Month: September 2019

Universal oven from Grieve

No. 841 is a 650-degree F universal oven from Grieve Corp. used for a variety of heat treatments at the customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions measure 36 in. wide by 36 in. deep by 36 in. height. The Incoloy sheathed tubular heating elements have 9 kW and a 600-CFM, ½-hp recirculating blower provides universal airflow to… Continued

Tab Industries introduces smart controls

Tab Industries LLC introduced Smart Controls that transform its semi-automatic Tornado wrapper standard models into automated wrapping machines. The controls enable a forklift driver to operate the stretch wrapper with a single press and release of the start and stop buttons instead of requiring the start button to remain manually pressed during the wrapping process.… Continued

Management software from Fronius

Fronius USA LLC introduced a software solution for user management of TPS/i welding systems. With Central User Management, user rights are now assigned from one central location, saving time and effort. System administrators simply decide which employee is assigned what access rights on their designated welding systems. The respective welder logs in to the TPS/i… Continued

Rockford Systems offers emergency service

Expanding on its RS360 workplace safety portfolio, Rockford Systems LLC’s Emergency Response Assessment service is for customers that need immediate safeguarding help following a serious incident involving a machine or when a critical production process has been shut down. Customers can schedule a remote or onsite assessment appointment for the same or next business day… Continued

Portable wire feeder from Lincoln

The Lincoln Electric Co. introduced the LN-25X, a portable industrial wire feeder with CrossLinc and True Voltage Technology. Designed for construction, pipe, metal fabrication, shipbuilding and rental fleet applications, the feeder provides greater control with fewer cables to drastically reduce movement. It is designed with a variety of features to improve the welder’s experience, whether they’re in… Continued

Automatic Feed announces cassette levelers 

Automatic Feed Co.’s cassette levelers are designed for advanced and ultra-high-strength steel, tailor welded blanks, and surface critical steel and aluminum. In addition, they provide superior flatness for a range of material widths, thicknesses and yield strengths. The HSS model processes material thicknesses from 0.5 mm to 2.5 mm and up to 2 m wide. The HD-HSS… Continued

BLM Group enhances tube cutter

BLM Group USA announced the LT5 Lasertube is available with 2-kW fiber laser capability for faster processing speeds. The entry level automated laser tube cutter is suitable for small to medium-sized round tube applications up to 4.75 in. in diameter and can process mild steel, stainless steel, aluminum, copper, brass and galvanized materials. The machine is capable… Continued

Schuler presents networked press

Schuler’s redesigned MC 125 stamping press offers smart functions for medium-sized companies. Thanks to additional integrated sensors, the condition of the press can be fully monitored at all times. This ensures the productivity of the stamping machine and can prevent unplanned shutdowns. As for the mechanics, the sliding guide is now implemented via pre-stressed, play-free… Continued

Bunting Magnetics marks 60 years

Bunting Magnetics Co. celebrated its 60th anniversary as a company in August. Founded in 1959 by Walter F. Bunting in Chicago, the company remains family owned and operated. Walter’s son, Bob Bunting, serves as current president, and Bob’s son, Robert Bunting Jr., serves as general manager of the magnet materials division. Bunting has manufacturing and… Continued

Tooling U-SME offers workforce tips

Tooling U-SME issued a new report, “6 Ways to Build a Cohesive Multigenerational Workforce: Prepare for the Future, Now.” The report guides companies on leveraging the knowledge and skills of a workforce that includes five generations of workers. “Our new multigenerational report offers easy-to-adopt tips that will help manufacturers recruit, retain and train younger tech-savvy… Continued

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