Fabio Boiocchi

Blechexpo 2019: Growth Across the Board!

Exhibitors and expert visitors have long since saved the date: the 14th Blechexpo and the 7th Schweisstec will focus on outstanding process competence for the processing of sheet metal, pipe and profiles from the 5th through…

Lorch’s Cobot Welding Package introduces quick and effective automation for welding processes

Collaborative robots, so-called Cobots, are easy to use, allow for quick and flexible use and represent an exceptional option for small and medium-size companies thanks to their outstanding price-performance ratio. The brand-new “Lorch…

Prima Power innovative solutions for a human-friendly technology at the Blechexpo 2019

“Prima is here”. This is the slogan chosen by Prima Power to announce its participation at the 14th Blechexpo, the international trade fair for sheet metal working held in Stuttgart from 5 to…

Revision of EU steel safeguard improves on technical weaknesses but steel market continues to be depressed

The EU has published and implemented its revision of the EU steel safeguard. The new design of the tariff-free quota will better stabilise trade flows by containing import concentration from certain exporting countries….

Protecting machine tools from cyber attacks

Data security is gaining in importance as Industry 4.0 takes shape. Automation, cloud applications and globally networked machines and components play key roles when it comes to shielding systems from external threats. As…

If machines could smell

What, if robots could smell? Sniffing explosives at the airport, diagnosing diseases based on a patient’s breath, locating gas leaks and much more? As part of its lighthouse topic “Biological Transformation“, the Fraunhofer…

Performances and quality in the manufacturing of compressed air tanks

For SEA Italian Quality Tanks, the unceasing innovation of its processes represents an irremissible element to meet the various market requirements in more and more competitive way. A precise orientation that this year…

Specialty coatings extend service life of cutting tools used for non-ferrous materials

A variety of special coatings can significantly enhance wear resistance and life when machining highly-abrasive materials such as CFRP, GFRP, graphite, Al alloys and ceramics Because machine tools constantly cut and grind away…

Direct diode lasers: how technology evolution is opening new markets

The evolution of diode laser price and performance is rapidly opening new markets. In this article, the technology consulting firm IDTechEx Research demonstrate how advances in semiconductor laser technology enable novel applications in laser material…

New coating process provides effective protection for brake discs

More than many other auto parts, brake discs are subject to repeated mechanical loads. As a result of this continual abrasion, they produce fine particulate matter, which pose a substantial environmental burden. Now,…

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