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Power Brushes

January 18, 2012 6:49 am | Product Releases | Comments

Weiler ’s (Cresco, PA) assortment of high-performance power brushes for use on 4½-inch angle grinders includes: The 4½-inch Mini-Roughneck Stringer Bead Wheels feature a high knot count and short trim length for effective cleaning action and long product life.

Filter System Manifolds

January 18, 2012 6:48 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

Not just a leading automatic self-cleaning filter manufacturer, Orival, Inc. (Englewood, NJ) also fabricates complete manifolds for multiple filter systems. Manifolds can be equipped with flanged, welded, or Victaulic ends in any size required and are designed to fit the space available. Each is normally coated inside and out with the same tough coating used on Orival filter housings but can be coated to meet customer specifications or made entirely of stainless steel.

Volumetric Hand Pump

January 16, 2012 6:16 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

To improve quality and reduce waste associated with manufacturing processes that rely on hand-dispensed instant adhesives, Henkel Corporation (Rocky Hill, CT) has introduced the Loctite® CA Volumetric Hand Pump. Weighing less than 10 ounces, this hand-held dispenser ensures precise and repeated dispensing of Loctite® brand instant adhesives.


Diamond Segment Grinding

January 13, 2012 8:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

General Equipment Company (Owatonna, MN) offers the new SG24-2300 series as an extension to its line of DIAM-A-TACH™ diamond segment grinding systems. Designed for a multitude of surface grinding applications, the new attachments feature the largest rectangular diamond segments in their class, and are offered at a low price point.

Ultrasonic Welding Power

January 13, 2012 8:27 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

Branson Ultrasonics Corp. (Banbury, CT), a subsidiary of Emerson, has introduced its first global series of ultrasonic welding power supplies for automated assembly systems in the automotive, packaging, textiles, and food industries. With the new DCX Digital Power Supply Series, Branson will deliver high-quality product and technical support.

Nampower Abrasive Brushes

January 12, 2012 4:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Brush Research Manufacturing (Los Angeles, CA) has introduced a unique line of Nampower™ abrasive nylon brushes that contain a combination of ceramic and silicon carbide filaments to deliver maximum burr removal and ideal surface finish in one operation. The abrasive filaments on these tools work like flexible files, conforming to contours, and wiping and filing across part edges and surfaces.

Eco-Friendly Cleaner

January 11, 2012 6:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

WALTER SURFACE TECHNOLOGIES (Windsor, CT) has announced the creation of AF-CLEAN, a new, environmentally-friendly surface cleaner and degreaser designed to replace toxic solvents in the preparation and cleaning of metallic surfaces prior to treatment. This newest innovation from the company’s Bio-Circle Environmental Solutions division is an ideal alternative to acetone or toluene for surface preparation.

Electric Pumps

January 11, 2012 6:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

The TQ-700E Classic 700 bar electric pump from Enerpac (Menomonee Falls, WI) features a brushless motor designed for continuous usage and simplified maintenance in high cycle applications and demanding environments. Features include: Optimized flow curve technology, which maximizes productivity.


Leak Detection Flashlight

January 10, 2012 6:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spectronics Corporation (Westbury, NY) has unveiled the new Spectroline® OPX-3000 OPTIMAX™ 3000 portable fluorescent leak detection flashlight. With its focused beam, the OPTIMAX™ 3000 makes it easy for technicians to pinpoint all refrigerant leaks—even elusive leaks that may be missed by other methods of leak detection.

Alloy Metalworking Fluid

January 10, 2012 6:13 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

CIMCOOL (Cincinnati, OH) now offers CIMTECH 610®, an innovative metalworking fluid for milling and drilling aerospace and aluminum alloy material. Featuring a hybrid blend of patented and synthetic lubricants, CIMTECH 610 provides synergistic performance on difficult-to-machine ferrous and non-ferrous alloys without corrosion or stain.

Deep-Hole Micro Drills

January 10, 2012 6:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Walter USA, LLC (Waukesha, WI) has expanded its line of Walter Titex X·treme deep-hole micro drills with three new high performance variants: the X·treme M, X·treme DM8, and the X·treme DM12. The designation M stands for “micro” and the D for “deep.

S-Track Linear Actuators

January 9, 2012 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Warner Linear (Belvidere, IL) has introduced the S-Track line of linear actuators, which are ideal for general-duty applications including medical, industrial, and recreational vehicles. Models are available with aluminum or engineered plastic housings. Enhanced control allows for 12 or 24 VDC switched power operation of the S-Track actuator by turning power off to the motor automatically when the internal end limits are reached.

