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Latest CAM simulation software

The latest CAM simulation software release from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence includes newly developed and enhanced functionality, giving users the ability to execute tasks for existing projects on a remote server. ...

Heavy-duty face mills

Double Quattromill 22, Seco’s latest range of face-milling cutters, is designed to help component manufacturers improve metal removal rates and, by doing so, increase productivity levels. The range, which is designed ...

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3D surface defect inspection

At the UKIVA Machine Vision Conference & Exhibition (6 June, Milton Keynes), precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon UK will introduce its surfaceCONTROL 3D non-contact surface inspection system for defect detection ...

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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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Seco face mills suit heavy-duty cutting

Double Quattromill 22, Seco’s latest range of face-milling cutters, is designed to help component manufacturers improve metal removal rates and, by doing so, increase ......

23/04/2019