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Pratt Burnerd supplies huge chuck for oil and gas

Workholding equipment manufacturer Pratt Burnerd International, part of 600 Group, has supplied a special chuck on behalf of its Norwegian distributor, Exel Machines AS, for an end-user working specifically within the energy sector.

The customer requested an air operated 1,000 mm diameter chuck with a minimum 330 mm bore size to hold together large legs for oil rigs and wind turbine components that all require ...
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Voortman V302 plate cutter available from Cutmaster Machines

Voortman Steel Machinery has introduced its compact V302 plate cutting machine. Available in the UK from Cutmaster Machines, the V302 can be ...  Read More

Cloos Qirox QR-CC-4.1 welding cell

The Cloos Qirox QR-CC-4.1 robot welding cell for small parts production features a 2-station workpiece positioner with vertical change functionality ...  Read More

EMAG VTC 100 GT performs shaft grinding and hard turning

EMAG’s VTC 100 GT is a single machine capable of undertaking both hard turning and grinding with aluminum oxide or CBN wheels. According to the ...  Read More

Dormer Pramet Force AD milling cutter is all-rounder

The Force AD series of indexable insert milling cutters from Dormer Pramet is offered as a versatile solution for machine shops looking to reduce ...  Read More

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Sub-CNC Precision snaps up MACH 2016 exhibition machine for nuclear parts order

A high volume order with an eight-week delivery deadline received by Sub-CNC Precision two days before the opening of April’s MACH 2016 exhibition ...  Read More

2D CNC adds OKK’s VC-X350 5-axis VMC to portfolio

The OKK VC-X350 vertical machining centre has been developed for machining high alloy materials and is pitched at complex mould and die type ...  Read More

Collaborative Comau robots claim highest weight capacity, boast novel safety technology

Italian robot producer Comau is claiming to have developed collaborative robot technology that boasts the highest weight capacity in the industry, ...  Read More

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Case file: Vericut post simulation eases program ...

Andover-based precision manufacturer RE Thompson has invested in a second factory, filled with six machine tools. All NC programs for both facilities are checked for errors by Vericut from CGTech (01273 773538), with which the company has been working since 1991.

Recently, RE Thompson installed an interface between Vericut and the company’s CADCAM software package, Pro/Engineer, now called PTC Creo (Root Solutions, 01954 288288). Doing so provides simulation functionality that allows Vericut to start ...
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