Power Presses

Machinery & Machining Tools

Fagioli uses Hydra-Side HT500 to Replace Pipe Bending Machine

May 25, 2017

Houston, Texas-based Fagioli Inc. used its 500-ton capacity Hydra-Slide HT500 heavy track hydraulic skidding system and other rigging equipment to remove a 230,000-lb. pipe bending machine and replace it with a spare system.

Fagioli accepted a scope of work to remove the existing machine from a pit, slide it to a loading area, load it onto a hydraulic trailer and repeat the operation in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

LTP-250 Micro-Press™ can be operated with or without dual temperature controller.

May 2, 2017

Used for applying heat and pressure to materials, LTP-250 Micro-Press™ features 75 mm x 75 mm platen area. Having heating temperature range ambient to 350°C, unit offers 680 Kg maximum applied force. Termperature control of each platen is done using dual temperature controller.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Auto Series Plus Hydraulic Laboratory Presses feature 7 in. color touch screen.

April 1, 2017

Designed with enhanced platen temperature control, auto-tuning and ramp heating capability, Auto Series Plus Hydraulic Laboratory Presses can store up to 250 recipes, recipe preview and optional data logging for cycle parameters. Used in quality control and research development for destructive testing, molding, laminating and fluid extraction, units are available with 15 to 48 tons of clamping... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Beckwood to Supply Hydraulic Deep Draw Press to Columbia Metal Spinning

March 25, 2017

Columbia Metal Spinning, a leader in the production of precision metal spun and deep drawn parts, has awarded Beckwood Press Company a contract to produce a custom 450-ton hydraulic deep draw press. Scheduled for completion in August 2017, the technologically-advanced machinery will expand Columbia Metal Spinning’s large-diameter draw forming capabilities and supplement their existing... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Triform Continues Growth in India, Partners with Leading Aerospace Supplier for Multi-Machine Package

March 25, 2017

An India-based aerospace supplier was looking to expand their capacity to meet the increasing demands of their customers which include Boeing and Airbus. They approached Beckwood with an interest in the Triform line of sheet hydroforming and stretch forming equipment to fulfill several newly awarded contracts. Beckwood is the only OEM in the world able to provide such a diverse mix of forming... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

PPI Helps Auto Parts Manufacturer Make Large DCPD Truck Hoods

February 3, 2017

GREENSBURG, PA – An automotive parts manufacturer in Mexico wanted to make 50-pound hoods for large over-the-road trucks using Metton® liquid molding resin, which is composed of two, low-viscosity DCPD streams injected into a closed mold.

The challenge: How to deliver shot sizes up to 5,000 grams/second, while insuring that no air entered the system and all key processing parameters... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

XFT 2500 Speed Press comes with FEIN monitoring technology.

December 23, 2016

Designed with increased stiffness, XFT 2500 Speed Press is equipped with strong knuckle joints. Suitable for parts made of high-tensile materials up to 8 mm thicknesses with more than 100 strokes per minute, unit features FEIN monitoring technology. Offering up to 3000 kN press force at the tip, XFT 2500 ensure high productivity and quality for fine blanking parts.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Pneumatic Micro-Press operates with/without dual temperature controller.

December 3, 2016

Able to have precise temperature control of each platen, Pneumatic LTP-250 Micro-Press can be operated manually or use software to control. Unit has heating temperature range of 350°C with maximum applied force of 1500 Ib. Having platen area of 3.0" x 3.0", product can be applied in lab testing, laminating, materials research and can also be custom made.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Viega Hosts Nearly 200 at National Manufacturing Day Event at McPherson Manufacturing Campus

December 2, 2016

MCPHERSON, Kan. – November 2016 – Viega LLC hosted a National Manufacturing Day event, attended by nearly 200, at its manufacturing campus in McPherson, Kan.

The event featured tours of both manufacturing facilities, including its brand new MegaPress production facility, along with a career fair and lunch.

“Viega is proud to be part of the growing manufacturing process in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

ETube and Wire Add the TruBend C60 6 Axis CNC 67 Ton Press Brake

November 11, 2016

The TruBend Series 3000 brings together the best TRUMPF quality with simple operation and an attractive price-performance ratio

• Cost-efficiency, even when operated at low capacity

• High part accuracy

• High productivity

• Simple operation, well thought-through control

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Machinery & Machining Tools

HTI Plastics adds New Injection-Molding Press

October 31, 2016

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 25, 2016 - HTI Plastics, a leader in injection-molded plastic products, has added a new Sodick 60-ton press to its already impressive collection of injection-molding presses. The new Sodick press was added only a few months following the addition of two other new Sodick presses. HTI installed two new Sodick presses, at 40 ton and 100 ton back in June. The new press will be... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Precision Assembly Press System has tabletop form factor.

