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A new, alternative method for joining metals without welding

R&D

A new, alternative method for joining metals without welding

When joining metals together, the usual method is welding. This, however, leads to changes in their structure as well as their appearance. Researchers have now developed an alternative that is able to join aluminium alloys with each other and with polymers. read...

Compact 3D printer for dental, jewellery, education and prototyping industries

Prodways

Compact 3D printer for dental, jewellery, education and prototyping industries

Prodways has partnered Austrian company W2P to launch a compact 3D printer, the Promaker LD-3, a moving DLP 3D printer, to help professionals in the dental, jewellery, education and prototyping industries by integrating 3D printing in their production processes. read...

Customised technology

Zoomed In

Customised technology

It was 1958 when Rudolf Ottemeier seized the moment at the age of 23 and became the founder of a company. Using a die-cutting unit he had built himself from used parts, he began with the production of collar stays. read...

Applauding a premiere

Cast Forge

Applauding a premiere

Cast Forge in Stuttgart, Germany, which recently ended after a three-day stint on 7 June, celebrated a successful premiere, the organisers, Messe Stuttgart reports. The trade fair grounds was the new meeting place for the industry of castings and forgings in the D-A-CH region. read...

Full speakers line-up at Additive International conference

Full speakers line-up at Additive International conference

UK - Additive International, the event that brings together academic and industry experts to share their knowledge and ideas in all in the newest technological developments for the AM industry, has recently announced its speakers line-up. read...

Adaptable multiple valve gate hot runner systems

Ewikon Heißkanalsysteme

Adaptable multiple valve gate hot runner systems

Hot runners systems expert Ewikon Heißkanalsysteme offers various drive versions in its hot runner valve gate systems, which allow for easy adaption in diverse application requirements and mould designs. read...

Audi reduces prototyping lead time by using 3D printing for teil light covers

Case Study

Audi reduces prototyping lead time by using 3D printing for teil light covers

With vivid colours for the Stratasys J750 3D printer, Audi hopes to quickly produce transparent, mulit-coloured parts meeting texture and colour-matching requirements of its stringent design approval process. read...

AMB Iran 2018, the show to go on

AMB Iran 2018, the show to go on

Iran - The third edition of AMB Iran, leading industry fair for metalworking in Tehran, is still on course, its organisers Messe Stuttgart and the Association of German Machine Tool Manufacturers (VDW) say. read...

Easy-to-use “CAD for CAM” design tools provide flexibility

CNC Software

Easy-to-use “CAD for CAM” design tools provide flexibility

Mastercam from CNC Software, known for precision NC programming, also delivers a suite of shop-tested design tools. read...

Forty years of spark erosion for successful PCD machining

AMB/Lach Diamant

Forty years of spark erosion for successful PCD machining

2018 marks the 40 year anniversary of the discovery of spark erosion for the efficient forming of polycrystalline diamonds (PCD) by Horst Lach, Lach Diamant announced. The discovery in 1978 marks a milestone in the history of polycrystalline cutting tools as the company states. read...