Thread Producing & Profile Rolling Machines

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Gauge Profiler offers extended lip-adjusting stroke.

August 3, 2016

Retrofittable on existing dies, EDI™ Autoflex VI-E provides automatic gauge control of film and coatings. Unit is capable of correcting for changes in throughput, line speed, target thickness, and other process parameters, often without need for manual intervention. Lip adjusters include thermally actuated copper alloy translators that are linked to computer-controlled downstream gauge monitor. Stroke of translators provides gauge control by causing die gap to increase or decrease. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Union Butterfield Self-Locking Taps

July 22, 2016

Union Butterfield taps provide holding power that lasts Dormer Pramet puts a lock on fastener costs with its Union Butterfield brand of self-locking taps. Utilizing specialized production equipment, this self-locking thread form can be produced on straight flute, spiral flute spiral point, roll form and even on the Union Butterfield line of high performance taps. With improved holding... 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

Die with Innovative Gauge Adjuster Lets Sheet Extrusion Leader King Plastic Maintain its Strict Standards While Boosting Output

June 30, 2016

Nordson’s SmartGap™ Mechanism Makes Possible Job Changes and Thickness Tuning with Minimal Downtime or Operator Intervention and No Compromise in Quality   NORTH PORT, FL, U.S.A. - Breakthrough extrusion die technology from Nordson Corporation has enabled King Plastic Corporation to achieve a substantial increase in productivity while continuing to manufacture stress-free, high-flatness... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Fiber Laser 3D Tube Cutting System is fully automated.

June 16, 2016

With operational flexibility, LT8.10 can process round, square, rectangle, flat oval, and D-shaped tubes as well as open profiles. This 3 kW system cuts up to 9.5 in. dia tubing of diverse materials, including such reflective materials as brass, copper, and aluminum. Multiple load and unload configurations, including automatic bundle loader, automatic step loader, and/or manual single bar loader, are available, and complex operations are managed automatically. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Walter to Feature Advanced Cutting Tool Technologies at IMTS '16

June 8, 2016

Waukesha, WI — Walter, a leading cutting tool manufacturer, will showcase its latest technologies in Booth W-1700 at IMTS ’16, September 12-17, 2016, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. Highlights of the exhibit will include the Walter M4000 program which uses an innovative insert system that has a single, basic shape compatibility with every M4000 body. The inserts can be used in all tools... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Surface Profiling Sensor uses interferometric technology.

May 10, 2016

Used for surface contour measurement, TeleStar® Probe scans up to 500 data points/sec with 1.0 micron accuracy and 0.1 micron repeatability. This self-contained, off-axis, partial coherence interferometric range sensor, offering measured point resolution in sub-micron (< 0.1 micron) range, has 25 mm constant working distance and is compatible with specular and light-scattering diffuse surfaces. Return angle allows measurement deep inside bores and blind holes. Read More

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, 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, 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, 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