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Waterjet Technology Improves Productivity

OMAX offers OMAX 80X and MAXIEM 1515 JetMachining Centers and the Intelli-MAX Software Suite.

Flexible Enclosure Welding

These new enclosures use advanced engineering polymers that are ideal for controlling particulate contamination in aerospace, automotive, biochemical, medical, food and beverage, semiconductor and nuclear welding applications.

All Over the Mapp

The next step in the Internet of Things is here. These robots and the machine tools they tend can use a single controller for automated interaction instead of separate units operated by different kinds of software that must communicate through a fieldbus. Now the same control system can manage both the machines and the robots of an automated plant.

One Source Fabrication Solutions

Mate showcases their new SuperMax tool coating, CleanBend Forming Technology, “Bevel Tang Style” Press Brake Tooling and 1 Micron Optics for fiber lasers.

Eliminating Defective Fasteners with 3D Inspection

As lightweight materials sweep the industry, fastener manufacturers have discovered how to overcome the problems of achieving zero defects through 100 percent inspection.

How HVLS Fans and Curtain Walls Improve Indoor Air Quality

The containment of dust and other air particulates generated by cutting, grinding and welding is one of the biggest quality and safety challenges in the metalworking industry. Problems caused by in-plant dust/particulates are a dangerous issue to ignore, so here are two cost effective ways to address them.

Curtains for Machine Guarding

Expandable REAR-GUARD perimeter guarding from North American Safety Products provides ideal barriers for welding and machine tool operations.

Sawing and Storage Technology for Metalworking Shops

KASTO features new, fully automated KASTOwin bandsaws and the UNITOWER tower storage system.