By using borescopes from PCE Instruments, manufacturers can identify changes indicative of a machine fault and take corrective action prior to critical machine failure.
The rapidly evolving business climate for machine tool retrofitting is impacting production economics and creating retrofit business opportunities in large OEM production departments and job shop machine tool sectors alike.
An advanced CNC retrofit package gives a new lease of life to hob sharpeners by doubling accuracy and immensely increases machine productivity.
Since retrofits, rebuilds or remanufactures typically cost between one-third to two-thirds the price of a new machine, many shops are choosing this route to improve their uptime and availability. Here are some re-cent examples.
COE Press Equipment retrofit the equipment to three coil lines feeding 500 ton progressive die presses for ARJ Manufacturing.
The latest machine condition monitoring technologies for steel mill suppliers of flat sheet, coil and structural metals can be tailored to monitor critical equipment assets operating in a wide range of harsh functional environments, process parameter changes, variable and low-speed equipment, shock loads and frequent setups. For shops, there is also virus protection for machine tools.
Their new 40,000 sq ft factory will combine lean manufacturing technologies with automated workflow for increased efficiency, healthier margins and better overall customer experience.
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Advanced monitoring tools from GTI Predictive Technology include systems for balancing, thermography, wireless machine tool leveling and ultrasound from a single iPad platform.
The two-axis Wireless Machine Level from GTI Predictive Technology simultaneously displays 2D plane angles to simplify and resolve the hurdles of taking angles one axis at a time and leveling machinery to 0.001 deg angular measurement accuracy.
The ÖLFLEX 409 P PUR control cable from Lapp Group is resistant to contact with many mineral oil-based lubricants, diluted acids, aqueous alkaline solutions and other chemical media.