North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event heads to the Las Vegas Convention Center on November 16-18 to provide a convenient ‘one stop shop’ venue for meeting with world-class suppliers, seeing the latest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing products and developments, and finding the tools you need to improve productivity, increase profits and discover new solutions to all of your needs. Here is some of the equipment that will be exhibited in the Forming & Fabricating pavilion:
Rotary Shear Accurately Cuts Plate at Maximum Line Speed
The Delta Rotary Shear from Delta Steel Technologies cuts plate fast, regardless of the thickness or yield, with high precision length and diagonal tolerances.
Advanced Band Saw Technology for Complex Cutting
The VCS-600 vertical contour band saw, SH-500M semi-automatic mitering horizontal pivot band saw, C-510MNC automatic mitering horizontal pivot band saw and AV2026NC automatic dual mitering vertical tilt frame band saw from Cosen are ideal for the most challenging work.
Open Software for 2D Cutting of Sheet Metal
With an open platform design, intuitive CAM software from Alma CAM enables external application plug-ins and development of quote creation for sheet metal, production scheduler, and more.
Custom Hydraulic Shears, Press Brakes, Presses
Hydraulic shears, hydraulic press brakes and C-frame presses from Betenbender are easy to operate, engineered for simplicity, and built in the U.S.
Splash Goggle/Face Shield Combo Does Not Fog
The Vader Combo vented splash goggle with integral face shield from Brass Knuckle is ideal for jobs with extreme temperature fluctuations or wet, moist conditions.
Rugged Three-Wheel Belt Grinder
The rugged Model 760 belt grinder from Burr King is ideal for processing metals, wood, composites, plastic, rubber, stone, fiberglass and other materials.
Convenient Clean Air Solution for Welding, Cutting and More
The DustHog PNP cartridge dust collector from CLARCOR combines high performance dust and fume collection with reduced installation and service time to save energy and operational costs.
Eliminate Difficult Tube Bender Programming
The Ercolina Super Bender Plus rotary draw tube and pipe bender from CML USA produces consistent quality bends in pipe, tube, squares, solids and other profiles in seconds.
Robotic Joining System with Automated Tool Changing
The SpotMeld robotic joining system from Coldwater Machine uses Refill Friction Stir Spot Welding technology to join aluminum, magnesium, non-ferrous and dissimilar sheet materials.
Versatile, Fully Hydraulic Four-Roll Plate Bending Systems
Ideal for both job shops and production facilities, 4R HS and 4R HSS Plate Bending Rolls from COLE-TUV will roll partial or full cylinders and can manufacture tanks when coupled with SDK-6 or SDK-8 Flanging Machines.
Strong C-Clamp Gets to Rated Load Fast
The newly redesigned 8 in C-Clamp from Dimide can reach its rated load of 5,000 lb in only seconds.
Accurate Sawing Solutions for All Applications
For a large variety of sawing needs, DoALL offers the semi-automatic DS-315SA General Purpose Dual Swivel StructurALL Series Band Saw, the semi-automatic Olympia TDC-400SA dual column metal cutting band saw, and the high production DC-1000CNC and DC-1400CNC Hercules horizontal CNC band saws.
Band Saw Blade Cuts Stainless, Tool Steels, Titanium Alloys, Nickel-Based Alloys
The new X-Series M51 Tooth Edge Microstructure for band saws from Eberle increases hardness and toughness values for increased productivity, longer blade life, lower cost per cut, and less downtime and blade changes.
Unison Ups Product Support Scope, Accessibility with ‘UltimateCare’
The rebranded service program facilitates selection of the right maintenance solutions, and also offers additional services such as CAD modellng, component prototyping and process optimization. Customers can choose services ala-carte or in tailored, bundled agreements.
Paperless Parts Launches Search Function to Expedite Quoting
Paperless Search, a digital search tool enhancing the quoting platform from Paperless Parts, provides easy access to all formats of historical data, and it’s available now to Paperless Parts customers.
In Development: New Laser System Creates Grease-Repellent Metal Surfaces
Funded by an EU grant, a European consortium is treating metal with high-power lasers that texture the surface with microscopic spikes that prevent grease and bacteria from sticking. Rough micro-topography acts like a bed of nails to stop dirt or liquid from attaching.