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F1 subcontractor expands with 5-axis machining

F1 subcontractor expands with 5-axis machining
At a High Wycombe engineering company many years ago, Ray Harris started out on a five year mould and tool making apprenticeship, at just 16 years old. After two years he left as much of this type of work was being offshored and he could see little future in it. Harris moved to a nearby subcontractor that specialised in supplying components for Formula 1 and has worked in the industry ever since, both in the supply chain and in-house for two leading F1 teams.
16th October 2017

Connecting machines to the Internet through 4G

Connecting machines to the Internet through 4G
  HMS Industrial Networks has announced the release of the new 4G LTE EU (Europe) extension card for eWON Flexy, its advanced IIoT gateway and remote access router. This enables Flexy users to access, monitor and control machinery remotely over the cellular 4G network.
16th October 2017

Aqueous cleaning machine chosen for refurbishment centre

Aqueous cleaning machine chosen for refurbishment centre
A Turbex aqueous cleaning machine has been installed in one of the world’s largest paper making machinery manufacturers, to remove grease and oil from more than 30 different components during refurbishment. The machine is also assisting renovation of selected parts from rolling mills, which accounts for 25% of turnover.
13th October 2017


Investment keeps 2020 vision in focus

Investment keeps 2020 vision in focus
One of the UK’s largest precision sheet metal fabricators is hoping that a £1m investment will help double its turnover by 2020. Alpha Manufacturing has ordered a TruBend Cell 7000 high speed robotic bending cell and TruPunch 5000 CNC punching centre from TRUMPF. The investment complements the acquisition last year of a TRUMPF TruLaser 3030 fibre CNC laser profiling centre.
11th October 2017

Sliding-head multi-spindle autos displayed at EMO 2017

Sliding-head multi-spindle autos displayed at EMO 2017
Combining the speed of multi-spindle automatic turn-milling with the versatility of sliding-headstock (Swiss-type) technology, DMG Mori launched two new machines with up to 41 CNC axes at this year’s EMO machine tool show which took place in Hannover from 18th to 23rd September. The multis are manufactured at the group’s recently remodernised Gildemeister Italiana factory in Brembate di Sopra, which has experience of delivering more than 5,000 fixed-head multi-spindle autos.
11th October 2017

Electric drives - easy to select, easy to connect, easy to configure

Electric drives - easy to select, easy to connect, easy to configure
Warren Harvard, Product Manager for Electric Drives at Festo, discusses the challenges facing machine builders and what can be done to improve the easier selection, connection and configuration of electric drives solutions.
11th October 2017

Tool holders enable turning in all directions

Tool holders enable turning in all directions
Cutting tool and tooling system company, Sandvik Coromant, has unveiled a new range of CoroTurn Prime multi-task and axial type tool holders to help machine shops implement the new PrimeTurning methodology, which enables turning in all directions. The introductions allow users to maximise the benefits of PrimeTurningon multi-task turn-mill centres and vertical turning lathes (VTLs). Complementing the company’s existing radial tool holders, Sandvik Coromant now has a complete offer for PrimeTurning operations.
10th October 2017

More machining centres for producing high precision valves

More machining centres for producing high precision valves
Manufacturer of braking systems for rail vehicles is the specialism of Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK. Its patented EP2002 distributed brake control is what the company claims to be as the best in the world and is the de-facto standard on all new trains for London Underground as well as metros in Bangkok, Dubai, Manila and throughout China.
28th September 2017

Taking a step in the right direction towards Industry 4.0

Taking a step in the right direction towards Industry 4.0
With an advanced solution that enables manufacturing companies to take steps towards digital machining and Industry 4.0, cutting tool and tooling system supplier Sandvik Coromant has introduced connectivity capability to its series of Silent Tools tool holders. The innovation is offered as part of the company’s CoroPlus suite of connected solutions for machine shops keen to embrace the rapidly advancing trend of industry digitalisation.
28th September 2017

Graphical software brings shop floor programming simplicity

Graphical software brings shop floor programming simplicity
  A new software from NUM enables CNC machine tool builders and retro-fitters to provide their customers with easy-to-use machine setup and real time control facilities for precision grinding applications.
28th September 2017


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MACH 2018
9th April 2018
United Kingdom NEC, Birmingham