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Machine Leveling/Vibration Control Website Features Online Design Tools
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
AirLoc, Franklin, MA, a manufacturer of engineered leveling and vibration-control systems for presses and other equipment, has redesigned its website to offer enhanced access to product technical data. Included are dropdown menus linking to technical data such as load range, deflections and operating temperatures; and selection sheets to help users identify the appropriate products for their applications; www.airloc.com/
Weiss-Aug Acquires Tool Builder
Monday, November 18, 2013
Contract metalformer Weiss-Aug, East Hanover, NJ, has acquired JK Tool & Die, Apollo, PA. Weiss-Aug provides insert-molded parts, precision metal stampings and assemblies to customers in the medical, automotive and other industries; www.weiss-aug.com/
. JK Tool & Die, which will operate as a subsidiary of Weiss-Aug, provides engineering, machining, grinding, stamping and EDM services; www.jktoolinc.com/
Hydraulic Presses Flying High in Aerospace Applications
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Greenerd Press & Machine Co., Inc., Nashua, NH, has delivered three bench-type C-frame 40-ton hydraulic straightening presses to a U.S. aircraft manufacturer. The presses will be used to straighten wing spar cords, and feature electronic joystick ram control based on proportional valve technology. This enables precise speed and force control at any point in the presses’ 14-in. stroke. To ensure operator safety, release of either the joystick or palm button instantly stops the ram. More at www.greenerd.com/.