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Plastics: A material with an image problem

Materials

Plastics: A material with an image problem

01.10.18 - 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?

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Inside the production: Dormer Pramet in the Czech Republic

Special Report

Inside the production: Dormer Pramet in the Czech Republic

13.04.18 - Last year, Dormer Pramet in Šumperk, Czech Republic, inaugurated its Experience Centre. During a tour of the new and old buildings, the manufacturer of indexable inserts presented itself as an innovative company with a comprehensive R&D department and state-of-the-art technology.

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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.

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What is Electrical Discharge Machining and how does it work?

Manufacturing processes

What is Electrical Discharge Machining and how does it work?

23.02.18 - 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.

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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?

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Outstanding service and quality at the core of the company

Company Portrait

Outstanding service and quality at the core of the company

07.09.17 - Günther Hot Runner Technology is known to most toolmakers. Even though the company has a sales and service network all over the world today, the company still manufactures exclusively in Germany. ETMM spoke with Managing Director Siegrid Sommer and Head of Sales and Technical Consulting Horst-Werner Bremmer about what distinguishes Günther from other hot runner providers.

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