May 24, 2017
A new range of Thulium doped fiber optic components from Coherent | Nufern enables construction of fiber lasers and oscillators operating at ~ 2 µm with higher output power than was previously possible, claims the company.
May 19, 2017
ESAB's Thermal Dynamics Cutmaster 50 is a handheld air plasma cutting system now available for purchase through traditional and online welding distributors. Cutmaster 60i weighs 37 lb and provides a rated output of 7.6 kW at 50 per cent duty cycle at 60A. It produces a recommended cut of 5/8 in., has a maximum sever thickness of 1-1/2 in., and provides the fastest cut speed at any thickness material for its class.
April 24, 2017
Gasparini has introduced self-aligning tool clamping without compressed air piping, AIC AirSlide pneumatic tool adapters for press brakes.
April 24, 2017
Saar-Hartmetall USA has announced that their line of handheld, electric and pneumatic beveling tools can produce a variety of radius bevel edges including 2 mm, 3 mm (1/8 in.), 4 mm, 6 mm (1/4 in.) and 8 mm (5/16 in.). This includes the SMA-E and SMA-P series of portable beveling tools.
April 13, 2017
Universal Robots has developed online training modules for collaborative robots to further lower the automation barrier. The hands-on modules are offered free of charge, open to all, and built to deliver hands-on learning via interactive simulations to maximize user engagement.
April 11, 2017
The new XPR300 is Hypertherm's most significant advance in mechanized plasma cutting technology ever, says the company.
April 6, 2017
A new, 1 kW (average power) pulsed fiber laser from Coherent|Rofin offers the highest beam quality currently available at this power level, thus enabling high throughput, precision ablation for a variety of industrial and solar applications, claims the company.
April 5, 2017
Flexsteel is a new high performance general purpose flab disc launched by Walter Surface Technologies.
March 22, 2017
Koike Aronson has introduced low-priced MD positioner and MD turning roll lines. These new machines are engineered and manufactured completely in the US.
March 10, 2017
Hougen has developed a new lighweight ultra low profile mag drill, HMD130, that is small enough to drill in places where even handhled electric drills can't go, yet has the power to cut holes up to 35 mm (1 3/8 in.) diameter to 25.4 mm (1 in.) thick.