Month: March 2021

Lincoln Electric’s new engine driven welder/generator

Lincoln Electric offers the Vantage 441X diesel engine driven welder/generator for jobsite welding. Equipped with a 41-hp Perkins diesel engine, the welder/generator provides IEC-rated 400-amp, 100-percetn duty cycle DC welding output. The fuel-efficient, Tier 4 Final engine can run heavier electrodes and arc gouge carbons with good cold weather and high-altitude operation. The rugged design provides… Continued

Companies collaborate on robotic deburring cell

RoboDK, DIY-Robotics and ATI Industrial Automation partnered on a plug-and-play Robotic Deburring Cell that can be deployed quickly. The solution is based around a pre-engineered robotic cell from DIY-Robotics. ATI provides the cell’s deburring tool, which accounts for variations in part and feature location through its compliant tip and can be used for a range of… Continued

Wintriss introduces new die protection features

Wintriss Controls Group offers new and enhanced die protection features on the SmartPac Pro press automation controller. Highlights include a new customizable green sensor type called Green Flex. This versatile cyclic sensor monitoring type now allows for specification of the required state of the sensor at the start and end of the ready window. The… Continued

Hypertherm updates tube and pipe software

Hypertherm updated its Rotary Tube Pro 3 tube and pipe cutting software for machines with a rotary axis. New features and enhancements include Common line cutting, which allows operators to cut two or more parts so that they share at least one common line with one another. This provides greater material utilization and better consumable life.… Continued

ABB launches next-generation cobots

ABB Robotics released GoFa and Swifti cobot families that are intuitively designed so users need not rely on in-house programming specialists. Customers able to operate the cobot within minutes of installation, straight out of the box, with no specialized training. They are engineered to assist workers with tasks including material handling, machine tending​, component assembly​… Continued

Coe Press releases combination straightener/reel

Coe Press Equipment’s new coil straightener and reel combination is for stampers and roll formers processing light gauge materials. Combining unwinding and straightening in a single machine, the system can be paired with a ServoMaster 1 or 2 servo roll feed to deliver a complete press feeding line. The system can process MCRS, aluminum and stainless… Continued

Cincinnati expands Nascar sponsorship

Cincinnati Inc. expanded its Nascar program to become a primary sponsor of the No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for two races and be featured as full-time associate sponsor of the team. “We are very happy to announce the expansion of our Nascar program in 2021,” said Tim Warning, president and CEO of Cincinnati Inc.… Continued

Bilsing’s tooling for Schuler press installation

Bilsing Automation recently supplied all the tooling and storage carts for a new Schuler PXL stamping press installation at an automotive OEM facility in South America. The multi-station stamping line features 18 dies and nine crossbar robots. Bilsing supplied the tooling for transferring parts between stamping stations; this included more than 324 grippers and more… Continued

Veo Robotics names Calvary Robotics integrator partner

Veo Robotics Inc. partnered with Calvary Robotics as its initial certified systems integrator partner. Calvary will include Veo’s FreeMove, a comprehensive 3-D safeguarding solution that turns standard industrial robots into collaborative machines that work safely with humans, as part of its solution offering. “We are thrilled to partner with Calvary Robotics as our first certified systems… Continued

Welding award nominations open

Through April 30, the Welding Equipment Manufacturers Committee (WEMCO), in partnership with the American Welding Society Foundation, is accepting nominations for the 2021 Excellence in Welding Awards. These awards recognize individuals, organizations and educators who have gone above and beyond to promote welding and the skilled trades industries. Membership is not required; all welding industry… Continued

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