With the Power Clamp Comfort i4.0 shrink fit system, Haimer USA, LLC (Villa Park, IL) is setting new standards regarding digital connectivity and communication of tools and machines for the new world of manufacturing. Each Power Clamp Comfort i4.0 comes with a 7 in durable touch display and an intuitive software package that provides simplified usability. Features like illustrated functions, clear symbols, larger fonts and a robust color display make for an extremely user-friendly interface. This machine is network compatible and Industry 4.0-ready for communication on the shop floor. Standard equipment includes a rotary table with three stations, a cooling manager and single spider chuck support for the rotary table. Options include a laser scanner to read and automatically set the shrinking parameters via Data-Matrix codes now incorporated on all Haimer shrink chucks. Another option is the HD coil for shrinking of heavy-duty shrink chucks up to 2 in diameter.
Amid Challenges, Majority of Metalformers Predict Little Change in Economic Activity
U.S and Canadian incoming orders expected to remain steady, according to the latest barometer reading from the Precision Metalforming Association.
U.S. Manufacturing Grows in September –– PMI Dips 0.6% to 55.4
The Institute for Supply Management reports that among the six biggest industries, food, beverage & tobacco remains the best-performing sector, with fabricated metal and chemical products growing strongly.