Industry News

01/31/2023
Tom Nathan
What do tool and cutter grinders and buildings have in common? The importance of having a solid foundation.
01/30/2023
Metal coating specially formulated
The metal coatings industry is dominated by large corporations that provide a wide selection of outstanding paints but may be too rigid to cater to special application needs. Every coating application has specific parameters, but if the coating does not work properly straight out of the drum, the end user is out of luck. The story is different at Cortec, where a flexible customer service mindset helps users adapt the right coating to individualized needs.
01/27/2023
Lucid chose AP&T's technology for the manufacturing of lightweight crash-critical stampings, such as door rings, B-pillar stiffenings and battery pack protection components. Photograph: fischer Group
Making cars lighter, more energy efficient and safer is a challenge for the entire automotive industry. American electric car manufacturer Lucid Motors chose a new, innovative technology to address the challenge.
01/26/2023
WFL Millturn 30
The M30 Millturn is one of the most popular and successful WFL machines in the extensive Millturn range. The classic Millturn complete machining centers ushered in a completely new era in their original version more than 25 years ago.
01/24/2023
Rasps in Holder FX3 grinding
Growth in the animal health industry saw the company invest in an FX5E to keep up with demand.
01/23/2023
Magid
With the new year comes new goals, and safety professionals know that smart budgeting is often an important factor in achieving those goals.
01/17/2023
Robot density
China’s massive investment in industrial robotics has put the country in the top ranking of robot density, surpassing the United States for the first time.
01/16/2023
ROMI/Siemens machine tool package
The proud and once-booming trade of toolmaking has been challenged to find its place in a new century. Here’s how one mold and die shop is using machine tool technology to invest in the future of its employees and grow its business.
01/13/2023
Exact Metrology trains its next generation of workers
The company’s biggest challenge is not only finding people to work but finding those with enough knowledge to operate the equipment.
01/12/2023
White paper analyzes precision metal fabrication
Micrometal GmbH, an expert at the photochemical etching process, developed a white paper, “Unlocking the True Potential of Precision Metal Fabrication," which analyzes PCE.
01/10/2023
Producing meshes & filters using photochemical etching
Photochemical etching is a metal processing technology that produces stress-free, flat components by selective etching through a photo-resist mask. It is especially well suited to the manufacturing of precision parts.
01/09/2023
Trenton measures shafts with the ViciVision measuring system optical measuring machines..
Trenton, a manufacturer of machines and tractors used for agricultural applications, has invested in new inspection technologies to improve quality and its processes.
01/06/2023
The shiny surfaces of the metal block can barely be captured by a scanner.
Using scanning sprays can achieve better detection of the workpiece location.
01/05/2023
The Millturn machine concept combines all technologies in one complete machining centre - including deep hole drilling.
Deep-hole drilling counts among the special disciplines within the field of machining, particularly as these kinds of machining steps usually require special equipment in terms of both tools and machines.
01/04/2023
Protective equipment for the arms.
Comfortable, protective sleeves are now available all the way up to ANSI Cut Level A9.
12/23/2022
safety training
Do you have safety resolutions for the new year? If so, we have some advice for you.
12/22/2022
A new cooling system for press tools, developed by AP&T, has reduced the cycle times substantially.
How can you get the most out of an existing press-hardening line? According to AP&T, a company that develops high-performing production solutions for the sheet metal forming industry, when updating a press-hardening line there is significant potential to shorten cycle times and increase production.
12/16/2022
Helping stressed out managers
Magid wants to help the industrial workforce battle stress, which costs U.S. industries $300 billion a year.
12/16/2022
TJ Grinding currently operates 10 ANCA tool grinding machines, 9 of which operate with robotics.
Shortly after Mike Winters started his company in his garage on Nov. 10, 1982, first as Winters Carbide Tools and now TJ Grinding, in Waukesha, Wisconsin, he had the good fortune of being at a K.O. Lee facility in South Dakota and saw an interesting piece of equipment -- the FastGrind TG4 from an Australian company called ANCA.
11/30/2022
Mazak Ez Series
There are a lot more than dollar signs to consider before purchasing a new machine tool.

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