Technologies

Covestro launches new resins, filaments and powders to supply 3D printers

Covestro has introduced a new range of resins, filaments and powders to supply every common type of 3D printer. The company hopes it can drive the industry and bring mass manufacturing to the…

Panasonic is beginning to mass produce polybutylene terephthalate molding compounds

Panasonic is starting mass production of polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) molding compounds for laser welding, enhancing the design of automative switches and sensors. Laser welding has recently attracted the industry’s attention as its high…

Machine tool probes for precision metrology in automotive

Tier-one car manufacturers are constantly looking for breakthroughs in areas such as performance, safety and innovative design, all of which places ever stricter requirements on the processing of metal components. SuperAlloy Industrial Company…

New SEEV-A series from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag introduced to Norh American market

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag (Schwaig, Germany) has launched its new SEEV-A series of mid-sized, all-electric machines to the North American market. The product is addressed to molders who continue to look for reduced cycle…

“AM Factory of Tomorrow” by Concept Laser

Concept Laser presented a new machine and plant architecture. The new, integrated machine concept under the heading of “AM Factory of Tomorrow” promises a new level of Additive Manufacturing in terms of quality,…

New composite moulds for carbon fibre laminate

EU-funded ECOGEL CRONOS project, will therefore be of interest to mass production vehicle manufacturers, where even slight increases in efficiency and reductions in cost can lead to significant savings. The three year project,…

ELIX Polymers presents new ELIX ECO ABS-NF thermoplastic

ELIX Polymers introduced a new generation of natural fibre reinforced ABS ELIX Polymers. New ELIX ECO ABS-NF thermoplastic is highly suited for injection moulding applications and specific extrusion processes, delivering a high aesthetical…

VDMA points out clamping technology

The High-Precision Tools Association in the German Engineering Federation (VDMA) will on 24 February 2016 be hosting the Clamping Technology Forum at the METAV in Düsseldorf (23 to 27 February 2016). Four manufacturers…

Creaform releases VXmodel’s update

Creaform released the latest upgrade to its scan-to-CAD software module. Part of VXelements, Creaform’s 3D software platform and application suite, VXmodel features a new collaborative functionality for direct transfer to Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS…

Metal injection moulding!

Today we can mould a new class of metal alloys as if they were a thermoplastic material. Applications can be manifold. A new innovative and revolutionary technology has recently approached the market, permitting…

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