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
Newport | Tue, 21 May 2013
A Newport customer uses XML stages for its lithography machine system.
Fronius UK | Tue, 21 May 2013
Georg Fischer Automotive has deployed an innovative version of the Deltaspot resistive spot-welding process from Fronius to weld joins on the door frames of the Porsche Panamera.
GE Measurement & Control | Mon, 20 May 2013
The Rheonik RHE EZB 14 barrier unit from GE Measurement and Control is designed to allow a non-hazardous-area-certified RHE 14 transmitter to be used with a RHM mass flowmeter body installed in a hazardous area. The RHE EZB 14 can be used with all non-hazardous-area-certified Rheonik mass flow transmitters.
ESAB | Fri, 17 May 2013
The Aristo Mig 4004i Pulse power source from ESAB is a lightweight, inverter-based, multi-process welding power source that can be used for MIG, MAG, MMA or TIG welding in applications that require high productivity and high quality.
Arc Energy Resources | Fri, 17 May 2013
At Offshore Europe 2013, Arc Energy Resources — a specialist in weld overlay cladding and fabrication — will reveal how its welding and complementary services, such as machining, corrosion protection and NDT, are helping to meet the needs of equipment suppliers manufacturing a range of components for the oil and gas sector, including pipelines, flanges, risers and pigging systems.
Pilz Automation Technology | Thu, 16 May 2013
A team of machine safety experts from Pilz Automation Technology will be on hand throughout the upcoming Total Processing and Packaging exhibition to discuss functional safety-related control solutions, standards and training courses for process and packaging applications in the food, beverage, tobacco, pharmaceutical and other industrial sectors.
Sandvik Coromant | Thu, 16 May 2013
Sandvik Coromant has added a compression endmill for composites to its Coromill Plura range. The tool — designed for edge-milling applications on workpieces with a minimum thickness of 6mm — is expected to be of interest to manufacturers machining carbon-fibre-reinforced polymer (CFRP) in industries such as aerospace, motorsport, marine, wind energy and leisure.
Proto Labs | Tue, 14 May 2013
Flipout Screwdrivers, the designer of an electric screwdriver designed for tight spaces that recently won Proto Labs’ Cool Idea award, is receiving tooling and a subsequent first production run of injection-moulded parts in preparation for the product’s Kickstarter campaign.
Weidmuller | Mon, 13 May 2013
Weidmüller has launched the Printjet Advanced, an inkjet printer that can print high-quality colour markers made of stainless steel, aluminium and polyamide for the identification of terminals, cables and devices within electric installations. The printer is suitable for use in industrial environments and highly automated processes.
Fronius UK | Mon, 13 May 2013
Fronius, a specialist in welding technology, has introduced CMT Twin, a tandem welding process that allows users to exploit two cold-metal-transfer (CMT) processes or combine a CMT process with a GMA pulsed-arc welding process in a single system. CMT Twin is suitable for use in the automotive and supplier industries, in shipbuilding and mechanical engineering and in the power generation field.