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Industry and Associations stand by Trade Fair Dates: wire and Tube will be held from 7 to 11 December 2020

Industry and Associations stand by Trade Fair Dates: wire and Tube will be held from 7 to 11 December 2020

Messe Düsseldorf creates all the requirements for holding successful and hygiene-conforming trade fairs in COVID-19 times – enjoying strong support from the industries and their professional associations.   The European umbrella organisations a...

17-09-2020 Hits:16 Events

Digital Machine Acceptance

Digital Machine Acceptance

Machine acceptance at transfluid was transmitted to China via streaming A client from the Chinese railway industry was recently on site at transfluid in Schmallenberg - digitalisation made it possible. With his new machine of type DB 642-CNC-VE, th...

31-08-2020 Hits:64 Production

Plazar Manutention furthers the expansion of the Amada plant with a 30-tonne overhead crane

Plazar Manutention furthers the expansion of the Amada plant with a 30-tonne overhead crane

Plazar Manutention, industrial handling specialist and partner of handling equipment manufacturer Verlinde, has designed and commissioned a 30-tonne overhead crane at the machine tool production plant Amada. Setting up an installation for the handlin...

28-08-2020 Hits:60 Production

The K series from transfluid offer many possibilities

The K series from transfluid offer many possibilities

transfluid, the engineering company from Schmallenberg, develops and produces machines to bend and process tubes. During a recent review of the product portfolio the company decided to make changes to its K series of machines. All the machines in thi...

19-08-2020 Hits:113 Production

Lesjöfors takes new steps into the space sector

Lesjöfors takes new steps into the space sector

In July 2020, the US company Purdy Engineering contacted John While Solutions in Singapore to develop and manufacture volute springs for a space vessel. The smooth spring development process resulted in a satisfied customer and high-performance sprin...

17-08-2020 Hits:89 Production

AMADA WELD TECH Announces MM-410A Handheld Resistance Weld Checker

AMADA WELD TECH Announces MM-410A Handheld Resistance Weld Checker

Compact unit supports process development and production applications for a range of resistance welding technologies AMADA WELD TECH announces the new MM-410A handheld resistance weld checker, ideal for both monitoring and troubleshooting issues in ...

17-08-2020 Hits:93 Production

Pintsch Bubenzer Electric Wheel Brake for Cranes

Pintsch Bubenzer Electric Wheel Brake for Cranes

Pintsch Bubenzer has launched a new, environmentally friendly electric wheel brake—the BRBe—for electric overhead traveling (EOT) cranes at ports and steel mills, and other heavy duty applications. The BRBe is currently available for cranes with whe...

03-08-2020 Hits:113 Production

Plibrico's Manufacturing Flexibility Helps Customers Make Strong Business Re-Openings

Plibrico's Manufacturing Flexibility Helps Customers Make Strong Business Re-Openings

Plibrico's customer-centric core value assist in making safe return-to-work strategies successful As thermal processing plants re-open across America, they face challenges and uncertainties never witnessed before, from reestablishing supplier channe...

31-07-2020 Hits:142 Production

PurgElite® Tandem Pipe Purging System

PurgElite® Tandem Pipe Purging System

Inflatable Tube and Pipe Purging Systems simplify the process of inert gas purging by restricting weld purge volumes, making huge savings in time and inert gas. Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® design and manufacture PurgElite®, a range of low cost...

31-07-2020 Hits:199 Production

Kennametal Introduces the HPX Solid Carbide Drill

Kennametal Introduces the HPX Solid Carbide Drill

Next generation high-performance drill for steel applications sets bar for tool life, productivity. From its unique point design to its proprietary, multiphase coating, the HPX drill’s innovative design helps manufacturers master holemaking operatio...

31-07-2020 Hits:141 Production

Lincoln Electric® Launches VIKING™ 3350 XG PAPR

Lincoln Electric® Launches VIKING™ 3350 XG PAPR

Lincoln Electric® introduces the VIKING™ 3350 XG PAPR helmet, complete with exterior grind control, often preferred by welders. When choosing a Powered Air Purifying Respirator for a fabrication environment, its respiratory performance, versatility a...

31-07-2020 Hits:137 Production

Fronius welds prototypes for suppliers

Fronius welds prototypes for suppliers

In late autumn 2020, the new prototyping centre from Fronius International will be put into operation. At the site in Wels, Upper Austria, the welding technology manufacturer will not only be working on individual solutions for customers in the field...

31-07-2020 Hits:127 Production

2nd Prestigious Red Dot Design Award for Combilift

2nd Prestigious Red Dot Design Award for Combilift

Combilift’s products are appreciated by thousands of customers around the world for their ability to enable safe, space saving and more productive materials handling, but they are also award-winners when it comes to their outstanding design. Combilif...

31-07-2020 Hits:136 Production

New programming software for laser tube cutting machines

New programming software for laser tube cutting machines

NC program ready in seconds // Tools to help design tube connections // Programming in 3D TRUMPF has developed a new programming software for laser tube cutting machines called “Programming Tube”. The software executes many work steps automatically,...

31-07-2020 Hits:138 Production

US metals & mining industry M&A deals total $1.83bn in Q2 2020

US metals & mining industry M&A deals total $1.83bn in Q2 2020

Total metals & mining industry M&A deals in Q2 2020 worth $1.83bn were announced in the US, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked an increase of 65.5% over the previous quarter and a rise of 11.9% when compared with the ...

29-07-2020 Hits:253 Production

All From A Single Source

All From A Single Source

Fronius International visits the long-established Innsbruck construction company Huter und Söhne. The Metalworking division in particular enjoys an outstanding reputation here: The company’s own metalworking shop alone employs 60 people, who have 10 ...

28-07-2020 Hits:140 Production

Econ’s lockdown installation sees £850,000 state-of-the-art laser cutter delivering more for less

Econ’s lockdown installation sees £850,000 state-of-the-art laser cutter delivering more for less

A North Yorkshire engineering company’s new state-of-the-art laser cutter is delivering the benefits it promised. Econ Engineering, which manufactures more than 80 per cent of the winter maintenance and repair vehicles used on Britain’s roads, has i...

28-07-2020 Hits:141 Production

Kipp Umwelttechnik invests in coating-technology

Kipp Umwelttechnik invests in coating-technology

Apart from impacting millions of people’s health worldwide, the corona crisis has now also caused a global economic crisis in an extremely short time. A large number of businesses and entire business models have been called into question. This is a d...

05-06-2020 Hits:231 Processing

AMADA WELD TECH announces increased production and support for critical manufacturing applications

AMADA WELD TECH announces increased production and support for critical manufacturing applications

AMADA WELD TECH announces increased strategical partnerships with manufacturers of battery modules, used in vital life support systems, as part of the effort to meet the increased demand for ventilators and their component parts during the current gl...

05-06-2020 Hits:454 Production

How can we check the surface hardening of large rings?

How can we check the surface hardening of large rings?

Non-destructive tests on large rings ensure that process quality is always under control.  What are the tools we can use to check the surface hardening of large rings? Large parts with a high economic value require non-destructive testing...

04-06-2020 Hits:284 Production

UKF Stainless are pleased to announce the launch of their new website.

UKF Stainless are pleased to announce the launch of their new website.

Worcestershire based UKF Stainless, a major stockist and supplier of welded stainless-steel tube, stainless steel exhaust tube, stainless steel sheet, stainless steel bar and other stainless-steel products used in the automotive, decorative, dairy, w...

04-06-2020 Hits:243 Production

£0.5 million welding boost strengthens filter manufacturer

£0.5 million welding boost strengthens filter manufacturer

A leading UK filter and housings manufacturer has increased the capabilities of its welding fabrication shop as part of a major programme of investments designed to boost future growth. Amazon Filters has invested £0.5 million in the enhanced weldin...

04-06-2020 Hits:237 Production

MMK Chairman Victor Rashnikov pledges RUB 500 mln toward COVID-19 response efforts

MMK Chairman Victor Rashnikov pledges RUB 500 mln toward COVID-19 response efforts

Victor Rashnikov, Chairman of the Board of Directors of MMK (Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works), decided to allocate additional funds to expand the programme of financing antiviral and socially orientated initiatives in the city of Magnitogorsk, wh...

04-06-2020 Hits:239 Production

CO2 Pipe Freezing with Qwik-Freezer™

CO2 Pipe Freezing with Qwik-Freezer™

The Pipestoppers® Division at Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® provides a cost saving solution to carrying out repairs or modifications on pipes with liquid inside. Qwik-Freezer™, the industry standard portable CO2 Pipe Freezing System requires lit...

04-06-2020 Hits:285 Production

ALUMINIUM INDIA 2021

ALUMINIUM INDIA 2021

India continues to be one of the most dynamic aluminium markets. Demand is driven especially by infrastructure projects there. This development is also reflected by ALUMINIUM INDIA 2021. India is among the fastest growing aluminium markets. The indu...

04-06-2020 Hits:217 Events

Betonstar reaches higher with lighter weight through Strenx® steel

Betonstar reaches higher with lighter weight through Strenx® steel

Concrete pumps used in the construction of tall buildings need a boom structure that is strong and reliable while also striving for light weight. Turkish concrete pump manufacturer Betonstar has met these requirements by using only Strenx® performanc...

04-06-2020 Hits:177 Processing

Vizor Connect welding helmet from Fronius

Vizor Connect welding helmet from Fronius

Intelligent occupational safety for maximum comfort The Vizor Connect is the world’s first welding helmet that communicates with a power source via Bluetooth. This means that it darkens prior to ignition rather than waiting until the arc is lit. The...

04-06-2020 Hits:226 Production

Laser tube cutting for beginners and experts

Laser tube cutting for beginners and experts

New TRUMPF machine for getting started with laser tube processing or as an addition to existing machinery // Cost-effective even with low capacity utilization // Easy to operate thanks to numerous automated features  TRUMPF has announced the l...

04-06-2020 Hits:215 Production

"Bending with robots"

"Bending with robots"

The simplest solution is still the best solution Quality and tradition: the engineering company transfluid from Schmallenberg has been producing the so-called mobile bender for the past 30 years. This universal tube bending machine with strong resul...

04-06-2020 Hits:252 Production

HYSTER® ELECTRIC TRUCKS KEEP HANDLING COSTS LOW IN METAL GOODS MANUFACTURING

HYSTER® ELECTRIC TRUCKS KEEP HANDLING COSTS LOW IN METAL GOODS MANUFACTURING

Reliable Hyster® electric lift trucks are helping manufacturers of finished metal goods to reduce damage, and the associated costs, at every stage of their operation, while keeping productivity high. “Metal handling is not just about big trucks hand...

