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Vollmer sustainability
"A passion for perfection" – for decades, this quote has stood for reliability and quality from Vollmer. The company has delved deeper into this concept.
Robot installs around the world.
The North American robotics market experienced its best quarter ever to begin the year.
Rotary vibrator
The Ottobock company in Duderstadt, Germany, a manufacturer of all kinds of orthopedic systems, recently commissioned two new mass finishing systems from Rösler. The equipment is utilized at a factory in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, which was opened in 2021.
Mikrosan has the right twist
Mikrosan has a complete manufacturing process chain. Its core competence is the manufacturing of all the screws and barrels in-house, as customer requirements can be better fulfilled.
DCM PDF full enclosure closeup
Advanced rotary surface grinders speed maintenance, extend tool life, and decrease press downtime compared to traditional, labor-intensive grinding methods.
Robotic cell
Figuring out how to meet rising production demand can be deceptive. On the surface, it’s a simple math problem. If you have one machine on the floor and it makes eight parts per day, and you need to produce 16 parts per day, just add another machine, right?
Lund University
Rachid M'Saoubi’s role within Seco Tools as senior research and development expert might sound complex, but for him, it’s about building bridges between the academic world and the needs of Seco Tools and its customers to help them stay competitive and thrive.
Hip implant
Orthopedic hip surgery numbers are forecast to increase at a rate of 5% year-to-year until 2026, and with this trend, an increased demand for tools and components to support these procedures will emerge.
Filter and mesh
Leading European photochemical etching specialist micrometal GmbH (incorporating HP Etch and Etchform) has perfected using the PCE process for the production of ultraprecise metal parts and components.
XPL-24-16 002-5x3
The paper serves as a guide to improving safety, speed and efficiency on cutting and burn tables.
Vecoplan
Vecoplan supplies outstanding machine and plant technology for the economical processing of residual materials and waste for the purposes of material and thermal recycling. A new turning machine has cut machining time in half.
Minimize set-up times with AMF zero-point clamping technology: At MT-Technologies, the workpiece is  clamped in just a few simple steps for five-sided machining.
Long before a new car model hits the streets, you could already touch it at MT Technologies -– if everything were not so top secret. The model maker manufactures entire vehicles as a reference and test models made of aluminum for numerous OEMs.
HxGN Live
More than 3,000 Hexagon AB customers, partners and colleagues, as well as members of the media, attended the Stockholm, Sweden-headquartered company’s HxGN LIVE Global 2022 conference at The Venetian Convention & Expo Center in Las Vegas June 20-23.
Sandvik-Coromant-KINTO-Carsharing-Image
The collaboration between KINTO and Sandvik Coromant stems from the need to offer Sandvik Coromant employees tailored mobility solutions. To get the most use of the new car sharing station, Sandvik Coromant is also allowing the public to rent and use the cars. The cars will be available for booking by the hour up to monthly.
Sandro Bottazzo, Chief Sales Officer at STUDER
Combined drive technologies and e-mobility require a multitude of precision-ground components. The manufacturer of high-quality grinding technology, Fritz Studer AG in Thun, considers itself ideally equipped to meet this requirement with its productive machining concepts and high-quality grinding machines.
Shredders
A new white paper from Eriez details how shred yards can obtain maximum profitability by upgrading to low copper shred.
 
Inergy solar panels
In 2021, Zac Blume, chief technology officer at Inergy, a solar generator manufacturer, was an early adopter of the Bantam Tools Desktop CNC Milling Machine.
Kevin Taylor
Marlor Tooling has been designing and manufacturing cutting tools for more than 20 years. The company has invested in a new linear grinder with robotic loading and RFID technology.
Ask The Experts webinar on New Boring Solutions
Cutting Tool Engineering's July 2022 issue will focus on how shops can meet demand for stringent boring operations. Bores must be machined with micron accuracy and maintain critical tolerances in low- and high-volume manufacturing applications. New digital solutions in boring and machine tool systems are set to transform industrial production. To supplement this report online, CTE will address some of these solutions during its Ask The Experts webinar scheduled for 10 a.m. (CDT) on Wednesday, July 20th.
Electric cars on the world’s roads at the end of 2020, and EV registrations increased by 41% that year. While EVs are clearly on the rise, their adoption can be accelerated further by overcoming range anxiety, the fear that the vehicle has insufficient range to reach its destination.
Material choice and innovations in metal cutting are supporting the transition to more environmentally friendly vehicles, and demand for vehicles is increasing.

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