August 2016

NEW ROEMHELD COMPACT HYDRAULIC SLIDING CLAMP

By | August 19th, 2016|Tooling|

Roemheld has introduced a range of compact, hydraulic sliding clamps designed for clamping in tight spaces on systems, press beds and rams. The new “compact” version provides the same clamping force as the “classic” sliding clamp, but both the size and the weight have been reduced. A new ergonomic design with recessed grips and rounded edges for simple insertion into the T-slots has made handling safer and installation easier. The new Roemheld compact sliding clamp is ideally suited for retrofitting without the need for standardisation of the width and depth [...]

TMA Engineering Ltd – For all your PowerPress requirements

By | August 5th, 2016|Power Press|

July 2016

Simulation tool helps AP&T’s customers make the right decision

By | July 8th, 2016|Specialist Items|

It is now possible for AP&T’s customers to get an exact picture as early as the tendering stage of how their planned production line will function and perform in an authentic environment. Using an advanced simulation program, AP&T’s technical sales team can visualize the production process and specify cycle times and production capacity with almost 100% precision. “What the simulation shows is basically identical with what the customer will receive. For companies on the verge of investing in a production line worth many millions, having the best possible basis upon [...]

June 2016

ROEMHELD MATERIALS’ HANDLING SUPPORTS MEDICAL ENGINEERING

By | June 20th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Laboratory technology provider, Thermo Fisher Scientific, has developed an ergonomically designed production line for the manual assembly of a new model series of incubators. The company’s priorities were operator health, process product quality, with time and cost considerations taking second place. In the development of the assembly workstations, Thermo Fisher Scientific liaised with ROEMHELD for assembly and handling technology. The new "Heracell Vios" incubators were intended for medical engineering and health research, where they would be used for cultivating human and animal cells. Target customers were universities, research laboratories and [...]

Press Techniques sign ‘record’ Mahle deal at MACH 2016

By | June 20th, 2016|Automotive, MACH 2016|

Press Techniques, a specialist manufacturer of bespoke hydraulic and mechanical presses, has enjoyed a record-breaking MACH after signing a major new deal. The company used the exhibition to seal a contract with Mahle Engine Systems to re-engineer a high-end bearing shaving machine that will be used to produce engine components for customers involved in Formula 1 and Moto GP. “We have worked with the company for many years, but this is the largest single order we have won with them and I’m delighted that it came during MACH,” explained Alan [...]

May 2016

RETROFIT COST-EFFECTIVELY AND SAFELY WITH ROEMHELD

By | May 24th, 2016|Tooling|

Roemheld offers a wide range of new clamping tools that enable workholding systems on deformation presses to be retrofitted simply, cost-effectively and safely. New mechanical and hydraulic clamping elements enable faster set-up on virtually any press or machine. In addition, the new version of the mechanical variant is fitted with a visual clamping force display, which provides additional safety during clamping. From left to right): hydro-mechanical clamping nut with clamping force display and continuous thread, followed by the mechanical version with clamping force display and through-hole and, on the [...]

Bruderer UK signs £500,000 Harwin deal at MACH 2016

By | May 24th, 2016|MACH 2016|

A new £500,000 deal to supply a second high-speed precision stamping press to Harwin was the highlight of Bruderer UK’s appearance at MACH 2016. The press manufacturer, which has offices in Birmingham and Luton, signed the contract at the NEC, which will see a new BSTA 280-75 B2 head to the South Coast in June. Featuring industry-leading Bruderer BSV-75 high-speed servo feeder technology and an integrated planetary gearbox, the machine will help the Portsmouth-based electronics component specialist increase capacity, develop new products and support plans for 20% growth year-on-year. “MACH [...]

April 2016

Sertec presses ahead with £10m+ ‘ZANI’ investment

By | April 9th, 2016|Automotive, MACH 2016|

One of the UK’s fastest growing automotive suppliers has signed its largest ever ‘press’ investment ahead of MACH 2016. The Sertec Group, which is a world class manufacturer of stampings and welded assemblies, has tapped into the ‘machinery’ expertise of Bruderer UK to identify and purchase 12 machines to help them meet growing volume demands from many of the world’s largest car makers. The first tier supplier has committed more than £10m to the three-year modernisation programme that has seen it start to install a host of ZANI Motion Master [...]

March 2016

Moseley Brothers head to Worcester with £500,000 press investment

By | March 19th, 2016|Automotive|

Tapping into the expertise and capabilities of a specialist press supplier has helped a Dudley manufacturer secure a string of new automotive wins. Moseley Brothers, a leading press tooling and production specialist, has invested more than £500,000 into the purchase of two large Chin Fong presses that will help it increase its capacity, speed and ability to take on orders for more complex components. The company purchased the machines from Stourbridge-based Worcester Presses, who were able to specially configure the machines with bespoke guards, a large press bed and seamless [...]

MMMA reveals Metalworking Village highlights for MACH 2016

By | March 19th, 2016|MACH 2016|

The Metalforming Machinery Makers Association (MMMA) has announced a number of firsts and innovations when it heads to MACH in April (11-15th). Delegates to the biggest ever Metalworking Village in Hall 4 will be able to visit 20 member companies, showcasing the latest coil processing machinery, high speed presses, press brakes, die clamping, mechanical presses and ancillary equipment and services. Highlights include: Crescent Machinery’s macc bandaws and circular saws, Surtech, belt grinders and tube notching machines. There will also be a RHTC PB 60 Section bending machine and 30 to [...]