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KEB Automation and ISG cooperation results in seamless, integrated CNC solutions

In cooperation with German company ISG (Industrial Control Technology), the ISG-CNC core is now implemented in the KEB automation system – with individual possibilities for many industries, from woodworking and robotics, to motion control, CNC and the manufacture of dental prostheses.

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An exoskeleton fit for a Cybertruck

To say that the Cybertruck is different is an understatement. Since its launch, people have talked about its high towing and payload capability, longer driving range, increased battery capacity and reasonably tiered pricing. However, most of the discussion pertains to Tesla’s bold aesthetic design. Here, Ben Smye, head of growth at Matmatch, examines the influence of material selection in the design and aesthetic of the vehicle.

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CE marking after-Brexit

Regardless of what happens with the Brexit deal, the actual process for manufacturing compliant products will have little effect from a legal perspective.

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TRUMPF helps Designplan see punching in a new light

Designplan Lighting Ltd, a designer and manufacturer of robust lighting solutions for demanding environments, has invested in a TRUMPF TruPunch 3000 to replace two older turret punch machines supplied by another machine provider.

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    Commissioning made easy(03/02/2020)

    Hermle AG is one of the market leading manufacturers of metalworking machines. Today over 27,000 Hermle machines have been successfully installed worldwide, in a wide range of industries, ranging from medical technology to classic tool and mold making to aerospace technology.

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    Driving automotive manufacturing towards a more certain future(03/02/2020)

    Ever since the first motor car took to the roads, the internal combustion engine has been a staple component in nearly every vehicle production line. With times now changing, manufacturers are finding themselves having to prepare for a greener, cleaner future without knowing what that future looks like or how many units to produce.

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    Smart building sensors explained(03/02/2020)

    Jonathan Catchpole, system architect for TE Connectivity, talks about the seven most important sensors for smart home and intelligent buildings and how the AmbiMate sensor module combines them to help developers get their products to market faster.

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    A laser inspection solution for automated shoe sole gluing(03/02/2020)

    Gluing the soles is a key part of the shoe manufacturing process. However, performing this manually is inefficient and produces inconsistent results. A Chinese high-tech robotics company turned to 3D laser inspection experts SmartRay to help them deliver a flexible, automated solution for their clients.

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    RFID monitoring of paint curing line(03/02/2020)

    A manufacturer of automotive-suspension coil springs uses Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology to identify parts and monitor process status in an automated paint shop.

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Drives and Controls 2020