machines which can cut pipes up to diameter of 1500 mm and length of 12 metres with oxy-fuel or plasma. Promotech has been manufacturing and supplying welding and cutting machinery since 1987 and has over 300 products including: portable... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

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

July 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... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Honing Machine integrates multilingual 9.1 in. Siemens control.

July 13, 2016

Capable of handling bore diameters from 0.750–8 in. and lengths up to 11 in. for all types of blocks up to 46 in. long, SV-15 can run, with separate 3 hp spindle and 1 hp stroker motors, standard Sunnen tools as well as the DH-series diamond hone head. Included 9 in. Siemens touchscreen PLC provides real-time display of bore shape. Along with auto dwell, features include automatic switching from roughing to finishing cycle, precise zero shutoff, and multi-position rollover fixture.
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Electronic Components & Devices, Machinery & Machining Tools, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Robotics, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Methods to Showcase Manufacturing the Future at IMTS 2016, Booth S-9119

July 12, 2016

3D Printing, Automation and Full Range of Innovative Machining Solutions Embody the Future of Manufacturing. Sudbury, MA, U.S.A. – Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, 3D printing technology, automation and accessories, has announced they will demonstrate a wide range of the latest developments in manufacturing technology in Booth S-9119 at... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

In-line Coating Machine helps protect printed circuit boards.

July 12, 2016

Featuring closed fluid system, Model ECM-1100 is used to spray coating liquid on PCBs and mounted parts. Most common uses for coating are to inhibit leakage and short circuit due to humidity and contamination, to inhibit corrosion, and to improve fatigue life of solder joints to leadless packages. Coating can also provide mechanical support for small parts to prevent damage due to mechanical shock and vibration. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Ultratech Receives Expansion Order from Asian Foundry for Laser Spike Annealing System

July 11, 2016

Order Further Validates the Continued Value Ultratech's LSA101 Systems Provide Foundries for 28-nm Production SAN JOSE, Calif. - Ultratech, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTEK), a leading supplier of lithography, laser-processing and inspection systems used to manufacture semiconductor devices and high-brightness LEDs (HB-LEDs), as well as atomic layer deposition (ALD) systems, today announced an... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

IMTS 2016: Star SU to Unveil Dry Grinding Technology and Latest in Cutting Tool Advancements

July 11, 2016

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL. — IMTS 2016 is just around the corner and Star SU is once again ready to showcase our entire product range of machine tool, cutting tool and tool services. IMTS Quick Facts

  • Name of Show: IMTS - International Manufacturing Technology Show
  • Show Dates: September 12-17, 2016
  • Show Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL USA
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Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Square Shoulder/Helical Milling Cutter Inserts come in large size.

July 11, 2016

Featuring 4 curved cutting edges, inserts for T4-12 square shoulder and helical milling cutters help parts manufacturers achieve increased depths of cut and metal removal rates when roughing and semi-finishing workpiece materials. Tangential mounting lends to performance stability and facilitates access to mounting screws. Cutter diameters range from 1–5 in. with corner radii up to 0.125 in. Various grades and geometries, as well as normal and close pitch versions, are available. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Affordable High-Power, High Performance CNC Routers for all Woodworking Applications

July 8, 2016

Techno has been serving the woodworking industry for 30 years and proudly offers their HDS CNC Routers. “Our HDS Series presents our customers the ability to automate their cutting process at an affordable price,” says Techno’s president, Roy Valentine, after completing many successful installations. The HDS machines come in a range of sizes and feature a 12 HP HSD automatic tool... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Cost Effective Laser Cutting Solutions

July 7, 2016

Madera, California, USA.   World class manufacturer and distributor of CNC tube bending machinery, Horn Machine Tools, Inc. now offers both flat sheet and tube laser cutting machines. The machines utilize highly efficient fiber laser technology and are configured in four different models which can be customized to fit customer’s requirements.  The lasers feature high quality... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Dedicated Tooling facilitates valve seat pocket machining.

July 7, 2016

Combining elliptical Silent Tools™ adapter designed to reach deep seats and CoroTurn® SL cutting head with lightweight structure, solution is dedicated to challenging operation of machining valve seat pockets in oil and gas applications. Tooling overcomes prevalent issues such as narrow flow bore diameters, vibration tendencies, and long overhangs. Stable tooling configuration minimizes vibration and offers extended reach in both roughing and finishing operations. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Mazak to Preview Next Phases of SmartBox at Cisco Live! Event

July 5, 2016

FLORENCE, Ky. – Mazak Corporation will offer approximately 25,000 technology innovators a glimpse into the next phases of its Mazak SmartBox at Cisco Systems Inc.’s Cisco Live event in Las Vegas on July 10-14. In its next phases, the Mazak SmartBox cyber-secure Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform – developed in collaboration with Cisco – will offer the power of Mazak iSmart... Read More

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

Photoresist Coating System uses ultrasonic nozzle technology.

July 5, 2016

Replacing traditional spin coating equipment, Model SPT200 is designed to meet challenges of coating high aspect ratios and deep well topographies such as MEMS wafers with photoresist. System is typically configured with Vortex or AccuMist ultrasonic spray shaping nozzles, depending upon requirements. Designed for 100, 150, 200, and 300 mm wafers, SPT200 provides automated spray coating with recipe storage, precision temperature control, and integrated wafer lockdown. Read More