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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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The web tutor


Sandvik Coromant's metalcutting e-learning programme provides an introduction to production engineering.

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Solid v. indexable tooling


A back to basics look at the relative merits of single-piece solid and insert-based rotary cutting tools, and their materials, by Dormer Pramet ( product managers Ricky Payling and Lukas Pavlis. ...

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Tool vending systems provide production intelligence


Tool vending machines are more than just bonded stores on a workshop floor. When set up correctly, their sophisticated monitoring functions can provide insight into what actually happens during production; this can help ...

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Tooling case file: tough material help


Neath, Wales subcontractor Formagrind was recently tasked with a difficult-to-cut order that included processing of molybdenum, tantalum, titanium and Inconel.

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Tooling case file: successful scaling up


In Sheffield, the North Machine Shop of heavy engineering manufacturer Sheffield Forgemasters International (SFI) has a strong relationship with Walter GB, specifically with its sales engineer Phil Broddle, that has ...

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Tooling case file: Going the extra mile


Applications engineering support and technical advice from UK tooling providers such as WNT (UK) are perhaps under-appreciated aspects of the service they offer to the UK manufacturing industry