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  • Simulating Non-Ferrous Cut and Roll Tapping in the Lab

    September 18, 2017

    To study the performance of a metalworking fluid in a metal machining operation, it is important to use test conditions as applied in industrial processes. When developing a new metalworking fluid, it is not always possible to make use of CNC machining centres to simulate customer processes. This webinar will look at the work conducted …

  • Nikon CMM Laser Scanners – PolyWorks compatible

    September 4, 2017

    With 3D laser scanning now well established within automotive inspection applications, the challenge for OEMs and suppliers is to reduce costs and deliver high quality products. Universal metrology software for CMMs, portable arms or handheld devices furthers this desire from product engineering to production. This webinar will describe Nikon’s laser scanning capabilities and its compatibility …

  • AHSS: Cold-formed BIW & chassis applications

    August 30, 2017

    Advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) has an increasingly important role to play in the automotive industry. In this webinar, an expert in the forming of advanced high strength steel from SSAB explored the life cycle advantages of AHSS. The presentation also examined further AHSS benefits, mechanical chracteristics of hot-rolled for chassis applications and cold forming of martensitic …

  • Efficient lightweighting with new Press Hardenable Steels

    June 21, 2017

    ArcelorMittal – A new generation of high-strength, press hardenable steel (PHS) grades are coming to the automotive market. As well bringing significant weight savings in vehicle structures, particularly on crash applications, the new PHS grades enable OEMs to create parts with more complex geometries. In this webinar, we explored how the very high mechanical properties …

  • Laser Radar on robot: Shop floor CMM in automotive

    June 20, 2017

    Nikon – The next generation of car body inspection will require inline and next-to-line CMM to handle complex features on a variety of surfaces, such as reflective bare metal and composites, and integrate seamlessly into the automotive production process. The webinar describes the capabilities of Nikon’s robot-mounted Laser Radar, delivering accuracy and repeatability in both …

  • FARO: 3D metrology in the pre-production phase

    April 26, 2017

    The application of portable 3D metrology solutions has superseded traditional measurement and inspection methods as OEMs continue to recognise the benefits of this technology in manufacturing processes.

  • How can steel improve your electric vehicle?

    April 3, 2017

    As the automotive industry heads towards a more electric future, advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) has an increasingly important role to play in EV manufacturing. In this webinar, a car body design expert from SSAB will explore how AHSS can contribute to reducing the weight of complex components, a crucial element of improving driving range for …

  • From big data to smart data – Siemens MindSphere

    March 1, 2017

    Today’s automotive manufacturing plants generate huge amounts of data. While it is important to collect such data, it is essential to handle it intelligently. In this webinar, we’ll explain why cloud solutions are a vital part of the journey toward becoming a productive digital company. The presentation will explore how the efficiency of a manufacturing …

  • KUKA podcasts: A robotic future

    December 19, 2016

    Over the course of three podcasts Kuka’s Corporate Innovation manager, Dominik Boesl discusses the precedents, current trends and future innovations that have and will continue to shape the future of robotics. Dominik explains why today we are seen as a generation of “robotic-immigrants” but how our grandchildren will grow up as the first generation of …

  • KUKA podcast: A robotic future, episode 2

    December 15, 2016

    Over the course of three podcasts Kuka’s Corporate Innovation manager, Dominik Boesl discusses the precedents, current trends and future innovations that have and will continue to shape the future of robotics. Dominik explains why today we are seen as a generation of “robotic-immigrants” but how our grandchildren will grow up as the first generation of …