Powered by a servo drive instead of a flywheel, Karl Klink’s RT-HLKK1000 ball cage punching machine improves cut quality by increasing cutting speed. Two die stations and streamlined retooling process also help shorten cycle times from 10 to 7 seconds.
April 2021 Issue
2021 Annual Buyer's Guide & Product Showcase: Welcome to our annual Buyer's Guide and Product Showcase! This special time management tool provides in-depth sources of quick-reference information for buyers. We hope this issue helps you to research, plan and execute some of your most successful strategic investments over the coming year.
Sunrise Ironworkers’ U.S. distributor now warranties ironworkers and punching machine parts to three years and one year on labor.
The manufacturing economy continued its recovery in March, according to Institute for Supply Management’s March 2021 ‘Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.’ Backlogs are growing, as are raw materials inventories and exports and imports.
Totaling $377.6 million, February’s latest orders represent a 32.2% increase year over year, according to AMT’s report. Oil and gas surprised with an uptick, and medical equipment’s rise likely resulted from hospitals catching up on elective procedures.
A Connecticut-based manufacturer has installed a Lucifer 7GT-H19 for heat treating in a nitrogen-based atmosphere. The energy-efficient unit heats to 2100 F is regulated by a Honeywell digital controller.
A new Fastems automation guide and webinar demonstrate how to overcome the six main production bottlenecks and eliminate underutilization in any shop. Fastems reveals how to make production planning and execution intelligent, automate hardware to work stably 24/7, and make processes reproducible.
“The Job Shop’s Guide to Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms” is a free e-book from Paperless Parts created to make U.S. manufacturers aware of TAAF benefits that help them compete better in a market saturated with foreign imports … and walks you through the funding process.
AAG Tailored Cutting Solutions – AXYZ, WARDJet and CNCShop – is celebrating 30 years in business, and customers get the gifts. It all began in 1991 when two friends started doing router repair work.
The American Welding Society launches “Take the Torch” initiative to attract millennials and Gen Z into the welding community.