Renishaw, the world-leading metrology specialist, exhibited its new XM-60 multi-axis calibrator at IMTS 2016, Chicago, USA and AMB 2016, Stuttgart, Germany. The XM-60 is capable of measuring all six degrees of freedom from a single set-up, in any orientation for linear axes. It offers significant improvement in simplicity and time saving over conventional laser measurement techniques.
One of the most anticipated international machining exhibitions, AMB, was hosted again this year from the 13th to the 17th of September. The event took place in Stuttgart, where more than 1.300 exhibitors showcased their current machining centers, workpieces, innovative software solutions and new technologies.
Hoffmann Group launches 5-axis vice with spindle quick-change system and rotatable clamping modules. The Hoffmann Group, one of Europe’s leading system partners for quality tools, has introduced its new GARANT Xpent 5-axis vice at AMB 2016. The vice is optimised for 5-face machining and can be quickly and easily adapted to any machining strategy. Flexible clamping options are ensured by the construction and variability of the clamping modules, which can be rotated by 180 degrees.
One of the most anticipated international machining exhibitions, AMB, was hosted again this year from the 13th to the 17th of September. The event took place in Stuttgart, where more than 1.300 exhibitors showcased their current machining centers, workpieces, innovative software solutions and new technologies. One of the exhibitors was the CNC machine tool manufacturer, CHIRON Group.
For the first time, the Hoffmann Group introduced its Industry 4.0 vision for the machining sector at the AMB 2016 in Stuttgart. The basis for this is the GARANT 360° Tooling Platform, which already provides an integrated service concept for tools and which the Hoffmann Group intends to develop further.
Having revolutionised the industry in the past with the Tiger·tec and Tiger·tec Silver coatings, the machining specialists at Walter AG in Tübingen are now making another technological advance. Walter is one of the world’s first companies to present a new technology platform: Tiger·tec Gold – with the WKP35G milling grade.
FANUC announced the new generation of ROBODRILL machines, which will be presented at the AMB Show in Stuttgart from 13 to 17 September (stand B51 in hall 7). The new α-DiB series will take over from the successful α-DiA series. It comes with a variety of improvements and new features. The biggest change is the introduction of advanced machines.