Products - machining

Heckert HMCs from Starrag are productive yet affordable

15/01/2018

Starrag has introduced a range of what it describes as affordable yet highly productive Heckert 5-axis horizontal machining centres (HMCs) with rapid traverse rates up to 80 m/min. The machines – with designations H45, ...

LVD’s CADMAN enhanced for smart manufacturing

10/01/2018

LVD has introduced the 8.5 version of its CADMAN programming and shop management software. The release includes enhancements for every CADMAN module and an improved dashboard for more intuitive use, thus extending the ...

HGG 3D plasma profilers now available from Ficep

09/01/2018

HGG 3D plasma pipe profiling machines are now available in the UK exclusively from Ficep. The machines can cut precise, complicated shapes on pipe or tube, with a bevel and plate slots (if required). This precise weld ...

ESAB SmartBevel simplifies automated plasma operations

08/01/2018

ESAB has unveiled SmartBevel technology for easier automated plasma programming and bevel cutting with minimal operator intervention. The system includes the data and geometric compensations necessary to cut V, X, Y and ...

ESAB OK Flux 10.62 boosts submerged arc welding

05/01/2018

ESAB Welding and Cutting has introduced OK Flux 10.62 (Advanced Slag Release) for submerged arc welding (SAW) processes. Compared with many other high basicity fluxes on the market, the upgraded OK Flux 10.62 is said to ...

Comau’s PickAPP controls robot operations

05/01/2018

With the aim of creating a more intuitive, easier and faster way to control industrial robots, Comau is releasing PickAPP, an Android application that allows users with different levels of expertise to create a robot ...

Amada HFE-5012M2 pressbrake is ergonomic and productive

04/01/2018

Amada has unveiled its HFE-5012M2 compact pressbrake, which is designed with user ergonomics and high productivity in mind when bending small parts of medium complexity. The machine provides 50 tonnes of bending force ...

Wele HMC500 launched in UK by 2D CNC

03/01/2018

Wele’s latest addition to its range of machining centres is the HMC500 horizontal model, which offers positioning accuracy of ±0.005 mm in the X, Y and Z axes, and a repeatability of ±0.003 mm over the full working ...