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WNT opens its doors to promote productivity

WNT will unveil its new showroom and technology centre to customers at an open house event on the 14th/15th September, when it will be demonstrating some of the latest in cutting tool technology, including the new SCR Monstermill solid carbide cutters.

INCA FAST TRACKS AUTOMOTIVE SHUTDOWN AUTOMATION INSTALLATION

Inca Geometric has just 48 hours over a weekend to strip out 12 m of mechanical handling conveyors, two 5 m lift towers with elevators and adjacent interconnecting overhead walkways to enable a new production flow line to be installed at an automotive company during its three-week summer shutdown.

HANKOOK LAUNCHES 45-TONNE TURNING AND BORING MACHINE WITH 40,400 NM OF TORQUE TO TABLE DRIVE

The latest VTC-200E elevating cross rail turning and boring machine from Hankook provides a heavy-duty machining platform weighing in at 45 tonnes and able to process components weighing up to 12 tonnes on the machine’s 2 m table. The table is powered by a 55kW, 2 speed motor programmable up to 200 revs/min but delivering a massive 40,400 Nm of torque. The maximum turning envelope on components is up to 2.5 m dia by 2 m high.

ROEMHELD MAGNETIC CLAMPING HOT ATTRACTION

The leading attraction to Roemheld Stand J4 at Interplas 2011 will be the M-TECS magnetic clamping system.

TRUMPF - LASER CELL OPTIMISED FOR EXTREME CONDITIONS

To meet demand for a system dedicated to the laser cutting of hot-formed 3D structural components, TRUMPF has introduced the TruLaser Cell 8030. This new machine has been developed to be integrated optimally into a high productivity environment and used flexibly for further cutting applications.

TRUMPF LASERCELLS DESTINED FOR VOLKSWAGEN

The TRUMPF Group is delighted to announce that Volkswagen AG has just confirmed a substantial order for its TruLaser Cell 8030 series laser cutting machines. The first phase of machines will be divided between Volkwagen's headquarters in Wolfsburg and its sites in Kassel and Spain. It forms just part of a much bigger order that will ultimately see TRUMPF delivering more than 50 machines to Volkswagen during the next two years.

New Ward CNC range of high precision boring centres: EMO 2011 - Hall 27 - Stand E66

The European launch of a high precision 5-axis (W+B) boring centre range by Hartford at EMO 2011 can be specified with spindle powers up to 26 kW and develop torque levels up to 2,312 Nm through a four-step gear drive, and will be represented by the PBM 115 AG version. Following the closure of the show, the machine is to be shipped direct to the UK sole agent T W Ward CNC Machinery in Sheffield.

WNT drives online sales with price incentive

Already renowned for the value for money and productivity that its cutting tools provide, WNT has now introduced a three per cent incentive for those customers choosing to use Tooling Centre, WNT’s online catalogue and sales channel.

See TRUMPF at MEDTEC 2011 - Stand no: 214

More than a decade ago, TRUMPF was the first company to introduce industrial diode-end-pumped marking lasers to the market. This made laser marking fast, economical and reliable. Today its systems are used throughout industry and in the medical technology sector in particular, for high value tasks such as product labelling, traceability and plagiarism protection.

HITTING THE ‘TARGETT’ IN THE AEROSPACE SECTOR

Gaining rapid and accurate measurements of large surface areas is a task which has taxed designers and engineers over many decades.

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