IBAG North America (North Haven, CT) offers a converter for microline spindles that allows two spindles to operate simultaneously from one drive at speeds from 5,000 rpm to 100,000 rpm. The space-saving microspindle converter provides greater control of spindles using two interfaces to accommodate varying spindle speeds to suit a range of application requirements.
A front panel display shows speed, load, and effort messages. CW or CCW operation is selectable via the interface. Supply voltage is 230VAC, 50/60 Hz.
IBAG North America offers a full line of machine-tool high-speed spindles with complete repair and rebuilding services as well as vacuum workholding systems.
IBAG North America, 80 Republic Drive, North Haven, CT 06473, 203-407-0397, www.ibagnorthamerica.com.
Manufacturing Industry Invited to Take Reshoring Survey
AMT and the Reshoring Initiative will use the survey results to identify which processes, products and components face the most pressure from imports and which offer the biggest opportunities to reshore. Part of AMT’s “Rebuilding the Supply Chain” initiative, the survey is open to OEMs, job shops, technology suppliers and distributors through the end of February.
Year-Over-Year November U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 1.4%
While November’s $330.3 million represent a decrease of 13.3% from October, AMT’s president says it’s clear ‘the sector did not fare as poorly as originally predicted.’