SigmaTEK releases SigmaTUBE X1

August 9, 2017 - The latest release offers new features and significant improvements which are a result of SigmaTEK’s on-going commitment to delivering elegant, effective software through continuous innovation.

Walter Surface Technologies launches shock-resistant, extra-thick polyethylene carrying case

August 9, 2017 - Optimized from the celebrated original Walter metal index containers, the new highly visible orange polyethylene case offers increased durability and improved drill bit storage.

New 1SM abrasive belt sander ideal for MRO applications

August 8, 2017 - The Kalamazoo Industries model 1SM abrasive belt sander ideal for use on the tool cart in MRO applications. Instead of having to walk back to the tool crib to finish a spacer, shim or other small replacement part, all the work can be done on site. 

Big Ass Fans debuts first automated directional fan

July 31, 2017 - The first fan of its kind to detect motion and shut off automatically, AirEye is the quietest, longest-lasting, easiest-to-clean, highest efficiency personal cooler ever made.

CORINOX files designed for use on stainless steels and exotic alloys

July 21, 2017 - With a surface hardness of 1,200 HV (Vickers Scale), and 70 Hrc, these files offer excellent wear resistance and long service life. Their specially coated surface leaves no corrosive residue on the workpiece and effectively resists loading.

SuperMax Tools introduces new open-end drum sander

July 14, 2017 - The newly patented Quick Adjustment Lever creates a faster way to change the drum height and allows it to move from 0 to 3 inches with one pull of a lever versus multiple revolutions of the hand wheel.

Mazak Optonics Corp. introduces OPTIPLEX Fiber III 3015 8kW

July 5, 2017 - The OPTIPLEX Fiber III utilizes a new drive system which provides higher productivity through high-speed and high-accuracy. The new cutting-edge PreviewG Control offers state of the art CPU for unsurpassed operations speed, high-response and high-speed machine motion.

AL Systems Aluminum Rail Jib Cranes are lightweight and versatile

June 20, 2017 - AL Systems Jib Cranes are ideal for numerous applications, including underneath bridge cranes, in areas serving multiple workstations, for outdoor loading docks, or in machining and assembly areas where several Jib Cranes might overlap, providing even more extensive coverage.

Portable magnetic drill offers 6 inch depth of cut

June 6, 2017 - Hougen Manufacturing, Inc. has released a new portable magnetic drill, the HMD918. This new model offers a major upgrade to the depth of cut in the line of Hougen magnetic drills. The HMD918 has a high torque motor and extended six inch drilling depth to give metal fabricators more options to drill deep holes in steel whether it is a solid piece of material or multiple stacked plates.

High Efficiency Dual Mandrel Recoilers improve efficiency and throughput

May 31, 2017 - A Dual Mandrel Recoiler can be added to our Slitting Lines to further improve their efficiency and throughput. As the previously slit coil tails out, a holddown controls the strips to prevent loose tails at the end of the run. Once the strips have been cropped, the Recoiler automatically rotates with the push of a button.

Advanced Gauging Technologies launches AGT600

May 15, 2017 - New laser thickness gauge offers precise measurement with compact, portable features.

Red Bud Stretchers

April 27, 2017 - Red Bud Industries offers Stretchers from our small 10 gage (3.5 mm) units all the way up to our 3000 ton monster that can stretch material up to 1.00 in. (25 mm) thick and up to 96 in. (2438 mm) wide.

Hougen introduces new lightweight ultra low profile mag drill

April 21, 2017 - It’s small enough to drill in places where even hand held electric drills can’t go, yet with the power to cut holes up to 1-3/8 in. diameter thru materials up to 1 in. thick

Walter Surface Technologies launches E-Weld Plasma

April 19, 2017 - Walter Surface Technologies announces the launch of E-Weld Plasma, a revolutionary ceramic, water-based, anti-spatter solution that is applied to laser and plasma cutting tables to reduce slag build-up.

Simonds Saw introduces Quad 7 carbide tipped band saw blades

April 5, 2017 - Simonds Saw introduces QUAD 7 Carbide Tipped Band Saw Blades for demanding production cutting operations such as steel service centers, foundries and aerospace sawing applications.

Walter Surface Technologies launches FLEXSTEEL

April 5, 2017 - FLEXSTEEL is a high-performing general purpose flap disc designed for use on steel in light industrial, metal fabrication and construction applications. FLEXSTEEL is the newest addition to Walter’s industry-leading ENDURO-FLEXTM family of flap discs and furthers Walter’s commitment to helping customers work better.

Dust Collector and Vacuum System helps to reduce the amount of airborne hot rolled dust

March 30, 3017 - The system includes a set (top and bottom) of high speed brushes that rotate up to 1000 RPM and also oscillate side to side. In addition, Red Bud Industries provides high velocity vacuum hoods and a filtration unit.

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.

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