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Festo press systems in the Industry 4.0 era

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The servo press kit YJKP, designed for electronics and small parts manufacturing, represents the key features of Industry 4.0 by ensuring easy, intuitive operation and using the communication standard OPC UA. Thanks to its operating software, the Festo system provides the answer to major issues associated with Industry 4.0, such as precise sizing, adaptation to the application, and real-time data control.

New KBB jerrycan machines for K 2016

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Never before in its 80-plus-year history has Kautex unveiled so many new machines in a single year. Following the successful presentation of the new KCC MK3 series at this year’s Chinaplas as well as the launch of new suction blow molding machines and drum machines, Kautex Maschinenbau presented its new KBB jerrycan machines at K 2016.

What is SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY

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At IMTS Chicago in september, many manufacturers, media and others who visited the Mazak booth were very interested in learning more about SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY. Rightfully so because it is unique to the industry and helps keep shops of all sizes productive, efficient, competitive and at the forefront of innovation.

The transparent press plant

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We can’t see into a press, if we could it would avoid so many unplanned downtimes, if, for example, a faulty part could be identified sooner. However, the Machine Monitoring System (MMS) of the future, which Schuler presented a model of at the EuroBLECH trade fair, provides completely new insights into presses: With the aid of comprehensive system monitoring, availability can be increased, production and parts quality can be improved, and energy consumption can be lowered. The MMS is part of the Smart Press Shop, a collection of Schuler solutions for networking in the field of forming technology.

Compact MPP 500 multiple pallet stocker system from Mazak

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Yamazaki Mazak Corporation has announced the start of the sales of the MPP 500(Multi Pallet Pool 500)compact multiple pallet stocker system. The MPP 500 was first shown during IMTS 2016 held in Chicago, U.S.A. starting from September 12th and will be exhibited at JIMTOF 2016 held at Tokyo Big Sight from November 17th.

New Synchronous Motors from Rexroth: Compact Design for Higher Workpiece Quality

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The new IndraDyn S series MS2N synchronous servo motors from Rexroth improve the constancy of the path velocity and hence the processing quality thanks to significantly reduced torque ripple. Moreover, in conjunction with IndraDrive control units, completely new applications for higher availability of printing machines in networked environments are possible with the MS2N motors as a data source.

Microfinish attachments for turning, grinding and milling machines

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Today, even smaller suppliers must be capable of working to the finest tolerances in dimensional accuracy. The German machine manufacturer Thielenhaus Microfinish presents a range of attachments for base machines for these applications and for small batch sizes.

PTC PLM Cloud: Can You Trust It with Your Data?

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If you put your intellectual property in the cloud, are you giving up control? Can you always access your files? Is your data still safe from viruses and hackers? Those are the questions on the minds of many small- to medium-sized business owners. It’s hard work turning your skills and ideas into a profitable business.…

Nothing beats a great template

With its intelligent engineering software VCmaster, Veit Christoph GmbH, a software developer based in Germany, offers engineers an intuitive concept for efficient technical calculations.