…at VanRon Steel Services positions the full-service supplier of tube and steel products to take on prototype and short-run jobs for office-furniture and medical-equipment OEMs, among others, quickly and cost-competitively. Now, it’s considering graduating to higher-throughput cutting equipment.
250,000 Sq. Ft Heavy Tonnage Stamping Plant with Transfer and Straight
Side Presses to 1600 Ton Capacity, Servo Feed Lines to 30,000 x 54"
Capacity, Secondary Operation Presses, Tool Room Equipment, Inspection,
Welding Robots, Large Qty Spare Parts & MRO & More!
dedication to an open-systems approach, Lantek, developer of sheet
metal CAM, ERP and MES software, helps OEM machine-tool manufacturers
optimize the functionality and performance of their machines while
enabling sheet metal-manufacturing companies to take advantage of new,
productivity boosting software and cloud-based technologies.
The most compact of all WEBER dry grinding machines, the TTSC can combine up to 3 stations for deburring, rounding, descaling and surface grinding. Equipped with a variable operating height; grinding belt length up to 75”; and working widths of 24”, 43”, or 53”. Also available with optional vacuum table. Hans WEBER Sales & Service, Olathe, Kansas 66071, 913-254-1611, email@example.com, www.weberamerica.com
ATI Industrial Automation, Apex, NC, has introduced a new standard tool-changing option for smaller robots. The QC-29 robotic tool changer brings the powerful and rugged technology of ATI’s heavy-duty tool changers to robots in the 25- to 35-kg payload class. The QC-29 is the first standard ATI tool changer designed with a rectangular body that mounts directly to 40- and 50-mm robot wrists.
Build your custom dies faster with HP Accu-Lock® Retainer Inserts from Wilson Tool International and simplify the use of special retainers by eliminating the need for complicated jigs, inspection fixtures and specialized knowledge. Punches are held securely in place with a straight-line machined hole that can easily be created in-house.
Knapheide Manufacturing’s entire welding team recently completed the industry’s first Certified Resistance Welding Training (CWRT) seminar, with three attaining the CRWT credential so far. Here’s how the training has paid off for the truck-body and bed manufacturer.
has launched Xcelerator as a Service (XaaS), providing an
accessible-from anywhere-anytime integrated portfolio of engineering
software and services, and an application-development platform designed
to help manufacturers speed their digital transitions and quickly and
cost-effectively create comprehensive digital twins.
Cincinnati Inc. (CI) has unveiled the CLi, a high-quality cost-effective fiber laser with a compact footprint. The lowercase “I” in CLi stands for “introductory,” meaning it’s an ideal starting laser that has all the functions necessary for shops that want to make parts rather than outsource, according to CI officials.
America has introduced an upgrade for legacy CNC machines running on
operating systems older than Windows 10: The Panel i Replacement program
retrofits Fanuc CNCs with a powerful industrial PC available with touch
or non-touch LCD display, solid-state drives and Windows 10 IoT
1. How can metal formers justify the expense of a new racking or material-handling system? Establishing goals and defining the expected financial benefits are critical for winning approval of any new capital project. As operators we tend to focus on obvious goals like freeing up more floor space for production and organizing inventory so it’s easier to find. While these goals are important and offer a tangible ROI, take the time to tie those benefits, and identify others, that will align the project with the company’s strategic goals.