ABB Wins $27-Million Mining Order in Sweden

Energy-efficient ABB drives at heart of world's most powerful grinding mills Zurich, Switzerland, May 31, 2007 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth about $27 million from Swedish mining company Boliden. ABB will supply gearless drive systems for two new grinding mills that will increase production at one of Europe's largest copper mines. The gearless...

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Omnitool, Inc. Reduces Machining Center Need from 2 Machines to 1 Using New Kurt VB 5X100 Schenke 5.1 Clamping System -- 3D Roughing and Face-Milling Operations Performed at 270 In/Min

Minneapolis, Minnesota: One setup on one machining center does it all - high speed, 5-axis roughing, face-milling and tapping operations to create the intricate three dimensional features of a custom mold cavity. Production time is reduced up to 50 percent. Previously, the mold's upper and lower surfaces were machined on a vertical machining center, then moved to a horizontal machine for...

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Cutting Tools use replaceable, indexable insert technology.

Available for internal or external rough or finish gashing, as well as shaping and hobbing, Opti-Cut(TM) Gear Cutting Tools are suitable for larger gears, particularly for wind energy, truck, tractor, and power generation markets. With replaceable indexable inserts, tool life, surface finish, and part accuracy are consistent.

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ABB Wins $56-Million Metals Contract in China

Automation solutions support high productivity and efficiency at new steel mill Zurich, Switzerland, August 23, 2007 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a $56-million contract to provide automation equipment and electrical systems for a high-efficiency steel mill to be built by Zhangjiagang GTA Plate Co. in eastern China. The new Hot Strip Mill in Jiangsu province...

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Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies
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Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies

Distillation is a separation unit operation that involves multiple countercurrent-stage steps, separating two or more volatile components. This results in the contact of liquid and vapor most generally in counterflow. Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies provides an in-depth look at everything you need to know about distillation, including: Design procedures Equipment components Applications

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Metso to Supply Minerals Processing Equipment to Arcelor Mittal Steel in Ukraine

Metso Minerals has signed a contract with Arcelor Mittal Steel to supply minerals processing equipment to Kryviy Rih concentrator plants in Ukraine. The delivery will be completed by the end of year 2008. The value of the contract is approximately EUR 22 million. The order comprises minerals processing equipment supply, engineering and supervision. Metso's solution is for their expansion and...

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Grinding/Pulverizing Mill is suited for sample preparation.

Featuring touch screen interface, removable control panel, and self-diagnostics, Model 6870 Freezer/Mill-® can be used on samples that cannot be ground at ambient temperatures such as polymers, wood, bone, hair, rubber, and plant/animal tissue. It embrittles samples by immersing grinding vial in liquid nitrogen, and then pulverizes them with magnetically driven impactor. Applications include...

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Carbide Thread Mills work with difficult materials.

Carbide Thread Mills work with difficult materials.

Miniature Solid Carbide Thread Mills are designed for machining materials such as stainless steels, titanium, K-monel, hastelloy, and inconel. Available in 1- and 3-flute versions, with latter suited for high-volume output needs, design eliminates possibility and consequences of tap breakage. There is no need for hand tapping during full bottom threading applications, and bottom threading can be...

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Chamfer Mill delivers multi-functional cutting.

Chamfer Mill delivers multi-functional cutting.

Available in single- and 4-insert designs, C-Cutter Mini ultra high feed chamfer mill offers chamfering, high speed back chamfering, and face milling. Single insert design utilizes .197 in. square insert with 4 cutting edges for smaller 45-

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