US Machine Tool Orders Fell in April, But Up YTD
RollsRoyce Trent 7000 engine at the Derby England manufacturing center prior to delivery to Airbus in Toulouse France
Service centers supply a significant volume of steel and aluminum products consumed by machine shops and fabricators whose activities reflect overall industrial activity in North America
OC Robotics develops snakearm robots for working in confined and hazardous spaces They are guided by wire ropes and controlled by proprietary software to traverse cluttered environments and conduct activities such as inspection fastening and cleaning
A 4in Ingersoll HiQuadXXX facemill takes off more than 0300 in per pass to fully penetrate the heavy oxide crust in a 4140 steel forging As a result the tool edges last through a complete roughing sequence for a part involving 68 passes A previously selected tool needed indexing before completing even one pass
CECIMO has consistently emphasized the need for the EUrsquos public and private authorities to define and support competitive industrial strategies to accelerate industrialization of emerging technologies and to improve skills training
ldquoOur highest operating expense is often purchasing raw materials ndash steel or other flatrolled metal which amounts to 5070 of costsrdquo NTMA president Dave Tilstone and PMA president Roy Hardy wrote in a statement to the US Commerce Dept
Cotesarsquos composite components include CFRP profiles stiffeners and frames multidimensional GFRP sandwich structures and hybrid parts like CFRPtransmission shafts