Marking Machines (inc Laser)

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MACH 2020 preparations


MACH2020 ( will take place from 20-24 April, 2020 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. It will be the second show since the move to new halls, with the event last year attracting 25,000+ ...

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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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Marking case file: tracing plastic valves


Across the English Channel, a manufacturer of fuel tank venting systems in Luxembourg has installed six Foba Alltec LC300 CO2 laser markers used in round-the-clock production.

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Marking case file: freeing up spindle time


Prior to investing in a Technifor (01926 884422) LaserTop 2000 marking system, subcontractor HPC Services, which provides multi-axis turning with Swiss-type sliding-head and turn-milling machines, used the engraving ...

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Robot laser marker for car parts


Tec Systems (01509 815186) has provided an assembly machine, a number of leak testing stations and a robotic laser marking system to identify cylinder head components passing through an automated production line at a ...

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The services sell


A new approach to machine sales, demonstrated by a new aftersales service showroom, was clear during a visit to Trumpf’s Luton Technology Centre. Will Dalrymple reports

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Trumpf Open House gets artistic and more


In this online-only feature, Andrew Allcock reviews the recent Trumpf Open House at its Luton HQ. New laser welding, profiling and marking technology were revealed, along with a push on the company's one-stop-shop ...

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Payback for keeping track


Far from non-value added, marking raises the perception of quality and delivers enhanced product confidence. Steed Webzell outlines why marking can pay real dividends

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Mark of quality


Steed Webzell reports on the latest marking and reading innovations designed to help meet increasing traceability demands in the manufacturing sector

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World of precision technology


GF AgieCharmilles recently held an Open House at its World Technology Centre (WTC), in Schorndorf, Germany, and Andrew Allcock was there to hear about company and technology developments (extended online version)

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Marked for life


More and more manufactured parts require marking to ensure traceability. Steed Webzell looks at the latest technology that can help reduce the cost and time required

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Traceability – from cradle to grave


With many manufacturers and their customers seeking greater product traceability, the pressure is on to find efficient enabling technology. Steed Webzell reviews the latest developments