Thread Producing & Profile Rolling Machines

Machinery & Machining Tools

Press Brake Tooling enables deformation-free sheet metal forming.

March 31, 2016

Utilizing rotating supports within tooling, CleanBend™ press brake tooling enables, with minimal to no marking, up to 40° precision bending of delicate/polished and standard materials. Applications include bending short flanges, bending flange to diagonal sharp or across existing holes, and more. Constructed of tool steel, product is available for press brakes configured with European Precision, Wila Trumpf, and American style tooling systems in sizes from 0.315–1.181 in. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Cold Root Rolling Tool increases connection fatigue resistance.

March 15, 2016

Designed for smaller rotary shouldered connections in oil and gas industry, 11069 Series Internal Thread (BOX) Bar-Style Tool increases fatigue resistance of connections without slowing process. Design of 11069-SA Series will roll all standard API Rotary Shouldered BOX connections in NC31–NC38, 3 ½–4 ½ regular, 2 7/8–3 ½ IF (Internal Flush), and 3 ½–4 ½ FH (Full Hole) ranges. Cold root rolling burnishes thread root in rotary shouldered connections and consequently strengthens them. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

What's the Right Tooling for Custom Die Cutting?

March 8, 2016

Interstate die cuts custom gaskets and other specialized products using precision die cutting equipment and high-quality tooling. Part tolerances are a function of multiple factors, including the base material, the die cutting method, and the type of die itself. Tooling types for custom die cutting include steel rule, solid milled, matched metal, rotary, etched, and combination dies. Which type... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Services

ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. Announces New Proprietary Thixomolding Process

March 8, 2016

DELAND, FL., – ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. ("ARC" and the “Company”) (NASDAQ: ARCW), a leading global provider of advanced manufacturing and 3D printing solutions, today announced it has developed a new, proprietary Thixomolding process. The new methodology strategically leverages ARC’s industry leading expertise in magnesium injection molding and proven metallurgical knowledge to create... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Pyroelectric Cameras use beam propagation software.

February 18, 2016

Available for Pyrocam™ laser beam profiling cameras, M2 Beam Propagation software incorporates M2 calculations that predict how laser will focus and beam propagation parameters that describe how laser diverges as function of beam waist width. Program allows manual collection of 2D laser beam profiles for CW and pulsed lasers from 13–350 nm and from 1–3,000 µm. Other calculations include: beam width, divergence angle, Rayleigh length, astigmatism, asymmetry ratio, average power, and spot size. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

R & M Manufacturing Adds AMADA EMK 3012 CNC Turret Punch with Tapping Capability

February 10, 2016

Buffalo, Minnesota – R M Manufacturing, a US Company, announces that it added a new Amada EMK 3612 M2 CNC Turret punch to its fabrication department. According to Jeff Nelson, Operation Manager, the EMK-M2 includes four tapping heads and the ability to process 60" wide x 120" long sheets. R&M purchased the turret with the tapping option in response to customer requests to eliminate secondary... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Beveling Tool compound bevels large heavy-wall pipe.

December 28, 2015

Featuring 3-blade tool holder and formed TiN coated blades that dissipate heat away from pipe’s surface, MILLHOG® Dictator Pipe Machining Tool can perform 37 ½ x 10 degree bevel or any other angle simultaneously. Unit securely mounts to inside diameter of heavy-wall pipe from 4.5–18 in. ID using 3 wide clamps with hardened steel contact points. Equipped with 3 hp air motor, tool develops 4,100 lb-ft of torque at cutter blade and pulls continuous thick chip without cutting oils. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Rani Plast to Install Largest Davis-Standard Blown Film Die in the World

December 22, 2015

Pawcatuck, Conn. - Leading Nordic film supplier, Rani Plast of Finland, is adding large-scale blown film capabilities with a new Davis-Standard line equipped with a 2.3-meter seven-layer Centrex IBC die. When completed, this will be the largest seven-layer blown film die Davis-Standard has built for any customer to date. Davis-Standard has been supplying large seven-layer blown film dies for... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Flexible Tapping Tool is designed for machining cast iron.

December 15, 2015

Number of flutes on CoroTap™ 100 – KM reduces force on each cutting edge, and flute shape helps produce thin and small chips to solve chip breaking issues in machining cast iron/steel materials with 150–190 HB hardness. Back chamfer lets tap thread deeply while reducing torque and chipping. Also, thread and chamfer relief reduce contact between tap and component. D210 grade, combination of powder steel substrate and titanium aluminum nitride with multi-layer coating, promotes wear resistance. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Scanning Slit Laser Beam Profiler offers sub-micron measurement.

November 5, 2015

Using moving slits, NIST-calibrated NanoScan™ 2s measures beam position and size with sub-micron precision for CW and kilohertz pulsed lasers. Offering of silicon, germanium, or pyroelectric detectors allows profiling lasers of any wavelength, from UV to far infrared, to 100 µm and beyond. Digital controller, by providing 16-bit digitization of signal for dynamic range up to 35 dB power, enables measurement of beam size and pointing with 3-sigma precision to several hundred nanometers. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Portable Machine cuts and bevels 12-63 in. dia pipe.

