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Honing Machines utilize single-pass process.
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'); document.write('Available in 3 models with up to 6 spindles, VSS-2 Series provides precision sizing of bores from 0.149–2.0 in. dia in stamped parts, hydraulic valve bodies, gears and sprockets, parking pawls, and rocker arms. Spindle carriage provides 28.5 in. stroke and up to 250 ipm stroking speed. Using series of progressively larger superabrasive tools adjusted to pre-set diameter, High-Precision Single Stroke Honing® process produces <2 micron cylindricity in bores up to 10x longer than diameter.'); document.write('
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Chop Saw (14 in.) can dry cut metal pipe, plate, and profiles.
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'); document.write('Without requiring lubrication or manual deburring, Model 9435 Premium Super Dry Cutter saws up to 6 in. depth at 90° in stainless steel, ferrous and non-ferrous metal, plastic, aluminum, and more. Bevel cuts up to 4 ¾ in. at 45° can be achieved with quick-release, heavy-duty vise, and 19 A, 115 V motor delivers free cutting speed of 1,400 rpm. Supplied with 14 in. 90-tooth Tungsten Carbide Tipped (TCT) blade, saw also features depth stop, safety-locking pin, and protective shield.'); document.write('
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Depressed Center Wheels feature 100% aluminum oxide abrasive.
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'); document.write('Available in ¼ in. Type 27 wheels in diameters ranging from 4 ½–9 in. and heights of 7/8 and 5/8-11 in., Gemini XXL Abrasive Wheels provide 50% more life and metal removal than standard aluminum oxide wheels, and work best on hard-grade carbon steel applications, weld repairs, flashing, and jobs that require quick turnaround.'); document.write('
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Bench-Top Robots provide automated precision fluid dispensing.
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'); document.write('Compatible with all valve types and controllers, TSR2000 Series is designed specifically for fluid dispensing applications. Three models are available with working areas of 200 x 200 mm, 300 x 300 mm, and 400 x 400 mm. Bench-top robots provide total control over fluid placement from beads, arcs, and circles to repeated timed dots. Programmed via teach pendant, units are suited for dispense dots of solder paste, form-in-place gaskets, filling, potting, encapsulation, and bonding applications.'); document.write('
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Rotary Cutter Attachments transform undergrowth into mulch.
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'); document.write('Designed to help compact equipment operators cut overgrown grass, brush, and small trees, Brushcat™ Attachments feature standard 3 in. cutting height. Series includes standard flow or high-flow options in 66 and 72 in. widths, and 80 in. model with high-flow capability. Oscillating deck enables attachment to follow ground surface, while 2 direct-drive, offset motors featuring dual-blade design reduce weight and shorten deck size. For safety, front safety chains help contain debris within deck.'); document.write('
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Plastic Parts Production System delivers consistent quality.
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'); document.write('Via integration of CO2 laser and use of temperature regulation, EOS P 396 production system helps increase productivity in plastic parts manufacturing. EOSAME feature enables reproducible part quality throughout complete building chamber, even at highest fill levels. Capabilities cover production of both plastic prototypes and serial parts.'); document.write('
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Pick-and-Place System supports small batch assembly.
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'); document.write('Running under Windows 8, Pantera X features enhanced X-vision system that optimizes image processing for small chip components and complements on-the-fly laser centering feature. Digital image top camera enables image recording of fiducials, optimizing detection of PCB alignment. In addition to intelligent and motorized individual feeders, configurations with FLX/CLM cartridge feeders are available which will extend number of feeders from 115 to 190 for each machine.'); document.write('
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Bottles Display combines unscrambler and orienter.
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'); document.write('Flying yellow bottles display includes model NEHHLP low-profile unscrambler monoblocked with SOE-3 secondary orienter. Promoting production floorspace conservation, monoblock machine offers unscrambling and secondary orienting within same framework. Unscrambler comes in different sizes and suits high-speed lines. While low-profile design facilitates access to all subassemblies, other features include positive container handling, tool-less changeover, and secondary orienter.'); document.write('
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Socket Fusion Tool incorporates Universal Clamping feature.
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'); document.write('Suited for installations using 63–125 mm polypropylene (PP) pipe in overhead, vertical, and tight work spaces, Spider™ 125 offers Universal Clamping feature that lets tool accommodate any size of pipe or coupling and thereby eliminate need for inserts. Tool weighs 15 lb and incorporates worm gear drive and parallel link system that brings pipes and fittings together evenly and under control. As design is non-back drivable, constant pressure is maintained throughout process.'); document.write('
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Corrugated Trim Removal System delivers 300 hits/sec.
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'); document.write('Designed for mid- to high-volume operations, Model TRS-2 removes corrugated trim to ensure proper gluing, and virtually eliminates production stops or post-production searches for bad boxes due to trim caught in glue station. Torque-limited DC motor produces up to 18,000 hits/min, optimizes worker safety, and provides quieter operation than air power. Adjustable to accommodate various sizes of corrugated sheet, system safely removes extra material with replaceable, wear-resistant straps.'); document.write('
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Aluminum Oxide Abrasive suits surface conditioning applications.
