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Open Gate Alarm System Reduces Accidents

The EdgeAlert alarm is easy to operate and can be installed on new or existing swing gates, slide gates, tilt gates or scissor gates.  It includes a 120 VAC plug-in power supply and can also be powered by four long-life alkaline “D” cell batteries.  A Single-Pole, Single-Throw 30V, 2A, 60W Relay Output is provided to connect to other alarms or safety controls.  A dual-channel processor system is self-monitoring and will display a “fault” signal if a sensor or wiring problem is detected.   
This patent-pending safety device from Wildeck helps reduce accidents and OSHA violations by warning workers when elevated mezzanine platform gates are inadvertently left open.

Automated VRC for Conveyor Systems

The XpressLift Automated VRC meets ANSI/ASME B20.1 Safety Standards for Conveyors and quickly transfers material weighing up to 75 lb at speeds up to 350 fpm up distances to 18 ft high. Local vertical and horizontal jog control and lift diagnostics simplify troubleshooting and preventative maintenance. 
This innovative design from Wildeck incorporates vertical lifting capability into automated material handling conveyor systems.

VMC Uses Fast Interpolation for High Speed Machining

The new EM Series of vertical machining centers is economically affordable, reliable and is backed by Chevalier's 30 years of top industry R&D.
EM1620L, EM2033L and the EM2040L vertical machining centers from Chevalier are engineered to achieve cost savings in large quantity machining with limited floor space.

Indoor Air Quality

Farr Gold Series® cartridge dust and fume collectors from Camfil Air Pollution Control offer improved filter access door hardware and an improved filter clamping system. 
A shop with good quality air is a more productive and healthy workplace. Here is some equipment that can help ensure your shop has cleaner air.

What’s New in Coordinate Measuring Machines

The Shapetracer 3D line scanner from Wenzel changes a coordinate machine into the ideal tool to record and handle point-clouds. Perfect for tool and die making, design model contruction and shops that need to record and work on surfaces and outlines of physical objects.
Here are some of the latest technologies that are bringing new capabilities to CMM applications.

The Future of Dimensional Inspection

The “absolute accuracy” of the MCT225 system guarantees measurement accuracy without time consuming comparative scans or reference measurements; samples are simply placed on a rotary table inside the enclosure and measured without the need for granite or touch probes inside the machine. 
Emerging production techniques like additive manufacturing produce small and highly complex components that cannot be inspected using touch probes or optical sensors. The fusion of metrology and X-ray computed tomography makes it possible to measure and analyze these components for porosity, among other issues, in a single non-destructive operation.

Tell Them What You Saw

The APS-438 Universal Air-Powered Saw from ESCO Tool is ideal for onsite pipe cutting, erection of piping systems, and pipe fabrication in shops.
A review of some of the newest sawing systems and related accessories now on the market.

Control Plant Safety Functions from a PC

You configure the virtual I/O in the usual manner in the software tool, PNOZmulti Configurator. Instead of wiring, you simply configure your safety circuit on a PC. 
The PNOZmulti 2 open configurable control system from Pilz can be used for stand-alone or modular expansion of multiple safety functions throughout the plant, on machine tools and other equipment.

Welding Automation

As a digital system, the HELIX M85 weld head from Lincoln Electric calculates and controls travel time, weld speed and other variables to reduce complicated setup work on the front end. The track ring can be installed or removed in seconds, and it also eliminates binding and compensates for work surface heat expansion.
Here are some of the new automation solutions that are helping shops make their welding operations more productive and profitable.

Grind It Out

The XCAVATOR ultra high removal grinding wheel from Walter Surface Technologies is ideal for the toughest, most demanding grinding jobs in metal fabrication, steel mills, mining, oil and gas, and shipbuilding.
Grinding represents a major part of shop costs. Take a look at the latest generation of flap discs, wheels, brushes and other tools that can help save time, reduce costs and improve the efficiency of your metal finishing operations.