By Srinivas Reddy Hadley Industries manufactures cold-roll formed products, primarily for the building and construction industries. The company developed and patented a cold-forming process known as UltraSTEEL, which significantly improves mechanical and structural properties of strip steel by imparting a dimpling pattern prior to the roll forming operation. UltraSTEEL uses a pair of roll tools
Spring Pins are used in many different assemblies for a variety of reasons: to serve as hinge pins and axles, to align components, or simply to fasten multiple components together. Spring Pins are formed by rolling and configuring a metal strip into a cylindrical shape that allows for radial compression and recovery. When properly implemented,
In order to carry out a full-scale fatigue test of the composite structures of its Cseries aircraft carbon fiber wing, Bombardier Aerospace turned to Moog Industrial Group, a part of Moog Inc., to supply an aerospace test system. Bombardier Aerospace, which is responsible for the design, manufacture and assembly of the CSeries aircraft advanced composite
When selecting a brake to control unbalanced or vertical loads, designers have a variety of choices ranging from simple locking devices to electrically or pneumatically powered units. There are several types within the electrically released brake family. Some units are designed for occasional load holding usage. Others are developed for relatively high cycle rates and
Whirlpool Corp. announced it has implemented the use of Honeywell’s Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA), into its environmentally responsible and energy efficient insulation used in U.S. made-refrigerators and freezers. The global warming potential (GWP) of the new foam blowing agent is 99.9% lower than other foam blowing agents widely used within the industry, resulting in
NK Technologies introduces ASC Series Switches. Theses current operated switches are precision calibrated at the factory per customer specifications and guaranteed within 1% accuracy. Because the switch is factory calibrated, field installation time and effort is minimized resulting in significant cost savings and improved performance consistency. ASC switches combine a current transformer, microprocessor-based signal conditioner
Molex Incorporated has released a vertical configuration version of its DuraClik™ 2.00mm pitch wire-to-board connectors. The new vertical DuraClik connector is designed for on-board automotive instrumentation, including steering...
Presents Dozens of New Products & Line Expansions General Tools & Instruments announces its 2014 full-line tools and instruments catalog, which is available in traditional print format, digital format and can also be viewed on the General website at http://www.generaltools.com. Featuring more than 1,300 items, the 292-page, full-color glossy catalog presents General’s complete product line,
L-com Inc., a designer and manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, says it now offers three new interface options with its Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) USB 3.0 Cables. USB 3.0 Type A, Type B and Type Micro B are now available for customers. The new series, featuring LSZH cable jackets, can reduce the
MecSoft Corporation, the developer of computer aided manufacturing (CAM) software solutions, has announced VisualXPORT 2014 for SolidWorks. VisualXPORT for SolidWorks is a direct plug-in for SolidWorks, letting users export their parts in VisualMILL formatted files (.vcp). The solution provides an enhanced workflow for companies that design in SolidWorks and use VisualMILL in their manufacturing process. […]
Alicat Scientific, Inc. designers wanted to replace separate instruments and allow researchers to make rapid changes to experimental setups. Their answer was the MCD-Series bidirectional mass flow and...
Recent company acquisitions of Muncie Power Products’ parent company, the Interpump Group, were the first steps toward this year’s launch of several new Muncie valve lines that will accommodate high pressure systems, and offer great performance. Besides complimenting the high performance Optimum pumps and other similar products, the new valves really complete Muncie’s inventory of