Contract manufacturer Tella Tool & Manufacturing Co., Lombard, IL, has added an Okuma MB-5000H horizontal machining center to its production-machining department. The HMC features a 110-position automatic tool changer and six-pallet automatic pallet changer. More at www.tellatool.com/.
Neff Press Installs Deep-Draw Filter-Can Line
Monday, July 08, 2013
Baldwin Filters, Kearney, NE, a manufacturer of commercial-truck, off-road and industrial filters, has installed a new deep-draw can-making line from Neff Press, St. Louis, MO. Baldwin senior manufacturing engineer John Macrander and Neff Press chief engineer Jon Schmidt will provide a technical presentation on the line during the FABTECH 2013 education program, at a Deep Draw Technologies track on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 8 to 10 a.m. The case study will include basic information on deep-draw technology, and explain the line’s high-speed servo-hydraulics, quick die change, automated blank handling, in-die sensing and servo transfers. FABTECH runs November 18-21 at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL; www.fabtechexpo.com/. Neff Press is online at www.neffpress.com/.
Renault Approves Irmco Stamping Lubricant
Friday, July 05, 2013
The oil-free medium-viscosity Irmco 146 series of synthetic lubricant from Irmco Advanced Lubricant Technologies, Evanston, IL, has been approved by Renault for use in all of its plants. Irmco received the first U.S. OEM approval in 1989 (Nissan), and now has done so in Europe with Renault. More at www.irmco.com/.
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