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Machinery & Machining Tools

Zalkin Capping Solutions Featured at PACKEX in Toronto, June 16-18

June 10, 2015

At PACKEX, Zalkin's new exclusive Canadian distributor Fowler Products and Canadian sales agent Alex E. Jones Associates showcase Zalkin capping solutions for pharmaceuticals, wine and spirits, food and beverage, personal care, and household products. (Alex E. Jones Booth # 1513) TORONTO — Fowler Products, powered by Pro Mach, the new exclusive distributor of Zalkin capping solutions in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Milling Lathe/CNC Turning Center has true Y-axis and sub-spindle.

February 27, 2015

In addition to 30 hp, 3,500 rpm, 10 in. (chuck dia) primary spindle and 20 hp, 4,500 rpm, 8 in. sub-spindle, FEELER FT-250SY features true Y-Axis with 100 mm (±50 mm) travel for maximum rigidity and robust machining environment. Single-piece structure with boxways, 45° slant bed, and base lend dampen vibration when turning in hard materials. Other features include heavy-duty, 12-station turret; 210 mm +/- 10 mm X-axis travel; 1,050 mm Z-Axis travel; and FANUC 31i-TB CNC control. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Leading Wear Protection: Reiloy Westland to Display New Mixer concept at NPE along with Their Highly Wear-resistant Barrels and Screws

February 10, 2015

Wichita Kansas – Reiloy Westland will present its technological solutions for the plastics industry at the NPE exhibition in Orlando, FL, from March 23 to 27. Under the slogan 'Rethinking Technology', the company will showcase their latest features and system technologies at booth W 3543 in the West Hall. Reiloy Westland introduces new mixer design concept In 1991 the Eagle mixing... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Non-Industrial Products

Toy Manufacturing Trends

September 16, 2014

1. What are the biggest assembly/joining challenge affecting toy manufacturers today? The biggest assembly challenge affecting toy manufacturers today is cost vs. assembly method.  Toys are typically lower cost products, and must be assembled efficiently for the least amount of labor and cost. 2. What types of joining processes and equipment are toy manufacturers looking for today? Toy... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Multiple Screwdriver System Increases Productivity

September 11, 2014

A machine builder contacted Design Tool Inc. for automated components to feed and drive 6 or 10 screws for a garage door application.  The components were required to drive the screws simultaneously, and the feed mechanism had to deliver the screws within the machine cycle time to maintain the production rate.  The screws also needed to be driven to a consistent torque on all drivers. ... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Increasing Production & Improving Quality

September 9, 2014

A leading manufacturer in the electronics industry contacted Design Tool Inc. to partner with them to improve productivity and eliminate quality issues with an electronics assembly.The quality issues involving the cover installation were resulting in significant downtime and rework.  These issues included leakage, cover plate damage, cross-threaded screws, and improper torque levels. ... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Packaging Equipment

Zalkin is Showcasing its Latest Capping Solutions at Interpack - May 8-14 in Dusseldorf

May 1, 2014

Don Cotney, President, and Andy Monroe, Vice President of Products and Markets Development, for the Pro Mach Bottling & Capping Business Unit will be on hand from Sunday afternoon May 11 through Wednesday, May 14 to host U.S. visitors. (Zalkin Booth #D34 – Hall 13) ATHENS, Georgia — Fowler Products, the exclusive manufacturing partner of Zalkin in the United States, detailed today the... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools

Elge Precision Machining Provides Multi-Spindle Screw Machining of Knurled Pins

April 23, 2014

Elge Precision Machining, located in Reading, Pa, is the premier supplier of Stainless Steel Knurled Pins in the United States.  We have 11 Davenport automatic screw machines which gives us unique capabilities in this industry.  Multi-Spindle screw machining is used to manufacture the pins to tight tolerances of ±0.001. Elge's knowledge of turning and knurling enables us to increase cycle... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Services

Conveyor Engineering & Manufacturing Partners with German Based ANDRITZ Fiedler to Better Service the Sugar Beet Industry

April 3, 2014

Conveyor Engineering & Manufacturing is proud to announce a new partnership with ANDRITZ Fiedler GmbH, a German manufacturing company specializing in high quality drilled plate for sugar beet press screens and extraction tower screens. In a continued effort to provide customers with the best products and services, Conveyor Engineering & Manufacturing has announced a partnership with German... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Cams, Built to Customer Requirements

January 31, 2014

Indexing Technologies, Inc. (ITI Tooling) now offers custom cams from Colombo Filippetti of Milan, Italy. Colombo Filippetti is a major supplier of cams for marine engines, packaging machines, metal forming presses, textile machines and special machines of all types. We manufacture cams to customer drawings or design, or develop them to suit specific customer requirements. Colombo... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Evana Automation Supplies Custom Screw Driving System to Prominent U.S. Construction Products Manufacturer

October 21, 2013

Evana's automated solution will reduce manual labor and increase quality assurance for aluminum fencing assembly process EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Evana Automation Specialists, a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and leading Systems Integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, recently delivered a custom screw driving system to a prominent U.S. construction... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Stainless Steel Bar targets CNC Swiss-style screw machines.

