Under pressure

Workpieces up to approx. 50cm are usually mechanically and manually clamped with three- or four-jaw chucks, or automatically by pneumatic or hydraulic. If, however, the workpieces to be machined are larger, then planar disks are used. They also hold much larger parts safely on site with jaw boxes and tensioning spindles. As a user, you Read more about Under pressure[…]

Minimal set-up and changeover times for turning and machining centres with heimatec.Capto™

With heimatec.Capto ™, heimatec is expanding its product range with a further modular tool quick-change  system, which significantly increases the efficiency in set-up and tool changing  times. heimatec.Capto ™ is extremely flexible and offers a wide modularity as well as a great variety of change-over inserts for lathes and machining centers. heimatec.Capto ™ is one Read more about Minimal set-up and changeover times for turning and machining centres with heimatec.Capto™[…]

Innovative mass finishing process increases the efficiency of turbines

At the ALUMINIUM 2018 exhibition Walther Trowal presents its new process for the gentle surface finishing of guide vanes used in turbines and compressors. It creates very smooth surface readings and, thus, optimizes the airflow through the guide vanes.  After they have been milled from a cast block of aluminium, guide vanes for turbines or Read more about Innovative mass finishing process increases the efficiency of turbines[…]

Transition made easy

Rittal is supporting control and switchgear engineering on the way to Industry 4.0 with its new VX25 large enclosure system. The company now permits the merging of real and digital workflows for significantly greater efficiency thanks to maximum data quality and consistent engineering. Rittal now offers web-based software tools so that plant constructors can convert Read more about Transition made easy[…]

World’s First Commercial Labware Product from a Metal 3D Printer

DWK Life Sciences will reveal a new labware product at ACHEMA 2018 made from metal particles and laser beams. Under the DURAN® brand, DWK Life Sciences is known for developing innovative glass labware products. For the first time, the product development team have succeeded in designing a 4-port GL 45 bottle connector cap manufactured using Read more about World’s First Commercial Labware Product from a Metal 3D Printer[…]

Oemeta and Mazak are Preferred Partners for cooling lubricants and machines

Oemeta and Mazak Germany are announcing their technology partnership in the fields of cooling lubricants and machines. Under the shared “Preferred Partner” logo, Oemeta will now provide technical application support at the four Mazak Technology Centres in Göppingen, Düsseldorf, Munich and Leipzig as well as at trade fairs. This involves Mazak using Oemeta’s cutting-edge cooling Read more about Oemeta and Mazak are Preferred Partners for cooling lubricants and machines[…]

International Conference on the Application and Use of Copper Materials: “Copper Alloys 2018” presents powerful conference program

In cooperation with the Swedish institute Swerea KIMAB, the German Copper Institute is organizing for the first time in Milan on April 11 and 12, 2018 an international congress for copper processing companies, universities and research institutes, which will present the latest scientific and technical developments regarding the use of copper materials. Interested parties can Read more about International Conference on the Application and Use of Copper Materials: “Copper Alloys 2018” presents powerful conference program[…]

Aludium Amorebieta orders multi chamber melting furnace from Hertwich Engineering

The long-standing aluminum rolling mill in Amorebieta, Spain, which has been operating under the name Aludium (www.aludium.com) since 2015, has ordered an Ecomelt-PS275 multi chamber melting furnace with preheating shaft for clean and contaminated scrap from Hertwich Engineering, an SMS group company. This investment sees the plant adapting to the growing amount of recycled material Read more about Aludium Amorebieta orders multi chamber melting furnace from Hertwich Engineering[…]

SMS group puts digitalization in the spotlight at Tube & wire 2018

We see digitalization and Industry 4.0 as key challenges that are set to profoundly change the tube and wire industry in the years to come. SMS group (www.sms-group.com) is turning the spotlight on these topics at the Tube & wire trade fair, which will take place in Düsseldorf from April 16th to 20th, 2018. Hall Read more about SMS group puts digitalization in the spotlight at Tube & wire 2018[…]

More Precision for Additive Manufacturing

Laser beam deflection and positioning expert SCANLAB GmbH is rounding out its tried-and-proven intelliSCAN product family. The soon available intelliSCANse 20 and 30 scan heads are systems with 20 and 30-mm apertures for a larger working field. Their integrated digital encoder technology ensures highest dynamics along with high resolution and best long-term stability. Precisely these Read more about More Precision for Additive Manufacturing[…]