High-fliers from the Red Arrows descend on Victoria Station tomorrow to celebrate 50 seasons of aerobatics, whilst Westminster hosts more debate about fracking
A new temperature-sensing welding robot could improve the speed and consistency of welds between different metals, its creators claim.
The world’s first automated robot for industrial alkaline fuel-cell assembly could trigger renewed interest in the technology.
The first day of The Engineer conference gave glimpses of the future of manufacturing, the importance of long-term investment and how we will continue to explore our neighbouring planets
Business leaders must work together if the UK is to follow Germany into a new era of smart factories
Sandvik Coromant has introduced a range of small Coromill Plura thread milling cutters designed to counter the threat of tool breakage and component damage associated with conventional taps when machining complex parts made from expensive materials. Plura thread mills are said to be particularly suitable for medical component machining.
Four Kuka robots have enabled BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte to automate the application of bitumen sound-deadening pads to dishwasher housings.
1st Machine Tool Accessories is offering its Kitagawa FG-M six-jaw finger chuck, which is ideally suited for aluminium wheel machining for motorcycles.
The Automata is a gantry loader designed and built by IEMCA for feeding, unloading and storing bulk components. It is available from 1st Machine Tool Accessories.
The new 153 series sounder from Werma is a square-shaped signal device designed to emit a warning in up to eight different tones.
This paper details a test bench design and the results obtained with CNES on two-piezo ceramics stacks from two distinct suppliers. Integration into dedicated cryo actuators is also proposed as well as the associated cryo performances. The use of such cryo-compatible actuators is detailed in a fine steering tip-tilt mechanism designed to reach very high resolution and stability for the ESA EChO space mission.
At Interplas 2014, which runs from 30 September to 2 October in Birmingham, Roemheld will exhibit its M-Tecs magnetic clamping systems, which are designed to offer flexibility and fast changeovers for the rubber, thermoplastics and plastic processing industries.