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'); document.write('Combining aluminum oxide (A/O) abrasive grain with strong Y-wt polyester backing, Norton Rapid Prep™ RF (regular flex) A/O is durable and flexible with low stretch characteristics. Clean Bond™ resin technology, also included, promotes smear-free finish and eliminates rework process steps. Suited for demanding belt and quick change disc applications, surface conditioning product comes in Coarse, Medium, Fine, and Very Fine grit sizes as well as various portable and off-hand belt sizes.'); document.write('
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Linear Drives are available with fourth rolling ring bearing.
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'); document.write('Amacoil-Uhing Model RG3 linear drives with 3 rolling ring bearings can be fitted with 4th, adding 2 more bearing-to-shaft contact points and doubling thrust of units. Products come in range of sizes with side thrust ranging from 7-800 lb. Travel speed and direction are mechanically controlled, suiting drives for use in equipment needing reciprocating linear motion component. They also suit material handling systems, spraying assemblies, converting equipment, and metrology/inspection machines.'); document.write('
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Entry-Level 2D Laser Machine employs 2,700 W resonator.
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'); document.write('While able to cut steel up to and over 0.75 in. thick, model eX-S offers eco-friendly features for power and gas consumption. Operational efficiency fosters addition of automation, consequently maximizing output and optimize cutting process. Further enhancing productivity via stable operation, machine offers ECO mode, gas change time of ~10 min from startup, helical rack and pinion, and built in jet pierce with ability to aggressively pierce mild steel.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Through Hole Coolant Taps offer heightened wear resistance.
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'); document.write('Available in 3 versions that are suitable for large batch sizes and mass production, Prototex® HP-P Series is targeted at steel applications from 600-1250 N/mm².  Prototex HP-P (1) has HSS-E-PM substrate and TiCN coating and is particularly effective in unstable conditions. HP-P (2), featuring HSS-E substrate with TiCNX coating, delivers high tool life under normal conditions. With HSS-E-PM substrate and TiCNX coating, HP-P (3) provides optimal tool life under good conditions.'); document.write('
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Abrasive Belt Coping Machine has compact footprint.
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'); document.write('Used to cope square, rectangular, and irregularly shaped tubing and pipe for seamless fit, LCV 3000 is designed to take up minimal shop space and fit into mobile welding truck. This 300 lb machine, measuring 48 x 30 x 14 in., can be equipped with ¾–5 in. spindles and is manufactured from steel and aluminum for strength and service life. Adjustable vise allows for precise angles from 30° to 90°.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Dual-Mode Access Point includes IoT Gateway functionality.
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'); document.write('Supporting point-to-multipoint connectivity with several slaves/clients simultaneously to 10/100 Base-T Ethernet network, RBE221s Bluetooth Smart Ready Access Point follows Bluetooth Spec v4.0 and depending on connected device, wireless range can be up to 300 m. Unit supports Personal Area Network User and Network Access Point as well as generic Bluetooth low energy GATT-based services. It can be configured via physical configuration buttons and indication LEDs or web interface.'); document.write('
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Plasma Surface Treatment System improves bonding properties.
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'); document.write('Tantec Plasma Surface Treatment Systems are used by medical device manufacturers for pretreatment of needle hubs to ensure adhesion. One solution, intended for 11 lines of needle hub production, features 2 plasma nozzles (for each line) that treat needle hubs before placing needle. Plasma nozzles treat 20 needle hubs per 1.4 sec. By chemically roughing surface, plasma treatment improves bonding and prevents leakage; treated hubs achieve tensile strengths up to 75 N.'); document.write('
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Automatic Mitering Bandsaw offers PC-based remote control.
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'); document.write('Along with 118 in. feeding gripper, HBP-310/523G/A features CNC-dialogue control via Windows®-based PC. Horizontal bandsaw, used for cutting all materials from profiles to high-tensile solids, has 15 in. flat panel LCD (1,024 x 768) and allows data sharing with key personnel. Along with 105° miter range, features include saw band deflection tracking, cast iron frame, and steel base with integrated swivel. Saw utilizes positive hydraulic downfeed with heavy-duty gearbox and 5.4 hp motor.'); document.write('
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Vertical Grinders handle heavy material removal.
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'); document.write('Compatible with industry standard abrasives, Vertical Grinders are engineered for heavy metal fabrication processes in multiple industries including shipbuilding, rail and foundry, and infrastructure applications. Units feature reversible handle and one-piece, all metal housing for harsh environments. Available in 3 hp and 4 hp versions with industrial governor, grinders offer variety of guard options, including 6 in. Type 6 and Type 11, 7 in. Type 27, and 9 in. Type 27. '); document.write('
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High-Speed Milling Machine supports mold and die work.
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'); document.write('Equipped with 42,000 HSK spindle that uses ceramic hybrid ball bearings with oil-air lubrication, as well as liquid-cooled stator jacket and bearings, Mikron HSM 500 MoldMaster cuts at feedrates up to 784.4 ipm with rapid traverses up to 1,574.8 ipm. Machine features graphite extraction system touch probe capability and absolute optical linear scales with 20 nm step resolution on X, Y, and Z axes. Machining center supports both hard die and graphite electrode production.'); document.write('
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