Equipment

  • Citizen 1006-2
    Equipment

    Chipbreaker software

    2019-06-27T15:57:00Z

    Citizen LFV chipbreaking technology LFV (low frequency vibration) chipbreaking technology has been incorporated into the 12-axis, 25mm capacity Cincom D25-VIII CNC sliding-headstock turn-mill centre, says Citizen Machinery. The company claims this enhances the lathe’s production flexibility and efficiency when turning difficult-to-chip materials such as copper, plastics ...

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    Compliant deburring blade

    2019-06-27T15:54:00Z

    ATI compliant deburring blade ATI Industrial Automation says its new Compliant Deburring Blade (CDB), offers pneumatic control and an articulated design that allows the contact force to be adjusted for specific applications. The company claims the tool is suited to light and medium deburring, chamfering, and ...

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    Industrial sensors

    2019-06-27T15:49:00Z

    Pepperl+Fuchs R1 IO link sensors Pepperl+Fuchs says it has extended its portfolio to include reduction factor 1 sensors with IO-Link. The company says that standard inductive sensors can only detect non-ferrous metal targets at reduced switching distances. This is because reduction factors can vary from ...

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    Inline laser marking solutions

    2019-06-27T15:36:00Z

    Laserax inline laser marking solutions Laserax claims its inline laser marking solutions meet the traceability requirements of automotive parts manufacturers. The company says this equipment comes with environment-controlled cabinets for laser sources and controllers and is equipped with dust and fume extraction and with airflow ...

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    Controlled low friction bearing

    2019-06-27T14:57:00Z

    Saint-Gobain PTFE lined plain bearing Combining the low friction properties of a PTFE lined plain bearing and the radial spring characteristics of tolerance rings, Saint-Gobain claims the result is a versatile energised bearing, which is easy to install for automotive manufacturers and avoids problems of unwanted ...

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    Manufacturing software platform

    2019-06-27T14:47:00Z

    Faro BuildIT 2019 software suite Faro says it has released its BuildIT 2019 software suite. This is offered as three individual products, each designed for quality inspection in manufacturing and assembly or construction applications. Outlining the features of each product the company says BuildIT ...

  • Kurt DX6 Vise
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    Machining vise

    2019-04-29T11:07:00Z

    Kurt Manufacturing says its DX6 CrossOver vise features strategically located holes for through-the-body mounting to achieve closer positioning of multiple vises. The company says this vise also uses sine keys, which can be inserted into pre-drilled dowel holes in the unit’s base for positioning onto t-slots, machine tables, grid plates, ...

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    Parts sorting and storage system

    2019-03-22T14:30:00Z

    Said to have been developed to meet the needs of the automotive industry, Daifuku’s SPDR temporary storage and sortation systems for spare parts features an automated robotic arm, which automatically lowers and raises to grasp a range of tote sizes, and it’s claimed is suitable for kitting operations. Daifuku says ...

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    FFC/FPC connectors

    2019-03-22T08:30:00Z

    Two FFC/FPC connectors designed for the growing information market needs of automakers are now available from Molex. The Easy-On FFC/FPC connectors are offered in 0.5mm pitch and 1.0mm pitch forms and both feature a double-bottom contact terminal design that removes dust and contaminants from the connection, claims the company. ...

  • MAHLE_Motorenpruefstand_Assembly-WEB
    Article

    New piston developments

    2019-03-21T14:30:00Z

    MAHLE says it is developing a new generation of piston coatings that are intended to guide and reduce the heat entering the pistons. The company claims this initially reduces the demand for piston cooling, and the increased exhaust gas temperature allows a higher quantity of energy to be extracted by ...

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    Videoscope for machine inspection

    2019-03-21T08:30:00Z

    Olympus says its IPLEX G Lite videoscope is designed to be taken anywhere to help inspectors during challenging inspections, such as inside engines and pipes. The company says this unit carries an IP65 rating and is resistant to rain, high humidity, salt fog, dust, freezing rain, and even electromagnetic ...