New software delivers the next step for Renishaw’s programmable gaging system: a mechanism for changing cutting tools when they are truly at the end of their life, not after an arbitrary number of pieces have been run.
This “Twin Cell” system uses one robot to deliver work into the cell and another robot to load both of the machines. The choice to remove machine doors enables faster load/unload time between machining cycles.
Go to where you might discover the candidates who could turn into strong players in your shop. You have to plant seeds, the shop owner says.
An engineering modification that would have been impractical or cost-prohibitive in the past is realized on a machine tool performing metal 3D printing and machining in the same cycle.
This recorded presentation discusses options including separators, shredders, briquetters, centrifuges, and above- and below-ground chip handling.
The cab, arm and heat exchanger were all 3D printed on the first excavator to feature major components produced additively.
In machining, market segmentation is an important strategy for success. An executive of a major contract manufacturer offers advice.
In L&S Machine's system for data-driven manufacturing, the data describe a good day.