Workpiece Holding

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Boiler Tube Joint Alignment Tool helps minimize weld failure.

July 28, 2016

Made of precision machined high strength steel, Esco HOG TIE® Boiler Tube Weld Alignment Clamp rapidly and accurately aligns boiler tube ends to minimize risk of failure from misalignment when welding water wall boiler tubes. One side has 2 through-holes and other has threaded inserts which accept 2 bolts that draw them together, exposing tube ends for tack welding before removal to finish entire tube joint weld. Clamp is available in 7 sizes for tube from 1.75–3.25 in. O.D. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Pipe Handle simplifies installation and maintenance.

July 27, 2016

By helping users securely grip pipe and apply force in all directions, RIDGID® STRAPLOCK Pipe Handle simplifies installation and maintenance of large plastic pipe from 3–8 in. in diameter. Unit offers rapid size adjustment, specialized strap that provides maximum grip while minimizing marring, and fixed handle position that helps align and hold joints in place while glue sets. Handle is suited for wet and cold environments where getting grip on pipe can be difficult. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Micro Pinch Clamps prevent fluid flow through tubing.

July 25, 2016

Available in various colors, DEHP-Free pinch clamps come in 5 sizes, No. 13616 through No. 13620, that facilitate identification and prevent flow of fluid when included in tubing assembly. These polypropylene clamps, recommended for ETO and Gamma sterilization, feature REACH- and RoHS-compliant construction, are suited for use in micro bore applications, and accommodate 0.059–0.102 in. (1.5–2.6 mm) OD tubing.
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Material Handling & Storage

Injection Molded Bottle Handles combine sustainability, strength.

July 22, 2016

Constructed to promote sustainability via minimized sourced material usage, Roberts PolyPro injection molded bottle handles are designed for comfort and strength and are 100% recyclable. These high density polyethylene (HDPE) handles, offered in 2, 3, and multipack configurations, are available in any Pantone Matching System (PMS) color and labeled with Universal Product Code (UPC) stickers. Custom design and prototyping options for non-standard handles are available. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

MAPAL Relies on the Safe-Lock(TM) System from HAIMER

July 18, 2016

Igenhausen - Within a wide range of markets, such as the aerospace industry, cutting tools from MAPAL have successfully established themselves for high-performance machining operations like trochoidal milling. In order to offer users even greater protection against tools being pulled out of the chuck during machining operations, and to prevent damaging single workpieces or the machine itself,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Air Chuck Jaws offer alternative to OEM jaws.

July 18, 2016

Available as blank top jaws in 1018 steel or 6061 aluminum, or pie shaped jaws using A360 aluminum, 6061 aluminum, or 1018 steel, Style M and Style R Air Chuck Jaws are suitable for all types of air chucks including Kitagawa®, Northfield®, and Microcentric® brands. CNC machined for accuracy, pins serve as locator and allow precise repeatability plus fast installation. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products

HellermannTyton Advances Wire Management for PV Installations

July 11, 2016

Ratchet P Clamp, Low Profile Metal Edge Clip, 25-Year Rated ID Solution Featured in Booth 9219 MILWAUKEE and SAN FRANCISCO - HellermannTyton,, will exhibit at Intersolar North America and showcase solutions that integrate seamlessly with solar racking to improve wire management, and PV system labeling solutions that... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage

REGO-FIX to Showcase New and Innovative Tooling at IMTS

July 5, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — At IMTS, REGO-FIX will unveil new tooling technologies along with innovative next generation products in booth W-2239. The company will show its new intRlox® Mini Nut slip proof clamping system. Other featured technologies include reCool® Mini, a retrofittable coolant-through system for use on Swiss-style machines, and Rigid Holders for extreme cutting applications that... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

FIPA Develops Flexible, Cost-Effective Vacuum Gripper Solution for Repacking Application

July 1, 2016

Mounted on a Z-axis for vertical lift capabilities, the custom vacuum gripper based on FIPA’s TC Series can handle both individual boxes whole layers, regardless of the package position & size, without changing grippers or wasting vacuum flow CARY, N.C. — FIPA Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced vacuum technology, gripper systems, air nippers, tube lifters, and End-of-Arm-Tooling... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

DC Branch Fuse Holder streamlines installation, maintenance.

