Two Spanish machine tool manufacturers are merging — Nicolas Correa,
S.A., Burgos, and Industrias Anayak S.A. of Deba — both of which make
Leistritz Thommen's PW-190L whirling machine sports a torque motor system that
eliminates belt drives and gear boxes that typically improve the power curve
with standard asynchronous AC motors.
The BMW Group, DaimlerChrysler AG and General Motors Corp. are forming an alliance
to accelerate development of two-mode hybrid drive systems.
The Fighter Engine Team joint venture between GE Transportation — Aircraft
Engines and Rolls-Royce will develop the engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Scapa 572 and 573 from Scapa North America are two conformable polyester films
coated with silicone adhesive that prevent liquid composite materials from leaking,
especially on metal and plastic composites during molding.
Cutting grooves on a manual lathe often produces chatter that transfers into
workpieces and causes poor surface finishes. And the larger the groove, the
FGP-608LM grinder from Chevalier Machinery Inc. features linear motor drives,
3-axis closed-loop electronic control and structural stability to handle up
to 2 G acceleration/deceleration.
Walton Co.'s Style B tap extensions machine and hand tap in hard-to-reach places.
50 years ago in American Machinist
The National Tooling and Machining Assoc. (NTMA), Ft. Washington, Md., has
provided a website for member companies damaged by Hurricane Katrina.