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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…

Challenges in the market for structural castings posed by globalization
11 December 2018 · 0 Comments · Fabio Boiocchi

Challenges in the market for structural castings posed by globalization

Die casting is an economic method for the manufacture of structural components. The foundries that operate in this area have to cope with a number of challenges. The use of modern manufacturing technology…

CBN hones for improved surface finishing of  machined superalloys
14 November 2018 · 0 Comments · Fabio Boiocchi

CBN hones for improved surface finishing of machined superalloys

Flexible cubic boron nitride (CBN) grit hones are ideal for restoring surface integrity of machined superalloys. By its very nature, high-nickel, iron or cobalt alloy steels including Monel, Inconel, Incoloy, Invar, Rene and…

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