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June 20, 2018

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
 

Fabricating Product News
June 20, 2018
Fabricating Product News
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Off-The-Shelf C-Frame Press and Tooling
Multicyl has debuted its PIB-AB1 package, an off-the-shelf offering of the company's Press-In-A-Box (PIB) designed for light- to medium-duty punching applications for A and B-series Unipunch C-frame tooling. The package consists of the MC 15-5-9 Multicyl, UN3 C-frame cage and ACP1 foot-pedal control and is ready to punch with the Unipunch C-frame tooling. Continue Reading
New Fiber Laser Machine Features Large Work Envelope, Compact Footprint
Prima Power has launched its Next 2141 3D fiber laser-cutting machine, designed for stamped-metal-parts manufacturers in a variety of industrial sectors. The Laser Next 2141, according to Prima Power officials, will provide users with flexibility in processes, part sizes, and configurations, combined with state-of the-art performance, quality and accuracy. Continue Reading
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Slim-Nozzle Torch Body Improves Robotic-Welding Access
Fronius has developed the MTB 350, a new torch body for robotic welding devices featuring a gas nozzle with a diameter reportedly 20-percent smaller than conventional torches to improve access. Owners of the Fronius TPS and TPS/i robotic-welding devices can retrofit the new MTB 350. Continue Reading
Software for 3D Printing of Nonmetal Jigs and Fixtures
Stratasys has debuted new software designed specifically to 3D-print jigs, fixtures and other fabrication-related tooling using fused-deposition-modeling (FDM) material, and currently seeks beta customers to test it. Continue Reading
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Tips on Welding Stainless
It's a matter of achieving proper heat, understanding alloys, choosing the right filler metal and following best practices, which are outlined in a June MetalForming feature article submitted by Hobart Filler Metals. Continue Reading
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Trumpf Unveils Expanded Training Center
Trumpf Inc. lifted the lid on its expanded training center with a ribbon cutting—more accurately the cutting of a steel band—on June 12 in Farmington, CT. With a $3 million-plus investment, the company signaled its commitment to training and educating sheetmetal-fabrication customers and employees by adding 18,000 sq. ft. to the facility, which now totals 40,000 sq. ft. Continue Reading
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Simplified Offline Robot Programming
Hypertherm has launched Robotmaster V7, a task-based robot programming platform built from scratch on completely new architecture, according to company officials. The new standalone version reportedly enables simple and intuitive robot programming, even for first-time robot users, building off of Robotmaster's offline-programming CAD/CAM software first introduced in 2002. Continue Reading
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Enhancements Abound in Updated CAD/CAM Nesting Software
SigmaTek Systems has released SigmaNest X1.4, with this version of the CAD/CAM nesting software featuring enhancements to key SigmaNest modules. Examples include SimTrans Web, a transaction-management application that bridges the gap between SigmaNest and most major ERP systems to provide an integrated experience, according to company officials. Another, Load Manager, a production workload-management tool, now is fully 64-bit compatible, thus offering increased speed and processing capabilities. Continue Reading
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