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MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. to Focus on Cost and Time Savings at IMTS 2010
Milling Machines

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. to Focus on Cost and Time Savings at IMTS 2010

Melville, New York - MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., the country's leading supplier of cost down metalworking solutions, will use its booth at IMTS 2010 to demonstrate a variety of products designed to provide manufacturers with cost and time savings. The company will occupy booth W-1464 at the show, which takes place on September 13 - 18 at McCormick Center in Chicago, Illinois. Making their...

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Turning Inserts promote roughing, finishing efficiency.
Tools

Turning Inserts promote roughing, finishing efficiency.

Beyond(TM) series include RU (Roughing Universal) and UP (Universal Positive) geometries in round inserts for optimal productivity in turning steel, stainless steel, cast iron, and high-temperature alloy. Engineered to promote chip control at lower cutting forces, geometries promote size control, surface finish quality, long tool life, and reduced load spikes. RU geometry suits heavy-duty...

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Docking Pins feature spring loaded design.
Spring Pins

Docking Pins feature spring loaded design.

Designed for insert molding applications, Spring-Loaded Docking Pins provide accuracy of ±.001 in. and can dock on existing mold locators. Units are sized to fit end-of-arm tools, robots, and molds. Available in custom lengths, strokes, and diameters, docking pins provide precision required in complex and low tolerance applications.

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Tooling

New Ultra Glide Tooling From Eaton Leonard Tooling Provides Long Life in Tough Environments

Vista, CA, February 23, 2010 - Eaton Leonard Tooling, Inc., a leading manufacturer of tube and pipe bender tooling, is pleased to announce the availability of a new process for mandrels called Ultra Glide. In development for over two years, this process has been shown to increase the life of existing aluminum bronze mandrels used in the rotary draw tube bending industry. This increased life...

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Identifiers

Tool ID Interface Module enables access to CNC data.

Fanuc miLink Tool ID interface is designed to interconnect and automate entering and tracking of tooling information to Fanuc-based CNC from Balluff RFID Tool ID system. Device is industrially hardened and does not require any ladder or macro programming. Tool ID system kits include serial communication-based RFID processor and RS232 communication cable to connect processor to miLink serial...

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Tooling

Carbon Fiber Tooling Reduces Cycle Times and Improves Performance

Clinton Township, MI - Bilsing Automation North America has announced that its line of carbon fiber (CF) tooling for robotic applications can reduce cycle times and improve cadence as compared to aluminum and steel tubing. This is due to the fact that Bilsing's carbon fiber weighs less than half of traditional materials, yet is stiffer, stronger and settles more rapidly. This enables robot motion...

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End-of-Arm Tooling Hybrid Profiles suit boom-style robotics.
Tooling

End-of-Arm Tooling Hybrid Profiles suit boom-style robotics.

Consisting of hybrid between circular tubing profiles and rectangular profiles, HX Series is specifically designed for heavy and bulky part applications as well as press tending and metal stamping. Model HX-40 features outside diameter of 40 mm, while Model HX-60 has outside diameter of 60 mm. Both include circular channels that allow for direct mounting of pneumatic fittings.

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End-of-Arm Tooling handles heavy bags.
Grippers (Tools)

End-of-Arm Tooling handles heavy bags.

Featuring heavy-duty stainless steel fingers, Custom Robotic Bag Gripper Tool is capable of lifting 25-60 lb bags off roller conveyors. Tool requires one pivot point with one cylinder to rotate fingers, reaching in between rollers to secure bag underneath. Unit solves difficulty in securing bags that deform due to heavy contents, such as salt, food products, and dry concrete mixtures.

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Forming Machinery

AddisonMckee and Melton Machine & Control Company to Co-Exhibit at FABTECH 2009

Booth 2069 FABTECH International & AWS Welding Show McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, USA 15 -18 November, 2009 AddisonMckee, the world-leading tube bending, end-forming, and muffler assembly technology specialists, and Melton Machine & Control Company, the premium-quality designer and builder of automated arc welding systems, will be exhibiting at FABTECH 2009. Superior solutions and complete...

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