June 29, 2016

Offering interconnect solutions for PV modules and systems, Sunbolts DC Branch Fuse Holder consists of overmolded, hermetically-sealed branch connection with replaceable fuse-connector terminating each PV cable end. Features include over current protection; low-resistant, IP67 branch cables; as well as Ultra High Current (UHC), F, M, and T type connectors. Supporting cable range up to 16 mm² for TUV and 6 AWG for UL, product also features junction boxes for crystalline and thin-film modules. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Royal CNC Expanding Mandrels meets diverse applications' needs.

June 29, 2016

With their modular design, CNC Expanding Mandrels cover 0.5–2.5 in. standard gripping range; options are available up to 25 in. This ID workholding system features sleeves that offer parallel expansion for maximum rigidity, and accuracy is ensured to 0.0005 in. TIR. Multiple mount styles and custom-machined drawtube connectors ensure simple, turnkey mounting on both main and subspindle applications. As alternative to gripping finished surface, ID gripping reduces risk of part damage. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Advanced Vacuum Handling Systems for Critical Components at SEMICON West

June 27, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - June 2016 - Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, today announced that it will exhibit in Booth #834 at SEMICON West, scheduled to take place July 12-14, 2016 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. Company representatives will demonstrate the TWEEZER-VAC® Elite and ADJUST-A-VAC® Elite. The TWEEZER-VAC Elite... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gleason to Demonstrate New Solutions for Advanced Gear Production at IMTS 2016

June 23, 2016

Rochester, New York, USA Gleason will demonstrate brand new solutions in advanced gear manufacturing technology on Booth #N-7000 at IMTS 2016, covering a wide array of processes for the complete production and inspection of all types of bevel and cylindrical gears. Among the technologies to be exhibited are: Genesis® 260GX – New Threaded Wheel Grinding Powerhouse The 200/260GX... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

The World's Strongest and Most Reliable Clamping System

June 20, 2016

VERO-S NSL Sync your workholding with your machine for ultimate spindle uptime today! Set up changes are reduced by 90% with this fast, extremely accurate quick change, workholding, and positioning system. Infinite combinations are possible as any workholding can be mounted on top, from a standard vise to a custom fixture, for a reliable and consistent changeover. For a micron-precise... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

The Toolholder for TECHnical Applications!

June 20, 2016

The TENDO-Tech is a line of special toolholders offered as standard from SCHUNK. These toolholders have technical features incorporated into the toolholder or are designed for a niche market or application, and are manufactured from the same high grade tool steel as our Platinum line. The TENDO-ES is extremely short and rigid and the tool shank is clamped inside the machine spindle taper. It... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Clamp ensures fluid connections withstand demanding environments.

June 16, 2016

Used for fluid connections in high-pressure applications using rubber or silicone hoses, Breeze Super-Seal clamp features high-pressure, dual-seal profile and provides adjustability via worm-drive closure mechanism. Recessed hardware attachments promote continuous 360° lines of sealing, while convex-shaped band promotes spring force. Offered with or without Belleville washers, this product can be used on 36–118 mm dia rubber or silicone hoses. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mounting & Attaching Products

Fixtureworks to Feature its New Line-Up of Vises, Grippers, Clamps and Positioning Systems at IMTS 2016

June 14, 2016

Fixtureworks® (Fraser, MI), a leading supplier of clamps, fixturing accessories, machine tool and material handling products, will showcase several new product lines in Booth W-2377 during IMTS 2016, September 12-17, 2016 McCormick Place, Chicago. Highlighting the exhibit will be its lineup of TRIMAX vises; ultra-low profile TRIGRIP carbide grippers; the APS zero-point positioning system, air... 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

Material Handling & Storage

Fuse Holder ensure operation to design standards.

June 2, 2016

In addition to versions that accommodate 10 x 38 mm and 1 ½ x 13/32 in. fuses, 254 EFD Series includes Class CC versions that only allow use of Class CC fuses as to ensure design and operational safety. Holders of 256 Series, designed to facilitate opening of fuse blocks, feature complete IP20 protection, mechanism for attaching to DIN Rail, and ability to lock-out device in open or closed positions. These holders also offer complete separation for Class CC designs. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

SMW Autoblok to Feature New Extra-Compact Steady Rest at IMTS

June 1, 2016

Wheeling, IL – At IMTS 2016, SMW Autoblok will be featuring the new RX Steady Rest designed especially for machines with limited mounting space. Despite being built with minimum overall dimensions, the RX provides a large clamping range of 100mm to 520mm within a single steady rest. An innovative double cam actuating mechanism enables the RX to avoid interference with operations by clearing... Read More