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DAMING to increase product quality

The privately owned Chinese TAIZHOU DAMING Stainless Steel Co., Ltd. (DAMING) is going to upgrade their existing bar mill with the implementation of a KOCKS 3-roll Reducing & Sizing Block RSB ® of the latest design. The target for this upgrade is to increase the product quality to meet the customer requirements and thus, to [...]


Next generation of innovative measurement system released

Etalon‘s completely redesigned LaserTRACER-NG sets new standards for the calibration of machine tools and CMMs  Etalon‘s LaserTRACER was specially developed for the sub-micron-accurate geometric analysis, monitoring and accuracy improvement of machine tools and measuring machines. It is a self-tracking laser interferometer that automatically tracks a reflector, and hence allows for the identification of geometrical deviations [...]


Overflowing with charm and it won’t drain your wallet! The free hotel made out of SEWAGE pipes (but it doesn’t have its own water supply)

Holidaymakers on a budget certainly won’t be kicking up a stink about this hotel. A unique concept is offering travellers to Germany and Austria accommodation in refurbished sewer pipes. The Das Park hotel has converted the 6ft-tall, 9.5tonne concrete structures into cosy rooms that include double beds, luggage space and even power points to charge mobile [...]


Fine Tubes partners with City College Plymouth to provide Moving and Handling Training

Fine Tubes, a world-leading manufacturer and global distributor of precision tubes for critical applications has partnered with City College Plymouth to ensure that all of its Plymouth-based staff engaged in manual handling receive professional training. Injuries caused by poor moving and handling practices account for approximately one third of all work-related injuries and with a [...]



Roll-Kraft, a leading provider of tube and pipe and roll forming tooling and services, is taking another step in advancing its already industry-leading 97% “first-time tooling performance” with the introduction of its new roll form tooling setup package. The setup package, which will accompany all new roll form tooling orders, includes all of the information [...]

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Olympus Introduces the DELTA Element, a Handheld XRF Analyzer for Cost-Effective Alloy Identification and Elemental Analysis

Olympus is pleased to announce the release of its newest and most affordable handheld X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) analyzer that is optimized for scrap metal sorting, positive material identification (PMI), alloy QA/QC, and precious metals analysis. Powerful, yet simple, the DELTA Element was designed for budget-conscious customers who desire the accuracy, speed, precision, simplicity and ruggedness [...]


Lincoln Electric on Display at IMTS with Solutions-Packed Booth

The Lincoln Electric Company will be in booth N-6520 at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), Sept. 8 -13, at McCormick Place in Chicago to discuss the application of welding, cutting, automation and integration solutions in the production environment. Attendees of IMTS can get their badges scanned at the Lincoln Electric booth, N-6520, in the [...]


Plasma surface treatment applications presented at the Pipe and Tube technical conference in Huston

Surface cleaning and degreasing is an important part of tube production process. Traditionally this involves wet, chemical processes that are potentially harmful to the operator and the environment. One way to turn production chemical-free is to use plasma surface cleaning, which is a dry surface treatment. The subject of plasma surface treatment has been summarized in [...]

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Latest edition to Wire & Tube News Staff

We are pleased to announce that Mrs Jeroo Norman (Vandrevala) has joined our sales and marketing team, Jeroo will be looking after the India and southern Hemisphere markets. Jeroo was previously employed by Intras, publishers of Tube & Pipe Technology, EuroWire and Wire & Cable Asia for 18 years. “I am very pleased to be [...]

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Stafford Pipe Mount Clamps Speed Pipe & Tube Changes

Stafford Manufacturing Corp. has introduced a line of lever-actuated hinged shaft collars that are now offered with a mounting flat to create high-strength, quick-change pipe mounts and pipe hangers. Staff-Lok™ Hinged Shaft Collars feature an integral hinge with a conformal cam lever for clamping and a knurled nut for adjusting the clamping preset, which makes it easy to [...]


Roll-Kraft Sets Record Attendance at Annual Tube And Pipe And Roll Forming Seminars

Roll-Kraft once again hosted their annual regional training seminars in Mentor, Ohio. The August 6 seminar focused on training for the tube and pipe mill industry (welded tube and pipe), while August 7 was aimed at the roll form industry (primarily addressing open profiles but also including form square/weld square shapes). This year’s training events [...]


Faster and smarter tubular parts production

Leading tube bending machine manufacturer Unison will be demonstrating the breadth of technology that it provides for right-first-time manufacture of precision tubular parts at FABTECH. Exhibit highlights include the first showing in the US for a novel manually-powered but CNC-controlled tube bender for low volume work, advanced 3D simulation software for efficient offline development of [...]

At FABTECH, Unison will be demonstrating the versatility of all-electric tube bending technology with a Breeze machine suitable for bending tubes and pipes up to 2 inches in diameter.

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