High speed machining

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EMO 2017 - Industry 4.0 gains momentum

02/08/2017

This year’s edition of biennial show EMO returns to Europe’s manufacturing technology heartland, Germany, with the six-day event kicking off on 18 September at its usual home, the Hanover show ground. Andrew Allcock ...

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Progress on CAM for AM

03/04/2017

CAM software for subtractive machining is well developed and integrated with the CAD process. It is not the same for additive manufacturing (AM) or combined AM and subtractive processes, but there are new developments ...

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Electric thinking

07/02/2017

The Blue Arc electro-erosion process will drastically reduce roughing times in hard-to-machine alloys such as aero-engine parts, says inventor and developer GE. An adapted Mitsui Seiki machine tool has been delivered to ...

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Future vehicles: spaceframe with AM elements

07/12/2016

A consortium of four engineering firms have developed an automotive spaceframe partly produced by additive manufacturing to highlight a new way of making bodywork. They are: German companies EDAG Engineering, Laser ...

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Turbo boost

15/06/2015

Aftermarket attachments can offer tool rotation speeds greater than those achievable by the machine’s spindle, particularly improving the performance of small diameter tooling

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DMG/Mori Seiki global expansion

08/03/2013

Andrew Allcock attended the annual DMG/Mori Seiki Open House event in Germany, held during late January. Global plans, market opportunities and the unveiling of more new machine tools were on the menu, including ...

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DMG's Bavarian bonanza

08/03/2011

Gildemeister AG's sales organisation DMG's annual Open House at the Deckel Maho, Pfronten, Bavaria, manufacturing facility again highlighted the German giant's propensity to roll out new, high technology developments, ...

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On message

17/01/2008

With a new managing director firmly ensconced at GF AgieCharmilles, Machinery went to find out more about the company’s strategy in the UK.

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Making a success of HSM

19/12/2003

High-speed machining (HSM) has, according to some, firmly established itself as an alternative or complement to conventional milling, EDM and other traditional machining processes. The drivers for adoption of HSM ...

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Mikron HSM user group launch

03/10/2003

Mikron has launched the UK’s first high-speed, four-/five-axis machining user group. The group is part of a series of Mikron initiatives aimed at raising the profile of the technologies and demonstrating their ...