Continuous Duty Vacuum

January 9, 2012 6:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

VAC-U-MAX (Belleville, NJ) has introduced the updated Model 1020 Continuous Duty Industrial Vacuum. The VAC-U-MAX Model 1020 features a powerful positive displacement pump designed specifically for high volume recovery of up to 5 tons per hour. It is also used in the recovery of heavy materials including steel shot, foundry sand, metal powders, sludges, and other similar materials.


Clamping Levers

January 9, 2012 6:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

J.W. Winco (New Berlin, WI) now offers GN 927 Clamping Levers with Eccentrical Cam in inch sizes as well as metric. These clamping levers are used for rapid clamping and releasing, and come in both tapped and stud types. In contrast to a clamping operation utilizing threads, these levers permit torque-free clamping.

Value-Line Servomotors

January 9, 2012 6:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Kollmorgen (Radford, VA) has introduced value-line servomotors (VLM), which offer good performance at an excellent price, and cover torque ranges from 0.5 to 16 Newton meters (peak or continuous). The result is a set motor that delivers solid servo performance for a wide variety of applications.

New Level Switch

January 6, 2012 6:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

SOR®, Inc. (Lenexa, KS) has introduced a new level switch, totally compatible with low power control systems. As today’s industries continually move toward saving money and energy through reducing power consumption, hard contact switches designed for higher power may not respond to signals routed through the DCS or similar systems.

Low Profile AC-DC Power Supplies

January 6, 2012 6:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Power Sources Unlimited, Inc. (Wrentham, MA) has announces the XL375 series of single output 260W low profile convection cooled AC-DC power supplies, a family of high performance 1U profile convection cooled AC-DC power supplies. Measuring only 3.3 x 5 x 1.5 inches, the single and multiple output XL375 series has a universal active PFC 90–264Vac input, and output voltages of 12, 24, 28, 36, 40, 48, 54, and 56VDC.

Retractable Retrieving Magnet

January 6, 2012 6:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Master Magnetics, Inc. (Castle Rock, CO) has announced the latest innovation to their line of retrieving magnets. The Retractable Retrieving Magnet is the ideal tool for extracting metal parts from hard-to-access tight spaces. This handy magnetic tool features: Shielded Sides: Targets pickup and won’t attract to metal surroundings until activated.

Air Shield, Welding Helmet System

January 5, 2012 6:23 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

Welding workers can experience more comfort, less fatigue, and improved productivity with the Allegro (Piedmont, SC) supplied air shield and welding helmet. Durable and lightweight, this helmet is molded from tough thermoplastic resin making it lighter than fiberglass. This helmet is built for low or high pressure usage.

Next-Generation Actuator

January 5, 2012 6:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Parker (Rohnert Park, CA) ETH series is a next-generation rod-style actuator. This redesign offers a product that is capable of increased force output from a given frame size, or increased product life at the same force output. Available in three profile sizes, the ETH can be ordered with either in-line or parallel motor mounting configurations.

Rotary Screw Compressors

January 5, 2012 6:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Kaeser 's (Fredericksburg, VA) redesigned ESD rotary screw compressor series, available in 250 and 300 horsepower models, provide flows from 816-1522 cubic feet per minute and pressures to 217 pound-force per square inch gauge. The ESD series was redesigned for inmproved efficiency and performance, as the one-to-one direct drive design includes a premium efficiency drive motor with three PT 100 temperature sensors.

LED Hand Lamp

January 4, 2012 6:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics’ (Kemp, TX) has introduced a powerful LED hand lamp to its line of explosion proof approved work lights The EPL-FL26-LED-100 is a compact work light that produces three times the illumination of comparable fluorescent work lights without the problems of fragile glass lamps and bulky ballasts or transformers.

Field-Assembled Cassettes

January 4, 2012 6:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

To replace energy recovery ventilation wheels, Airxchange FA Series field-assembled cassettes from Airxchange (Rockland, MA) can reduce installation times and costs. Cassettes are factory-built, tested, marked for reassembly, and then disassembled for shipment. Replacing large, cumbersome energy recovery wheels in limited-access areas often require large building openings, sizable installation areas, and possibly a crane.

Skid-Mounted Air Compressors

December 21, 2011 9:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Jenny Products, Inc. (Somerset, PA) has introduced four models of skid-mounted air compressors, which are offered with single- and two-stage pumps. All models are powered by Honda GX-series engines and come with 30-gallon, ASME-certified air tanks. The product line includes two single-stage compressors, which provide 16.

PAMTite Adhesive

December 21, 2011 9:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

PAMTite from PAM Fastening Technology, Inc. (Charlotte, NC) is an adhesive glue stick made from a combination of specialty polymers for superior. This unique glue stick bonds to almost every type of substrate and is non-toxic. A five minute cure (using this unique glue stick) can lower labor costs and allow installers to decrease installation times and increase sales.

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