Technology spotlights

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Software for composite fibre-placement from CGTech


The programming of Automatic Fibre Placement (AFP) machines is critical and traditionally, the machine tool vendor has delivered AFP systems which suffer from a lack of programming expertise that a software specialist ...

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Mapal delivers the cutting edge for aerospace


Mapal is now offering a comprehensive range of cutting tools specifically designed to deliver optimum performance with the novel composite materials that are currently being widely adopted throughout the aerospace ...

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Plasma cutting for high production demands


Kerf Developments prides itself on being able to recognise which cutting units are suitable for which applications, with an experienced team of engineers always available to advise on product suitability. The RUR ...

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Lightweight carbon fibre chuck range from HAINBUCH


Higher productivity, lower energy consumption and less weight on the machine spindle and drive – these are the highlights of the new carbon, ultra-light clamping devices that HAINBUCH, the clamping device manufacturer, ...

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Advanced dynamic waterjet XD technology


The Flow Mach 4 Series includes exclusive HyperPressure Technology, for faster cutting, lower costs, and increased production. Added to that power, Dynamic Waterjet technology allows customers to produce parts ...

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Bielomatik MQL drives machining costs down


With a Bielomatik Minimal Quantity Lubrication (MQL) system the amount of oil used to protect cutting tips, during high-speed automated CNC machining operations, reduces significantly to give all round cost and ...

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Victor Europe introduces new CNC lathe range


Victor Europe's new Vturn-A26 CNC lathe range boasts many innovative new features, including the upgraded structural rigidity of the range's headstocks, box slideways, turrets and carriages.

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Water jet cutting from Kerf


For many years the flexibility and reliability of water jet cutting systems has seen the process used in both high volume production scenarios and with lower volume or one-off bespoke creative applications. With Kerf, ...

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Get more from your machines at MACH 2010


Renishaw will demonstrate new systems that assess the performance of both three- and five-axis machines, plus new products that save time and reduce scrap during machining processes. Also see a revolutionary CMM probe ...