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Fastems' 'pallet system in a container' celebrates 500th system milestone

Fastems last year celebrated the manufacture of its 500th machining centre pallet system, referred to as a ‘flexible pallet container’ (FPC), due to its design origin.

With its genesis in 2000, the Fastems Flexible Pallet Container, as it is called in full, began with a prototype that was built into an actual shipping container in Fastems’ Tampere, Finland, factory. Says Bruno Iso-Kivijärvi, one of the ...
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Helitronic Diamond Evolution is a “revolutionary approach” to the production and regrinding of PCD tools

Stablemate to the larger-capacity Helitronic Power Diamond, the Helitronic Diamond Evolution is a “revolutionary approach” to the production and ...  Read More

Low-cost Micro-Epsilon thickness sensor works out of the box, measures to <10 micron

Micro-Epsilon has launched an affordable and compact thickness measurement system for strip, plate and film targets. The fully assembled system is ...  Read More

Standard 8-axis robot welding cell from TEC Systems offers reduced processing times

To address white goods and automotive sector needs in particular, Tec Systems has developed a standard multi-axis robotic laser welding cell ...  Read More

Sandvik Coromant GC1130 now available with CoroMill QD and CoroMill 331 groove milling cutters

Sandvik Coromant’s high performance steel milling grade GC1130 is now offered for use with CoroMill QD and CoroMill 331 groove milling cutters.  Read More

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Fastems' 'pallet system in a container' celebrates 500th system milestone

Fastems last year celebrated the manufacture of its 500th machining centre pallet system, referred to as a ‘flexible pallet container’ (FPC), due to ...  Read More

Sandvik Coromant GC1130 now available with CoroMill QD and CoroMill 331 groove milling cutters

Sandvik Coromant’s high performance steel milling grade GC1130 is now offered for use with CoroMill QD and CoroMill 331 groove milling cutters.  Read More

Airbus 'Bionic Partition' wins German eco award

In December, Airbus received Germany’s Federal Ecodesign Award for its innovative so-called ‘Bionic Partition’ design concept. It was designed in a ...  Read More

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Industry 4.0 primer for business, and safety ...

EEF has published an Industry 4.0 primer to help firms get to grips with the topic, while at a detailed level, Neil Dyson at TÜV SÜD explains how advanced Industry 4.0 machinery is likely to demand a modified approach to equipment risk assessment. Andrew Allcock explains

Many manufacturers are grappling with what Industry 4.0, the so-called fourth industrial revolution, will mean for them. To recap, Industry 4.0 envisages cyber-physical systems. These are physical systems that are represented by a ...
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