For modern components for tool and mould making it is not enough to just do their job. Nowadays they have to fulfill a number of requirements. A co-operation between Hasco and a Danish customer was able to proof that two particular components from Hasco go this extra mile. read...

NEWS

Covestro expands polycarbonate production in Shanghai

Polycarbonates

Covestro expands polycarbonate production in Shanghai

China - Shortly after doubling its polycarbonate production capacity at its Shanghai site to 400,000 tons per year, Covestro will expand its capacity to 600,000 metric tons per year. read...

Asahi Kasei launches electric car concept

Electric Mobility

Asahi Kasei launches electric car concept

Japan - Asahi Kasei and GLM announced the completion of a jointly developed electric car concept called Akxy, which combines various automotive-related materials and technologies from its businesses. read...

Complex, fast and fully automated: The art of wire erosion

Complex, fast and fully automated: The art of wire erosion

Wire erosion is a very versatile method. As long as a material is conductive, it can be machined with EDM. The downside of the process, like its speed, are compensated by its accuracy, low running costs and minimal requirements for human intervention. read...

Revolutionary warship from Hungarian shipbuilders

Ocean Eagle

Revolutionary warship from Hungarian shipbuilders

Hungary - A brave new warship is being built by a Hungarian enterprise in a shipyard in southern France. Only three such have been built globally so far. Learn more about the project Ocean Eagle. read...

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Husky's expansion focused on customer success and long-term growth

Husky

Husky's expansion focused on customer success and long-term growth

Canada – Husky Injection Molding Systems, leading global supplier of injection molding equipment and services to the plastics industry, has announced changes to support its ongoing commitment to customer success and its goal of strategic growth. read...

Overcoming standard mould venting limitations: A different approach

Tech Focus

Overcoming standard mould venting limitations: A different approach

There are numerous problems that can be caused by improper venting: Short shots, carbonisations and cracks in the finished part are only a few. Alternative venting valves can help overcome standard mould venting limitations and improve mould performance. read...

Measuring in high resolution

MEX 2017

Measuring in high resolution

With the Tomo Scope XS machine, Werth's mearuting technology is now available in a compact format. read...

Markets

The growing plastics market

Plastics

The growing plastics market

Poland - The Polish plastics market for industry presents itself very soundly compared to other European countries and ranks sixth in the European Union in the field of standard plastics. Poland comes out slightly worse in the field of advanced polymers, but the field still presents significant opportunities for growth. read...

Additive Manufacturing

Partnership to accelerate adoption of metal additive manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Partnership to accelerate adoption of metal additive manufacturing

Stratasys and Desktop Metal extend their partnership, the companies have anounced. Built on track-record of collaboration, this partnership includes distribution activities and explores further go-to-market activities in the future. read...

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Machining Equipment

Industry meeting in Thuringia with useful information and insider tips

Industry meeting in Thuringia with useful information and insider tips

In March, it was time again for one of Meusburger's industry meetings. This time, some 68 companies took the opportunity to meet up in Schmalkalden, Germany. The day was filled with networking, exchange of information and presentations by experts. read...

CAD/CAM

Improved CAD/CAM functions for quick reactions

MEX 2017

Improved CAD/CAM functions for quick reactions

Tebis is introducing the new Release 4 of its current Tebis Version 4.0 at the Moulding Expo 2017. This latest release includes many new and improved CAD and CAM functions that simplify work for die, model and mould manufacturers. read...

Partner News

HASCO Hasenclever GmbH + Co KG

HASCO Innovations at the MEX

The Moulding Expo (MEX) in Stuttgart is the new international trade fair for tool, ...

DIPROFIL Diamantprodukter AB

Precision and Perfection From DIPROFIL @Baselworld 2017

This year again, DIPROFIL’s participation to the renowed show has been a success thanks to our French distributor SAS Veyret who displayed our most wanted jewellery tools.

BORIDE Engineered Abrasives

Foredom Portable Micromotor Now Available!

BORIDE Engineered Abrasives is excited to add the Foredom Portable Micromotor to our offering of mold polishing equipment and supplies. ...

top used-machines of MM Die Börse

You can find these and even more Top-Used Machines here www.used-machines.com!

Quality Control

10 things to consider before hiring a metrology services provider

Metrology Services

10 things to consider before hiring a metrology services provider

How do you handle the topic metrology? Do you have your own metrology department or are you trusting another company with handling your measurement projects? Before you hire a metrology service, there are several issues that have to be considered. read...

Hot Runners

The evolution in fine boring

Big Kaiser

The evolution in fine boring

Switzerland – The new digital boring head with wireless radio connection of the Swiss company, Big Kaiser, is the answer to the increasing demand for smart precision tools. read...

Suppliers Products

CNC Software Inc.

Medical - Precision, Flexibility, and Speed

Medical manufacturing is one of today's most demanding disciplines. It depends on reliable precision, ...

BORIDE Engineered Abrasives

NEW Premium Purple Mounted Points

Our NEW Premium Purple Mounted Points are manufactured with Premium Pink fused aluminum oxide grain combined with unique Sol Gel ceramic grain for an extremely long lasting, ...

Heun Funkenerosion

Small Hole EDM Drilling machine

Manual small hole EDM drilling machine type S-26...

Materials

Asco pleased with metalcasting congress

Asco

Asco pleased with metalcasting congress

USA – Asco Carbon Dioxide Inc., supplier of dry-ice blasting and dry-ice production machines, presented its wide range of Ascojet dry blasting units at the recently held Metalcasting Congress in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. read...

Components

Ipack-Ima presents new concept for 2018 exhibition

Trade Fair

Ipack-Ima presents new concept for 2018 exhibition

Italy/germany - During a press conference at the interpack, Ipack-Ima discussed the new corporate structure, the layout based on target markets, the international promotion activities and the Innovation Alliance. read...

Cutting Tools

For performance and economy

Drills

For performance and economy

The coating of cutting tools is essential to their usability and range of application, also influencing a tool's lifespan. Coating is thus as important as tool geometry and design. read...

EDM

Experienced with wire-cut EDM systems for generations

Case Study: Mitsubishi Electric

Experienced with wire-cut EDM systems for generations

You don’t often hear of someone claiming to have been surrounded by wire-cut EDM systems as a child. But Andreas Hornung, the managing director of Hornung, fondly remembers the machines of his father’s firm. Today, the company is equipped with several machines from Mitsubishi Electric. read...