Machinery & Machining Tools

Twin-Turret CNC Turning Center machines large workpieces.
Lathes

Twin-Turret CNC Turning Center machines large workpieces.

In addition to top, 12-station, 11/7.5 kW turret with optional ±70 mm Y-axis andÂ- direct drive, NZX 4000 Features beltless, gear-driven main spindle rated at 37/30 kW (30 min/constant). Spindle bore choices are 145, 185, or 285 mm dia, and boring bars up to 1 m long may be used. X-axes of both turrets have Magnescale linear encoders (optional in other axes)....

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Multi-Axis Fiber Laser CNC creates clean pierce point.
Machining Centers

Multi-Axis Fiber Laser CNC creates clean pierce point.

Available as standard feature within S94P ControlÂ- used on multi-axis fiber laser systems, SmartPierce software creates clean pierce point that is same diameter as cut width, eliminating splatter of molten material around pierce location and providing smooth appearing entry point. SmartPierce capability is important in wide range of applications from thick to thin metal cutting....

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Essemtec's SMT Storage System Picks up an EM Asia Innovation Award
Miscellaneous Storage Equipment

Essemtec's SMT Storage System Picks up an EM Asia Innovation Award

Essemtec AG, the Swiss manufacturer of production systems for electronic assembly and packaging, announces that it has been awarded a 2015 EM Asia Innovation Award in the category of Automatic Component Warehouse Systems for its Cubus Next-Generation SMT Storage System. The award was presented to the company during an April 22, 2015 ceremony at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition Convention Center...

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Balancers

Volvo Localizes Balancer Shaft Supply in China with Jebsen Automotive Technik

DALIAN, ChinaÂ- – Swedish carmaker Volvo Car Corporation and Mitec-Jebsen Automotive Systems (Dalian) have entered into a partnership to support the manufacture of the balance shaft for Volvo's new GEA3 engine and the production will be started in 2016. Mitec-Jebsen, a joint venture of Jebsen Automotive Technik (JAT) and MITEC Automotive AG, will supply 220,000 balancer systems for the...

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KBA Rapida 106 Ecopress in Action at Bonifatius in Paderborn
Presses

KBA Rapida 106 Ecopress in Action at Bonifatius in Paderborn

Performance and climate protection go hand-in-hand at established printshop KBA Rapida 106 ecopress in action at Bonifatius in Paderborn A five-colour Rapida 106 featuring coater, delivery extension and a raft of automation modules has been in operation with resounding success at Bonifatius' print arm in Paderborn, Germany, since last May. Along with high-speed economic production and short...

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Honing Equipment

Dare to Step Forward

• Product and volume flexibility for agile production systems Eislingen – The entry of the thermal coating of cylinder bores into volume production can no longer be halted and plants and processes suitable for series are offered by the collaborative partners MAG and STURM. This broadens the work sequences in the production plants by a further process building block which must also be flexibly...

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Packaging Machinery

BOBST Seduces the American Market with the New FFG 8.20 EXPERTLINE

From 17th through 19th March, BOBST held an Open House in Miami, Florida. In the plant of the American customer Timbar Packaging Display, BOBST presented its new FFG 8.20 EXPERTLINE. It is the only equipment worldwide to offer a fully automated production, from the feeding of the board (pre-feeder) down to the palletizer. Fast, effective and highly capable, the line is truly awe-inspiring....

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Indexable-Insert Milling Cutters offer optimized speed/feed rate.
Other Milling Cutters

Indexable-Insert Milling Cutters offer optimized speed/feed rate.

Featuring LP05 single-sided inserts with 2 cutting edges for 0.5–0.75 in. dia cutter bodies, Highfeed 2Â- serves applications requiring high ramping angle or optimized plunging performance. These positive LP inserts come in ME, M, and MD geometries. Featuring LO06 double-sided inserts with 4 cutting edges for 1.00–2.50 in. dia cutter bodies, Highfeed 4 machines common...

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Inserters

Inserter System supports flat and letter mail processing.

Featuring high-speed, multi-format design, Producer® Series Inserter processes up to 25,000 letter mail pieces per hour with additional capability of inserting flat documents using dynamic drive system. System handles products such as light buck slips, inserts, booklets, brochures, plastic cards, and pre-folded letters with attached cards. Designed for 24/7 operation, heavy-duty inserter...

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Access Control Barriers, Accessories protect device body.
Mirrors

Access Control Barriers, Accessories protect device body.

Safety light curtains of Contrinex YCA 50-series are 24 Vdc, active optoelectronic devices available with 300 or 400 mm beam gap, configurable 1–15 m and 10–50 m operating distances, and 832–1,232 mm protective heights. Also available, 1,060–1,874 mm long, impact-resistant light curtain mirror columns of YXC-series deflect light curtains or access control barriers to provide multi-sided...

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