Emerson celebrates the 75th anniversary of its Branson brand, a name that has become synonymous with ultrasonic technologies for plastics and metal welding, and precision cleaning. The Branson portfolio has led the industry with expanded offerings beyond ultrasonics, developing nine other material joining technologies including laser, vibration and infrared welding.
On October 4-6, the 2021 Die Casting Congress & Exposition (NADCA 2021) will be held at the Indiana Convention Center Indianapolis, IN. The exhibition is the largest and most professional annual event in the North American die casting industry and is expected to attract more than 120 exhibitors.
In the digital production world, machines from different manufacturers must be able to communicate with each other. This requires uniform standards, which VDMA – the German engineering Association – is playing a major role in developing: the OPC UA Companion Specifications.
The market in the metals industry is constantly on the move - and so are raw material prices. This report, which is published monthly by IKB Deutsche Industriebank, focuses on aluminum and zinc and highlights the most important developments in August 2021.
KBM Advanced Materials LLC has launched a new operation dedicated to the sale and distribution of metal powders for additive manufacturing. They will offer products and services to the consumers of these powders in USA and Canada as a first step. Höganäs is proud to announce that they are one of the partners in this venture.
Western Magnesium Corporation has announced that it has signed a "Letter of Intent" with The Shelly Company to supply high-quality dolomite to WMC at any location in the contiguous United States of America to produce magnesium metal..
Godfrey & Wing has received a contract from a tier-one German-based die casting and machining partner to supply a Continuous Advanced Powertrain impregnation (CAPi) system. The CAPi is an automated vacuum impregnation system incorporating Godfrey & Wing's patented Dry Vacuum & Pressure (DVP) impregnation process.
The KUKA cell4_premachining gives foundries more time and flexibility thanks to its 13-fold tool changer. The harmonized collaboration between the robot, positioner and motor spindle reduces the amount of heavy physical work involved in deburring, sawing, milling or grinding.
In the future, components for the nacelle of GE's Haliade-X offshore turbine will come directly from a 3D printer. To this end, the company is cooperating with the Fraunhofer Institute for Casting, Composite and Processing Technology IGCV and voxeljet AG. Together, the partners are developing the world's largest 3D printer for offshore wind turbines.