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Tool boosts turning efficiency

Tungaloy has introduced its TurnTenFeed series of tools for turning operations. The newly developed tool holder and indexable insert line is now the company’s first choice offer for heavy industrial applications that ...

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3D printing for composites

At this year’s JEC World exhibition (Paris, 12-14 March), Stratasys will showcase its latest 3D-printing solutions for composite production in Hall 5 on Stand Q83. Visitors will be able to see the time and cost ...

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Siemens NX CAM software

​The latest release of NX for manufacturing introduces new and enhanced capabilities for a wide range of applications, such as mould and die manufacturing, production machining and multi-axis milling. In addition, the ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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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