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Peaker Pattinson is hosting an online auction of equipment used previously by Manston International Airport, Ramsgate, UK... [Continued]    Cottrill & Co is holding an online auction of machinery used previously by Newcut Precision Engineering (Ramsey) Ltd... [Continued]    GoIndustry DoveBid is conducting an online auction of machinery located in Gosselies, Belgium... [Continued]    1st Machinery is facilitating an online auction of equipment used formerly by MGS Precision, Staffordshire, UK... [Continued]    1st Machinery is staging an online auction of a five-axis Matsuura machining centre no longer required by a Milton Keynes-based precision engineering company due to new investment... [Continued]   
Latest Machinery News Wednesday, 30 July 2014

JLR mulls engine plant in Shanghai

 MTI - JLR mulls engine plant in Shanghai
Mon 28th Jul
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), the British subsidiary of Indian auto giant Tata Motors, is planning to set up a new engine manufacturing plant in China, alongside its vehicle assembly... [More]

LVD unveils ToolCell model

 MTI - LVD unveils ToolCell model
Mon 28th Jul
Due to increasing demand, LVD is now offering a 220-ton, 3m variant of its ToolCell press brake system, which houses all tooling internally and performs setups automatically.
A large selection of top and bottom tooling is stored in a stadium/warehouse under the... [More]

Young talent impresses MTA

 MTI - Young talent impresses MTA
Mon 28th Jul
All 12 finalists in the Manufacturing Technology Association's (MTA) annual Technology, Design and Innovation (TDI) Challenge impressed the judges with their engineering talent.
Open to all technology and design students, the nationwide competition is split into two age groups: 14-16 years and 17-19 years.
The 12 finalists... [More]

High panel bender uptake in north

 MTI - High panel bender uptake in north
Mon 28th Jul
Sheet metal machinery specialist, Salvagnini UK, says it is experiencing high order levels for panel benders from subcontractors based in the north of England and Scotland.
In the past 12 months, no less than six of Salvagnini's latest P2Xe and P4Xe panel benders with offline software have been installed at... [More]

Hurco to combine CNC machining with 3D printing

 MTI - Hurco to combine CNC machining with 3D printing
Mon 28th Jul
Hurco Companies Inc says that the company recently filed a US patent application for new technology combining 3D printing and CNC machining.
"We designed an additive manufacturing adapter that, in combination with proprietary... [More]

Ellesco promotes GM to MD

 MTI - Ellesco promotes GM to MD
Mon 28th Jul
Deburring, finishing and polishing specialist, Ellesco, has promoted its general manager Guy Newton (pictured) to the post of managing director with immediate effect.
The move is a strategic decision that will enable Mr Newton to continue his vision of modernisation and business... [More]

Dassault acquires Simpack

 MTI - Dassault acquires Simpack
Mon 28th Jul
Dassault Systèmes, a specialist in 3D design software, 3D digital mock-up and product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions, has acquired Simpack, a developer of multi-body simulation technologies.
With the acquisition of Simpack, based near Munich, Dassault... [More]

Vero debuts in Track 200

 MTI - Vero debuts in Track 200
Mon 28th Jul
Making its debut, Vero Software was placed 28th in the fifth annual Sunday Times Track 200 league table.
Published earlier this month, the report names Vero... [More]

£2m R&D funding

 MTI - £2m R&D funding
Mon 28th Jul
SMEs could be in with a chance to win up to £2m worth of R&D funding to develop innovative new products as part of a new competition run by Pera Technology.
The 10 chosen businesses will receive a... [More]

Qwik-Lok system cuts costs by 75%

 MTI - Qwik-Lok system cuts costs by 75%
Mon 28th Jul
Cwmbran-based subcontractor, James Brown Industries, says one of its oil and gas industry customers recently increased the volume of stainless steel and nickel alloy components it was ordering, and added new variants.
The company's trio of three-axis VMCs were struggling to... [More]

V562 bites into inefficiency

 MTI - V562 bites into inefficiency
Mon 28th Jul
The latest addition to the portfolio at YMT Technologies' tooling division is the V562 workholding solution from 5th Axis of the USA.
The V562 is a self-centring five-axis vice manufactured from heat treated and precision ground steel to withstand the... [More]

FGP opts for Erowa

 MTI - FGP opts for Erowa
Mon 28th Jul
Production strategies and processes at Weymouth-based aerospace subcontractor FGP Precision now centre on major investment in automation from REM Systems and Erowa.
FGP's initial foray into automation was the relatively small step of applying a manual pallet change system to a DMG five... [More]

Smallest electric gripper

 MTI - Smallest electric gripper
Mon 28th Jul
The Schunk EGP 25-speed mechatronic gripper for small components is said to be the smallest electric gripper with integrated electronics on the market.
What's more, Schunk says that its EGP gripper also has the fastest stroke-to-closingtime... [More]

Collet to threejaw chuck in one minute

 MTI - Collet to threejaw chuck in one minute
Mon 28th Jul
A newly developed, easy-to-change Hainbuch jaw module consists of said to convert a standard Hainbuch collet style chuck to a three-jaw chuck in less than 1 minute. Mandrels and clamping heads can also be used in the base collet chuck... [More]

Leader releases quick-change jaws

 MTI - Leader releases quick-change jaws
Mon 28th Jul
The patented CARVEsmart quickchange vice jaw system, made in the US by Bellatex, is now available in the UK exclusively from Leader Chuck Systems.
Providing a number of benefits, the jaw system has been developed to simplify set-ups for production and toolroom vices.
It uses a dovetail interface, proven in numerous industrial... [More]

Odd shapes gripped

 MTI - Odd shapes gripped
Mon 28th Jul
OML's VariClamp modular clamping system uses a floating mechanism of fixed and moveable jaws, and a wide variety of gripper forms to provide custom clamping of irregular-shaped workpieces, including round, curved, elliptical, rectangular, stepped and slanted parts. Manufactured... [More]

Carbide inserts for MC100

 MTI - Carbide inserts for MC100
Mon 28th Jul
Roemheld says that carbide inserts have been recently introduced to its MC100 vice range of vices and jaws to enable end users to hold concentric components on just 3 mm of workpiece material.
The fixed jaw MC100 five-axis vice can also... [More]
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