Automatizace

KUKA announced today that they have joined forces with BEET LLC. This agreement is part of KUKA’s Industrie 4.0 strategy. KUKA will now be able to leverage BEET’s industrial IoT technology as another tool in their Industrie 4.0 Ecosystem and to offer BEET technology on KUKA solutions to add a unique value to its customers.“We are excited to work with KUKA, whose global industrial leadership in automation systems will further strengthen BEET’s presence in the global market. This will allow OEMs...

chemikálie

With effect from 31 January 2018, Tilcon-Hüttenes-Albertus Limited, a subsidiary of Hüttenes-Albertus UK Ltd. (HA UK for short), has been fully merged into HA UK.As part of the transaction, HA UK, which hitherto owned 25% of the company, has ac-quired all of the company's shares. Tilcon-Hüttenes-Albertus was founded in 1980 as a joint venture with Hinckleys Limited.For the global HA Group, the full acquisition and merger means a strategic step in bun-dling its forces in the Resin Coated Sand...

jádro dělat

Norican Group and Suzhou Mingzhi Technology Co Ltd. are pleased to announce the signing of a binding agreement whereby Suzhou Mingzhi Technology Co Ltd. has purchased the assets of the DISA Core product business, based in Leipzig. The sale is the result of close dialogue between the parties, exploring potential cooperation within complementary business areas, to better serve customers. DISA has been offering Core solutions to the foundry industry for 20+ years from its facility in Leipzig,...

Vybíjení, Dekorační kroužek, čistit a úpravy:

Reichmann machines for automatic casting finishing of brake discs.The fully automatic grinding machine is equipped with an automatic feed and removal of the brake discs. The individual process steps in the plant are NC-controlled. The entire processing sequence is monitored so that unmanned production us possible. Additionally, the machine can be expanded by a grinding unit for inside grinding. This way, the outside and inside diameter can be grinded in one process step. After processing, the...

Životní prostředí, energetika a bezpečnost

John Winter is progressing its journey to become a more environmentally-friendly foundry supplier by investing significantly into its facilities and infrastructure.  Changes at the site include the installation of recycling facilities, new LED lighting and investment in manufacturing increasingly sustainable products.   The investment will dramatically reduce the company’s carbon footprint, saving at least 33 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year. 120 LED lighting units will...

tepelné zpracování

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

SYNCHRO ERP will be attending the 64th Investment Casting Annual Technical Conference and Equipment Expo held October 16-17 2017 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Centre, Covington, Kentucky. We will also be demonstrating our new Least Cost Mix module together with a new system 'Search' facility. We look forward to seeing you there at Booth 137.

Tavírna

‘We’re only as good as our service’. It’s StrikoWestofen’s promise to be a reliable partner and always there for customers: 24 hours a day, throughout an entire product lifecycle. Anja Rögl-Brunner knows what that means in practice. As a member of StrikoWestofen’s service team, she is there for customers around the world – from the commissioning and maintenance of StrikoWestofen’s furnace technology to equipment emergencies. In a short interview, Anja talks about her role as a brand ambassador...

Kovy a slitiny

The Chinese car manufacturer FAW Car is using the light-weight material MBW® 1900 from thyssenkrupp to manufacture its bumpersIt is hard to say whether around 60 years ago anyone could have guessed that Changchun would one day become the center of the Chinese automotive industry. It all began in 1953 with the opening of First Automotive Works (FAW), the first automobile factory in the People’s Republic. It only manufactured a single model: a medium-sized truck. But demand rose quickly, and...

Lití

Foundry operators know only too well what that question means. But for many successful foundrymen there’s often just one answer to that: a shrug of the shoulders. They had in fact no qualms with drilling a hole in their valuable mould. Even with aluminium it is extremely difficult to control the high reject rates. With magnesium that is even more of a problem: if something goes wrong, there’s nothing you can do about it, it can’t even be melted down. And now one should even consider drilling a...

