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Manufacturers using PrimeTurning technology from Sandvik Coromant can now access upgraded CoroPlus ToolPath software, which is designed to help accelerate operations and planning processes.

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Fusion 360 gets smarter

Fusion 360, the cloud-powered 3D CADCAM software from Autodesk now features a manufacturing extension that will cater to the more advanced requirements of manufacturing specialists, with flexible activation terms ...

’Pro’ electric press brake

LVD has introduced the Dyna-Press 40/15 Pro to its Dyna-Press series of high-speed electric-drive press brakes. The 40-tonne press brake features a 1,500 mm working length and a 5-axis back gauge. Bending speed is up to ...

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Andrew Allcock, editor

Engineered commodities

​What is a commodity? It is something that is so standard, reliable and trusted that it is purchased without much, if any, consideration of any of its many technical or other attributes. And they are typically ...

Weerg founder, Matteo Rigamonti

Not business as usual

An Italy-based metal and plastic parts subcontractor is forging a new path in a traditional industry by being online-led, fronted by instant quote software and delivering parts globally in a matter of days. Andrew ...

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Polished performance

EU project SYMPLEXITY for human/robot collaborative polishing has developed technology to replace manual effort. And, via partner Autodesk, this may lead to polishing becoming a capability of metalcutting machine tools. ...

The Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills

Bridging the competency gap

​Steed Webzell recently visited the Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills for metalforming & foundry skills. He explains what sets this newly-created training provision apart from so many others (first published in ...

Industry 4.0 in action

Real-world application of Industry 4.0

At its plant in Hoechstadt, Germany, global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has put a machine tool into operation that demonstrates how Industry 4.0 actually works in practice. Plus, digital twins & ...

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