FEATURED ARTICLESin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Commission machines with the swipe of a finger
By Niko Glaub, Glaub Automation
At first, smartphones and tablet PCs were considered to be toys for geeks. But they have...
Industrial Automation in China
By Georg Stieler, Stieler Technologie
The Chinese market for Industrial Automation is growing much faster than other sectors of the Chinese...
Collaborative Robots Transform Industry
By Bill Lydon, Editor
I am convinced that collaborative robots are the highest impact automation development to improve manufacturing since the...
Robot use increases more than 27% in 2014
By Bill Lydon, Editor
According to IFR, more than 220,000 robots were sold globally in 2014. The automotive industry is still the strongest,...
NEWSin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
- Okuma hires three application engineers
- Deutsche Messe events to double in size at IMTS 2016
- Okuma appoints Ted Winkle Houston Tech Center Coordinator
- Okuma supplies lathe to Northstar Aerospace
- September Orders See Monthly Growth, but Lag Behind 2014
- Okuma supplies GENOS M560-V CNC to Karlstadt Machining
- ATI industrial automation opens office in Queretaro, Mexico
- Manufacturing Technology Orders Up in June
- Laser Cutting Machines Market to Reach $4.37 Billion by 2020
- Hurco acquires two machine tool companies
- Strothmann to automate Press shop for Volkswagen Mexico
- Manufacturing Technology Orders Down 7.9% in 2015
PRODUCT NEWSin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Rexroth updates Open Core Interface
Open Core Interface now allows machine builders to create individual functions without a PLC
Bosch Rexroth announces BSHP ball runner blocks
These runner blocks are available in most sizes, versions, and accuracy classes. BSHP ball runner blocks are 100% interchangeable into existing...
Siemens releases PPU161.3 display for CNC
The display replaces the 7.5 inch LCD displays previously supplied by Siemens for the Sinumerik 808D Advanced.
MEDIAin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
RESOURCESin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
The app makes it possible for users to easily measure a tool’s radius and length and then directly send the offsets to the Okuma OSP-P control to...
Sandvik Coromant’s machining calculator aids users in estimating optimal cut settings to increase efficiencies and reduce costs.
App automatically aligns multi-channel CNC programs side by side for immediate viewing increasing shop productivity.
WHITE PAPERSin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Paper describes machine tool apps and the 29 apps available in Okuma’s App Store, ranging from CAD/CAM software, measurement and gaging...
Advanced Machine & Tool of Fort Wayne, Indiana upgraded its old electrical CAD software because an important auto industry customer required EPLAN...
White paper describes Okuma's Super-NURBS programming functionality that meets high-accuracy finish requirements while speeding up cycle...
CASE STUDIESin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Unison robots help Walsall Wheelbarrow increase production capacity from 1800 to 3500 ‘barrow in a box’ wheelbarrows per day.
Salvagnini is using distributed servo amplifiers for positioning, instead of keeping drives installed centrally in the control cabinet.
Siemens Sinumerik CNCs, Simotics motors and Sinamics drives were installed at each lathe, with Simatic PLC and HMI as the master of the entire line.
EVENTSin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
PMTS 2016 is a 3 day event showcasing the latest trends and technologies available in the world machine tool market.
With the leading trade fairs taking place in parallel, HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology. in 2016, the USA is making its debut as the Partner Country at the world’s largest industrial technology event.