Control systems for machine tools
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LC Automation |Fri, 28 Oct 2011
GE Intelligent Platforms |Tue, 19 Jul 2011
E-commerce company Ebay has employed a mission-critical system that includes Quad PAC redundancy-control systems from GE Intelligent Platforms to increase the stability of its data centres as part of its Topaz strategic infrastructure project.
NUM |Wed, 6 Oct 2010
Emotec has enhanced the performance of a tram wheel profiling machine used by the Zurich public transport organisation by retrofitting it with lathing capability and an advanced CNC system from NUM.
Heidenhain |Fri, 3 Sep 2010
Vision Engineering has utilised glass scale linear encoders and Quadra-Chek Metrology DROs from Heidenhain in its optical inspection, manipulation and measurement equipment.
Fanuc FA |Thu, 24 Jun 2010
At IMTS 2010 Fanuc CNC will exhibit its enhanced 0i-D and 0i-D Mate CNC controls for machining applications.
Fanuc FA |Mon, 14 Jun 2010
Fanuc CNC America will showcase advanced CNC control developments at IMTS 2010, along with industry solutions to meet strict automotive, aerospace, medical, heavy industry and job-shop requirements.
Haas Automation |Mon, 24 May 2010
Haas software engineers have designed into the Haas Control a facility called Maximum Rounding, which allows the user to define the machining accuracy of rounded corners within a selected tolerance.
Heidenhain |Fri, 23 Apr 2010
Heidenhain has announced it will attend Mach 2010, where it will display its ITNC/TNC range of systems.
Heidenhain |Wed, 21 Apr 2010
Heidenhain will be displaying Acu-Rite products at Mach, including Vue, 200S and 300S DRO systems, the Millpwr CNC, and the SENC 150 and SENC 50 scales.
Heidenhain |Wed, 17 Mar 2010
Electron Engineering Services has retrofitted a Heidenhain TNC 320 CNC system to a SIP Series 740 jig borer at Nelson Tools.
MAG Industrial Automation Systems |Thu, 4 Mar 2010
The MAG VEC methodology reduces the time to determine needed error compensations and integrates linear and rotary axes into the tool-point compensation process.
Haas Automation |Wed, 10 Feb 2010
Haas Automation explains how users should carry out directional hole tapping.
NUM |Tue, 20 Oct 2009
Automation upgrade specialists Mastercontrols (MCI) and Southern Technical Services (STS) have jointly retrofitted a Gleason 782 gear hobber with a new CNC control system from NUM.
Fagor Automation |Thu, 1 Oct 2009
Fagor Automation is offering the 8065 CNC numerical control, said to provide the versatility and simplicity of the 8055 CNC with the power of the 8070 CNC.
GE Intelligent Platforms |Fri, 4 Sep 2009
GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, a unit of GE Enterprise Solutions, has brought out the 0i-D SA, a stand-alone version of the 0i-D CNC.
NUM |Fri, 4 Sep 2009
CNC multi-axis grinding machines featuring NUM's Numrotoplus 3D simulation and control software are helping Miller Prazisionswerkzeuge make Mapal solid-carbide twist drills.
Fanuc FA |Thu, 23 Jul 2009
At EMO in Milan, Fanuc Group will exhibit the practical application of its latest control products and robots to obtain high productivity solutions for machine tool builders and machine users.
XYZ Machine Tools |Fri, 17 Jul 2009
XYZ Machine Tools has announced that it holds more than GBP77,000 of Siemens spares at any one time.
Acurite |Tue, 7 Apr 2009
Acu-Rite has introduced its Vue one- to three-axis digital readout entry-level DRO system, which is claimed to transform the performance and operation of manual milling, turning and grinding machines.
Heidenhain |Tue, 3 Mar 2009
The installation of a CNC horizontal borer specified with the Heidenhain iTNC 530 CNC system and the retrofitting of an iTNC 530 has more than halved cycle times at an SPP Pumps facility.
Heidenhain |Wed, 4 Feb 2009
The fitting of Heidenhain digital readouts (DRO) to a manual lathe and manual horizontal borer has aided in the restoration of the Flying Scotsman locomotive.
Bosch Rexroth |Thu, 29 Nov 2007
Cycle time analyser records the cycle times of all production machine stations and provides users with an insight into the NC and PLC program flow.
Bosch Rexroth |Thu, 27 Sep 2007
A machine tool cycle time analyzer records the cycle times of all production machine stations and provides users with an insight into the NC and PLC program flow.
Yamazaki Mazak |Mon, 30 Jul 2007
In introducing its latest CNC machine tools at EMO 2007, Yamazaki Mazak will be drawing attention to 'intelligent machines' offerring greater functionality and higher productivity.
Micro-Epsilon |Wed, 28 Feb 2007
Confocal displacement measurement sensors from Micro-Epsilon have a diameter of just 4mm and are therefore ideal for measuring inside confined spaces such as narrow cavities, drilled holes and bores.
