Production and automation
Equipment related to the manufacture of products; and technology that offers a saving on human labour through automation. Includes cutting tools, grinding, forming and fabrication, moulding tools, finishing and pre-treatment, workholdings, robotics and positioning, and welding and joining.
Product & Service Resources
1st Machine Tool Accessories | Wed, 27 May 2015
Darex, a US manufacturer of drill sharpening equipment represented in the UK by sole agent 1st Machine Tool Accessories, has released the automatic model XPS-16, a faster and more accurate four-axis CNC drill sharpener.
Renishaw | Tue, 26 May 2015
Renishaw will be attending this year’s PDM event at the International Centre in Telford, UK. The two-day event, which takes place on 15–16 June, is specifically aimed at the design and moulding aspects of the UK’s plastics industry.
Werma UK | Tue, 26 May 2015
This article presents the key features of Werma’s signal tower wireless andon systems. It also looks at how these systems work.
maxon motor | Fri, 22 May 2015
OC Robotics has developed remote robots designed for handling operations within confined or hazardous spaces.
Omniflex | Tue, 19 May 2015
The Omni8c and Omni16c remote displays from Omniflex provide 8/16 points of display in a standalone panel-mount package without electronics.
Surtech Surface Technology Products | Tue, 19 May 2015
A European supplier of pressed parts and components for the commercial vehicles and private car market has installed a Lissmac Model SBM deburring machine from Surtech.
West Control Solutions | Mon, 18 May 2015
This data sheet presents the features and specifications of the 280-1 digital indicator from West Control Solutions.
Sandvik Coromant | Thu, 14 May 2015
Sandvik Coromant is offering an online tool recommendation service for production engineers looking to improve efficiency and agility in parting and grooving machining operations. Known as First Choice, the free e-service is part of the company’s strategy of combining the latest technologies with improved levels of support in order to deliver advanced parting and grooving solutions.
Mouser Electronics | Wed, 13 May 2015
Mouser Electronics is partnering with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara and Astrobotic, the solar system’s first lunar logistics company and Google Lunar XPRIZE Milestone winner, to reveal the first of several Innovation Spotlight interviews as part of the Space Exploration Series and Empowering Innovation Together programme.
Renishaw | Tue, 12 May 2015
Renishaw has launched the Primo LTS (length tool setter): a single-axis tool setter that allows users to set tool length, check for breakage, and compensate for thermal growth on a CNC machining centre.
Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies video article
Newbury, United Kingdom
Increased life and performance of critical componentsSolving the problems of wear, corrosion and fatigue and ensuring that components perform to their maximum potential is key for us to achieve our customer’s changing and challenging requirements. Over 80% ...
DSP Robotics video article
Matlock , UK
DSP Robotics are the manufacturers of the ‘Flowstone’ computer programming language for engineering and education.