Automation

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...

Chemicals

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...

Coremaking

Laempe Mössner Sinto actively participated in the kick-off event of the new Young Professional Program initiated by the VDG (German Foundrymen Association) and the BDG (German Federation of German Foundry Industries). As part of the "Ideas Expo", which took place in different cities with the participation of VDG and BDG from 10 to 18 June 2017, the participants were invited to visit selected companies.On 15 June, the delegation met at the headquarters of Laempe Mössner Sinto in...

Discharging, Decoring, Fettling, Finishing

JOEST delivered the complete vibrating machines to Trakya Dokum’s new smart foundry in Turkey. The plant is designed for the production of various automotive cast iron parts in a vertical flaskless molding line. The molding line is a DISA 270A; mold dimensions 950 mm x 700 mm, operated at 400 moulds/hour, 150 t/h sand throughput in average, 12 t/h liquid metal in average with inductotherm dual track melting furnace.After the SBC (Synchronized Belt Conveyor), the molds dump on a reversible...

Enviroment, Energy & Safety

Aurora, Illinois, USA and Peterborough, United Kingdom – Demands continue on foundries to create better castings, at lower costs while addressing the problem of disposing of large quantities of waste sand into landfills.  Sand is the largest foundry process waste, and in some instances can constitute up to 70% of total waste volume.   Omega Foundry Machinery and Simpson Technologies have joined forces to help foundries realize the cost savings and technical advantages available from...

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

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.

Melting Shop

When Saveway President Dr. Manfred Hopf invites you to a conference, you can expect a very interesting program and to meet a whole lot of experts. The moderator, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Egbert Baake, began by welcoming renowned speakers and gave participants a clear picture of the current state of the industry. Heiko Lickfett (BDG) reported positive tendencies in German cast iron in 2017, and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gotthard Wolf (TU Freiberg) promoted participation in the Materials Competition and reported...

Metals & Alloys

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...

Moulding

DISA is pleased to announce that Ulla Hartvig Toennesen will succeed Peter Holm Larsen to become Senior Vice President of the DISA Centre for Product Innovation in Taastrup, Denmark.  Her primary function will be the continuous modernization and further development of the organization, accelerating the time-to-market of new products and services. Ulla will be responsible for carrying out the overall strategy and business development of DISA.  DISA and its Centre for Product...

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

The Development and Manufacture of High-Tech Casting ToolsThe KRÄMER + GREBE factory, located in Ludwig-Grebe-Strasse in Biedenkopf, Germany, has - with the development and manufacture of high-tech casting tools - developed into a well-known center of excellence for mold and toolmaking over the past 95 years and is specialized in the production of tools for complex components, cylinder heads, and engine blocks to the world market leaders.In 1922, Fritz Krämer set the stage for the founding of a...

Equipment, Plant Technology

In recent years, EIRICH has been able to deliver several molding material preparation systems to Turkey. As well as improving the quality of the cast parts, this also helps to increase plant availability thanks to the comparatively low wear on the mixing tools. KUTES Metal Sanayi ve Tic. A.S. has now also decided to opt for an EIRICH molding material preparation system for its new production line in Çorlu.Clay-bonded molding material is used primarily in the production of cast parts. There are...

Pouring, Gating, Feeding

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...

Pressure Die Casting Equipment

Tribo-Chemie was founded in 1992 with the aim of manufacturing “Made in Germany” release agents that provide solutions for companies looking for suitable products for pressure die casting and forging. Tribo-Chemie has been a much in demand partner for many years when it comes to customised release agents and lubricants for an efficient, cost-optimised production process. Tribo-Chemie places great importance on the environmental compatibility of their products when developing specific...

Process Control Technology

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...

Refractories

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...

Sand & Binders

Omega Foundry Machinery Ltd are pleased to announce recent successful acquisition of the business assets of Foundry Technical and Liaison Ltd (FTL) http://www.ftlfoundryequipment.co.uk/ FTL were formed in 1964 and originally specialised in large scale foundry projects, including automated moulding lines, long campaign cupolas, chemically bonded sand equipment and latterly large (non-foundry) recycling projects  It is our intention to incorporate the spares and service for existing...

Service Provider

Foseco is the Foundry Technologies Division of Vesuvius Group plc and is the global leader in products and solutions for improving foundry performance.The mission of Foseco is to partner with customers, focusing on improving their business performance. Together, Foseco create new value by enabling foundries to produce castings in the most cost-effective, technically efficient and sustainable way.Foseco provides a comprehensive range of foundry technologies, equipment and consumable supplies,...

Simulation

“We have seen significant time and cost savings while using Click2Cast: €5,000-10,000 and 3 weeks for actual trials vs. €500-600 and 1 day of simulations in Click2Cast.”U-SHIN is a global automotive parts manufacturer, specializing in automotive system appliances and mechatronics. Its main product line includes lock sets, electronic steering column locks, climate control panels, door latches, keyless entry, door handles, switches, power closure systems and rear access modules. U-Shin's...

Testing, measuring & Quality Control

Lower energy consumption – higher productivity: New syncromill machining centers from Fill are real attention grabbers at international trade fair in Hannover.The Fill Machine Engineering exhibition stand was a major stage for innovation and efficiency at the EMO from 18 to 23 September 2017. The Austrian metal machining experts presented key parts of a fully integrated production facility for engine blocks, at the core of which were the new syncromill machining systems. From machining on the...

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