Versatile laser welder offers choice in pulse energy

Joke Technology

Versatile laser welder offers choice in pulse energy

The mobile plug and play welding device is compact and easy-to-operate. read...

Steely resolve for cleaner metal

Böhler Edelstahl

Steely resolve for cleaner metal

Additional requirements for hardened, tempered steels have been driving material developments. read...

Aluminium butts heads with steel in injection tooling

Technology

Aluminium butts heads with steel in injection tooling

As materials technology continues to develop, aluminium is playing an even larger role in injection moulding. Alcoa, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of the lightweight metal, compares its performance with that of tool steel. read...

Master Abrasives selects sales rep. for Scotland, N. Ireland

Appointments

Master Abrasives selects sales rep. for Scotland, N. Ireland

The appointee has worked in both machine tools and abrasives. read...

Stainless grade faces off with tool steel performance

Materials technology

Stainless grade faces off with tool steel performance

Industeel, a division of steel giant Arcelor Mittal, has developed a free-machining martensitic stainless steel. The supplier talks about how the metal’s properties and milling characteristics stack up against standard grade DIN X 33 CrS 16 (W 1.2085). read...

EDM technical manual available in digital form

Poco Graphite

EDM technical manual available in digital form

Users can now contact advisors via email, too. read...

Metal supplier offers Android version of app for shops

Uddeholm

Metal supplier offers Android version of app for shops

Company expects to provide the tool for other platforms. read...

Reduced-cost laser welding unit built for tool and die shops

Schunk

Reduced-cost laser welding unit built for tool and die shops

The unit rapidly handles complex, worn and surface-damaged parts without external programming. read...

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...