Metalworking Machines

XXL 3D printing using KUKA technology

This 3D printing process is also referred to as additive manufacturing. The process makes use of a digital template to create a solid, three-dimensional object. 3D printing processes are now being used in a wide range of industries. KUKA Industries has taken on the role of leading technology company in a consortium of project partners aiming to develop 3D printing capabilities for the automotive and aerospace industries. The development partner, which specializes in joining technology, has been officially involved in the generative manufacture of high-performance lightweight components since February.

TRUMPF presents the future of laser technology in Munich

The high technology company TRUMPF will be presenting tomorrow’s laser technology at the LASER – World of Photonics trade fair in Munich from June 26 to 29, 2017. Innovative beam guidance concepts revolutionize micromachining with ultrashort pulse lasers – New diode laser technology drastically cuts power consumption – High-energy laser amplifiers make electron movements at microscopic level visible.

OMAX Showcases a New Abrasive Waterjet Line at EMO 2017

At EMO Hannover 2017, OMAX® Corporation will showcase the newly released GlobalMAX 1530 abrasive waterjet, in Hall 15, Stand E93. The GlobalMAX line brings value-priced abrasive waterjets with the OMAX guarantee to the global market. The OMAX 60120 and the latest generation MicroMAX abrasive waterjet systems will also be on display during the show, held September 18-23 in Hannover, Germany. Visitors will see live cutting demonstrations on all three waterjets and time studies run on the control software by software experts.

Two Turrets, Two Spindles, Two Approaches

Mazak has many options when it comes to turning centers with Multi-Tasking capabilities. Two such machine series, Mazak’s MULTIPLEX Series and HQR Series, accomplish this in different ways.

VLC 200 GT from EMAG for the machining of automotive gears

The production of a large volume of parts with extremely high quality has been a key feature in the production of automotive transmissions for decades. Developments in both the marketplace and technology, however, are continuing to change production at a very fast pace. For example, the number of gears needed for the production of our cars has been rising. This increase in quantity is pushing the production volume of gears even higher. At the same time, the competition from new market participants in Asia is intensifying.

Twice the cutting speed

Higher cutting speed = higher laser power. This formula has been more than just a rule of thumb. But TRUMPF engineers have now severed the correlation between speed and kilowatts. The fruit of their labor? The Highspeed and Highspeed Eco cutting processes.

ALDEGHI relies on GF Machining Solutions’ state-of-the-art taper-cutting and thermostabilization technology

Situated in the small town of Cisano Bergamasco in Italy’s Bergamo province, ALDEGHI S.r.l (a division of M.S.Ambrogio Group) is surrounded by history, from the Colleoni Chapel—a Renaissance jewel in Bergamo’s crown—to the majestic Piazza Vecchia, the heart of the upper city. Founded by Aldeghi’s father, Pietro Aldeghi, in 1983 in roughly 200-square-meter workshop, today’s ALDEGHI S.r.l. encompasses 2,000 square meters, including 1,600 square meters of covered and thermostabilized with air conditioning and is bound full speed for the future.

Stratasys Demonstrates Innovative Multi-Cell Additive Manufacturing Platform Designed for Continuous Production

Stratasys Ltd., the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, took a significant step into low-volume, continuous production using additive technology today when it unveiled a new product under development – the Stratasys Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator – at the RAPID + TCT Show in Pittsburg. Commercial product availability has not yet been announced.