Technologies spotlight

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…

Three systems working in a single process

At INTUBE XVII BLM Group will present a specific example of starting from a roll, the copper tube is straightened, shaped on one end, cut to measure, curved and shaped on the other…

Automated forging lines for Mongolian metallurgical plant

Mongolian Darkhan Metallurgical Plant installed two automated Schuler forging lines featuring short stroke die forging hammers KGH 5.0B for the manufacture of steel balls with diameters of 100 to 140 millimeters. In the…

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