Fiber Laser Handles Flat Sheet and Tube

July 17, 2019

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Ensis fiber laser
Fiber Laser Handles Flat Sheet and Tube
Amada’s Ensis 3015 RI fiber laser with rotary index features a 3-kW fiber laser, with its index located on one of three shuttle pallets, allowing for simple switching from flat sheet cutting to tube or pipe cutting in as little as 2 min. The machine’s unique design expands process-range capabilities to cut a significantly wider variety of shaped materials that also includes square, rectangle, C-channel and angle-iron shapes. Watch video

Record-Breaking Delivery Time for Carbide Blanks
Our customers particularly appreciate our short reaction and delivery times: We only need 96 hours from receipt of order to dispatch if your desired product is based on one of our standard geometries. The fast and flexible delivery saves you storage costs and promotes your competitiveness. CERATIZIT offers a wide range of carbide blanks and semi-finished products. Our portfolio features round parts with cylindrical holes, small parts, long and thin components, thin-walled sleeves, but also complicated profiles – just send us your drawings and we will make it happen. Depending on the geometry and grade, a near net-shape production is possible.

QuickSelect tool rack
Rack Stores Frequently Used Shop Tools
Guardair Corp. has debuted the QuickSelect tool rack, for organizing frequently used shop tools and keeping them within easy reach. Made from heavy-duty aluminum, the rack features an array of slots and holes sized to accommodate the most popular tools, including L wrenches, dead-blow hammers, screwdrivers and safety air guns. Watch video

E2E Next series
Proximity Sensors with Enhanced Sensing Distance and IO Functionality
Omron Automation Americas has added 2500 models to its E2E Next series of proximity sensors, which reportedly offer exceptionally long sensing distances and IoT functionality. Long sensing distance minimizes target contact during production, with IoT capabilities enabling improved predictive maintenance. Watch video

Exair Line Vac
Low Cost Conveying Through Hose or Pipe
EXAIR’s Line Vac connects to standard hose or tube to create a powerful conveyor. The design features large throat diameters for maximum throughput capability. A small amount of compressed air is injected through directed nozzles to produce a vacuum on one end and high output flows on the other.

Norton Merit Pink R928
New Line of Flap Wheels, Specialty Abrasives and More
Saint-Gobain Abrasives has introduced Norton Merit Pink R928, described by company officials as a better tier of flap wheels and specialty abrasives, including cartridge/spiral rolls and square/cross pads that feature a superior ceramic grain for greater efficiency when beveling, blending, cleaning/detailing, deburring and finishing stainless steel and other hard-to-grind materials.

DuraFlex friction cups
Friction Cups Grip Slippery Materials
New from Piab Inc., DuraFlex friction cups, a line of suction cups designed to provide grip on oily and wet surfaces. A special grip pattern enables operators to safely and reliably move slippery metal goods without slowing production lines, and allows manufacturers to reduce product droppage and lower scrap rates.

UCC ultrasonic sensor
Ultrasonic Sensors Designed for Application Variety
The new UCC-50GK-series ultrasonic sensor from Pepperl+Fuchs, intended for distance measurement in a variety of applications, uses ultrasonic pulses to measure the distance to the target and reports information through one of three sensor outputs. It can be integrated into an application without a PLC, with simple incorporation into an existing engineering environment via UART, LIN-Bus, or PWM, according to company officials.

Video Marketing
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  • Photography; and more
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Six Axis Robot
Extended-Reach, Six-Axis Arc Welding Robot
The new AR3120 six-axis robot from Yaskawa Motoman features a 3124-mm horizontal reach and 5622-mm vertical reach, making it the longest-reach standard arc welding robot available, according to company officials. Designed to optimize weld quality and product output, the robot, offering a high payload, rapid axis speeds and reportedly the top wrist-allowable moment in its class, is ideal for use on agriculture equipment, construction machinery and automotive frames.

Powered Product and Material Stackers
The PowerStak family of product and material stackers from Presto Ecoa features powered lift and powered drive, providing for nearly effortless operation and offering significant performance advantages over manual stackers, and significant cost savings versus forklift trucks, according to company officials. Watch video

Industry-Related Terms: LASER, Lines, Scrap, Ultrasonic
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