Material Processing Equipment

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Universal Molding Machine uses existing tooling.

May 25, 2016

Using existing green sand or No-Bake tooling, UMM Universal Molding Machine is intended for typical jobbing foundry environment where production is variable and quantities can range from a few pieces to thousands. Machine is available in 1, 2, 4, and 6-station models with capacities from 12 x 12 4/4 to 60 x 60 36/36. Production rates up to 20 molds/hr with 2-station UMM are achieved with one operator. Up to 65 molds/hr with 6-station UMM can be achieved with 2–3 operators – all without rollover. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

Custom-Fabricated Thermal Management Materials Save Time, Money

May 24, 2016

ROCHESTER, NY – Web Seal fabricates custom thermal management materials manufactured by Bergquist, Chomerics, Kerafol, 3M, MHW, and Chang Sung for a wide variety of industries, including automotive, communication, defense /aerospace, textiles, food processing, chemical industries, and medical instruments.  With advances in electronics, thermal management is especially critical due to growing... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Aerospace Customer Receives Integrated Heat Treatment Solution with TITAN® Furnace and Predictive Maintenance Software

May 23, 2016

Aerospace Customer Receives Integrated Heat Treatment Solution with TITAN® Furnace and Predictive Maintenance Software CHERRY VALLEY, IL – Ipsen recently shipped a TITAN® H8 vacuum furnace system with 2-bar gas quenching and PdMetrics™ predictive maintenance software platform to a company on the West Coast. There it will be used to manufacture components and systems for the Aerospace... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

CNC Grinder features linear drive technology.

May 23, 2016

Featuring extended x- and y-axis movement plus 2 auxiliary slides for workpiece clamping, 5-axis 325linear CNC Grinder operates from 2,500–4,000 rpm, accommodating micro tools, gun drills, hob cutters, and complex geometries, as well as medical implants and orthopedic surgical tools. System offers scalable automation, with 140-position tool changer, 5-24 grinding wheel magazine, and flexible robotic tool gripper. Primary motor spindle operates up to 12,000 rpm with 15 kW max drive output. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

Voice Coil Actuator Kit accelerates prototype development.

May 23, 2016

Voice Coil Actuator (VCA) Developer's Kit includes 6 actuators with ODs from 32–113.8 mm, force performances from 15.56–1,512 N, and total strokes from 6.35–31.7 mm. Designed to facilitate prototype building for those unfamiliar with VCA technology, kit provides all necessary components to build operational actuation system. Built-in feedback sensor and programmable controller with MotionLab Software runs on user’s local PC, and sample programs are included. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Dual Lane Hand Pack Conveyor System Increases Productivity

May 20, 2016

Perfect for Contract Packagers too! Winneconne, WI - Multi-Conveyor (www.multi-conveyor.com) - Multi-Conveyor recently built a dual lane conveyor system with a center rail for a hand pack line. These mild steel constructed conveyors will transport individual trays that will be hand-packed into cases. The system is actually made up of four conveyor... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Lindberg/MPH Ships Pit Furnace for Heat Treating Aircraft Components

May 20, 2016

Riverside, MI – Lindberg/MPH announced the shipment of a cyclone pit furnace to a supplier of the aerospace industry. The pit furnace performs a heat treating process on aircraft components. The cyclone design has historically provided optimum heat distribution and exceptional temperature uniformity which makes it ideal for applications such as tempering, normalizing, solution treatment of... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Connekt, LLC is in the News

May 17, 2016

Connekt, LLC recently released to production the first and only “100 percent sanitizable and deconstructable” home brewing siphon starter called the Pro Brewers Siphon. The client, Sierra Moonshine launched a Kickstarter campaign on May 1st and in less than a week has nearly reached the goal of $30 K. In addition, the company was featured in The Union, a local newspaper serving Nevada... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

3D Systems and Partners to Showcase How End-to-End 3D Printing Solutions are Transforming Industries at RAPID 2016

May 17, 2016

Complete ecosystem of printers, materials, software, services, and partner network unlocks full potential of 3D printing ROCK HILL, S.C. – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it will showcase how customers are using its end-to-end 3D printing solutions to optimize designs, enhance workflows, bring products to market faster and transform industries at the RAPID 2016 Conference and... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Preheating Automotive Heads with 1000°F Oven

May 13, 2016

SANDUSKY, OH. – LEWCO, Inc. recently manufactured a custom 1000°F fuel-fired batch oven to a company that remanufactures products in the automotive industry. The oven will be used to pre-heat automotive heads to 850°F prior to welding. The heads will be loaded into the oven on shelves supplied by the customer. LEWCO Engineers decided horizontal airflow would be best suited for the... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Eriez® 76 Series Vibratory Feeders Offer a Proven Solution for the Largest and Most Challenging Application Requirements

