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2011-08-09 00:00:03

Marlin Steel's new Trumpf Press Brake has 132 tons of force and a 122" (3098mm) bending length accelerating delivery times and improving the precision of the bends. The quality is superb for example the tolerances are extremely tight: 0.25 degree angle tolerance along the entire bed length of 122" and the ram tolerance is 0.0004" (10 microns). Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Marlin Steel Wire Products announces the addition of a new high-performance robot in its top-of-the-line...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'