Manufacturing Processes

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

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

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

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

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

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

Services

10 Cost Saving Tips For Deep Drawing

April 5, 2016

Below is a list of cost saving tips for designing and procuring a deep drawn part.  If you have an application you would like to source and want to drive cost down, we would be happy to answer any questions on these tips.  You can fill out the form to the right, fill out the RFQ or contact forms, or call with your question.  If you are on a tablet or desktop, you can “Live Chat” M-F... Read More

Services

How to Select High Quality Silicon and Zirconia Machining

April 5, 2016

Kadco Ceramics is committed to offering supreme quality diamond machining and mining services. They specialize in the art of molding hard materials into intricate shapes. Established in 1982, the company has been delivering fine engineering assistance and innovative production solutions to meet industry needs. They offer cost-effective solutions to meet their clients’ needs and demands at... Read More

Services, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Pierce Industries Announces Addition of Inertia Welder to Expand Capabilities

April 1, 2016

Rochester, NY – Pierce Industries is pleased to announce the latest addition to their machine inventory, an MTI 250B Inertia Friction Welder. This new welder has a working capacity of up to 10” diameter, 104” shaft length, and 100 ton forging pressure. The need to invest in new machinery stems from the philosophy to provide capabilities that offer Customers manufacturing solutions that... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services, Vision Systems

LeddarTech's LeddarOne Sensor Includes ElectriPlast

April 1, 2016

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Integral Technologies, Inc. (OTC-BB: ITKG) ("Integral"), an emerging light-weighting leader and its wholly owned subsidiary ElectriPlast Corp., today announces that LeddarTech, owner of the patented Leddar™ optical detection technology, includes ElectriPlast material to produce lens barrels in its latest release of its LeddarOne Sensing Module, a compact and low-cost... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services, Software

Artist Uses Peifer WaterJet for Precision WaterJet Cutting Services

March 29, 2016

Three years ago when his waterjet cutter went out of business, artist Christopher Erney contacted Peifer Waterjet. Since then, Erney and Peifer Waterjet have worked together to create many art pieces for public spaces and private homes. Many of the pieces have an ‘under the sea’ theme, including this rolling wave piece installed at the Holy Cross Hospital. Ernie creates the drawings for his... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Fives Receives Excellence In Composites Manufacturing Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers

March 25, 2016

Fives recognized for valuable contributions in composites manufacturing HEBRON, KY – Fives received the Excellence in Composites Manufacturing Award at the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ (SME) annual Composites Manufacturing event, held last month in Long Beach, CA. Fives won in the Large Company category for its lines of composites machine tool technology, including the Cincinnati... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Ransohoff Introduces Contract Cleaning Services for Production Parts Manufacturers

March 24, 2016

Cincinnati, OH – Ransohoff, a division of Cleaning Technologies Group LLC, and the industry leader in parts cleaning equipment, is now offering Contract Cleaning services for manufacturers seeking to outsource the production cleaning of their parts. Now manufacturers of a wide range of part types, with low to high volume requirements, who need exceptionally thorough part cleaning prior to... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

UNISIG Spotlights New Drilling System for Aerospace Components at MMTS

March 24, 2016

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. – At the Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show, UNISIG Deep Hole Drilling Systems will present how its new B700 Gap Bed machine effectively generates the critical, high-precision features on large and irregularly shaped aerospace components such as landing gear struts. The company will also highlight its other deep hole drilling systems and technologies in booth 858... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Paints & Coatings, Services

Chemcoaters Addresses EQ Controversy Directly

March 22, 2016

“G40 hot dip galvanized with Intercoat® ChemGuard will substantially outperform G235 and offer a much lower overall cost,” states director of sales  marketing Mike Tieri In a forceful announcement made today, Chemcoaters, Inc. (Gary, Indiana) directly addressed the EQ (Equivalent Coating) controversy with the statement above, attributed to Mike Tieri, Director of Sales & Marketing for... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Woodland Plastics Boosts Low-Tonnage Thermoset Molding With New Machine

March 21, 2016

Woodland Plastics Corporation, a custom thermoset molder in Addison, Ill., recently installed a new 88-ton Arburg ALLROUNDER thermoset molding machine in February, 2016.  The new Arburg machine provides injection and injection-compression molding of thermoset materials, including phenolics and bulk molding compounds (BMCs).  By investing in the 88-ton thermoset molding machine, Woodland... Read More