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XYZ Machine Tools' 2-OP tour draws interest and orders

More than 70 companies over a series of five one-day events saw XYZ Machine Tools' 2-OP portable vertical machining centre.

According to XYZ Machine Tools, the reaction from those companies was extremely positive, with all of them 'getting' the concept, several placing machine orders on the spot, and many more generating extremely strong enquiries that will lead to further machine sales.When used in ...
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FAT Haco TUR RM machining centres from Leader suit rail sector

FAT Haco has introduced two double-column machining centres for the processing of particularly large components in the rail industry. Now available ...  Read More

Metal Work release V-Lock system for automation

The Metal Work V-Lock modular automation system is said to be able to connect to almost anything.  Read More

Heckert HEC630D U5 MT from Starrag now offers five axes

Starrag UK has a new addition to the Heckert range of machining centres, with the larger capacity HEC630D U5 MT offering up to 5-axis machining ...  Read More

Victor launches large capacity Vturn-V1000 VTL

To complement the existing Vturn-V760, Victor CNC has unveiled the Vturn-V1000 vertical turning lathe (VTL) for larger diameter components.  Read More

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Advanced Engineering returns, 4-5 November

The show, at Birmingham's NEC, includes Aero Engineering, Composites Engineering, Automotive Engineering and Performance Metals Engineering.  Read More

Changing the game, again

Andrew Allcock heard how Seco Tools has bettered the performance of its Duratomic inserts, introducing its largest insert launch ever in what the ...  Read More

Taiwan's Fair Friend Group snaps up Swiss firm Pfiffner

Having acquired German machine tool brands VDF Boehringer, Hessapp, Hüller Hille, Honsberg, Modul and Witzig & Frank in 2013, Taiwan's Fair Friend ...  Read More Image 1 comment

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Scanning confidence

NPL Huddersfield laboratories has undertaken research to help companies more reliably and repeatably employ non-contact laser scanning on a CMM. Andrew Allcock heard more at a recent Nikon Metrology Open Day event

Non-contact laser scanning is an increasingly common process. It offers the opportunity to rapidly measure large areas of parts and automate inspection, but the technology is not trusted sufficiently for product sign-off, due to lack of validation, differences between tactile and scan results ...
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