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Amada Miyachi Europe offers LMWS Pulsed Fiber Laser Welding System paired with 70 watt ML-7370D laser for welding dissimilar metals

AMADA MIYACHI EUROPE announces the availability of the LMWS Pulsed Fiber Laser Welding System. Paired with the ML-7370D 70W pulsed fiber laser, the LMWS offers an advanced processing system ideal for welding dissimilar…

Reducing the costs of composite parts

The overall market for lightweight composite solutions is growing, but the costs of composite parts are still higher than conventional solutions. PGTEX has been focusing on composite fabric for 20 years and offers…

3D printing metal powder recovery system cuts material and labor costs

A new dust-tight, fully automated 3D-ReKlaimer™ Metal Powder Recovery System for 3D printing systems recovers and reconditions used powders to exacting particle sizes, reducing waste and lowering operating costs while preventing contamination of…

Enhanced productivity with Yamazaki Mazak’s vertical machining centres

Yamazaki Mazak launches two new vertical machining centres for the European market, specifically targeted at the subcontracting manufacturer. The VCN-530C is a European-built vertical machining centre powered by a newly designed 18,000rpm milling…

Okuma adds double column machine to technical centre in Austria

Okuma, added the MCR-A5CII to their Technical Centre East showroom. The high-speed double column machining centre enables efficient machining in 5-sided applications. Okuma welcomes customers to attend live demonstrations or to perform test…

Understanding what is important

Material provision employees spend a lot of time at work carrying out non-value-added activities. They read orders, find materials and travel long distances. Fraunhofer IPA is currently working on an app that provides…

Fast, reliable and economic: High integrity TIG overlay welding of large components

The French company Polysoude has recently developed a process with the goal to increase the productivity of TIG overlay welding operations to an economically interesting level. Overlay welding, also referred to as cladding,…

Cleaning tool fixtures faster, process reliable and more economically

Whether it is drilling, milling or turning – residues from the machining are not only left on the part surface but also in the tools and fixtures. Cleaning of the latter is usually…

TIG (GTAW) welders need certainty with their welding equipment

One key to a good Tig weld is the electrode At this time, welders are going through a period of uncertainty as far as the information and circumstances arising with respect to their…

Using precision milling automation into the medical sector

German company Fetzer Medical GmbH & C. KG aims at building further on the family business’ long-standing tradition in the development and manufacture of surgical instruments and medical devices. With the stated aim…

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