Vzorů, výrobu forem a nástrojů, rychlý

On 21.11.2017, the PROCAD truck made a stopover on its Impulse Tour 2017/2018 at the grounds of KRÄMER+GREBE and provided the employees there with a new impetus for working with PRO.FILE.  In a first block of topics, users were provided with tips and tricks that will make working with PRO.FILE on a daily basis easier. The topics of “finding documents quickly” and “working with favourites and subscriptions” were on the agenda, among other things. Also highlighted was the advantage in the...

Zařízení, provoz technologie

With this product launch of the ASCOJET 2008 Combi Pro the Swiss Company is in the position of introducing the most powerful dry ice blasting unit currently in ASCO’s product range. The powerful successor to the ASCOJET 2001RX pro combines a powerful double hose system, which can also be used as a one-hose-system, with the option of cleaning with dry ice pellets and the additional abrasive effect of an additive. The ASCO engineering team has combined all of its technical achievements and...

Lití, vtokové, krmení

Politically, socially and economically, changes are currently taking place the complexity and scope of which is now slowly becoming noticeable in Europe.Dr. Ioannis Ioannidis, we would be delighted if you, as the new President of the European Foundry Machinery Association CEMAFON, would share with us your views on the projected industrial changes from the perspective of the foundry supplier industry.Thomas Fritsch  (Foundry-Planet Ltd.) (FP):Politicians in Europe are urgently demanding new...

Tlakové lití

Last month was once again time to shine for the stars of the car industry at the NAIAS 2018 in Detroit. While one would assume that by now the overall trend at a fair as important as this one would focus on the movement towards electric cars, the hype about full-size-trucks continues momentously. So, no surprise that the main producers Ford, Chevrolet, and GMC showcased their innovative truck highlights and newcomers – with no electric super-truck yet to come. Instead, they surprised with...

proces ovládání technologie

For the autumn season FassMet is organizing scheduled online sessions to allow you to receive updates on its latest.What will these online sessions cover? Quality control of the production process by integrating the latest technologies Taking advantage of foundry data production by learning how to analyze it Keeping track of your production in real time wherever you are in your foundry Want to know more? Each session is individual for each company and its employees.Each session will be hosted...

žáruvzdorné

CRL Group are pleased to announce that “XeraCarb Limited”, a specialist silicon carbide composite ceramics manufacturer, located in Barnsley, UK, has been acquired with effect of 1st February 2017 and will be trading as XeraCarb, a division of Capital Refractories Limited, within the CRL Group. XeraCarb was founded in 2011 exploiting their developed and proprietary sialon ceramic composite materials. These materials, developed in conjunction with Sheffield Hallam University, are now being used...

Písek a Bindery

As we start the New Year, we take a look back on 2017 and turn our attention towards 2018.  In 2017, we launched a new product… PF880 is an environmentally-friendly premium grade greensand release agent for medium and high-pressure moulding operations. It’s a low odour and low viscosity releasing agent, which has been designed for high production greensand moulding. The product has been formulated with a clean easy strip which results in an improved mould quality while also reducing...

Poskytovatel služeb

In the past and present, volume sizes of 30,000 kg of liquid metal have been moved with the aid of countershaft gear sets. The disadvantage of this drive unit is the large number of components that are needed to achieve the required torques. This situation requires the foundryman to assess whether, in a technical and cost comparison, it is necessary or not to have a countershaft gear set in a new pouring ladle or not, for example. The result of the analysis, which is based on the assumption of...

Simulace

Altair Engineering, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALTR) and solidThinking are excited to showcase a preview of Click2Cast 2018 for the first time at EUROGUSS, taking place from January 16-18, 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany. Powerful geometry creation and editing capabilities have been added for users to be able to design and optimize the entire casting process within a single environment. For the first time, component designers and downstream analysts will be able to communicate within a single user environment,...

Testování, měření a řízení jakosti

Uwe Hartmann joined Keller in 1999 and has very successfully developed the Division’s MSR businessunit, specializing in automation (IAS – Intelligent Automation Solutions) and industrial measurement(ITS – Infrared Thermometer Solutions). His extensive background in international markets,combined with deep familiarity with customer needs, strong technical skills, and recognizedleadership will allow him to structure and accelerate Keller’s profitable growth.Stefan Reichert joined Keller in 2012...

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