Automazione

KUKA's goal is to become the number one robotics in China. In order to achieve this, KUKA will first have to edge out Japanese market leaders FANUC and ABB. KUKA intends to implement its growth plans in cooperation with the Chinese Midea Group. Robot park in Shunde"In 2018, our focus will be on expanding our innovation leadership and the growth market in China," Dr. Till Reuter, CEO KUKA AG. The plan is to build in China, for China. In order to be able to increase its capacities...

Prodotti chimici

Slurries can be a headache for artists, schools, and small foundries, for many reasons:• Shell room infrastructure – Shell room equipment is a high cost investment• Health and safety risks – There are many risks involved in the investment casting process• Stock management – 5 – 10 different materials are required for a traditional slurry• Hard to use – Slurries are often difficult keep in their optimum state over a period of time It can take over a day to get the slurry mixed and wetted in,...

formatura anime

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,...

Scarico, pulizia

Among other machines a renowned industrial job shop is using eight Rösler shot blast machines for the post treatment of castings made from different materials. This allows the company to process high work piece volumes as well as small lots of special castings.   There are many good reasons for outsourcing the post treatment of castings for example, new projects, increased capacity requirements, or a sudden production surge. IDS Casting Service GmbH is a well-established job shop...

Ambiente, Energia e Sicurezza

Material recycling in the IndustryMany materials have to be comminuted before further processing - this includes different chips and stamped parts made of plastic and metal, but also valuable precious metals such as gold and silver as well as laboratory samples. In this process, a part of the raw material often remains in the crushing machine. In order to recover the precious material, the plant had to be opened and cleaned demanding much time and effort up to now. Erdwich Zerkleinerungssysteme...

Trattamento Termico

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...

rendimento negozio

Plant downtime is an enormous cost factor for foundries. So when it comes to refractory repairs to the dosing furnace, time is money. To speed things up, StrikoWestofen offers an innovative solution: pre-sintered refractory replacement parts that reduce downtime by about 60 percent compared to standard lining methods. Alupress, a manufacturer of high-end die-cast parts, carried out a relining using StrikoWestofen’s replacement part four years ago, and the relined furnace is still providing...

Metalli e Leghe

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...

Stampaggio

SAVELLI has recently installed and successfully commissioned a new horizontal tight flask molding line type F1 (1.400 x 965 x 400/400 mm, 60 molds per hour) equipped with Formimpress mold compaction system served by a new SAVELLI SK 90 sand cooler and a new SAVELLI SGMT 4000 sand mixer at Zakład Metalurgiczny “WSK Rzeszów” Sp. z o.o., in Poland. The new molding line produces heavy large grey and ductile iron castings mainly for trucks and tractors. The molds-castings are partially cooled in...

modellaggio-, stampi e utensili, prototipazione rapida

FP: Dr. Ederer, where do you stand with your company today? You are not only one of the main inventors of the technology, but also the founder of Voxeljet. What are some keywords to describe how the technology has developed in recent years? Dr. Ederer: We started with our technology at the TU in Munich. At that time, we were working on a small scale, but could already see the scope of possibilities and applications. In the meantime, the whole thing has come very far. For the automotive...

Attrezzature, impianto tecnologia

ConviTec does not only offer individual machines but also complete solutions for all industrial and procedural tasks of vibrating and special machine construction all over the world. Our core competences include planning, manufacture, assembly and commissioning of complete conveyor, screening, cooling, drying, dosing and control systems for different bulk materials and unit loads. Our range of services also includes functional service with vibration analyses, maintenance, service works and...

Versare, Gatting, Nutrire

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...

getto colato sotto pessione

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...

comando del processo tecnologia

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...

refrattari

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...

Sabbia & legante

Why Thermally Reclaim? Today’s modern foundry is under increasing pressure not only to reduce costs but to reduce its impact on the environment, whilst at the same time improve and maintain it’s casting quality.   One of the ways of meeting these requirements is to invest in sand reclamation.  Whilst most foundries now have mechanical reclamation, many are looking to further reduce costs and invest in Thermal reclamation to get as close to 100% reuse levels as...

Service Provider

The success of TCT Tesic is in large part due to its specific profile, which brings significant benefits and added value for its customers by combining the flexibility of a medium-sized company with a deep professional expertise. This has elevated the company over many years and in numerous worldwide projects. Whether buying or selling used foundry equipment, relocating, servicing, repairing or maintaining, customers of TCT Tesic can rely on their excellent service. The company stands by its...

Simulazione

The 2018 China joint die-casting conference took place in Suzhou on March 20th and 21st. More than 700 participants from 380 companies attended this conference, including China Foundry Association members, government officials, CEO of international companies, and experts of the die-casting industry.  CFA invited MAGMA to actively contribute to this meeting. As silver sponsor, Mathieu Weber, General Manager of MAGMA Engineering Suzhou, collected the award from the Secretary General of...

Test, di misura e controllo qualità

This insight will highlight some common slurry testing mistakes that I’ve seen over the years. Avoiding these common mistakes could help keep your process running smoothly.ViscosityViscosity testing, although at first glance appearing simple, can be a little bit more complicated. One of the standard ways to check viscosity is to use a dip cup of some sort, and depending on the required viscosity of the slurry, most people would be using a Zahn 4 for backs up slurries or a Zahn 5 cup for...

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