Apium Filament Dryer reduces moisture-related 3D printing defects and noticeably increases printing success rate

Most filaments produced for the Material Extrusion 3D Printing Technology (FFF) are polymer-based materials. Other than polyolefins, almost every other polymer can absorb moisture from the atmosphere. Moisture in filaments can cause poor print quality and significantly affect the printing process. In order to overcome these problems, Apium partners with Purpose AM Systems from Singapore Read more about Apium Filament Dryer reduces moisture-related 3D printing defects and noticeably increases printing success rate[…]

KECK receives award for brand management and strategy

The German Brand Award recognises successful brand management in Germany. Initiated by the German Design Council and the German Brand Institute, it offers a unique communicative forum for demonstrating the success of brand and design expertise to the broader public. An independent panel of experts representing the business and science communities selects award winners. The Read more about KECK receives award for brand management and strategy[…]

New control software “SEQUENCE Xpert” enables laser positioning at the click of a mouse

Up to now, “SERVOLASER Xpert” by LAP has been used as a laser positioning system integrated directly into machines. It is now possible to apply it in areas where no PLC is available. The Windows-optimized software “SEQUENCE Xpert” enables intuitive and user-friendly control of SERVOLASER Xpert from your PC, laptop or tablet. This means that Read more about New control software “SEQUENCE Xpert” enables laser positioning at the click of a mouse[…]

Rosenberger Certified by New Standard IATF 16949:2016

Rosenberger has been recently certified according to the new automotive standard IATF 16949:2016 by DQS – Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Zertifizierung von Managementsystemen mbH. In comparison to the existing ISO/TS 16949:2009 the new standard describes a quality management system with significantly more complex standards. Other Rosenberger sites in Laufen/Germany, Hungary and China manufacturing also automotive products Read more about Rosenberger Certified by New Standard IATF 16949:2016[…]

Test Port Adaptors

Rosenberger has revised and expanded the wide product range of high-quality, ruggedized test port adaptors for VNA (vector network analyzer) test applications. The product range covers RPC-3.50, RPC-2.92, RPC-2.40 and RPC-1.85 in-series and inter-series test port adaptors for frequencies up to 70 GHz. Inter-series adaptors RPC-3.50, 2.-92 and RPC-2.40 to RPC-N and RPC-7 are also Read more about Test Port Adaptors[…]

High-quality insulation for highest energy efficiency

In modern house technology, going without a hot water tank is unthinkable. With state-of-the-art devices, contractors and heating modernisers can provide hot water with great energy efficiency. Thanks to high-quality insulation, hot water tanks impress with very low heat loss. To further reduce this heat loss, Daikin Europe from Oostende in Belgium recently achieved insulation Read more about High-quality insulation for highest energy efficiency[…]

Critical Manufacturing to Showcase Modern MES for IoT and Smart Manufacturing at Pacific Design & Manufacturing 2018

Critical Manufacturing will showcase its modern Manufacturing Execution System (MES) designed as the foundation for companies to become Industry 4.0-ready at the Pacific Design and Manufacturing Show. Focused on advanced design and manufacturing supply chain innovation, the 2018 show will be held February 6-8 in Anaheim, California. Today’s manufacturers face increasing price and margin pressure Read more about Critical Manufacturing to Showcase Modern MES for IoT and Smart Manufacturing at Pacific Design & Manufacturing 2018[…]

Hejin Hongda orders high-speed wire rod outlet from SMS group

Hejin Hongda Special Steel Co. Ltd., based in Shanxi, China, has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for the supply of a high-speed outlet for wire rod in quality steel grades. The central element of the 700,000 ton-per-year line will be a ten-stand wire rod block of proven, highly reliable SMS group design. The Read more about Hejin Hongda orders high-speed wire rod outlet from SMS group[…]

Color 4.0: color references in the plastics sector

Color is an eminently important quality criterion for a large number of components. The human eye can differentiate between up to ten million color shades. This is why, when considering adjacently installed parts (e.g. inside vehicles) or for products with a high recognition value, the color match must be the best possible. The color is Read more about Color 4.0: color references in the plastics sector[…]