Industry News for 06/2023

The American Ladder Institute is spreading the word about safe ladder practices and training opportunities. Here are safety tips to keep in mind.
Toolboxes and bags go back a long way in human history. Once a tool was found to be useful, it became valuable and was worth keeping. A tool and the skills to use it are closely connected. Mechanical people object strongly to any interference with their tools just as musicians would object to someone tampering with their instruments.
Photochemical etching is the perfect choice for metal component production in the quickly changing alternative powertrain supply chain.
Electron Engineering Services is a machine tool company specializing in machine refurbishment and CNC retrofitting, including re-engineering, re-manufacture, and retrofit. Electron was retrofitting a grinding machine to turn it into an accurate grinder by installing servo systems instead of hydraulics.
2023 marks the 100th anniversary of the invention of cemented carbide. This class of alloys, known for its ability to withstand high temperatures and fast machining, is the foundation of many modern machine tools. Cemented carbide has a rich history, both for the industry and for Sandvik Coromant. What might the next 100 years hold?
Bearing longevity and efficiency depend on how well you maintain them. Even quality bearings can quickly wear or (worse) completely fail prior to their predicted B10 life if not properly maintained.  
Amid global rivalries and increasing demand for rare earth magnets, more precise, efficient grinding technology offers proactive manufacturers a competitive advantage.
Energy topics, such as production and efficiency, are more concerning today than ever. The growth of clean energy technologies is relentless, and companies want to manage energy budgets efficiently, The carbon footprint of products will probably become a sales criterion soon.
An LK Metrology portable arm with a 2-meter reach halves the time for inspecting large components.
Suburban Tool Inc., a well-known tooling manufacturer, installed a new Mazak HCN-10800 horizontal machining center with an expansive 1,000 mm pallet size and 4-ton part capacity that allows the Auburn Hills, Michigan, company to bring bigger-size tombstone machining in-house.