Mould stones put finishing touches on tools

Polishing

Mould stones put finishing touches on tools

The medium hardness allows for speedy surface work. read...

First Airbus made of more than 50% plastic composites set for maiden flight

Applications

First Airbus made of more than 50% plastic composites set for maiden flight

The aircraft is also said to contain carbon fibre parts of historical proportions. read...

Metal supplier introduces smartphone app for tool shops

Apps

Metal supplier introduces smartphone app for tool shops

The app is said to be suited for its sales team as well as customers. read...

Workshop for polishing tool steel to be held in Aachen, Germany

Surface Treatment

Workshop for polishing tool steel to be held in Aachen, Germany

Materials producers and researchers to discuss latest advancements. read...

Moulds for reinforced plastics made lighter, cheaper

Materials

Moulds for reinforced plastics made lighter, cheaper

A metal coating can create moulds for carbon- and fibreglass-reinforced plastics from a range of substrates, according to its supplier. read...

EuroMold first-time exhibitors to rise more than 10% this year

EuroMold 2012

EuroMold first-time exhibitors to rise more than 10% this year

The number of new companies showing at Europe’s leading tool and mould making fair will grow 12.2% from last year, and the total number of exhibitors will likely reach at least the same level as in 2011, organiser Demat said. read...

Floor-space demand shows exhibitor interest in K 2013

Plastics and Rubber Fair

Floor-space demand shows exhibitor interest in K 2013

K 2013 is continuing where the successful 2010 fair left off, according to organiser Messe Düsseldorf. The official registration deadline has passed, and demand for stand space has risen sharply, with all19 halls of Düsseldorf’s exhibition grounds to be fully occupied. read...

NPE2012 recycling programme keeps industrial scrap out of landfill

Recycling

NPE2012 recycling programme keeps industrial scrap out of landfill

During the five days in April that NPE transformed the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Florida, into a virtual manufacturing city, none of the many tons of industrial scrap generated by exhibitors went to landfills, according to the OCCC and show organiser SPI. read...

EuroPM Congress draws powder metallurgy industry to Basel this September

Materials

EuroPM Congress draws powder metallurgy industry to Basel this September

The Congress Centre in Basel, Switzerland, hosts Euro PM2012, the international congress and exhibition of the European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA), on 16–19 September. An all-inclusive Technical Programme and Registration brochure is available from EPMA. read...

UK subcontracting market set for growth

Subcon 2012

UK subcontracting market set for growth

Research by Centaur Media plc, organiser of the Subcon exhibition, shows that the UK subcontract and contract manufacturing sector is set for further growth. Reflecting that trend, Subcon 2012 itself is expected to be some 20% larger than last year’s event. read...