Hyde Tools (Southbridge, MA) has introduced two new mixers that are designed for better mixing of paint and stains. The new impeller design is engineered to loosen solids from the bottom of the can, promoting better coverage. Item #43420 has a ¼-inch steel hex shaft for use with electric drills, and is designed for use with 1-gallon cans.
Coilhose Pneumatics (East Brunswick, NJ) now has a new state-of-the-art addition to its industry leading offering of blow guns, CEG-1. CEG-1 is a truly ergonomic blow gun that gives the user more blow off capacity than the typical lever operated blow gun. Features include a curved steel lever with a soft vinyl grip, a thermoplastic wraparound body cover, and a full size hanging hook.
A new series of right angle helical gear drives from Stock Drive Products (New Hyde Park, NY) feature base or panel mount design. These lightweight units are made with a fiberglass reinforced nylon housing, hardened steel helical gears, steel shafts, and nonmetallic bearings. They are identified as the A 2Z11 Series and feature both single and double output shaft configurations.
Union Process, Inc. (Akron, OH) has built a large SD-250 for applications in the lithium battery industry. The dry grinding SD-250 Attritor features a 400 horsepower TEFC inverter duty motor with a heavy duty variable frequency drive controller. The SD-250 has a gross tank volume of 288 gallons, a material capacity of 125 gallons, and a media volume of 187 gallons.
Custom manufactured stack valves that can incorporate unique flow paths and be designed to fit into a wide range of process applications are available from Conant Controls, Inc. (Medford, MA). Conant Multiport Selector Valves can be custom manufactured from a variety of materials in a wide range of sizes with virtually any combination of input and output ports from 1/8-inch to ¾-inch I.
Kilian Manufacturing (Syracuse, NY) has developed a line of ball bearing housed units for the tough washdown conditions in processing and packaging operations. An advanced thermoplastic housing and special stainless steel bearing insert form a complete value package that stands up to a wide range of common corrosives and contaminants.
MAGNUM CLEAN from CS Unitec, Inc. (Norwalk, CT) is an elastic disc for the deep cleaning of metals. The disc removes paint, rust, scale, and oil smears, as well as cleans without material removal similar to sandblasting. MAGNUM CLEAN’s coarse fleece disc is coated with silicon carbide grit and cleans without harming the base material.
Dynabrade, Inc. (Clarence, NY) has introduced the new DynaPen series of air tools. The DynaPen is a lightweight pneumatic tool that operates at 14,000 strokes per minute. Featuring an easy one-touch on/off button and 6 foot air line, the tool is available with a 1/8-inch collet insert.
Whether you’re cleaning a garage floor, stripping a steel porch railing, or just scraping last fall’s charred remains off your grill, these economical wire brushes will do it the HYDE (Southbridge, MA) way, not the hard way. These new brushes have extended handles and rubberized grips that make stripping and scrubbing more effective.
Mokon ’s (Buffalo, NY) line of Iceman portable chillers has been expanded to deliver low temperature process fluids as cold as -10 degrees F on models up to 10 tons with both air and water-cooled condensing. The addition of the low temperature portable chillers is in direct response to customer feedback.
For industrial tasks that require protection against cuts, abrasions, and burns, Kimberly-Clark Professional (Roswell, GA) has introduced two new Jackson Safety brand cut-resistant gloves and a cut-resistant sleeve. The new Jackson Safety G60 Level 5 Cut Resistant Gloves with dyneema fiber are coated with polyurethane to offer the highest level of cut resistance and comfort, as well as excellent grip and dexterity.
The BIG BLASTER CATEGORY 5 HURRICANE Air Cannon System from Martin Engineering (Neponset, IL) is a multi-valve air cannon solution that provides up to five application points utilizing a single 60-gallon reservoir. The air cannon system helps protect components and workers from hazardous environments and improves flow efficiency, delivering unsurpassed flexibility and durability.
Coilhose Pneumatics (East Brunswick, NJ) has announced the new 5–In–1 Automatic Safety Exhaust Coupler. Downstream air is bled off before the coupler will release the plug (connector), so there’s no chance of creating a dangerous whip effect that could damage surrounding equipment or injure nearby personnel.
