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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...

This will change at Moulding Expo 2019

MEX

This will change at Moulding Expo 2019

To inform exhibitors on the current state of the planning, the organisers of Moulding Expo have invited interested companies to a breakfast meeting in Stuttgart to give an update on the exhibition in 2019. And there will be some changes. read...

The advantages of deep drilling with indexable inserts

Tech Focus

The advantages of deep drilling with indexable inserts

Even in deep drilling with single-lip drills, both when boring and drilling, the trend is moving towards tools with indexable inserts. The range of advantages is vast compared to soldered tools, with improvements in bore quality and performance being particularly noticeable. read...

Efficient, simple grooving and parting-off series with longer tool life

Mitsubishi Materials

Efficient, simple grooving and parting-off series with longer tool life

Mitsubishi Materials has expanded its range of turning tools to include a new series of grooving and parting-off tools, the GW series. read...

German association reports positive reaction to metalworking club

Germany

German association reports positive reaction to metalworking club

VDW, the German Machine Tool Builders’ Association, has recently founded its “Club of Metalworking” and already reports positive feedback. The club offers services for international metalworking experts including easier access to trade shows. read...

22% growth for German machine tool industry

Germany

22% growth for German machine tool industry

Compared to Q1 2017, the first quarter of 2018 brought a 22% indcrease in order bookings for the German machine tool industry, VDW reports.. Domestic orders were up by 39% and oders from abroad increased by 15%. read...

International tooling network - Connecting local heroes for global performance

Internationalisation

International tooling network - Connecting local heroes for global performance

The international tooling network is a concept by WBA Tooling Academy Aachen to enable tool shops to internationalise their production. In six steps, tool shops are prepared for successful and effective collaboration around the globe. read...

Safety, the key for a pull-out system that is becoming standard

Haimer

Safety, the key for a pull-out system that is becoming standard

Protection Systems – The Safe-Lock pull out protection system from Igenhausen-based Haimer, close to Augsburg in Germany, is said to ensure safe cutting in tool clamping. read...

Files for moulds and dies

Boride

Files for moulds and dies

Boride Engineered Abrasives is continuing the expansion of its product range with the addition of a wide variety of diamond files to their line-up. This new product line includes high- quality Diamond Needle Files, Extra Slim Needle Files, Contact Files, DH and DHM Files. read...

What's new in Hannover?

Deutsche Messe

What's new in Hannover?

On Monday, 23 April 2018, Hannover Messe will open its doors and welcome visitors from all over the world. We had a look at the trends showcased in Hannover next week. read...