04-06-2020 Hits:204 Production

Iron ore exports from India to decline by 25% in 2020 amid Covid-19 lockdown, says GlobalData

Iron ore exports from India to decline by 25% in 2020 amid Covid-19 lockdown, says GlobalData

Iron ore exports from India are expected to decline by around 25% to 23.3 Mt in 2020 due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak and the subsequent closure of ports, shortage of workers and transport restrictions, which are severely disrupting the exp...

04-06-2020 Hits:439 Production

COVID-19’s initial impact to reduce China’s iron ore output by 3% in 2020, says GlobalData

COVID-19’s initial impact to reduce China’s iron ore output by 3% in 2020, says GlobalData

China’s iron ore production is forecast to decline by 3% to 78.2 Mt in 2020 due to the impact of Covid-19. Between January and February, the operating rates at private iron ore mines declined from 34.9% to 29.6% and overall, China’s iron ore producti...

04-06-2020 Hits:435 Production

New technical article: Key properties of die material needed for structural Aluminum-High Pressure Die Casting (HPDC)

Abstract: In the automotive segment, demands for light weight components have increased in order to acquire low fuel consumption and less environmental impact. This has opened an opportunity for structural aluminium component manufacturing throu...

04-06-2020 Hits:460 Production

AMADA WELD TECH ANNOUNCES NEW COMPANY NAME

AMADA WELD TECH ANNOUNCES NEW COMPANY NAME

AMADA WELD TECH, formerly AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE, is pleased to announce the new company name, effective April 1, 2020. This name change will allow the company to present themselves as an AMADA group company with the highest experience in welding and a...

04-06-2020 Hits:309 Production

Weld Purge Film for a Variety of Pipe Sizes

Weld Purge Film for a Variety of Pipe Sizes

Low cost weld purging a variety of tubes and pipes sizes can be achieved by the use of low cost Weld Purge Film®. Weld Purging Experts, Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® recommend switching home made dams produced of unsuitable material, to their lo...

04-06-2020 Hits:260 Production

Konecranes to deliver next-generation S-series overhead cranes to Swiss häuselmann metall GmbH

Konecranes to deliver next-generation S-series overhead cranes to Swiss häuselmann metall GmbH

Konecranes has won an order to deliver its innovative S-series overhead cranes to Swiss häuselmann metall GmbH, a new customer. The order was booked in February 2020 and the cranes will be delivered by February 2021. The order for häuselmann, the la...

04-06-2020 Hits:181 Processing

Copper 2020 production forecasts cut to 21 million tonnes as coronavirus impact spreads, says GlobalData

Copper 2020 production forecasts cut to 21 million tonnes as coronavirus impact spreads, says GlobalData

Global copper production in 2020 is expected to be impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. After declining by 1.9% in 2019 to 20.6 million tonnes (Mt) due to lower ore grades and production disruptions, copper production was initially expect...

04-06-2020 Hits:426 Production

Further to the statement issued on 19 March, ArcelorMittal today provides an update on the impact of COVID-19.

Further to the statement issued on 19 March, ArcelorMittal today provides an update on the impact of COVID-19.

Firstly, we would like to recognise the resilience and flexibility of our global workforce, whose health and well-being is our first priority. Where possible, employees are working remotely from home. Where assets continue to operate, we are followin...

04-06-2020 Hits:211 Production

Digital restoration is the answer to getting the Global economy back on track

Digital restoration is the answer to getting the Global economy back on track

The Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit announces a series of digital sessions #GMIS2020 will become the world’s first virtual gathering for the global manufacturing community Fourth Industrial Revolution proves to be an effective t...

02-06-2020 Hits:201 Events

Robots as efficient tube bending machines

Robots as efficient tube bending machines

transfluid has a new generation of machines Topic of the Month Bending robot from transfluid with easier programming © transfluid Maschinenbau GmbH Robots have already been used for some time as efficient and flexible bending machines to process...

02-06-2020 Hits:215 Events

WTT-Expo 2020 for the first time in Düsseldorf

WTT-Expo 2020 for the first time in Düsseldorf

Trade show for industrial heat exchanger and heat transfer medium technology from 7 to 9 December 2020 at Düsseldorf Fairgrounds Industrial heat recovery, industrial heat exchangers and heat transfer technology systems are the focus of the WTT-E...

02-06-2020 Hits:229 Events

Retaining the edge

Retaining the edge

~ Navigating bearing retainer design options~ In mathematics, Pascal’s triangle is an arrangement constructed by summing adjacent elements in preceding rows. It has applications in algebra, probability and is a useful model for calculating combinati...

15-04-2020 Hits:426 Production

Outokumpu appoints Heikki Malinen as President and CEO

Outokumpu appoints Heikki Malinen as President and CEO

Outokumpu’s Board of Directors has appointed Heikki Malinen, M.Sc. (Econ.), MBA (Harvard), as President and CEO of Outokumpu and the Chairman of the Leadership Team. He will join the company on May 1 and assume his role as the CEO on May 16, 2020. He...

15-04-2020 Hits:357 Production

Reduce rod weld costs with energy-efficient cold welders

Reduce rod weld costs with energy-efficient cold welders

Cold pressure welding offers wire and cable manufacturers a quick, clean, cost-effective method of bonding non-ferrous wires, strip and profile, without heat, flux or fillers. The process can also be used to join non-ferrous materials of different ty...

07-04-2020 Hits:293 Processing

Bespoke cold welding solution streamlines tube production

Bespoke cold welding solution streamlines tube production

A customised cold welding system developed by British company PWM in partnership with US manufacturer Virtus Precision Tube (formerly Luvata) has streamlined and improved the process of copper tube production. The system has improved uptime, reduced...

01-04-2020 Hits:692 Production

Robots as efficient tube bending machines

Robots as efficient tube bending machines

transfluid has a new generation of machines Bending robot from transfluid with easier programming © transfluid Maschinenbau GmbH Robots have already been used for some time as efficient and flexible bending machines to process tubes. These systems...

01-04-2020 Hits:442 Production

Tube Tech Receives ISO Accreditation Treble

Tube Tech Receives ISO Accreditation Treble

Tube Tech International Ltd. has received three ISO accreditations following an ISO audit at its European headquarters in Rayleigh, Essex, U.K. The accreditations have been awarded for the provision of specialised industrial cleaning services and ap...

01-04-2020 Hits:376 Production

Betonstar reaches higher with lighter weight through Strenx® steel

Betonstar reaches higher with lighter weight through Strenx® steel

Concrete pumps used in the construction of tall buildings need a boom structure that is strong and reliable while also striving for light weight. Turkish concrete pump manufacturer Betonstar has met these requirements by using only Strenx® performanc...

01-04-2020 Hits:293 Production

Compression springs made of tool steel for high temperature applications

Compression springs made of tool steel for high temperature applications

Innovative and progressive research and development is part of our DNA. Spring specialists in Sweden have recently made prototypes and tests of springs in a new, cost effective material that can withstand high temperatures. Test results are very posi...

01-04-2020 Hits:289 Production

Caldwell Mill-Duty Coil Grab for Steel Service Center

Caldwell Mill-Duty Coil Grab for Steel Service Center

A 37.5-ton capacity mill-duty coil grab has been installed beneath the hook of a 40-ton capacity overhead crane at a Monarch Steel Company Inc. facility in Decatur, Alabama. The coil grab was manufactured by The Caldwell Group, a Rockford, Illinois-...

01-04-2020 Hits:266 Production

Industry Leaders Come Together to Help Career and Technical Education (CTE) Students Continue Learning During COVID-19 Crisis

Industry Leaders Come Together to Help Career and Technical Education (CTE) Students Continue Learning During COVID-19 Crisis

Lincoln Electric, Tooling U-SME, NC3, camInstructor, Haas Automation and SkillsUSA Form Industry Coalition to Leverage Their Collective Experience, Connections and Resources to Quickly Support Technical Education The manufacturing industry is alread...

01-04-2020 Hits:688 Production

Metal Birds Made in Lincoln Support Australian Bushfire Relief

Metal Birds Made in Lincoln Support Australian Bushfire Relief

Lincoln-based manufacturing firm Micrometric has partnered with Metalbird UK to produce 250 unique metal art birds which have raised £11,000 for the wildlife affected by the Australian bushfires. Micrometric has produced 250 life-like artistic birds...

01-04-2020 Hits:280 Sheet Metal

Faster designs in mechanical engineering thanks to new uversa CAD product catalog powered by CADENAS

Faster designs in mechanical engineering thanks to new uversa CAD product catalog powered by CADENAS

uversa basic modules for efficient column systems as 3D CAD models in over 150 CAD formats available free of charge KonTec Maschinenbau GmbH has created a new 3D CAD product catalog for its brand uversa in cooperation with CADENAS. The catalog is ...

01-04-2020 Hits:294 Processing

Haute couture for large sizes

Haute couture for large sizes

Precision manufacturing of curved bevels The flame cutting experts at Jebens GmbH master the highest precision: they even cut curved flame-cut parts from 400-millimetre- thick sheet steel with six different bevels so precisely that these components ...

01-04-2020 Hits:316 Production

Postponement of the Indian metal fairs wire India, Tube India, METEC India and India Essen Welding & Cutting to March 2021

Postponement of the Indian metal fairs wire India, Tube India, METEC India and India Essen Welding & Cutting to March 2021

The leading national Indian trade fairs wire India, Tube India, METEC India and India Essen Welding & Cutting will take place from 25 to 27 March 2021 at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre.By postponing the events until next year, th...

01-04-2020 Hits:271 Events

UMS PRO: A new unflatness measurement system for SBL lines

UMS PRO: A new unflatness measurement system for SBL lines

Two measurements improve flatness by a factor of ten and reach almost no loss of material Ungerer's stretch-bend-levelling lines (SBLs) are in use all over the world. With UMS PRO, Ungerer introduces a system for unflatness measurement of strip ste...

01-04-2020 Hits:269 Production

ULTRA 80: a new bar feeder from LNS Group

ULTRA 80: a new bar feeder from LNS Group

The upcoming market launch from the Swiss specialist is more than just an evolution of its Sprint range. The ULTRA 80 is much more akin to a real revolution in the field of bar feeder systems. An oversized base frame LNS innovates in the bar feede...

