Machinery & Machining Tools

Butler Automatic to Highlight SP1 and SP3HSL Automatic Film Splicers at PACK EXPO 2016

October 26, 2016

Middleborough, MA. Butler Automatic, the inventor and global leader of automatic splicing solutions, announces that it will showcase its SP1 and SP3HSL Automatic Film Splicers at PACK EXPO 2016, to be held November 6-9, 2016, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Butler Automatic experts will be on hand in Booth #S-3003 to demonstrate how the film splicers increase efficiency in a wide range... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Laser Cutting Machine can cut any shape.

October 24, 2016

Featuring 25 m² footprint and 5 x 10 ft table, TruLaser 1030 can cut 5/8 in. thick steel and 316 stainless steel. Machine offers uncomplicated setup with no drilling required and no installation for laser gas supply lines. Dialog-based menu guidance and explanations facilitate operation. For machines not connected to central cooling systems, additives double service life of cooling water. TruLaser 1030 utilizes flying optic concept, which guarantees low scratches and minimal scrap. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Integrated Closure Manufacturing Systems deliver fast cycle times.

October 21, 2016

Used for beverage closure manufacturing, HyCAP™4 system delivers machine, mold, and auxiliary integration features that promote productivity, energy efficiency, and simplified operation. It can run 1.25 g 29/25 closure for mineral water application at 2.4 sec cycle time. For manufacture of specialty closures, HyperSync™ synchronizes machine and mold functions and integrates eIMC™ in-mold closing technology. It can manufacture 6.1 g flip-top closure for shampoo bottle at 8.5 sec cycle time. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Battery-Powered Hydraulic Tools offer extended runtime, comfort.

October 19, 2016

Powered by Makita® battery platform, hydraulic tools include 6, 12, and 15 ton crimping tools as well as cable and bolt cutters and 10K PSI pump with removable heads. Bluetooth® technology lets electricians wirelessly manage their tools, access tool history, monitor service timelines, and customize tool operation. While each crimper uses pressure sensor to ensure correct force application, select tools are equipped with Auto Retraction Stop (ARS)/Retraction Stop Repeat (RSR) features. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Pulsation-Free Dosing Machine applies up to 6.6 ml/min.

October 17, 2016

Supports miniaturization in such areas as electronics, eco-DUO330 combines precision mechanics and digital control unit. Machine adheres to exact mixing ratios of 2 component materials and delivers precise coverage via precision-volume mixing head. Able to achieve dot or bead dosing quantities of 0.005 ml (per shot), this microprocessor-controlled system provides dosing accuracy of ±1% and repeatability of >99% as well as adjustable mixture ratio from 1:1 to 10:1. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

WIDIA's Disc-style Carbide-tipped Reamer (Top Ream) features TRM series´ mounting mechanism.

October 14, 2016

Using a single carbide disc and brazed joint, instead of four to eight individually brazed carbide tips, Top Ream carbide reaming solution provides a strong connection that is virtually immune to thermal effects during machining operations. WU05PR covers majority of hole finishing needs, with diameters up to 42 mm (1.65 in.), with the TRF shank-style starting at 14 mm (0.551 in.), and the TRM modular tool from 20 mm (0.787 in.) and up. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Software

CNC Routing System targets ACM fabricators.

October 14, 2016

Providing dual and triple head configurations, PANELBuilder 17 is designed exclusively for aluminum composite material fabricators. Machine allows users to develop library of panels using built-in parametric modeling, through use of built-in CAD drawing package or by importing existing drawings via DXF or DWG formats. Software then automatically generates machine toolpaths for cutting all panels. With live data tracking, PANELTracker keeps track of panels through manufacturing process. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Heat Seal Butt Splicer allows non-stop production.

October 13, 2016

CE-compliant HSB-ACV-46 allows non-stop production via high-speed, automatic roll changes. Able to hold rolls of up to 47 in. dia x 46 in. web width, machine produces clean butt splice with zero tail. This allows spliced part to be used in end product, while vector-driven unwind system allows splicing at low tensions for delicate materials. Along with touchscreen interface, features include tapeless splicing, PLC control, and modular construction for left or right hand web exit. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Liquid Coating Systems offer high application rates.

October 13, 2016

Capable of applying single layer coatings at rates up to 2,800 fpm, Curtain Slide Coater offers expansion capabilities up to 2 additional layers. Five-Roll Silicone Coater can apply 100% silicone at rates up to 2,400 fpm. System is constructed of stainless steel for ease of cleanup and includes mist removal system. More than 50 liquid coating methods are available, supporting applications in tapes and labels, silicone-coated products, and specialty coating markets. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Star SU LLC and Neher Group form Agreement to Sell PCD tooling in North America

October 12, 2016

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL. — Star SU LLC and Neher DIA GmbH Co. KG have entered a joint venture partnership that appoints Star SU to sell Neher’s PCD tooling portfolio in North America.  The addition of Neher’s comprehensive line of diamond tools, including finish reamers, combination tools and PCD/CBN inserts, compliments Star SU’s current cutting tool offering to provide a full service... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

"Bosch Packaging Technology highlights FLT vial filler with isolator at Pharma Expo

October 10, 2016

Flexible solutions for pharmaceutical lines

  • Ideal for RD: isolated Bosch FLT vial filler, stopper and capping machine
  • U.S. debut of GKF 2600 capsule filler for 156,000 capsules per hour
  • After-sales services round off Bosch's portfolio
Chicago, Illinois - At Pharma Expo 2016, Bosch Packaging Technology, a leading supplier of process and... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Machinery & Machining Tools, Packaging Equipment

Modular Systems target cookie and confectionery producers.

