Fabio Boiocchi

Challenges in the market for structural castings posed by globalization

Die casting is an economic method for the manufacture of structural components. The foundries that operate in this area have to cope with a number of challenges. The use of modern manufacturing technology…

K series a new model of sheet plate bending machine at Euroblech

K series born from the research and experience of MG SRL, represents a NEW concept in the world of bending. In fact it can be used as a normal 4 roll or as…

The eT-Hover-loop turns the world upside down

The vacuum lifting devices in the eT-Hover-loop series by the vacuum specialist EuroTECH Vertriebs GmbH are used for lifting and turning vacuum-tight, flat loads such as glass panes, sheet metal and plastic or…

Full throttle towards a common language for machine tools

umati (universal machine tool interface) moves one step ahead towards becoming a generally accepted standard. VDW, the German Machine Tool Builders’ Association and the OPC Foundation establish a so-called Joint Working Group. Interested…

Presswerk 4.0: cutting downtimes in half, making manufacturing flexible

It costs companies a lot of money to have machines out of operation due to failure. This applies to press shops, too, the focus of fraunhofer’s presswerk 4.0 project. Researchers want to employ…

Uncompromising Stainless Steel and aluminum cutting with the next generation of Fiber Laser

The first cutting laser worldwide of a new fiber laser generation with 4 kW laser power and only one laser module offers the possibility of cutting sophisticated materials without compromise. For the first…

EU steel market outlook obscured by several threats, in spite of solid fundamentals

The EU steel market remained on a relatively fast growth track in the second quarter, supported by healthy economic fundamentals and the good operating performance of steel-using sectors. Nonetheless, imports continued to grow…

Okuma presented digitisation trends and new machines

At this year’s IMTS Okuma introduced new machines and features. In addition to the premiers at the fair, Okuma also presented its wide product portfolio ranging from various hardware solutions to software and…

Millutensil technologies at EuroBLECH 2018

Millutensil is one of the world-leading manufacturer in spotting and maintenance, providing safe, ergonomic, accurate, productive and easy-to-use technologies to help streamline the checking and testing of moulds and dies. And as these…

The robot eye with an all-round field of view

Where am I? Like humans, robots also need to answer that question, while they tirelessly glue, weld or apply seals to workpieces. After all, the production of precision products depends on robot control…

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