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  1. DEWALT Announces Fully-Automatic Powder-Actuated Tool
    1/16/2019

    DEWALT announces the new Fully-Automatic .27 Caliber Powder-Actuated Tool (DFD270). The launch of the new Powder-Actuated Tool is supported with a compatible line of newly-designed and independently-tested CSI (Concrete, Steel, & I-Beam) fasteners

  2. 3M & Eckhart Announce Successful Development Of The Collaborative Robot-Based 3M Automated Taping System
    1/15/2019

    3M, a global leader in consumer and industrial material sciences, and Eckhart, an Industry 4.0 solutions pioneer, recently announced the successful launch of the 3M Automated Taping System (ATS), a collaborative robot-based automated tape application system jointly developed by both companies for the automotive and industrial market

  3. Casting Light On First-Stage Aluminium Machining
    1/15/2019

    In order to boost the first stage roughing operation on newly cast aluminium parts for the automotive industry, cutting tool and tooling systems specialist Sandvik Coromant is introducing its M5Q90 tangential milling cutter

  4. Harvey Performance Company Acquires Micro 100
    1/15/2019

    Harvey Performance Company (“Harvey Performance” or the “company”), a leading provider of specialized cutting tools for precision machining applications through industry leading brands Harvey Tool and Helical Solutions, recently announced the acquisition of Micro 100

  5. Hexagon Launches Fixed-Line Blue Laser Scanning Sensor
    1/15/2019

    Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division recently launched its first blue laser scanning sensor for creating point clouds. The HP-L-5.8 joins Hexagon’s comprehensive range of tactile and non-contact sensors for CMMs and is designed for companies who need a versatile, affordable, fixed-line laser sensor.

  6. Tungaloy To Expand TungForce-Rec Line For Milling Difficult-To-Machine Materials
    1/14/2019

    Tungaloy will expand TungForce-Rec, a family of successful shoulder milling cutters, to include new toolholders and an insert grade to further boost productivity in milling difficult-to-machine materials

  7. Boart Longyear Announces New Driftmaster Series Of Top Hammer Rods And Bits With Unique Thread Profile Designed For Added Endurance And Strength
    1/8/2019

    Boart Longyear announces the launch of its newest top hammer tooling, the DriftMaster series of rods and bits, now available. DriftMaster rods and bits are designed with a unique thread profile for added endurance and strength in the most demanding tunneling, bolting, and drifting applications

  8. OPEX Releases Two New Compact Envelopeners With Milling Cutter Technology
    1/7/2019

    OPEX Corporation, a recognized global technology leader in high-speed mailroom automation, announced recently the addition of the Series 210 Envelopener and the Series 410 Envelopener to its world-renowned OMATION line of products

  9. New Jet Coolant Nut From BIG KAISER Improves Surface Finish And Tool Life
    12/21/2018

    BIG KAISER, a global leader in premium high-precision tooling systems and solutions for the metalworking industries, announces the MEGA Micro Coolant Nut, a solution developed to provide precise coolant supply to micro cutting tool applications at high speeds

  10. ANCA’s iView Enables Single Chucking Manufacturing Through Semi-Automatic Measurement And Compensation Of Profile Tools, Endmills And Drills
    12/19/2018

    A survey by McKinsey showed that in manufacturing, approximately 749 billion hours are worked each year around the world. Of these, about 60% (478 billion hours) were automatable or at least semi-automatable with existing technology. Imagine if even a small number of those 478 billion labour hours were converted to planning, analysis and strategy hours