Manufacturing Systems

Creform Features New Products at ProMat 2011

Creform Features New Products at ProMat 2011

At ProMat 2010, Creform-® Corporation (Booth #4814) will feature several unique product groups...a new BST AGV Tugger, Creform's exclusive 42mm pipe and joint system for heavy-duty applications and the Placon-® Roller Conveyor System. The new CA-A50060-NSB AGV drives under a stationary cart equipped with a BST hitch, extends a tow pin to engage the cart and moves it to a predetermined location....

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3D Printing Enhancement Reduces Support Material up to 40 Percent for Stratasys FDM Process

New model support style reduces material cost and build time FRANKFURT -31st March, 2010 - Additive fabrication system maker, Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS), today introduced a new part support style for the FDM process, called SMART Supports.(TM) Part supports are temporary structures used during the modeling or production process to support features such as overhangs. This disposable material is also...

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Stratasys Makes Four More Materials Compatible with Fortus 900mc 3D Production System

Additional materials support growth of direct digital manufacturing Frankfurt, 20th August 2009 - (NASDAQ: SSYS) Stratasys today announced it has made four more build materials and one more support material compatible with its Fortus 900mc(TM) 3D Production System. The materials include ULTEM* 9085, PC-ABS, PC-ISO, and ABS-M30i. These options more than double the number of materials compatible...

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Quality Instrument supports lean manufacturing process.

Featuring baseline reference library of characteristic spectra for common resins and compounds, RAPID-ID(TM) can analyze and identify most types and grades of industrial plastics, even through transparent packages and glass containers. Open architecture lets each user create library specific to their needs, lending to accurate identification and verification of raw and recycled plastics. Uses...

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New Material Options for FDM Direct Digital Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping Machines

More Choices Offer Users Stronger, More Flexible and Higher Temp Materials MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 23 - Stratasys today announced the availability of new material options for its direct digital manufacturing and prototyping machines. For the FDM 360mc(TM) PC and PC-ABS are now available, and for the FDM 400mc(TM) ABSi and PC-ISO are new options. The new thermoplastic selections give users access to...

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Siemens Expands Smart MCC Product Line

ATLANTA -- Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. announced today that it is expanding its TIASTAR Smart Motor Control Center (MCC) product offering to provide seamless integration of this line into customer sites with competitive control systems. Siemens is confident in the superior power and flexibility of the Smart MCC that utilizes the open Profibus-DP network, however, Profibus-DP networking may...

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Wisconsin Governor Announces New Manufacturing Plan at Mitsubishi Laser Customer GenMet

February 26, 2008 Wood Dale, IL - Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle visited Mitsubishi Laser customer GenMet (Mequon, WI) last month to launch the Next Generation Manufacturing Plan, a plan that focuses on efficiency and lean manufacturing principles. The plan will target $85 million in existing and new tax credits to leverage $1.6 billion in private capital investment, creating 5,000 new jobs and...

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Data Collection System delivers 100 KPIs to plant floor.

Data Collection System delivers 100 KPIs to plant floor.

Model XL800 combines visual display, production monitor, expandable I/O, multiple channel communication hub, program executioner, and data warehouse. LED display delivers real-time information that alerts and motivates employees. Up to 16 concurrent visual controls enable mixing text, graphics, and tables in any combination. Performance management modules are provided for count, rate, cycle time,...

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Combination of Small MRP System and Large Supply Chain Software Spells Success for Shanghai APEX Electronics

Del Mar, California; October 23, 2006 - The unlikely combination of E-Z-MRP - an integrated manufacturing system for small manufacturers from Beach Access Software in Del Mar California, Nocturne - a supply chain management application from Delaware-based Healex Systems, and SAP Enterprise - a suite of enterprise software applications used as a company standard by Philips Medical Systems of...

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Color-Coded Boards enable one-glance inventory management.

Kanban CardView-® Systems, including Next-Job(TM) Board and the Kanban Do-Done(TM) Board, promote workflow and inventory management efficiency in lean manufacturing settings. Boards hold up to 828 cards in 17 different colors to communicate to all employees. Offered in various sizes for use in any work cell or common area, boards use red and yellow taped card pockets to signal critical inventory...

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