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“Envision Your Future” at GF Solutions Days

GF Machining Solutions

“Envision Your Future” at GF Solutions Days

Germany – At the recently held GF Solutions Days Europe 2018 in April at the company's Center of Competence in Schorndorf, guests were offered an interesting, informative and comprehensive programme that comprised presentations and live demonstrations, which apart from EDM also included tool technology, software and measurement technology. 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...

Electromobility has no viable future without foundries

Automotive Industry

Electromobility has no viable future without foundries

How will the supplier industry develop once the combustion engine becomes obsolete? Experts give the all-clear: Electric motors continue to rely on castings. Yet foundries and die-casting companies still need to prepare themselves for the transformation. read...

Form follows function for press brake toolmaker Rolla-V

Case Study

Form follows function for press brake toolmaker Rolla-V

Most engineering companies forming thin sheet metal material rely on the capabilities of a CNC press brake. A UK-based manufacturer and supplier of press brake tooling, Rolla-V, has recently enhanced its production capability with the installation of an Excetek V400G CNC wire EDM machine. read...

Six fields of action for successful automation

R&D

Six fields of action for successful automation

With its current study on “Successfully Automating Toolmaking”, the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT, together with the WBA Tooling Academy Aachen, has carried out an investigation on the capabilities and the problems with automation in toolmaking. read...

Flexibility, quality and savings with wire EDM solution

GF Machining Solutions

Flexibility, quality and savings with wire EDM solution

GF Machining Solutions says its Agie-Charmilles Cut P series wire-cutting electrical discharge machine can do everything from producing very light surgical tools to machining a six-tonne die-casting mould. The Cut P machine series, according to GF, has been designed for demanding high-speed machining. read...

Investment in EDM machinery and HSC enables impressive growth

Case Study

Investment in EDM machinery and HSC enables impressive growth

Gotools is a British company located in Rotherham, a 90-minute drive from Birmingham. In only a little over five years of existence, the company has managed to record a growth of around 50% per year. All that success started with the decision to buy a new EDM machine. read...

What is Electrical Discharge Machining and how does it work?

Manufacturing processes

What is Electrical Discharge Machining and how does it work?

When traditional machining methods reach their limit, electric discharge machining can be the answer. The EDM process allows for high accuracy and is applicable for any conductive material. read...

These are the most shameless plagiarisms of 2018

Plagiarius 2018

These are the most shameless plagiarisms of 2018

Each year, the Aktion Plagiarius society awards the most shameless forgeries and imitations of products. In 2018, ten products were awarded with the negative prize. read...

What to expect of tool and mould making in 2018

Special Report

What to expect of tool and mould making in 2018

Cost pressure and fierce global competition are nothing new to toolmakers. Still, the industry is constantly changing and 2018 comes with other problems than those of 2008. What does 2018 have in store for tooling and moulding? read...

Better performance and increased productivity

Makino

Better performance and increased productivity

EDM Machining – Makino says its new wire EDM UP6 machine improves performance, increases productivity and can machine with better part accuracies. read...

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...

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These are the most shameless plagiarisms of 2018

Plagiarius 2018

These are the most shameless plagiarisms of 2018

22.02.18 - Each year, the Aktion Plagiarius society awards the most shameless forgeries and imitations of products. In 2018, ten products were awarded with the negative prize. read...

What to expect of tool and mould making in 2018

Special Report

What to expect of tool and mould making in 2018

29.01.18 - Cost pressure and fierce global competition are nothing new to toolmakers. Still, the industry is constantly changing and 2018 comes with other problems than those of 2008. What does 2018 have in store for tooling and moulding? read...

Investment in EDM machinery and HSC enables impressive growth

Case Study

Investment in EDM machinery and HSC enables impressive growth

26.02.18 - Gotools is a British company located in Rotherham, a 90-minute drive from Birmingham. In only a little over five years of existence, the company has managed to record a growth of around 50% per year. All that success started with the decision to buy a new EDM machine. read...

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Vero Software Limited

ITM Polska - Mach-Tool - Poznań | Poland - 05/06/18-08/06/18

Between June 5th and 8th 2018 Poznań Congress Center will host an international trade fair for innovations, ...

HASCO Hasenclever GmbH + Co KG

New nameplate editor facilitates customised designs

Speed, coupled with simple, efficient processes, are important in plastic injection moulding production.

SolidCAM Ltd.

SolidCAM iMachining win against DELCAM at M/s SHAKAMBARI INDUSTRIES

Shakambari Industries is a small Aerospace components manufacturing company.

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