A contract manufacturer from Franconia produces parts on his stamping line, which many others can only produce with a costly fine cutting method. The great know-how in both in-house die making and in-house tool making makes this possible. The medium-sized company uses standard parts from Meusburger for its dies. read...

NEWS

Automation assistant for metalworking industry

EMO 2017

Automation assistant for metalworking industry

The Finnish provider for automation systems, Fastems releases the latest version of its software for automated pallet handling for the metalworking industry at EMO Hanover 2017. read...

Sandvik Coromant: Focus on turing concepts and digitalisation

EMO 2017

Sandvik Coromant: Focus on turing concepts and digitalisation

Tool manufacturer Sandvik Coromant has announced it will focus on automation on their presence at EMO Hanover 2017. According to the company, “the future of machining and production” will be în the centre of their presentation on a 528 m² booth. read...

Milacron Expands Hot Runner Facility in China

China: Plastics Industry

Milacron Expands Hot Runner Facility in China

Milacron announced the completion of an 8,200 m2 expansion in Kunshan City, Jiangsu, China to their hot runner and control systems manufacturing facility and a 2,500 m2 expansion in administration and support staff offices. read...

Sensor measures flow volume of liquids

Sick

Sensor measures flow volume of liquids

Flow sensors measure the flow volume of liquids in a broad variety of applications. The latest development by Sick is equipped with an Industry-4.0-ready interface and a construction that makes it suitable for highly demanding processes. read...

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Trumpf announces sales increase of 11%

Trumpf

Trumpf announces sales increase of 11%

An increase from € 2.8 bn to € 3.1 bn was recently reported by German manufacturer Trumpf for the fiscal year 2016/2017. The company also reports an order increase of 21.1 %. read...

Gewefa presents shrink collet system

EMO 2017

Gewefa presents shrink collet system

Toolholding innovator Gewefa will have a new taper toolholder on show. Other presented innovations are the Hydropin hydraulic chuck with a fixed stop pin, the Easy Fix boring bar toolholder and a new shrink collet system, called Induterm M96. read...

Open Mind to present virtual machining software

EMO 2017

Open Mind to present virtual machining software

Open Mind will present its software for machining simulation at EMO 2017. According to the company, this is the first presentation of its NC-based Hypermill Virtual Machining Center. read...

Markets

How innovative is the Swiss industry?

Switzerland:

How innovative is the Swiss industry?

The Swissmem association has conducted a study on the innovative capacities of the mechanical and electrical engineering industries (MEM). The results show that highly innovative companies have a clear strategy. read...

Additive Manufacturing

3D printing is no longer limited to small scale production

Stratasys

3D printing is no longer limited to small scale production

The 3D printing company Stratasys offers an innovative multi-cell additive manufacturing platform. The approach is designed for continuous production combined with mass customisation. The automated process promises minor operator intervention. read...

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Machining Equipment

Christopher Rossi the new CEO, De Feo as executive chairman

Kennametal

Christopher Rossi the new CEO, De Feo as executive chairman

Kennametal Inc. has just announced that its board of directors has appointed Christopher (Chris) Rossi as president and chief executive officer and has named him a director. He succeeds Ron De Feo whom the board has appointed executive chairman of the board. Both appointments are effective 1 August 2017. read...

CAD/CAM

CAM solution for the aerospace industry

Open Mind

CAM solution for the aerospace industry

Paris Air Show, the international exhibition for the aerospace industry has seen the presentation of Open Mind's latest version of its Hyper-Mill software solution. read...

Partner News

SolidCAM Ltd.

Efficient CAD/CAM programming for ambitious 5X machining

...The preparation of CAM machining is now extremely simple...because iMachining has the technology assistants which optimally control all machining parameters. ...

SolidCAM Ltd.

iMachining live cuttings at InterMold Thailand

...Visitors were amazed to see how the machining time for this part was reduced significantly from 40 minutes with standard milling to 8 minutes with iMachining!...

SolidCAM Ltd.

SolidCAM and iMachining take part in the manufacture of Škoda Fabia R5

...after only two months, iMachining had returned its investment! The main savings were in machining time, ...

top used-machines of MM Die Börse

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Quality Control

Manual measuring device

Walter

Manual measuring device

With the manual measuring device Heliset Plus, Walter introduces a solution for optimising the machining time by up to 30% for eroding of complex tools, the company says. read...

Hot Runners

Poco Graphite expands facilities

Company development

Poco Graphite expands facilities

Entegris-owned Poco Graphite has announced that the company will take over facilities that have been formerly used by Superior Graphite. The factory including its assets and its current workforce is located in Russelville, Arkansas, and was used as a small diameter graphite electrode factory. read...

Suppliers Products

HASCO Hasenclever GmbH + Co KG

New guide bush Z11/... – axially secured

Precise guidance of the mould halves is essential for the production of high-quality injection moulded parts.

CNC Software Inc.

Aerospace - Precision, Flexibility, and Speed

Aerospace manufacturing depends on reliable precision, flexibility, and speed. From parent companies and suppliers to defense contractors and MRO businesses, ...

Meusburger Georg GmbH & Co. KG

Tunnel gate inserts for large contour steps

Additional fields of application through new tunnel geometries

Materials

Lanxess Restructures Speciality Business

Germany

Lanxess Restructures Speciality Business

Following the acquisition of US firm Chemtura in April this year, specialty chemicals company Lanxess has revised its organizational structure. The two business lines Rubber Additives Business (RAB) and Colorant Additives Business (CAB) now both belong to the Rhein Chemie business unit. read...

Components

Using the correct prelube oil increases tool service life

Tech Focus

Using the correct prelube oil increases tool service life

Lubricants are essential for optimising tool life and for raising productivity. In an analysis of Zeller + Gmelin's second generation prelube oil Multidraw PL 61 SE in comparison with its previous product, the prelube oil PL 61, significant improvements have been verified. read...

Cutting Tools

Improving chip evacuation and tool performance

Anca

Improving chip evacuation and tool performance

According to the company, Anca’s Linx cylindrical linear motor ensures rigidity to deliver a superior finish on cutting tools every time achieving a surface finish roughness average as low as 0.16 Ra. Find out, how you can achieve a superior tooling surface finish with Anca's tips. read...

EDM

Pulsar on show

Sarix

Pulsar on show

Switzerland/China - At the recently held DMC Die and Mould Show in Shanghai, China, Swiss-based Sarix premiered its SX 100 hpm Pulsar, a micro EDM controller. read...