Demand is growing for defined finishing of single, high value parts with complex or freeform surfaces that cannot touch each other during the process. Here are some fully automated systems that perform all-around surface treatment of parts, target specific surface areas for finishing, and guarantee absolute repeatable finishing results for each part.
A new IT services platform supports the entire production value chain – regardless of the manufacturer – with modular solutions that allow shops to transition into Industry 4.0 at their own speed, step by step.
Take a look at how robots optimized sheet metal production by 20 percent by taking over monotonous and potentially hazardous tasks.
Advancements in laser cutting productivity are shifting the bottleneck away from cutting the material to handling it. This means automation should match specific needs for different production setups.
The integrated control system inside this standard casting cell with trim press from Reis Robotics saves the Pierburg foundry up to 30 percent on energy consumption.
Jürgen von Hollen takes over leadership of the company.
Mike Cicco is responsible for all of the company’s operations in North and South America.
Sami Atiya joins their executive committee as the president of the Discrete Automation and Motion division.
Predator Software updates from Shop Floor Automations provide specific solutions for machine monitoring, DNC communication, CNC program editing, document control and tool management.
The TigerSPC caliper set from TigerStop easily measures parts up to 16 ft.
With an NC Controlled Feed System from Dake, any semi-automatic ironworker, cold saw, drill press, or punching machine can easily be turned into a fully automatic production tool.