Micro machining

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EMO 2017 - Industry 4.0 gains momentum


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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Small innovation


Usually associated with heavyweight engineering, Kyal Machine Tools has moved into the micro-machining market, following the company’s deal with Swiss firm Willemin-Macodel. Andrew Allcock heard more

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Turbo boost


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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Research; result - ultra-precision machining


Ever wondered what government science research funding generates? Andrew Allcock reveals how an investment in ultra-precision technologies has generated new manufacturing and process technologies, businesses and ...

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The creation of knowledge


Andrew Allcock was at a recent information dissemination event for a Technology Strategy Board-backed project looking at micro-machining. He reveals what new knowledge has been generated

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Partnership positives


Andrew Allcock was one of 100 journalists flown to Japan by Mori Seiki to see its JIMTOF exhibition highlights and to hear the latest about the company's tie-up with Germany's Gildemeister AG

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Thankful for small blessings


MM Live 2010, taking place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry from 19-20 October, promises much for the micro-manufacturing fraternity. Steed Webzell previews this much anticipated event

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Little by little


Steed Webzell assesses the current micro-machining arena, discovering there are genuine opportunities for those armed with appropriate manufacturing technology

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Small focus


The IEC Ricoh Arena in Coventry is the setting for the Micro, Precision & Nano Manufacturing event, which takes place from 20-21 October. Machinery reports

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It's a small world


Micro-machining is today considered to be a key enabling technology across an increasingly broad range of industries. Machinery reports

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Big ideas for small components


Micro-machining is the focus of the forthcoming MM Live event, the UK’s first exhibition devoted to micro-manufacturing technology and services. Machinery reports

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Machining under the microscope


With the increasing trend of miniaturisation, reliable, cost-effective micro-machining processes are in high demand. Machinery reports.

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Big small parts challenge


Producing and measuring micro-components or micro-features, 200 microns and under, poses challenges to engineering companies. So who's succeeding in this arena? Machinery reports.