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High rates: target achived!

A state-of-the-art transfer press allows manufacturing automotive components at the sensational speed of 28 strokes per minute. As known, in the production of components with transfer tools, the part to be stamped is…

MECSPE 2018 designs the factory of the future

Italy of Industry 4.0 pushes the labour market, but companies struggle to find adequate staff: according to a study conducted by Confartigianato, between July and September of this year, businesses plan to recruit…

Ready for series production

This Omt die is a combined progressive-transfer tool, that simultaneously produces 2 pieces for automotive industry (RH piece and 1 LH piece). Starting from coil width 510 mm, the die performs the first…

Simulating a way to accelerate rate of change in electric machine design

The research in simulation-based design software are helping electric motor and transformer manufacturers to increase the performance of their equipment at an unprecedented rate. Electric machines have made rapid performance gains over the…

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…

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