Hydraulic Chucks and Reduction Sleeves Take the Hassle Out of Tool Holding

Manufacturers must overcome specific machining challenges cost effectively. With this goal in mind, Seco offers its comprehensive range of Hydraulic Chucks and accompanying Reduction Sleeves in three versions, each able to accommodate several tool shank size variations for reduced tooling inventory. With 360° tool-shank holding strength and precise centering, the Hydraulic Chucks and Expansion Sleeves ensure reliability, along with...

XPlanar’s Functionality is Elevated with Bumper ID and New Mover Variants

Beckhoff has once again created new possibilities in adaptive automation by expanding the functionality of the XPlanar “flying motion” system. Now, on top of XPlanar’s impressive, field-proven capabilities, the solution can handle more products with even more flexibility through new mover identification, movers for two lanes of traffic on one tile, rectangular movers and mover coupling for higher payloads. XPlanar now provides...

Optimizing Installation Space and Performance with Thread-Tapping Screws

When it comes to fastening lightweight metals, as well as a fastening needing to be reliable, the focus is on optimizing installation space and on performance and cost optimization. Against this background a crucial point is the load-bearing capacity of the fastening.It is precisely for such applications that Arnold Umformtechnik GmbH & Co. KG has developed Powertite. – a round thread-tapping screw with a trilobular tapping zone....

Manufacturer Finds its Niche in Equine Dental Products Using ANCA’s Machines

Based in Bendigo, Victoria, The Edge Equine is an Australian manufacturer of equine dental products, primarily rasps for manual horse dentistry. The company also provides commercial industrial sharpening services for the central Victorian region – specializing in high precision sharpening such as broach drills, annular cutters, saw blades, and router bits for local commercial cabinet makers, sawmills, and food processors. The...

Inverter Resistance Welding Power Supply Achieves Optimal System Integration and Optimum Feedback

AMADA WELD TECH EUROPE highlights it’s IS-Q Series Inverter Resistance Welding Power Supply. With a compact design for optimal system integration, the   IS-Q series is designed to be used in combination with mechanical, pneumatical, or motorized weld heads. This technology is ideal for a variety of applications, including stranded wire to coil, motor fusing, and stranded wire to terminal welds. The IS-Q Series offers control...

New Customizable, Flexible Tower Pallet Storage System Well-suited for Small Shops

GROB Systems, Inc., a global leader in the development of manufacturing systems and machine tools, has announced a new versatile and customizable automation solution which further improves machining productivity on a range of GROB machining centers. The PSS-T300 Tower Pallet Storage System, which enables automation and increases part production throughput, is the latest entry to the wide range of GROB automation solutions for creating...

Kleppek Named Jorgensen’s President and COO

With a definitive business plan in place for the future, Jorgensen Conveyor and Filtration Solutions has promoted Karl Kleppek to the position of company President and COO. Effective immediately, Kleppek, Director of Sales and Marketing, takes over for former President Charles (Chuck) D’Amico. D’Amico maintains an active role in the company as CEO and Chairman of the Board and will focus on strategy development and direct customer...