MAPAL Focuses on Fluid Technology

In addition to drive systems and components, fluid technology is one of the most important supplier sectors for all industrial production. Going forward, MAPAL will manage this important area as an independent market segment.


Big performance from small NSK ball screws

A new high-speed series of miniature large-lead ball screws from NSK Linear Motion Control offers a number of important benefits to users, including reduced product takt time, the potential to downsize equipment, and reduced power consumption. Among the applications set to benefit are semiconductor chip mounters and parts aligning equipment.


New high-performance coatings

They are less than 0.005 mm (0.0002") thick, yet still an essential part of modern tool technology: tool coatings extend the service life of carbide tools by over 1000 percent compared to their uncoated counterparts. The high-performance coatings IG6 and SG3 are testament to Horn`s engineering expertise in tool finishing.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence News

Hexagon and Stratasys partnership unlocks aerospace innovation and reduces part lead time with certified design-to-3D-print solution for plastics

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has announced a new solution with Stratasys, a leader in polymer 3D printing solutions, to help manufacturers in the aerospace sector boost confidence in the performance and safety of 3D printed plastic components and compress time to market.


European Demand for Desktop Metal Binder Jetting Solutions for Mid-Volume Metal Parts Manufacturing Gains Momentum

Growing Adoption of Desktop Metal’s Shop System Is Enabling Affordable, Batch Production of High-Quality Metal Parts Throughout Europe. As Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM) continues to advance Additive Manufacturing 2.0 (AM 2.0) to reshape the future of manufacturing with mass production and turnkey AM solutions, the company is seeing growing European demand for metal binder jetting, including the Shop System, the world’s first metal binder jetting system designed for machine shops.


Modular reaming for large bore diameters

The newly developed DR-Large reaming system from Paul Horn GmbH demonstrates the company’s expertise in machining of bores. The tool offers easy handling and high precision thanks to the proven technology of the DR family of tools. The large number of cutting edges allows high cutting values, thus reducing cycle times and costs during machining.

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