New wind farm 20 km off the coast of Fukushima generates electricity formerly supplied by the tsunami-crippled nuclear plant.
EMUGE LAUNCHES NEW THREAD MILL PROGRAM FOR OIL & GAS MANUFACTURING.
Emuge has introduced an extensive, expanded thread milling program for oil and gas manufacturing applications, including a new line of innovative solid carbide thread mills and insert thread milling systems. The recent additions to the Emuge product offering for energy applications significantly broaden the range of high performance solutions for users to meet and exceed growing oil, gas and petrochemical manufacturing challenges. For more information, click here.
Concentrating solar power (CSP) plants represent a new challenge for automation, as explained in this article from our 2013 Energy Manufacturing yearbook.
CNC SIMULATION CATCHES MISTAKES BEFORE THEY HAPPEN
Most manufacturers using CNC machines are unaware of how much time is wasted fixing NC programs. Testing new NC programs on a computer first, thereby reducing the on-machine prove-out time, can translate into big cost savings. VERICUT CNC machine simulation software not only ensures the quality and accuracy of NC programs, it can also detect machine collisions before they occur, and automatically document the entire machining process. Click to learn more.
Austrian manufacturer’s five-axis mill-turn machine keeps things under control so that an accurate model can be completed in one setup, reducing throughput time.
Kermit The Frog Was Wrong
With today’s technology it really is easy being green. It’s particularly easy when manufacturers replace old technology hydraulic presses in their assembly operations with clean, safe, efficient electromechanical systems like the Promess Electro-Mechanical Assembly Press (EMAP).