Wika News

Compact ball valve
also for heavy-duty applications

As first shut-off valve or for connecting pressure measuring instruments: The new ball valve, model BV, is suitable for a variety of applications. It is available in process and instrument versions.

Faro News

FARO® LAUNCHES LATEST 3D PORTABLE GAGE CMM: FARO GAGE BOASTS UNMATCHED AFFORDABILITY, SPEED, PERFORMANCE AND ACCURACY IDEAL FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED BUSINESSES

FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the global leader for 3D measurement, imaging and realization solutions for 3D Metrology, AEC, and Public Safety Analytics, today announced the release of its most affordable and accurate 3D portable coordinate measurement machine (CMM): The FARO Gage. Ideal for small and medium-sized businesses performing high-accuracy tasks, the Gage is the most intuitive, ergonomic, and versatile articulated portable FaroArm®, enabling machine shops to perform their most demanding 3D inspections in record time.

BYSTRONIC News

SHAPING INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FROM THE OUTSET

Automation and industrial image processing are two fields of strategic importance for Bystronic. The combination of the two technologies is crucial for the optimization of the manufacturing processes of sheet metal processing companies. With its investment in the startup LIP Automation, Bystronic is positioning itself to play an active role in shaping key technologies of the future.

NUM News

Powerful new software from NUM provides manufacturers of CNC cylindrical grinding machines with an elegant means of adding non-circular grinding capabilities to their products – without incurring significant development time and cost

Non-circular grinding is used in a wide variety of automated manufacturing applications, such as the production of camshafts, crankshafts, cams and eccentric shafts. However, it is an extremely complex task, because the non-circular contour leads to constantly changing engagement and movement conditions between the grinding wheel and the workpiece.

Ecocooling News

On the verge of a green and clean era in the metal tool industry: Ionized, cooled air to replace metalworking fluids

Expensive metalworking fluids are no longer needed to cool and lubricate workpieces and cutting tools in the machine tool industry. Instead, there is now a proven green and clean method, EcoCooling, that uses only ionized and cooled air and has none of the environmental hazards and costs related to oil-based fluids.

NSK

NSK saves nearly €3 million at steel mill

A steelmaker based in Poland is saving nearly €3 million per year after switching to NSK’s sealed-clean KVS bearings in its roll mill. Such has been the superior performance of these four-row tapered roller bearings that the company has adopted this solution for all of its tandem cold mills.

Sandvik Coromant News

Sharing knowledge for successful machining

World leader in machine tooling, Sandvik Coromant has launched a new online application training to share knowledge and best practices for metal cutting operations. The eight-part programme has been released online and is accessible via the Sandvik Coromant website. Embarking on the programme, customers will develop theoretical and application-based knowledge in turning, milling, drilling and threading for both indexable and solid round tools.

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