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Flow line for machining centre production

Flow line for machining centre production
More than £2m has been spent upgrading the Heller Machine Tools manufacturing plant and headquarters in Redditch, UK. The administrative and applications engineering departments have benefited from a comprehensive makeover, a new customer area for machine demonstrations has been added, and production output of horizontal machining centres has risen by 30%.
18th July 2018

Cell for machining airbus engine pylons

Cell for machining airbus engine pylons
An aerospace supplier in the UK has been awarded the contract to produce the pylon box assembly that attaches the engine to each wing of an Airbus A319, A320 and A321 NEO (New Engine Option) single-aisle jetliner. 
17th July 2018

Startup offers laser cut lamination stacks

Startup offers laser cut lamination stacks
It has been announced that two new members have recently joined the AEMT (The Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades). Nestech, a startup producing laser cut lamination stacks is the second member to join.
13th July 2018


The all-round solution in metal machining

The all-round solution in metal machining
Everything is turning: AKM servomotors from KOLLMORGEN in CNC multi-spindle machines from INDEX. Author: Sandra Becker, Kollmorgen Marketing Communications, EMEA & India
6th July 2018

CGTech to showcase aerospace applications at Farnborough Airshow

CGTech to showcase aerospace applications at Farnborough Airshow
  CGTech will showcase its expanded range of software applications for the aerospace industry in Hall 2, Stand 1120, Booth 2, at the Farnborough International Airshow, between 16th-20th July, 2018.
15th May 2018

Robotic handling raises sawing productivity

Robotic handling raises sawing productivity
The group manager for Kasto, Volker Bühler, here describes the widening choice of automation systems on offer to minimise labour costs and increase production output from the company's circular sawing and bandsawing machines. The production solutions are available in the UK and Ireland through the firm's subsidiary in Milton Keynes.
15th May 2018

First battery cutter in the market for heavy industrial cutting

First battery cutter in the market for heavy industrial cutting
Until now there was not a solution for battery driven hydraulic cutters for heavy industrial cutting applications, based on powerful industrial mobile cutters and the proven technology for rescue battery cutters, Holmatro developed a complete new range of battery cutters specially designed for recycling, demolition, dismantling and replacement industries.
9th May 2018

New circular sawing machine significantly speeds up deliveries

New circular sawing machine significantly speeds up deliveries
Back in November 2017 it was a change in the right direction for the UK’s largest independent steel stockholder, Barrett Steel Group as it installed a KASTOvariospeed C15 automatic circular sawing machine alongside two bandsaws at its engineering division in Maghaberry, Northern Ireland. It has increased sawing productivity, reduced delivery lead-times significantly, improved accuracy and lowered cost per cut.
8th May 2018

Industry 4.0-enabled bar feeding

Industry 4.0-enabled bar feeding
The first was wireless data communication from an Iemca barfeed, allowing much more information to be transmitted compared with a hard wired connection. Andrea Psotti, Iemca’s Area Sales Manager assists 1st MTA in looking after the UK sales market, and explained that the solution is unlike those offered by others in that it allows the customer to integrate the equipment more conveniently. Instead of having to be connected into a factory’s intranet to achieve wireless data flow, the Iemca barfeed and lathe communicate via the cloud.
8th May 2018

Universal robots boost profitability for machining

Universal robots boost profitability for machining
Multi-axis machining company, RSM is leveraging the benefits of Universal Robots supplied by RARUK Automation to load and unload its machine tools. A mix of seven UR5 and UR10 robots have helped Rousant Sherwood (RSM) maximise the productivity of its workforce by automating repetitive tasks and allowed the company to bid for contracts which would have otherwise been unprofitable.
19th April 2018


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