Dietmar Kogler, managing director, Arno Werkzeuge SE Asia, speaks to APMEN on how his company provides specific tooling services for manufacturers in the region.

In order to increase the productivity of the milling process in a die and mould company, one cannot concentrate only on the high performance machining centres. Contributed by Haimer

How are machine tool makers incorporating Industry 4.0 in their machining centres and beyond? By Michael E Neumann

Utilising the “flying cut” is especially useful to help with jobs that involve many interior holes. By Asier Ortiz, chief technical officer, Lantek

Okuma’s two-saddle LU7000 EX CNC lathe is designed for applications with large work envelopes. The machine’s turning capacity is 10 sq mm and can cut oil-well pipes in one chaser threading.

The Kastowin pro AC 5.6 is an automatic band saw machine that is optimised for bimetallic and carbide blades and can be applied in areas such as the steel trade, steel production, forging mills, machine manufacturing and the automotive industry.

Hypertherm’s XPR300 is a mechanised plasma cutting system for mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium. Its new engineered system makes it easier to run with minimal operator intervention.

Complete machining solutions at component level are improving cost-efficiency for the aerospace industry. By Lim Gan Shu, Southeast Asia marketing manager, Walter AG

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.

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




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