October 14, 2015
Messer Cutting Systems has created an infographic to depict how "modern marvels" have been created using new and advanced machinery.
September 28, 2013
Process controlled hard turning cell pays for itself in 18 days for bearing machining shop
Conroe Machine is doing what most machine shops only dream of – hard turning a family of parts around the clock in an unmanned cell that operates a "self controlled" process.
February 4, 2014
EOS of North America Inc., Nov, MI, and aerospace giant Airbus Group Innovations have partnered together in a study to illustrate the environmental and cost saving benefits of 3D printing in aerospace manufacturing.
October 27, 2014
EuroBLECH, the 23rd international sheet metalworking technology exhibition in Hanover Germany, closed its doors on October 25, bringing together close to 60,000 visitors from around the world.
March 11, 2012
by Dirk Ott, vice president, Global Plasma Automation, Thermadyne Industries
If you cut the same shape repeatedly, have a high degree of rework, spend a lot of time grinding or need “weld ready” cut parts, it’s time to automate. Here are six tips to facilitate the transition:
May 26, 2014
High speed machining is making a big impact on the metalworking industry, but there's another technology that's just as important: multi-tasking. The ability to produce complex parts in fewer operations means shops can decrease customer lead-times while increasing product margins.
August 2, 2013
White paper illustrates how advanced machines, tooling help machine tool builder improve productivity
This white paper illustrates the immediate productivity gains resulting from the combination of an advanced third-generation machining centre and optimized tooling. The machine is the Mazak Horizontal Centre Nexus (HCN) 8800, a mid-sized horizontal machining centre with a 31.5 in. (800mm) square pallet, and the tooling is from Seco Tools.
February 25, 2014
Cincinnati Inc. and a US laboratory have signed a partnership agreement to develop a large scale additive manufacturing system capable of printing polymer components up to ten times larger than currently producible, at speeds 200 to 500 times faster than existing additive machines.
December 31, 2014
DMG MORI's latest innovation is its hybrid machine tool, Lasertec 65 3D, which combines laser deposition welding with five axis milling, allowing for additive manufacturing of full components with finished part quality.
June 8, 2014
by Bill Reilly
How many times have you spent hours struggling with vices, blocks, clamps, and even glue, in an attempt to create some sort of rudimentary CMM fixture to hold the part you need to inspect? If you just rolled your eyes, then read on.