"industrial" tag

X-FAB plans a new foundry

Officials from X-FAB Texas announced the delivery of new high-temperature implanter that will help convert the Lubbock facility that produces silicon wafers into the world’s first foundry of its kind. X-FAB manufactures silicon…

additive manufacturing

New process of additive manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies were initially proposed for rapid prototyping applications, with the target of obtaining a fast production of prototypes with low costs and short times compared to conventional technologies. Recently, the…

Mini laser ensures real-time quality control

In pharmaceutical and chemical industry good quality and precision are essential: while the quality of chemical products is often still being monitored manually during the production process, a laser-based system could take over…

Demand for machine tools takes a breather

During the first quarter of 2015, order bookings for the German machine tool industry were down by 8 per cent compared to the first quarter of 2014. Domestic orders fell by 19 per…

Lockout/Tagout to prevent maintenance related accidents

With a lockout/tagout programme, industries can prevent a great number of maintenance related accidents from happening. While Lockout/Tagout is very successful, it does require intense preparation to implement. Based on worldwide experience, Brady can…

Aquarial evaporative coolers from Socaf

Aquarial: choose natural and economic fresh air

Aquarial evaporative coolers from Socaf are the ecological and economical solution to refresh and purify air in factories and all industrial places. It leverages the natural principle of evaporation without any rust risk…

EU promotes “an industrial renaissance”

CECIMO, the trade association representing machine tool manufacturers across the European Union, weighed into politics recently – congratulating the heads of state and endorsing their recent statement on the necessity of rebuilding the…

Controlled ablation

Although lasers are an indispensable part of industrial manufacturing, in some areas conventional systems are reaching the limits of what they can do. A laser beam directed at a piece of metal will…

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