When traditional machining methods reach their limit, electric discharge machining can be the answer. The EDM process allows for high accuracy and is applicable for any conductive material.
After keeping a close eye on additive technology over the last years, Horn has entered into the additive manufacturing sector themselves.
Starrag supplies a Droop+Rein 5-axis gantry machine with an 11-metre rotary table to the other side of the world.
Workpieces made of electrically conductive materials are cut through by using an accelerated jet of hot plasma. It is an effective way to cut thick sheet metal.
A growing focus on recycling, reducing plastic waste and reuse is part of a new initiative by Plastics.
In-Comm has launched a new campaign to ensure apprenticeships are protected as manufacturers seek to find ways of coping with the Covid-19 pandemic.
Covid-19 will accelerate the business world’s move to Augmented Reality (AR) and other IoT solutions, as companies across the UK look to adapt to a ‘new working normal’.
Extending the furlough scheme and giving companies more flexibility could save thousands of manufacturing jobs.
Planning for Formnext 2020 continues with an updated health concept and added virtual offerings.
Since there won't be a Metav this year, Messe Düsseldorf came up with a web-based programme to bridge the gap until next year's iteration.
Originally postponed to August, the 12th edition of the trade fair was now moved to 2021 due to the ongoing difficult situation.
The Japan international machine tool fair, Jimtof, has been cancelled.
An effective CAM solution is essential for high-quality products and economic success. This white paper explains how a modern CAM software can solve challenging tasks in mould- and die-making efficiently.
The next industrial revolution will mark a huge leap in all technologies and sectors of the industry. In this dossier, you will find all relevant ETMM articles on the topic.
Movable cores are required in the mould in order to allow the injection moulded part to be removed, the company explains. Use is made primarily of slide elements for this purpose.
Customised production, numerous possible combinations, custom dimensions in all variants — with a large repertoire of latch locks, offered by Strack Norma.
It looks like an over-dimensioned setscrew, but contains an interesting technical interior due to its patented wedge mechanism.
Latch locks are used to control moulds with 2 split lines, often referred to as 3-plate moulds. With the new E 1817 latch lock, Meusburger has created an exclusive and cost-effective alternative.
Meeting the demand of 3D printing technology — Protolabs is undertaking a huge investment.
How can manufacturers overcame the gap between industry-grade additive manufacturing and desktop 3D printing?
Kingsbury has been appointed to represent German WAAM (wire arc additive manufacturing) equipment builder Gefertec GmbH in the same markets with immediate effect.
Aircraft supplier Premium Aerotec opted once more for Starrag machinign centres. The new Ecospeed F 2040 is cimprised of two linked machining centres and convinced the company.
The company has bolstered its nationwide sales team with the appointment of Phil Roberts as Sales Manager to enable the Birmingham-based team to meet an increasing number of enquiries
A raft of new and enhanced functionality features in Visi 2021 — the latest release of Hexagon’s mould and die CAD/CAM software.
Open Mind’s software is utilised to realise a project in support of the fight against the current pandemic.
Open Mind Technologies has announced that Ramco Machine, LLC is helping the future of space exploration by using Hypermill CAM software and 5-axis machining to make parts for a NASA satellite mission.
Halcon 20.05 offers both new features and updated technologies from the previous version, which can be used to further optimise machine vision processes, the company promises.
Introduced in early 2020, Flexflow Evo is an advancement of the Flexflow technology for servo-electrically driven valve gate systems from HRS Flow.
The company received the award for the second time. The award ceremony, however, fell victim to Covid-19.
According to the company’s internal competitor analysis, HRS Flow is the leader in hot runner technology for automotive applications.
HRS Flow release Flex Flow Evo. A new development in the line of servo-driven valve gate technology.
Big Kaiser has won the Global Industry Award 2020 in the category ‘production performance’ for its EWA, a fully automatic fine boring tool.
To ensure reliable chip breaking, Mapal has developed a new chip guiding stage for machining steel.
The new Accure·tec vibration damping technology from Walter GB ensures vibration-free and low-noise cutting in difficult-to-machine turning and milling applications using long tools.
High infeed depths as well as the highest feeds during roughing are possible with the new Optimill-SPM-Rough, according to Mapal.