Haimer’s Inductive Shrink Fit technology provides efficiency benefits over side-lock and collet holders, with Boulevard Machine & Gear seeing its feed rates more than double on certain materials.
Shops that machine large aluminum parts don’t have to pay millions of dollars for a machining center just to get the work envelope they need. There is a more affordable alternative, and it’s manufactured in the USA.
Siemens partnered with Toyota to develop artificial intelligence that can predict product abnormalities in aluminum die casting.
A medical device maker establishes a center of excellence for product and process development in which additive manufacturing and CNC machining both challenge and complement one another.
Desktop Metal and Uniformity Labs have created a sinterable 6061 aluminum powder for binder jetting AM production.
Zeiss’ Quality Excellence Center in Wixom, Michigan, has won an Engineering Honorable Conceptor Award at ACEC’s 2021 Engineering & Surveying Excellence Awards Competition.
KraussMaffei Group has sold KraussMaffei Austria to Luger GmbH, with plans to leverage Luger’s sales expertise to build KraussMaffei sales in Austria and Hungary.
SW says its BA Space3 and BA W06 machining centers feature optimizations for taking on difficult EV machining processes.
Chiron enters the metal additive manufacturing market with its AM Cube, which can change deposition heads during active processes, utilizing different feedstocks for different purposes.
The five-axis Grob G550T not only cuts cycle times and tooling costs for aluminum aerospace applications, but provides exacting accuracy for titanium and Inconel applications.
Mark Ullstrup, Superior Die Set’s VP of sales and marketing, has decided to retire. Rodney Yeomans, the company’s director of sales, will assume the role.
By systemizing die making into repeatable steps, Dies Plus, a division of Otto Engineering, is using its machinists to effectively make dies. This solution relies on a paperless color-coding system to convey the tolerances machinists need to hit in order for tool and die makers to do the final fitting.
Ingersoll and Bell have completed a 22-foot-long main rotor blade mold through a combination of 3D printing and five-axis machining, saving months compared to traditional processes.
Starrag’s Bumotec s181 and s191 machining centers have given Shanghai Medical Instruments the manufacturing flexibility and speed to maintain a 50% market share in China for medical instruments.
Walter’s AC001 vibration damping adaptor for long milling tools and A3000 boring bar line include preset axially and radially flexible damper elements to enhance stability for machining deep cavities.
Cavalier Tool and Manufacturing Ltd. has purchased Mold Services International, expanding its capacity for operations it previously outsourced.
John Shegda and Eric Wilhelm each had different ideas about how they wanted to phase into retirement. The exit strategies for the three successful manufacturing businesses the two men operated included a mix of seeking equity groups, selling the business, or transitioning into an employee stock ownership plan. All it took was a friendly suggestion from a mutual friend to set them on a different path.
Allied Machine and Engineering has introduced the Wohlhaupter VolCut insert holder, which features a high cutting speed and material removal up to 2.755”.
Motor manufacturer looking for ways to more efficiently manufacture so it is buying a machine tool company
Smalley has won its eighth consecutive GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award, which recognizes the supplier’s performance in its work with General Motors.
GWS Tool Group has acquired Taurus Tool and Engineering, a manufacturer of precision custom round, HSS and carbide-step tools.
Five components of a critical instrument were made via electron beam melting, a technique able to deliver the hollow box beams and thin walls. But 3D printing was just the first step.
Jrlon Inc., a specialty metal, plastics and rubber manufacturer, has acquired Metalworx, a manufacturer of precision machined components and products.