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Henkel cleaners

​Henkel has developed four new cleaning products, cleaners, defoamers and descalers all offering differentiation against competitor products and the ability to deliver competitive gain for users.

Siemens Industrial Edge

​Siemens is introducing a digitalisation (Industry 4.0) platform in the form of Siemens Industrial Edge. This will support data processing at shopfloor level and bring developed analysis technology and the intelligence ...

Garant Xpent 5-axis vice

The Hoffmann Group has introduced a new module for its Garant Xpent 5-axis vice. This new centre jaw, which can be optionally fitted to the base rail, has now made it possible to clamp two workpieces with just one vice, ...

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Precision Performer

With prestige parts destined for Jaguar Land Rover, Bentley, Porsche, Bugatti and F1 Teams, GW Machining sets the bar high for the high precision processing of highly complex parts in low volume, employing methods that ...

Tour de force

Every five years, or so, tooling giant ISCAR unveils a major package of developments, revealed via a number of global roadshows fronted by company president Jacob Harpaz. Andrew Allcock was in the audience and reports ...

A force to be reckoned with

The AMRC recently provided a progress update on its part in the EU’s Twin-Control project that is seeking to develop a holistic simulation model for machining. Steed Webzell listened in

A helping robotic hand at Hepco

An established manufacturer of slide systems, Hepco is on a world-class manufacturing journey, part of which has seen the introduction of cobots to its Devon manufacturing facility. Andrew Allcock called by to find out ...

Clever little things

Linear development of technology, in terms of metalcutting machines and tools, tends towards faster, more accurate and increasingly better price-performance ratios. The departure from linear development occurs ...