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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…

Modernizing dummy crash-test

  Crash tests have always had an important role for the automotive industry, providing manu­facturers and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) in-depth know­ledge on the structural and energy absorption behavior of the vehicle and…

GF Automotive supports the Swissloop project of the ETH Zurich

Swiss GF Automotive, a division of GF, is supporting the Swissloop team of ETH Zurich team in building a transportation pod for the Hyperloop project put forward by Elon Musk. Tesla and SpaceX founder…

Automotive components in Italy: a sector in evolution

A growing export and a strong propensity for innovation are outlining the trend of a manufacturing chain able to approach new markets and to adopt the most advanced production trends successfully: from electric…

Acid or alkaline?

The electroplating of zinc-nickel alloy assures a high protection against corrosion. The alkaline one is more diffused, but …. After iron, aluminium and copper, zinc is the most used metal. Today it features…

Tecnocoil

Tecnocoil: new feeding lines with precision straightening

Tecnocoil is a young and dynamic company, which is able to satisfy many requirements closely-related to coil handling industry. Among the coil handling equipments lately manufactured, one stands out from the others for…

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…

Borgward orders servo press line from Schuler

Borgward, traditional German car brand, has been launched onto the Chinese market with its innovative BX7 model. In order to increase production capacity, Borgward Automotive ordered an XL servo press line from Schuler…

Magna demonstrates lightweighting expertise with ultralight door module

Magna International Inc., in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and partners FCA US and Grupo Antolin, announced it has developed a new, ultralight door architecture that achieves the project objective…

NCG CAM Software partners with Nicolas Correa Machine Tools

One of Nicolás Correa machine tools key market sectors is to large automotive and aerospace mould tool manufacturers. The fact that NCG CAM software specialises in producing toolpaths for the mould, tool and…

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