April 10, 2013

Precision drawn to ASTM half standard or ISO H9 tolerances, PROJECT 70®+ PDB Bar features chamfered ends, optimized straightness, and tight OD tolerances for consistent size along entire length and minimal out-of-round conditions. Round bar forms come in 7 nominal diameters from 0.2500–0.6250 in. with 144 in. standard lengths, as well as 4 grades, furnished in condition A, including: Type 303, Type 304/304L, 316/316L, and 416 stainless.  Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Grinding Center supports ISO standard insert grinding.

June 25, 2012

Utilizing Windows OS, DOM Semi 4-Axis Grinding Center performs periphery grinding, including K-Lands on one side for materials such as tungsten carbide, ceramics, and CBN. Machine features optimized infeed axis with linear motor, polymer concrete base for vibration dampening, and fully enclosed grinding area that keeps all moving axes and handling systems in dry environment. Auto-handling of each workpiece takes place during grinding via integrated pick-and-place linear handling system. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Safety & Security Equipment

Safety Device For Lathes keeps operators from getting entagled.

May 31, 2012

Roll-up lead screw protection device for lathes protects operators from coming into contact with moving parts of lathe and keeps work clothes from getting entangled with moving parts. Two self-rolling/unrolling units consists of tear- and oil-resistant band attached to aluminum and pressed steel brackets that secure to and travel with lathe carriage. Roll-up lead screw protection device is available in different band widths and lengths. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Chemically Accelerated Surface Finishing

April 11, 2012

How Accelerate Surface Finishing (ASF) Works<4444>ASF uses a surface active compound that forms a soft film on the surface of the metal part. Nonabrasive media removes the soft film from the high or peaks of the part surface leaving the valleys untouched. The soft film is removed, exposing a new metal surface which will reform the soft film. This continuous forming and removal of the soft... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

CAM You Believe It? Davenport Announces 24-Hour Delivery

March 12, 2012

Rochester, NY - Davenport Machine ( announces 24 hour delivery for cams! Davenport has streamlined their manufacturing process and can now ship cams within 24 hours of receiving an order. Once again Davenport is creating a new industry standard by taking the average lead time for cams from several days to 24 hours.<4444>Davenport Machine also announces a drastically... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Swiss Screw Machining Solutions for Plastic & Metal Components

March 1, 2012

Precision Swiss screw machined components have had a major impact on the medical, aerospace and defense industry. In these industries, having the most precise components available is not an option - it's mandatory. Any product manufactured for these industries must be created using the latest in accurate manufacturing technology in order to perform exceptionally.<4444>Common Uses for Precision... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Affordable Productivity from NCMT with Launch of Entry-Level Okuma Machines

February 29, 2012

New turning machine to make UK debut; machining centres also to be announced<4444>NCMT will launch at MACH 2012 a new range of early-entry machine tools from Okuma, a Japanese manufacturer better known for its high-end machining centres and lathes. Called GENOS, the programme comprises two machining centres and fourteen CNC turning centres, one of which, a twin-spindle model, will be under power... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Turning/Milling Center delivers 5-axis multifunctionality.

September 2, 2008

Featuring B-axis with 270° range of motion and capable of 5-face machining in one set-up, Mi8 is suited for manufacturing complex and multi-operation work pieces for industries that demand precision parts. Components include fixed station tools for turning, 20-station tool changer for rotary tools, as well as 8,000 rpm main turning and 20,000 rpm milling spindles. With integration of robot, machine can also perform unattended small production runs of carbon and copper electrodes. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Packaging Equipment

Laboratory Instrument automates capping/decapping process.

August 19, 2008

Operated via 4-button interface, Capit-All® automates removal/replacement of 96-format screw-cap storage tube caps to promote efficiency and throughput in screening applications. Anti-binding feature prevents cross-threading and maintains seal integrity with pre-determined torque control, while drip tray and air vacuum capability prevent contamination of samples during entry/removal. Bench-top instrument is also tolerant to specific decontamination regimes based on hydrogen peroxide. Read More