MachineBuilding.net Application Stories Archive
Archived Application Stories
Industrial Ethernet switches proven in roadside application
A successful pilot scheme to ease traffic congestion has used field-hardened GarrettCom industrial Ethernet switches and S-Ring redundancy software.
Versatility of Isel CNC machines proven in carpentry shop
A CNC programmer has started a new business using a low-cost yet high-quality CNC machine to produce intricate architectural mouldings more economically than can be done by hand.
Westfield uses Autodesk Inventor for digital prototyping
Westfield Sportscars is now using Autodesk Inventor design software in a bid to reduce the number of chassis prototypes it builds from ten to one or two, thereby cutting costs and reducing lead times.
Simple optimisation of press performance
EMG-Long is using HBM's sensors, FASTpress amplifiers and software for optimising the performance of pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical presses with capacities ranging from from 360kg to 65 tons.
Custom-configured components save time and cost
ATS (Automation Tooling Systems) has found that ordering custom-configured components from Misumi makes designing more efficient, which saves time and money, and enables design quality to be improved.