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From a small hatchback to a supercar with a new EDM machine

Case Study

From a small hatchback to a supercar with a new EDM machine

Foremost Specialist Products is a subcontract manufacturer of precision engineered components based in Derby, UK. To take on the “complex and awkward parts that no else wants to tackle”, the company has invested in a Sodick ALC600G CNC wire-erosion machine from Sodi-Tech EDM. Among the jobs being successfully accommodated by the machine are stainless steel tubular stem guides for power generator turbines. read...

Why outsourcing with trusted partners makes sense

Opinion

Why outsourcing with trusted partners makes sense

Production might run perfectly smooth, but when manufacturers face urgent special orders, in-house ressources often reach their limit quickly. Stephen Dyson, Product Manager at Proto Labs, explains, why and how outsourcing can support quick delivery capabilities. read...

WBA meeting was held at the end of November

Germany

WBA meeting was held at the end of November

The annual community meeting of Aachener Werkzeugbau Akademie (WBA) in Aachen, Germany, brought together around 150 professionels fot networking, exchange and insights into the work of the Tooling Academy Aachen. read...

The difference between digitalisation, digitisation and digitalisation

Lost in translation

The difference between digitalisation, digitisation and digitalisation

In most cases, technical innovations that have a great impact on many areas of everyday live also have an impact on the language we use to talk about them. Sometimes, new words are introduced. Think of the internet or the smartphone, for example. In some cases, it is a little bit more difficult, especially when words that describe the new phenomenon already exist. But are they always fitting? read...

Cutting-edge control on machines for Industry 4.0 needs

EMO 2017

Cutting-edge control on machines for Industry 4.0 needs

Mitsubishi Electric premiered two of the company’s high-performance wire-cutting machines from the MV-R Connect series, MV1200R and MV2400R with a new control and simplified operation, at EMO Hanover recently. read...

EDM machine series offers flexibility, machining accuracy to meet different challenges

GF Machining Solutions

EDM machine series offers flexibility, machining accuracy to meet different challenges

The Form family of die-sinking EDM machines from GF Machining Solutions, Swiss-based provider of machines and automation solutions for the tool and mould-making industry and manufacturing, provide flexibility and machining accuracy requirements, be it for simple straightforward use or full automation. read...

Smooth, safe processes with innovative cleaning solution

Buchem Chemie + Technik

Smooth, safe processes with innovative cleaning solution

Germany-based Buchem says its WSC Cleaning System removes rust, magnesium and limescale deposits in water circuits of heating elements and moulds to allow for smooth and safe processes. read...

High-performance coated EDM wires for automatic threading

Berkenhoff

High-performance coated EDM wires for automatic threading

Wires – Berkenhoff’s latest addition to its range of coated EDM wires is the topas plus V, with V for velocity. read...

Further Steps in Automation

EMO 2017

Further Steps in Automation

Zimmer & Kreim shows a number of automation solutions at EMO Hannover. They aim to offer a 24/7 operation no matter which machine combination is used. read...

OPS-Ingersoll achieves a new level of precision machining with thermal stability

EMO 2017

OPS-Ingersoll achieves a new level of precision machining with thermal stability

OPS-Ingersoll presents the latest generation of its EDM machines at EMO Hannover. The Eagle G5 Precision allows for higher precision thanks to thermal stability. read...

Automation as a key solution, control at a glance

EMO 2017

Automation as a key solution, control at a glance

Automation – At EMO 2017, system provider of automated solutions Zimmer & Kreim (ZK) will focus on milling, quality measuring and laser machining, in addition to eroding. The company will present a combination of these technologies related with automated processes to ensure round-the-clock operations for customers, regardless of production size or whichever machine combination is in operation. read...

Sensor measures flow volume of liquids

Sick

Sensor measures flow volume of liquids

Flow sensors measure the flow volume of liquids in a broad variety of applications. The latest development by Sick is equipped with an Industry-4.0-ready interface and a construction that makes it suitable for highly demanding processes. read...

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Anniversary edition continues the success story

Fakuma 2017

Anniversary edition continues the success story

24.10.17 - Fakuma 2017, the 25th edition of the international trade fair for plastics processing, ended yet again with a rise in numbers of exhibitors and visitors. The trade show celebrated the 25th anniversary of Fakuma. read...

The difference between digitalisation, digitisation and digitalisation

Lost in translation

The difference between digitalisation, digitisation and digitalisation

13.10.17 - In most cases, technical innovations that have a great impact on many areas of everyday live also have an impact on the language we use to talk about them. Sometimes, new words are introduced. Think of the internet or the smartphone, for example. In some cases, it is a little bit more difficult, especially when words that describe the new phenomenon already exist. But are they always fitting? read...

Cutting-edge control on machines for Industry 4.0 needs

EMO 2017

Cutting-edge control on machines for Industry 4.0 needs

28.09.17 - Mitsubishi Electric premiered two of the company’s high-performance wire-cutting machines from the MV-R Connect series, MV1200R and MV2400R with a new control and simplified operation, at EMO Hanover recently. read...

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BORIDE Engineered Abrasives

BORIDE Now Stocking Repair Parts for Turbo-Lap and U-Lap Profilers

BORIDE Engineered Abrasives is pleased to announce that they are now stocking the most popular Repair Parts for all of their Turbo-Lap and U-Lap model air profilers. ...

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DIPROFIL Newsletter 3/2017

Welcome to your 2nd Edition of the DIPROFIL Newsletter 2017!

SolidCAM Ltd.

Successful EMO 2017 for SolidCAM and Distribution Partners

..."The EMO exhibition in Hannover, Germany, is the leading international trade fair for the manufacturing industry, ...

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