01-04-2020 Hits:277 Production

Weld Purging of Heat-Treated Pipework

Weld Purging of Heat-Treated Pipework

Some high strength steels need to be pre-heated prior to welding and may also require a post-weld heat-treatment. Both pre- and post- weld heat treatment is necessary to prevent cracking, but temperatures up to 300ºC (572ºF) must be maintained for l...

01-04-2020 Hits:347 Production

New EnDOtec SAFE-HARD 600 wire range from Castolin Eutectic – Inspired by safety, engineered for performance

New EnDOtec SAFE-HARD 600 wire range from Castolin Eutectic – Inspired by safety, engineered for performance

After two years of investigation, laboratory and field testing, Safe-Hard 600 arrives at the market to provide better performance and absolutely zero risks of CrVI emissions coming from the welding material. Inspired by Safety – We are striving...

01-04-2020 Hits:297 Production

Dealing with radiation interference in radiometric level measurements

Dealing with radiation interference in radiometric level measurements

The effects of interference radiation on radiometric measurements can be considerable and must therefore be controlled. As it is neither predictable when interference radiation will be present, nor how much the impact of a distant NDT testing on a nu...

12-03-2020 Hits:374 Production

Europe’s proposed carbon border adjustment could hold the key to breakthrough on CO2 emissions reduction

Europe’s proposed carbon border adjustment could hold the key to breakthrough on CO2 emissions reduction

ArcelorMittal today calls for member states and MEPs to support the introduction of a carbon border adjustment (CBA), as part of the European Commission’s €1 trillion Green Deal, aimed at making the bloc carbon neutral by 2050. ArcelorMittal today c...

12-03-2020 Hits:422 Production

Amazon Filters ‘set for the future’ after metalworking investment

Amazon Filters ‘set for the future’ after metalworking investment

One of Europe’s leading filter manufacturers is poised for more growth with the opening of a 12,500 sq ft (1,160 sq m) metalwork facility. Amazon Filters’ decision to in-source the bulk of its large-scale manufacturing capability will increase capac...

12-03-2020 Hits:397 Production

Magnetic encoder system with Drive-Cliq interface from Balluff

Magnetic encoder system with Drive-Cliq interface from Balluff

The BML absolute magnetic encoder in the SGA series stands out in any application where high absolute accuracy of position and end-of-travel is required. Comprehensive diagnostics functions ensure reliable operation and more efficient  maintenan...

11-03-2020 Hits:471 Production

Konecranes Goliath strides to France

Konecranes Goliath strides to France

Konecranes and Chantiers de l’Atlantique, a shipyard in St. Nazaire, France, have signed a contract for the delivery of a Konecranes Goliath gantry crane. It will handle large ship blocks and panels over the dry dock, playing a leading role in ship a...

11-03-2020 Hits:413 Production

Michael Strand becomes President of T&H Lemont

Michael Strand becomes President of T&H Lemont

Michael Strand has been appointed President of T&H Lemont as of March 1st 2020, as announced by retiring President John Hillis. Per Mr. Hillis, Michael has been with T&H Lemont since June of 2017 focusing on sales for new and reconditioned to...

11-03-2020 Hits:331 Processing

FlexLink expand the stainless steel range with a new 70 mm width

FlexLink expand the stainless steel range with a new 70 mm width

Better handling of smaller products Following 40 years' experience in automation, FlexLink introduces further capabilities for smoother product handling. In addition to the 85 mm, 180 mm, and 300 mm stainless steel sizes available, FlexLink now offe...

11-03-2020 Hits:336 Processing

Swiss company extends the life of cam operated automatic lathes

Swiss company extends the life of cam operated automatic lathes

Tens of thousands of traditional cam-operated automatic lathes are still tirelessly mass-producing precision parts for the watch, automotive, dentistry and electronic industries globally. Though the official support for these machining tools is limit...

11-03-2020 Hits:428 Production

British steel deal big win for industry but job cuts ‘heartbreaking’ says gmb

British steel deal big win for industry but job cuts ‘heartbreaking’ says gmb

This deal is worth pursuing to safeguard UK steel for future generations, says GMB Union GMB Union says the British Steel/Jingye deal set to be signed off today is a big win for the industry – but job losses are heartbreaking Charlotte Childs, GMB ...

11-03-2020 Hits:763 Production

New date for wire and Tube Düsseldorf

New date for wire and Tube Düsseldorf

7 to 11 December 2020 The world's leading international trade fairs for the wire, cable, tube and pipe industry, wire and Tube, will take place from 7 to 11 December 2020  at  Düsseldorf Fairgrounds.This is Messe Düsseldorf's timely ...

11-03-2020 Hits:861 Events

UK Bearings Supplier Introduces Budget-Friendly Cam Follower Range

UK Bearings Supplier Introduces Budget-Friendly Cam Follower Range

In a bid to combat the rising costs of branded bearings, a top UK bearings importer is introducing a budget-friendly range of imperial cam followers to the same dimensions as McGill bearings, made in the USA.. Midland Bearings, a West Midlands-based ...

11-03-2020 Hits:321 Production

HANNOVER MESSE 2020 postponed

HANNOVER MESSE 2020 postponed

HANNOVER MESSE 2020 has been postponed to the week of 13 to 17 July. Deutsche Messe AG is thus responding to global developments related to the Coronavirus. Hannover. Deutsche Messe made the decision to postpone HANNOVER MESSE 2020 to July 2020 in ...

11-03-2020 Hits:403 Events

AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE announces MM-L300A Laser Weld Monitor

AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE announces MM-L300A Laser Weld Monitor

Amada Miyachi Europe announces the availability of the new MM-L300A Laser Weld Monitor. The compact MM-L300A is designed to detect welding defects and errors such as gaps between parts, missing parts, weld depth over-penetration, incorrect focus poin...

11-03-2020 Hits:333 Production

Outotec’s sustainability report 2019: Experts dedicated to sustainable partnerships

Outotec’s sustainability report 2019: Experts dedicated to sustainable partnerships

Outotec has published its 2019 sustainability report today. The online report themed ‘Experts dedicated to sustainable partnerships’ illustrates how Outotec’s experts motivated by our mission, ‘Sustainable use of Earth’s natural resources´ are dedica...

11-03-2020 Hits:340 Production

NUM launches form compensation option for NUMROTO tool grinding software

NUM launches form compensation option for NUMROTO tool grinding software

NUM has launched a powerful form compensation option for its renowned NUMROTO tool grinding software. The new option enables tool manufacturers to ‘close the loop’ between CNC tool grinding and measurement, in order to further increase process accura...

11-03-2020 Hits:338 Processing

Headwall Partners Announces Publication -- 'Headwall 2020 Steel & Metals Growth Survey'

Headwall Partners Announces Publication -- 'Headwall 2020 Steel & Metals Growth Survey'

​Headwall Partners LLC (“Headwall Partners” or “Headwall”), an independent corporate finance and strategic advisory firm primarily focused on the steel & metals industry, has just announced the publication of its fourth annual “Headwall Steel &am...

11-03-2020 Hits:732 Production

Sanderson Machines Announce Another World First

Sanderson Machines Announce Another World First

World leaders in innovative exhaust tube perforating systems, Sanderson Machines from New Zealand has announced the arrival of the revolutionary Sanderson TTP (Table Top Perforator). Often thought of as the dream of designers and the bane of engin...

11-03-2020 Hits:332 Production Equipment

Weld Purging at a Low Cost

Weld Purging at a Low Cost

There are many occasions where Tandem Inflatable Tube and Pipe Purging Systems are not suitable and welders are often left to construct their own Weld Purging Equipment. Often, homemade purging devices are unsuitable and can often lead to loss of we...

30-01-2020 Hits:567 Processing

Nederman MikroPul Selected by Scania to Supply Filter Systems and Heat Exchangers

Nederman MikroPul Selected by Scania to Supply Filter Systems and Heat Exchangers

Scania, a world-leading Swedish provider of transport solutions, including trucks and buses for heavy transport applications, is investing EUR 150 million in a new foundry in Södertälje, Sweden. Scania plans to triple production capacity and ach...

30-01-2020 Hits:532 Production

Austrian metals recycling specialist invests in new UNTHA XR

Austrian metals recycling specialist invests in new UNTHA XR

Austrian-headquartered metal separation, processing and recycling specialist Schaufler has invested in a new machine from fellow native brand UNTHA shredding technology, as the business looks to boost the efficiency of its scrap handling operation in...

30-01-2020 Hits:532 Production

MMK retains top positions in rating of producers of flat and coated steel

MMK retains top positions in rating of producers of flat and coated steel

The influential industry magazine Metal Supply and Sales has named Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) first among Russian producers of flat products. The magazine Metal Supply and Sales has published its traditional rating of the leading metall...

30-01-2020 Hits:999 Production

Combilift nominated in two 2020 IFOY Award categories

Combilift nominated in two 2020 IFOY Award categories

For the second year in a row Combilift is a finalist in the IFOY Awards – one of the most prestigious and hotly contested international awards in the materials handling industry. The company is the only manufacturer to have two of its products nomina...

30-01-2020 Hits:983 Production

More efficiency in power plant construction: welding inside steel components

More efficiency in power plant construction: welding inside steel components

Limited space and high quality requirements demand clever solutions so that welders can work efficiently, ergonomically, and safely. To find such a solution, you need look no further than Fronius. They advised Bilfinger Industrial Services to invest ...

30-01-2020 Hits:453 Production

Pipe beveling machine creates perfectly square beveled ends

Pipe beveling machine creates perfectly square beveled ends

A portable, easy to operate pipe beveling tool that is designed to produce perfectly square and parallel bevels to help assure high-integrity welded joints has been introduced by Esco Tool of Holliston, Massachusetts, USA.  The Esco Wart MILLHO...

30-01-2020 Hits:405 Production

Precision steelwork for roll frame presses

Precision steelwork for roll frame presses

Specialising in products that must be highly dependable, Wiedenmann- Seile GmbH has continued to set new standards for more than 200 years. The family-owned and run company from Marktsteft has successively expanded from its eponymous original bu...

30-01-2020 Hits:429 Production

Taurus Mining Solutions is designing smarter and lighter mining equipment with Hardox® wear plate

Taurus Mining Solutions is designing smarter and lighter mining equipment with Hardox® wear plate

Using Hardox® wear plate and Strenx® performance steel from SSAB, Australian Taurus Mining Solutions has managed to lower the weight of its mining buckets, increasing the capacity of the buckets by up to 10 percent while still keeping their durabilit...

