Eli Plaskett

Eli Plaskett Associate Editor

NEWS

Techniks Industries Rebrands to Frontline Tooling Solutions

By: Eli Plaskett

The company will continue to support its two divisions in supplying tooling solutions for both metal and composite materials.

Oil & Gas

Magnetite Finishing Solution for Oil and Gas Applications

By: Eli Plaskett

Birchwood Technologies’ Tru Temp low-temperature black oxide process protects against corrosion and provides break-in lubricity while resisting galling.

Waterjet Abrasives Sourced Domestically

By: Eli Plaskett

Barton International has released its new line of economical, domestically-sourced Ecotek waterjet abrasives to the waterjet cutting market in North America.

NEWS

Hannover Messe USA to be Co-Located with IMTS 2018

By: Eli Plaskett

The show will feature technologies associated with predictive maintenance, more efficient use of raw materials and faster time to market in the conference’s East Building.

Cutting Tools

Inserts in Expanded Line Promote Long Tool Life

By: Eli Plaskett

Walter has announced several extensions to its Tiger-tec Gold inserts.

Workholding

Motorized Air Vises Designed for Automated Machining Cells

By: Eli Plaskett

Kurt’s line of motorized air vises utilizes air-powered motors to provide consistent preset clamping force and programmable vise opening.

Workholding

Floating Clamps Reduce Vibration with Thin Workpieces

By: Eli Plaskett

Floating Clamps from Carr Lane Mfg. Co. are position-flexible swing clamps with 110-degree rotation that both clamp and support the workpiece.

NEWS

Stratasys, Eckhart Enter Three-Year Collaboration Agreement

By: Eli Plaskett

Stratasys and Eckhart Inc. announced a three-year collaboration agreement to advance the adoption of 3D printing for factory tooling in North America.

Horizontal Machining Centers

Compact Automation System Designed for Large-Part HMC

By: Eli Plaskett

The HCN-5000 horizontal machine center (HMC) from Mazak is now available with the company’s Multi-Pallet Pool (MPP) system.

Die/Mold

Exploring Opportunities at Amerimold 2018

By: Eli Plaskett

Educational and networking opportunities abound during the event for mold manufacturing. Included in your registration is access to technology talks, in-booth demonstrations and exhibits from more than 200 leading suppliers and manufacturers. Register today.

CNC & Mach Controls

Laser Control Features Tablet-Style Touchscreen Interface

By: Eli Plaskett

Mitsubishi Laser has added its M800 control technology to the Advanced 800-series eX-F fiber laser machine.

Horizontal Machining Centers

Five-Axis Front and Center at Hurco's 50th-Anniversary Event

By: Eli Plaskett

Machine tool builder Hurco had its five-axis technology on display, and provided attendees with a sneak peek at two other machining center models that will be introduced at this year's International Manufacturing Technology Show.