Manufacturing Equipment

Triple-jetting 3-D Printing Technology

November 5, 2014 9:55 am | Stratasys, Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

Stratasys Ltd. has introduced six PolyJet 3-D printers with compact and mid-size build envelopes, expanding the accessibility to triple-jetting technology. The multi-material 3-D printers include the compact Objet260 Connex1, Objet260 Connex2 and Objet260 Connex3, as well as the mid-size Objet350 Connex1, Objet350 Connex2 and Objet350 Connex3.


3-D Optical Printing Process

October 2, 2014 12:55 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The LUXeXceL Group in the Netherlands has announced both the launch of a new additive manufacturing platform that delivers high speed and precision as well as the introduction of a new clear material LUX-Opticlear, which allows high quality optics manufacturing up to 20 mm in height.

LISTED UNDER: Lasers, Applied, Materials Processing | Polymers

3-D Metal Processing Laser System

September 17, 2014 2:14 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Jenoptik’s Lasers & Material Processing division has launched a new robotic laser system, called JENOPTIK-VOTAN BIM, for cutting and welding of metals. The robot-based laser machine JENOPTIK-VOTAN BIM (Beam in Motion) provides industrial manufacturers with a highly flexible, fast and cost-effective solution for the processing of metals.

LISTED UNDER: Lasers, Applied, Materials Processing | Machining, Custom | Material Handling Systems

Multi-material 3-D Printers

September 9, 2014 8:33 am | Stratasys, Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

Stratasys has introduced the Objet500 Connex1 and Objet500 Connex2 multi-material 3-D printers featuring triple-jetting technology. Stratasys triple-jetting technology is designed to allow users to build products with up to three different materials in a single run, or even mix multiple material droplets to form new digital materials such as tough Digital ABS.


Universal Grinder

June 30, 2014 12:04 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Shigiya (USA) Ltd. now offers its versatile and precise GSU Series of universal grinders. For versatility, the GSU features a wheelhead NC swivel function, which enables the operator to select from 9 different wheelhead installation patterns.

LISTED UNDER: Machining, Custom

External Laser Scanner

June 27, 2014 2:53 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Hexagon Metrology has announced a new generation of external laser scanner for use with the new ROMER Absolute Arm. The Hexagon Probe Laser 20.8 (HP-L-20.8) replaces the CMS108 laser scanner, offering improved performance even on complex surfaces and work pieces made of the most challenging shiny materials.

LISTED UNDER: Lasers, Applied, Materials Processing

Coordinate Measuring Machine

May 27, 2014 3:03 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Zeiss Industrial Metrology has announced the latest generation of the successful Zeiss Contura is now entering the market.It is even more precise than its predecessor and offers a large package of optical sensors on top of additional measuring ranges.

LISTED UNDER: Drilling, Microscopic | Microscopes, Optics, Image Analysis, Lasers, Cameras | Optical

Smart Inline Measurement Solutions

March 14, 2014 11:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hexagon Metrology has announced the launch of its 360° Smart Inline Measurement Solutions (360° SIMS), a new family of measurement solutions that can be fully integrated into demanding automotive production lines to serve manufacturers during launch, ramp-up and ongoing production.

LISTED UNDER: Machining, Custom | Material Handling Systems

EEG Chipbreaker

October 4, 2013 11:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sumitomo Electric Carbide Inc. has expanded its lineup to include EEG and EEF chipbreakers for exotics and stainless steel alloys. Designed for roughing applications, the EEG Chipbreaker features ball-shaped projection breakers for enhanced chip control.

LISTED UNDER: Machining, Custom | Material Handling Systems

Versatile Sputtering System

September 5, 2013 10:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

The PV Precision from Power Vision is a flexible four-port chamber vacuum coating system that accommodates three magnetrons and a plasma source or four magnetrons. The sputtering tool is suitable for low-temperature reactive or nonreactive deposition onto polymers.

LISTED UNDER: Lasers, Applied, Materials Processing | Coating Materials | Vacuum Equipment

3-D Inspection Profiler

July 17, 2013 10:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Offering a new 3-D Profiling capability to inspection measurement, Heidenhain Corp.’s IK 5000 Quadra-Chek PC software system now gives operators the ability to quickly measure and determine parts profiles within desired tolerance zones. This optional 3-D feature compares the actual measured part to a 3-D model within the PC software, simplifying inspection, especially on coordinate measuring machines (CMMs).

LISTED UNDER: Machining, Custom | Mechanical Devices

2D Laser Cutting Machine

July 15, 2013 1:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Built to handle oversized formats, the Trumpf TruLaser 8000 laser cuts sheet metal up to 52 feet in length. The machine is suitable for companies processing very large parts, or for job shops looking to expand their capacities and range of services.

LISTED UNDER: Lasers, Applied, Materials Processing

Modular Drill Head

October 30, 2012 3:09 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Kennametal is now extending its KSEM PLUS range by introducing new KSEM PLUS B1 Heads with DFC guiding pads to deliver reduced cost per hole in difficult drilling conditions. The enhanced capabilities of the B1 Heads can handle drilling through stacked materials, inclined exits, drilling through cross holes, and interrupted cut conditions.

LISTED UNDER: Machining, Custom | Mechanical Devices | Machine Tools

Additive Manufacturing System

May 16, 2012 6:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Renishaw Inc.'s laser melting additive-metal manufacturing process is capable of producing fully dense metal parts direct from 3D CAD data using a high-powered fiber laser.

LISTED UNDER: Manufacturing Equipment | Mechanical Devices

Hexagon Metrology Launches New Coordinate Measuring Machines

April 16, 2012 11:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Brown & Sharpe 4.5.4 SF is the latest generation of shop floor coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) from Hexagon Metrology. Designed for portability and reliable operation in harsh manufacturing environments, the new CMM has a small footprint and fits through a standard door.



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