Month: August 2016

Saint-Gobain Norton Offers Grinding Wheels

norton grinding wheels

Norton Saint-Gobain Abrasives’s Quantum (NQ3) depressed center grinding wheels feature a proprietary grain along with a bond system allowing for a better mix quality in manufacturing. Test results conducted with wheels and competitive wheels revealed that NQ3 wheels removed almost twice the amount of carbon steel at 5-min. intervals. The wheels are offered in 12… Continued

Hypertherm’s Air Curtain for Underwater Cutting

Hypertherm AS_CT_ESAB_AirCurtain

Hypertherm introduces an air curtain for underwater cutting for use with the Centricut quick-change torch for Esab PT-36, PT-600 and PT-19XLS torches. The air curtain mounts directly on to the torch. Once installed, it produces a curtain of air that surrounds the plasma arc to keep the arc free from the effects of water. A… Continued

Laserdyne Fiber Laser for Welding

Prima Power Laserdyne offers the Laserdyne 606D, a multi-axis laser processing system that has two independent workstations. Features include two six-axis motion systems, two S94P laser process controls for motion and laser coordination, and two fiber lasers. Applications include precision 3D laser cutting, welding, drilling and texturing of a range of materials. The system is… Continued

Weiler Offers Process Solutions Program

Weiler Industrial
Weiler Industrial

Weiler Abrasives Group introduces its Weiler Process Solutions (WPS) program. The program provides customers in the automotive, aerospace, medical device, firearms manufacturing and general machining fields with application assistance and process development solutions to address their cleaning, machining, deburring and finishing challenges. The program offers onsite technical support, analyzes processes, provides bottleneck solutions, assesses ergonomic… Continued

Tregaskiss Releases Reamer Stand

tregakiss TOUGH GUN Reamer Stand

Tregaskiss announced its Tough Gun reamer stand for the Tough Gun TT3 and TT3E reamer robotic nozzle cleaning stations. The fixed stand can be ordered in custom heights and features a simplified design. The bolt pattern supports the use of a quick-change base plate as well as a hole pattern specific for mounting. The stand includes a standardized hole pattern for mounting it to… Continued

Pferd Offers Fillet Weld Flap Discs

Pferd PFE-105B

Pferd Inc.’s Polifan-Curve flap discs are for fillet weld applications and allow weld seams and slag to be removed, leaving a finish for identification of cracks, inclusions and porosity. Three fully usable working surfaces make the tool suitable for grinding fillet welds as well as unusual curves, such as those in ornamental pieces. The flap… Continued

Lincoln Electric’s Rust Prevention Fluid

RP6 Weldable Rust Preventative Fluid

The Lincoln Electric Co. introduces RP6 Weldable rust preventative fluid, an oil-based fluid that provides up to six months of indoor corrosion protection. For welding applications in heavy fabrication, automotive, steel storage and agriculture, the fluid removes the need to grind, shot blast or chemically clean the joint prior to welding. In addition, it requires less product applied… Continued

ABB Offers Monitoring Software

ABB Safe Move
SafeMove2

ABB Robotics’ SafeMove2 is the latest generation of its safety-certified robot monitoring software. Like the original SafeMove, the new version includes safety functions, such as speed limits, standstill monitoring, axis ranges, and position and orientation supervision. It also allows for the creation of more efficient and flexible production scenarios and provides tools that speed the… Continued

Hobart App Now on Android

Hobart App

The Hobart Selector and Calculator app is now available on Android devices as well Apple devices. The app provides a quick reference with multiple functions to help users calculate the amount and type of filler metal necessary to complete a job. To determine filler metal volume, users select the type of weld joint, enter its dimensions, and provide weld length, material and transfer… Continued

Yaskawa Motoman Releases Work Cell

Yaskawa ArcWorld2000

Yaskawa Motoman offers the ArcWorld 2000 welding work cell, a modular solution for robotic welding of large workpieces. For jobs involving large parts or heavy deposition welding, it handles parts up to 5 m wide and with payloads up to 6,300 kg. The system is configured with one or two six-axis welding robots and offers an integrated welding package, positioners, operator interface and safety… Continued

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