02 January 2017

Cutting aluminium requires a range of machinery depending on the end-use application that vary from aircraft to window blinds with techniques that rely on higher speeds and lower cutting forces compared to metals like steel to ensure optimum cutting geometry. By Stephanie Riegel-Stolzer, member of the Kasto management board.

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26 December 2016

A smaller, but higher capacity press blanking machine at Volkswagen’s main production facility at Wolfsburg in Germany has changed the steel cutting workflow for the automaker. By Simon Scherrenbacher, specialist press officer for Schuler.

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19 December 2016

Throughout history, materials and advances in material technology have influenced humankind. Now we just might be on the verge of the next shift in this type of technology, enabling products and functions we never believed possible. By Sandvik Coromant

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12 December 2016

Soaring demand for specialised bearings is driving fast-paced changes in mass production techniques aimed at quality and price. By Robi Nudelman, Bearing Industry Manager, and Yair Feraro, Application Engineer at Iscar.

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19 October 2016

Roughing and finishing turbine housings is particularly challenging in the case of passenger cars with spark-ignition engines. By Lim Gan Shu, marketing manager, Walter AG Singapore.

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11 October 2016

When perfect volume cuts are required in wet or dry cutting situations, the solution lies with a high-performance automatic circular saw.

Thanks to references from the steel market, circular saw manufacturer Behringer Eisele from Weilheim/Teck succeeded in submitting the winning bid to supply and install an HCS 160 Multifluid high-performance circular machine to an international market leader in quenched and tempered steel.

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12 October 2016

The application of the acoustic emission (AE) sensor for monitoring can supply valuable information regarding the discontinuity in material. By Tim Wood, international sales manager, SBS

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18 September 2016

It’s not about playing with the cost, but budgeting well in order to manufacture efficiently and maximise the margins. By Asier Ortiz, CTO of Lantek.

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12 September 2016

Boost productivity in face milling operations with pivotal technologies. By Sandvik Coromant.

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11 September 2016

At the fore, high speed milling of aluminium parts for the aerospace industry. By Reuven Shapir, Iscar Industry Manager for the Aerospace Marketing Division.

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