Heidenhain’s new PlantMonitor is a digital solution to aid the manufacturing shop floor. Now available for companies interested in simultaneously monitoring and analyzing production data at multiple sites utilizing machine tools where at least one is equipped with a Heidenhain TNC control/StateMonitor software combination per site, this new PlantMonitor can aggregate the data onto one screen for review. Machine tools using even non-Heidenhain controls can be included and monitored.
Widia recently launched the WCE solid end milling platform, delivering affordable performance and reliability for small to medium machine shops. The initial release of the WCE platform features WCE4, a four-flute geometry which combines advanced, high-performance features with a brand new, versatile grade offered at a highly competitive price.
Kennametal has introduced its next generation 3D printed stator bore tool for the machining of aluminum engine housings for electric vehicles. This latest version of the tool features a newly designed arm structure, a larger center tube made of carbon fiber, and a further weight reduction of greater than 20 percent over the original design.
The Kapp Niles ZX series provides high-end productivity, even for bigger gears and larger modules. It is driven by an electrical high-accuracy direct drive, providing a high level of positioning accuracy even for the profile grinding process.
Manufacturers need to measure and quantify the causes of unproductive time so they can optimize their efficiency. Machine Monitoring from Seco provides them with the data-driven knowledge they need to not only manage production efficiency, but also increase both output volume and product quality.
Southern Gear has added two rebuilt Gleason No. 102 Generators to its production capabilities to meet growing demand for smaller, high-precision straight bevel gears produced with the Coniflex process.
Jorgensen Conveyor and Filtration Solutions has introduced its new FlexFiltration line that also includes the company’s new Flex G Series of modular filtration systems. The new cost-effective systems feature pre-engineered modules that ensure fast, easy and flexible filtration system configurations for practically any filtering application.