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 | Thu, 30 Oct 2014
The Smart 320 Evo is the next stage in the evolution of IEMCA barfeeders for sliding headstock lathes.
Kuka Robotics UK | Thu, 30 Oct 2014
A solution had to be developed on the basis of an existing robotic deburring system that had been in operation for a long time.
Fanuc UK | Thu, 30 Oct 2014
Central to Green Solutions’ process are two FANUC Robotics robots, which handle the mould and moulded pallet and also control the system process.
Envirotech Europe | Thu, 30 Oct 2014
AQUUS Clean 112 is a medium-duty, liquid, non-etch alkali cleaner designed to clean aluminium and its alloys by spray or dip prior to pre-treatment processes.
Werma UK | Thu, 30 Oct 2014
WERMA knows only too well that having one of the widest ranges of beacons and sounders can make the selection process difficult for the customer. In this article, Simon Adams, managing director of WERMA in the UK, throws some light on the subject and gives some basic tips and guidelines to potential users.
TTI Europe | Thu, 30 Oct 2014
A range of production equipment from Molex is now available from TTI, a specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components. To ensure high-quality electrical connection, the proper tooling from the relevant manufacturer is essential during interconnect production for three reasons: to maintain the manufacturer’s product warranty; to ensure high-quality electrical connection; and to meet stringent industry standards.
TRUMPF | Wed, 29 Oct 2014
TRUMPF has introduced the TruBend Series 5000 press brake. Using a new control concept, the machines are said to be very easy to operate, with two angle measuring systems — TCB and ACB — guaranteeing extremely high accuracy.
Kuka Robotics UK | Fri, 24 Oct 2014
Innova in Laitila, Finland, uses KUKA robots, which can work individually, with positioning tables or as a team, enabling extremely large parts to be processed.
Proto Labs | Thu, 23 Oct 2014
Houses have doors, and parts have indentations, through-holes and other features that don’t point straight up or down and could act as undercuts in a two-part mould. Designers using rapid injection moulding can address these challenges in a variety of ways, including side-action cams, sliding shut-offs, pick-outs and bump-offs, as discussed in this article from Proto Labs.
Surtech Surface Technology Products | Thu, 23 Oct 2014
The ISOJET III weld cleaner, which is available from Surtech, uses a thermo-chemical method to remove oxide layers from stainless steel in a way that is faster, less hazardous and more ecological than grinding, brushing, shot blasting and chemical processes with aggressive pickling pastes.
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.