Workpiece Holding

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

Tooling System supports broaching applications.

June 19, 2014

Comprising single point inserts and holders, Minute Man Tooling System is suited for CNC lathes and machining centers as well as conventional lathes, shapers, and slotting machines. System supports grooving, toothing, positioning, and timing of internal keyways and cutting keyways in tapered bore and cornering operations. Users can complete broaching applications as additional step while part remains in place on machine and within same coordinate system as previous operations. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Remote Manipulator increases safety for water jet operators.

June 19, 2014

Automated Remote Manipulator (ARM) lets operator manipulate, from safety of climate-controlled cab, accessories using convenient joystick controls for positioning as well as starting/stopping flow of water at pressures up to 40,000 psi. Increasing operator protection while reducing downtime, this semi-automated water jet system features specialized tooling mounted on arm of mini excavator and can be used in diverse applications. Vertical reach is ~12 ft, and horizontal reach is ~17 ft. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products, Retail & Sales Equipment

Stainless Steel Sign Holders bring modern aesthetic to stores.

June 18, 2014

Stainless Steel Alligator Clip Card Holders add modern appearance to cases and displays throughout stores. Polished silver clips are available in 2 designs: traditional circle base (2 x 2 x 3 ½ in.) and twine base (3 x 2 x 3 in.). Able to securely grip plastic or paper signs, holders also accelerate and facilitate sign changes. Aside from providing durability, stainless steel material construction makes holders suited for hot and cold applications.
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Material Handling & Storage

Suction Cup Bag Lips offer optimized gripping performance.

June 17, 2014

Available in 6 diameters of 25, 34, 41, 48, 63, and 80 mm, piGRIP® bag lips, known as BGI, are suitable for handling different types of bag materials, including thin bag material, such as plastic film. Internal retainer piece prevents thin bags or films from being drawn into cup, eliminating marks on bag materials. In addition to regular plastic bags for dry food, piGRIP® bag lips provide optimized grip on stand-up-pouches filled with liquid or dry/wet food/substances. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Material Handling & Storage

Future Electronics Offers WAGO's Maintenance Free CAGE CLAMP Technology

June 9, 2014

Pointe Claire, Quebec– Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, offers WAGO's maintenance free CAGE CLAMP technology, with intuitive lever operation. Products include the 811 Series Fuse Holder, available in multi-pole configuration and with indication, with a 14 - 6 AWG wire range, providing reliable, maintenance free wiring for fusing needs in solar...Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Versatile VariClamp Vise Gets a Firm Grip on Odd-Shaped Parts

June 6, 2014

Low-profile moveable jaws and an array of gripper forms combine for custom clamping of irregular, round, elliptical, rectangular, curved, stepped and slanted workpieces. Clamping force multiplier/limiter provides one to four tons of repeatable grip force. Lexington, KY — OML's VariClamp modular clamping system uses a floating mechanism of fixed and moveable jaws and a wide variety of...Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Kurt Will Introduce 8 New Vises at IMTS 2014 McCormick Place - West Hall Booth 2423

June 5, 2014

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Kurt will feature a new and expanded lineup of advanced workholding products for improved machining productivity at IMTS 2014, McCormick Place, West Hall Booth 2423. The All-New Kurt Cobra™ Dovetail Vise Ideal For Aggressive 5 Axis Machining Kurt’s new Cobra™ Vise is a 5 axis dovetail vise that provides up to 4000 lbs of precision clamping force without...Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gamry Instruments will have a Technical Exhibit at IMLB 2014 Meeting

June 5, 2014

Gamry Instruments is delighted to be a technical exhibitor at the 17th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries in Como, Italy Philadelphia, PA — Gamry Instruments, designer and manufacturer of electrochemical instruments, will be a technical exhibitor at the 17th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries June 10th – 14th in Como, Italy. IMLB 2014 is the premier international...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Optics & Photonics

Virtual Industries Announces Show Special on TWEEZER-VAC for MD&M East

June 5, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO– Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, today announced that it will exhibit in Booth #2551 at the MD&M East exposition, scheduled to take place June 10-12, 2014 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, NY. The company will offer a free magnifier with the purchase of a TWEEZER-VAC (TV-1000-SP8-BD-MAG1 or...Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment, Textile Industry Products

Plastic Handle Applicator is designed for high throughput.

