Machines & Tools
May 2013

There are applications in which surfaces have to daily undergo the exhausting action of natural elements. One of them for sure is related to earthmoving equipment, which has to deal with not only extreme environmental conditions, but also the continuous wearing action of ground and stones.






May 2013

Ingersoll Rand, a global leader in professional tools and equipment, has announced innovations including a new D5140 half-inch drill/driver to the IQ Series cordless tool line and a cordless fastening tool, QX Series, which delivers closed-loop, multi-configuration control for precision fastening at an affordable price.






May 2013

JUMBO’S MV Fairpartner has discharged at the Port of Seattle the largest tunnel boring machine (TBM) ever made. The tunnel boring machine was built by Hitachi Zosen Corporation and loaded at Osaka, Japan. It consisted of a total of 48 pieces weighing 7,700 tonnes and measuring 31.606 cu m with the heaviest item close to 900 tonnes.






May 2013

Italian company Faccin Srl announced recently it has installed a section bending and profile bending machine at Arabian International Company (AIC) in Saudi Arabia. Faccin specialises in the design and construction of plate bending rolls, profile bending machines and dished head forming lines.






May 2013

WALTER USA Inc has introduced its new Walter Titex solid carbide chamfering drills, the X•treme Step 90 and the X•treme Pilot Step 90 for XD (extra deep) drilling applications. These versatile new drills are engineered to boost productivity, process reliability and workpiece quality.






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