Month: March 2022

Hypertherm renames waterjet pumps


Hypertherm Inc. announced a new name for its HyPrecision and Echion waterjet pumps. The company is rebranding the intensifier-based pumps as DynaMax to unify the naming of its intensifier pumps. In addition to the new name, the systems will now begin with a number 3 or 5, depending on the performance, feature or technology of a particular model.… Continued

Lincoln Electric expands welder/generator line

Lincoln Electric

Lincoln Electric’s new Ranger 330MPXEFI welder/generator is compact, versatile and features a 330-amp Kohler 25-hp electronic fuel injection engine. The engine’s advanced design ensures quick and easy starts in cold weather with no choke required, improved fuel efficiency, reliable operation and optimal performance in high-altitude applications. Other features include engine-driven weld modes, CrossLinc technology and… Continued

Flow introduces long-life intensifier pump


Flow International Corp. announced its next generation of intensifier pump technology, the MotoJet X. The pump features easy access points with quick-remove side panels, an air-assisted lid, an automatic interior light and ultra-quiet operation with a sound deadening design. A status light is built directly into the lid handle, providing quick visibility as to the… Continued

BLM Group adds compact head to tube bender

BLM Group

BLM Group announced the availability of its Elect 40 all-electric tube bender with an elongated, compact head capable of executing shapes previously not possible with single-direction bending machines. The new bending head is reduced in height by 35 percent and increases the distance between the bending tool and the machine body. The increase in distance reduces the… Continued

New light curtains from Rockford Systems

Rockford Systems

Rockford Systems LLC unveiled Protector Series light curtains for safeguarding personnel near industrial machinery with the potential to cause injury. The light curtains feature bi-color alignment indicators, simplified resolution settings, automatic diagnostics, remote fixed blanking and can be interconnected in a cascading configuration. The can also provide for hassle-free installations that eliminate software, DIP switches and… Continued

Fanuc releases robot for heavy products


Fanuc America Corp. introduced the new M-1000iA robot capable of handling heavy products, including automotive components, construction materials and battery packs for electric vehicles. The robot’s serial link construction gives the robot a wider range of motion in every direction. It can extend its arm upright or rotate it backwards, which is not possible for… Continued

Cambrio updates nesting software


Cambrio updated its SigmaNest software suite to version 22. It features enhancements to all areas of the SigmaSuite product portfolio, including CAD/CAM nesting for router, bevel, punch and cut to length. The redesigned installer detects all existing products for upgrading. Programmers benefit from enhanced import capabilities for the latest native CAD formats, such as sketch… Continued

Wintriss’ new programmable limit switch


Wintriss Controls Group announced a new ProCamPac Pro programmable limit switch (PLS) for its SmartPac Pro press automation controller. The new PLS features five additional cam timing options that provide flexibility and functionality. A new Toggle Cam Output performs an asymmetrical toggle function, turning an output off or on for different stroke amounts. The output… Continued

New bending and cutting software from CI

CI BendSim

Cincinnati Inc. (CI) announced its new BendSim Pro and Nesting Pro software. Users can experience improved offline programming efficiency or the ready-to-run programs allow the shop to operate more productively with standardized operations and less manual setup. Users can make accurate simulations offline, cut and bend more precisely, and manage workflows more efficiently. BendSim Pro… Continued

AMADA introduces faster laser series


AMADA America Inc.’s Regius Series laser cutting system features a linear drive system that generates 5Gs of acceleration and reaches traverse speeds of 13,300 ipm. The system reduces the time required to process complex nests by 15 percent compared to previous models. The 6-, 9- and 12-kW laser cutters reflect this by utilizing the Laser… Continued

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