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Assmann Corporation announces new NSF 61 Certification for its crosslink tanks. Assmann’s High-density crosslink resin tanks are Certified for chemical storage and are suitable for a variety of chemicals. Assmann’s crosslink tanks include vertical storage, horizontal storage, double wall, conical bottom and open top tanks as well as chemical feed stations and secondary containment basins.

Solar Panel Component Parts

Johnson Bros. Metal Forming Co. is busy making Solar Panel Frames and other Solar Energy components such as Supports and Structure Components for the Solar Panels, as well as Reflectors and Reflector Troughs for Solar Concentrators.

New Stainless Steel Adjustable Rod Guide

Sierra Pacific Engineering and Products has added a new adjustable rod guide to their product line. It is the 710SS, in many cases it is not desirable to weld steel to stainless so SPEP has created a new rod guide in stainless steel. Now a stainless steel NEMA enclosure can be produced without the trouble of welding a steel part to the stainless steel. This allows for easy production of enclosures as well as a completely corrosion resistant system. SPEP has received an ISO 9000 certification so high quality parts can always be guaranteed.

Suncor Stainless, Inc. Is On the List

Plymouth, MA – July 19, 2010 – Suncor Stainless, Inc. has joined the elite rankings of companies in the U.S. Government’s Quality Manufacturer’s List (QML). After extensive technology investments, manufacturing and testing, Suncor has met the government’s quality and testing requirements for aircraft control cable terminals and assemblies. They are now listed in QML-6117 and QPL-781 for these specific components. These qualifications allow them to provide military and federal specification products to the aircraft and industrial markets.

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc. Offers Complete Line of Linear Actuator Products with Programming Capability

Waterbury, CT – Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions IDEA™ Drive technology is now available across the line of linear actuator products including the Size 17 stepper motor linear actuators, LRS™ and RGS® linear rail systems, and ScrewRail® linear actuators. For maximum flexibility, the IDEA Drive is also available in a stand-alone compact programmable drive module that will operate all Haydon™ linear actuators up to and including the size 23.


Adwest Technologies, Inc (Anaheim, CA). announces 97% primary energy recovery for cost effective ultra low RTO energy usage on low solvent inlet loading VOC and odor processes. Adwest’s FLAMELESS operation RETOX Dual Chamber Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) systems provide proven 99% VOC Abatement with a low pressure drop dual chamber ceramic heat exchanger rated up to 97% effective primary heat recovery efficiency for extremely low system energy and operation costs. Flameless NOx-Free (no nitrous oxide byproducts) RETOX RTO units are provided in compact, skid mounted, prepiped and wired modules which are available from 1,000 to 80,000 Cfm flowrates.. Adwest’s dedicated Anaheim, CA RTO headquarters and fabrication facilities provide shop assembled modules which provides industry with lower cost, rapid field installation at client’s facilities for expedited VOC compliance schedules..

Safety Issues with Dust Collectors, Baghouses and Venting Dust Producing Operations

Typical manufacturing, mining and material handling operations produce various types of dust and other contaminants. These contaminants may be quite toxic when they enter the workers’ lungs. Protection systems involve either suppressing the mostly solid particulate contaminants generated or the venting and collection of the contaminants.

Roll Forming Defined

Compared to brake forming, roll forming can produce more parts with greater uniformity and consistency throughout the length of the part. Roll forming also eliminates multiple stage operations, trim scrap, and slitting burrs.

Enhanced Safety and Performance

Columbia Machine, Inc. realizes how important it is to ensure a safe working environment, while providing optimal performance from your palletizing equipment. These enhanced standard safety features offer the highest level of protection for your employees, protection they deserve.

Hot Bond® from NewAge® Industries Eliminates Cumbersome Bundles of Tubing, Helps Companies Save Money & Time on Installation

Southampton, PA – Now available from plastic tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries is Hot Bond thermally bonded tubing. The Hot Bond process joins lengths of reinforced and unreinforced tubing of similar material using heat, not leachable adhesives or solvents, for an orderly arrangement. This ribbon of tubing is used in both new and existing equipment in industries such as appliance, food service, pool and spa, paint application, robotics, processing, maintenance, medical, automotive, and others.

