No, additive manufacturing will not replace mass production processes any time soon. However, as a supporting technology, it can improve mould-making processes drastically, upgrading manufacturing efficiency. read...

NEWS

CAM experts meet at Insider Conference

Moduleworks

CAM experts meet at Insider Conference

Germany-based software component provider for the CAD/CAM industry, Moduleworks, has just held its Insider Conference attracting some 70 experts from CAM companies. read...

Opportunities for die casting with structural components

Structural Components

Opportunities for die casting with structural components

Structural die casting components are increasingly popular for the automotive industry. Currently, they are proving their strengths above all with upper class cars such as the new Jaguar I-Pace, the BMW series 8 Coupé or the Mercedes-Benz C class. Foundries that want to take advantage of this development must have the proper know-how and suitable facilities. read...

Basketball basket milled with 5-axis technology

Open Mind Technologies

Basketball basket milled with 5-axis technology

Open Mind Technologies has announced that its Hypermill CAM software has been utilised to conduct the 5-axis programming of a replica basketball hoop. read...

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Additional training venues for simulation software

CGTech

Additional training venues for simulation software

For its Vericut CNC simulation software, CGTech has just announced the release of the company's 2019 training schedule, which now includes two new venues. read...

DMG Mori takes a 30 percent stake in Intech

DMG Mori

DMG Mori takes a 30 percent stake in Intech

To further boost its far-reaching global presence in metal additive manufacturing, DMG Mori announced at Formnext 2018 that it is taking a 30% stake in the Indian company, Intech. read...

Understand additive manufacturing

AM Field Guide

Understand additive manufacturing

For Formnext 2018, Mesago and Reutlingen University have developed the AM Field Guide. It is aimed at helping you to exploring AM and offers orientation in the additive manufacturing jungle. read...

Markets

Industrial sensors are making news!

Industry segment

Industrial sensors are making news!

With the emergence of smart factories, the demand for industrial robots in manufacturing processes and automation in automobiles and the market for global industrial sensors has been rapidly increasing especially in the developing countries within the APAC (Asia-Pacific) region. read...

Additive Manufacturing

Three components and hard/soft combinations

Arburg/Formnext

Three components and hard/soft combinations

Arburg's Freeformner 300-3X celebrated its world premiere at Formnext 2018. The machine is built for the additive manufacture of complex, resilient functional parts in hard/ soft cobinations. read...

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Machining Equipment

Another positive year and worldwide expansions

Makino

Another positive year and worldwide expansions

Japanese machine tool manufacturer Makino Milling Machine reports a flying start to the new financial year after the record year 2017. Major investments are being made to increase production capacity and expand smart production and IoT technologies, the company states. read...

CAD/CAM

Simulation and direct design make the difference

Case Study

Simulation and direct design make the difference

Erbiwa sees itself not only as a specialist for back injection moulds, but also as a think tank for design-oriented high-tech surfaces and components. Since its foundation 13 years ago, the Allgäu-based company has relied on Visi for 3D CAD and filling simulation - and recently also for milling. read...

Partner News

Vero Software Limited

Lunch and Learn - Renton, Washington - 15/11/18-15/11/18

Join us at Red Lion Hotel in Renton, Washington on November 15 for our Lunch and Learn event featuring a special software presentation from Cabinet Vision! ...

HASCO Hasenclever GmbH + Co KG

Innovative tool for designers: The HASCO NX library

As a leading international manufacturer of standard mould units, HASCO is very much focused on simplifying the work involved in mould making. ...

Renishaw plc

Renishaw promotes productivity at Additive International

To share its knowledge and expertise in metal additive manufacturing as a serialised production technique, ...

top used-machines of MM Die Börse

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Hot Runners

Milacron's Q3 overview reflects a solid quarter

Milacron

Milacron's Q3 overview reflects a solid quarter

Global industrial technology company Milacron has just announced its financial results for the third quarter, which ended 30 September 2018. read...

Suppliers Products

DIPROFIL Diamantprodukter AB

MetalRustGuard

MetalRustGuard - the best non-toxic corrosion protection!

SolidCAM Ltd.

SolidCAM Solid Probe module

SolidCAM is bringing you Solid Probe, a new SolidCAM module that provides capabilities for Home definition and On-Machine Verification, ...

CNC Software Inc.

Plastic Fabrication - Precision, Flexibility, and Speed

From parent companies and suppliers to contractors and maintenance shops, everyone involved requires CAD/CAM software that can live up to the increasing demands of the industry. ...

Materials

Project targeting the benefits of conductivity: Application open

Research

Project targeting the benefits of conductivity: Application open

The Kunststoff-Institut Lüdenscheid is organising a joint project on the topic of electromagnetic shielding in February 2019 and is inviting interested companies to register. read...

suppliers NEWS

Vero Software Limited

Lunch and Learn - Renton, Washington - 15/11/18-15/11/18

Join us at Red Lion Hotel in Renton, Washington on November 15 for our Lunch and Learn event featuring a special software presentation from Cabinet Vision! ...

HASCO Hasenclever GmbH + Co KG

Innovative tool for designers: The HASCO NX library

As a leading international manufacturer of standard mould units, HASCO is very much focused on simplifying the work involved in mould making. ...

Renishaw plc

Renishaw promotes productivity at Additive International

To share its knowledge and expertise in metal additive manufacturing as a serialised production technique, ...

Cutting Tools

Indexable tools challenge solid carbide for small diameters

Iscar

Indexable tools challenge solid carbide for small diameters

While solid carbide tools represent the traditional tool choice for small diameters, today's indexable tools present several advantages over one-piece solid tools. The manufacturer Iscar offers various indexable insert options for these applications. read...