Tube and Pipe Trade Fair Set for Germany in March

November 20, 2019

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High-Speed Fiber Laser Cutting
At FABTECH, Amada America unveiled the Regius 3015 AJ 9-kW linear fiber laser cutting system, featuring a high-speed, three-axis linear drive (reportedly the world’s fastest) as well as new beam-processing technology. Watch video

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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.

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Auto-Darkening Welding Helmets
Among a wealth of new products highlighted by Lincoln Electric at FABTECH, Viking 2450- and 3350-series auto-darkening welding helmets. The professional-grade helmets feature advanced 4C optics, innovative headgear to improve comfort and a low-profile external grind button to increase productivity.

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The Schelling fm12 Saw
Schelling’s fm12 plate saw delivers exceptional cutting performance with a cutting height up to 10" (254 mm). The “Clean-Up Cut” function removes 99% of chips even when making scrape cuts providing a clean work environment. Air flotation tables and turntables simplify heavy plate handling and provide the best ergonomics available.

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Tube and Pipe Trade Fair Set for Germany in March
From March 30 to April 3, 2020, the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany, will again host the International Wire and Cable Trade Fair and the International Tube and Pipe Trade Fair. These international trade fairs are expected to feature 2600 exhibitors from 70 countries and attract more than 71,000 visitors from all over the world.

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Open, PC-Based CNC for Fabricating Machines
Siemens used FABTECH to provide a first look at its new Sinumerik MC (motion control) controller, a universal, open, industrial PC-based CNC system. It features optimized motion control, high-performance automation and integrated Windows 10 operating system, making it an ideal control for fabrication and specialty equipment, including laser and waterjet cutters, other metal forming and fabricating equipment, and even conventional basic grinding machines and additive manufacturing equipment.

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Weber PT
The WEBER PT is the perfect deburring machine for lasered, punched and nibbled parts. It handles deburring, rounding, descaling and surface grinding of thin sheets and heavy plates. Up to four grinding stations allow for all machining variations. Improved accessibility for maintenance; modular design; and optional simultaneous top/bottom machining are just some of the advantages of the WEBER PT.
Hans WEBER Sales & Service, Olathe, Kansas 66071, 913-254-1611,,

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Virtual Robot-System Design
The ABB RobotStudio, which ABB Robotics showcased at FABTECH, allows programming to be performed on a computer without disturbing existing production. With the computer-based programming system, integrators can communicate better with customers and involve them closely through all phases of robot integration, from design through commissioning, according to ABB officials, resulting in more quickly designed systems and higher productivity.

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Automated Weld-Grinding System
At FABTECH, Kuka Robotics displayed ready2_grind, an automated weld-grinding system combining Kuka and 3M technologies. The system includes a six-axis Kuka KR 60 robot with control panel, 3M grinding components and abrasives, critical hardware and software, and the support of 3M and Kuka system integrators. Watch video

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Here Are the Top 5 Reasons To Automate Your Manufacturing
The manufacturing industry is investing more in automation – processes, tasks and machines. If your manufacturing business hasn’t yet jumped on the automation bandwagon, it’s time. Don’t let the ‘next big thing’ catch you off guard. Download the Top 5 Reasons To Automate Your Manufacturing whitepaper today.

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Predicitive-Maintenance Waterjet Pumps
Hypertherm debuted its HyPrecision Predictive series of predictive-maintenance waterjet pumps at FABTECH, with the pumps able to reduce substantially the maintenance costs and disruption caused by non-planned service, according to company officials. Watch video

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Robot Management System Incorporates Non-robot Assets
Yaskawa Cockpit, a new software platform from Yaskawa Motoman, monitors, accumulates and visually delivers operational data in real time for networked production environments. The state-of-the-art data-collection and -visualization software tool connects hardware devices across an entire production environment for asset management, predictive maintenance analysis, alarm notification and data management. It provides an instant collection of data for equipment performance, operational trends and historical analysis.

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