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Fiber array

FT8R AND FR8R fiber-to-fiber RAID systems from this company are designed to provide a server-independent, end-to-end fiber RAID solution for enterprise and midrange server markets. Capable of supporting up to 5.2 terabytes, the system incorporates fiber channel drives and hosts, and is scalable to accommodate growing storage needs by adding up to 124 drives.

Trimm Technologies, 350 Pilot Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89119; FAX (702) 361-6067; www.trimm.com.

For Information, enter 688

Static mixers

Kenics(R) KM Series Static mixers feature a patented helical mixing element which is said to provide complete radial mixing and flow division for any combination of liquids, gases, and solids. Smooth element geometry is also said to result in efficient mixing of miscible fluids in laminar or turbulent flow, and reportedly disperses immiscible fluids or gases while producing low pressure drop.

Chemineer, 125 Flagship Dr., North Andover, MA 01845; FAX (978) 687-8500; www.chemineer.com.

For Information, enter 689

Crank handle

Available in standard and metric sizes, this company's line of crank handles features aluminum bodies and retractable black phenolic plastic handles. Designed for applications where the handpiece does not protrude when not in use, the handle locks in the operating position, and is also available with custom bores, keyways, and set screw holes.

J.W. Winco Inc., Box 510035, New Berlin, WI 53151; FAX (800) 472-0670; www.jwwinco.com.

For Information, enter 690

Machining centers

CV-600 and CV-1000 Vertical CNC machining centers have just been introduced by this company for use in small- to medium-sized shops. Both products feature cast iron construction, 15-hp spindle drives with optional speeds of up to 12,000 rpm, the Fanuc control and Fanuc servo drives on X, Y, and Z axes, and reportedly highly accurate linear way systems.

ColchesterCNC, 5801 Creek Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242

For Information, enter 691

Crimper

The P51 crimper is said to provide 280 tons of swaging force within a compact machine, and reportedly accepts hoses up to 21/2 inches diameter and performs 720 crimps per hour. Die movement is said to be constant centerline for precise part orientation, and the product is available with options such as mechanical back gauges and foot pedal operation.

Finn-Power USA, 710 Remington Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60173; FAX (847) 885-9692.

For Information, enter 692

Turning center

Hawk TC-300 CNC Turning Centers are said to provide increased power and capacity for a variety of turning applications. The product is equipped with a hydraulically activated 12-inch chuck, powered by a high-torque spindle motor capable of producing a reported 3,000 MTDR at 3,000 rpm. Also featured is a toothed-belt drive which is said to eliminate side loading.

Cincinnati Machine, 4701 Marburg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45209-1025; FAX (513) 841-8991; www.cinmach.com.

For Information, enter 693

Quick change mounting

Hydraulic Ball Lock? quick-change fixture mounting systems are said to combine this company's Ball Lock mounting technology with hydraulic power to provide high speed and a positive mechanical lock. Shanks are hydraulically unlocked, but lock mechanically and reportedly won't release unless hydraulic pressure is reapplied.

Jergens, 15700 S Waterloo Rd., Cleveland, OH 44110; FAX (216) 481-6193; www.jergensinc.com.

For Information, enter 694

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