01/07/2017The trend towards flexibility in machining processes with a high degree of automation is still clearly enduring in many sectors. Nonetheless, with all the innovative strength and performance power of such systems, we still have the question: When and how does it make sense to automate? And, is the robot a means to an end or the deciding factor?
01/06/2017Researchers in Hannover are about to develop a camera system which observes assembly workers and warns them of unergonomic movements. Companies can use the system to maintain their employees’ productivity permanently.
01/05/2017Friedrich Münch GmbH is leading producer for personal protection clothing and equipment made of stainless steel wire. To ensure the cut and stab resistance of the ring mesh is reliable, the stainless steel wire must be consistently easy to work and perform to spec.
01/04/2017By linking up 3D programs and offer software all designs for orders and select customer offers can be created and displayed in 3D.
01/03/2017WAFIOS' new multiple-head tube bending machine makes it possible to process particularly long, thin, and unstable lines economically.
01/02/2017Story of development from Franconian wire workshop to a cable systems specialist operating globally
01/01/2017DMD (for "Direct Metal Deposition") enables reliable protection of sensor elements by means of a hard alloy. This makes it possible to significantly extend their lifetimes, for example in pipelines of the oil and gas industry.
01/11/2016Local point fume suction is the first choice when it comes to effectively protecting the health of employees in welding, cutting or similar work activities.
01/10/2016The voestalpine Group is continuing its global drive to innovate in the field of pioneering technologies: today a new research and development center for 3D printing of metal parts was opened at the voestalpine site in Düsseldorf.