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Thread forming slashes costs by 88%

Taptite 2000® generation of thread forming screws combines efficiency advantages with process reliability. A total cost saving of up to 88% can be achieved in threaded fastener assembly.


Compact proximity access controller provides convinient, secure access

The Southco® EA-P3 HID Proximity Access Controller provides access control using HID proximity cards typically used for building access. Convenient and secure, the EA-P3 produces a standard output for easy integration with existing security systems.



Lightweight radio frequency remote control provides peace of mind security with wireless actuation of electronic locks


Modular, configurable and safe

The new modular and configurable SAFEMASTER PRO safety system from DOLD monitors all safety circuits of your machines and equipment. The number of inputs and outputs of the main control unit can be expanded at any time using expansion modules. This allows the system to be adapted optimally to individual applications. SAFEMASTER PRO fulfils all safety requirements up to PL e / Cat 4 or SIL CL3 and is TÜV certified.

Seco Tools

Measurable increase in productivity for cast iron machining

Global cutting tool manufacturer Seco Tools presents a new generation of turning products with the new carbide grades TK1001 and TK2001 - the tool of choice for demanding cast iron machining, hard and abrasive alloy machining. And, thanks to the unique patented Duratomic® technology, they open up a whole new world of increased machining security and performance.

Keyence International

2-D laser profiler LJ-G5000

Equipped with a unique E3 CMOS gloss compensation feature, this sensor offers a 300 times larger dynamic range of measurement than the market. It offers performances which up to now were impossible for compliance audits on complex surfaces such as rubber and metal surfaces, and those that mix the two materials. The performances are also unique: the range may be of 200 mm, repeatability of 1μm and sampling frequency of 3.8 ms.


3D CAD Download Portal from Eaton Offers Impressive Search Functions.

As one of the leading manufacturers of components and systems for electrical engineering and automation, Eaton’s Electrical Sector is presenting its new 3D CAD Download Portal, based on the PARTcommunity technology from Cadenas. A special feature of Version 2.0 of the Eaton Download Portal is its new design. An upgraded navigation function and enhanced menu guidance are additional features, thus considerably improving user friendliness. New search functions have also been implemented, thus enabling users to find 3D CAD models quickly and simply, download them easily and integrate them in their design. The 3D CAD online portal includes the product areas industrial switchgear, power distribution systems, system products, as well as building automation and installation technology.


The opening of Huron Saint-Laurent’s new premises is a great success.

On Thursday 8 December, Huron Canada Inc. opened its new head office at 408, Isabey in St-Laurent. More than a hundred current and potential customers, representing the aeronautics industry, tool makers, high precision parts and general mechanics attended seminars and technical demonstrations presented throughout the day in Huron’s new training centre and showrooms.

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