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Filter Technology selected to design, engineer, and supply a central carbide filtration system.
New oil shear brake technology from Force Control Industries eliminates crane downtime and maintenance for this high volume anodizer.
Built upon the proven oil shear technology, the innovative design of the MagnaShear™ Motor Brake from Force Control Industries is ideal for use on cranes, hoists, winches and other overhead material handling applications because it lasts longer than conventional brakes, and requires virtually no maintenance.
While the idea of sustainability is becoming better defined and understood, many manufacturers are still not taking the necessary steps to implement newer proven technologies that foster sustainability. Why?
This case study explains how Chemtool formulated a novel metalworking fluid with Dow Chemical to clean up the cast iron machining operations of a Midwest machine shop.
Because they affect both machining precision and the service life of the metalworking fluid, slideway lubricants are integral to the productivity of modern machine shops. Here are some tips from Mobil Industrial Lubricants on selecting the correct slideway lubricants for your application.
Even though a machine tool spindle is a high-precision machine component, more often than not it is handled carelessly, forced to perform well beyond design limitations, or otherwise abused to the breaking point. Ed Zitney of SKF Machine Tool Services shows how proper care and maintenance can make all the difference in both its operation and longevity in service.
Guest columnists Thomas Lavoie and Carl Jean of Greenerd Press & Machine Company explain how, by knowing when a hydraulic press is running well or is in need of attention, and by consistently conducting preventative maintenance, the lifespan of a press can be significantly increased to maximize your investment.
HGG Appoints Brandon Welch to Position of Western Sales Manager
HGG Profiling Equipment Inc. (Houston, TX) has appointed Brandon Welch to be western states sales manager with responsibility for 1) sales of new machinery and 2) service and support of HGG customers west of the Mississippi.
Winners of Welding Competition at Wisconsin Manufacturing & Technology Show
Three welding students won scholarships at the Wisconsin Manufacturing & Technology Show (WIMTS), which was held Oct. 5-7 at Wisconsin State Fair Park.