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Etching Services

Houghton Patents New Aluminum Etching Technology

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Houghton International Inc. and Houghton Technical Corp. today announce that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 8,518,286, entitled "Methods and Compositions for Acid Treatment of a Metal Surface".  This patent is directed towards Houghton's technology for aluminum acid etching, which is formulated to provide a uniform fine matte satin...

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Additive Metal Fabrication can build highly complex geometries.
Fabrication Services

Additive Metal Fabrication can build highly complex geometries.

Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) involves use ofÂ- 3D CAD model, whereby file is created and sent to machine's software to allow build to begin. Technician works with 3D model to properly orient geometry for part building and adds supports structure as appropriate. Once build file is completed, it is sliced into layer thickness machine will build in (20 µm thick typ) and...

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Waterjet Systems combine capacity and efficiency.
Cutting Services

Waterjet Systems combine capacity and efficiency.

With rigid and sturdy tank design, ballscrew drives, and cantilever-style arm, Emerald 0606 can handle 2 in. sheet of foam or 12 in. thick stainless steel without increased stress. Cutting envelope is 2 x 2 ft, and there is 12 in. of Z-travel. Emerald 0612, offering similar features, has cutting envelope of 2 x 4 ft and can index sheets of unlimited length from front to back. Cantilever-style arm...

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Cutting Services

Fiber Laser Cutting Services are available for various metals.

Available for stainless steel and other metals, such as brass and copper, 5,000 W fiber laser cutting services can be employed for cutting parts ranging from small, intricate pieces up to items as long as 10 ft. Accuracy is optimized for materials as thin as 0.25 in.Â- and thinner. Process utilizes TRUMPF TruLaser 5030 Fiber unit – 3-axis, solid-state fiber laser system – that...

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Additive Manufacturing Systems

MakerBot Creates Made in CES

MakerBot Wows CES Exhibitors with Custom 3D Printed Accessories and Components for Standout Product Introductions LAS VEGASÂ- – 2014 may well be the year of the 3D printer at CES, and it may just be the year that the world sees a drastic change in the way it thinks about manufacturing.  MakerBot, the global leader in desktop 3D printing, is leading that shift to items being made in...

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Additive Manufacturing Systems

MakerBot Expands 3D Printing & Scanning Ecosystem with Exclusive Partnership with Innovative 3D Vision Company SoftKinetic

MakerBot To Work with SoftKinetic on Next Generation 3D Scanning Products LAS VEGASÂ- – MakerBot, the global leader in desktop 3D printing, together with SoftKinetic®, the leading provider of 3D vision and gesture recognition solutions, are excited to jointly announce an exclusive strategic partnership during the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. This...

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Molding Services

ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. Announces Metal Injection Molded Parts Go into Outer Space

LONGMONT, Colo. -- ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCW; the Company" or "ARC") announced that Advanced Forming Technology has recently launched a metal injection molding (MIM) part in space. Commenting on the launch, Kevin Schwindt, VP of Sales and Marketing for AFT said, "It is our understanding that this is one of first MIM parts in space, which we are extremely excited about." He further...

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Handles, Pulls and Levers

Knobs, Handles, and Molded Parts offer hydographic printing.

Knobs, handles, electronic enclosures, and custom molded parts are available with custom, decorative hydrographic printing. Suited for automotive, electrical, aviation, general industrial, medical, and food service markets, hydrographic printing offers such benefits and features as unlimited design possibilities, unique textures, and various interior and exterior durability options.

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Hurco Ends the Year on a High after Successful Open House
Controls and Controllers

Hurco Ends the Year on a High after Successful Open House

Orders for 10 machining centres and CNC lathes to the value of Â-£500,000 were taken by Hurco Europe at its three-day open house in December 2013, during which it welcomed 75 engineers from 50 manufacturing companies. David Waghorn, managing director, commented, It capped a very successful year, which saw 130 companies buying our machines for the first time, representing 42 per cent of...

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Printers

DEK Solar Continues Winning Streak

Collects Innovation Award during Recent China PV Innovation Technology Conference Adding to a long list of award wins – three of which have occurred this year – DEK Solar was honored with the Photovoltaic Equipment Innovation Award at last week's China International Photovoltaic (PV) Industry Innovation Technology Conference in Beijing.Â- Ã‚ Â  Winning for its Apollo and...

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