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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

Fasteners & Hardware, Portable Tools

PCD Inserts offer optimized wear resistance.

June 6, 2016

Made of polycrystalline diamond, WDN10 Inserts deliver optimized hardness, low coefficient of friction, and minimum heat distortion, helping to maximize productivity in high-speed machining of non-ferrous materials. Cutting edge sharpness, resulting from PCD grain size and manufacturing process, enables inserts to achieve optimized surface finishes. Products boast chip breaker geometry and are laser marked with grade designation and ISO/ANSI corner radius designation. Read More

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Micro Engraving Tools promote burr-free surface finishes.

May 31, 2016

Featuring sharp, positive cutting geometry, Sphinx Micro Engraving Tools come standard with 3 mm diameter shank. Solid carbide tools are available in variety angles, including 30, 40, 50, 60, and 90° with flat or radius tipped geometries. Radius cutters range from .0016–.0039 in. and flats range from .0008–.0059 in. Engravers are suitable for work in most materials ranging from alloyed and unalloyed steels to thermosetting plastics, and even titanium. Read More

Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Bulls-Eye Levels include mounting flange.

May 31, 2016

Available in metric sizes, GN 2277 Bulls-Eye Levels check horizontal position of jigs, machines, devices, appliances, and instruments. Spirit levels are aligned in relation to reference surface so bubble is located inside marking ring when horizontal position of contact surface is achieved. RoHS-compliant units have sensitivity of 30 angle minutes, with bubble able to move by 2 mm. Housed in anodized aluminum, levels come in 2 versions for bolting to surface or inserting into bore holes. Read More

Portable Tools

Torque Multipliers offer ranges from 100-4,500 lb-ft.

May 27, 2016

Available in 110 Vac or 230 Vac versions, EvoTorque®2 AC-powered Torque Multipliers are factory calibrated and certified to accuracy of ±3%, regardless of fluctuating voltages. Wrenches measure in Torque, Torque and Angle, and Torque Audit Mode for pre-tightened bolts. Communication is via USB and Bluetooth® 4.0 data transfer, and up to 3,000 readings can be stored in internal memory, with time and date stamping. EvoLog PC software manages data and tool configuration. Read More

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DPSS Laser Marking System features all-in-one design.

May 26, 2016

Intended for applications which require high resolution and where high speed throughput is not required, Model MP2 includes Diode Pumped Solid State laser, laser beam scanning optics (galvanometer), control electronics, and marking software. Laser provides pulse duration of 3 ns, peak power of 30 kW, and runs on 24 Vdc/6 A. With 1,064 nm infrared wavelength, system is suited for marking metals, plastics, and some organics. Optional laser safe enclosure is available. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Semi-Con Cable Scoring Tool safely performs spiral and ring cuts.

May 23, 2016

In addition to concealed blade that reduces risk of lacerations to user, P2095 and P2096 are designed to eliminate damage to sensitive portions of cable. Enclosed blade, which does not leave surface of semi-con layer at any point during cable scoring to ensure cut is not compromised, rotates clockwise around cable for spiral cut and counterclockwise for ring cut. While P2095 scores .73–1.25 semi-con diameter cable, P2096 scores 1.25–1.55 semi-con diameter cable. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Indiana Evolution

May 20, 2016

A job shop in the Midwestern US State of Indiana cuts insert costs in half and triples tool life with Beyond Evolution™ grooving and cut-off tools from Kennametal. The Chip Breaking Effect: Direct delivery of cutting fluid to the work zone together with a variety of application-specific chipbreakers provides the Beyond Evolution™ grooving and cut-off system robust chip control while... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Walter Surface Technologies Unveils Next Generation Line of Corded Grinders

May 20, 2016

Montreal, QC/Windsor CT, – Walter Surface Technologies, the global leader in surface treatment technologies, announced the launch of its next generation of corded grinders, featuring eight redesigned and one new power tool, the Pro 5™.  Built to optimize Walter’s world class line of abrasives, the grinders maximize productivity, provide optimal power in every cutting, grinding, sanding... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Solid Carbide Tooling offers optimized cutting, tool life.

May 20, 2016

With geometry, cutting speed, and tool life optimized for use on gray cast iron, ductile iron, and forged steel, Speed-Drill R4 is suited for use in producing automotive engine and chassis components. Corner radius design is tangential to drill point but non-tangential to diameter, and tooling options include standard drill and end mill programs for all material groups. Special tools include step drills, core drills, reamers, tapered drills, tapered reamers, and combination tools. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Drywall Sander conserves time and effort during wall/ceiling prep.

