Machinery & Machining Tools

Amalga Composites Announces Addition of Resin Transfer Molding Technology
Molding Machinery

Amalga Composites Announces Addition of Resin Transfer Molding Technology

Amalga Composites, Inc. (ACI) of West Allis, Wisconsin is pleased to announce the addition of Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) to their manufacturing processes. RTM is the process of infusing resin, under pressure, into dry fibers preformed and preplaced in a closed cavity mold. The company is currently using it to develop both RTM and Light RTM capabilities on a selection of parts. ACI is a leader...

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Lift Trucks (Forklifts)

Largest U.S.-Based Third Party Logistics Supplier, GENCO ATC, to Install Kollmorgen Pick-n-Go® Outfitted Forklifts

Pilot project promises significantly increased distribution center productivity RADFORD, VA, March 29, 2011 - Kollmorgen, a leading manufacturer of driverless control technology, and GENCO ATC, North America's second largest third-party logistics supplier, have agreed to a pilot Pick-n-Go® installation for two automated Crown SHR5500 forklifts at a GENCO-managed distribution center in...

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XY Positioning System supports 100-1,000 mm travel ranges.
Multi Axis Positioning Stages / Tables

XY Positioning System supports 100-1,000 mm travel ranges.

Wide base version of Airglide LED Wafer System is designed for max straightness (±0.5 Â-µm), accuracy (less than 1 µm), and velocity stability while scanning. Positioner, intended for stepping or scanning applications, is suited for laser processing of LED or semiconductor wafers as well as metrology or precision imaging systems. It can be setup as individual precision axis or...

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Presses

Nordkurier in Neubrandenburg Orders KBA Commander CT

The wave of investment by German newspaper printers in new production kit continues with an order placed by Verlagsgruppe Nordkurier in Neubrandenburg for a 32pp KBA Commander CT press line with two Pastomat reelstands, two towers and a KF 5 folder. The purpose of the investment is to address more sophisticated demands in terms of quality, productivity and flexibility. Nordkurier, which has...

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Bekum Focuses on Process Reliability at the Interpack 2011
Molding Machinery

Bekum Focuses on Process Reliability at the Interpack 2011

Improved value creation for the processor: further optimisation of electrical and hydraulic machine concepts Berlin, 28/03/2011: At the Interpack in 2011 in DÃ-¼sseldorf, BEKUM will be showcasing the latest generation of EBLOW and HYBLOW series machines, which feature the latest developments of the worldwide proven BM models from the BEKUM product portfolio. The defining features of the...

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Additions to Weiler's Bonded Abrasives Line
Abrasive Compounds / Media

Additions to Weiler's Bonded Abrasives Line

To expand their Vortec Pro bonded abrasives product line, Weiler Corporation has added 12 & 14" cutting wheels in aluminum oxide and silicon carbide grains for general purpose cutting on metal and concrete applications. Weiler has also added 1" and 20mm arbors in the line. Vortec Pro bonded abrasive products are specifically designed for general purpose grinding and cutting applications on steel,...

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Veneer/Vinyl Laminating System handles various materials.
Laminators

Veneer/Vinyl Laminating System handles various materials.

Able to produce up to 120 x 60 x 4 in. panels, veneer/vinyl laminating system incorporates hot melt roller coater, powered lay-up conveyor, and rotary laminator. Unit accepts hand-fed core materials and applies adhesive in smooth, even, controlled amount. While common edge guide ensures proper positioning of veneer top layer and delivers core to backstop, upper veneer rack conveyor is angled and...

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Cutters and Cutting Machinery

Fiber Laser Cutting Systems support sheet metal processing.

Combining fiber laser source with 12,000 ipm linear motor drive system, CL-900 Series is available with bed sizes of 5 x 10 ft and 6 x 12 ft. PC-based HMI control comes with Programming and Nesting Software and is available with web cam for monitoring of cutting process. Delivering beam via flexible glass fiber, solid state lasers eliminate laser gas, internal optics, glassware, blowers, and...

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Machining Center Mounting System features helical extraction design.
Mounts

Machining Center Mounting System features helical extraction design.

Consisting of high precision pins, bushings, and liners that provide locating repeatability up to ±.005 in., PinLock(TM) System facilitates attachment and removal of fixtures, subplates, and vises from machining centers. Helical extraction design aids in overcoming binding in side load conditions. Precision machined of heat-treated, alloy steel with black oxide finish, liner bushings are...

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Surface Mount Placement System handles boards up to 1,016 mm.
Placement Equipment

Surface Mount Placement System handles boards up to 1,016 mm.

Powered by VRM linear motor with closed-loop 1 Â-µm positioning, Genesis Series 2 is available 1-, 2-, and 4-beam configurations with throughputs up to 140,000 cph. Unit features 30-spindle Lightning® head, which places passives down to 01005, CSPs, WSPs, µBGAs, eCAPs, DPAKs, and MELFs at full speed. Vertical part sensor verifies part presence immediately prior to placement,...

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