Beckwood Delivers Servo-Electric and Hydraulic Presses for Solid State Battery Supplier

Beckwood Press Company, a leading manufacturer of custom hydraulic and servo-electric presses, automation systems, and the Triform line of precision forming equipment, recently delivered a 500-ton hydraulic 4-post press and a 50-ton servo-electric press to a manufacturer of solid state batteries in the United States. Solid state batteries are quickly becoming the preferred power source […]

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25 per cent of all Toyota electric-powered forklifts now feature Lithium-ion batteries

Nearly a quarter of all Toyota electric-powered forklift trucks ordered for delivery in the UK now feature Lithium-Ion battery (LiB) technology. “While lead acid remains by far the dominant battery type within the electric-powered forklift market, sales of Lithium-ion forklifts have been on a sustained upward curve for some time,” says Gary Ison, Sales Training […]

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Micromachining the smart way

At the forthcoming EMO exhibition, CHIRON will present its Micro5 compact machining centre. The remarkably small machine that is now available in the UK from Wellesbourne based Engineering Technology Group (ETG) guarantees maximum precision for small workpieces. The smallest medical instruments and delicate parts for the micro-manufacturing, watchmaking and jewellery industries require machining that is […]

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Powered by Siemens Simatic PCS 7 GEO® Specialty Chemicals Hythe plant increases production of specialty monomers

Transparency in the production process increases efficiency and reduces downtime Technology gives chemical manufacturer clear view to growth The challenge GEO® Specialty Chemicals (GEO) is an industry leader in the development and manufacture of high purity chemicals, producing over 300 products for more than 1,000 customers in the coatings, adhesives, medical, water treatment and construction […]

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Increased reliability grooving

Walter has now expanded its range of parting-off and grooving systems with the arrival of the new G4011-P tool holder and the DX18 grooving inserts. The new G4011-P monoblock shank tool is designed as a universal tool for all common grooving operations and the DX18 inserts provide a double-edged design with a second prism. With […]

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Protolabs 3D printing provides confidence to oil & gas and energy industries with first-to-market DNV certification

Trust is key to the Oil & Gas industry – and to the energy sector as a whole. So the announcement of DNV certification for Protolabs’ metal additive manufacturing service will provide important assurances around part performance and equipment safety for the demanding conditions of the sector. Protolabs, a world leading digital manufacturer, who’s own […]

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ETG Extends Turning Range with Vulcan

The cost-effective Vulcan series of machines from the Engineering Technology Group (ETG) has really taken off since its successful launch. This is because engineers are recognising the build quality, rigidity and performance of high-quality cost-effective machine tools like the new TC250 turning centre. Making a significant impact among the cost-conscious market segment, the TC250 Series […]

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