Manufacturing

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Thermoforming Service offers soft touch with TPO option.

May 3, 2016

Thermoforming services offer soft touch thermoform with thermoplastic olefin (TPO) manufacturing option. This provides pliable plastic choice that has soft touch feel with attributes of rigid TPO part. Optimized for material performance, durability, sound absorption, and impact strength, soft touch benefits applications through various texture options, slip and chemical resistance, as well as sound/insulation properties. Read More

Services

UNISIG to Highlight Multi-Process Deep-Hole Drilling System at AmeriMold 2016

April 29, 2016

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., - UNISIG will showcase its USC-M series of 7-axis deep-hole drilling and machining centers in booth 309 at Amerimold 2016 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan on June 15-16. These machines improve productivity and throughput by integrating critical mold manufacturing operations into one machine for efficient processing of large and small four-sided parts... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Services

The Jacobs Institute Partners with Stratasys on New Center of Excellence to Advance Medical Applications of 3D Printing

April 29, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS REHOVOT, Israel - Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, today announced that it is partnering with New York-based Jacobs Institute (JI) to create a new Center of Excellence (COE) with the goal of advancing the use of 3D printing for a variety of medical applications. Vascular testing model used to validate new medical devices... Read More

Services

Keysight Technologies Announces Strategic Collaboration with San'an-IC to Release Process Design Kits for HBT, pHEMT Processes

April 28, 2016

Software, Premium Service Help Accelerate Time-to-Market for Customers of San’an-IC Highlights:

  • ADS and IC-CAP software produce reliable, leading edge, high-power pHEMT and HBT devices
  • Keysight software and services enable San’an-IC to develop PDKs for its HBT and pHEMT processes
SANTA ROSA, Calif.  – Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Machining Centers feature diagnostic communication system.

April 28, 2016

Standard on Cincinnati and Giddings & Lewis machine tools and composite systems, Diagnostic Communication System allows machine operators to connect with company experts via secure CNC screen sharing to diagnose and overcome stoppages within minutes. System is also available as upgrade for installed machines with PC-based HMI on Fanuc, Siemens, and Heidenhain controls. Enabling software, TeamViewer, establishes encrypted, password-protected connection to customer's CNC over VPN. 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

Fasteners & Hardware, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products, Services

Shelf Life of Rubber Products

April 25, 2016

Rubber products can remain in inventory for long periods of time. Shelf life, the storage period prior to part installation, varies by elastomer type. Storage conditions such as temperature, humidity, ozone, and exposure to light also affect the shelf life of rubber products. By understanding these factors and best practices, buyers can make informed decisions about sourcing elastomers and... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

ADwin for CAN-FD Automotive Applications

April 22, 2016

CAN-FD Standard Enables Higher Data Throughput CHESTERLAND, OH – With a flexible data rate over previous CAN limits, the CAN-FD network protocol provides faster and more reliable data transmission in automotive networks. Larger data payloads improve the CAN protocol’s efficiency and result in a higher communications throughput. Already widely in use in Germany, CAN-FD is commonly used in... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

Circular Piezo Actuators suit highly dynamic processes.

April 21, 2016

Based on multilayer and ceramic encapsulation process, P-088 Circular PICMA® Piezo Actuators, Chips, and Tubular Stacks offer microsecond response time, sub nanometer resolution, and resonant frequency to 68 kHz. PICMA® ceramic technology is applied to PD0xx miniature annular PZT chips with outer diameters from 5–16 mm and inner diameters of 2.5–8 mm. Largest 16 mm unit delivers 6,000 N of blocking force in circular form and 4,400 N in annular shape. Travel range of 2 µm is achieved at 100 V. 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

Services, Transportation Industry Products

CNC Machining Services offer expanded capabilities, capacities.

