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New Robot Control Boasts Flexibility, Reliability
ABB has launched OmniCore digital robot controllers, designed for maximum performance and reliability during 24/7 rapid-cycle-time factory operations. The controllers' high path accuracy increases throughput and decreases cycle times, according to company officials. Continue Reading
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Amada Mfg. and Tech. Center Coming to NC
With a ceremonial groundbreaking on June 20 in High Point, NC, Amada America, Inc. ushered in the construction phase for its High Point Technical Center and Manufacturing Center, with an expected opening in 2020. Continue Reading
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Expanded Line of Plasma-Cutting Machines
Park Industries has expanded its line of Kano HD CNC plasma-cutting machines. A variety of cutting table styles and sizes are available, including 6-, 8- and 10-ft. widths, and 12- and 24-ft. lengths. Continue Reading
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Alluvial Garnet Abrasives for Waterjet Cutting, Surface Prep
Barton International introduces its Alltek line of high-performance alluvial garnet abrasives for waterjet cutting and surface preparation. The line includes the HPA brand and is made from alluvial garnet globally sourced and processed to Barton's standards. Continue Reading
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New Sensing Surface on Inductive Sensors for Welding
With weld-spatter burnthrough a constant challenge with inductive sensors in automated welding applications, Balluff has announced the new BES R01 series of inductive flatpack sensors. Continue Reading
Premium Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet
Lincoln Electric has launched Born To Weld, a new helmet in its Viking 3350 series. The helmet features artwork that starts with military camouflage and overlays it with various welding references. Continue Reading
Small-Footprint Automated Ship Profiler
The new UPC 450 ship profiler, available through HGG Profiling Equipment, reportedly increases cutting and pre-fabrication productivity by eliminating the need to cut ship stiffeners and spools by hand. The machine combines ship-stiffener cutting and 3D-profile cutting with optional tube cutting, and its small footprint saves floor space. Continue Reading
On-Demand Manufacturing: Xometry Acquires MakeTime
Xometry has acquired MakeTime, bringing together two on-demand-manufacturing platforms. The combined company will operate under the Xometry brand name with offices in Maryland and Kentucky. Drura Parrish, MakeTime founder and CEO, will join Xometry as executive vice president for platform. Continue Reading

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