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Production & automation

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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.

Marking cover image

Product brochure: systemised marking with accompanying variants from Weidmüller download

WeidmullerTue, 28 Jul 2015

This brochure presents a range of accompanying marker variants from Weidmüller. Products covered include transparent sleeves, shrink-fit tubes, cable markers, labels and tag carriers.

Arabian Lights — Shaun in the City

Renishaw-sponsored Shaun the Sheep sculpture goes on display in Bristol weblink

RenishawTue, 28 Jul 2015

Renishaw is sponsoring a new sculpture of Shaun the Sheep as part of the ‘Shaun in the City’ charity sculpture trail across Bristol, which supports The Grand Appeal, the Bristol Children’s Hospital Charity. The sculpture, entitled ‘Arabian Lights’, is located in the entrance of the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, and is one of 70 Shauns that will ‘graze’ across Bristol throughout July and August 2015.

Industrial printer

Product brochure: systemised marking with industrial printers from Weidmüller download

WeidmullerFri, 24 Jul 2015

This brochure presents a range of industrial printers from Weidmüller. Products covered include the PrintJet ADVANCED inkjet printer, the MCP Plus plotter and the MCP Basic plotter.

Jamie West, a setter-operator at Armac Martin

Case study: clamping multiple workpieces and fourth-axis indexing raise profitabililty downloadweblink

1st Machine Tool AccessoriesFri, 17 Jul 2015

Armac Martin uses Chick workholding equipment to increase profitability and improve quality.

Marking cover image

Product brochure: systemised marking with accompanying variants from Weidmüller download

WeidmullerTue, 28 Jul 2015

This brochure presents a range of accompanying marker variants from Weidmüller. Products covered include transparent sleeves, shrink-fit tubes, cable markers, labels and tag carriers.

More product downloads

Technical article: rapid prototyping takes a turn downloadweblink

Proto LabsThu, 11 Jun 2015

In this article, Lee Ball, operations director at Proto Labs, highlights new opportunities for designers and engineers when outsourcing the rapid prototyping and low-volume manufacturing of components with cylindrical features.

Jetbreak can make it possible to double cutting speed when turning a material such as Inconel 718

Technical article: high-pressure, jet-assisted coolant boosts turning productivity downloadweblink

Sandvik CoromantFri, 5 Jun 2015

Today, more and more areas of machining are benefiting from ongoing developments in high-pressure coolant technology. Operations such as turning, parting and grooving, for example, are seeing a welcome boost in performance, process security and quality. According to Sandvik Coromant, this is because coolant, applied at high pressure, is no longer simply a problem solver; it has become a productivity enhancer. 

Parting and grooving operation

White paper: parting and grooving — how to achieve greater performance in 21st century downloadweblink

Sandvik CoromantThu, 4 Jun 2015

In the latest of a series of initiatives being developed around specific machining applications, Sandvik Coromant has released a free white paper dedicated to addressing the challenges of parting and grooving operations. The paper covers all aspects of parting and grooving and provides guidance, hints and tips in areas ranging from addressing the challenges caused by long overhangs to increasing both machine speed and tool life.