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Firtree profile machining with wire EDM to save time and costs

Study/ Ona

Firtree profile machining with wire EDM to save time and costs

Leading Spanish company Ona carried out a study to analyse a wire electro-erosion process (WEDM) as an alternative to conventional machining (broaching) of firtree profiles in discs for the aeronautical sector. The EDM company says that firtree slot WEDM could become a viable industrial option and replace broaching in future. read...

EDM solutions for diverse needs and machining large workpieces

Heun Funkenerosion

EDM solutions for diverse needs and machining large workpieces

EDM Drilling – The first EDM drilling units Heun Funkenerosion offered over the years are all-purpose modules with an adaptable eroding head with a servo unit and a mobile generator equipped with a high-pressure pump. read...

Securing orders for USD100 million in aerospace sector

GF Machining Solutions

Securing orders for USD100 million in aerospace sector

GF Machining Solutions has just secured new orders in the aerospace sector totaling a value of a whopping USD100 million. read...

Attacks cost €43 billion damage

Germany

Attacks cost €43 billion damage

Sabotage, data theft and espionage have caused the German industry a loss of €43.4 billion in the past two years. Seven out of ten industrial companies (68%) were victims of such attacks during this period; one in five companies (19%) suspected this. read...

Plastics: A material with an image problem

Materials

Plastics: A material with an image problem

Plastic doesn't have a good reputation, and there are plenty reasons for this. However, our everyday life today would be inconceivable without plastic. Is it too easy a thing to condemn the material? read...

The pulse of the times: Euroblech focuses on digitisation

Euroblech 2018

The pulse of the times: Euroblech focuses on digitisation

This year's Euroblech, taking place in Hanover from 23 to 26 October, is keeping fully abreast of the times, for not only do exhibits include lightweight construction, hybrid production and additive manufacturing, they also – and above all – concentrate on networked production. read...

Optimised processing of graphite: Mark-free production

GF Machining Solutions

Optimised processing of graphite: Mark-free production

The automotive and information and communications technology (ICT) sectors requiring graphite moulds for glass end products and graphite electrodes present distinct challenges in terms of surface finish, precision, process reliability and productivity. read...

Three wire EDM machines in comparison

Product Focus

Three wire EDM machines in comparison

Due to its capability to perform high-precsion, wire erosion is applied in different industries. Our product tests takes a closer look at three different wire erosion machines. read...

Child’s play

Zoomed In

Child’s play

This year, one of the most popular toys is celebrating its 60th birthday: Lego. Time to look back at the history of the Danish company. read...

How to excel: Compare, compile, conduct

3C Approach

How to excel: Compare, compile, conduct

Global competition is getting stronger. It is becoming increasingly difficult for toolmakers to differentiate themselves from other companies. The WBA Tooling Academy Aachen has found a way to obtain a superior strategic position and to achieve operational excellence. read...