Micro-Epsilon |Thu, 14 Dec 2006
A non-contact, optoelectronic displacement measurement sensor has been launched that offers OEMs, machine builders and end users all the technical advantages of its predecessor, but at half the cost.
Micro-Epsilon |Mon, 27 Nov 2006
An innovative combination sensor system has been developed, which attaches directly to a robot arm, so that automotive OEMs can inspect the thickness of sprayed paint coatings.
Micro-Epsilon |Tue, 14 Nov 2006
With the advent of Europe's NCAP and other automotive legislative testing protocols, pedestrian safety is now an increasingly important aspect of new car design and safety.
Micro-Epsilon |Tue, 31 Oct 2006
The latest non-contact, laser-based profile measurement sensors from Micro-Epsilon are being used by several leading rail inspection companies around the world.
Micronor |Wed, 20 Sep 2006
Feedback transducers are supplied as 'plug-and-play' replacements for obsolete units formerly manufactured by Baumer, Crouzet, Eucron and Micron, used on earlier CNC machine tools.
Micro-Epsilon |Fri, 4 Aug 2006
A special sensor system, for compensating thermal growth in high speed machining spindles, also enables machine tool operators to change the spindle without having to re-calibrate.
Micronor |Mon, 31 Jul 2006
A handheld pendant station offers ergonomic form, a full complement of controls, and choice of serial or hardwired interface, and magnetic pads allow storage directly on the equipment panel.
Yamazaki Mazak |Tue, 27 Jun 2006
Latest machine tool control system is even easier and quicker to use than its predecessors and delivers elements that take machine control and machining to new efficiency levels.
Yamazaki Mazak |Mon, 22 May 2006
Latest CNC controls up to nine axes, five simultaneously, with high accuracy machining ensured by a sub-micron minimum program increment for conversational and EIA/ISO programming.
XYZ Machine Tools |Sun, 8 Jan 2006
The concept behind a CNC system being introduced to 'Mini-Mill' machine tools is to enhance their capability and productivity by allowing the control to be configured to match existing skills.
Yamazaki Mazak |Sun, 4 Dec 2005
A '6th generation' CNC is capable of controlling up to nine axes, five of them simultaneously, with high accuracy machining ensured by a sub-micron (0.0001mm/0.00001 inch) minimum program increment.
Bosch Rexroth |Wed, 9 Nov 2005
Innovative mechatronic modules and systems are reducing costs for machine tools across the whole life cycle, from the initial concept right through to the retrofit.
Yamazaki Mazak |Fri, 28 Oct 2005
Advanced conversational/shop-floor programming features the Mazatrol CNC, to which cycles have been added or improved, such as simultaneous machining of two components.
Yamazaki Mazak |Wed, 5 Oct 2005
A '6th generation' CNC is capable of controlling up to nine axes, five of them simultaneously and ensures precise control of high speed, high accuracy machining and better surface finish.
Bosch Rexroth |Mon, 26 Sep 2005
Cost-effective, ultra-compact unit is a fully-fledged controller-based CNC for managing up to eight axes in two NC channels and is intended for small machines, materials handling.
Bosch Rexroth |Thu, 11 Aug 2005
Innovative mechatronic modules and system assemblies are reducing costs for machine tools across the whole life cycle, from the initial concept right through to the retrofit.
Mori Seiki |Fri, 4 Jun 2004
An advanced CNC programming system enhances and simplifies functionality and incorporates a new operation panel designed to make operation both quicker and easier.
Citizen Machinery |Fri, 28 May 2004
Up to 10 CNC sliding head automatic lathes with Windows based control system software can now be remotely monitored through unmanned production periods with automatic alarm messaging.
Yamazaki Mazak |Wed, 5 Nov 2003
A 'Cyber Production Centre' not only provides synchronised production operations to maximise throughput, but also acts as a driving force of company-wide productivity improvements.
Yamazaki Mazak |Wed, 5 Nov 2003
Bringing the 'intelligent machine tool' closer to reality a novel system control allows remote downloading of schedules, work data, programs and tool lists while providing operator machine data.
Adept Scientific |Mon, 6 Oct 2003
Engineers at a precision grinding machine manufacturer, used VisSim/DSP with a TI C32 target to design their next generation control system and had a prototype running within two days.
Yamazaki Mazak |Thu, 24 Apr 2003
One of the UK's first users of the Mazak Cyber Production Centre factory management concept is now to use the system to monitor machine tools at its new manufacturing operations in China.
Master Chemical |Thu, 18 Oct 2001
Trim Grind WC has proven to leach substantially less than other grinding fluids currently available whilst maintaining superior cutting and non-cutting characteristics of carbides.
Renishaw |Tue, 6 Mar 2001
Renishaw encoder systems enable compact laser drillers to position within microns for drilling printed circuit boards.