Machinery & Machining Tools

Design Collaboration Produces Tooling 'Right First Time'

Devon based DeltaCAD Ltd, a start-up company who specialise in CADCAM services has recently collaborated with sub contract tooling manufacturer Casting Support Systems Ltd on a project to provide a leading Aerospace company with aluminium tooling for a carbon composite seat shell for a major civil airline company. The volatile nature of fuel prices has forced the aerospace industry to make weight...

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New Bertsche X-Flex FMS Replaces Three Machining Centers

Handles parts up to 240 long at major aircraft manufacturer Production problems occur in all sizes and trying to meet the challenge of making one size fit all requires a better idea, a better solution. That is exactly how one customer's problem became an opportunity for Bertsche. It began as a simple customer request, where a Tier 1 manufacturer of large airplane structural assemblies is...

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Cutting System promotes flexible emulsification.

KS Cutting System provides flexible emulsifying solution for products incorporating extreme cold and high viscous raw materials to low-viscosity emulsions. Cutting set configuration simultaneously handles grinding, emulsifying, dispersing, and homogenization. Along with control over product temperature, system excels in extracting protein from meat to provide higher binding capabilities and...

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Brush Holders replace single-pocket GE models.

Brush Holders replace single-pocket GE models.

Available with optional wear indicator devices, Brush Holders for industrial motors come in 3 sizes of .750 x 1.5, .875 x 1.5, and 1.00 x 1.5 in. With no screws to remove or replace, quick-disconnect terminals and mounts facilitate changing of brushes. Terminals and mounts handle 200 A continuously and snap together in tight positive locking action. Electrical connection remains secure in rough...

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An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding
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An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding

We developed this eBook with designers, engineers and purchasing specialists in mind. It is written to provide a basic understanding of plastic injection molding presses, processes and costs. Our goal is to make our customers more knowledgeable about what goes into making a plastic part.

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Etch Tool meets process requirements of 22 nm and beyond.

Featuring 2-13.5 MHz switchable RF in addition to 60 MHz RF, Primo AD-RIE(TM) Advanced Decoupled Reactive Ion Etch system has mini-batch cluster architecture that can be configured with up to 3 dual-station process modules, each capable of dual- or- single-wafer processing. Chamber design incorporates plasma confinement and showerhead technology for optimum on-wafer performance. Additional...

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Lucaprint Group Upgrades Pordenone Plant with Rapida 106

The Lucaprint group, one of Italy's leading packaging printers, recently installed a new KBA Rapida 106 at subsidiary Sa.Ge.Print in Pordenone. Established in 1953, Lucaprint employs 120 people and posts annual sales of around Euros17m ($24.3m). Based in northern Italy, alongside Sa.Ge.Print in Friuli and its own plant in Veneto Lucaprint has a third production plant, WorkUp, which is also in...

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Misumi Adds New Positioning Stages to Line of Low-Cost Standard Precision Positioning Solutions

Misumi Adds New Positioning Stages to Line of Low-Cost Standard Precision Positioning Solutions

New Dovetail Slide Feed Screw, Low Profile Cross-Roller, and Rotary Standard Precision Stages offer users more affordable choices, greater design flexibility. (Schaumburg, IL) - MISUMI USA, Inc., a subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation, part of MISUMI Group, Inc. (Tokyo: 9962), has announced the addition of three new Standard Precision Positioning Stages to its comprehensive selection of low-cost...

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Truing and Dressing Machine includes auto-zoom capabilities.

Truing and Dressing Machine includes auto-zoom capabilities.

Available in manual or semi-automatic version with PLC control, Model FC-700 is designed for truing and dressing of flats, angles, and radii on diamond and CBN single wheels and multiple wheel packs up to 28 in. diameter, with option to 42 in. diameter. Machine features heavy-duty one-piece cast iron base, computer-driven vision system, and 2-axis DRO for measurement. System allows magnification...

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Leading Label Printer Smyth Companies Invests in Mitsubishi Press

MINNEAPOLIS - Smyth Companies, one of North America's premier package label printers, specializes in label and package promotion solutions for consumer goods in a variety of markets. Meeting customers' just-in-time needs is crucial. The Minneapolis, Minn.-based printer has purchased a high-productivity Mitsubishi Diamond 3000LX sheetfed press to accelerate job turnarounds at its Bedford, Va.,...

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An Event Like No Other - imX

An Event Like No Other - imX

SCHUNK exhibits at imX, Booth 1400 imX, the interactive manufacturing eXperience, is a new event that will be held in Las Vegas from September 12-14. imX is different from traditional trade shows - it is an interactive and educational experience with a focus on knowledge transfer and deep engagements to solve specific manufacturing challenges of today and for the future. SCHUNK offers worldwide...

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