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  • 3D CAD viewer for engineers and designers

    September 21, 2017

    Kisters North America has released version 2017 of its 3DViewStation desktop. The company says the new version features several updates, including wall thickness analysis via rolling ball method and sections of selections…

  • Modular thread whirling

    September 21, 2017

    Having six or nine inserts, Horn claims its tools for thread whirling provide an efficient, cost-effective way to produce single- and multi-start external threads and profiles…

  • Digital analysis for machining centres

    September 21, 2017

    Licon says its i³-technology allows the correction of working spindles independent from each other, also that its customers can use the newly developed LAVA analysis software for machine diagnostics and preventive maintenance…

  • Fast calibration for measurement systems

    September 20, 2017

    LineCal is new interferometer based measurement system from Etalon. This new system is aimed at manufacturers of compact multi-sensor measurement systems, coordinate measurement machines and machine tools…

  • New coatings offer high wear resistance and low friction

    September 20, 2017

    Working with CCT Plating of Germany, Carbodeon says it has developed a new electroless nickel, PTFE and nanodiamond composite coating. By adding NanoDiamond particles to the EN-PTFE coating, the company claims it has been able to improve the abrasive wear resistance…

  • Sheet metalworking process app

    September 20, 2017

    Bystronic says it has introduced a new app that monitors in real time all processes taking place within its laser cutting machines, press brakes and water jet cutting machines…

  • iSmart factory concept

    September 19, 2017

    Yamazaki Mazak says its iSmart factory concept utilises its Industry 4.0 infrastructure, which it claims will enable machine users to make the step-up from automated cell manufacturing to a completely connected I4.0 factory…

  • RFID-enabled cable ties

    September 19, 2017

    Available for both HF and UHF frequency bands, Ratch tags are suitable for the tagging and asset control of critical equipment in applications such as lifting, automotive wiring and supply chain, claims Smartrac…

  • Hand-held CANopener programming tool

    September 19, 2017

    SICK has launched the PGT-12-PRO, a hand-held programming tool for encoders and sensors with a CANopen interface. The company explains this programming tool, has been designed initially for configuring and programming its AHS/AHM36 programmable absolute encoders…

  • Self-clinching fasteners for composites and plastics

    September 18, 2017

    The VariMount fastening system allows the use of PEM self-clinching fasteners for attachment applications in composites, plastics, metal and any rigid material or panel, claims PennEngineering. The company says the system integrates a self-clinching nut, stud, or standoff pre-installed permanently into a steel or stainless steel base plate…