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GMAW machines designed
for simple operation
Miller Electric Mfg. LLC has introduced the
Millermatic® 255 GMAW and Multimatic®
255 multiprocess welding machines. They
are designed for simplified setup and use
for welders of all skill levels.
The inverter unit weighs 84 lbs. Optional EZ-Latch™
running gear simplifies movement of the machines
around the shop or in the field. The integrated running
gear is available in single- and dual-cylinder models.
The user interface on both machines features a 7-in.
color LCD screen and straightforward controls. Auto-Set™ Elite technology allows the operator to set weld
parameters by selecting wire and gas type, wire diameter, and material thickness.
Miller Electric Mfg. LLC
Spot welding power
supplies offer real-time SPC
Amada Miyachi America
Inc. offers the
DC2013-T series resistance
spot welding power supply, manufactured by sister company Mac-Gregor™. The system combines
touch-panel integrated database
process control and monitoring
with ultrahigh-duty and low-ripple
The power supply employs real-time SPC, allowing welding database profiles to be stored, monitored, and adjusted from anywhere
in the world using TCP/IP Ethernet.
Operators can view work instructions and process manuals
with weld schedules and see image
files with weld schedule for quality
control and process checking. A
7-in. color touchscreen interface
offers a context-sensitive, intuitive
Amada Miyachi America
Surface grinder can have
three axes fully automated
Kaast Machine Tools
offers the saddle-
style F-Grind AH se-
ries surface grinder.
Featuring hardened, ground, and
PTFE-coated table guideways, the
machine offers full stress-relieved
main parts to help increase rigid-
ity, stability, and grinding accuracy.
With an optional AD5 auto down-
feed system, three axes of the
grinder can be fully automated.
The standard configuration in-
cludes a double V guide for trans-
verse and combined flat and V
guides for the longitudinal move-
ments. These grinders also incor-
porate rapid traverse to working
height and magnetization of the ta-
ble. They accommodate workpieces
from 5. 8 by 17. 5 in. to 15. 5 by 31 in.,
depending on the model. The spin-
dle motors are available with up to
7. 5 HP and speeds up to 2,900 RPM.
Kaast Machine Tools Inc.