Month: September 2020

Grieve offers truck oven

Grieve Corp. offers a new 550-degree F truck oven customized from the standard TCH-550 model.  The oven is currently used for heat processing parts at the customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions measure 60 in. wide by 60 in. deep by 60 in. high. The truck oven has 6-in. insulated walls, aluminized steel interior and aluminized steel… Continued

Pacific Press launches brake press

Pacific Press Technologies released the Eco-Brake press brake as part of its Eco-Series of machinery. The robust combination of the interlocking frame, remote access capability and mobile monitoring, LED lighting, multi-axis backgauges and multiple safety features, as well as commercially available hydraulics, offer fabricators a high-tech, powerful press brake that is built to stand up… Continued

Yaskawa Motoman releases robots for small parts

Yaskawa Motoman’s SG-series Scara robots are for small parts processing. Available in two compact models, the horizontally articulated SG400 and SG650 robots are well-suited for assembly and sorting, as well as multi-process systems requiring pick-and-place capability. Featuring a high work envelope-to-mounting surface ratio, each model can be integrated with existing robotic automation and readily redeployed. … Continued

Kasto introduces plate handler

Kasto added a new plate handler for safe, user-friendly unpacking and storage of sheet metal stacks. The device significantly reduces the amount of manual handling required for heavy plates. It not only saves time but also helps prevent accidents and injuries. The plate handler consists of a drum-shaped turning device with a support table that… Continued

Prima Power Laserdyne introduces AM machine

Prima Power Laserdyne’s Laserdyne 811 is a hybrid additive manufacturing machine that combines directed energy deposition (DED) additive manufacturing, welding, drilling and cutting capabilities. The combination of workstation, controller and laser in one machine offers a cost-effective, high-speed, reliable solution for low-and high-throughput manufacturing that takes full advantage of fiber laser technology. The working envelope is… Continued

Destaco develops manual swing clamps

Destaco released manual swing clamps for fixture building/testing, welding and assembly operations in the industrial, aerospace and automotive markets. The clamps combine the best features of existing pneumatic swing clamp and straight line action clamp products to fashion a new, manually actuated solution for workholding applications. They feature an enclosed cam track and can clamp… Continued

Abicor Binzel adds fume extraction

Abicor Binzel introduced the xFume Advanced, which is a portable fume extraction vacuum system capable of supporting up to two manual welding stations. The system is equipped with two Histec PTFE filters, which capture 99.5 percent of dust greater than 0.1 micron, and have an automatic cleaning function to increase filter life. Features, such as… Continued

ABB releases robotic visualizing

ABB Robotics’ RobotStudio AR augmented reality viewer provides a way of visualizing where and how robotic automation can fit into a process using a smartphone or tablet. The new viewer has been added to the PC-based RobotStudio offline programming software. The viewer app can be used to test any model created in RobotStudio, enabling users… Continued

Koike offers laser cutting machine

Koike Aronson Ransome released the FiberPro CNC fiber laser cutting machine. The laser cutter offers robust capabilities at a competitive price, with Flashcut Pro Controller software that efficiently cuts materials like brass, copper, stainless steel, mild steel and aluminum. For precise and consistent cuts, the machine comes standard with a Precitec cutting head, as well… Continued

SigmaTek integrates business systems suite

SigmaTek Systems added its Business Systems Suite alongside the SigmaNest product portfolio in Version 20, Service Pack 2 (SP2). This latest release brings fabrication optimization and data management features inside one familiar user interface. As the core of the business system products, SigmaMRP provides single-source job management throughout manufacturing, from quotation to delivery and invoicing.… Continued

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