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Taking control with flexible solutions

2021-02-09T10:07:00+00:00By Renishaw

As electrification brings its fair share of challenges, Renishaw is ready to transform future production with fast, flexible, and programmable powertrain manufacturing solutions


Metalworking fluid management 4.0 is here


Greater control of processes and materials means greater efficiency. Castrol offers some insights into new ways to manage, monitor and optimise metalworking fluids

GROB says it has rolled out  modules for each of its products that enable greater data capture and integration

I4.0 machining technology developments

2020-09-14T13:59:00+01:00By AMS

Increasing levels of automation, I4.0 practices and advanced materials across markets, drives machining technology development

DMG Mori 5-axis machining centre with integrated laser deposition welding capability

Additive manufacturing and 5-axis machining

2020-01-24T16:52:00+00:00By AMS

The Lasertec 125 3D hybrid is new, 5-axis machining centre with integrated laser deposition welding capability for production of complex components in one hit

CoroChuck 930 mechanical locking between collet and chuck

Collet for pull-out prevention

2020-01-24T16:45:00+00:00By AMS

A new collet, designed to suit Weldon shanks, features a mechanical locking interface to prevent tool pull-out or movement when producing expensive components 


Bloodhound’s additive challenge

2019-11-12T14:53:00+00:00By Chris Pickering

Advances in additive manufacturing are being put to the most stringent of tests as the Bloodhound Land Speed Record project makes its first high-speed runs. Chris Pickering speaks to the engineers behind the project and the contribution made by 3D-printed components, one of the key production technologies helping to make the attempt possible


Clean, recycle, reimagine

2019-09-03T15:24:00+01:00By Castrol, sponsor partner

For precision cleaning of metalworked parts, Castrol’s Techniclean XBC has been designed with ‘circular economy’ characteristics built-in, making it durable and reusable to help reduce water consumption and process costs

Tornos SwissDeco 36

Raising the bar

2019-09-02T14:32:00+01:00By Tornos, sponsor partner

The future looks bright as Tornos helps automotive players to meet their challenges with flexible and efficient technology


Compact machining centres

2019-03-20T14:30:00+00:00By AMS

The QT-PRIMOS 50 SG is a compact, CNC turning centre, designed for mass production environments, says Mazak. It features a rigid integral spindle motor and intelligent thermal shield that it’s claimed provides accuracy and high-speed cutting, with the main spindle capable of 5,000rpm.

Siemens digital machining

At the leading edge

2019-03-04T12:18:00+00:00By Steed Webzell

Steed Webzell looks at edge computing and the hardware requirements for those looking to digitally monitor, measure or control their machining operations

Carlos Ghosn

In our next issue...

2019-02-08T13:21:00+00:00By aladmin

Coming soon in our March-April issue…

Hainbuch workpiece ejector

Pneumatic workpiece ejector

2019-01-30T11:10:33+00:00By AMS

The new vario flex pneumatic workpiece ejector allows for the ejector depth to be adjusted flexibly by means of a retaining mechanism, and positioned in the machine exactly as required for the workpiece, claims Hainbuch. It can also be used as a basic end stop for coolant wash or air ...

Fanuc EDM machine

Wire EDM machine

2019-01-15T08:30:21+00:00By AMS

Featuring a bigger 800mm table, the new α-C800iB CNC wire EDM machine is the largest machine in its ROBOCUT portfolio, says Fanuc. This variant uses Ø0.1-0.3mm wire to process thick, stepped and tapered workpieces up to 300mm in thickness and 3000kg in weight. It also features an increased XY-axis stroke ...

MAPAL radial ISO indexable inserts

Pressed, radial ISO indexable inserts

2019-01-14T11:29:23+00:00By AMS

Mapal says it now offers a milling programme with pressed, radial ISO indexable inserts. The new face, shoulder, slot and shell end face milling cutters are designed for roughing and for medium machining of cast iron, steel and stainless steel, says the company. It’s claimed the tool bodies are designed ...

Ford hotforming Saarlouis

Casting a duo

2019-01-08T16:37:00+00:00By Mike Farish

Two innovative metal forming techniques could have a significant impact on the press shop of the future


AGVs drive industry revolution

2018-11-28T10:42:00+00:00By JBT Corporation

Henkel therma edrive

Driving the future of e-mobility

2018-11-23T16:36:00+00:00By Henkel

Roemheld self-centring vice

Vice for cylindrical or prismatic parts

2018-11-21T10:30:21+00:00By AMS

The PC80Z self-centring vice is available in a new, two-in-one version that accepts the manufacturer's optional round inserts, enabling cylindrical components or billets from 44 to 95mm in diameter to be clamped securely, says Roemheld.

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Extended reach

2018-11-19T10:12:00+00:00By FARO

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Hot stamp harmony

2018-11-19T09:58:00+00:00By Zeiss

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