Organizing the Easy Way with Boltless Industrial Steel Shelving

Do you have a stock room that you need to organize; product you need to store and organize in your back room; or records you need to archive…then boltless industrial steel shelving is the perfect solution for you. The simplicity of designing, installing and relocating, if necessary, makes it a cost effective and time saving solution for your organizational, display and storage needs.

Fluid Research Raises the Bar on Precision and Accuracy in Continuous Dispensing of Bulk Materials

Tustin, CA – July, 2010 – Fluid Research Corporation (FRC), a leading innovator and manufacturer of precision dispensing systems, has launched the FlexiMeter™ , a positive displacement, single component dispensing system that uses a progressing cavity pump to ensure dosing with the strictest accuracy, repeatability and dependability.

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Introduces the RGS04 Dual Carriage Linear Rail and Programmable Actuator Assembly

Waterbury, CT – Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, a premier manufacturer of engineered linear motion products, offers the dual carriage RGS04 motorized linear rail assembly. This system combines many of Haydon Kerk’s patented motion technologies into a single integrated system. The RGS® brand linear rail will come preassembled with the IDEA™ programmable actuator, greatly simplifying product integration for the OEM.

Mokon’s Line of Iceman Portable Chillers Just Got Bigger

Mokon’s line of Iceman Portable Chillers has been expanded with a new unit that offers from ¼ ton up to 40 tons of cooling capacity in both air-cooled and water-cooled designs. These new chillers meet process cooling requirements to 5?F (-15?C). The addition of the 40-Ton portable chiller to Mokon’s Iceman line is in response to feedback received from customers.

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Inspires Next Generation of Innovators as Silver Supplier of the FIRST® Robotics Competition

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc. has joined forces with FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), a not-for-profit organization founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology, as a Silver Supplier of the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC®). The FIRST Robotics Competition Silver Supplier level designates a contribution between $10,000 and $50,000. Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc provided lead screws and anti-backlash nuts for the 2010 FRC Kit of Parts which was distributed to more than 1,800 teams of high-school students on January 9, 2010.

New Age Industries: Heavy Duty Cam Operated Couplings Available in Four Materials

Tubing manufacturer NewAge Industries is pleased to offer its line of cam operated couplings in four materials: glass-fiber-reinforced nylon, industrial-grade glass-fiber-reinforced polypropylene, PVDF, and food-grade polypropylene. The couplings compliment the company’s tubing and reinforced hose products that are well suited to a wide variety of applications.

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Introduces the IDEA Non-Captive Programmable Linear Actuator

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions introduces the Haydon RoHS compliant IDEA™ non-captive programmable linear actuator. In addition to full programmability through an easy-to-use graphic user interface, the non-captive actuator configuration is capable of up to 20′ of stroke length with a variety of screw pitches allowing fine resolution linear motion. The non-captive IDEA programmable actuator is perfect for small gantry robots, motion systems for optics and lasers, high resolution imaging, precision fluid dispense, and other applications requiring precision linear motion.

Electron Energy Corporation Wins Phase I Research Contract to Design Environmentally Friendly Magnetic Refrigerator for U. S. Air Force

Electron Energy Corporation (EEC), the nation’s leading producer of rare-earth magnets for critical applications, was recently awarded a $100,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, OH, for the development of a magnetic refrigerator. EEC is collaborating on the project with Astronautics Corporation of America, Milwaukee, WI, a global leader in developing cutting-edge magnetocaloric refrigeration systems. The announcement was made by EEC President Michael H. Walmer.

MOKON Offers Heating/Chilling System in One Package

Mokon’s Full Range process temperature control system offers a combination heating/chilling system in one convenient package. These units are ideal for applications including jacketed vessels, reactors, multiple-zone processes, laboratory, sanitary, food processing, chemical processing, and other processes that require both heating and chilling.

Rotron® Regenerative Blowers for Commercial Spa Agitation Develop Ideal Air Flows and Pressures for Optimized Aeration

Rotron® brand regenerative blowers designed for commercial spa agitation have been engineered to develop ideal air flows and pressures for optimized aeration in spas and hot tubs. This specialty family of blowers includes five standard models available with a wide range of options and accessories to meet the most demanding application requirements.