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Sandvik Jumbos Selected for the A3 Hindhead Tunnel

12/03/2007 Balfour Beatty has appointed Sandvik Mining and Construction to supply the tunneling jumbos for the A3 Hindhead Tunnel Project currently being constructed for the Highways Agency. The supply contract is for three Sandvik DT820-AC twin boom with basket boom drills to be used on the 1.83km tunnel which forms part of the new 6.7km dual carriageway trunk road. Two of the jumbos will be...

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Solid Carbide Micro Drill comes with 3 mm reinforced shank.

Made of fine-grained solid carbide, Sphinx micro drill is available in 0.30-1.50 mm dia in steps of .01 mm and in standard lengths of 6 x D. Specially designed 2-flute geometry delivers point angle of 130 deg and helix angle of 35 deg for high precision and close tolerance. Drill can be run with or without coolant, and suits materials such as steel (including stainless), titanium/nickel alloys,...

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Rugged P&H 250XP Drill Surpasses 1 Million Metre Mark

EAST KIMBERLY REGION, WESTERN AUSTRALIA - November 2007 - A diesel-hydraulic P&H 250XP hard rock production drill on September 25 surpassed 1 million metres of cumulative blast hole depth in service to a remote diamond mine operated by Argyle Diamonds Limited (ADL). Located in the rugged East Kimberley region of Western Australia and owned and operated by Rio Tinto Limited, the ADL mine is the...

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Endicott Interconnect Technologies (EI) Buys 4 More Schmoll Machines.

Garden Grove, CA, November 19, 2007: Dave Howard, Vice President and COO for Burkle North America's FabFour Group, announced today that Endicott Interconnect Technologies has placed an order for another four (4) MX-1 XXL advanced high speed drilling machines from Schmoll Maschinen (Germany). They have again chosen a mix of single station, single head machines and also single station dual head...

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Mitsubishi Showcases New Technology at EDM Open House
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Mitsubishi Showcases New Technology at EDM Open House

FA Advance Series, EMACH CNC Small Hole Drill, and MD+JET Wood Dale, IL -MC Machinery Systems, Inc. used its annual Mitsubishi EDM Open House event to debut several new products. More than 300 attendees visited the event on September 6 at the Mitsubishi headquarters in Wood Dale, IL. MC Machinery Systems, at the core of our supply chain, has the technical support and customer service expertise to...

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Production Drilling Solution

An AutoDrill designed system recently helped a customer significantly increase production. By making use of AutoDrill's new 5000 series drill and ER32 style multiple spindle drill head, the customer was able to perform what is considered to be a large hole drilling procedure with ease. Linear adjusting drills were incorporated for varied hole spacing options as well. The customer achieved faster...

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L-3 Communications Selects SCHMOLL: A Burkle North America Alliance Partner

Garden Grove, CA, September 24, 2007: Dave Howard, Vice President and COO for Burkle North America's FabFour Group, announced today that L-3 Communications of Croydon, Pennsylvania has placed an order for an advanced high speed drilling machine from Schmoll Maschinen (Germany). The model MX-2 is a two station system equipped with linear motors in the X,Y and Z axis. In order to gain superior...

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Hitachi Introduces Four New Bench Top Woodworking Tools
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Hitachi Introduces Four New Bench Top Woodworking Tools

NORCROSS, GA., July 12, 2007 - Hitachi Power Tools today introduced a new line of bench top woodworking tools comprising of a unique 10" tilt-head band saw with an integrated dust collection system, a 10" drill press with laser, a 4x8" belt and disc sander with an integrated dust collection system and a 16" variable speed scroll saw with stand included. This new line for Hitachi is designed for...

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The Bit Shop, Inc. Selects Excellon

Rancho Dominguez, CA - April 24, 2007 Roy Cripps, Vice President of Sales and Marketing announced today that The Bit Shop, Inc. Milpitas, CA has selected an Excellon 689 Six station drilling system. The Excellon 689 is a high performance 6 spindle production drilling system. Terry Haney, Marketing Director for Excellon shares his comments: The Bit Shop. is in the Specialty Service Provider market...

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U.S. Circuits, Inc. Selects Excellon

Rancho Dominguez, CA - March 26, 2007. Roy Cripps, Vice President of Sales and Marketing announced today that U.S.Circuit , Inc. Escondido, CA has installed an Excellon Concept 129 Intelli-Drill(TM) and an Excellon 689 Six station drilling system. The Concept 129 Intelli-Drill(TM) combines the accuracy and ease of use of the Concept 129 family with the ability to inspect and correct for inner...

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