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WIDIA Products Group Announced

New organizational strategy streamlines brands, products, and services into Kennametal and WIDIA brands (LATROBE, PA) - Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) announced the launch of the WIDIA Products Group at EMO Milano 2009, the flagship metalworking show in Europe. Effective immediately, this announcement completes the migration of all its current brands of metalcutting tools and tooling systems into...

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Molding Machinery

Extrusion Tooling accelerates blow molding performance.

Designed to handle exotic materials such as bioplastics, composites, and advanced polymer blends, Model 1025 serves medical, automotive, and specialty packaging industries. Unit yields 8.5-10 in. of core diameter and is available in single-layer, multi-layer, multiple stripes, co-extrusion, triple extrusion, spiral, and split flow designs. Heat distribution is achieved via band, cartridge, or...

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Prototyping Systems

Stratasys Makes Four More Materials Compatible with Fortus 900mc 3D Production System

Additional materials support growth of direct digital manufacturing Frankfurt, 20th August 2009 - (NASDAQ: SSYS) Stratasys today announced it has made four more build materials and one more support material compatible with its Fortus 900mc(TM) 3D Production System. The materials include ULTEM* 9085, PC-ABS, PC-ISO, and ABS-M30i. These options more than double the number of materials compatible...

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Tooling for Punch Presses helps reduce wear and downtime.
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Tooling for Punch Presses helps reduce wear and downtime.

Designed to extend tool life and promote quality punching, AMX(TM) punches and strippers are 100% compatible with Amada ABS assemblies and holders. Operating benefits, which include internal lubrication within punch guide and external lubrication between punch guide and turret bore, help prevent galling, slivering, and slug pulling. Precision machined of M2 high speed steel, AMX punches combine...

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Weaver Industries now Manufactures Tooling and Molds for the Glass Artistry Industry
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Weaver Industries now Manufactures Tooling and Molds for the Glass Artistry Industry

Weaver Industries, Inc in Denver, Pa has been manufacturing molds and tooling since 1954. We are happy to work with you to personalize molds and other tooling to meet the needs of your process. We have extensive experience in the Graphite Machining industry, and have created a line of products currently available to the Glass Industry. The Perfect Tool Line: Lampworking tools for great glass...

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Tooling

Modular Tooling System uses interchangeable carbide inserts.

Using 5 cutting head geometries in multiple sizes and tool lengths, Modular Insert Tooling offers 24 different cutting tool combinations. Cutter mounts are available in 3 lengths, while geometries are available for face milling, end milling, center-cutting endmilling, ball end milling, and toroidal end milling. Each mount uses Tormach Tooling System (TTS) geometry for quick tool offset...

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Multi Axis Positioning Stages / Tables

Configurable Components Deliver Time/Cost Savings for Factory Automation and Motion Control System Builders

Under economic pressure to control costs and increase efficiencies, companies find precisely configured components a practical solution. July 7, 2009 (Schaumburg, IL) Misumi USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Misumi Corporation, part of Misumi Group, Inc. (Tokyo: 9962) reports that many of its automation machine builder customers are finding innovative ways to save time and costs in their product...

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Tooling

Gripper includes inductive sensor for feedback.

Equipped with 2 large pneumatic plungers, Model GR04.130F grips die-cast parts in injection molding industry. Inductive sensor provides feedback signal for process safety. With cogged surface of gripper jaws and retention force of 95 N, gripper provides secure hold on any workpiece, eliminating slippage. Wear resistance is ensured by hard-coated surfaces of gripper and gripper jaws.

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Injection Tooling Process quickly produces complex parts.

Yielding production-quality results, Rapid Injection Tooling (RIT) provides complex injection molded parts, with max size of 170 x 280 x 70 mm, in 5-11 days. It can accommodate undercuts (internal/external), complex details and features, as well as polished or textured surface finishes. Various thermoplastic and engineering plastic resins are available, while mold materials including aluminum and...

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Tooling

Specialty Tool enables 90° bends to be made in punch press.

Opti-Bend tooling helps fabricators achieve lean manufacturing goals by eliminating secondary bending operations. With this solution, simple 90° bends can be made in thick turret or Trumpf-style punch presses. Tooling creates 90° wipe up form using rotating cam, built into die, that acts like press brake. Results include minimal to no sheet marking and fewer required hits. By enabling...

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