Industry News

Ipsen Builds Large Vertical Vacuum Furnace for PMF Industries

This MetalMaster vacuum furnace will be used manufacture stainless steel, flowformed products for the aerospace industry. It has a 48 in x 84 in all-graphite hot zone with a 6,000 lb load capacity and utilizes gas cooling to 2 bar, absolute pressure and operates at temperatures of 1,000 deg F to 2,400 deg F. 
This MetalMaster vacuum heat treatment system will be used to manufacture stainless steel, flowformed products for the aerospace industry. 

Welding Product Showcase

With its defined heat input, microMIG from SKS Welding Systems reduces distortion significantly: with MAG processes, it is higher by 35 percent to 50 percent.
A technical catalog of welding technologies that can increase welder productivity, reduce operating costs and improve part quality.

New 2013–2014 Rex-Cut Catalog

Rex-Cut introduces a 2013-2014 Time Saving Solutions Catalog
The Rex-Cut® 2013-2014 Time Saving Solutions Catalog features a wide range of non-woven cotton fiber abrasives.

Updated QUICK-STEP System to Result in Uniform Finishes with Every Usage

Walter Quick-Step in action
Walter Surface Technologies significantly upgraded its QUICK-STEP Line of Surface Finishing and Polishing Products for 2014

Back to Basics: How Air Gaging Works

Air gaging technology is continually improving as computer technology continues to evolve.  These systems can range from simple desktop readouts to full SPC computers with contour scanning capabilities.  As manufacturing requirements continue to become more complex, air gaging technology evolves to meet the demand.  For these reasons, air gaging will remain a viable measuring solution for generations to come.
Air gaging technology has its roots back over 70 years and is today a viable and highly reliable method for many applications in industries where a high volume of parts is produced or where the precision of hard-to-access dimensions makes other measuring techniques impossible.

Maintenance Product Showcase

The FANUC 30i/31i/32i-MODEL B CNC offers innovative CNC predictive and preventative maintenance tools for motors and fans that allow a shop maintenance staff to pre-plan servicing of a machine during scheduled downtime rather than when a machine has failed. 
Some of the latest maintenance tools, equipment and software that will improve the backbone of any metal fabrication shop.

Safety Profiles

Detailed information about specific companies, their products, and product applications.

Conveyor Technology for Material Handling Builders, System Integrators, Users

Siemens brings a full complement of solutions and services with its value proposition to the 
North American conveyor sector of the material handling industry.  
Siemens Industry offers an integrated drive system with Siemens motion control and drives products, along with communication protocols, that spans the range of drives, motors, gear motors and automation technology, plus machine safety, power supply and circuit protection.
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Events Calendar
April 16 - 18, 2014
Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Center) -- Tokyo, Japan
April 30 - May 2, 2014
Lexington Center -- Lexington, KY
April 30 - May 2, 2014
Mazak Corporation -- Florence, KY
May 5 - 8, 2014
Mandalay Bay Convention Center -- Las Vegas, NV
May 5 - 8, 2014
Indiana Convention Center -- Indianapolis, IN