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Tregaskiss is an industry leader in the development and manufacture of quality robotic MIG welding guns, peripherals and consumables for high volume production facilities world-wide. Vision, commitment, and a team approach are pivotal to the success that Tregaskiss has enjoyed with its TOUGH GUN™, TOUGH LOCK™, and TOUGH GARD™ MIG welding products. Built with durability, precision, and productivity in mind, TOUGH GUN Robotic MIG Products from Tregaskiss are the toughest available. Our TOUGH GUN ThruArm™, Robotic, and Automatic MIG Guns and our TOUGH GUN Robotic Peripherals are designed to provide you with a fully integrated welding system. TOUGH GUN Robotic MIG Gun performance is enhanced by our TOUGH LOCK™ Consumable System. Reap the benefits of fewer consumable replacements, reduced downtime and rework with this winning combination. Tregaskiss has the ability to react quickly to your application-specific needs with engineering, technical support and service.

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New Low-Stress Unicable Technology Reduces Robotic Welding Downtime

POSTED 09/29/2008

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DSOR, Ontario, Canada. September 29, 2008— Tregaskiss has introduced its new TOUGH GUN™ ThruArm™ Series with patent-pending LSR (Low-Stress Robotic) Unicable technology. Designed specifically to minimize downtime and improve welding performance on today’s thru-arm robotic welding systems, the TOUGH GUN ThruArm Series with LSR Unicables is available as a complete package (from the feeder to the contact tip) for both clutch and solid-mount robotic systems, including those by Fanuc, OTC Daihen, ABB and Motoman. The LSR Unicables are also available separately for replacement should they become worn, and they can be installed on thru-arm robots featuring other select brands of air-cooled robotic guns.
   
Tregaskiss’ LSR Unicables incorporate unique features to prevent production downtime, including a rotating power connection that relieves stress caused by routine torsion and a protective conduit to shield the cable components from harsh welding environments. Tregaskiss guarantees the LSR Unicables with a 2 year limited warranty.
   
At 100% duty cycle, the ThruArm Series and LSR Unicables provide 500 amps air-cooled capacity with CO2 and 350 amps with mixed gases (based on NEMA standards).
   
For more information on Tregaskiss® Products, call 1-877-737-3111 or fax 1-877-737-2111 in Canada & USA, write Tregaskiss, 2570 North Talbot Road, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, N0R 1L0, email info@tregaskiss.com or visit Tregaskiss.com. Internationally, call +1-519-737-3000 or fax +1-519-737-2111.
   
Tregaskiss is an industry leader in the development and manufacture of MIG welding guns and peripherals. Its brands include TOUGH GUN Manual, Robotic MIG Guns and Peripherals, TGX™ MIG Guns and TOUGH GARD™ Anti-Spatter. Tregaskiss has offices in Canada, England and China.  Tregaskiss is a wholly owned subsidiary of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), Glenview, Ill. ITW is a diversified multinational manufacturer of highly engineered components, assemblies and systems.