ABB Robotics introduced the IRB 6700 robot family, its seventh generation of large industrial robots, available in payloads from 150 to 300 kg (330-660 lb.), and reaches from 2.6 to 3.2 meters (102-126 inches)....More
Coatings may be brushed, sprayed, dipped, powder-coated, or flooded on the surface of a mold or core. The choice depends on various criteria for particular applications, but what is the best way?...More
At its 60th Annual Technical Conference and Expo in Pittsburgh, October 6-9, the Investment Casting named 10 winning investment casting designs in its annual contest. Four investment casting foundries took the top honors in this 12th annual casting contest, designated for designs that serve markets.
The U.S Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is extending the comment period for its proposed rule on exposure to crystalline silica in the workplace. The proposed rule was introduced in late August, with the stated goal of lowering workers’ health risks....More
Hunter Foundry Machinery Corporation supplied two XL2024 Molding Machines that feed onto a common HV-20 24 + 24 x 3 Turntable Mold Handling System at Watts Water Technologies new lead-free foundry in Franklin, NH. Here is a tour of the operation on opening day....More