Production Engineering, Tooling & Machinery

Schunk Hands Us The Full Line-Up

Schunk, the competence leader for workholding, toolholding and automation solutions demonstrated a range of products to cater for each of these disciplines at Advanced Manufacturing in June.

Making its UK exhibition debut was the Schunk SVH servo-electric 5-finger gripping hand that complete with the Schunk lightweight arm, the LWA controlled with a tablet via a Wi-Fi connection.

Terex Trucks Halve Component Cleaning Time

Ultrawave, manufacturer of ultrasonic cleaning equipment, have designed and supplied an ultrasonic cleaning system to Terex Trucks, cutting processing times in half while also delivering improved cleaning results.

Based in Motherwell, Terex Trucks manufacture off-highway rigid and articulated haulage trucks used in mining and quarrying applications.

Precision Toolmaker Installs Two New Sodick EDM Machines

Totnes-based Amtek Precision Engineers Ltd, one of Europe’s leading mould toolmakers, has acquired from Sodi-Tech two high specification Sodick machines – an SLC600G wire EDM and an AG60L die sink EDM. The move brings to five the total number of Sodick EDMs on site at Amtek following the installation of three new machines in 2012, one wire, one die sink and one hole drill model.

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