Metal Forming & Fabricating Industry News
Tooling Manufacturer Adds Third Lucifer Furnace
A Connecticut-based manufacturer has installed a Lucifer 7GT-H19 for heat treating in a nitrogen-based atmosphere. The energy-efficient unit heats to 2100 F is regulated by a Honeywell digital controller.
New Data Definitions Added to Industry Terminology Standard
Additive manufacturing, robotics, and machine tools are among the updates to MTConnect Institute’s 1.6.0 version released last fall. One unexpected but highly relevant term – humidity – is significant to AM processes and therefore included in the new version.