Material Processing Equipment

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

Materials & Material Processing

Rotuba's Global Profile Business Thrives with Davis-Standard Super Blue® Extruders

April 29, 2016

(Pawcatuck, Conn.) - Profitability in the extrusion business largely depends on finding the right equipment. For Rotuba Extruders, Inc. of Linden, N.J., the right piece of equipment has been Davis-Standard’s Super Blue®Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Robotic Nozzle Cleaning Station reduces integration efforts.

April 29, 2016

With digital Ethernet communications, TOUGH GUN™ TT3E Reamer fosters integration into digital controls infrastructure. Design eliminates need for analog switch, which also reduces cabling requirements and reduces potential failure points. Also included, remote monitoring capabilities let companies oversee and troubleshoot I/O of each reamer function and its allowable parameters in real-time and without removing unit from weld cell. Automatic and manual modes afford distinct control options. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Waste Handling Equipment

Meissner to Exhibit at INTERPHEX New York, April 26 - 28, 2016

April 28, 2016

Meissner will be exhibiting at INTERPHEX New York, in New York City, NY, during the week of April 25, 2016. Meissner will be hosting visitors in booth #2341 from April 26 – 28, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, during the event. Visitors will be able to participate in in-booth demonstrations of our filtration and One-Touch® single-use systems portfolio innovations. FluoroFlex®, the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Portable Tools, Services

Radius Internal Cylindrical Grinders handle large workpieces.

April 28, 2016

With workhead on simultaneously swiveling B-axis, STUDER S121, S131, and S141 offer thermal stability, mechanical rigidity, and interpolation from -60° to +90°. Machines also have dressing spindle or fixed dresser on B-axis and measuring probe on grinding head. X and Z axes are in cross-slide arrangement or cross slide with model-dependent spindle/turret configuration. Respectively, max part length and max workpiece weight (including clamping device) are 11.8 in. and is 220 lb for all machines. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Lindberg/MPH Ships Pit Furnace to a Leading Manufacturer of Mechanical Components

April 27, 2016

Riverside, MI – Lindberg/MPH announced the shipment of a pit furnace to a leading manufacturer of mechanical components. This industrial pit furnace performs a steam treating process on tool steels. Steam treating produces an oxide film on the surface of the part which improves wear resistance, improves corrosion resistance, and provides a uniform blue-black finish. The heat treating... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Incom Polymer Fused Fiber Optics Enable Interactive Tactile Feedback Button Displays to Revolutionize Video/Audio Editing Consoles

April 27, 2016

Combing Fairlight's patented Picture Key Technology with Incom's optics delivers control surfaces that have endless design and feature possibilities LAS VEGAS and CHARLTON, Mass. - Incom, the world's largest supplier of innovative glass and polymer fused fiber optic solutions, continues to enable a cadre of variable, tactile user-interface technologies for consumer and commercial... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Cabinet Oven can achieve max temperature of 550°F.

April 26, 2016

Along with 38 x 20 x 26 in. workspace, No. 1035 features 8 KW installed in lncoloy sheathed tubular heating elements and 600 cfm, ½ hp recirculating blower. Latter provides universal front to rear airflow, and 38 x 20 in. roller shelf at bottom of workspace is rated for 200 lb. Able to reach 550°F, oven is constructed with 6 in. insulated walls, aluminized steel exterior, and Type 304 stainless steel, 2B finish interior. Multiple controllers are integrated as standard. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Hosokawa Alpine Implements New Zone Temp Control, HMI to Boost Production on Blown Film Lines

April 25, 2016

Machine builder utilizes Siemens hardware, software and communications platform on lines up to 11 layers of co-extrusion; achieving <1ºF of temp variation Hosokawa Alpine American (Natick, Massachusetts) is a leading supplier of blown film extrusion systems to the North American plastics industry; with standard lines ranging from single-layer to 9-layer co-extrusion. The company recently... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Tumblast Systems

April 22, 2016

Stratus Technologies supplies Gibson Tumble Blasters process multiple parts, ranging in size from small to medium, with a level of speed and efficiency unmatched by other types of equipment in a comparable price range. Gibson produces Tumble Blasters in six standard models with load capacities ranging up to 3,000 pounds or 24 cubic feet. Our smaller units, available with either wheel or... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Non-Industrial Products

It's a Job for The Mopster

April 22, 2016

Impact Products’ LBH18 Mopster bucketless mop is a professional, commercial-grade microfiber wet mop system that makes cleaning floors easier, safer, and better. This system comes complete with handle assembly, 18-inch microfiber frame (hook-and-loop), dispensing bottle, instruction sheet, and chemical identification label sheet to comply with OSHA regulations. Use the Mopster for damp... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Dry Ice Pelletizer features closed chamber technology.

April 19, 2016

By supplying up to 265 lb of dry ice pellets on demand, PR120H Pelletizer caters to regional/low volume dry ice producers. Heat exchanger provides efficient liquid CO(2) consumption to dry ice output ratio, while stainless steel enclosure creates moisture-free environment, ensuring 3-minute startup time and reducing noise levels to 75 db(A). Integrated panel PC with built-in 7 in. touchscreen enables remote diagnostics and support from anywhere with Internet connection. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Ultratech Receives Follow-On Order from Major Foundry for Laser Spike Anneal System

April 18, 2016

Foundry Plans to use Ultratech's LSA101 Dual Beam System to Ramp 28-nm Production SAN JOSE, Calif. - Ultratech, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTEK), a leading supplier of lithography, laser-processing and inspection systems used to manufacture semiconductor devices and high-brightness LEDs (HB-LEDs), as well as atomic layer deposition (ALD) systems, today announced a follow-on order from a major foundry... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mazak Presents its HYBRID Approach to Additive Manufacturing at RAPID

April 18, 2016

Company combines additive and subtractive processes with multi-tasking part processing FLORENCE, Ky. - Mazak firmly established its position at the forefront of additive manufacturing with the development of HYBRID Multi-Tasking technology, which the company will present at this year’s RAPID Conference and Expo. The event takes place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando,... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

SCF Delivery System supports large molding applications.

April 18, 2016

Designed for foaming of large injection molding applications >2,500&ndash;12,500 g, MuCell® T-400 Series Super Critical Fluid Dosing and Delivery System is capable of delivering 50 g of nitrogen in 45 second cycle and is intended for molding machines with screw sizes greater than 90 mm. System produces gas on demand only, minimizing energy consumption and maximizing booster pump life. Equipped with 15 in. touchscreen GUI, system only requires shot size and percentage of SCF content for setup. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Award After Award for the AutoVac

April 15, 2016

The battery-powered AutoVac floor scrubbing system from Kaivac is racking up award after award. This floor scrubbing system won the ISSA 2015 Innovation Award; was among the winners of the 2012 National Restaurant Association’s Kitchen Innovation Award; and just won the innovation award at the European International Cleaning Show. So what gives? The key reason the AutoVac is winning so... Read More