The fastest way to put a texture onto an injection mold has long been chemical etching. Recent improvements in laser ablation have narrowed the gap.
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The global automotive industry is a solid market with different regional approaches.
In 2018 the Porsche 919 Hybrid, which scored three straight victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and six world championship titles in the FIA World Endurance Championship, will be going on something of a farewell tour, and will finally end up in the Porsche Museum in the fall.
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If you maximize spindle utilization and don’t use energy to run pumps when a machine is idle, you’ll make more (parts and money). So explains Adam Hansel of DMG MORI.
You may be surprised at how you can achieve output, quality, and energy savings in machining operations.
“In 2014, it will not be the fastest car that wins the World Endurance Championship series and the 24 hours of Le Mans, rather it will be the car that goes the furthest with a defined amount of energy.
It is the classic northern California story: Twelve years ago four guys out of University of California-Davis start work in what is now known as the Digital Technology Laboratory (DTL), located nearby in an industrial park in Davis.
Sensors, motors and more are making smart machines faster.
About the Event The 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) marks the 31st edition of the event which will take place September 12-17, 2016, at McCormick Place in Chicago.