June 5, 2014

Located directly after capper, handle applicator utilizes continuous motion roll-feed design to achieve 2, 4, 6, 8, and 12 packs and offers up to 600 bottles/min throughput. Roll-feed design reduces operator time as well as number of dies required to one die per bottle neck size (as opposed to pack-size configuration). To change rolls, operators weld end of in-use roll to the beginning of next roll by pressing one button. Each machine accommodates two rolls of fully recyclable HDPE handles. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

FIPA Launches New Flexible Vacuum Gripping Systems for Automation

June 3, 2014

CARY, North Carolina– FIPA Inc. now offers a wide range of easy-to-handle vacuum gripping systems. "Our years of industry experience and expertise have enabled us to create a suite of flexible gripping solutions that fit our customers' needs and budget," says Rainer Mehrer, President of FIPA. Whether it's for the handling of palettes, cardboard, wooden panels or packaging - FIPA has just...Read More

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

Clamps, Fixturing Accessories, Machine Tool and Material Handling Components at IMTS 2014

June 2, 2014

Fixtureworks (Fraser, MI), www.fixtureworks.net, a leading supplier of workholding and machine tool components, fixturing accessories and material handling products will showcase its extensive product lineup in Booth W-1686 during IMTS 2014, September 8-13, 2014 McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. Featured in the exhibit will be Fairlane Products full line...Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

Siborg Systems Inc. Offers New Models of LCR-Meters: Smart Tweezers ST-5S, and LCR-Reader on Amazon

June 2, 2014

Smart Tweezers and LCR-Reader on Amazon allows wider access to popular handheld LCR-meters and faster shipping WATERLOO, Ontario - Siborg Systems Inc. has begun offering the popular LCR-meter line Smart Tweezers and LCR-Reader on Amazon. Customers can receive their shipments faster and at lower shipping costs. By offering the LCR-Reader, and the newly released ST-5S, as well as their...Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Grabit Inc. Announces Partnership with Shirai Electronics for Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Handling

May 29, 2014

Shirai to offer Grabit's electroadhesion grippers for inspection systems and PCB loading applications SANTA CLARA, Calif. and KYOTO, Japan - Shirai Electronics, a leading supplier of inspection and handling systems for the printed wiring board (PWB) manufacturing industry, and Grabit Inc., an industrial automation and material handling solutions company, are announcing the launch of...Read More

Material Handling & Storage

All-Angle Pull Clamp offers 5 ton capacity for body repair.

May 27, 2014

Consisting of BU0290 Pull Clamp and BU0285 clamp adapter, BU0280 All-Angle Bite-Tite™ Clamp can pull from any number of angles up to 180° and at right angles to clamp jaw. Heat-treated, deep throat jaws fit easily over flanges, while cross-hatched teeth ensure positive grip on metal or angled bead edges with minimal distortion of metal. Measuring 8¼ in. long, clamp features 3 9/16 x 7/16 in. gripping surface and minimum throat clearance of 7/16 in. deep. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Sign Fasteners

May 23, 2014

The Micro Plastics sign fastener is designed for rapid assembly and disassembly of a sign or other panel to its support structure. Designed for a hole diameter of 5/16" to 3/8" (8mm to 9.5mm), the sign fastener can be used to fasten two pieces together with total panel thickness from 1" to 1.64" (25.4mm to 41.6mm). Simply squeeze the keeper together and slide onto the pin, then release the...Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Clamping Force Block with Flexible Chuck Jaw Monitoring

May 16, 2014

The TANDEM KSP plus clamping force block from SCHUNK is setting new standards in automated manufacturing. For the first time ever, a standardized clamping force block provides for flexible monitoring along the whole jaw stroke. Whether using I.D. or O.D. clamping, the positions "opened" or "clamped" for any base jaw position can be adjusted. Monitoring is done via two inductive proximity...Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Rapid Mechatronic Gripper for Small Part Handling

May 16, 2014

The EGP from SCHUNK is the electric small part gripper with the most compact performance on the market. SCHUNK expanded the EGP series with a smaller size (25), which weighs 110 g, and has a stroke of 3 mm per finger. The gripping force can be adjusted on 2 stages and its maximum gripping force amounts to 40 N. The gripper can handle workpieces of up to 200 g, making the gripper as efficient as...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Rotary Table Horizontal Boring Mill aids large parts production.

May 16, 2014

Designed for multi-axis contour milling, precision boring, drilling, and tapping, MC 1600 meets automated large-part production requirements for oil/gas and wind energy components up to 10 ft long and 7,000 lb. Modular design features dual 63.0 x 63.0 in. pallet shuttle system, one-piece cast iron column base and bed, and built-in 360,000 position contouring rotary table with programmable mechanical clamp and 55,000 lb part handing capacity. Feed thrust in all 3 linear axes is 6,744 lb. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Pipe Handling System aids horizontal/directional drilling.

May 16, 2014

Utilizing wireless remote controller operation and vacuum-lifting technology, HDD Pipe Handling System tilts and places drill stem at angles from 0° and 30° without using ropes or slings. Weight lets one worker lift drill stem and transfer pipe into drilling rig, while 360° hydraulic rotator gives operators complete control over drill stem and allows for precise placement of pipe joints. System handles single joints of steel pipe from 3–18 in. dia with lift capacities from 1,700–5,400 lb. Read More