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Strong Hand Tools’ Gas Grabber enables one person to safely and easily lift a heavy gas canister onto the company’s wheeled cart. Plasma cutting tray attaches to the Rhino Cart for greater versatility in mobile or stationary cutting, welding, and fabrication.
The company adds to its award-winning Co-act (collaborative actuator) gripper line with the EGH, which provides a stroke length of 3.15 in (80 mm) and 100 newtons of clamping force. The EGH 80 is designed for Universal Robots products, but Schunk will expand to include other robot manufacturers.
Schunk’s Kontec KSX-C power-assisted vise with continuously variable force adjustment ensures a secure hold event with minimal clamping surfaces. Fully encased spindle, drawbar extensions, and large jaw range enable the vise to adapt quickly and easily to any new requirement.
The two-section ReadyRest Arm Rest, multi-function Deluxe MIG Pliers and a Plasma Cutting Tray attachment from Strong Hand Tools enable greater weld control, reduced fatigue and higher productivity in cutting, clamping, fixturing and welding on a single workstation.
Ready Rest torch, grinder, wrist, and arm rests from Strong Hand Tools increase work efficiency, reduce wrist fatigue, enable freedom of movement, prevent torch damage and more.
The $205.6 million in orders during February were down 4.4 percent from the previous month.
Shawn Luschei is vice president of sales and marketing, Dale Anderson is inside sales manager, and Ryosuke Yatsunami is business development manager.
Matt Steele now directs sales of tooling and workholding systems to end users and sales channels in the Midwest.
They have earned a certificate of safety for their outstanding safety performance record in 2017.
Mike Roberts now manages sales and support in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas, with a focus on oil and gas workholding.
Mike Johnston now manages workholding sales and service in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana.
Kitagawa North-Tech provides turnkey systems for machine shops that face productivity challenges or specific machining problems in their vertical, horizontal, multi-axis prismatic milling and turning, forging and casting operations.
Amid Challenges, Majority of Metalformers Predict Little Change in Economic Activity
U.S and Canadian incoming orders expected to remain steady, according to the latest barometer reading from the Precision Metalforming Association.
U.S. Manufacturing Grows in September –– PMI Dips 0.6% to 55.4
The Institute for Supply Management reports that among the six biggest industries, food, beverage & tobacco remains the best-performing sector, with fabricated metal and chemical products growing strongly.