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Industry 4.0 and digitalisation allow for new manufacturing methods and demand new business models. MHP, KUKA and Munich Re present one vision for these: the new SmartFactory as a Service.Using SmartFactory as a Service allows manufacturers to focus on client satisfaction without having to bear peripheral parts of the value creation process, investment costs and risks themselves. For the first time, this makes flexible small-batch manufacturing commercially viable.Through the innovative...

Chemicals

Tenbloc® is a unique in the mould inoculant block which provides consistent, reliable and cost-effective inoculation for ductile and grey irons. This assists foundries to produce castings with improved metallurgical structures and mechanical properties. Main Benefits Inoculating at the latest possible stage in the casting process eliminates inoculant fade.Accurate weight control gives a consistent level of inoculation into every mould.Close dimensional tolerances ensure a good fit into the...

Coremaking

Special highlights at the show will include: EXACTCAST mini-risers - Depending on the application and needs ASK Chemicals offers cold-box bonded, as well as water-glass bonded solutions.MIRATEC Top Surface Coatings -The choice for extremely clean engine block casting. MIRATEC TS peels off easily and thus reduces cleaning efforts.Filtration technology - UDICELL tubular filter technology for secure filtering of large quantities of liquid metal, and EXACTPORE 3-D filters for unmatched reliability...

Discharging, Decoring, Fettling, Finishing

The new compact cleaning centrifuge RZ 60 M-V-KB complements the Rösler centrifuge program at the lower end of the capacity range. This easily movable, cost effective plug-and-play unit allows high quality cleaning of process liquids with low sludge loads and is the ideal replacement for settlement tanks.  When it comes to the cleaning of process liquids from mass finishing and other surface finishing applications Rösler’s centrifuge technology scores with excellent separation rates and...

Enviroment, Energy & Safety

This month JML Industrie attends another prestigious industry event having already been at the 73rd World Foundry Congress in September. The JML Industrie team will be at ANKIROS for the duration of the trade fair this October in Istanbul.  2018 has been an important year for JML Industrie and the trade fair is the perfect opportunity to present some of their latest innovations as well as key pieces in their industrial equipment offering. “ANKIROS is a key event in our calendar and one...

Heat Treatment

Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic (ATM) announces the promotion of Donald Gibeaut to “Manager Tubular Products.” Don has worked in the induction industry for over 36 years and has achieved great success in the pipe and tube markets.In his new position, Don will work with all ATM brands to promote and increase market share in the tubular industry including Heat Treat, Quench and Temper lines, Emmedi welders, coating systems and all other associated tubular processing products.Don has a background in...

It-Solutions

Software developed specifically for the cast metal industry Iron Foundry ERP Software    Steel Sand Foundry ERP SoftwareCentrifugal Casters ERP SoftwareAluminum Sand Foundry (Aluminium) ERP SoftwareDiecasting (Pressure Diecaster) ERP SoftwareGravity Diecasting (Permanent Molder) ERP SoftwarePrecision Moulder (Precision Molder) ERP SoftwareInvestment Casting ERP SoftwareLoss Wax & Lost Foam Casting ERP Software Say goodbye to spreadsheets and fragmented ageing systemsA fully...

Melting Shop

Westomat has been selected as the dosing furnace of choice by Polish automotive and electronics parts producer Lenaal following head-to-head equipment analysis under real operating conditions. The foundry singled out the reliable dosing technology, excellent service and rapid supply of spare parts as the key reasons Westomat was the clear winner.  Nine Westomat dosing furnaces from StrikoWestofen underpin die casting operations at Lenaal’s industrial aluminium and zinc parts...

Metals & Alloys

At the Aluminium trade fair, Trimet Aluminium SE will present a broad range of products and services. These are provided by qualified and motivated employees. For this reason, the materials specialist attaches great importance to the training of its own young skilled workers. With “Vocational Training for Refugees”, the family business is setting an example for the integration of refugees. Trimet wants to open up long-term career prospects for young refugees who have found a new home in...

Moulding

NPP Ferolit is one of the industry’s leading companies in Ukraine. Located in the town of Gorishni Plavni in the Kremenschuk iron ore district of central Ukraine about a 4-hour drive from Kiev – it provides domestic and foreign companies with high-quality castings and piping details.  For more than 18 years, the company which employs 380 staff, has also been a leading manufacturer and supplier of the grinding bodies required to break down the raw materials used in the cement and...

