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ITEC to Represent Swedish
Tube- and Pipe-Bending Equipment Manufacturer
Tuesday, June 01, 2010
Sweden’s Herber Engineering AB, a manufacturer of hydraulic and electric tube- and pipe-bending machines, announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Innovative Tube Equipment Corp. (ITEC), Rockford, IL. ITEC will be Herber’s exclusive North American representative for sales, applications engineering, technical support and service, and installation; www.tube-equipment.com
. Learn more about Herber’s equipment lineup at www.herber.se
D&S Recognized for its
Tuesday, June 01, 2010
Metal fabricator D&S Manufacturing, Black River Falls, WI, received the Wisconsin State Superintendent’s Business Friends of Education Award, recognizing its support of local technical-education programs. D&S has purchased welding equipment and annually provides welding gases and wire to the local high school welding program; assisted in the purchase of laser-cutting equipment for the middle school; and provides steel for student projects. D&S employees also work directly with technical-education teachers to provide instruction in math, basic machining and welding. Further, the company supports the First Lego League hands-on program designed to teach science and technology to children ages 9 to 14, and provides scholarships for the Steps for Girls summer program; www.dsmfg.com
Reverse Tonnage—Everything You've Always
Wanted to Know, and More
Thursday, May 27, 2010
Reverse tonnage—a.k.a. snapthrough—is the subject of an exhaustive eight-page tech brief from Aida just posted to the free White Papers
download area of our website. To get there from our homepage at www.metalformingmagazine.com
, click on the Multimedia link on the navigation bar. The Aida paper on reverse tonnage answers these and other questions:
• What causes reverse tonnage?
• What are the symptoms?
• How does it negatively affect a press?
• How can stampers identify the amount of reverse load in an operation?
• What steps can be taken to reduce reverse tonnage?