30-01-2020 Hits:851 Production Machinery

AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE Offers Pulsed Arc Welding Solutions for Coil Termination

AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE Offers Pulsed Arc Welding Solutions for Coil Termination

Amada Miyachi Europe offers a full range of pulsed arc welding power supplies for precision joining applications, ensuring exact control and repeatability. These supplies range from lab models with customizable options, to production machines offerin...

30-01-2020 Hits:406 Production

Rising costs and squeezed margins challenge the UK steel sector

Rising costs and squeezed margins challenge the UK steel sector

Insolvencies in the UK steel sector are forecast to rise by 5% in 2020, according to a report from trade credit insurer Atradius. The Atradius annual Market Monitor on the steel sector highlights ongoing challenges for the UK steel industry, which a...

30-01-2020 Hits:371 Production

Redesigned bandsaw achieves higher performance cutting (new)

Redesigned bandsaw achieves higher performance cutting (new)

KASTO has comprehensively re-engineered its 'tec' range of top-end, horizontal bandsaws, which are intended principally for automatic, high performance processing of all materials including difficult-to-cut metals using carbide saw blades. New featur...

30-01-2020 Hits:387 Processing Equipment

Partnership leads to huge productivity increase and cost-savings

Partnership leads to huge productivity increase and cost-savings

A Tees Valley engineering company is set to save hundreds of thousands of pounds each year thanks to a joint research project with Teesside University. Saltburn-based Peel Jones Copper Products, which has provided high conductivity copper castings t...

30-01-2020 Hits:654 Production

Welding Enclosures for Titanium Parts

Welding Enclosures for Titanium Parts

Welding titanium alloys often has to be carried out in an environment where oxygen can be eliminated throughout the welding cycle. If the parts were to come into contact with oxygen ay any point, the reactive metal can become contaminated, oxidising ...

23-01-2020 Hits:447 Processing

New ut phased array upgrade program for rowa & bis users

New ut phased array upgrade program for rowa & bis users

Magnetic Analysis Corp., Sensor Networks, Inc. and Zetec, three NDT leaders, have joined forces to offer the ZMS program, a single alternative for bar and tube producers needing to service and upgrade their phased array systems such as ROWA and BIS f...

16-01-2020 Hits:473 Production

Premiere of ecoMetals tours on the occasion of the leading trade fairs wire and Tube 2020 in Düsseldorf

Premiere of ecoMetals tours on the occasion of the leading trade fairs wire and Tube 2020 in Düsseldorf

Sustainable, eco-friendly, energy saving and innovative: this is how most manufacturing companies wish to come across to the public. However, the road to reach this goal is a long and winded one, especially for resource-intensive technology companies...

09-01-2020 Hits:439 Events

Unions respond to tata chairman’s ‘can’t keep funding losses’ comment

Unions respond to tata chairman’s ‘can’t keep funding losses’ comment

It is extremely disappointing Tata has sought to influence discussions by making threats in the media, say Unions The National Trade Union Steel Co-ordinating Committee (NTUSCC) has responded the chairman of Tata Steel’s comments the company "can't ...

07-01-2020 Hits:462 Production

C&T announces it is to sell EasyBenderR machines in the UK

C&T announces it is to sell EasyBenderR machines in the UK

C&T Channel Matrix (C&T), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of creasing matrix, will be selling EasyBender® automatic steel rule processing machines in UK with immediate effect. Manufactured by South Korean company, SDS, these state of the art...

06-01-2020 Hits:471 Production

Airpes Americas to Appear at AIST, ASME and Other 2020 Events

Airpes Americas to Appear at AIST, ASME and Other 2020 Events

Airpes, a manufacturer of lifting, weighing and below-the-hook equipment, will deliver its expertise to two high profile industry meetings in the first half of 2020. At both events, Tad Dunville, general manager, Airpes Americas, will be joined be h...

03-01-2020 Hits:443 Events

Purging Large Stainless Steel Pipes

Purging Large Stainless Steel Pipes

Restricting the volume when welding large stainless steel tube and pipes can save huge amounts of time and inert gas costs. Previously, welders have spent many hours waiting for oxygen levels to be low enough to start welding. Leading the way in We...

18-12-2019 Hits:1013 Processing

AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE announces MM-L300A Laser Weld Monitor

AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE announces MM-L300A Laser Weld Monitor

New compact monitor for process development and quality control Amada Miyachi Europe announces the availability of the new MM-L300A Laser Weld Monitor. The compact MM-L300A is designed to detect welding defects and errors such as gaps between parts,...

18-12-2019 Hits:610 Production

NSK bearings for annealing line save steelworks €372,555

NSK bearings for annealing line save steelworks €372,555

NSK´s expertise in solving issues for the worldwide steel industry is helping achieve savings of €372,555 per annum on a continuous annealing line thanks to the elimination of unplanned downtime resulting from failed bearings. On average, the st...

17-12-2019 Hits:560 Production

Argon regulator for pipe purging systems

Argon regulator for pipe purging systems

Dramatic savings can be achieved when welding stainless and chromium steels and also titanium alloy tube and pipes with the use of an Inflatable Pipe Purging System. By restricting weld purging zones, Inflatable Pipe Purging Systems achieve a huge s...

04-12-2019 Hits:675 Production

Shape Corp. wins Swedish Steel Prize 2019

Shape Corp. wins Swedish Steel Prize 2019

The winner of the 20th international Swedish Steel Prize is Shape Corp. from the United States. The prize is awarded for the groundbreaking use of martensitic steel in a 3D formed tube for automotive roof rail applications. “With great skill, Shape ...

04-12-2019 Hits:590 Production

MMK’s investment programme to add USD 686 mln to EBITDA per year

MMK’s investment programme to add USD 686 mln to EBITDA per year

Implementation of Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works’ (MMK) investment strategy from 2015-2025 should add USD 686 mln to the Company’s EBITDA per year. This was announced by MMK’s top management team at the Company’s Capital Markets Day held in London...

04-12-2019 Hits:604 Production

Uddeholm Steel for the Meat Processing Industry

Uddeholm Steel for the Meat Processing Industry

Uddeholm have introduced new steel grades for cutting tools and grinding kits for use within the food industry. Cleaner cuts, less friction, extended lifetime with less maintenance of the knives and parts are only some of the benefits. Tests c...

04-12-2019 Hits:611 Production

Protem us80 & us150 id mounted pipe beveling machines

Protem us80 & us150 id mounted pipe beveling machines

50 years of experience and technical expertise worldwide Equipment that power performance. Ø 3.149“-16“ / 80mm-406mm & Ø 5.905“-24“ / 150mm-610mm The PROTEM US80 and US150 portable tube and pipe heavy duty bevelers combines durability, reliabil...

04-12-2019 Hits:592 Production

1050°F CABINET OVEN FROM GRIEVE

1050°F CABINET OVEN FROM GRIEVE

No. 1049 is a 1050°F (566°C), cabinet oven with two drawers from Grieve, currently used for annealing or normalizing processes at the customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions of this oven measure 39” W x 102” D x 51” H, with two drawers rated 250 lb...

04-12-2019 Hits:588 Production

World-first technology being developed in the UK to improve performance and safety for industries around globe to be showcased at Aberdeen event

World-first technology being developed in the UK to improve performance and safety for industries around globe to be showcased at Aberdeen event

WORLD-FIRST pipeline technology which will revolutionise performance and safety in industries around the world will be showcased for the first time later this month.  The development of the first ever FSWBot, Friction Stir Welding Robotic Crawl...

04-12-2019 Hits:546 Processing

World leaders UKF Stainless Ltd attending world’s leading exhibition for the tube industry! Tube Dusseldorf 2020

World leaders UKF Stainless Ltd attending world’s leading exhibition for the tube industry! Tube Dusseldorf 2020

UKF Stainless Ltd are delighted to announce that they will, once again, be exhibiting at Tube Dusseldorf 2020. Together with its group companies The Joint Perforating Co Ltd, Ferrari Stainless & Alloys Ltd and Stainless Metals & Alloys Ltd they will ...

28-11-2019 Hits:607 Events

Austin Engineering named Swedish Steel Prize 2019 finalist

Austin Engineering named Swedish Steel Prize 2019 finalist

For developing a revolutionary, two-piece mining excavator bucket that clearly opens up for further bucket design innovations, Austin Engineering has been nominated for the Swedish Steel Prize 2019. The Swedish Steel Prize, which celebrates its 20th...

24-10-2019 Hits:587 Processing

The global forum for steel pipeline coatings and protection

The global forum for steel pipeline coatings and protection

Polymeric coatings and protection for pipelines create a complex challenge for the steel pipe industry. From factory and in-situ coating procedures and machinery, to a trained and skilled workforce, coaters must also consider that the materials need ...

24-10-2019 Hits:908 Events

Rubix UK acquires Peter Campbell Sales Ltd.

Rubix UK acquires Peter Campbell Sales Ltd.

Rubix UK has completed the acquisition of Peter Campbell Sales Ltd. (PCS). PCS is a leading specialist supplier of metal cutting tools and offers bespoke manufactured solutions across Oil & Gas, Aerospace & Defence, Automotive and Precision Machining...

24-10-2019 Hits:749 Production

Outotec awarded a major grinding mill order in Australia

Outotec awarded a major grinding mill order in Australia

Outotec has been awarded an order by Iron Bridge Operations (IBO) for the delivery of Outotec® HIGmill® high intensity grinding mills and services for the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project in Australia. IBO is a joint venture between Fortescue Metals Gro...

24-10-2019 Hits:540 Processing

PC-based software framework handles offline generation of ISO part programs for CNC machine tools

PC-based software framework handles offline generation of ISO part programs for CNC machine tools

NUM has launched a powerful new software framework tool that enables users of CNC machine tools to generate and test ISO part programs offline. The tool looks set to win across-the-board approval in busy machine shops, where an uninterrupted workflow...

24-10-2019 Hits:710 Production

Outotec delivers coated titanium anodes to Glencore Nikkelverk AS new copper tankhouse in Norway

Outotec delivers coated titanium anodes to Glencore Nikkelverk AS new copper tankhouse in Norway

Outotec has agreed with Glencore Nikkelverk AS on the delivery of coated Titanium Anodes to the new tankhouse for copper electrowinning plant in Norway. The delivery will include over 5,000 of the new mixed metal oxide coated titanium anodes. The ord...

