November 24, 2017
New PSF Z-TRIM flap discs from Pferd feature composite backing that can be trimmed to extend service life, reduce disc changes on a variety of steel and stainless steel (INOX) applications.
November 23, 2017
By Geoff Shannon, Amada Miyachi America and David Van de Wall, Amada Miyachi Europe
Stents and tubes are used in countless medical devices and new ones are being added every day, fueled in part by the growth of minimally invasive surgery and the commonplace use of stents.
November 12, 2017
Amada's Fiber Laser Welder (FLW) achieves a high speed, high quality weld not possible with a conventional laser welder, says the company. The FLW is a complete welding solution that is equipped with a unique processing head, offline programming capabilities and many productivity enhancing features.
November 9, 2017
Bystronic is expanding the bending process with a newly developed level of automation. With the new integrated Tool Changer system, the high end Xpert press brake can now swap tools automatically. This solution is of particular interest for users who want to save time and increase quality but who do not want to forego flexibility.
November 2, 2017
Swiss pattern CORINOX machinist's files from PFERD are designed for use on stainless steels and exotic alloys. With a surface hardness of 1,200 HV (Vickers Scale), and 70 Hrc, these files offer excellent wear resistance and long service life.
October 27, 2017
The C370 A-NC cold saw from Kalamazoo Machine Tool features a pedant mounted numeric control console with soft-touch controls for all setup and sawing operations, including height/depth controls for efficient saw cycling and high productivity in volume production work.
October 5, 2017
FlexCell is an automated kit blanking and short run bending system from Salvagnini that combines press brake and panel bending technologies to provide a fast and profitable way to form parts.
October 5, 2017
Saint-Gobain Abrasives has recently introduced Norton Blaze R920 Ceramic Alumina Flap Wheels which are designed to deliver a smooth finish with a fast rate of cut. The wheels are ideal for aggressive grinding and precision finishing, blending, deburring, cleaning, and producing uniform finishes on tough parts that are manufactured in hard-to-grind materials including super alloys, stainless steel, and cobalt.
September 21, 2017
Robotiq launches the first software product to optimize Universal Robots performance. Insights is a web application that takes robot cell deployment to another level, letting users find out how productive their robotic operation was in any given period of time.