January 6, 2021
Alternative materials are increasingly rivaling traditional steel in many applications, as they offer many benefits to manufacturers. From a metalworking perspective, however, they can make the material removal process more complex. Here we explore t...
December 7, 2020
Price is an important consideration when choosing a tool for metalworking applications, but it alone should not be the deciding factor. Other things also contribute to the total cost of ownership, performance, and, ultimately, the overall productivit...
November 9, 2020
From a material removal perspective, aluminum is a very workable material. Most tasks, such as fettling of castings, surface preparations, and finishing, have no specific demands from tools. However, there are still a couple of things metalworkers sh...
October 12, 2020
Stainless steel has long been crucial for many applications where strength, durability, and resistance to corrosion are essential. In this article we look at three issues stainless steel presents to material removal applications and share tips on how...
September 22, 2020
How well do you know the impact of the air line installation on your productivity? Test yourself by taking our quiz and answer all of the questions to get your score at the end.
September 16, 2020
We are launching a new all-in-one dust extraction solution to make metalworking applications safer and more efficient. The compact and portable solution, comprising a powerful CPA5000 pneumatic vacuum cleaner and a lightweight shroud, is designed for...
August 24, 2020
Thanks to its relatively low cost and robust composition, steel continues to rival alternative materials in applications where cost-efficiency is more important than achieving the lowest possible weight. However, with a density of 7.85 g/cm3, it pres...
July 27, 2020
The tool used can play a significant role in the success of a metalworking task. That is why managers should pay careful attention when specifying pneumatic tools to ensure they contribute to the efficiency, productivity, and safety of the operation....
July 6, 2020
An increasing number of materials are now available to offer much-needed weight reduction, higher strength, and corrosion resistance in traditional heavy-industry applications, such as transport and machinery. Metalworkers need to be aware of the uni...
June 1, 2020
With many different options on the market, it can be challenging to know what features to look out for when selecting an impact wrench. This guide provides a brief overview of the technology and outlines some simple steps to help you get started.