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    Laser-guided success

    2015-01-21T15:33:46Z

    With an expanding and innovative market, Mohammed Hidayath, national sales manager, TRUMPF (India), tells automotive writer Dave Howell how laser technology is changing automotive production The TruLaser Cell Series 7000 gives entry-level users easy and low cost access to laser processing TRUMPF was founded in 1923 as a mechanical workshop. ...

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    Perfect balance

    2015-01-21T14:57:38Z

    With a presence on the sub-continent that stretches back almost three decades, Schenck RoTec India Limited can offer unrivalled expertise in balancing technologies, writes Manish Khanna, Managing Director, Schenck RoTec India In the automotive industry, balancing and diagnosis technology is an opportunity to improve component performance quality. The launch of ...

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    Innovative roll forming

    2015-01-21T14:51:16Z

    Dreistern’s roll-forming solutions are the key to cost savings and materials innovation, writes Heinrich Weber, sales director with Dreistern GmbH & Co. KG. As one of Germany’s leading producers of roll-forming equipment, Dreistern has developed some exciting solutions to the challenges facing manufacturers of roll-formed automotive parts. Key to Dreistern’s ...

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    Cool India

    2015-01-21T14:42:42Z

    Dürr’s experience in air-conditioning and cooling innovation can deliver a competitive edge for Indian companies, discovers automotive writer Dermot Healy. Dürr is a major global mechanical- and plant-engineering group and generates around 65% of its sales within the automotive industry. It also supplies the machinery, chemical, pharmaceutical and wood-processing industries ...

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    A measure of success

    2015-01-21T14:34:46Z

    Quality inspection in car body construction is moving towards more speed, greater flexibility and the use of intelligent software, writes Judith Schwarz The automotive industry is placing new challenges on car body construction: more flexible and increasingly complex production processes and systems are required as the number of models grows. ...

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    Honda plants earn EPA Energy star certification

    2015-01-09T12:05:21Z

    ~~USA - For the ninth consecutive year, two of Honda’s Ohio vehicle manufacturing plants (Marysville and East Liberty) have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Energy Star certification; while the company’s Greensburg facility (Indiana) achieved the designation for the third year in a row. The Greensburg plant has been ...

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    Lightweight tooling for automation lines

    2015-01-05T18:28:41Z

    DE-STA-CO says it has added more than 150 parts to its Accelerate collection of lightweight tooling. The collection was expanded with additional options to increase automated press room stamping line speed.New elements include: Crossbar and tri-axis transfer press components Clamp blocks, T-clamps and parallel clamp Sheet metal gripper mounting brackets ...

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    Lightweight tooling for automation lines

    2015-01-05T10:43:00Z

    DE-STA-CO says it has added more than 150 parts to its Accelerate collection of lightweight tooling. The collection was expanded with additional options to increase automated press room stamping line speed.New elements include: Crossbar and tri-axis transfer press components Clamp blocks, T-clamps and parallel clamp Sheet metal gripper mounting brackets ...

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    _Hexagon Metrology: Fast, rich and actionable 3D process control

    2014-11-20T10:43:35Z

    Global automotive manufacturers are aiming to improve mechanical and visual assembly quality and reduce rework while accelerating new vehicle launches. 3D Metrology and In-line process control technologies are important contributors for achieving higher quality products, more stable process and faster ramp up for new vehicle programs. The introduction of fast ...

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    TRUMPF DEC 2 - REG FORM TEST

    2014-11-17T10:15:50Z

    First Name: * Last Name: * Email Address: * Address: * City: * Country: * Choose one... Canada China France Germany India Italy Russian Federation United Kingdom United States of ...

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    2014-11-11T08:57:18Z

    El nuevo liderazgo pretende recuperar la posición del gigante ruso mediante la reducción de la plantilla, la cesión de activos no fundamentales y la implementación de los estándares de Renault-Nissan La enorme fábrica de AvtoVAZ de Togliatti en Rusia, más que una fábrica junto a la ciudad es una ...

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    Alicerce firme da GM Brasil

    2014-10-28T22:29:07Z

    Fundada em 1930 em São Caetano do Sul, é a fábrica mais antiga do OEM na América do Sul e tem exigido modernização substancial, mais recentemente recebendo upgrades para sua oficina de carroceria e oficina de prensa Em agosto deste ano, a General Motors (GM) anunciou um investimento de US$ ...

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    High-speed screw-fastening system

    2014-10-24T11:16:41Z

    Engmatec offers a high-speed screw-fastening station for inline operation as part of an assembly line system. It uses a fastening method based on the pick-and-place principle incorporating vacuum suction units. It also includes a Mitsubishi Electric RP-5ADH robot with corresponding CR1D robot controller. The company claims this screw-fastening system ...

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    2014-09-24T13:14:52Z

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    Ford: processo de pintura comprimido

    2014-08-19T23:26:43Z

    Aplicação de processos de oficina de pintura inovadora na fábrica de Kansas City da empresa já entregou melhorias significativas na eficiência, economia de materiais e redução de resíduos Em Abril deste ano teve início a produção da nova van Ford Transit na fábrica de montagem de Kansas City da empresa. ...

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    Hams Hall ramps up for BMWi engine production

    2014-07-17T14:05:35Z

    UK – A new facility has been developed within the Birmingham plant for production of the three-cylinder BMW TwinPower Turbo technology petrol engines, the first of a new generation to be built there. Powered by engines produced exclusively at Hams Hall, the first of BMW’s plug-in hybrid sports cars ...

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    2014-07-05T18:48:25Z

    As aluminium becomes increasingly used by carmakers, Mark Simms looks at the mechanical methods required to join this material Ever increasing pressures to reduce fuel consumption and vehicle emissions have seen a raft of technical innovations introduced to the automotive industry, but ultimately it is weight that has the ...

  • Presse-Information Fronius: Aluminiumteile punkten - Georg Fischer nutzt erfolgreich innovatives Widerstands-Punktschweiï¬verfahren
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    Solutions on the spot

    2014-06-27T16:24:39Z

    Recent innovations are ensuring that spot welding is a viable joining method for aluminium automotive parts and structures While spot welding has been the joining method of choice for automotive BIW applications, one area where it has shortcomings is welding aluminium. The use of this material in BIW structures ...

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    Alumínio para aplicações automotivas

    2014-06-10T23:59:51Z

    A crescente utilização deste material leve apresenta aos fabricantes desta liga desafios técnicos cada vez maiores Para o observador informal, não há nada de extraordinário quanto ao anúncio da Ford de que estará usando alumínio em vez de aço para produzir a carroceria da sua picape F-150 2015. Afinal, o ...

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    2014-05-29T17:13:45Z