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.
E3nvironmental (Texas City, TX) has announced the USDA’s biopreferred program has approved GoldSolv Biodegradable Cleaner to its online product catalog. GoldSolv is a biobased cleaner, degreaser, and solvent custom blended for industrial and commercial use. GoldSolv is derived from biobased oils, making it not only one of the safest cleaning products on the market, but one of the most powerful.
Sprayon (Cleveland, OH) has introduced the new SP704 Heavy Duty Equipment and Surface Deicer to its expanded line of industrial specialty chemicals. The deicer melts ice, snow, and frost on contact. Harmless to car and fleet finish, Sprayon SP704 will not smear and is effective in sub-zero temperatures to thaw frozen locks, equipment, windshields, headlights, and tail lights.
The VariDrill from WIDIA (Latrobe, PA) is a new multi-application drill engineered to deliver acceptable hole finish and extended tool life across a wide range of materials. VariDrill features an advanced point geometry and “marginless” design that reduces chipping on the tool’s edge and stabilizes cutting forces.
An updated grommet hand press for manufacturing awnings, banners, displays, signs, and related products is being introduced by METALgrommets.com (Raynham, MA). The ClipsShop CSTEP-2 Hand Press from METALgrommets.com is a grommet hand press for small manufacturers and contract manufacturers designed to rapidly attach self-piercing solid brass metal grommets.
The BTW30150 and BTW150750 professional grade torque wrenches from BURNDY (Manchester, NH) are easy to operate, durable, and backed by BURNDY quality and engineering expertise. All wrenches have easy-to-read precision laser marked scales in torque values which correspond to the BURNDY connector recommendations.
Siemens Industry, Inc. (Atlanta, GA) has announced the new generation of Simotion D445-2 multi-axis controllers, with new features such as onboard Profinet interfaces and high-speed I/O. A single controller can support up to 128 axes of motion. Simotion D motion control systems are the ideal solution for production machines covering all levels of performance, from simple single-axis positioning tasks to complex synchronous applications.
Fluid Dynamics, Inc. (North Wales, PA) offers the L4-D and L6-D Series models within its dynaBLEND family of liquid-polymer blending systems as lightweight, compact solutions to the most difficult applications. The L4-D and L6-D models are the smallest and lightest (175 pounds and 220 pounds, respectively) dynaBLEND units and feature a diaphragm pump that makes them the most economical polymer-blending system from Fluid Dynamics.
To help its portable equipment customers meet today’s Tier 4A emission standards, Atlas Copco (Stockholm, Sweden) has introduced a range of Tier 4A generators in the power category above 150 kilovolt-amperes. The generators are produced in Rock Hill, SC. The QAS 150 JD T4a, QAS 250 JD T4a, and QAS 330 JD T4a are powered by a fully Tier 4A compliant John Deere engines with variable geometry turbocharger technology.