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Stripco Installs Red Bud EPS Coil Line

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Steel-service center Stripco, Inc., Mishawaka, IN, has installed an EPS coil line provided by Red Bud Industries, Red Bud, IL. The EPS environmentally friendly acid-free pickling process employs a slurry blasting mixture of water and steel grit to remove surface scale, and does not require a protective coating of oil to keep the material from rusting. Stripco’s line can remove scale from hot-rolled steel to 0.375 in. thick at 72 in. wide; coil capacity is 60,000 lb. Here’s more information, available on Stripco’s website.

Upgraded Website Offers Enhanced Sensor Product Selector

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Metalformers in the market for inductive, photoelectric and other types of sensors will have an easier time selecting the optimum sensor for a particular application thanks to the upgraded product-selector functionality on the new and expanded website of Balluff Inc., Florence, KY, Visit the site for access to product datasheets and to download support materials and literature;

Red Stag Now Making Working Engineering-Design Concept Models

Monday, July 9, 2012

Contract with Red Stag Engineering & Automation, Inc., Waupaca, WI, for your pressline projects and you’ll have the option of including with the project a physical moving model of how the custom engineered design of the press, transporter and automation equipment will work—before manufacturing of the product begins. Using a special printer and unique software, the firm’s engineers will transform engineering data into a working plastic model, made to scale, so that customers can see how all of the parts interact. Learn more at


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