Industry News for 01/2023

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.
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.
Rasps in Holder FX3 grinding
Growth in the animal health industry saw the company invest in an FX5E to keep up with demand.
With the new year comes new goals, and safety professionals know that smart budgeting is often an important factor in achieving those goals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Protective equipment for the arms.
Comfortable, protective sleeves are now available all the way up to ANSI Cut Level A9.