Cor-Met QWP TIG rodClick image to enlarge

Cor-Met says its new QWP Flux Coated TIG rod eliminates the need for purging or backing in a one step process. 

The QWP Flux Coated TIG rod produces a slag on the inside of a pipe that will protect the weld from oxidation. It is now available in almost all grades of stainless, chrome-moly, and nickel base alloys. The 20” TIG rod is available in 3/32” and 1/8” diameters. 

Full five axis vertical machining centre

Makino will be demonstrating its latest full five axis machine solution, the DA300 vertical machining centre, at this year’s IMTS in booth #S-338700.

Effective welding of plate with surface contaminants

Select-SAI Inc. has introduced a flux cored, gas-shielded electrode that is specifically designed for the welding of structural plate with surface contaminants, such as rust and weldable primers.

End mills for machining turbine and bladed components

Emuge Corp. has introduced a new line of end mills featuring geometry designed specifically for the high performance machining of turbine and bladed components.

"Extreme" plasma cutting

Koike Aronson Inc./Ransome's new Monograph Extreme CNC plasma cutter features a unitized downdraft table with a compact perimeter to minimize its footprint and a deep design to maximize fume extraction.

Weld inspection with Class 2 laser

Xiris Automation Inc.’s WI-2000 weld inspection system for tube and pipe manufacturing now incorporates a Class 2 laser.

Water cooled MIG gun

Tweco, an ESAB brand, has introduced the Fusion Pro 450 water cooled MIG gun.

Mini toolholder with 30,000 to 75,000 rpm speeds

WTO's new CoolSpeed, available in Canada from Mittmann, is a mini toolholder with rotation speeds from 30,000 to 75,000 rpm for high speed machining applications.

Machitech Automation's pipe cutter system

Machitech Automation's pipe cutter system is designed with an automatic chuck system and an automatic clamp and unclamp design to eliminate pipe walk and slippage. All axes use digital AC servo technology. For easy pipe loading and self centering, the machine is built with motorized infeed conveyors with hourglass rollers.

An optional five axis contour beveling unit is available for weld prep, branch cut-outs, saddles and mitre. For flat sheet cutting, the system features an auxilliary 1.2 x 2.4 m (4 x 8 ft) cutting table. Machitech's systems are built using Hypertherm automation products including CNC, plasma and software.

  

New machining centre series

Quickmill has launched a new series of gantry style machining centres called the Annihilator Series. 

Turning-milling machines

The Focus CNC turning-milling machines Linear Way series from Heinman Machinery are offered in several models, including the multi-functional FNL-220LSY series multi-axis lathe designed with a 30° slant bed, rigid linear way structure and a programmable tailstock.

Multi-functional machining

EMAG has introduced a multi-functional machining centre for drive components.

UV laser marking

TRUMPF has introduced the new TruMark 6350 laser with improvements in design and performance compared to prior versions of the UV marking laser.

Machining cell for low mix, medium to high volume parts

The Twin RoboDrill JobShop Cell available from Methods Machine Tools features two FANUC D21 RoboDrill vertical machining centres serviced by a single, articulating FANUC LR Mate 200iD robot.

Improved electric stroke control for ironworkers

Scotchman Industries has announced that its new 50514-EC & 5014-ET 50-ton hydraulic ironworker now comes standard with a new, improved electric stroke control to enhance precision.

Portable pipe beveller enhances weld integrity

A portable pipe milling machine that sets up fast and provides precise, perfectly square bevels on either torched off or rough cut pipe for better weld integrity is available from Esco Tool of Holliston, Massachusetts.

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