The Industry 40 initiative assumes a role for humans in manufacturing hellip humans outfitted with ldquosmartrdquo devices that will be used to direct process control in real time
Schneider Electric Offers $5 Billion for Invensys
SKF Multilog IMx units incorporate 16 32 or 64 analog signal inputs configurable for various sensors to ascertain acceleration velocity and displacement among other parameters
Machine shops that manufacture turbine components appreciate the dynamics and performance of the HSTM machines The interaction of the sturdy Hamuel machine and Siemens39 highperformance drive and control engineering is credited for these results
Fanuc FA Americarsquos new FASOPC retrieves CNC machine production data to simplify recordkeeping and reporting
The accuracy of the vision system makes it well suited to work cells that handle small volumes of various parts and its speed and agility allow it to be effective too for highvolume machining stations
Major Tool amp Machine has been on track to retrofit more than a dozen of its giant milling and turning machines MTM managers said the transition process has been an enlightening experience for the Indianapolis company
VLC 100 G vertical pickup grinder has three axes X Z C and uses its overhead pickup spindle to load itself It machines with one or two grinding spindles for internal andor external work Workpieces are mounted on pallets and fed into the VLC 100 G by conveyor belt Then the pickup spindle continues the automated loading and unloading process
Hardinge Inc demonstrated automated production of hydraulic spool valve housings on its T51 MSY SP SuperPrecision turning center