A new I.D. clamping welding end prep tool that compensates for out of round conditions and can perform complex end preps on highly alloyed pipe up to 36 inch O.D. is being introduced by ESCO Tool (Holliston, MA). The Terminator MILLHOG Welding End Prep Tool is designed for use on pipe from 8-5/8 inches I.
Larson Electronics’ Magnalight (Kemp, TX) has announced the release of an LED work light equipped with a 20 inch bendable goose-neck and double ball joint magnetic mounting system. Designed to provide extreme adjustability where getting a light placed exactly where it is needed is difficult, the LED6W-GNM high output LED light emitter can be attached to any ferrous metallic surface and set to an almost infinite range of positions.
Laser Tools Co., Inc. (Little Rock, AR) has developed a new laser system called the SEA BEAM that assists in size measurements at a distance, and water proof to 600 feet. The SEA BEAM shoots two collimated laser beams 75 millimeters apart that the ROV (Remote Operated Vehicle) views by camera.
ScaleBlaster is an innovative and environmentally friendly product from Clearwater Enviro Technologies, Inc. (Largo, FL) that eliminates the formation of limescale deposits in pipes, cooling towers, boilers, and hundreds of applications. The integrated circuitry system produces a unique and complex modulating frequency waveform that hits the resonant frequency of the calcium molecules, causing them to lose their adhesive properties.
Metallized Carbon Corporation (Ossining, NY) has announced the availability of carbon-graphite ball valve seats for use in valves designed to handle hot liquids or hot gases. The carbon-graphite ball seats are ideal for use in temperatures from approximately 350 degrees F, where plastic ball valve seats begin to soften.
FlexStat CR Static Dissipative Hose from Flexaust (Warsaw, IN) is a specially formulated clear thermo-plastic polyurethane hose with a rigid white external ABS helix and an embedded copper grounding wire. Ideal for pneumatic conveying and powder processing applications in clean rooms, this FDA acceptable hose prevents static buildup to help reduce explosion potential.
Hyde Tools (Southbridge, MA) has announced the addition of four new tools to their premium quality Pro Stainless series. This premiere line of putty knives, scrapers, and joint knives is designed with rust-resistant blades. The new additions include: 1-¼ inch chisel scraper with chisel-ground bevel edge for getting under paint or coatings more easily in tight spaces.
Thomas Research Products (Huntley, IL) has introduced its new line of economical ATX Stepup Auto Transformers. They quickly and reliably increase line voltages for indoor and outdoor lighting applications, facilitating use of lower voltage to LED drivers, ballasts, and other components. ATX Stepup Auto Transformers are designed specifically to enhance the efficient energy use, safety, and performance of lighting applications employing LED, linear fluorescent, and HID light sources in interior or exterior commercial, institutional, and industrial applications under all climates or operating conditions.
Wiha Tools (Monticello, MN) has introduced new 1000-volt insulated offset ring wrenches, end cutters, hacksaws, voltage detectors, hex metric screwdrivers, and insulated belt pack sets. Wiha’s new line of insulated tools is certified according to EN/IEC 60900, ASTM F1505, and NFPA-70E.
Elma Electronic Inc. (Fremont, CA) offers tapped strips for Eurocard extrusions and other electronics enclosures. The Elma tapped strips have drilled and tapped holes in 0.2 inch internals along the steel strip. They are available in two cross sectional sizes, 2x6 and 1.8x5 millimeters and with either M2.
Advanced Torque Products (Berlin, CT) has introduced its compact, high capacity, ATP 40000 mechanical torque multiplier. This digitally-controlled wrench produces up to 40,000 foot-pounds and is accurate to ±1 percent, even in extreme temperatures. It is ideal for automatic motor drives, MRO applications, and a variety of high torque applications.
Henkel (Rocky Hill, CT) has introduced a new high-performance polyurethane adhesive that prevents crack propagation on wind blades and delivers excellent long-term structural integrity on turbine assemblies. The first ever Germanischer Lloyd-approved polyurethane adhesive, Macroplast UK 1340 cures rapidly at room temperature, reduces production costs, and shortens production cycles by 15 to 30 percent.