Industry News for 04/2022

Justin Newell
INFORM, the optimization specialist based in Aachen, Germany, explains what lies ahead for the industry this year and how it can become more resilient and sustainable with digital solutions.
Sandvik Coromant Make the Shift sustainability program.
Sandvik Coromant has developed a set of internal goals called Make the Shift that it hopes sets a new industry standard and raises the bar for a sustainable metalworking business.
Trochoidal milling
Trochoidal milling within a machine tool is classified as creating a circular machining toolpath with low radial engagement and constant feed per tooth. This results in a reduced chip thickness.
MPS Micro Precision Systems AG (MPS)
The internationally operating MPS Micro Precision Systems AG (MPS) consistently uses grinding processes for demanding high-precision components in IT02 tolerance ranges. With a total of seven Studer grinding machines, the company has a cylindrical grinding expertise that is second-to-none.
CFExpress
After Compact Flash and CFast, CFexpress marks the next most important leap forward in the development of industrial memory cards. Here are five arguments why this memory card is that step.
Photo-chemical etching
There are numerous metal cutting technologies available to OEMs. For high-precision metal parts, photochemical etching might be the answer.
The answer to manufacturing’s waste problem is hidden in data
The answer to manufacturing’s waste problem is hidden in data.
Series of endmills.
A technical guide on creating the perfect endmill.
Top 5 robot trends
The operational stock of industrial robots hit a new record of about 3 million units worldwide – increasing by 13% on average each year (2015-2020).
Photochemical etching and aerospace considerations
When manufacturing parts for critical aerospace applications, it is vital that the process chosen is not only cost-effective and allows adherence to time-to-market objectives, but is also able to adhere to tight tolerances and produces accurate parts at the right volume with minimal waste.
TCI-Cut Parts
Tindle Construction Inc. uses RADAN nesting and MRP essentials to efficiently process high volumes of sheet metal parts.