Metalworking Machines

Xact Smart: Now with more bending technology

The new generation of the Xact Smart increases the versatility and speed of bending. With its numerous new functions, Bystronic’s entry-level machine offers the decisive plus in bending technology.

Redefining full 3D abrasive waterjet cutting

Each FiveX machine system is a unique solution based on specific customer requirements. Built on the same platform but bespoke in width, length, height and set of features. 

Digital Solutions at STUDER, SCHAUDT, MIKROSA

Is Industry 4.0 just a vision? Not with the UNITED GRINDING Group. Here the fourth industrial revolution is lived in concrete terms. But how does United Grinding connect machines and their assemblies with their environment?


The 2018 Edition of SPS – Industrial Automation Fair Guangzhou Opens Next Week

Industrial Automation Fair Guangzhou (SIAF) will open its doors from 4 – 6 March at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, China. Held concurrently with Asiamold - Guangzhou International Mould & Die Exhibition, the three-day fairs will welcome a record number of more than 850 exhibitors from 20 countries and regions to present their latest offerings over 55,000 sqm of exhibition space. Altogether, the events are expected to attract over 65,000 professional buyers from around the world. There will also be 80 talks during the concurrent event programme which will cover an array of key industry-related matters, bringing the overall scale of the fairs to a new tier.

DMG MORI strengthens digitized production

Digital factory, holistic automation solutions and technology excellence: at the traditional open house exhibition at DECKEL MAHO Pfronten, DMG MORI is showing the entire scope of its technology competence. The 9,000 international trade visitors will be able to see 70 high-tech machines across 8,500 m² of exhibition space, including the new NTX 3000 as a world premiere, as well as innovative manufacturing processes, such as ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING.

EMAG at GrindTec 2018: High-precision results for small components

Cost pressure and increasing quality requirements are influencing the automotive sector more than ever before. And yet complex processes such as out-of-round grinding are coming to the fore. How can these sophisticated grinding processes be carried out even more efficiently? The EMAG Group will be providing tailor-made answers to this question from March 14 to 17 at GrindTec 2018 in Augsburg. One of the highlights of EMAG’s appearance at the trade fair (Hall 5, stand 5029) will be the vertical grinder VG 110, which is ideally suited to out-of-round grinding chuck parts.

Related Equipment

Shorter development cycles by use of 3D printing

To develop and build robotic arms and grippers smart and efficiently, KUKA reaches out for innovative technologies like 3D printing. In the design process of new robots and new custom applications they early and often use 3D printing to fasten the development cycles.

One-piece pull-down jaw combines precision and efficiency

The attractively priced SCHUNK pull-down jaw SNB promises high accuracy on the workpiece, minimal cleaning effort and a longer service life. Unlike previous chuck jaw systems on the market with active pull-down function, the SCHUNK SNB is built in one piece. This ensures a particularly precise workpiece support, a repeatable zero point independent of the clamping force present, increased stability when machining as well as minimal wear.

CAD/CAM Software

WorkPLAN Solutions First Time at Eurobois Trade Fair

WorkPLAN, the ERP and Production Management solution from Vero Software, displayed for the first time at the Eurobois Trade Fair at Eurexpo in Lyons, highlighting its wide range of functions which are dedicated to the carpentry, woodworking and fittings sectors.

Mastercam 2019 Released for Global Public Testing

Mastercam 2019 Public Beta is now open to all currently maintained Mastercam customers. Shops all over the world, from small job shops to Fortune 100, get a chance to test-drive Mastercam 2019 before it is released and provide valuable feedback to help shape the final product. Participants in the Public Beta get an early look at dozens of powerful new tools for simple to complex jobs.