24-10-2019 Hits:673 Production

Industry leaders convene to focus on trade and productivity across Africa at the CRU Africa Wire, Cable & Tube Conference 2019

Industry leaders convene to focus on trade and productivity across Africa at the CRU Africa Wire, Cable & Tube Conference 2019

As interest in the market potential of Africa grows, the inaugural CRU Africa Wire, Cable & Tube Conference is perfectly timed to address the business opportunities for local producers and manufacturers, seeking to establish new trade partnerships wi...

24-10-2019 Hits:553 Events

Heavy-Duty Pipe Blocking with Steel Plugs

Heavy-Duty Pipe Blocking with Steel Plugs

Heavy-duty pipe blocking and stopping is easy with the Steel Plugs Range from Pipestoppers®. Pipestoppers®, a division of Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT®, manufacture Steel Plugs, which have been the favoured heavy-duty plug for applications such ...

24-10-2019 Hits:1110 Production

MasterProtect 8500 CI: state-of-the-art protection for steel reinforcement

MasterProtect 8500 CI: state-of-the-art protection for steel reinforcement

Master Builders Solutions® is launching MasterProtect 8500 CI, a new corrosion inhibitor developed by BASF scientists after years of research and tests to enhance and complement the broader refurbishment and repair portfolio for concrete.  Mast...

24-10-2019 Hits:559 Processing

Metso wins an order to deliver a steel recycling plant to Tata Steel in India

Metso wins an order to deliver a steel recycling plant to Tata Steel in India

Metso has been awarded with an order to deliver a Texas Shredder™ PS for Tata Steel’s upcoming steel scrap recycling plant. The order marks the first steel scrap shredding facility in India. Tata Steel Limited is one of the world’s largest steel-pro...

22-10-2019 Hits:906 Processing

Outokumpu assesses options to build a new slag furnace in Tornio, Finland

Outokumpu assesses options to build a new slag furnace in Tornio, Finland

Outokumpu is assessing options to build a new slag furnace in Tornio, Finland, and the company has initiated an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) procedure as basis for decision making. The prerequisites for realizing the project, details of the ...

01-10-2019 Hits:1131 Production

OD ORBITAL CUTTING & BEVELING MACHINES

OD ORBITAL CUTTING & BEVELING MACHINES

50 years of experience and technical expertise worldwide TT series machines ensure perfect cuts and bevels for maximum efficiency. Wherever the priority is to minimize installation downtime and maximize equipment runtime, you will find PROTEM TT mac...

26-09-2019 Hits:855 Production

transfluid presents strong solutions for tube processing for construction and hydraulics in agricultural engineering

transfluid presents strong solutions for tube processing for construction and hydraulics in agricultural engineering

In agriculture the production has gone from manual manufacturing to industrial production. What used to be processed with simple farm machinery is now at times highly automated and has to be done rationally. This does in fact apply to all areas of ag...

26-09-2019 Hits:683 Processing

ArcelorMittal commissions Midrex to design demonstration plant for hydrogen steel production in Hamburg

ArcelorMittal commissions Midrex to design demonstration plant for hydrogen steel production in Hamburg

ArcelorMittal have just announced that it has commissioned technology provider Midrex Technologies to design a demonstration plant at its Hamburg site to produce steel with hydrogen. Both companies have now signed a Framework Collaboration Agreement ...

26-09-2019 Hits:1383 Production

Innovative software offers low cost process monitoring for CNC transfer machines

Innovative software offers low cost process monitoring for CNC transfer machines

Innovative new application software from NUM enables users of high throughput, multi-process CNC machine tools to implement process monitoring without incurring any additional hardware costs. *  Uses CNC system’s built-in data collection and me...

26-09-2019 Hits:787 Production Equipment

Lead Theme Industrial Transformation

Lead Theme Industrial Transformation

HANNOVER MESSE 2020 will coincide with a period of rapid technological change and political and economic uncertainty. Sporting its 2020-season lead theme of Industrial Transformation and featuring some 6,000 exhibitors, the world’s top trade show for...

26-09-2019 Hits:659 Events

New aqua grinder at european springs & pressings quadruples output

New aqua grinder at european springs & pressings quadruples output

The recent acquisition of a Bennett Aqua Grinder by the Redruth site of European Springs & Pressings has revolutionised the grinding capabilities of the Cornish factory. The new eight headed, water-cooled grinder has not only enhanced large wire gri...

25-09-2019 Hits:1161 Production

Low Cost Weld Purge Dams

Low Cost Weld Purge Dams

Weld Purging short pipe pieces and dome-end welds where tandem Inflatable Tube and Pipe Purging Systems are unsuitable, Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® manufactures Weld Purge Dams. Ron Sewell, Chairman for HFT® said: “When welding tubes and pipe...

25-09-2019 Hits:819 Production

2019 quality day meeting dates announced for flat metal manufacturers

2019 quality day meeting dates announced for flat metal manufacturers

The Quality Alliance, a network of high-tech companies that develop and supply quality assurance and control systems to the global metals industry, has announced the group’s annual Quality Day 2019 meetings will take place in Spain in October. Desig...

25-09-2019 Hits:584 Events

transfluid presents at FABTECH 2019: hall D46577

transfluid presents at FABTECH 2019: hall D46577

A precise engine manifold with two blade cutting A t bend system developed by transfluid enables the processing of tubes of up to 60 mm with a bending radius of 1 x D. Most of the tubes produced in this case have two or three bends, with the cut mad...

25-09-2019 Hits:694 Events

North Yorkshire Pipeline Pigging Specialist Celebrates 35 years in Business

North Yorkshire Pipeline Pigging Specialist Celebrates 35 years in Business

Richmond based pipeline pigging experts – iNPIPE PRODUCTS™ – celebrates its 35th year in business this year with a strong order book and exciting plans for high tech innovations to bolster its extensive range of pipeline pigging products and bespoke ...

25-09-2019 Hits:1079 Production

Manufacturing Workforce Development Key Focus for FABTECH 2019

Manufacturing Workforce Development Key Focus for FABTECH 2019

The U.S. economy gained 164,000 jobs in July 2019, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. With such strong numbers it would be logical to assume that the manufacturing industry also experienced an increase in jobs, but that would be incorr...

25-09-2019 Hits:610 Events

BLM coil tube bender helps K Coolers meet new challenges

BLM coil tube bender helps K Coolers meet new challenges

Environmental and lifestyle changes within the drinks industry have brought fresh challenges and increased business to Preston-based beer pump and cooler specialists K Coolers. The company was founded in 1979 to refurbish electric beer motors (pumps)...

25-09-2019 Hits:778 Production

The music is playing in China

The music is playing in China

Europe remains reticent about nuclear technology, whilst in Asia numerous new nuclear reactors are being build. The bottom line is that the nuclear reactor business remains lucrative for valve manufacturers. en years ago, it would have been perfectl...

25-09-2019 Hits:577 Events

Boiler tube alignment clamp assures proper gap for accurate welding

Boiler tube alignment clamp assures proper gap for accurate welding

A boiler tube alignment fixture for fossil fuel power generation, biomass, gas turbine heat recovery steam generator (HRSG), paper mills, and waste to energy facilities that incorporate boiler tube panels has been introduced by Esco Tool of Holliston...

25-09-2019 Hits:719 Production

Messe Essen organizes first German joint stand at the Russian welding trade fair weldex in Moscow

Messe Essen organizes first German joint stand at the Russian welding trade fair weldex in Moscow

Russia is an important market for solutions relating to all aspects of welding technology SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN, the world's leading trade fair for welding and cutting, focuses on cooperation with successful foreign trade fairs with related subject...

25-09-2019 Hits:544 Events

Oxygen Monitor for Welding

Oxygen Monitor for Welding

Inert gas welding requires the elimination of oxygen from the weld zone during the welding of reactive metals including stainless steel. Before the welding process begins, the oxygen level must be reduced to a required minimum, which is less than 10...

08-09-2019 Hits:790 Production

Meet the toughest and strongest on the Doosan stand at IMHX

Meet the toughest and strongest on the Doosan stand at IMHX

Doosan, the leading manufacturer of robust high performance forklift trucks, will be bringing the toughest and strongest to IMHX 2019 with live displays from four GB Taekwondo champions – including double Olympic Gold medalist, Jade Jones MBE, and th...

04-09-2019 Hits:732 Production

ANDRITZ to modernize cold strip processing line #1 for North American Stainless, USA

ANDRITZ to modernize cold strip processing line #1 for North American Stainless, USA

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from North American Stainless for renewal of cold strip line #1 at the Ghent, Kentucky plant. The scope of supply and services includes engineering and delivery of a new chemical processin...

28-08-2019 Hits:792 Production

Total Strengthens Its Presence in the Industrial Lubricants Market

Total Strengthens Its Presence in the Industrial Lubricants Market

Total Lubrifiants, a leading player in the global lubricants market, announces the acquisition from Houghton International of its aluminum hot rolling oil (AHRO), steel cold rolling oil (SCRO) and tinplate rolling oil (TPRO) activities in the North A...

28-08-2019 Hits:597 Processing

Uddeholm launches global webinars

Uddeholm launches global webinars

From the beginning of 2019, Uddeholm is launching their new products through global webinars. By doing this, the company gives its customers all over the world the same information, at the same time. Uddeholm sees the webinars as a modern an environm...

31-07-2019 Hits:869 Production

How suitable equipment for preparing welding operations will enable you to cut your costs considerably

How suitable equipment for preparing welding operations will enable you to cut your costs considerably

In the field of welding, irrespective of the process used, when we examine what is needed for making a top-quality welded joint, preparation is an operation that is often neglected. Normally investments are made on what concerns the welding operation...

30-07-2019 Hits:862 Production

Straightness under control with ZUMBACH’s new BENDCHECK

Straightness under control with ZUMBACH’s new BENDCHECK

Manufacturers of steel tubes and bars are increasingly confronted with the fact that their products must meet higher quality requirements. Tight specifications for precise outer diameters are established in the market for many years, but demands for ...

30-07-2019 Hits:877 Production

Increase the life of your Tungsten Electrode with MultiStrike®

Increase the life of your Tungsten Electrode with MultiStrike®

Thoriated tungsten electrodes are still widely used in GTAW/TIG welding despite the potential health hazards. Thoria is added primarily to stabilize the arc but it is radio-toxic and radio-toxic dust is generated during electrode grinding. To over...

