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Tormach's RapidTurn CNC chucker lathe attachment designed for use with their PCNC 1100 or PCNC 770 mills.
With Tormach's RapidTurn, parts can be securely positioned in 15 deg increments for secondary work with the PCNC’s primary spindle, making it ideal for cutting wrench flats or drilling cross holes on turned parts without additional setups.

Largest Orbital Wrapping Packaging Machine Unveiled

Proud Tab Industries employees  as they are about to deliver the company's largest machine ever.  Although this custom TAB Wrapper Tornado stands more than 11 ft tall they delivered the wrapping machine fully assembled and ready to plug in and operate.
The custom built TAB Wrapper Tornado features a wrapping ring that spans 115 in diameter to wrap palletized loads as large as 8 ft tall by 50 in wide.

U.S. Machine Tool Orders Down Slightly

Orders were down just 1.4 percent compared to April, this could indicate that the overall order decline is slowing.

High Speed Door for Safe, Fast Cycle Times in Clean Rooms

The LiteSpeed Clean door can maintain room-to-room pressure differentials of up to 0.2 InWC with its tight seal. Its roll-up design translates into a peak operating speed of 65 in per second and a smaller physical footprint.
Made from a tough PVC vinyl curtain, the LiteSpeed Clean high speed door from Rite Hite has a tapered design that uses non-exposed fasteners, making it more resistant to collecting dust than flat surfaces and easier to clean.

Automated Inspection of Translucent, Punched, Turned, Formed and Laser Cut Parts

The O-Select measuring system automatically detects the location of the part; manual alignment is no longer required. The system is automated during the generation of measuring programs and the measurement itself. Measurements are initiated at the push of a button: the operator places the workpiece in the measuring field and launches the program. Within seconds, the camera captures the contours, analyzes all characteristics and documents them in PiWeb quality data management software. (Photo courtesy of Zeiss Industrial Metrology)
The O-Select optical measuring system from Zeiss is ideal for checking the dimensional accuracy of distances, radii or angles in punched, turned and formed parts, injection molded parts, and laser cut parts.

Heavy-Duty Magnetic Drill is Easily Portable to Jobsite

The two-speed MABasic 450 portable magnetic drill cuts holes up to 1-5/8 in diameter with annular cutters in structural steel and other metals. This heavy-duty workhorse has a 10.5 amp/110 V double-insulated motor and a no-load speed of 250 rpm and 450 rpm.  It is equipped with an internal lubrication system that increases the life of annular cutters by reducing friction and wear.
The compact, lightweight MABasic 450 drill from CS Unitec is an ideal hole-cutting solution for steel fabricators, contractors and maintenance operations.

How to Increase Sensor Life on Weld Purge Monitors

HFT's PurgEye 100 Weld Purge Monitor has a clear, easy to read LCD screen, which also shows a low battery indicator. When the monitor is not in use an automatic sleep mode activates to conserve battery life.
Replacement sensors for the PurgEye 100 Weld Purge Monitor from HFT are kept sealed in an inert environment until they are opened for use to significantly raise their lifespan.

Flap Discs for Chamfering, Deburring, Contour Grinding and Ornamental Iron Fabrication

POLIFAN-CURVE flap discs from PFERD produce superior results in contour grinding, removing material faster than bonded wheels, and leaving a smooth finish for easy visual inspection.
POLIFAN CURVE flap discs from PFERD remove weld seams and slag, leaving a smooth finish for easy identification of cracks, inclusions, and porosity in the fillet during weld inspections.

Fully Automated 3D Fiber Laser Tube Cutting System

The LT8.10 tube processing system is ideal for cutting highly reflective materials such as brass, copper and aluminum, and can process round, square, rectangle, flat oval and D-shaped tubes, as well as open profiles such as C- and U-shaped channel bar. Its new, exclusive ‘Tube Cutter’ 3D cutting head is perfect for tilt cutting of thick-walled steel, in tubes, and in open profiles and contours.
The flexible 3 kW LT8.10 fiber laser tube cutting machine from BLM performs extremely precise laser cutting on a variety of materials for tube diameters up to 9.5 in.

CAD for CAM Design Tools

Mastercam X9 Design uses powerful modeling tools that include 3D surfacing and solids, hole-filling, direct editing without a solids history, geometry repair, and much more to streamline and simplify modeling and editing geometry. It also supports advanced geometry creation, including NURBS curves and surfaces, 2D and 3D associative dimensioning, surface extension, blending, trimming, splitting, variable filleting, solid modeling and hybrid modeling to complete  jobs quicker and more efficiently.
Mastercam X9 Design offers a suite of shop-tested design tools that get parts on and off the machine as quickly as possible.