May 18, 2016

Used prior to painting, plastering, or decorating, ELS 225.1 Long-reach Drywall Sander with VacuGlide™ prepares wall and ceiling seams with smooth finish. Adjustable vacuum suction of VacuGlide holds sander to surface, which reduces operator effort/fatigue, and spring-mounted dust shroud with sealing lip adapts to surface. Extending up to 9 ft, product also adapts to angles and employs 5.5 A, variable-speed motor that operates from 1,050–1,600 rpm. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Handheld LED Spotlight reaches over 3,000 ft.

May 17, 2016

Equipped with single CREE 25 Watt LED, Model HUL-LED25WRE-CPR produces 2,000 lm of intense light with 80 lm/W and 70% lumen retention at 50,000 hours. Unit is constructed with ABS polymer body, 5 in. ergonomic nylon handle, and light head that can be adjusted vertically. Measuring 5 in. in diameter, lamp and reflector assembly is protected by polycarbonate lens that is sealed to IP65 rating. Spotlight operates on 12–32 Vdc and includes optional cord to operate on any ATV, boat, or vehicle. Read More

Portable Tools

Inch Size Rulers have self-adhesive design.

May 17, 2016

Available in inch sizes, GN 711 Self-Adhesive Rulers provide measurement markings for use in pharmaceutical, packaging, and food industry applications. These RoHS-compliant products come in 3 versions: stainless steel with .02 in. thickness and etched scale; white plastic with .01 in. thickness, silver highlighting, and printed scale; and transparent plastic with .01 in. thickness and scale printed. Different scale sequences are available for each version. Read More

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Portable Laser Marker handles oversized components.

May 16, 2016

Available with IVO4, 10 W, 20 W, 30 W, and 40 W laser options, VIS-P is suitable for marking plastics, metal and alloys, as well as anodized, painted surfaces. Air-cooled system features marking area of 4.33 x 4.33 in. Two laser handles and Snorkel ensure accurate and safe laser beam up to 3 ft. Marking details such as serial numbers, straight line, and arc text with full TIF capability, basic geometrical figures, shift and date codes, bar codes, and 2D/Data matrix are standard capabilities. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Crimping Tool crimps 8 AWG - 1/0 AWG copper wire.

May 13, 2016

By ensuring crimping dies match with each rotation of dial, K05-SYNCRO minimizes poor wire connections caused by inaccurate crimping, reducing rework and troubleshooting. Handle design with slip guard creates secure grip throughout crimping process. Die size is indicated using color coding on dies and lug sizer indicator on dial. Dial feature allows for one-handed die change, rotating both dies simultaneously while providing accuracy in matching die set selection. Read More

Portable Tools

Hand Knife features ergonomic design and sure grip.

May 12, 2016

Designed with rugged, soft-grip handle with no-slip texture, Quarter-Moon Hand Knife has blade made of 1095 high-carbon steel to hold edge longer than comparable knives made of lesser steels. Back edge of knife is not sharp to help prevent cuts and nicks to hand. Able to be re-sharpened for years of use, knife is suited for shaping linoleum floors, trimming excess PVC welds, cutting and skiving leather, straightening leather belts, and cutting cleats and v-guides on conveyor belting. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Portable Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Automation Torque Control System increases productivity.

May 9, 2016

With digital adjustable torque setting, variable torque and speed control, and multiple I/O options for integration with PLC, SH-Series helps manufacturers optimize assembly area, reduce labor, and increase productivity. Windows®-based software allows customization for each fastening application, and multiple fastening strategies can be implemented for sensitive or difficult to assemble joints. Robotic fastening system also features built-in error proofing and screw counter. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

High-Output LED Searchlight is designed for marine applications.

May 6, 2016

Providing full movement on X and Y axes for unlimited rotation without any hard stops, Colorlight CLite2 draws 850 W max and has dimmable output of up to 2.4 million candela and 40,000 lm. LED lights are installed in powder-coated aluminum housing that optimizes heat disbursement, and acidproof, stainless steel base can be networked with multiple panels. Available with or without integrated FLIR thermal imaging camera, searchlight offers 5° beam angle and 4,921 ft range. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Indexable Inserts, Grades enhance turning and milling options.

May 3, 2016

Designed for rough forging and castings, HR2 chip breaker features positive, stable geometry. Single-sided inserts are suited for working in steels, cast irons, and stainless steels. Also available, double-sided NMR chip breakers are designed for stainless steel operations. Wiper inserts W-FM and W-NM have positive front land for smooth machining. While T9226 grade suits heavy roughing and peeling operations, milling grade M6330 enhances DTMM work. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Makita Releases the Next Generation 12V Max Lithium-Ion

April 28, 2016

New 12V max CXT™ is more compact with more comfort and capacity La Mirada, Calif. – Makita, a pioneer in cordless technology, has released the next generation of 12 volt with the 12V max CXT™ Lithium-Ion cordless tool series. Makita 12V max CXT™ features slide-style batteries so each tool’s handle is built with ergonomics in mind – not around the stem of a battery – for improved... Read More