Xometry Europe Announces Academic Discounts

Xometry Europe, the largest global on-demand manufacturing marketplace, announces grants for students and scientists in technical fields. The grants will allow individuals to access Xometry’s services including CNC machining, sheet metal fabrication, and 3D printing at a reduced rate: 7% for CNC machined and sheet metal parts and 5% for 3D printed parts. Students and university employees Read more about Xometry Europe Announces Academic Discounts[…]

“Ready to weld” entry solution for automated welding

Customers from around the world value the compact solutions for automated welding of Carl Cloos Schweisstechnik GmbH. The new QIROX Micro Cells offer an optimal entry into the automated welding technology – with a minimum risk and a maximum return on investment. The turnkey "Ready to weld" Micro Cells do not require much space. They Read more about “Ready to weld” entry solution for automated welding[…]

Tire Manufacturing: How to increase tire output in brown field production plants

IDENTEC SOLUTIONS, a leading supplier of innovative wireless solutions for industrial automation, is putting their focus on helping tire manufacturers to improve their main KPIs: Higher tire output volume and more tires per machine hour, significant reduction of scrap and reduced process cost. The shop floor logistics necessary to get the right material, to the right tire building machine, Read more about Tire Manufacturing: How to increase tire output in brown field production plants[…]

New Intesis gateway makes communication between PROFINET and BACnet easy

HMS Networks announces a new Intesis™ protocol translator for communication between PROFINET PLCs on factory floors and Building Management Systems with BACnet IP/MSTP. With this, full data integration, monitoring, and control is enabled between factory floors and building facilities. Key objectives can be achieved with factory-to-building communication In factories, it is essential that environmental dimensions Read more about New Intesis gateway makes communication between PROFINET and BACnet easy[…]

Engineering plastic with optimized sliding friction properties

BASF is launching an engineering plastic that is particularly suited for automotive parts that come into contact with hot oil. The new polyethersulfone (PESU) Ultrason® E0510 C2TR shows very good tribological properties, high oil resistance and excellent dimensional stability also with broad ranges of temperature fluctuations. The injection-molding grade with a ten percent carbon fiber reinforcement Read more about Engineering plastic with optimized sliding friction properties[…]

Certification: Essel tubes are exceptionally environmentally friendly

Essel Propack Europe, part of the global manufacturer of laminated plastic tubes headquartered in Mumbai, has enhanced its ‘Platina’ tube material to achieve the coveted RecyClass certification for Europe. This is an official and independent confirmation that Essel tubes equipped with an HDPE cap are 100% recyclable. RecyClass is an initiative that promotes and evaluates Read more about Certification: Essel tubes are exceptionally environmentally friendly[…]

Heidelberg standardizes company pension scheme

Bundling of pension schemes reduces administrative burden Agreed collective agreement with uniform dynamization of company pensions creates planning security New regulation leads to income of around € 65 million and strengthens the company’s equity The Management Board and employee representatives of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) and the IG Metall trade union today reached agreement on Read more about Heidelberg standardizes company pension scheme[…]

New online catalogue for NSK automotive aftermarket parts

NSK has launched an online product catalogue that spans the portfolio of its wheel bearing kits for the automotive aftermarket (AAM). Placing the entire range of NSK ProKIT solutions at the fingertips of distributors, wholesalers and garages means that browsing and selecting the correct wheel bearing kit could not be easier. ProKIT packages for the AAM Read more about New online catalogue for NSK automotive aftermarket parts[…]

SIC MARKING once again proves its high innovation capability with the launch of a new products, the i-speed integrated dotpeen marking machine

Historic technology from the world leader in industrial traceability, SIC MARKING is expanding its range of dotpeen marking machines with a new pneumatically integrable system, the i-speed. Using continuous vibrating technology, which consists of marking the parts in a continuous line, this new machine meets an increasingly specific need of the companies in the industrial Read more about SIC MARKING once again proves its high innovation capability with the launch of a new products, the i-speed integrated dotpeen marking machine[…]

New MWF with impressive abilities

Oemeta’s new water-miscible metalworking fluid uses an innovative formulation to ensure exceptional lubricating performance. ESTRAMET S 77 is made from synthetic ester oils and forms a translucent emulsion when mixed with water. It was developed for demanding machining processes and stands out from comparable products, especially when used with high-alloy steel, aluminium and titanium alloys. The powerful Read more about New MWF with impressive abilities[…]