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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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SMD Component Placement Machine supports 3-in-1 functionality.
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'); document.write('Intended for small batch/prototype production, Paraquda2 supports direct, universal import of CAD data to minimize programming and provides precise placement of SMD components – from 01005 up to large and complex components – via one machine. Unit places up to 10,500 cph and can be equipped with up to 240 feeder slots. Along with graphical inspection prior to first production, features include option of dispensing and jet-dispensing valves for solder paste and/or adhesive applications.'); document.write('
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Diaphragm Clamping System is designed for small parts.
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'); document.write('VERO-S SPM-138 diaphragm clamping system lets user machine contour of workpiece into SPM unit. When VERO-S module is engaged with Turbo function, SPM-138 unit clamps evenly around outside of part. VERO-S SPM Plus 138 can clamp workpiece sizes from 36–125 mm dia, and workpieces do not have to be round. SPM unit generates clamping forces up to 50 kN, and repeat accuracy is at least 5 microns. Hardened Stainless Steel is used for all functional components of VERO-S.'); document.write('
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Large Part HMC combines capacity, stability, productivity.
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'); document.write('With automatic tool changer and respective full X-, Y-, and Z-axis travels of 35.4, 35.4, and 40.2 in., a81nx features 10,000 rpm spindle as standard that affords 305 Nm duty-rated torque and 45 kW extended-duty power (26 kW continuous). Optional 8,000 rpm spindle affords 553 Nm duty-rated torque and 37 kW continuous output. Built for rigidity and reliability, HMC also features GI servo control mode; chain-type, 80 tool capacity, automatic tool change magazine; and facilitated maintenance.'); document.write('
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Crush Cut Positioning System eliminates human error.
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'); document.write('Capable of going as narrow as .500 in., QUICK SET 0.5 can automatically position hundreds of knife holders simultaneously, within seconds rather than hours, with extreme accuracy. System eliminates potential human errors and optimizes setup time, allowing customers to reduce scrap.'); document.write('
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Plasma Treatment System handles strip-type electronic components.
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'); document.write('Designed for plasma treatment prior to die attach, wire bond, mold encapsulation, and underfill, FlexTRAK-CDS™ removes contamination, etches surfaces to improve adhesion, and provides surface activation during electronics manufacturing. Plasma chamber treats up to 10 strips per plasma cycle, and integrated handling system accommodates range of strip sizes. Processing can be done from most types of magazines and carriers.'); document.write('
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CNC Router streamlines cabinet nesting.
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'); document.write('Integrating with industry-standard CAD/CAM software for nested-based manufacturing, HDS CNC Router is powered by AC servo motors and drives that deliver smooth motion. Machine is equipped with 8-position, 12 hp automatic tool changer and utilizes THK bearings and rails on all 3 axes. Multi-zoned vacuum table surface allows operator to switch from full sheet processing to smaller part processing. Supplied with 3 pneumatic stops, router enables precise alignment of material to machine origin.'); document.write('
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Wear-Resistant Cutter targets road-milling companies.
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'); document.write('Road Razor II™ has shape and hardness throughout head area that facilitates and accelerates cutting while extending operation intervals. While carbide ring segments below tip provide wear protection for steel tool body, design minimizes vibration and subsequent power requirements. Material thickness at retainer end ensures optimal fit and rotation throughout tool life, while collar width provides holder protection.'); document.write('
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