26-07-2019 Hits:1223 Production

ABB to supply ArcSave electromagnetic stirring solution to advanced special steel plant in Austria

ABB to supply ArcSave electromagnetic stirring solution to advanced special steel plant in Austria

ABB ArcSave® patented technology to save time, energy and materials while improving yield at new voestalpine BÖHLER Edelstahl – a company of technology Group voestalpine – special steel plant in Kapfenberg, Austria. ABB’s ArcSave electromagnetic sti...

26-07-2019 Hits:1586 Production

thyssenkrupp Aerospace drives global certification forward

thyssenkrupp Aerospace drives global certification forward

Quality, safety and reliability are top priorities in the aerospace industry. Therefore, certification in accordance with the EN 9100/9120 standards is particularly important. thyssenkrupp Aerospace, as one of the industry's leading supply chain spec...

26-07-2019 Hits:673 Processing

Hydrocarbon Resistant PetroChem® Stoppers

Hydrocarbon Resistant PetroChem® Stoppers

Pipe blocking and stopping pipes containing hydrocarbons such as petroleum products and natural gas can often pose challenges, with normal Pipestoppers unable to withstand such intense conditions. The Pipestoppers® Division of Huntingdon Fusion Tech...

26-07-2019 Hits:1544 Production

See the latest in inspection at Materials Testing 2019

See the latest in inspection at Materials Testing 2019

Manufacturers can see the latest in inspection techniques at Materials Testing 2019 which takes place from 3-5 September in Telford, UK. The biennial event, which is free to attend, is the world's most comprehensive exhibition of NDT, materials test...

26-07-2019 Hits:736 Events

Hilco Global Delivers Steel and Aluminum Tariff Impact Report on Heels of U.S. / China Trade Discussions in Osaka, Japan

Hilco Global Delivers Steel and Aluminum Tariff Impact Report on Heels of U.S. / China Trade Discussions in Osaka, Japan

Hilco Global has issued a timely and relevant perspective on the evolution and detailed impacts of continuing Section 232 tariff actions on the U.S. Steel & Aluminum  Industries.   The Evolving Story of Steel & Aluminum Tariffs authored by...

26-07-2019 Hits:748 Production

Robots and people are joining forces

Robots and people are joining forces

Continuously increasing sales figures. Next powerful momentum through artificial intelligence. You can rely on robots – and not only for precision welding, bending and cutting of pipes or for transporting and depositing pipes. They generate steadily...

26-07-2019 Hits:814 Events

Plenty of exhibitors have already registered for the world’s leading fair for joining, cutting and surfacing technology.

Plenty of exhibitors have already registered for the world’s leading fair for joining, cutting and surfacing technology.

Schweissen & Schneiden is to be held in the new halls at Messe Essen for the first time It's still some time away, but many exhibitors are already taking the opportunity to secure their stand space for the next SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN trade fair. Fro...

26-07-2019 Hits:1178 Events

Lincoln Electric Completes Purchase of the Controlling Stake in Askaynak

Lincoln Electric Completes Purchase of the Controlling Stake in Askaynak

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LECO) have just announced it has completed the purchase of the controlling stake of Kaynak Teknigi Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (“Askaynak”) to advance Lincoln Electric’s regional growth strategy in...

26-07-2019 Hits:795 Production

CMS supplies a fully automated ultrasonic testing line in Russian Aeronautic market

CMS supplies a fully automated ultrasonic testing line in Russian Aeronautic market

Contrôle Mesure Systèmes supplied for Russian market an automated ultrasonic testing line. Its specificity is that its inspect both tubes and bars. Products are made of titanium and titanium alloys, from 6 to 65 mm diameter with inspection speed u...

26-07-2019 Hits:620 Processing

SPECTRO Introduces SPECTROLAB S High-End OES Analyzer for Process Control and Research Metal Analysis

SPECTRO Introduces SPECTROLAB S High-End OES Analyzer for Process Control and Research Metal Analysis

Features proprietary CMOS+T technology / Delivers fastest measurements, lowest limits of detection, longest uptime in its class SPECTRO Analytical Instruments, the arc/spark innovation leader, introduces the SPECTROLAB S high-performance arc/spark o...

15-07-2019 Hits:764 Production

Springs for automotive – a field of science built on three corner stones

Springs for automotive – a field of science built on three corner stones

Material. Manufacturing. Process. Design. How these three factors interact is crucial for the characteristics of a spring. There is no relevant academic research in this field in Sweden so at Lesjöfors, we develop the knowledge needed to design sprin...

15-07-2019 Hits:725 Production

Dimerco expertise supports new manufacturing base in Malaysia

Dimerco expertise supports new manufacturing base in Malaysia

As China-US trade tensions continue to rise, Taiwan-based transportation and freight forwarding specialist Dimerco has supported its customer―a world leader in mechanical steel for renewable energy solutions―in establishing a new manufacturing base i...

15-07-2019 Hits:840 Production

C&T Matrix extends its steel cutting plate range

C&T Matrix extends its steel cutting plate range

C&T Channel Matrix has added new sizes to its steel cutting plate portfolio. C&T Channel Matrix, (C&T), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of creasing matrix, has a wide stock range of steel cutting plates, stripping pins, pin holders, clamps ...

15-07-2019 Hits:652 Sheet Metal

New TIG Welding Torch Technology Enables Rapid Design Evaluation of Battery Pack Concepts

New TIG Welding Torch Technology Enables Rapid Design Evaluation of Battery Pack Concepts

Lightweight tool allows easy manipulation of battery cans and tab materials By James Tod, AMADA MIYACHI UK Improving battery technology is necessary to respond to the global focus on electric vehicle (EV) technology. One way of improving battery pa...

08-07-2019 Hits:1367 Production Equipment

Lights-out manufacturing achieved in lightning speed

Lights-out manufacturing achieved in lightning speed

Investment in a new CNC mill-turning machine at WES Hardmetal Engineering has instantaneously secured lights-out manufacturing for the precision engineering firm. The Cornwall based scientific instrumentation, aerospace, automotive, oil and gas sect...

05-07-2019 Hits:776 Production

Next milestone in digital transformation: thyssenkrupp presents artificial intelligence "alfred”

Next milestone in digital transformation: thyssenkrupp presents artificial intelligence "alfred”

thyssenkrupp Materials Services continues to drive digital transformation: Since early 2019 an artificial intelligence solution (AI), supported by Microsoft’s cloud platform Azure, has been integrated into the processes of the largest materials distr...

05-07-2019 Hits:1172 Processing

NUM Flexium+ CNC enables sheet metal laser cutting system to achieve exceptional accuracy of plus/minus 10 microns

NUM Flexium+ CNC enables sheet metal laser cutting system to achieve exceptional accuracy of plus/minus 10 microns

In collaboration with NUM Taiwan, the Taiwanese laser machine manufacturer Legend Laser, Inc., has developed a unique multi-axis system for the precision cutting of thin sheet metal parts. Based on NUM’s latest-generation Flexium+ CNC platform, the s...

05-07-2019 Hits:723 Sheet Metal

FACE Urges EU to Lift Import Tariffs on Raw Aluminium

FACE Urges EU to Lift Import Tariffs on Raw Aluminium

Economically absurd tariffs have cost the EU downstream aluminium sector up to €18 billion, putting its future at risk. The Federation of Aluminium Consumers in Europe (FACE) launches today a campaign to request European authorities to lift import t...

04-07-2019 Hits:762 Production

MMK approaches completion of construction of 2nd stage of state-of-the-art sinter plant

MMK approaches completion of construction of 2nd stage of state-of-the-art sinter plant

PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works’ (MMK) new hi-tech sinter plant, the second stage of which is scheduled for commissioning in the near future, is expected to add an additional c. USD 40 mln to the Company’s EBITDA per year. In addition to the i...

23-05-2019 Hits:921 Production

Global steel distributor steps into manufacturing

Global steel distributor steps into manufacturing

Megasteel Ltd, the UK's largest independent prestressing steel stockholder and distributor, has bought steel product manufacturer Sweetnam & Bradley with the help of Thrings. Established in 1991 in Malmesbury and originally specialising in steel for...

23-05-2019 Hits:805 Processing

Low Cost Weld Purge Monitor for Welding Titanium

Low Cost Weld Purge Monitor for Welding Titanium

Weld Purging Techniques are now used in most industries especially when welding reactive metals. Whilst the welding torch provides a protective cover to the top of the fusion zone, inert gas coverage is also required at the weld root. By sampling th...

23-05-2019 Hits:1596 Production

Pipe work for the Midia Gas Project in the Black Sea awarded to Corinth Pipeworks

Pipe work for the Midia Gas Project in the Black Sea awarded to Corinth Pipeworks

Corinth Pipeworks (CPW) was selected to manufacture and supply 8” steel pipes for the infield line and 16”steel pipes for the offshore gas transport pipeline. The pipes will be manufactured during 2019 in CPW’s factory in Greece, and installation wor...

23-05-2019 Hits:3736 Tube & Pipe

PEMA Laser-hybrid thin plate panel line to Fincantieri’s Marghera Shipyard

PEMA Laser-hybrid thin plate panel line to Fincantieri’s Marghera Shipyard

Pemamek has received a significant order from one of the world’s largest shipbuilding companies, Fincantieri. The Italian shipbuilding group is known for its expertise in designing and building cruise ships, offshore vessels, naval and special vessel...

23-05-2019 Hits:863 Sheet Metal

Lincoln Electric Mourns the Death of Former Chairman and CEO John M. Stropki, Jr.

Lincoln Electric Mourns the Death of Former Chairman and CEO John M. Stropki, Jr.

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. mourns the loss of John M. Stropki, Jr., former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, who passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at the age of 68. “On behalf of the Board of Directors and th...

23-05-2019 Hits:873 Production

PORTABLE LATHES SERCO XP-SERIES

PORTABLE LATHES SERCO XP-SERIES

50 years of experience and technical expertise worldwide Providing the industry with the most versatile and reliable flange and valve machining technology The SERCO XP machines all work on the same principle. They are set up and fixed in place by a...

23-05-2019 Hits:898 Production

RIDGID Introduces the RS-570 Reciprocating Saw

RIDGID Introduces the RS-570 Reciprocating Saw

RIDGID® Introduces The RS-570 Reciprocating Saw, The New Heavy-Duty Standard For Fast And Easy Steel Pipe Cutting. RIDGID® expands its Pipe Cutting & Fabrication line with a brand new Heavy Duty Reciprocating Saw designed for Steel Pipe Cutting up t...