October 4, 2016

Offering full-servo product transfer for gentle handling of cookies and crackers on edge, Modular System consists of loader, transfer unit, feeder, Pack 301 LS horizontal flow wrapper, GD series Paloma D3 robot, and Kliklok Enterprise endload cartoner. For confectionery producers requiring shorter production runs and flexibility in pack styles, another system includes SVE 3220 DZ vertical form-fill-seal machine with CCM 3100 case packer for packing of stand-up and lay-flat bags on one machine. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

High Intensity Continuous Blender features sanitary design.

October 4, 2016

Constructed of 316 SS and finished to USDA, FDA, or pharmaceutical requirements, Model HIM-124-S316 provides low to high shear as required for high-speed blending and/or homogenizing of dry solids, agglomerates, slurries, or pastes. Homogeneous blends can be achieved in as little as 20 seconds residence time at throughput rates to 200 ft³/h. With standard drive consisting of multiple V belt and sheave arrangement, blender provides agitator speeds from 100–2,500 rpm. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

AmeraMex International Receives $200,000 in Equipment Orders

October 3, 2016

CHICO, CA – September 30, 2016 – AmeraMex International, Inc. (OTC: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment for logistics companies (stevedoring/shipping), infrastructure construction, logging and mining companies, received two equipment orders totaling $200,000. The inventoried equipment will ship before the end of the third quarter. The customers, one located in Texas and one located in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

All Metals Fabricating to Debut World's Fastest Fiber Laser at Manufacturing Day Open House on October 7 in Allen, TX

October 3, 2016

Event Designed to Exhibit State-of-the-Art, High-Speed Manufacturing Capabilities and Raise Awareness about Contemporary Manufacturing Career Opportunities Allen, Texas – In conjunction with Manufacturing Day 2016, All Metals Fabricating will open its Allen, TX facility to the public for the first time ever on October 7, 2016 to host an Open House. The event will feature the newly acquired... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Automated 3D Milling Machine serves diverse applications.

September 30, 2016

Compatible with diverse resins and woods, MODELA MDX-50 offers machining area sized to accommodate larger models and mill multiple objects simultaneously. Automatic Tool Changer (ATC) is standard, and optional rotary axis unit can rotate work materials 360° for milling cylindrical objects as well as automating fabrication of 2-sided, 4-sided, and custom-angled items. Integrated control panel on front for control of spindle rotation and milling speed while monitoring machining conditions. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Tube Fabrication Industries Acquires End Machining Center and CNC Saw Machines From BLM Group USA

September 30, 2016

Wixom, MI — BLM GROUP USA (www.blmgroup.com), a global leader in the manufacture of tube and flat sheet processing equipment, recently sold a BC80 CNC end-machining center and a CM602 automatic CNC sawing machine to Tube Fabrication Industries, Logansport, IN. The sale was announced at IMTS 2016 by Dr. Jeffrey Ahrstrom, president and COO of BLM GROUP USA. ... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Machinery & Machining Tools, Packaging Equipment

Bosch Packaging Technology to Host Media Event at PACK EXPO International 2016

September 29, 2016

Bosch Packaging Technology, a leading supplier of processing and packaging solutions, is pleased to invite you to its media event at PACK EXPO International 2016. During the event, Bosch will showcase a range of dedicated packaging solutions for specific applications, like biscuits, confectionery, snacks, frozen and liquid food. Also, you will have a unique chance to take a sneak peek at the HMI... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Mazak Booth Draws Thousands at IMTS 2016

September 28, 2016

Company spotlights new advanced manufacturing systems and SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY FLORENCE, Ky. – Mazak hosted a record number of visitors through its booth during the six days of IMTS 2016, held at Chicago’s McCormick Place from September 12-17. The company demonstrated over 20 highly advanced manufacturing cells and systems. Among these were its next-generation HYBRID Multi-Tasking... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Spindle Tooling System features 4 ball tracks.

September 23, 2016

Capable of 38,000 rpm, 63 mm Model KM4X63™ features maximum bending moment of 1,548 lb-ft and, depending on machine, clamping force of 8,093–13,038 lb. Due to its inherently balanced design, product achieves out-of-the-box spindle speeds 30% greater than HSK, and nearly twice that of comparably-sized polygon-style toolholders. Read More