FEATURED ARTICLESin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Building Safety into Metal Forming Machines
By Steve Aamodt, SICK
To help prevent injuries and increase productivity for end users, machine builders are incorporating safety into the design...
The Pros and Cons of Embedded HMIs For Machine Builders
By Dan Hebert
Should you consider an embedded HMI instead of a PC-based HMI or a graphics terminal to provide an operator...
Test Equipment Leverages Smart Phones & Cloud Computing
By Bill Lydon, Editor
Fluke recently introduced Fluke Connect, a system which allows maintenance technicians to wirelessly transmit measurement...
Choosing the right encoder
What’s New in Process Technology
By Joe Kimbrell, Automation Direct
Encoders are special sensors that determine the position, velocity and...
NEWSin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
- U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Up 7.2% in December
- Manufacturing Technology Orders up 3.1% in 2014
- The Gradual Market Expansion of China’s CNC Metal-Cutting Machine Industry
- Okuma names Brad Klippstein Controls Product Specialist
- Konecranes hires Giddings & Lewis specialists
- U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Down 18.9% in November
- Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 2.6% in 2014
- Hexagon Metrology signs TriMet as rep
- Motion Control Market in Midst of Record Year
- Growth Returns for Motion Controls in 2014
- U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Up 9.7% in October
- U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Up 4.6% in September
PRODUCT NEWSin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Okuma introduces HJ-250E horizontal CNC lathe
HJ-250E horizontal CNC lathe with a FANUC control provides an affordable, entry-level lathe with exceptional flexibility.
Schütte introduces 325linear CNC grinder
325linear is a 5-axis CNC grinder with extended x- and y-axis movement plus two auxiliary slides for workpiece clamping.
FANUC introduces FASBacCNC CNC Backup
FASBacCNC automatically backs up the CNC files that have been created and customized by the machine tool builder or end user to a remote network...
MEDIAin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
RESOURCESin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Videos demonstrate basic CNC control procedures.
The products included are eight different series of belt-driven spindles, Mech-Tronix integrally motorized spindles, and standard spindle...
The apps require iOS6.1 and can be purchased through the Apple App Store in iTunes. They are compatible with the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
WHITE PAPERSin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
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...
By Tyler Glieden, SICK
By reducing the need for physical guards and barriers, light curtains can increase the maintainability of the equipment...
CASE STUDIESin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
OpTek Systems has installed non-contact confocal chromatic sensors from Micro-Epsilon on a number of its laser processing machines to measure the...
Metal-forming machines rarely enter a fourth decade of service. But when Royal Vendors of Kearneysville, WV, a manufacturer and remanufacturer...
Geissler wanted to accelerate cycle times for a test bench that performed the final inspection of precision turned parts. They replaced a...
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The 11th China (Tianjin) International Equipment & Manufacturing Expo is the largest equipment manufacturing exhibition in China, which is devoted to industry development, specialized in serving equipment manufacturing industry chain, integrated with brand exhibition, technology communication, trade cooperation, publicizing and international seminar
The 11th China (Tianjin) International Machine Tool Exhibition (IMTE2015) is one of China top 3 machine tool exhibition which just ranks after CIMT & CIMES. IMTE2015 covers an exhibition area of 80000 square meters, 100000 purchasers, 1200 corporations, contains 15 of TOP 500 corporations, 13 of TOP 20 machine tool corporations.