October 24, 2016

Available with press outputs from 1–12 kN, Table Top Assembly Press System comes with sensors, controls, MotionPRO software, and safety equipment and can be up and running in 30 min or less. Fully electric system provides clean, oil-free, low-noise solution for high-precision batch product assembly applications as well as joining, riveting, press fitting, clipping, and bending. Along with... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Wabash Press Installed at New Purdue University Indiana Manufacturing Institute

October 4, 2016

A Wabash MPI composite molding press is part of the new collaborative research facility at Purdue University.  A versatile down-acting 250 ton composite molding press with 42” by 42” heated platens (up to 1000 degrees) and cooled platens from Wabash was installed in at the Indiana Manufacturing Institute.  This press will help Purdue University develop next-generation composite molding... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

REP Unveils New Machines, Technology at 'K 2016

September 26, 2016

Responding to advancements in machine design and expanded market opportunities, industry leader in rubber injection presses adds to lineup REP international is preparing for the K2016 show The largest plastics and rubber industry companies will be present in October for the “K Show”, held once every three years in Düsseldorf. As the leading manufacturer of rubber injection molding... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Wabash and Carver at International Elastomer Conference

September 20, 2016

Wabash MPI and Carver, Inc. are exhibiting at the International Elastomer Conference in Booth No. 507 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA from October 11-13.  Wabash and Carver are premier manufacturers of molding presses from .5 to 1200 tons for laboratory and production applications. Wabash MPI offers a wide variety of hydraulic and pneumatic presses for compression... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Mitsubishi's Newest Fiber Lasers and 135 Ton BH Hybrid Press Brake with Videre Highlighted in MC Machinery Systems' FABTECH Booth #C39033

September 9, 2016

Wood Dale, IL – Don’t miss the latest machines MC Machinery Systems, Inc. has to offer by visiting booth #C39033 at this year’s FABTECH conference. Held November 16-18, 2016 in Las Vegas, MC Machinery will display laser processing systems, press breaks and more. New Additions to the Mitsubishi Zoom Fiber Laser Lineup—The eX-F Series with 8kW and the 6kW 6030 XLF eX-F Series with 8kW The... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

CINCINNATI to Launch New Fiber Laser and Portable Electric Press Brake at FABTECH 2016

August 26, 2016

AUGUST 23, 2016; HARRISON, OH; USA - Cincinnati® Incorporated (CI) a leading provider of built-to-order machine tools, announces its participation as an exhibitor at FABTECH 2016 (November 16-18, Las Vegas, NV). Located in booth C31102 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, the exhibit will feature the company’s latest product lines - the CL-960 fiber laser, the MAXFORM high... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Vision Systems

Mate Precision Tooling Brings One Source Fabricating Solutions to FABTECH Las Vegas 2016, Booth C36069

August 22, 2016

See Mate’s New Ultra® QCT™ Quick Change Tooling, CleanBend™ Press Brake Tooling, One-Micron Fiber Laser Lenses And Much MORE… Anoka, Minnesota: FABTECH Las Vegas begins at the Mate Precision Tooling exhibit at Booth C36069 in Las Vegas, Nevada November 16 -18. See Mate’s greatly expanded One Source Fabricating Solutions -- new Ultra® QCT™ Quick Change Tooling, CleanBend™ Press... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Amcor Announces Expanded Capabilities in Milwaukee, WI Plant

August 11, 2016

Amcor Flexibles is excited to announce the addition of a new press in Milwaukee WI, allowing flexographic printing, gravure coating and slitting to occur in a single pass. The additional capacity from the press and slitter will support demand for high-quality coated healthcare grade paper and film. “We are thrilled for this opportunity to continue to support the needs of our medical customers... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Packaging Products & Equipment, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Toray Plastics (America)'s Advanced Packaging and Label Films Selected for the HP Indigo Pack Ready Program

August 10, 2016

Toray is the first U.S. manufacturer of extrusion-coated OPP, PET, metallized, barrier, and sealant print-web film technologies to join the HP Pack Ready ecosystem. North Kingstown, Rhode Island - Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (www.toraytpa.com), the only United States manufacturer of polypropylene, polyester, metallized, and bio-based films, announces that... Read More