Patternmaking, mouldmaking and tooling & Rapid Prototyping, rapid tooling & 3D Printing

There is a first time for everything, as also recently in the history of the Mannheim Foundry, a longtime producer for Daimler AG. In order to meet the highest quality criteria and at the same time to produce highly efficient, a tool concept was developed from scratch for the first time in collaboration with development partner, Krämer+Grebe, for the new cylinder head core production of the 10.7L to 15.6L Heavy Duty Engine Platform (HDEP) engine generation to tie a well-tried. Together, the...

Equipment, Plant Technology

Technical local language support, greater availability of spare parts and the appointment of new service technicians supported by structured ongoing training, have been the particular focus of the Italpresse Gauss service development.  Being part of the global Norican Group network has enabled Italpresse Gauss to make improvements to its services more quickly, to ensure faster and more reliable customer support. While Italpresse Gauss’ remote servicing tools offer fast and reliable...

Pouring, Gating, Feeding

TRIAD Z-189 is the latest addition to Foseco’s expanding range of monolithic refractory linings for cupola melting.This innovative lining material is based on white fused alumina with additions of silicon carbide and carbon offers has been specifically formulated to cope with the most demanding applications in cupola furnace melting and offers significant advantages over alternative lining materials.+ The cement free lining is resistant to slag erosion, and campaign life is increased as a...

Pressure Die Casting Equipment

From 24 – 26 October 2018, EUROGUSS Mexico made its debut at the Fundiexpo, Mexico's biggest foundry exhibition, in Guadalajara. Exhibitors and visitors alike were extremely happy with the outcomes of their trade fair participation. The entire area of the EUROGUSS Mexico pavilion was fully booked well before the event and offered clear proof of the interest there is in doing business in Mexico. The next EUROGUSS Mexico will take place in autumn 2020. With EUROGUSS Mexico, NürnbergMesse is...

Process Control Technology

The DISA MAC helps identify issues around mould alignment before they become a problem – that is, before they result in unnecessary rework or scrapping of one, more or many castings. The unique device consists of a bridge-like scanning bracket that is mounted across the mould string between the moulding machine and the pouring unit. This bracket is equipped with laser sensors that continuously scan along the mould string, tracing specifically designed impressions on each mould. Clever...

Refractories

The current advantages, such as minimum footprint area, smallest contact area and optimum moulding sand compaction beneath were adopted from the existing FEEDEX K concept. From the first idea to the serial stage, extensive tests were carried out. Prior to casting tests, solidification simulations were conducted for verification purposes.Within the new concept, a large part of the compressor core is heated by the highly exothermic feeder sleeve material.• This significantly reduces the contact...

Sand & Binders

Simpson Technologies (Deutschland) GmbH, a subsidiary of Simpson Technologies Corporation in the USA specializing in process solutions for the metal casting and chemical process industries, announced today the acquisition of Webac Gesellschaft für Maschinenbau mbH (“Webac”) in Euskirchen, Germany together with its subsidiaries Webac Maskin AB in Stockholm, Sweden and Webac s.r.o. in Pribram, Czech Republic. Webac has 56 years of experience in Germany providing advanced process technology and...

Service Provider

The boss, Zoran Tesic, his son, Darko, and Sudhir Gurram are not only known worldwide but above all recognized experts and consultants.From the dismantling and repairing of used equipment to the re-installation in a facility on another continent, TCT Tesic knows how to successfully and efficiently complete the whole process. In 25 years’ time, you get to know many people and cultures, learn to develop solutions together, travel the world, all while keeping a home base in Iserlohn, Germany,...

Simulation

MAGMA participated in the 13th China International Die Casting Conference and 4th International Symposium on Nonferrous Alloys and Special Casting Technology, which took place from July 18th-19th, by exhibiting and presenting its latest software version MAGMASOFT® 5.4, with a focus on high-pressure die casting applications as well as a localized user interface in Chinese language.Mathieu Weber, the General Manager of MAGMA in China, made the presentation "Quality Improvement of a...

Testing, measuring & Quality Control

On 1 July 2018 Benedetto Speroni joined the management of KELLER HCW GmbH as third Managing Director alongside Uwe Hartmann and Stefan Reichert. Benedetto Speroni started his activity in the KELLER Division as sales manager of the Italian sister company Morando-Rieter in Asti (Italy) in October 2017.  As a qualified mechanical engineer and long-standing sales manager of a plant manufacturer of fine ceramics, he brings extensive professional and international sales experience. In...

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