May 13, 2016

Erie, PA – In 2013 Eriez® introduced the supersized 76 Series Vibratory Feeder to satisfy customers’ largest application demands while enabling increased overhang. “Over the past three years, the 76 Series Vibratory Feeder has demonstrated success in operations across various and diverse industries,” says Rob Yandrick, Product Manager-Vibratory. “The 76 has become a popular choice to... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Hewitt Molding Adds New JSW J220AD Injection Molding Machine

May 12, 2016

Oakford, IN – Hewitt Molding has just installed JSW’s next generation of all electric, servo drive, injection molding machine the J220AD. This advanced technology, unique to JSW, has been accumulated over many years and results in injection molding expertise that is the envy of the industry. Faster and more accurate, the J-AD Series achieves the highest levels of productivity and... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Industrial Pass Through Washer targets hard-to-clean applications.

May 10, 2016

Along with 12 x 12 in. washer zone on chain mesh belt conveyor, CBW1212-B features two 20 hp, reservoir-mounted, vertical centrifugal pumps with 260 gpm capacity at 110 lb/in.² pressure. Belt flow speeds are adjustable from 2–34 fpm, natural gas burner produces temperatures from 170° to 180°, and 12-gauge steel cabinet is optionally available in stainless steel. For 360° coverage, 8 overhead spray bars and 8 spray bars under top plane of belt also provide side spray. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Excelitas Technologies to Feature New UV LED Curing Solutions at RadTech UV+EB 2016

May 9, 2016

Mike Kay Presenting “Improving Surface Cure with UVC LEDs” WHO: Excelitas Technologies® Corp., a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized photonic solutions, will highlight its new UV LED curing products at RadTech UV+EB 2016 (Booth # 713). WHAT: Excelitas’ solutions meet the lighting, detection, optics and other technology needs of OEMs across a wide... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Stratasys 3D Printed Dresses by Designer Noa Raviv Feature at 'Manus x Machina' Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

May 9, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS REHOVOT, Israel – Stratasys Ltd (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, announced that two of its 3D printed pieces, which are incorporated into dresses by designer Noa Raviv, are featured in “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology,” a new exhibition opening today at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) in New York. Curated by... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

ABB Announces Agreement with Quality Power for Air Core Reactor Distribution

May 5, 2016

Dallas, Texas – ABB Capacitors and Filters business completes agreement with Quality Power to supply high quality Air Core Reactors to ABB customers in North America. ABB today announced it has completed an exclusive agreement with Quality Power for the supply of Air Core Reactors to ABB customers in North America. The ABB Capacitor and Filter product team in Quebec City will... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Four-Axis Grinding Center offers automated loading capacity.

May 5, 2016

With 12-tray capacity, Dom Plus is suited for high-production grinding of indexable inserts on periphery with two K-Lands through integrated re-clamping. Machine's 180° swiveling loading gripper allows flexible handling processes and grinding for second chamfer. Other features include maintenance-free direct drives for X, Y, and C axes; short transfers due to agile handling and internal dressing; and fast product changeovers facilitated by offline programming and graphic simulation. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

PNC Boosts Assembly Capabilities with New Electronic Cleaning System

May 4, 2016

PNC Inc. has announced another addition to its continually expanding assembly department: an inline electronic cleaning system called the Nanojet from Austin American Technology. Capable of both water and aqueous chemical cleaning applications, the NanoJet inline system also offers easy accessibility and simple maintenance to keep up with PNC's ever increasing needs while never... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Baker Furnace Designs and Manufactures a 2200°F, Nitrogen Conveyor Oven for Aquatic Heating Systems

May 4, 2016

Yorba Linda, CA – Baker Furnace, Inc. is pleased to announce the shipment of a custom-built, high-temperature conveyor oven designed to heat treat rods used to manufacture commercial heating elements. The process also requires a nitrogen purge to create a specific atmosphere. At 35 ft long with an operating temperature of 1900°F, the engineering challenges for this unique application were... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Injection Blow Molding Machine outputs 1500-4000 bottles/hr.

May 4, 2016

Constructed with rigid steel frame and 135-ton injection clamp, MAX 1835 produces bottles made of HDPE, LDPE, PET, SAN, and PP. Machine has trigger bar locking mechanism that eliminates wear components and extra-large diameter transfer shafts that provide accurate position control thanks to electrically driven, heavy-duty drive hub. For safety, machine features air-pressure assisted lift-up style operator's gate. Siemens and Allen-Bradley control systems with 15-in. touchscreen are available. Read More