Fonon introduces large format platform for surface cleaning and preparation

March 28, 2017 - Fonon Technologies Inc. announced the release of CleanTech Titan, the latest in their CleanTech product line. Marketed under the Laser Photonics brand, the industrial-grade CleanTech laser products are used for surface preparation, paint removal, and surface cleaning. CleanTech Titan is based on Laser Photonics’ large stationary flatbed platform with sizes up to a 6 ft. by 13 ft. flatbed.

Handheld XRF analyzer now includes WiFi support and coatings mode

March 27, 2017 - Quality control personnel and managers in the metal finishing, metal fabrication, automotive and aerospace industries who require accurate measurements of coatings can now turn to the newest software update to the Thermo Scientific Niton XL5 handheld x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer, the smallest and lightest handheld XRF alloy analyzer available today.

Handheld X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) analyzer delivers confidence when screening for toxic metals

March 22, 2017 - Olympus’ latest addition to the Vanta™ series of handheld XRF analyzers is optimized to help users ensure compliance with the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS) and local or international regulatory laws.

The HGG RPC 2.0 is a complete fabrication shop in one machine

March 21, 2017 - Able to cut both bolted and welded connections, the RPC 2.0 is well suited for either offshore or steel construction, performing 3D profiling to beam coping, including cutting I/H beams and square/rectangular tubing profiles.

Sigmascope SMP350 measures the electrical conductivity of nonferrous metals

March 9, 2017 - Electrical conductivity is an important material property that provides information not only about a metal's ability to conduct electrical currents but also about its composition, micro structure and/or mechanical properties. Using the SIGMASCOPE® SMP350, it is easy and quick to determine the electrical conductivity with precision and accuracy.

Economical and straightforward full-line automation

March 7, 2017 - COE Press Equipment's new SYNCMaster integrated controls package for coil feed lines allows operators to manage many servo feed, straightener, and coil reel setups and functions from a single touchscreen, increasing the efficiency of operations, and decreasing the chance of error.

Simonds Saw introduces CWT Carbide Tipped Band Saw Blades

March 1, 2017 - Simonds Saw, manufacturer of premium quality band saw blades and files, and inventor of carbide tipped band saw blade technology, has introduced CWT Carbide Tipped Band Saw Blades for demanding production cutting operations such as in steel service centers, foundries and aerospace sawing applications.

Load-stabilized hoist transports loads quickly securely and safely

February 21, 2017 - The EMH Model LS is ideal for steel coil and mesh handling, container trading, bucket or grab applications, and for precise positioning.

CMI155 and CMI157 measures the thickness of single layer coatings or the total thickness of applied coatings

February 15, 2017 - The new CMI155 and CMI157 measures the thickness of single layer coatings or the total thickness of applied coatings on iron, steel, aluminum and other metal substrates. With a probe foot designed for smooth surfaces and an extended measurement range, they are ideal metrology tools for: Paint & Powder Coaters, Coating Inspectors, Automotive and Aerospace Finishers and Electroplating Plants.

Tiger Ceramic cutting, grinding and combination wheels deliver superior life and cut rate

February 2, 2017 - Tiger Ceramic is a maximum performance line of cutting, grinding and combination wheels that delivers a superior combination of product life and cut rate — to help users maximize time on the job in a wide range of metal fabrication applications.

Milwaukee Tool upgrades ONE-KEY platform with tool security

January 12, 2017 - Paired with tracking, Integrated Tool Security provides the ultimate theft protection. It will allow users to protect their investment with features like tool lock-out, or hide their tools from the nearby devices screen so only they can see their tool is in range.

TigerStop introduces automation for Piranha Ironworker

December 1, 2016 - TigerStop has just introduced integrations for the Piranha Ironworker with SawGear, for extremely accurate lengths when shearing, and with TigerStop, for a fully automated punch process.

Behringer expands VA-L line of high performance circular cold saws

October 31, 2016 - New servo-driven VA-L 500 is ideal for highly accurate production cutting of aluminum and non-ferrous materials.

Koike introduces new low-priced positioner and turning roll lines

October 11, 2016 - The MD Positioner line features internally geared slew rings, variable speed AC drives, manual height adjusting bases, and thru-holes for purging.

Prime Controls announces debut of the DS600

October 4, 2016 - Prime Controls, manufacturer of double metal sheet sensors and controls for the can making, automotive, appliance and other metal forming industries, is pleased to announce the unveiling of their newest product, the DS600, which expands on their current world-leading Double Sheet Detection Controls offerings.

Cordless Digital Protractor designed to make finding and setting angles simple and precise

September 29, 2016 - The Cordless Digital Protractor was designed to make finding and setting angles simple and precise. It can be used either with the TubeShark Pipe & Tube Bender or on its own with the optional Torpedo Mount. This special piece of equipment is very versatile and can be used on anything that rotates on a vertical plane for the purpose of finding an angle.

Olympus’ new Vanta™ handheld XRF analyzer delivers accurate elemental identification in the toughest working conditions

September 16, 2016 - Olympus’ new Vanta handheld XRF analyzer is designed for durability in harsh industrial environments, providing maximum uptime and a low cost of ownership.

Tribogenics rolls out next-generation Watson™ XRF metal analyzer for positive materials identification

September 16, 2016 - Game changing x-ray source enables 200 percent improvement in cost-of-ownership; company begins global distribution of first Watson™ volume production units

New Hardox HiTemp wear plate likes it hot

September 15, 2016 - Hardox is a wear resistant steel with worldwide recognition. The new Hardox HiTemp meets an important wear challenge: Standing up to abrasive conditions in high heat environments.

Flow International Corp. releases FlowXpert 2016 model-based waterjet software

September 6, 2016 - Flow International Corp. announced today the next generation of waterjet software, FlowXpert 2016. FlowXpert is a robust CAD/CAM waterjet software platform for 3-D pathing and cutting that allow users to work more effectively in 3-D, with less complexity.

Milwaukee introduces the SAWZALL reciprocating saw with ONE-KEY

August 29, 2016 - Cutting faster than corded, the M18 FUEL SAWZALL w/ ONE-KEY delivers over 40 percent more run time and 5X longer tool life – making it the most powerful 18V cordless reciprocating saw on the market. Compatible with ONE-KEY, users will be able to customize the tool’s performance for unrivaled productivity, as well as track and manage the tool through the app.

Simulation tool helps AP&T’s customers make the right decision

August 19, 2016 - It is now possible for AP&T’s customers to get an exact picture as early as the tendering stage of how their planned production line will function and perform in an authentic environment. Using an advanced simulation program, AP&T’s technical sales team can visualize the production process and specify cycle times and production capacity with almost 100 percent precision.

Blending disc eases finishing applications in hard-to-reach areas

August 18, 2016 - Blendex U Turbo uses Blendex Unitized Technology, and was designed specifically to blend fillet welds as well as deburr sharp edges commonly found across industries such as automotive, aerospace, food and beverage, manufacturing and any fabrication environment.

Rocklinizer increases productivity and reduces cost

August 15, 2016 - The ROCKLINIZER Carbide Application Equipment deposits precise amounts of tungsten carbide, titanium carbide, and Rockhard electrode onto metals, tools, and dies to drastically reduce wear and to optimize gripping and maintenance.

Hybrid Multi-Tasking machine combines full 5-axis capability and additive technology to revolutionize product design

August 10, 2016 - The VC-500 AM Hybrid Multitasking Machine brings together Mazak’s considerable expertise in building Multi-Tasking machines, experience with fiber laser technology, additive knowledge and highly efficient Kentucky Mazak iSMART Factory manufacturing operations to produce this exciting new model at very competitive prices.

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