23-05-2019 Hits:808 Production Equipment

The UK's largest annual engineering event is on the hunt for new innovations

The UK's largest annual engineering event is on the hunt for new innovations

Enabling innovation ~ Showcase your innovation at the UK’s largest annual engineering event ~ Advanced Engineering is on the lookout for start-ups to showcase their inventions as part of its innovation zone. As the UK’s largest annual exhibition ...

23-05-2019 Hits:784 Events

NUM helps Taiwanese machine tool company to automate production of involute and cycloidal gears for robotics

NUM helps Taiwanese machine tool company to automate production of involute and cycloidal gears for robotics

NUM is helping the Taiwanese machine tool company Chien Wei Precise Technology to develop innovative CNC grinding machines for manufacturing specialist gears used in robotics applications. Based entirely on NUM’s latest-generation Flexium+ 68 CNC pl...

20-05-2019 Hits:1705 Production Equipment

EMO Hannover 2019 – The world's leading metalworking trade show now in the starting blocks

EMO Hannover 2019 – The world's leading metalworking trade show now in the starting blocks

The 22nd EMO will be opening its doors from 16 to 21 September 2019 in Hanover. Once again, the world's leading trade fair for metalworking is being held in Germany, the world's third largest machine tool market. "All major manufacturers of product...

17-05-2019 Hits:815 Events

Lesjöfors acquires Dutch spring producers Tribelt and De Spiraal

Lesjöfors acquires Dutch spring producers Tribelt and De Spiraal

Lesjöfors, one of Europe’s leading manufacturer of springs, pressings and wire parts acquires Spirbelt Beheer B.V., which includes its two subsidiaries Tribelt and De Spiraal in the Netherlands. De Spiraal is a manufacturer of technical springs and ...

17-05-2019 Hits:861 Production

AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA Announces CD-V Series Welding Power Supplies

AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA Announces CD-V Series Welding Power Supplies

High value, compact capacitive discharge welders feature dual pulse output AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA INC., a leading manufacturer of resistance welding, laser welding, marking, cutting, and micro machining equipment and systems, announces the CD-V Serie...

16-05-2019 Hits:864 Production

New Steel Framing Conference Launching Next Month!

New Steel Framing Conference Launching Next Month!

Bringing together light steel frame manufacturers and industry professionals, the Focus on Framing conference and exhibition is new for 2019 - the first highly specialist event of its kind. Taking place on 04 of June at the NEC Birmingham, Focus on F...

13-05-2019 Hits:966 Events

Latest U.S. sanctions target Iran’s metal sectors

Latest U.S. sanctions target Iran’s metal sectors

President Trump signed an executive order May 8 that authorizes secondary sanctions on individuals and financial institutions dealing in Iranian metals in order to deny the Iranian regime the cash it needs to fund its terrorist activities around the ...

09-05-2019 Hits:835 Production

DYNAFORCE - the ideal touch operation for metal fronts

DYNAFORCE - the ideal touch operation for metal fronts

We are already accustomed to using touch to trigger functions. The Algra Group’s DYNAFORCE input technology, however, makes it possible to apply touch functionality to metal, wood or exotic materials such as ceramic. A gentle touch of the keys create...

08-05-2019 Hits:905 Production

New TIG Welding Torch Technology Enables Rapid Design Evaluation of Battery Pack Concepts

New TIG Welding Torch Technology Enables Rapid Design Evaluation of Battery Pack Concepts

Lightweight tool allows easy manipulation of battery cans and tab materials Improving battery technology is necessary to respond to the global focus on electric vehicle (EV) technology. One way of improving battery pack performance is by replacing e...

06-05-2019 Hits:856 Production Equipment

ArcelorMittal to temporarily reduce annualised European primary steelmaking production by three million tonnes

ArcelorMittal to temporarily reduce annualised European primary steelmaking production by three million tonnes

Regrettable decision necessary due to combination of weakening demand, rising imports coupled with insufficient EU trade protection, high energy costs and rising carbon costs  ArcelorMittal has just announced its intention to temporarily idle p...

06-05-2019 Hits:1130 Production

Biggest Glycerin Tank in Denmark

Biggest Glycerin Tank in Denmark

Completely made from quality stainless steel The biogas plant in Hammel near Aarhus can now consider its latest tank as the biggest glycerin tank in Denmark. It contains 4.500m³ glycerin in a fully insulated digester made from long-lasting stainles...

05-05-2019 Hits:771 Production

Higher profit Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group

Higher profit Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group

The 2018 result of the Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group further improved as compared to previous years. Market circumstances and economic activity were favorable in most business segments. The network was expanded with an acquisition in Germany. Van L...

02-05-2019 Hits:716 Processing

Raccortubi Group strengthens its position in Russian market

Raccortubi Group strengthens its position in Russian market

Raccortubi, Tecninox and Petrol Raccord have obtained EAC certification Raccortubi and its production mills, Petrol Raccord and Tecninox, have recently obtained the EAC certification (Eurasian Conformity) in compliance to CU TR (Custom Union Techni...

08-04-2019 Hits:983 Production

LMI Technologies Launches New Gocator® 3D Smart Sensor for Scanning Glass and Other Specular Surfaces

LMI Technologies Launches New Gocator® 3D Smart Sensor for Scanning Glass and Other Specular Surfaces

The Gocator® 2512 laser line profiler is precision-engineered for scanning specular surfaces such as glass, polished metals, and plastics LMI Technologies (LMI), a leading developer of 3D scanning and inspection solutions, is pleased to announce the...

03-04-2019 Hits:826 Processing

World first for steel: ArcelorMittal investigates the industrial use of pure hydrogen

World first for steel: ArcelorMittal investigates the industrial use of pure hydrogen

To permanently reduce CO2 emissions, ArcelorMittal has developed a low-emissions technology strategy, which targets not only the use of alternative feedstocks and the conversion of CO2 emissions, but also the direct avoidance of carbon (Carbon Direct...

01-04-2019 Hits:909 Production

R&M Solution for Kimura Foundry America

R&M Solution for Kimura Foundry America

Six R&M Materials Handling Inc. overhead crane systems were installed in just three weeks at the newly constructed Kimura Foundry America Inc. factory in Shelbyville, Indiana. The facility is the company’s first venture outside its native Japan, wher...

01-04-2019 Hits:860 Production Machinery

Welcome to HYBRIT at Hannover messe

Welcome to HYBRIT at Hannover messe

HYBRIT, an initiative that will revolutionize the iron- and steelmaking, will be on site at Hannover messe, 1 – 5 April 2019. SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall, plan to replace coking coal with fossil free electricity and hydrogen, developing the world´s fir...

01-04-2019 Hits:801 Events

14000f Electric inert atmosphere tempering furnace from Grieve

14000f Electric inert atmosphere tempering furnace from Grieve

No. 885 is a 1400°F electric, inert atmosphere tempering furnace from Grieve, currently used for heat treating weldments at a customer’s facility.  Workspace dimensions of this unit measure 24”W x 36”D x 24”H. 42 kW installed in nickel chrome w...

01-04-2019 Hits:775 Processing

‘Game-changing’ £1 million export deal for Burry Port manufacturer

‘Game-changing’ £1 million export deal for Burry Port manufacturer

A south-west Wales manufacturer is on track to secure a game-changing £1 million export deal in Central Asia which is set to propel its business growth. Huntingdon Fusion Techniques (HFT), based in Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, is a leading inventor...

01-04-2019 Hits:839 Processing

Pintsch Bubenzer USA to Present at AIST Crane Symposium

Pintsch Bubenzer USA to Present at AIST Crane Symposium

Pintsch Bubenzer USA, a manufacturer of high performance disc and drum brakes for steel cranes and other severe duty applications, has been invited to deliver a presentation at the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) Crane Symposium, which...

01-04-2019 Hits:821 Production

Portable beveler saddle beveling machine

Portable beveler saddle beveling machine

COMPETENCY, PROFESSIONALISM, QUALITY, SAFETY ARE OUR KEYWORDS The saddle type tappings allow the perpendicular connection of lateral sections on main pipes. Saddle type tappings are located on collectors and boiler superheaters. EQUIPMENT THAT POW...

01-04-2019 Hits:905 Production

Focused and diverse range of bending and forming for hydraulics

Focused and diverse range of bending and forming for hydraulics

High-tech engineering company transfluid presents solutions for effective tubing and connection systems The highly dynamic stress on hydraulics tubing and connections needs technology that delivers clean, robust and long-term tight results. The engi...

01-04-2019 Hits:917 Production

Doosan powers ahead at CV Show 2019

Doosan powers ahead at CV Show 2019

Doosan, the leading manufacturer of robust high performance forklift trucks, will be exhibiting some of its latest products for the logistics sector at The Commercial Vehicle Show 2019 (hall 3A, stand 3D10), the UK’s largest and most comprehensive ro...

01-04-2019 Hits:868 Events

Xiris WeldStudio™ PIP - Feature

Xiris WeldStudio™ PIP - Feature

Xiris Automation Inc is pleased to announce the release of an expanded version of WeldStudio™, its software utility for controlling and displaying images from weld cameras. The latest version of WeldStudio™ includes the Picture-In-a-Picture (PIP) fea...

01-04-2019 Hits:1203 Production

Messe Essen is the New Partner of Weldex - Russia's Most Important Fair for Welding Technology

Messe Essen is the New Partner of Weldex - Russia's Most Important Fair for Welding Technology

Cooperation Allows Companies to Enter a Market with a High Demand From now on, Messe Essen is closely collaborating with Weldex, Russia's most important fair for welding technology. Within the framework of this cooperation, Messe Essen's team is res...

01-04-2019 Hits:779 Events

Upgraded fittings meet your hygienic demands and ensure superior corrosion-resistance

Upgraded fittings meet your hygienic demands and ensure superior corrosion-resistance

Did you know that more than 90% of the contact surfaces in a hygienic production line come from tubes and fittings? With smooth, crevice-free interiors and secure, self-aligning joints, Alfa Laval’s comprehensive range of DIN tubes & fittings...

01-04-2019 Hits:763 Processing

Record investments by Manufacturer

Record investments by Manufacturer

Ongoing investment in one of the UK’s leading spring manufacturers is securing their position as a key international supplier for the automotive and industrial sector. Over the last 12 months, European Springs & Pressings, has invested over £2m in t...

