Fabio Boiocchi

Additive manufacturing technologies extend service range of die casting foundries

Additive Manufacturing technologies allow die casting foundries to open up new business opportunities and to develop additional technology competencies. The market for additive manufacturing is growing very fast and strongly worldwide in various…

Sheet metal bending: suggestions and “best practices”

Here are some “gold rules” to make bending processes fast, high-quality and efficient. Concerning the sheet metal bending activity, it is not sufficient to make use of suitable machinery and forefront technologies: we…

Laser cutting: also for high reflective materials

Copper, brass, bronze, …but gold and silver too: fiber laser allows the processing of highly reflective materials. Technological Evolution and innovation are often signs of market demands: today there is a real interest…

Flexibility as key factor

New CAM software helps Robin Technologies take on greater challenges Founded in 1980 by Damien Robin, Robin Technologies is based in the county of Chantonnay in the Pays de Loire region, which is…

CECIMO elects Hans-Martin Schneeberger as the new President

During its meeting held on 5 December 2019 in Brussels, the CECIMO General Assembly elected Dr Hans-Martin Schneeberger as President of CECIMO for a period of two years. His term will focus on…

Green Deal an important opportunity to seize European climate leadership

The European Commission has formally announced its European Green Deal for the European Union. The European Steel Association (EUROFER) welcomes ambition behind the package and notes the inclusion of sections on supporting zero-carbon…

Global metals & mining industry Q3 results

Total metals & mining industry M&A deals in Q3 2019 worth $6.98bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked an increase of 48.2% over the previous quarter and a…

Micro waterjet bridges the gap between EDM and Micro Laser

Cutting narrow incisions with ultra-high precision in high density materials using waterjet technology requires a specific waterjet cutting process: the Fine Abrasive Waterjet process (FAWJ). The first FAWJ cutting head was developed by…

Abrasive nylon wheel brushes provide deburring for extremely hard metal parts

When an application calls for surface finishing, cleaning, polishing, deburring, edge blending or removal of paint, rust or other contamination, a wheel brush is often the ideal solution.  A type of power brush,…

Sandvik and Renishaw collaborate to qualify new materials for Additive Manufacturing

Global engineering company Renishaw is collaborating with Sandvik Additive Manufacturing to qualify new additive manufacturing (AM) materials for production applications. This encompasses a broad range of metal powders, including new alloy compositions that…

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