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Metcal's New HCT2-120 Hot Air Pencil Picks up an NPI Award at APEX
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Metcal's New HCT2-120 Hot Air Pencil Picks up an NPI Award at APEX

GARDEN GROVE, CA – Metcal today announced that it has been awarded a 2014 NPI Award in the category of Rework & Repair Tools for its HCT2-120 Hot Air Pencil. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, March 25, 2014 ceremony that took place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center during the IPC APEX EXPO. We are thrilled that the product has been recognized by this award," commented...

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Walter Surface Technologies Significantly Upgrades its QUICK-STEP Line
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Walter Surface Technologies Significantly Upgrades its QUICK-STEP Line

of Surface Finishing and Polishing Products for 2014 Updated QUICK-STEP system to result in uniform finishes with every usage Montreal QC / Windsor CT — Walter Surface Technologies, a global industry leader in surface treatment technologies, announces three new solutions to its QUICK-STEP line of surface finishing and polishing products. The QUICK-STEP FINISHER, QUICK-STEP BLENDEX, and...

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Long-Nose Pliers offer wire stripping function.
Wire Strippers

Long-Nose Pliers offer wire stripping function.

Built of forged steel with induction-hardened cutting knives, All-Purpose Pliers can strip, cut, and loop 8-16 AWG solid and 10-18 AWG stranded wire. Hot-riveted joint ensures smooth action and no handle wobble. Spring-loaded for self-opening action, tool also features screw shearing holes and dual-material Journeyman™ handles for firm, comfortable grip.

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Turning Inserts offer smooth cutting and wear resistance.
Cutting Tool Inserts

Turning Inserts offer smooth cutting and wear resistance.

Available inÂ- 6 grades for turning stainless as well as grades for steels and cast irons, Beyond™ MR (medium roughing) inserts feature smooth cutting action and stable edge performance that accelerate cycle times and extend tool life. Geometry maximizes smooth cutting and chip flow while minimizing stress, and positive rake angle helps control degree of cutting forces and promotes...

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Milling Machines

DFT Reduces Customer Turnaround Time with State-of-the-Art Machinery

Company Installs New Large-Capacity Doosan VTS 1620M Vertical Turning Lathe Exton, PAÂ- – DFT Inc., an industry leader in the manufacturing of valves for more than 70 years, is now able to machine and manufacture valves even larger than before, thanks to the new Doosan Puma VTS 1620M recently installed in the company's shop. DFT can machine bigger and more precise valve orders and cut...

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Flexible Hydraulic Workholding Saves Set-up Time
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Flexible Hydraulic Workholding Saves Set-up Time

Planet Products Corporation introduces flexible top tooling modules for use on the ProHold series hydraulic vises and vise towers. The flexible top modules along with the base module can act as a vise, fixture plate, hydraulic chuck, or any combination thereof, allowing a quick change, flexible workholding system for various sized work pieces. Although the vise and tower modules are designed for...

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Steel Turning, Cast Iron Milling Insert Grades are wear resistant.
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Steel Turning, Cast Iron Milling Insert Grades are wear resistant.

Enabling secure, unmanned production, insert grades GC4315 and GC3330 feature Inveio™, whichÂ- optimizes wear resistance and endurance to promote predictability and tool life in machining processes. Performance is made possible via Inveio uni-directional crystal orientation; tightly-packed crystals create strong barrier towards cutting zone and chip. While GC4315 suits...

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SAE Hex Keys are color-coded to form and function.
Miscellaneous Keys

SAE Hex Keys are color-coded to form and function.

Color-coded to promote safety and productivity,Â- PB Swiss Tools Rainbow® SAE Hex Keys (allen keys) help workers locate appropriate tool in toolbox, at workplace, or onsite. Precisely chamfered corners facilitate insertion into screws, and perfectly shaped ball-point end lets any user turn screws with angle of up to 30°. For protection against corrosion, keys are...

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Count on Tools Introduces New Color Options for PB Swiss Tools' BikeTools
Miscellaneous Bits

Count on Tools Introduces New Color Options for PB Swiss Tools' BikeTools

GAINESVILLE, GAÂ- – Count On Tools Inc., a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, announces that PB Swiss Tools has introduced a variety of color options for its BikeTool. The high-quality BikeTool is a small, handy and robust tool for biking enthusiasts. Now, the PB BikeTool is available in purple and green. Red, blue, black and yellow BikeTools have been available...

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Independence Oilfield Chemicals Introduces New Crosslinking System, Enables Lower Chemical Content for Fluids in Unconventional Shale Fracturing

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, -- Independence Oilfield Chemicals, LLC (IOC) has developed a new chemistry specifically designed for ultra-low polymer concentrations as part of their CoFlo(TM) (Cooperative Flow Back) initiative. Within this concept is IOC's VisFlo(TM)-100 crosslinking system (patent pending), the industry's first to combine the advantages of slickwater and guar-based systems in hydraulic...

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