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
Fischer Instrumentation | Mon, 1 Sep 2014
A way of protecting aluminium cylinders is to plate the contact surfaces with Nikasil. After plating, the coating thickness is controlled using the Fischerscope MMS PC2.
Altair Engineering | Mon, 1 Sep 2014
Altair has announced that rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing expert Materialise has joined the Altair Partner Alliance, making 3-Matic STL software available to Hyperworks users. With 3-Matic STL, users can make design modifications directly on STL, scanned and computer-aided design (CAD) data in preparation for 3D printing.
Stratasys | Mon, 1 Sep 2014
Over the past 20 years, additive manufacturing technology has migrated from use in rapid prototyping to a full-fledged manufacturing solution referred to as ‘direct digital manufacturing’ (or rapid manufacturing). While the general concept of additive manufacturing is the same as when it was introduced 20 years ago, the change is in its intended use: production, not just prototyping.
Intertronics | Fri, 29 Aug 2014
Intertronics will present a technical seminar entitled ‘Curing adhesives, coatings and sealants with light’ at the forthcoming FAST Exhibition, which takes place on 10 September at the Williams Conference Centre.
Werma UK | Thu, 28 Aug 2014
Werma’s andon beacons and sounders are designed to help retail outlets where an LED signal tower light set is deployed to signify a problem dealing with checking out purchases at unmanned cash desks.
Werma UK | Wed, 27 Aug 2014
Werma has extended its 280/281 series of obstruction beacons and now offers a type-B low-intensity obstruction beacon. The beacon has a brightness of 32 candela.
1st Machine Tool Accessories | Wed, 27 Aug 2014
The PRA 52 series bar loader is an automatic retrofitting feeder for multi-spindle lathes that can be connected with any type of lathe with 5-6-8 spindles.
Kuka Robotics UK | Wed, 27 Aug 2014
Dynamit Nobel Kunststoff now uses a Kuka KR 15 robot to screw brackets onto the front end of the Ford Focus.
Heskins | Wed, 27 Aug 2014
Ribbed wooden decking is common in many public and domestic gardens. However, it does not provide slip prevention as once the decking has been exposed to the elements, particularly without regular cleaning, the moss and mildew build-up will cause the surface to become extremely slippery. This application note from Heskins addresses the question of how to prevent slippery decking.
Trumpf | Wed, 27 Aug 2014
Trumpf has introduced Mytrumpf, a portal with integrated e-shops and a variety of other tools and features, including a download area. The site is designed to be easy to use, allowing customers to view their individual machine base and software products and then download all machine-related documentation.
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.