Machinery & Machining Tools

New 5/6-Axis Machining Centre for Cutting Titanium
Machining Centers (Machinery)

New 5/6-Axis Machining Centre for Cutting Titanium

Makino T2 launched in Europe on 7th July 2011 at NCMT's Coventry technical centre New aircraft have to fulfil ever-higher standards of efficiency to reduce emission levels, so increasing use is being made of titanium to take advantage of its lightness and strength. Fifteen per cent of the extra-wide-body version of the Airbus A350 by weight will be titanium, compared with five per cent of the...

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Controls and Controllers

Indra to Implement Its Contactless Ticketing Technology in Malaysia's Kl Monorail for Euros 4.4 M

o The new contract joins a previous agreement signed last year by the IT company to implement the ticketing systems on the railway network of the capital o This new project reaffirms Indra's position in the country and its progress in the Asian market A consortium led by Indra- the premier IT company in Spain and a leading IT multinational in Europe- also comprising Malaysia's Iris, has won the...

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Thermal Dynamics® Extends Its Ultra-Cut® Line and Introduces Diameter PRO(TM) Cutting System
Plasma / Flame / Laser Cutters and Cutting Machinery

Thermal Dynamics® Extends Its Ultra-Cut® Line and Introduces Diameter PRO(TM) Cutting System

St. Louis, Mo. (July 15, 2011) - Thermal Dynamics®, a Thermadyne® brand and a leading producer of manual and automated plasma cutting systems, has added the Ultra-Cut® 400 to its line of high precision automated plasma systems. Joining the Ultra-Cut 100, Ultra-Cut 200 and Ultra-Cut 300, the Ultra-Cut 400 will deliver 400 amps at 200V at 100% duty cycle. It offers production...

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APR Series Direct-Drive Rotary Stages are Ideal for Rotary Testing, Pointing, Optical Calibration, and Metrology
Positioners

APR Series Direct-Drive Rotary Stages are Ideal for Rotary Testing, Pointing, Optical Calibration, and Metrology

1.5 arc second accuracy 450 kg payload 0.04 arc second resolution 800 rpm continuous rotation speed Seven models with either 50, 75 or 100 mm clear aperture Aerotech's APR series rotary stages employ precision-machined and ground stage parts coupled with high-precision angular contact bearings and an Aerotech direct-drive motor to produce exceptionally low error motions, accuracy errors, and...

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Measuring Equipment

Innovation to Unveil New Pharmacy Automation Product at Key Pharmacy Industry Trade Shows

Leading Pharmacy Automation Provider to Introduce PharmASSIST OPTIx, Optical Counting and Imaging Technology for Remote Verification, at Cardinal Health RBC and NACDS Pharmacy & Technology Conference JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. -- Innovation, makers of PharmASSIST® pharmacy automation solutions, today announced that they will unveil a new pharmacy automation product, PharmASSIST OPTIx(TM), at...

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Presses

Success Is No Mystery

Third KBA Compacta 215 for CTP Printers in Johannesburg CTP Printers Johannesburg recently fired up its third 16pp KBA Compacta 215, reaffirming a longstanding relationship with Koenig & Bauer. CTP Printers near Isando Road is part of Caxton & CTP Publishers & Printers Limited, one of the biggest media groups in South Africa, with some 5,500 employees. Established in Pretoria in 1902, Caxton &...

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ACE Installs 2nd Selective Soldering System at Poland's Kongsberg Automotive
Soldering Machinery

ACE Installs 2nd Selective Soldering System at Poland's Kongsberg Automotive

Spokane Valley, WA - ACE Production Technologies announces the delivery and installation of a second KISS-D in-line selective soldering system into the Pruszkow manufacturing facility of Kongsberg Automotive in Poland. The first system was installed in February of this year. Kongsberg Automotive is a global provider of engineering, design, and manufacture for seat comfort, driver and motion...

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High-speed Press with Twin Servo Drives Can Accommodate Two Tools, Side-by-Side or in-Line
Presses

High-speed Press with Twin Servo Drives Can Accommodate Two Tools, Side-by-Side or in-Line

The generous working area and power of a new Bruderer BSTA 510-125 high-speed press, installed in April 2011 at the Cirencester factory of Batten & Allen, is proving particularly versatile for the precision stamping specialist. The 1,250 mm length of the machine's bolster plate allows room for two large progression dies to be mounted in-line for manufacturing complex components in one continuous...

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New Turning and Machining Centres to Be Launched by Hurco
Lathes

New Turning and Machining Centres to Be Launched by Hurco

A total of eight machine tools, of which three will be on show for the first time in Europe, will be cutting metal on the Hurco stand at EMO 2011. Demonstrating the manufacturer's ever-broadening product range, the exhibits will include three different configurations of 5-axis machining centre as well as larger and multi-axis lathes. The new machines will include the BX30U machining centre, a...

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