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Full throttle towards a common language for machine tools
11 December 2018 · 0 Comments · Fabio Boiocchi

Full throttle towards a common language for machine tools

umati (universal machine tool interface) moves one step ahead towards becoming a generally accepted standard. VDW, the German Machine Tool Builders’ Association and the OPC Foundation establish a so-called Joint Working Group. Interested…

Efficient order picking of single-unit batches
6 February 2019 · 0 Comments · Fabio Boiocchi

Efficient order picking of single-unit batches

Eurotech is adding a new order picking system to its product range to tackle the challenge of batch size 1. The advanced system picks items from multiple pallet positions and places them on…

Foundry Vs Additive  comparison of performances and heat treatments for an Al-Si-Mg alloy
14 January 2019 · 0 Comments · Fabio Boiocchi

Foundry Vs Additive comparison of performances and heat treatments for an Al-Si-Mg alloy

The Additive Manufacturing (AM) of aluminium alloys is facing a growing development mainly thanks to the optimization of the production process and of the quality of the powders used as raw material. this…

An economical approach to resolving surface finishing challenges
14 January 2019 · 0 Comments · Fabio Boiocchi

An economical approach to resolving surface finishing challenges

Flexible hones address surface roughness and increased dimensional changes for anodized cylinders that mate with other parts. To allow the use of aluminum instead of other, heavier metals in industrial applications, many cylinders…

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