Germany - In a joint project, trainees from Hasco, the Lüdenscheid-based manufacturer of standard mould components, and Pöppelmann Kunststoffwerk–Werkzeugbau, Lohne, Germany have designed, built and sampled a complete injection mould. read...

NEWS

Mould base supplier increases manufacturing capacity

Tekis Kalip

Mould base supplier increases manufacturing capacity

Turkey – Mould base manufacturer Tekis said it has increased its CNC machining capacity to 2.2 m x 3.2 m, 30 tons by investing in two CNC machines. read...

Material recycling: Making plastic products sustainable

Plastics - research and development

Material recycling: Making plastic products sustainable

Germany – Recycling is becoming ever more important in production. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF now investigate how halogen-free flame-retardant plastics can be recycled. This project should also produce results that enable SMEs to cut down costs. read...

Expansion in Poland with a new distributor

Zimmer & Kreim

Expansion in Poland with a new distributor

Germany/Poland – Since the beginning of April, APX Technologie Sp z o.o. has been a Zimmer & Kreim distributor for Poland. read...

Side injection valve gate nozzle enables compact moulds

Männer Solutions for Plastics

Side injection valve gate nozzle enables compact moulds

Germany – Due to their tubular geometry (long, narrow cores with an opening on both sides) syringe barrels require side injection during the plastic injection moulding process. read...

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Markets

China's die and mould makers increasingly internationally competitive

DMC 2016

China's die and mould makers increasingly internationally competitive

China - This year’s Die and Mould China exhibition (28 June - 7 July, Shanghai) will mark the 16th time this trade show has been held. In an exclusive interview, Wu Bingshu, deputy vice-chairman and secretary general, China Die & Mould Industry Association, discusses the current situation in the industry. read...

Additive Manufacturing

In the fast lane

Zoomed in / EOS

In the fast lane

Germany – Additive manufacturing (AM) has the potential to fundamentally change the industry. Originally applied in the field of rapid prototyping, the technology is now increasingly finding its way into series production. read...

Machining Equipment

Rough and tough - high-efficiency roughing versus high-speed roughing

Rough and tough - high-efficiency roughing versus high-speed roughing

USA – A modern high-speed machining strategy for roughing on machines capable of running complex NC files at high speeds, or adaptive clearing, maintains a constant radial tool engagement throughout the entire cut. Larger axial depth of cut can be taken, while simultaneously maintaining a high feed rate. read...

CAD/CAM

Aerospace toolmakers invest in 5-axis CAM software

Delcam

Aerospace toolmakers invest in 5-axis CAM software

UK – The variety of lightweight materials used in the aerospace industry requires CAM software to be precise, efficient and easy to operate. Now a Birmingham toolmaking company has invested in a package that reduces programming time by grouping work steps. read...

Partner News

SolidCAM Ltd.

Cutting steel part with iMachining in INCOMAC company - saving 75% in cycle time on a part that has a 200 per-month run!!

..they were shocked and had no words, calculating how much iMachining would save on the 200 part run they must machine every month!

SolidCAM Ltd.

iMachining benchmark at SolidCAM customer Meir Mechanics - saving 74% in Aluminum!

...the director did not expect that you can save so much in aluminum, ...

SolidCAM Ltd.

iMachining success - cycle time reduction by 70% against Competitor CAM in Aluminum

..prospect working with Competitor CAM and wanted to change for a CAM solution integrated in SolidWorks... ...

Quality

Customers gain experience before committing to capital costs

Additive Manufacturing

Customers gain experience before committing to capital costs

Renishaw’s newly opened network of global solutions centres provides ‘try before you buy’ access to the latest additive manufacturing (AM) machinery. ETMM caught up with Marc Saunders, Renishaw’s director of global solutions centres to find out more. read...

Suppliers Products

FCPK Bytow Sp. z.o.o.

Unique Bronze-Rite bushings by FCPK Bytów - Unique Bronze-Rite bushings by FCPK Bytów

BRONZE-RITE GUIDE BUSHES FOR MOLDS AND DIE SETS

Useful life of mold or die very strongly depends on accuracy, ...

Vero Software Limited

Cabinet Vision

CABINET VISION helps enable any furniture, woodworking or kitchen cabinet manufacturer to fully automate its design through manufacturing processes, ...

Jongen Werkzeugtechnik GmbH

Jongen UNI-MILL Milling System Type 428

Milling system Type 428 for machining aluminum for the mould and die construction

Suppliers Events

Jongen Werkzeugtechnik GmbH

30. BI-MU

10/04/2016 - 10/08/2016

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MICRONORA

09/27/2016 - 09/30/2016

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AMB

09/13/2016 - 09/17/2016

CUMSA

K 2016

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