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October 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Fabricating Product News
October 18, 2017
Fabricating Product News
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Abrasive Waterjet-Cutting Machines
At FABTECH, Omax will showcase its GlobalMax abrasive waterjet-cutting machines for cutting virtually any material. The line features direct-drive pump technology, user-friendly software and motion-control technology. Continue Reading
FABTECH: Tech Trio to Highlight Customized Production
Trumpf Inc. will showcase its machinery, automation solutions and supporting technologies at FABTECH in three themed areas: Forming and Fabricating Pavilion, Tube & Pipe Pavilion, and 3D and Additive Manufacturing Pavilion. Continue Reading
Entry-Level Automated-Bending Machine
The Multibend-Center Eco from Ras Systems is a cost-effective, entry-level solution for automated bending of panels and boxes and will be on display at FABTECH. In addition, Ras will show its UpDownCenter, a semiautomated, bidirectional folder with tool changer and the Ras XLTbend, also a bidirectional folder. Continue Reading
Laser-Cutting System Features New Control and Drive System
Mazak will show its OptiPlex 4020 Fiber III 8-kW laser-cutting system at FABTECH. Features include the PreviewG Control 19-in. LCD touchscreen for high-response and high-speed machine motion, and a high-performance digital-drive package. Continue Reading
Smart-Factory Fab. Technology

LVD Strippit will use FABTECH to spotlight its Industry 4.0-ready products. These include:

  • 8-kW Electra 3015 fiber laser cuts ferrous and non-ferrous materials as fast as the thermal process allows.
  • TL 2665-FL tube laser cutting machine processes round, rectangular, square or other standard tube profiles in a range of materials and at optimal speeds using a 2-kW fiber laser. It handles tube lengths to 26 ft. Continue Reading
Precision Metal-Cutting/Finishing Tools and App
At FABTECH, Pferd, Inc. will present products from its line of metal-cutting and finishing products, including files, burs, brushes, grinding and cutting wheels, and power tools. Visitors will be able to experience product demonstrations, interactive displays and activities relating to the company's PferdValue initiative, which focuses on products designed to increase labor efficiency, operator health and safety, and process optimization. Continue Reading
Steerable Trackless Cart
Atlas Technologies will use FABTECH to show its steerable trackless cart designed for 360-deg. maneuverability. Equipped with hydraulic or electric motor drives and polyurethane wheels, the cart is designed for load capacities to 55 tons. Continue Reading
Suction Cups for Oily and Wet Surfaces
At FABTECH, Piab will show its polyurethane DuraFlex friction cups for gripping oily and wet surfaces. The suction cups' grip pattern enables operators to safely and reliably move slippery metal goods in automotive and white-goods plants, thereby reducing product drops while lowering scrap rates and without slowing production lines. Continue Reading

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See also: Osborn International, Muratec Murata Machinery USA, Inc.