Metalworking Manufacturers Benefit from TigerStop New Product Upgrades

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TigerStop Improves TigerTurbo and HeavyDuty2 Product Lines With High Capacity Motor and Electronics Resulting in 40% Greater Load Capacity - Live Demos at Upcoming METALCON International Tradeshow

TigerStop, the global leader in stop/gauge and pusher systems, announces upgrades to its TigerTurbo and Heavy Duty2 product lines resulting in significant increases in their push load capacities. Both the TigerTurbo and HeavDuty2 are automated linear positioning systems which quickly and easily automate metalworking machine tools such as cold saws, punch presses and ironworkers. TigerStop systems reduce set up time, improve accuracy, and increase overall shop or plant productivity by up to 30 percent. Both the TigerTurbo and the HeavyDuty2 have been substantially upgraded with improved electronics and high capacity motors providing a 40 percent increase in push load capacity. The TigerTurbo can now push up to 840 pound loads and the HeavyDuty2 can push up to 2100 pounds. The TigerTurbo and other TigerStop products will be showcased at METALCON International Tradeshow, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 20 -22, 2010.

“We are really excited to bring these enhancements to the market,” says Spencer Dick, TigerStop President. “Our motor and electronic upgrades on the TigerTurbo and HeavyDuty2 mean that our systems are ready for the heaviest positioning loads – particularly in metal industries. If you need to position heavy material, TigerStop’s solutions are better than ever.”

TigerStop Automatic stop/gauge and pusher systems are the perfect addition to new or existing machines in the metalworking shop or plant and have been proven in metal applications from structural steel to ornamental metals and extrusions for over 14 years. TigerStop’s metal tough solutions range from the TigerStop – ideal for non-ferrous metals or smaller bar, tube and pipe – to the TigerTurbo and HeavyDuty2 – which accurately position the heaviest loads of structural steels up to 125 feet long. TigerStop systems can be used as an automated stop, or to push or pull your material to an exact position with the touch of a button. All TigerStop products are easy to use including their optimization and downloading software packages. TigerStop optimization and Workflow Manager can catapult manufacturing operations productivity, by providing plant managers and metal shop owners with complete shop automation from CAD design, to production, in a cost effective, easy-to-use and implement software package.

Visit us at METALCON in booth #2019 to experience first hand how you can automate your machine tools effortlessly with a TigerStop automated stop/gauge and pusher system. If you are with the media and would like to schedule a demonstration and interview, please contact Linda Ferguson, public relations counsel, lcourtneyferguson(at)comcast(dot)net or 503-869-5827.

For more TigerStop information now visit or call (360) 254-0661.


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