Hitachi Sigma Multi-function Placement Head Brings Flexibility, High Accuracy to PCB Assembly; Exhibiting at IPC/APEX 2012
Machining Heads

Hitachi Sigma Multi-function Placement Head Brings Flexibility, High Accuracy to PCB Assembly; Exhibiting at IPC/APEX 2012

Dallas, Texas, USA- The new Sigma G5 compact, modular mounter, offered by The Production Systems Division (PSD) of Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. (HTA) at APEX, features a unique Multi-function head that greatly enhances the system's flexibility and overall process efficiency. The head is a 3 Spindle (nozzle) head, equipped with vacuum and mechanical gripper nozzles. It can change or...

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Boring Head includes built-in digital display.
Machining Heads

Boring Head includes built-in digital display.

Providing through-tool coolant supply and max spindle speed of 20,000 rpm, Series 112 EWD 2-54 enables precision adjustments on-the-fly. On-board electronic measurement system in tool carrier allows diameter adjustments for boring range of .079-2.126 in., while display relates diameter corrections with resolution of .00005 in./diameter, or .001 mm/diameter on metric heads. Featuring coated tool...

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RFID Read Head suits stand-alone and multi-drop applications.
Barcode Scanners / Readers

RFID Read Head suits stand-alone and multi-drop applications.

With read/write range up to 130 mm, IQT-F116-R4M-V1 RFID Read Head conforms to open 13.56 MHz ISO 15693 standard. Users can, in multi-drop applications, connect up to 30 RFID read heads together on one network and bring data back to PC or PLC. Two-wire RS485 connectivity and 200 mm M12 pigtail connectors facilitate connection and removal, while continuous read option, available for point-to-point...

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New Sidehead Option Gives VTCs Ideal Angle of Attack for Turning Work on Tall or Flanged Parts
Machining Heads

New Sidehead Option Gives VTCs Ideal Angle of Attack for Turning Work on Tall or Flanged Parts

Sidehead offers 1250 mm X-axis and 1900 mm Z-axis, with 40-tool chain magazine Erlanger, KY - A new sidehead option on MAG vertical turning centers (VTCs) utilizes a 250-mm-square (10 inch) ram to deliver 34,000 N (7,600 pounds) thrust from the optimum angle for efficient turning of tall or flanged parts in vertical orientation. The sidehead option is available on machines with table size 1,250...

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The Next Wave of Intelligent Design Automation
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The Next Wave of Intelligent Design Automation

In the amount of time it takes to set up a meeting to discuss just one design, engineers can now explore designs exponentially. Generative design has catalyzed a paradigm shift in product development. This shift not only drastically decreases the time it takes to design a product. It also opens the door to design options that might never have been imagined by engineers on their own.

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Introducing the Future of PO Pipe Extrusion in Vietnam
Pipe Heads

Introducing the Future of PO Pipe Extrusion in Vietnam

At an Open House from 4-5 August 2011 at its Haiphong facilities Vietnamese pipe producer Tien Phong Plastic Joint Stock Company showcased its new, innovative KryoSys pipe line for large diameter PO pipe extrusion from battenfeld-cincinnati (Vienna / Bad Oeynhausen). The programme and demonstration sparked great interest in South East Asia and Oceania and resulted in the participation of more...

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Cutting Heads facilitate milling, drilling, chamfering.
Machining Heads

Cutting Heads facilitate milling, drilling, chamfering.

End mills, each with 2 cutting edges, extend depth of cut for CoroMill 316 exchangeable head milling system to 0.8 x Dc. Ballnose option, suited for profile milling, aluminum machining, and finishing, also has cutting edge for profile roughing. Able to accommodate chip evacuation problems when slot milling, corner radius option suits slot/shoulder/plunge/face milling, ramping, and pocketing....

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Fire Protection Products facilitate inspection.
Tubes and Tubing

Fire Protection Products facilitate inspection.

Designed for home sprinkler systems, Residential Fire Protection line includes RF PEX(TM) Tubing, which features distinctive orange stripe, enabling inspectors to visually follow tubing throughout installation. Line also includes Lead Free PEX(TM) Fittings and Lead Free RF PEX(TM) Sprinkler Fittings, which accept all standard Â-½ in. residential sprinkler heads and will work with variety of...

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Orbital Fusion Head utilizes digital technology.
Arc / Resistance Welders

Orbital Fusion Head utilizes digital technology.

Measuring 1.7 in. wide, Model 860 welds tube from 2-6 in. and can be used in tight clearance applications for welding fitting-to-fitting or fitting-to valve. Enclosed autogenous weld head features over-close collet clamping system and full exchange water cooling system that allow for true 100% duty cycle. Digital encoder drive motors eliminate need for calibration.

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Twin Cutter Boring Heads resist corrosion.
Machining Heads

Twin Cutter Boring Heads resist corrosion.

Available in diameters from .787-8.000 in., 319 SW Series utilizes standard carbide inserts and provides coolant-through direct to cutting edge to optimize chip evacuation and lengthen tool life. Users can switch between balanced and stepped cutting by reversing insert holders. By not having to manually adjust insert height for different roughing methods, Series minimizes setup time and...

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Davenport Machine's High Precision (HP) Head Now Available as a Replacement Part!
Machining Heads

Davenport Machine's High Precision (HP) Head Now Available as a Replacement Part!

Davenport announces that their High Precision (HP) Head is now available for purchase as a replacement part. Until recently, the HP Head was only sold with the purchase of a new Davenport HP Machine. The head was designed to handle tougher materials and hold tighter tolerances, demanded under today's manufacturing specifications. The new design replaces the bronze bushings on the revolving head...

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