Safety light curtain provides reliable protection

February 4, 2016 - The deTec4 Prime include a built-in laser alignment aid that provides a visible laser that saves time when setting up or readjusting the light curtain.

Carbide bur increases metal removal rates

February 3, 2016 - Along with its high metal removal rates thanks to its innovative tooth geometry, CAST CUT also boasts good chip removal plus significantly reduced vibration and lower noise.

Kern Laser offers Industrial Laser Cutters

February 2, 2016 - The 400W 2D laser cutting system is capable of cutting up to 14 gauge stainless steel, 7 gauge mild steel and 16 gauge aluminium.

Lights provide bright, white LED light on the work surface

January 28, 2016 - LED Series DUR-A-LITEs are light weight and compact in size, yet provide bright, white LED light on the work surface while consuming less wattage than fluorescent lights.

Self-contained photoelectric sensors feature robust stainless steel housing

January 19, 2016 - Featuring robust IP69K-rated 316 stainless steel housing, the heavy-duty 18 mm metal barrel sensor is ideal for harsh industrial environments where abrasive chemicals and ingress fluid are present.

Mitsubishi elevates fiber laser lineup

January 14, 2016 - MC Machinery Systems announces the release of the 3015eXZ-F60 6kW. Built on the same proven platform as the company’s popular eX CO2 lasers, the machine’s breakthrough, all-in-one magnetic breakaway Zoom Cutting Head is a big reason this machine catapults Mitsubishi to the top of the fiber game.

New photoelectric sensor family is compact, tough, and reliable

January 12, 2016 - The PowerProx family of photoelectric sensors uses time-of-flight laser scanning technology with Class 1 eye-safe lasers to reliably detect fast-moving objects, small and flat objects, and dark or shiny objects at sensing ranges between 5 cm and 3.8 m.

Kern Laser offers rotary attachment upgrade

January 12, 2016 - A rotary attachment can be added to any of Kern’s laser systems for processing of pipes, rods and other cylindrical items. The rotary device is driven by a high resolution servo motor resulting in smooth and accurate performance.

Kern Laser introduces k-vision camera registration system

December 8, 2015 - The optional k-vision package is a fully integrated hardware and software solution that allows for accurate cutting of printed materials.

Banner Engineering's discrete fiber amplifier features long range sensing

December 8, 2015 - The extra power provides increased detection reliability for dark targets at long range and enhanced detection sensitivity when using specialty fiber assemblies for large area and small part detection applications.

Handheld marking unit is light and versatile

November 25, 2015 - Housed in an ergonomically designed, compact unit weighing just 6 lbs, the mini can be carried throughout the shop with no annoying power or air cables needed.

Photoelectric sensors for a wide range of sensing applications

October 8, 2015 - For optimal performance at all times, the sensors’ signal strength light bar immediately alerts the user when maintenance or alignment is an issue.

Laser Loop Control for reliable material loop control

October 7, 2015 - Coil Control’s new Laser Material Loop Control provides non-contact control of continuous material payout for the metal stamping industry.

Sheet Seeker revolutionizes steel sheet metal separation

October 5, 2015 - The Sheet Seeker features a sliding mechanism that allows the powerful rare earth magnetic circuit to index down automatically as metal sheets or blanks are removed from the stack.

Analyzer designed to speed and simplify metal chemistry analysis

September 25, 2015 - The Thermo Scientific Niton XL5 analyzer is designed to provide results rapidly and with a high level of accuracy.

Waterjet pump is smaller, quieter

TECHNI Waterjet announces a second line of electric servo pumps, designed to address the requirements of today’s competitive manufacturing industry.

Tugger adds capacity and capability

Simple and low cost system tows carts throughout warehouse and production area.

Dura-die parting tool offers longer life

The Dura-Die’s replaceable die inserts are made from Wilson Tool’s exclusive Ultima tool steel, which allows greater wear resistance to achieve maximum grind life.

Blind hole tap increases tool life and process reliability

The new high-end TC142 blind hole taps from Walter are precisely designed for machining stainless steels, ISO M materials.

Sensor ensures precise and reliable measurement

Patented HDDM time-of-flight technology, rugged housing, and wide temperature operation ensure precise and reliable measurement.

Perform intuitive 3-D measurements with high accuracy

Keyence will release the XM Series handheld probe coordinate measuring machine on September 1, 2015.

Defender Cells adds safety to common automated processes

Automated barrier door and steel fencing form safety cell around robotic processes.

Touchscreen provides efficiency

KARMAC uses touch technology to give operators an efficient, easy-to-learn, touchscreen control for plasma, gas, and other cutting systems.

Lubricant specially formulated for aluminum

Unist Coolube 2210AL provides exceptional lubricity and stability under load, which helps improve tool life.

IMB inductive sensor offers more durable solution for harsh environments

IP 69K enclosure rating, extended temperature range, and stainless steel housing ensure a long-lasting solution and reduced downtime.

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