Tormach Inc. (Waunakee, WI) adds the 1300PL to its CNC equipment lineup. The plasma cutting table accommodates 4-foot-by-4-foot sheets of metal up to 1 inch thick. Closed-loop servo motors and rack-and-pinion drive ensure reliable accuracy when cutting 1,000 inches per minute (IPM).
Delivered liftgate-ready, the machine can come with everything but a torch (Tormach recommends Hypertherm) for a starting price of about $14,000. Systems that include a torch include digital height control and a magnetic breakaway safety feature with collision detection, and start at $17,150.
User-friendly Tormach PathPilot control software includes material picker feeds and speeds and allows direct DXF import. Modular electrical system features fully replaceable control cables; integrated water table mounted on sliding rails is ideal for cutting larger parts.
X axis travels 50 inches, Y axis travels 51.5 inches, and Z axis travels 3.9 inches.
Lucifer Builds Custom Dual-Chamber Furnace
A Midwest company has put a new Red Devil unit into service to heat treat steel parts in-house. Cost effective and customized with safety features, the RD8-KHE18 furnace offers space-saving working dimensions of 12 x 14 x 18 inches in both chambers.
Smart Visual Inspection Technology Meets Metrology Products
A new Mitutoyo-Kitov agreement will lead to the integration of Kitov technologies in Mituoyo’s metrology solutions. Look for future development of more solutions to come from the new partners as they combine Mitutoyo’s measurement technologies with Kitov’s planning and inspection technologies.
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.