November 2, 2015

ATEX Certified under Class II 2 GcT6, 28 lb Model 5 8002 7000 uses 7 in. blade – carbide tipped or diamond coated (separate) – to cut and bevel 12–63 in. dia pipe with ¼–2 in. wall thickness. This pneumatic machine, operating at 1,800 rpm for cutting and 350 rpm for low-speed/high-torque beveling, handles ductile iron, non-ferrous metal, PVC, plastic, cement pipe, and more. Functionality also supports beveling of 45°, 60° and 90° angles with optional blades for on-site weld preparation. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Rotary Extrusion Dies offer speeds to 1,000 rpm.

November 2, 2015

Offered in inline and crosshead styles, Rotary Extrusion Dies are suited for medical and multi-lumen tubing plus various extrusions with interlocking layer or multiple striping requirements. By rotating tooling in relation to material flow, rotary head increases wall strength of extrusion. Features include counter-rotating tip and die, co-rotating tip and die, rotating die with conventional tip, rotating tip with conventional die, multi-layer, striping, and optional quick-change cartridges. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

CJWinter Earns Fearnley Procter NS-1 Level 2 Accreditation

October 14, 2015

Leader in cold root rolling meets international standards in oil and gas industry. Rochester, NY — CJWinter, one of the world's leading manufacturers of cold-displacement, cylindrical dies and attachments, proudly announced Fearnley Procter NS-1™ Level 2 Accreditation this month. CJWinter received accreditation for cold rolling processes for Pin and Box rotary shouldered... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Press Brake Tooling features laser hardened design.

October 9, 2015

Available to North American market, LVD Style Press Brake Tooling includes punches and dies that are laser hardened for durability and extended life. In addition, dies are Nitrex® treated for optimal performance. Patented STONE® radius die design assures accurate bend angles along full length of bend and minimizes friction between material and die, especially when used with LVD Easy-Form® system. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Small Format Press provides 15 tons of cutting pressure.

October 1, 2015

In addition to die cutting 13 x 19 in. digitally printed sheets, PrecisionCut 20 can handle variety of materials up to 14 x 20 in. Pneumatic system operates with small air compressor or portable CO2 tank. Featuring 4-post construction with precision ground thick steel plate, press offers extended die life with precision depth control customizable to operation. For safety, PrecisionCut 20 comes standard with OSHA-compliant 2-hand anti-tie down controls. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

In-Die Tapping Head mounts to press stripper.

September 25, 2015

Designed for use in transfer presses, Model 6500 mounts to stripper, providing camshaft driver clearance of unit, avoiding transfer arm interference, and maintaining optimum press speed. Full line of in-die tapping heads features tapping capacities ranging from #2-56 to ½ in.-13, multiple mounting options for press accessibility, lead screw/tap collet design, and press speeds up to 200 spm. Read More

Lubricants, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Introducing New Smart Polymer(TM) Technology for the Die Casting Industry

September 24, 2015

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. – Uneven die protection caused by temperature variation on the die surface has been a constant challenge in the die casting industry. Temperature variation is caused by the variability in die size, design, complexity, flow of alloy through the die, and heat profile of each system. Traditional die lubricants, unable to adapt to the disparity in die temperatures, can be good... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Blind Hole Taps machine stainless steels.

September 4, 2015

Designed for machining stainless steels and ISO M materials, TC142 Blind Hole Taps also have secondary application in ISO P materials, particularly in softer steels which require more chip control. Grade WW60RB, featuring wear-resistant coating, offers extended tool life and high cutting speeds for high-volume production. Grade WY80FC features vaporized surface that guarantees high level of process reliability thanks to optimized chip control. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Pipe Beveling Tool assures proper weld end alignment.

August 7, 2015

With Commander MILLHOG® Pipe Beveling Tool, users can machine heavy-wall, highly alloyed pipe from 3.75 in. ID to 14 in. OD, including Super Duplex and P-91. Optional 3-blade holder enables tool to bevel, face, and bore simultaneously, assuring uniform inside bore and smooth face and bevel for proper pipe end alignment. Capable of performing any angle of end-prep including 37 ½° and J-preps for orbital welding, tool uses one mandrel and only 7 sets of clamps. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Portable Magnetic Drill features automatic feed mechanism.

August 7, 2015

Suitable for production applications, MAB 825 V incorporates automatic feed mechanism with power retraction; double-insulated, 16 A, reversible motor with 4-speed oil bath gearbox; infinitely variable torque control; and full-wave electronics. Heavy-duty drill cuts holes up to 4 in. dia. in structural steel and other metals. Additional capabilities include twist drilling and reaming up to 1 ¼ in. dia, tapping up to 1 1/8 in. dia, and countersinking up to 2 in. Magnet holding force is 6,600 lb. Read More