Machinery & Machining Tools

Best-in-Class Face-Milling Performance with New M1200(TM) Milling Choices from WIDIA
Other Milling Cutters

Best-in-Class Face-Milling Performance with New M1200(TM) Milling Choices from WIDIA

(LATROBE, PA) - New additions to the M1200(TM) series of face-milling cutters and inserts from WIDIA, part of the company's Victory(TM) platform of advanced milling, turning, and holemaking tools, are providing superior results for manufacturers working in steels, stainless steels, high-strength steels, cast irons, and now even non-ferrous materials. In addition to the hugely successful M1200...

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Blades

Bayer MaterialScience Selected to Receive Department of Energy Grant to Support Wind Turbine Blade Research and Testing Using Carbon Nanotube Technology

Pittsburgh, July 30, 2009 - Bayer MaterialScience LLC was selected to receive a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to support development and testing of advanced composite technologies and resin infusion processes for larger, more efficient and more powerful 1.5+ megawatt wind turbine blades. The project, "Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Polyurethane Composites for Wind Turbine...

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Vacuum Conveying System targets long distance transfers.
Conveyors

Vacuum Conveying System targets long distance transfers.

Capable of vacuum conveying of up to 6,000 lb/hr of material at distances up to 300 ft, PNEUVAC® vacuum conveying system suits rapid discharging of material from road or rail tankers into silos or transfer of product from bulk bags, hoppers or silos to production processes. Product offers dust-free operation as it is conveyed under vacuum within conveying line and any leakage is into...

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Vertical Column Cold Saw targets high volume work.
Saws

Vertical Column Cold Saw targets high volume work.

Model C320SA, designed for semiautomatic operation, is suitable for production sawing of tubes, profiles, and small solids. It features 17 and 34 rpm spindle speeds while accepting blades with up to 12Â-½ in. dia. Offering simplified controls, it incorporates powered vise and downfeed control. Device includes heavy-duty precision-ground saw bed, TEFC 3-phase 2½ hp drive motor,...

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Automatic Saw is designed for high production rates.
Blades

Automatic Saw is designed for high production rates.

Model CT 350 A-NC is fully automatic high-speed circular saw suitable for use on aluminum extrusions, small aluminum solids, and other nonferrous materials. Utilizing 14 in. carbide-tipped sawblade and spray mist coolant, it can yield 50 rms quality cuts at 90°, or 45° left and right, with accuracy of ±0.005 in. Saw features twin pneumatic vises with infinitely variable clamping...

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Semi-Automatic Horizontal Bandsaw simplifies setup/operation.
Stationary Band Saws

Semi-Automatic Horizontal Bandsaw simplifies setup/operation.

Offering full-cycle semi-automatic operation, model H310SA incorporates sawframe which automatically senses vise clamps and material size, lowers to cut at preset rate, and automatically returns to clear workpiece after cut. Unit provides vibration-free cutting and includes 12Â-½ in. vise opening, 10 in. capacity, infinitely variable blade speeds from 60-360 fpm, and double mitering...

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Snow Blades feature 5° lateral oscillation.
Blades

Snow Blades feature 5° lateral oscillation.

Designed for SBS-27108A skid steers and SBFL-2780A front loaders, 9 ft Worksaver® Snow Blades provide snow removal in driveways, parking lots, or other large areas. Reinforced 27 in. moldboard with 3/8 x 6 in. cutting edge of 1044 steel fully angles right or left. Other standard features include extension trip springs for controlled break over in snow, and adjustable depth skid shoes that...

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Plasma / Flame / Laser Cutters and Cutting Machinery

Rofin Hand over the 5,000th CO2 Slab Laser to Daimler

The recent delivery of a new Rofin DC 050 slab laser to Mercedes-Benz located in Stuttgart-Hedelfingen, Germany is in itself newsworthy, but this event also represents an exceptional milestone for Rofin as it marks the 5,000th CO2 Slab Laser to be delivered by the company . New Laser Power Source for Existing Machine This Daimler manufacturing facility produces a range of engine and power...

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Chip Disposal and Coolant Cleaning Become Competitive Tools in One Company's Approach to Cast Iron Machining
Conveyors

Chip Disposal and Coolant Cleaning Become Competitive Tools in One Company's Approach to Cast Iron Machining

Coolant has long been a critical element in machining operations and its importance continues to grow. The increased speeds and higher metal removal rates of today's newer machines create more chips, placing increased demands on the coolant and on associated chip removal and coolant filtration equipment. Many machining operations have moved to high-pressure coolant systems for faster chip removal...

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