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Unveiling Chromatic 3D Materials' RX-Flow reactive extrusion 3D printer and 4 more popular products

Sept. 18, 2023
This 3D printer is designed for development work and low-volume industrial production.

Let’s talk tech. The manufacturing industry is evolving at an ever-increasing rate, and if you want to stay ahead of your competition, then you need to stay abreast of the latest products and solutions. Every day, innovative companies are bringing new tools to market, but searching the sea of new product announcements for the one that best fits your facility can be daunting. Here are a few cool tools, selected by the editors of Plant Services and New Equipment Digest, that are changing the game. 

Harris Products Group's V-Series (Victor-style) cutting torches

The line of V-Series 62-5 straight hand-held cutting torches now includes options with equal pressure mixers. The V-Series delivers the performance and quality of the Harris 62-5 while also offering the benefit of using the Victor-style conical tips that customers may already have in stock. For demanding environments, the series includes torches for most fuel gases or alternate fuels. They are all equipped with FlashGuard check valves that prevent the reverse flow of gases for added safety. Learn more about the product


Renewable Lubricants' Bio-High Temp 180 EP Grease

Bio-High Temp 180 EP Grease, a multipurpose lithium complex grease, withstands high temperatures and is biodegradable. This formulation uses super high viscosity index base oil and lithium complex thickener to provide a very high load-carrying capacity, resistance to water and corrosion and handles a wide range of temperatures. With no heavy metals or other harmful or environmentally undesirable additives such as chlorine, barium, or lead, Bio-High Temp 180 is a sustainable alternative that meets or exceeds the performance requirements of ASTM D-4950 (BLGI GC/LB) and has superior high-temperature properties and good cold temperature mobility. Learn more about the product


Kaeser Compressors' i.Comp reciprocating compressors

i.Comp 8 and 9 oilless compressor series is available in 2 sizes and 3 configurations: G, Tower, and Tower T. the i.Comp units deliver oil-free air up to 160 psi and 20 cfm and are compact, quiet, and energy efficient. The direct drive motor and oilless design eliminate nearly all routine services. The compressors feature a reliable 2-cylinder, single-stage oilless compressor with an integrated direct drive motor. Pressures can be precisely adjusted to each application’s specific needs with the SIGMA CONTROL 2 controller. Learn more about the product


Chromatic 3D Materials' RX-Flow reactive extrusion 3D printers

RX-Flow, a line of 3D printers for reactive extrusion additive manufacturing with thermoset polyurethanes, is designed for development work and low-volume industrial production. The printers are a low-cost option for manufacturers interested in testing and implementing industrial 3D printing with more durable, flexible materials than are available with FDM, SLA, and other 3D printing technologies. Retailing at roughly 25% of the price of typical industrial 3D printers, they are based on Chromatic's proprietary RX-AM materials and technology platform specifically designed for 3D printing thermoset elastomers such as 2k polyurethanes. Learn more about the product


ABB's RobotStudio Cloud Software for robot programming, simulation

RobotStudio Suite now has RobotStudio Cloud for robot programming and simulation software. RobotStudio Cloud enables individuals and teams to collaborate in real time on robot cell designs from anywhere in the world, on any device. RobotStudio can help companies program robots more collaboratively while cutting the time, cost, and disruption associated with physical testing and commissioning. Learn more about the product

About the Author

Laura Davis

Laura Davis is the editor in chief of New Equipment Digest (NED), a brand part of the Manufacturing Group at Endeavor Business Media. NED covers all products, equipment, solutions, and technology related to the broad scope of manufacturing, from mops and buckets to robots and automation. Laura has been a manufacturing product writer for six years, knowledgeable about the ins and outs of the industry along with what readers are looking for when wanting to learn about the latest products on the market. 

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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