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
Heskins | Mon, 22 Dec 2014
PermaStripe is Heskins’ original aisle-marking creation, and its sibling, PermaRoute, has been manufactured to follow in PermaStripe’s stead.
Fanuc UK | Mon, 22 Dec 2014
To increase metal-cutting capacity in response to an upturn in orders for automotive pumps, UK manufacturer Concentric, has installed three Fanuc Robodrill machining centres at its manufacturing facility in Erdington, Birmingham.
Surtech Surface Technology Products | Mon, 22 Dec 2014
Surtech is now offering an extended range of welding, jigging and fixturing tables from the Siegmund Group. The German manufacturer, which has been producing tables since 1998, has extended its range to offer the complete work table solution. Incorporating a 3D modular positioning and clamping system for fast, precise and economical production, the tables are manufactured to a tolerance of 0.03mm.
1st Machine Tool Accessories | Fri, 19 Dec 2014
The new rotary pallet system makes efficient use of machinable area a reality, ultimately leading to savings in tool changes.
TRUMPF | Thu, 18 Dec 2014
Cirrus Laser, a subcontract supplier of sheet metal and plate processing services, recently installed the UK’s first TRUMPF TruLaser Cell 3000 five-axis laser welding and cutting system. Capable of both cutting and welding on the same platform, the TruLaser Cell 3000 is run alongside the company’s existing TruLaser 5030 fiber flatbed laser.
Envirotech Europe | Wed, 17 Dec 2014
During the water-rinsing stage of any pre-treatment process, contamination will build up in the system. As Envirotech explains in this bulletin, it is essential to monitor and control the rinse water during the following AQUUS processes: alkali degreasing solutions; iron phosphate treatments; and zirconium/titanium treatments.
Renishaw | Wed, 17 Dec 2014
Renishaw’s additive manufacturing division has collaborated with the Manchester Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) on a free exhibition that will debunk myths about 3D printing. The exhibition explores how this new technology is being used in applied fields, including medicine, manufacturing and aerospace.
1st Machine Tool Accessories | Wed, 17 Dec 2014
Tranquil PC secures its computer housings for machining in Chick equipment, benefiting considerably compared with when parts were clamped in conventional wind-up vices.
Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies | Wed, 17 Dec 2014
Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies offers a range of surface treatments that can meet the challenging performance requirements of the aerospace industry.
1st Machine Tool Accessories | Wed, 10 Dec 2014
The MRT200 NC rotary table from 1st Machine Tool Accessories has a top-mounted motor position that allows for an optimal stroke for the Y axis.
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.