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Keep operations running smoothly and extend tool life with improved fluid maintenance programs.
First-time right (FTR) parts production with 5-axis allows metal manufacturers to quickly respond to customers’ demands. This latest trend in reshoring production also opens new markets that may not have been accessible in the past. Here are five steps to make the first part right to size and provide the advantages of FTR flexibility.
Unist Inc. (Grand Rapids, MI) is the leading manufacturer of environmentally friendly lubrication systems and lubricants designed to reduce fluid consumption, while also improving operational efficiency in metal cutting and metal forming operations. Unist will be in Booths A5126 and D47132.
Official WD-40 Brand merchandise is available to purchase for the first time, and fans of the blue-and-yellow can have a chance to win $100 gift cards each week.
With machine shops running at or near full capacity, unscheduled downtime due to machinery and equipment breakdowns can cost time and money – but routine maintenance can keep facilities moving.
The new igus bearing uses an improved iglide material, TX2. The material includes self-lubricating and low-maintenance properties for heavy-duty applications and shows a 3.5-fold improvement in wear tests.
According to Blaser Swisslube Inc. (Goshen, New York), choosing the right metalworking fluid for an application can have wide-ranging and positive effects on tool life, cycle time and workpiece quality.
Sensors monitor and measure fluid concentration and temperature, two major factors impacting performance.
EXAIR’s new EasySwitch HEPA Wet-Dry Vac simplifies the filter change process when switching from vacuuming a dry material to a liquid or vice versa.
Exair Corp.’s (Cincinnati, OH) new 1/8 NPT No Drip Siphon Fed Air Atomizing Spray Nozzles provide consistent and even flow of non-pressurized liquid for applications like marking, lubricating, rinsing, cooling, quenching, wetting (moistening), dust control, and humidification.
Ecoclean Connect cloud solution for parts cleaning processes ensures you’re meeting customers’ quality and traceability requirements. Defined data from the cleaning system’s control unit is encrypted and securely transmitted to the cloud.
Owners who rebuild their Walter Helitronic Power machine can get the same speed, functionality, and ease of use as new models without the expense of buying a new machine with standard automation features.
Wisconsin Manufacturing & Technology Show Returns
The 17th Biennial Wisconsin Manufacturing & Technology Show (WIMTS) will be held Oct. 5 through Oct. 7. The event will be held in West Allis, at the Wisconsin State Fair Park, in the Exposition Center.
Velo3D Expands Team by Hiring a Head of Investor Relations and a VP of Sales for North America
As it prepares to become a public company, Velo3D Inc. (Campbell, CA) has announced two new senior positions: 1) VP of investor relations and 2) VP of sales for North America.