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June 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Fabricating Product News
June 21, 2017
Fabricating Product News
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Compact, Mechanized Welding Carriage
Koike Aronson, a manufacturer of metal-cutting and positioning equipment, has introduced the Wel-Handy Mini Strong compact, mechanized welding carriage. The machine, a smaller version of the firm's Wel-Handy Multi welding carriage, performs mechanized fillet-joint welding without the need for a track. Continue Reading
Ambient Air-Quality System
Eliminates Expensive Ductwork
Ambient air filtration just got a little easier, thanks to the new RoboVent Vista360 ductless, ceiling-mounted dust collector. The unit combines the power and effectiveness of a traditional push-pull dust-collection system with the ease and flexibility of a stand-alone collector. Continue Reading
Laser-Welding System
Welds Metals and Plastics
Amada Miyachi America Inc., a manufacturer of resistance-welding, laser-welding, marking, cutting, and micro-machining equipment and systems, has updated its LMWS pulsed fiber laser-welding system, a configurable, compact unit designed for lean manufacturing. The system features a versatile high-power, high-speed laser, available in 20 to 70-W models, for welding of metals and plastics. Continue Reading
Robot Creates Consistent Finish
in Coating Applications
The fast, six-axis MPX3500 robot from Yaskawa Motoman is designed to create a smooth, consistent finish in painting and coating applications. Its flexible, compact design (2700-mm horizontal reach and ±0.15-mm repeatability) makes the robot perfect for painting parts of nearly any size and shape, including recessed, curved or contoured surfaces. Continue Reading
Lightweight Aluminum-Rail Jib Cranes
Engineered Material Handling (EMH), Valley City, OH, has introduced the AL Systems line of articulating aluminum-rail jib cranes (250 and 500 lb.), with spans as long as 15 ft. The cranes prove ideal for working underneath bridge cranes, in areas serving multiple workstations, for outdoor loading docks and in machining and assembly areas where several jib cranes might overlap, providing extensive coverage. Continue Reading
Waterjet Cutting for the Value-Minded
At EMO Hannover 2017, scheduled for September 18-23, Omax will showcase its newly released GlobalMAX 1530 abrasive-waterjet system, "created to extend our waterjet engineering and manufacturing technology base to more customers," says Stephen Bruner, Omax vice president of marketing. "The value-oriented product line features our proven direct-drive pump technology, easy-to-use software and innovative drive technology." Continue Reading

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See also: Exair Corp, Osborn International, Dynatect Manufacturing Co., Inc., ANSYS, Inc.