July 17, 2016
ABB Robotics' Weldguide IV is a powerful Thru-Arc tracking sensor based on patented technology and designed for ABB robotic welding systems. It's designed to track difficult welding joint variations resulting from cast components or other pre-process problems.
June 11, 2016
TRUMPF's TruBend Center in action. TruBend machines incorporate a wealth of experience in press brake technology coupled with pioneering innovations. They enable you to fabricate parts in any format, from the simplest to the most complex, precisely and cost-effectively. TruBend machines are above all renowned for their flexibility, finished part quality, and a high cost-benefit ratio.
June 5, 2016
DMG MORI's Ultrasonic technology enables manufacturers to machine complex workpiece geometries in demanding high tech materials economically, claims the company.
May 13, 2016
The KUKA booth at Hannover Fair 2016 where visitors learned about smart factories, connecting robots and other automation equipment to the cloud, the benefits of machine learning and big data for optimized production, new easier robot programming methods, flexible methods of matrixed production, as well as some new KUKA robots and how it all fits into the 4th industrial revolution - Industry 4.0.
May 7, 2016
Mate Precision Tooling's CleanBend forming technology press brake tooling produces clean bends with minimal to no marking of the sheet metal, claims the company. The technology uses rotating supports within the tooling for higher precision bending. It can bend short flanges, bend a flange to a diagonal sharp or across existing holes or bend delicate and polished materials.
May 1, 2016
Sandvik Coromant's "Looking ahead 4: Tomorrow's materials explories future materials and how they may revolutionize industrial deisgns of the future.
April 7, 2016
The MetalMaster Xcel high performance plasma/fiber laser machine from Messer Cutting Systems features state-of-the-art industry leading traversing speeds of 3000 IPM, robust design, high acceleration drives, along with multi-tool capability including plasma beveling, oxyfuel cutting, combination plasma/fiber laser combination cutting and drilling coupled with OmniWin software.
April 1, 2016
The new JET HP line from Iscar, JetCut, tools fo high pressure coolant.
March 11, 2016
Mazak Optonic Corp.'s Hi-Speed Modular Vertical Automation system designed for job shops, OEMs or production facilities. Suction cups and forks work independently to reduce cycle times.
February 5, 2016
Bystronic's ByTower automation solution for laser cutting systems offers fabricators a flexible system for lightly manned production. Reduced set-up times and an optimal material flow ensure maximum utilization of the laser cutting system.
January 29, 2016
Alberta manufacturer invests in Mazak multi-tasking machining automtion for productivity gains. Read the story in the FEBRUARY 2016 issue of Shop Metalworking Technology Magazine.
January 17, 2016
ALMACO, a manufacturer of custom built, agricultural equipment such as combines, planters and threshers, uses Miller Electric's LiveArc welding performance management system to improve training while also giving potential and existing employees the skills needed to do the best job for their customers. The system provides immediate feedback during training, allows instructors to customize welding programs to ALMACO’s exact needs, and allows for welding in both simulation and live arc mode.