14-03-2019 Hits:911 Production

AMADA MIYACHI offers new TR-T0016A Touch Retract Welding Torch for Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Applications

AMADA MIYACHI offers new TR-T0016A Touch Retract Welding Torch for Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Applications

AMADA MIYACHI announces that it now offers the new TR-T0016A Touch Retract Welding Torch, ideal for rapid design evaluation of electric vehicle battery pack concepts in research and development settings, low to medium volume battery pack manufacturin...

11-03-2019 Hits:938 Production Equipment

Horyong picks Strenx steel for tallest truck-mounted aerial lifts and ladder cars in South Korea

Horyong picks Strenx steel for tallest truck-mounted aerial lifts and ladder cars in South Korea

South Korean-based Horyong Ltd boasts 28 years of know how in the production of truck mounted aerial lifts, used in construction and other work sites. To meet customer demand, and possess the competitive edge needed on the global market, the company ...

04-03-2019 Hits:866 Sheet Metal

Outokumpu agrees extension of its syndicated revolving credit facility with key lenders

Outokumpu agrees extension of its syndicated revolving credit facility with key lenders

Outokumpu has requested a maturity extension based on an option defined in the terms and conditions of the facility agreement and has received a confirmation from the facility agent that key lenders have agreed to the request. The new maturity for a ...

04-03-2019 Hits:901 Production

Heavy-Duty Flow and Line Stopping with Steel Plugs

Heavy-Duty Flow and Line Stopping with Steel Plugs

There are occasions where pipes need to be repaired whilst liquids are still flowing. Heavy-duty flow stopping and line plugging may require plugs and stoppers to have long immersion in chemicals or exposure to high temperatures, which many such ite...

28-02-2019 Hits:1235 Production

Major success for Hyundai’s concrete mixers made out of Hardox steel from SSAB

Major success for Hyundai’s concrete mixers made out of Hardox steel from SSAB

Since Hyundai Motor decided to go from regular steel to SSAB’s Hardox steel when producing the concrete mixers for their special trucks, the demand has surged. For Hyundai’s customers the long-term costs are reduced as the concrete mixer’s service li...

27-02-2019 Hits:846 Sheet Metal

BONDERITE® E-CO DMC digital multi-channel controller optimises the performance and cost of metal pre-treatment processes

BONDERITE® E-CO DMC digital multi-channel controller optimises the performance and cost of metal pre-treatment processes

Henkel has introduced a new process control system that addresses key challenges in metal pre-treatment as customers are increasingly seeking to implement data-driven Industry 4.0 solutions. In combination with the company’s New Generation Conversion...

27-02-2019 Hits:941 Production

AMETEK Land to reveal new SPOT GS Pyrometer for steel strip

AMETEK Land to reveal new SPOT GS Pyrometer for steel strip

AMETEK Land, a leader in industrial infrared non-contact temperature measurement, will reveal its innovative new SPOT GS pyrometer at AISTech 2019, taking place May 6 – 9 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, USA. The new product,...

25-02-2019 Hits:864 Sheet Metal

Improve Tungsten Electrode and Welding Arc Performance with the TEG-1000

Improve Tungsten Electrode and Welding Arc Performance with the TEG-1000

Tungsten Electrode Grinders are essential with TIG/GTA welding. Using a Grinder that has been designed and manufactured specifically for tungsten metal is not only a much safer option, they provide more accurate results leading to as many as ten time...

22-02-2019 Hits:1773 Production Equipment

AMADA MIYACHI offers new TR-T0016A Touch Retract Welding Torch for Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Applications

AMADA MIYACHI offers new TR-T0016A Touch Retract Welding Torch for Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Applications

AMADA MIYACHI announces that it now offers the new TR-T0016A Touch Retract Welding Torch, ideal for rapid design evaluation of electric vehicle battery pack concepts in research and development settings, low to medium volume battery pack manufacturin...

14-02-2019 Hits:830 Sheet Metal

When the going really gets tough: More bite with DILLIDUR 550 in the rotary shear

When the going really gets tough: More bite with DILLIDUR 550 in the rotary shear

High throughput rates, long service-lives and effective cutting performance in continuous operation make maximum demands on the materials used for rotary shears in waste incineration plants. Such twin-shaft shredders are used, for example, to prepare...

25-01-2019 Hits:1065 Production

Mills CNC goes for heavy handling with Doosan’s gentle giant

Mills CNC goes for heavy handling with Doosan’s gentle giant

Mills CNC is a business quite literally at the cutting-edge of engineering technology. As the exclusive distributor of Doosan machine tools in the UK and Ireland, the company supplies over 450 new machines a year to the market from an extensive range...

23-01-2019 Hits:1030 Production

Steel King Announces Durable, Engineered Drive-In Rack Systems

Steel King Announces Durable, Engineered Drive-In Rack Systems

Allows users to store up to 75% more pallets than with selective racking Steel King Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of material handling products and systems for improving operational efficiency, announces the availability of its Drive-In R...

23-01-2019 Hits:1022 Processing Equipment

ArcelorMittal selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, recognising commitment to advancing women in the workplace

ArcelorMittal selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, recognising commitment to advancing women in the workplace

ArcelorMittal has just announced that it is one of 230 companies selected for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality in the workplace....

23-01-2019 Hits:1329 Production

Combilift Combi-PPT nominated for IFOY AWARD 2019

Combilift Combi-PPT nominated for IFOY AWARD 2019

Combilift has been nominated as a finalist in one of the most prestigious and hotly contested international awards in the materials handling industry. From a large pool of applicants, just 15 products have been selected for the IFOY Award (Internatio...

23-01-2019 Hits:1431 Processing Equipment

Energy-saving fouling removal pioneers launch R&D enterprise to mark 30 years in business

Energy-saving fouling removal pioneers launch R&D enterprise to mark 30 years in business

Recognised for its world-leading technologies to remove fouling from process industries’ most critical assets, Tube Tech International (TTIL) is celebrating 30 years in business with the launch of a new arm that reflects the research and innovation-d...

23-01-2019 Hits:1159 Production Equipment

MMK takes first place in rating of producers of flat and coated steel

MMK takes first place in rating of producers of flat and coated steel

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) took first place among Russian producers of flat products, as well galvanised and coated steel, in the rating of leading manufacturers and suppliers of ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy in the second half of 2...

23-01-2019 Hits:1032 Production

Ultimate Split 6 orbital cutting machine

Ultimate Split 6 orbital cutting machine

The Ultimate Split 6 orbital cutting machine is used for cutting tubes made of virtually all materials having diameters ranging from 1/2“ (12. 7 mm) to 6“ (168 mm) and wallthicknesses ranging from 0.04“ (1 mm) to 0. 59“ (15 mm). It enables the cutti...

23-01-2019 Hits:1040 Production

AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA Announces Extended Force Range for Series 320 Electronic Weld Head System

AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA Announces Extended Force Range for Series 320 Electronic Weld Head System

AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA INC., a leading manufacturer of resistance welding, laser welding, marking, cutting, and micro machining equipment and systems, announces an update to its Series 320 Electronic Weld Head System, which increases the maximum weld ...

23-01-2019 Hits:1003 Production Equipment

1M Euro investment by European Springs & Pressings expands production with UK first

1M Euro investment by European Springs & Pressings expands production with UK first

Exploding in to the New Year, European Springs & Pressings, supported by their parent company Lesjofors, have invested 1 million euros in a new spring coiling machine, the first of its kind in the UK. The Wafios FUL166 is one of the latest large-sca...

23-01-2019 Hits:1310 Production

Metso to deliver a large-scale pellet plant to Tata Steel in India

Metso to deliver a large-scale pellet plant to Tata Steel in India

Metso has won a significant order to deliver a large-scale iron ore pellet plant and related engineering services to Tata Steel for the expansion of the Kalinganagar operation located in Odisha state in India. The order has been booked in Metso's 4th...

23-01-2019 Hits:865 Production

Aluminum Grinding Re-Imagined: Aluminator T27

Aluminum Grinding Re-Imagined: Aluminator T27

Rex-Cut Abrasives Introduces New Aluminum Grinding Wheel to Market Rex-Cut Abrasives, a premium abrasive product manufacturer, announces the Aluminator, a new solution to Aluminum Grinding that prevents clogging and loading. Typically when grindin...

18-12-2018 Hits:938 Processing

Hillfoot Strengthens Purchasing Team With Peter Morris Appointment

Hillfoot Strengthens Purchasing Team With Peter Morris Appointment

Hillfoot, the leading UK supplier of engineering steel, is delighted to announce that it has further strengthened its buying team with the appointment of Peter Morris to the newly-created role of Purchasing Director. Peter has more than 20 years of...

18-12-2018 Hits:1072 Production

Hermle machining centre C 22 UP with pallet changer in tool making

Hermle machining centre C 22 UP with pallet changer in tool making

Hermle machining centre C 22 UP with pallet changer in tool making Automated die machining boosts manufacturing capacity With its standardisation strategy and the C 22 UP machining centre from Hermle, the tool and mould making division of the WMF Gr...

18-12-2018 Hits:1008 Production

Faster processing of tube ends and better surfaces with a transfluid machine

Faster processing of tube ends and better surfaces with a transfluid machine

Faster processing of tube ends and better surfaces The new t form forming machine from transfluid with simple tool substitution and reduced operator intervention. Time-efficiency and quality of the end results play a crucial role in efficient form...

17-12-2018 Hits:1005 Production Equipment

Heavy plates in best form

Heavy plates in best form

Dillinger's Heavy Fabrication Division: precision and innovation on a gigantic scale It takes great skill to keep on coming up with new steel grades and to fabricate them into made-to-measure heavy plates in an unparalleled variety of sizes and thic...

13-12-2018 Hits:1123 Sheet Metal

AV Dawson wins British Steel contract extension, reinforcing partnership and creating jobs

AV Dawson wins British Steel contract extension, reinforcing partnership and creating jobs

Teesside shipping and logistics giant, AV Dawson has secured a three year extension to support British Steel’s, steel rolling operations at its Special Profiles facility in Skinningrove and at its Teesside Beam Mill in Lackenby. The Middlesbrough ba...

13-12-2018 Hits:1236 Production

SSAB successfully delivers steel plates to Kocurek Excavators for 35 years

SSAB successfully delivers steel plates to Kocurek Excavators for 35 years

For over three decades steel company SSAB has delivered steel plates to England-based My Inner Strenx members Kocurek Excavators, the industry leaders in the manufacture of demolition equipment. “We never received a faulty steel plate from SSAB,” sa...

13-12-2018 Hits:992 Production

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