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Machining

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Lighting a new path - Mazak’s direct diode laser profiling breakthrough

Yamazaki Mazak is claiming a world first with the introduction of its Optiplex 3015 DDL 4 kW laser 2D profiling machine. Andrew Allcock spoke to ...  Read More

Established, different, affordable - XYZ's Challenger 5-axis machining centre

No stranger to 5-axis machining, having offered 3-axis vertical machining centres fitted with 2-axis tables for some time, XYZ Machine Tools has ...  Read More

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Tooling

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Gühring UK - geared up for growth

Ahead of its official opening on June 9, Andrew Allcock paid a visit to Gühring’s new home in Birmingham. A picture of modern manufacturing is ...  Read More

Sandvik Coromant - Software is the solution

Electronics and combined software-hardware packages for turning dominated a March press event held at tooling company Sandvik Coromant’s ...  Read More

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Workholding

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Southern comfort: Southern Manufacturing exhibition preview

After years of suffering the best attempts by winter weather to dismantle Southern Manufacturing’s coated fabric tent pavilion at Farnborough, ...  Read More

MACH 2018 – same place, new location, better facilities

With post-MACH 2016 discussions and orders still playing out, exhibition organiser the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) has already ...  Read More

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CADCAM/CNC

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Decoding the Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence message

There may be many still puzzling over the change of name in 2015 from Hexagon Metrology to Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence (Hexagon MI) and ...  Read More

FANUC UK - House warming

FANUC UK has consolidated all its activities into a single, massive new home in Coventry. Andrew Allcock was at the official opening ceremony ...  Read More

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Environment

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We need to talk about solvent

There is a continued need for solvent-based cleaning. With related plant cost a stumbling block in many projects, an event responded to that and ...  Read More

Managing coolant: the machinery options

A variety of web-based services and automated machinery is helping machine tool operators manage, monitor and maintain metalworking fluids, as ...  Read More

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Metrology

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Decoding the Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence message

There may be many still puzzling over the change of name in 2015 from Hexagon Metrology to Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence (Hexagon MI) and ...  Read More

The micron factory

JLR’s new powertrain metrology facility offers engineers access to unprecedented levels of precision, thanks to a dozen-strong fleet of the best ...  Read More

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Subcontracting

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Aerospace supply chain profile: the intermediaries

Aerospace companies often work with intermediary purchasers and parts stockists that are tasked with the delivery of a variety of items, often ...  Read More

Going (with) nuclear: supply chain opportunities at Hinkley Point C

Now that construction of nuclear power plant Hinkley Point C has begun, suppliers are gearing up to start work. The mammoth project will require ...  Read More

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Industry Sectors

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Capturing and processing, in the cloud, roller bearing data: Schaeffler's Industry 4.0 offering

Machinery incorporating roller bearings can benefit from Schaeffler’s Smart Ecosystem 4.0, which offers a comprehensive, cloud-based hardware ...  Read More

UK R&D effort - Magnesium aircraft parts offer weight-saving advantage

In a collaborative R&D project, Magnesium Elektron demonstrated the manufacture of aircraft seat supports that, on a finished part comparison, ...  Read More

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Comment/Opinion

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Electric shock

Electric car, good; internal combustion engine, bad. Simple, right? Not if your country is a major producer of cars and internal combustion ...  Read More

A rising tide lifts all

Last month (April), London-headquartered technology supplier representative organisation the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) ...  Read More

Services

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Thinking local: Faro opens UK metrology service centre

From June, the 1,800 Faro Technologies products installed in the UK can be serviced in Rugby. The service and calibration centre offers repairs, ...  Read More

Finding a great deal to fund a new machine

Here’s a riddle: what’s the last part of a sale, but the first part of a delivery? The answer is financing, and it is what makes the difference ...  Read More

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