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New chuck changing system from Autoblock

SMW-Autoblok as a leading manufacturer of workholding has developed the new and innovative chuck changing system CCS.  The CCS chuck changing system can be installed onto new machines or can be retrofitted to…

Congress to push American manufacturing

Government has to push not only research and development, but also manufacturing. A bipartisan and bicameral group of lawmakers is proposing a bill that would support American manufacturing, in addition to research and development,…

Dürr Ecoclean trains its staff with Virtual Reality

Dürr Ecoclean uses Virtual Reality in training its global service staff to carry out maintenance support on its complex manipulators. The rendering and simultaneous perception of reality in Virtual Reality – and its physical…

Meusburger presents new clamping devices for ergonomic work during polishing

With the new tiltable tables and magnetic clamping balls, which enable ergonomic work during polishing, Meusburger permitt the standard parts manufacturer expands its workshop equipment range and makes an important contribution for modern…

A new solution for filtration of large fluid volumes from RMF Systems

RMF Systems has developed a new offline filtration system, the MultiPure. This system is designed to filter large quantities of hydraulic fluids utilising the Radial Micro Filtration technology. The MultiPure is suitable for…

Artificial Intelligence to innovate manufacturing sector

The Internet of Things (IoT) and data analytics are transforming the manufacturing space; and data is the new currency. Currently, human intervention is needed for logical and reasonable decision making; however, with the…

Kiruna Wagon wins Swedish Steel Prize 2017

This year’s winner of the international Swedish Steel Prize is Kiruna Wagon from Sweden. The prize is awarded for the company’s innovative wagon solution, the Helix Dumper. Kiruna Wagon has used high-strength steel to develop a highly durable and far more efficient wagon solution than other ore wagons on the market.

“Kiruna Wagon has successfully updated a good idea and used high-strength steels to turn it into a brand new, superior wagon solution,” says Eva Petursson, Chairman of the Swedish Steel Prize jury and…

Using laser beam technology to cut blanks

Using laser beams instead of heavy dies: Daimler has commissioned two laser blanking lines at its Kuppenheim plant. Both the lines, which are meant for the serial production of compact vehicles, can be changed…

Blm Group’s products for laser cutting

Today, 3D laser (tilt) cutting is a reality regardless of the resonator technology (CO2 or Fiber), for straight or bent tubes up to as large as 610 millimetres (24”). The LT8.10 automated laser…

Global steel market will reach $865.5 billion by 2020

At the end of 2015 the global steel market reached a value of $753.4 billion in 2015, with a negative compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.2% in the last four years. China…

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