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Battery System Wrench for Critical Assembly Applications

The Yokota YS-e Battery System Wrench distributed by Ingersoll Rand is designed for manufacturers seeking better ergonomics for critical assembly applications. "The cordless Yokota YS-e Battery System Wrench delivers excellent ergonomics, increases productivity and has superior traceability for motor vehicle, truck, bus and heavy equipment manufacturers," said a company spokesperson. Utilizing a sealed hydraulic pulse unit eliminates the torque reaction from the tool while in use. The tool is light weight at 4.3 lbs. The weight of...

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Fiberglass Routers Designed to Machine Composites Better, Faster

YG-1 has launched four new solid carbide fiberglass routers for CNC or hand routers to handle every machining process for fiberglass and other high-performance fibers from start to finish. "These new routers, like all YG-1 tools, are optimized in composition, cutting angles, flute strength and stability for longer life and lower cost per part," said a company spokesperson. "Four distinctive cutting ends make these fiberglass/composites routers ideal for roughing, finishing, edge trimming, slotting, grooving, drilling or inter...

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Refurbishing and Upgrading Program

"Wardwell Braiding Co., a manufacturer of wire braiding equipment for over 100 years, wants to extend its support to customers during these uncertain times and will continue to operate at full capacity," said a company spokesperson. "Wardwell understands that many companies have a hold on their budget for new equipment and will continue to offer its refurbishing and upgrading program on all Wardwell Braiding machines with original, new parts as a more cost-effective option." As machinery ages, it begins to decline in per...

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APT Appoints Machine Sales Engineer

Kevin Bennett, CPM, has been named APT Machine Tools' newest Machine Sales Engineer, serving Florida's Martin, Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Bennett's manufacturing experience spans four decades. Most recently he was vice president of strategic development for Kitagawa NorthTech, Inc. Throughout the years he held various positions including senior sales engineer for Trak Machine Tools Inc., where he provided branding in-roads resulting in hundreds of turn-key productivity-based CNC machine tool and control solutions. He also ...

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Automated PLC Control Functions Reduce Set-Up Time

COE Press Equipment's next generation PLC controls feature multiple advanced features engineered to significantly reduce the time required to commission new press feeding lines. New loop and press simulation capabilities enable COE to test, debug and perform a complete start-up prior to shipping, decreasing set-up time at the customer by half or more. A user-friendly HMI logically guides operators through the set-up process, while COE's Work Roll Advisor and Feed Roll Advisor software are now embedded into the controls, all contributing to easy...

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Automated Linear Presetter

The VIO Linear Presetter from HAIMER provides high precision and fast axis positioning through linear motion. "The result is smoother actuation that is 25% faster than other automated presetters on the market," said a company spokesperson. With the VIO Linear, tool measuring can be fully automated, allowing assemblies to be measured at the push of a button. The machine rotates the tool, lowers the arm and positions the spindle. Placement and focusing of the camera are also automatic. The VIO Linear does it all without a lot of hum...

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