Monthly Archives: December 2016

Mitsui Seiki reflects on major investment

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Ultra-high accuracy solution to machining mirrors for James Webb telescope In November, the primary mirror for use in the James Webb infrared optimised space telescope passed its test for the ‘Centre of Curvature’ at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in … Continue reading

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Advanced manufacturing facility expands

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3T RPD has just opened a new metals Additive Manufacturing (AM) production site near its current facility on the former Greenham Common Airbase in Berkshire. This expansion builds on recent new AM machine acquisitions and represents the company’s latest investment … Continue reading

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Sandvik Coromant becomes DMG MORI Premium Partner

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Customers set to benefit from co-operation between market leaders Cutting tool and tooling systems specialist Sandvik Coromant has signed an agreement to become a Premium Partner of leading machine tool manufacturer, DMG MORI. The deal makes Sandvik Coromant the only … Continue reading

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Lantek integrates online shopping for sheet metal parts

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Lantek, a world leader in sheet metal technology, has developed new functionality powered by its CAD/CAM software, which integrates online shopping for sheet metal parts. With this new capability Lantek’s customers can integrate with their own customers into a supply … Continue reading

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A helping hand in a tough spot

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Dormer Pramet has developed a new range of tools for drilling spot welds and sheet metal. The new spot weld drills have been specifically designed for drilling out spot welds to release steel panels and sheets. A number of standard … Continue reading

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Moving MACH 2018 forward

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The MACH exhibition, is set to return to the NEC in Birmingham in April 2018 with a new look and new location. After a hugely successful 2016 edition of the exhibition, which boasted sold-out exhibitor space, a 10 percent increase … Continue reading

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