April 18, 2016

Machining services, made possible via Okuma LB45III-C / 2000 CNC machine, cover parts up to 26 in. dia x 80 in. long. Its long, horizontal bed capacity is suited for creating large parts, such as long shafts required by aerospace industry, or long liners required for oil and gas industry.<br /> Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services

UniPixel Expands Business with Tier 1 Customer with XTouch(TM) and Diamond Guard(TM) Wins

April 15, 2016

Announces Two Additional 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop Design Wins with a Leading PC Manufacturer SANTA CLARA, Calif. - UniPixel, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNXL), a provider of advanced touch solutions to the touchscreen and flexible electronics markets, today announced additional design wins that will feature UniPixel's XTouch and Diamond Guard products in two new 2-in-1 convertible programs from an... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Paints & Coatings, Services

Dymax Dual-Cure Conformal Coating 9482 Received UL Certifications

April 14, 2016

Torrington, Connecticut – Dymax Dual Cure 9482 has received certification against the UL Flammability and Electrical standards for materials used in printed wiring boards. This UV curable conformal coating, specially formulated to cure in shadowed areas underneath components on printed circuit boards, has met UL 746-E (electricals) and UL 94-V0 ( flammability) testing. Formulated with UV... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

National Bronze Mfg. Co. Expands Machining Capacity

April 14, 2016

Roseville, MI – National Bronze Mfg. Co., a leading manufacturer of bronze bushings, bearings, and machined components, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a state of the art Okuma CNC Turning Center. The high performance machinery combines pin point accuracy with state of the art automation technology to give National Bronze Mfg. a competitive advantage. The new equipment will allow... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Services

Cyber Security and ADAS Development to be a Highlight of FEV Exhibit at SAE World Congress

April 14, 2016

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – As the focus of automotive development expands to include systems that are data-controlled and driven, the need for security becomes increasingly important. FEV has developed a suite of services that make it a "one-stop shop" for design, development, testing and deployment of cyber security and ADAS solutions, some of which will be shown at the 2016 SAE World Congress,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Services

New Stratysis Fortus 250 3D Printer Goes On-Line

April 14, 2016

Ran-Tech upgraded our 3D printing capability this week by adding a Fortus 250. Ran-Tech has had great success previously creating forming tools, jigs, and fixtures in support of our production cells. This equipment speeds that process and increases accuracy. Undoubtedly the team has many "Skunkworks" Ideas for this additional machine. About us Ran-Tech Engineering Aerospace is an Oregon... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Services

Gemini and Duets by Gemini to Exhibit at International Sign Expo April 21-23

April 14, 2016

Cannon Falls, MN – Gemini will be showcasing its latest letter, logo and plaque wholesale manufacturing capabilities as well as its Duets by Gemini line of plastic ADA and engraving sheet stock at the upcoming International Sign Expo (ISA). The ISA Sign Expo, to be held April 21-23 in Orlando, Florida, is the largest gathering of sign and graphics professionals in the world. Gemini,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Services

UC Berkeley Student Wins Make the Unmakeable Global 3D Printing Challenge, Donates Grand Prize 3D Printer To University

April 13, 2016

Oakland, California — Casey Rogers, leader of a student-run maker space out of UC Berkeley's Bechtel Engineering Center, has been announced as the Grand Prize Champion of the Make The Unmakeable Global 3D Printing Challenge. The grand prize, a uPrint SE professional-grade 3D printer,was awarded to the participant whose design wouldn't be possible to manufacture using traditional... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Services, Green & Clean

FEV Features 48-Volt Hybrid Technology at 2016 SAE World Congress

April 13, 2016

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - With the proliferation of components and systems that require electrical power in today's vehicle, the standard 12-Volt battery has been pushed to its limits.  Under idle conditions and especially under low-temperature conditions, current 12V electrical systems can account for the entire power output of a conventional alternator.  Increasing the vehicle's power... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services, Thermal & Heating Equipment

BTU's Fred Dimock Will Discuss How to Reduce Reflow Costs at SMTA Monterrey

April 8, 2016

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass. – BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the electronics manufacturing and alternative energy markets, today announced that Fred Dimock will present during the SMTA Monterrey Expo Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Thursday, April 14th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel (Apodaca) in Monterrey. Dimock will discuss how to reduce... Read More