In Booth A4842, LISSMAC Corporation (Waterford, NY) will be showcasing their Deslag Line for chipping, grinding, and edge rounding heavy plate up to 4.75 in. This system has gained popularity for metal service centers. The line will consist of two machines and a motorized conveyor. The D2 1500 that has Power Pin Belts on the top and bottom of the machine that will chip away the slag formed from plasma or oxy-fuel cutting systems. When the part is finished in the D2 1500, a motorized conveyor will transfer the part to the G2S2 1500, which is equipped with four belts on the top and bottom of the machine. The first two belts on the top and bottom are grinding belts that complete a final grind of any slag left on the part. The second set of belts on the top and bottom are sand block belts to round edges on the part.
Snow Wins Resistance Welding Award
Tom Snow, chairman of T. J. Snow Co. (Chattanooga, TN) was recognized with the Elihu Thomson Resistance Welding Award at Fabtech 2021, held in Chicago in September.
Hexagon to Build Ecosystem to Help Overcome Challenges in Additive Manufacturing
Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has announced its plan to build a flexible, open additive manufacturing (AM) ecosystem to help overcome complexities in 3D-printing processes and to support customers in building their product development and manufacturing workflows.
GE Additive and Wichita State Team Up to Help Adoption of Metal Additive Manufacturing by DoD
GE Additive and Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding as the cornerstone of a new, collaborative effort aimed at supporting the U.S. Department of Defense‘s accelerated adoption of metal additive manufacturing technology.