Newsletter | May 23, 2008

05.23.08 -- New Innovations That Enhance Machine Tool Productivity

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Dispenser Firm Pumps Up Reputation And Quality By Importing Trust And Reliability
When Mega Pumps began manufacturing airless metered pump dispensers in 2000, its mission was to live up to the standards set by its sister company in Germany. The intricate dispensers used in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries enjoyed an excellent reputation because they were precise, reliable and built with quality materials.

New Baileigh RDB-125 Rotary Draw Bender
Baileigh Industrial is proud to introduce our latest rotary draw bender, the model RDB-125. This tubing bender has the ability to bend up to 2.5" .120 wall DOM tube, 2" schedule 40 pipe, 2" .120 wall Chromolly, and 2" .120 wall square; all with a maximum center line radius of 7 inches.

Kentucky Machine Tools Distributor Featured On Buy American
The U.S. industrial supply buying guide, Buy American, a division of the Industrial Leaders Group, announced recently a Richwood, Kentucky-based distributor of machine tools and manufacturing machinery has been approved to be promoted on its Web site.

High-Speed Press For Manufacturing Small, Complex Components
Stamping small items like electronic components, watch parts and automotive connectors does not require high tonnage. However, to mass produce today's ever more complex products, progression tools with increasing numbers of stages are needed, which in turn require a long bed to accommodate them.

AME'S Combined Saw/Drill Unit Designed For Railroad Industry
Advanced Machine & Engineering Co. (AME) offers the Amsaw R-series saw made specifically to cut rails for the railroad industry. The combined saw/drill unit is designed to improve efficiency and productivity. The saw's benefits include smooth, accurate cuts; durable machinery; and long tool life.

Upgraded KENNA PERFECT Grade KC9225 Improves Stainless Steel Machining Performance
Higher cutting speeds, longer tool life, and increased productivity when machining stainless steels are what metalworking customers can expect from the newly upgraded line of KC9225 inserts, part of the KENNA PERFECT turning system from Kennametal Inc.

ROMER Inc. Showcases New-To-Market MultiGage At EASTEC 2008
ROMER Inc.,a Hexagon Metrology company, announced recently its new-to-the market ROMER MultiGage was showcased at EASTEC 2008, Eastern States Exposition, in West Springfield, MA, from May 20 - May 22, 2008.

New 4-Station Automatic Crimping Machine
The CrimpCenter 64 HD is a fully automatic crimping machine for up to 4 processing stations for high quality processing of crimp and seal cable applications.

New Kellenberger Kel-Vita Universal Grinding Machine At IMTS ‘08
Kellenberger, a member of The Hardinge Group, is introducing at IMTS the Kel-Vita, a cost-effective universal ID/OD grinding machine that meets the diversity of customer's needs and workpieces up to a length of 1000mm.

Siemens Presents New Innovations That Enhance Machine Tool Productivity
At the EASTEC exhibition, May 20-22, 2008, in West Springfield, MA, Siemens Energy and Automation, Inc. introduced new solutions and services for machine tool manufacturers and end-users at Booth 2037. Under the theme, "Productivity in motion," the presentation focused on turnkey solutions for the job shop and aerospace market segments.

LVD Strippit Introduces Economical Robotic Bending Cell
LVD Strippit introduced RoboCell, an affordable robotic bending cell capable of robotized bending as well as stand alone operation. RoboCell offers mid-level automation, combining an LVD Strippit PPEB or Easy-Form Series CNC press brake with a multi-axis Kuka robot to efficiently handle small to medium-sized components in capacities from 80 to 110 ton bending force and 2.5 or 3.0 meter table configurations.

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SURFCAM Integrated Tool Path For Multi-Axis Milling
SURFCAM's integrated toolpath verification uses solid models and high speed machining technology to display the material removal process for 2, 3, 4 and 5-axis milling and turning.
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