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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Fabricating Product News
December 14, 2016
Fabricating Product News
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North American Debut of Amada's
New Robotic Bending System
The HG 1303 Rm robotic-bending system from Amada, which made its North American debut at FABTECH in Las Vegas, was designed specifically for processing large parts that typically require two operators to safely handle, or are difficult to manage by a single operator. The HG 1303 servo-hydraulic press brake features an advanced crowning system in the lower beam, combined with an automatic bend-angle measurement system to ensure optimum accuracy. Continue Reading
Angled Flap Discs for Grinding
in Hard-to-Reach Places
Weiler Abrasives Group, Cresco, PA, has added a new angled flap disc to its Tiger lineup of coated abrasives, engineered to deliver aggressive grinding and long life, along with greater flexibility for grinding fillet welds, T-joints, hard-to-reach places, and for repair and rework. The discs prove ideal for grinding mild and stainless steels, aluminum alloys and other challenging materials without wearing prematurely. Continue Reading
Automate a Piranha Ironworker
TigerStop, Vancouver, WA, a manufacturer of automated stop/gauge and pusher systems, has introduced SawGear add-on automation equipment for Piranha ironworkers, designed to automate shearing and punching operations. Continue Reading
Nonferrous Circular Saw Proves Easy to Program
The new KMT model CT350A-NC-NM programmable, automatic, high-speed nonferrous circular saw is a non-mitering version of the company's model CT350A-NC saw. The operator digitally enters cut length, optimizing setup accuracy and eliminating the need to fine-tune after the initial cuts. For lengths longer than 20 in. (one stroke), the machine automatically does the math, eliminating the need to calculate the required number of feeds and kerf removal. Continue Reading
Production Automatic Sawing Machine
Blm Group USA, Wixom, MI, introduces the CM602 automatic CNC sawing machine, for cutting tube and bar to 4-in. dia. with blade speeds as high as 5000 rpm. Use the saw for cutting short and medium-length steel, copper, brass and aluminum tubes, as well as solid bars and custom profiles. Continue Reading
8- and 10-kW Fiber-Laser Cutting Machine
Bystronic introduces the ByStar Fiber laser-cutting machine, available with a 6-, 8-, or 10-kW power source, designed from the ground up to cut thick plate (to 1.18 in. with consistently high quality), as well as meet the demands of high-speed sheetmetal cutting. The triangular cutting-bridge design provides optimum rigidity and accuracy. Continue Reading

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See also: Plex Systems, Inc.