Open Mind News

OPEN MIND has upgraded its hyperMILL® CAM software for machine- and controller-independent NC programming

These include optimizations for hyperMILL® VIRTUAL Machining, enhancements to the 5-axis strategies for better results in terms of surface quality, new options for 2D functionalities, as well as efficient innovations in the area of electrode manufacturing that deliver even more convenient and faster programming.



NSK Life-Lube® bearings drive cost-saving improvements in food plants

NSK’s Life-Lube® bearing units are proving increasingly popular in the food and beverage industry, and with good reason. These advanced bearings combine the corrosion-resistant properties of Silver-Lube® housings with the excellent sealing and lubricating properties of Molded-Oil inserts. Life-Lube® units are specifically for use in sectors where contact with water and process fluids is unavoidable, and where excellent chemical resistance and long lubrication life are primary requirements. By taking advantage of the benefits available, food and beverage plants can tap into considerable savings from reduced downtime and maintenance costs.

BCN3D News

BCN3D strengthens ties in North America with a new logistics center and local team to boost growth in 2022

This follows the momentum of an eventful four months in BCN3D’s calendar, with the purchase of AstroPrint, launch of its new Cloud software and presentation of its new Metal Pack at Formnext in Frankfurt, featuring all the tools necessary to make affordable stainless steel 3D printing a reality.


Measuring complex sintered components


Tungaloy News


Tungaloy has unveiled new stainless steel turning insert grades T6215 and AH6325. New T6215 is a CVD coated grade optimized for high speed turning applications of stainless steel, while AH6235 PVD grade showcases exceptional reliability during interrupted cuts or heavy-duty rough turning requiring a large depth of cut.

Addup News

Partnership between Addup and WBA in the area of Additive Manufacturing solutions for the Tooling Industry

The WBA Aachener Werkzeugbau Akademie GmbH and AddUp announce that they will introduce new manufacturing processes for metal 3d printing technologies, for toolmaking starting in 2022. For this purpose, a FormUp 350 New Gene- ration, a highly productive powder bed system from AddUp, will be installed at the WBA Demonstration Tool Shop early next year.

Renishaw News

Bespoke bike maker harnesses additive manufacturing

Maintaining the consistency and quality of hand-made titanium bicycle components isn't easy, it takes consummate skill, care and time. Angel Cycle Works challenged Optimus3D to provide a metal additive manufacturing (AM) solution that would produce a stem component in a small series quantity to a perfectly uniform quality standard.

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