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Versatile alternative to a driven-tool lathe

Versatile alternative to a driven-tool lathe
Tony Bess, Director of Subcontract Machinists Plalite, has invested £3m in capital equipment in three years, including purchasing two Japanese-built Speedio M140X2 30-taper mill-turn centres from Brother, supplied by Whitehouse Machine Tools. The first of the five axis machines was installed in mid-2017 and proved so successful that a second was added six months later. 
8th August 2018

Composites poised for wider automotive use

Composites poised for wider automotive use
It has been announced that German supplier ZSK has launched a series of innovations to an increasingly important carbon composite manufacturing technique, which will finally overcome the cost and productivity challenges that have held back wider use of the material until now. 
2nd August 2018

How misalignment in rotating machinery can affect you

How misalignment in rotating machinery can affect you
If the coupling and shaft in your rotating machinery is not aligned correctly, it may reduce the longevity of your machines. What’s more, misalignment may be responsible for up to 50% of all costs relating to rotating machinery failures. Why? Because of excessive vibration and temperature increases that cause the risk of premature bearing, coupling and shaft failure.
30th July 2018


Collaboration brings composite forming facility

Collaboration brings composite forming facility
It has been announced that Rhodes Interform, a specialist in bespoke composite and metal forming machinery, has recently completed the installation and testing of a ‘world class’ composite forming facility at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in the UK.
27th July 2018

Full machine room service plan launched

Full machine room service plan launched
It has been announced that Atlas Copco’s Compressor Technique Service division has introduced the Full Machine Room (FMR) Service Plan, through which it offers to maintain all types and makes of rotating equipment used in a production environment. 
27th July 2018

Shaping the future of manufacturing at AMB 2018

Shaping the future of manufacturing at AMB 2018
At this year’s AMB exhibition (Stuttgart, 18th-22nd September), Sandvik Coromant intends to show how customers and partners can achieve significantly higher productivity levels, more flexible machining processes and more sustainable production under the strapline ‘Shaping the future together’. 
23rd July 2018

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


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