Shelf Life of Rubber Products
Hydraulic / Pneumatic / Radial Shaft Seals

Shelf Life of Rubber Products

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...

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Miscellaneous Controls

Ultrasonic Tool Head cuts composite and gasket materials.

Available for static table and conveyor systems, Ultrasonic tool head operates at 20,000 Hz (20,000 oscillations/sec)Â- and is designed for cutting adhesive-backed, composite, or gasket type materials. Ultrasonic technology reduces blade gumming and friction between material and blade. While ultrasonic spindle has 3 in. stroke and is available with 30°, 45°, and 55° drag...

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Artist Uses Peifer WaterJet for Precision WaterJet Cutting Services
Waterjet Cutters and Cutting Machinery

Artist Uses Peifer WaterJet for Precision WaterJet Cutting Services

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...

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What's the Right Tooling for Custom Die Cutting?
Miscellaneous Dies

What's the Right Tooling for Custom Die Cutting?

Interstate die cuts custom gaskets and other specialized products using precision die cutting equipment and high-quality tooling. Part tolerances are a function of multiple factors, including the base material, the die cutting method, and the type of die itself. Tooling types for custom die cutting include steel rule, solid milled, matched metal, rotary, etched, and combination dies. Which type...

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Peifer Waterjet Creates Stainless Steel Plates for Use in Bikes Racks Using WaterJet Cutting Services
Water Jet Cutting Services

Peifer Waterjet Creates Stainless Steel Plates for Use in Bikes Racks Using WaterJet Cutting Services

Peifer Waterjet, located in Ronks, PA, was commissioned by SPEIGHT Studio Architects to cut sailing/maritime vessels into stainless steel plates for use in artistic bike racks in Annapolis, MD. The bike racks with positive and negative images of the maritime vessels are located throughout city. Silhouettes of the earliest sailing vessels were installed at the historic City Dock while the more...

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Tube / Pipe / Hose Cutters and Cutting Machinery

Advanta Industries Takes Delivery on New Tube and Flat Sheet Processing Machine from BLM Group USA

Wixom, MI—BLM GROUP USA (www.blmgroup.com), a global leader in the manufacture of tube processing equipment, has announced the sale of its LC5 laser tube and flat sheet processing machine to Advanta Industries, Petersburg, MI. The LC5 will be housed at Advanta's Manning, SC facility. The sale was announced by Jeff Ahrstrom, President and COO, of BLM GROUP USA. Advanta Industries specializes...

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Laser Texturing Machine occupies 48.4 x 87.8 in. footprint.
Marking Equipment

Laser Texturing Machine occupies 48.4 x 87.8 in. footprint.

Employing fully digitized texturing process, 3-axis LASER P 400 and 5-axis LASER P 400UÂ- are automation ready and can texture, mark, engrave, and add functional texture to parts, molds, and dies. Dual laser head, which includes fiber nanosecond and femtosecond pulsed lasers, allows surface texturing and engraving with one setup. While LASER P 400 accommodates workpieces up...

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Air Plasma Systems support automated and mechanized cutting.
Plasma / Flame / Laser Cutters and Cutting Machinery

Air Plasma Systems support automated and mechanized cutting.

With cutting and piercing capacities from Â-¼–5/8 in., Models A40, A60, A80, and A120 provide 80% duty cycle at respective rated outputs of 40, 60, 80, and 120 A. Systems feature CNC interface connection that offers Start/Stop, Ok to Move, and divided arc voltage signals. For location flexibility, A-Series systems can use 208–230 V or 460 V single-phase power, as well as 3-phase...

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Abrisa Technologies Machines Ultra-Thin Glass
CNC Machining

Abrisa Technologies Machines Ultra-Thin Glass

Abrisa Technologies carries a diverse inventory of thin and ultra-thin glass which can be CNC machined, fabricated, screen printed, strengthened and thin film coated. Glass stocked ranges in thicknesses from 1.1mm down to 0.1mm. Thinner substrates with a thickness as low as 0.05mm are available for specialized application-specific requirements. Â-  Our precision CNC cutting equipment in...

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Oilfield Improvements® Wheeled Rod Guide® Couplings Celebrate 35th Anniversary
Sponsored

Oilfield Improvements® Wheeled Rod Guide® Couplings Celebrate 35th Anniversary

For over 35 years our Wheeled Rod Guide Couplings, have been at work in oil fields across the globe. Our products are engineered to extend the service life of sucker rods and tubing, delivering cutting-edge innovation that enhances oilfield operation, maximizes output, and enhancing overall operations. To learn about the advantages of using Wheeled Rod Guide Couplings in your wells, see our video.

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