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31/01/2017 - Markus Isgro

Système modulaire pour l'usinage dans une ligne de production : la série VL d'EMAG

Machines de production verticales : le domaine de prédilection d'EMAG. Tout a commencé avec la série VSC. C'est elle qui a permis de poser les premiers jalons du concept de centre de tournage vertical pick-up. Ce concept, qui englobe pratiquement la...

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21/12/2015 - Markus Isgro

Systèmes de fabrication pour la production de roues dentées

Depuis des années, les processus de taillage de dentures, comme la production de composants Powertrain, deviennent de plus en plus exigeants. Les configurations des boîtes de transmission étant de plus en plus complexes, le niveau de qualité requis...

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02/11/2015 - Markus Isgro

A Boost for Crankshaft Manufacturing

Grinding a crankshaft is an art in itself, as the demands made on this essential component found in every engine are huge: ever longer runtimes demand the highest precision in their manufacture. The radii not only have to be perfectly round, but the...

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23/10/2015 - Markus Isgro

Turning / milling centers for complex chucked parts

The machines in the VMC MT series are ideal production systems for chucked parts with complex geometries. Whether they are used for prototype production or for fast changes in small production runs, the VMC MT series from EMAG is ideally designed to...

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27/07/2015 - Markus Isgro

Increased flexibility through process integration

When the time comes to finish such hardened workpieces as shafts, a variety of processes can be used. Hard turning and scroll-free turning, for instance, are two options that can indeed be done quickly. But they can only be used if workpiece...

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21/07/2015 - Markus Isgro

Non-circular gears? No problem!

Sometimes, there is no need for consistent movement or power transmission for machines, engines and pumps. In fact, such consistent movement could cause considerable problems. For instance, consider the unfavorable effects that could arise during a...

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13/07/2015 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Solid-state laser versus gas laser – a comparison

Even though CO2 laser technology was still dominant in for production laser welding until a few years ago, this has greatly shifted to the use of solid-state lasers. A comparison will show us why this is the case.

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06/07/2015 - Oliver Hagenlocher

The dream of flying – at the limit of what is possible

What came first? Aluminum or the first plane? While the first plane made by the Wright brothers in 1903 still consisted of a wooden frame covered with fabric, the process of obtaining aluminum was invented 3 years earlier. The first alloy for...

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03/07/2015 - Oliver Hagenlocher

The K 300 Hobbing Machine from KOEPFER: the universal solution for the manufacture of a multitude of geared components

The gear is one of the earliest machine components in the history of mankind. For thousands of years, gears have served the purpose of movement and power transmission – first the power of flowing water, then that of steam and today numerous kinds of...

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22/06/2015 - Oliver Hagenlocher

And the wheels go round and round, round and round

Be truthful, do you know how old your summer tires on your car are? How many miles you've already travelled with them or what the service life of an average tire is? Well, we can at least answer the last question: it is between roughly 25,000 and...

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19/06/2015 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Une finition parfaite sans changement de la prise de pièce

La combinaison de différents processus d'usinage par enlèvement de matière dans une même machine et sans changement de prise de pièce offre un énorme potentiel de réduction du temps d'usinage. La combinaison du tournage dur et de la rectification...

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08/06/2015 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Radar, Rubies and Razors: How the Laser Learned to Shine

When Charles Hard Townes died in January 2015 there were no outpourings of grief in the media. Yet Townes, together with Nikolay Gennadiyevich Basov and Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov, won the Nobel Prize for an invention in 1964, without which the...

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01/06/2015 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Machining gears efficiently

Nobody can say with any certainty when the first gear was invented. The only certain is that the Ancient Egyptians used the first precursors of gears to transfer rotary motion. Other historical evidence, such as the Antikythera mechanism, shows that...

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26/05/2015 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Demand for passenger planes on the rise

It is estimated that sales of passenger aircraft will rise by 4.5% to 5% by 2030. Rising numbers of travelers on intercontinental routes and the increase of aviation in emerging nations are the main reasons for these steadily rising figures. This is...

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20/04/2015 - Oliver Hagenlocher

VM 9 – Low-Cost Production of Small Batches

With the new VM 9 modular turning machine, EMAG has introduced a platform that covers a broad spectrum of applications thanks to the combined turning, milling and drilling technologies and intelligent machine design. The highly accessible machining...

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16/04/2015 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Machine de taillage par fraise mère K 300 de KOEPFER:

La solution universelle pour une grande variété de pièces d'engrenage

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13/04/2015 - Oliver Hagenlocher

How will car connectivity change the automobile industry?

A recent study from McKinsey & Company looked at how self-driving cars will affect both the automobile industry and our daily lives. The results were multifaceted, including altering everyday tasks such as parking, where cars would automatically...

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16/03/2015 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Chamfering of gears? Easy – if you use the right technology

Having cut a gear, your next step is to achieve a chamfer with the best contour accuracy in order to remove burrs along the tooth profile. You can basically choose between two technologies: chamfering/deburring or the CHAMFER CUT procedure developed...

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06/03/2015 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Standard machine design proves advantageous for production lines

Production lines, which link several machines together, often pose a problem in the transporting and loading of workpieces. Many factors must be considered in planning such a line, such as the space available in the production facility, the footprint...

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22/02/2015 - Oliver Hagenlocher

When will hard turning and grinding combination machining be the norm?

At the end of production, workpieces must go through a grinding process to achieve the desired surface quality: this has been the standard in manufacturing for various reasons. First, hardened workpieces could not be processed with standard turning....

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19/01/2015 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG at INTEC 2015

The new year of exhibitions and trade fairs kicks off in Germany – with INTEC, the international trade fair for machine tools and its manufacturing and automation technologies. It takes place from the 24th to the 27th of February in Leipzig. In Hall...

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06/10/2014 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Oil field technology: the machining of threads on delivery pipes and casings perfected

Whether we are talking about North America, Asia or Russia, the oil and gas industry is possessed by a spirit of optimism. Geological discoveries have led to a massive increase in the estimated reserves of many countries. This coincides with the...

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23/09/2014 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG obtient à nouveau le certificat de solvabilité

Tous les signes du groupe EMAG pointent en direction de la croissance. La société qui, au vu des évolutions de ces dernières années, consolide sa place d'entreprise de production de machines parmi les plus innovantes sur le marché mondial met...

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22/09/2014 - Oliver Hagenlocher

AMB Highlights

At AMB in Stuttgart EMAG presented innovative manufacturing technologies and the Company’s latest machine developments. If you didn’t have a chance to visit us, experience all of the AMB highlights through our Videos, E-book and Photos.   

 

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29/08/2014 - Oliver Hagenlocher

The PMD 2 Grinding Machine from EMAG “grinds down“ the costs of crankshaft production

International competition in the automotive industry continues to increase, as do the technological demands on vehicles, and with them the costs. But increasing prices in the face of stiff competition in the market is no longer easily defensible. ...

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18/07/2014 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Combined hard turning and grinding on the VLC 250 DS

The VLC 250 DS Turning and Grinding Center combines the advantages of vertical hard turning with those of grinding, making it possible for a workpiece to be complete-machined in a single setup. The result: a better quality workpiece at increased...

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10/07/2014 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Tour vertical VT 4-4 :

Des performances maximales pour la production de boîtes de vitesse en grandes séries

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24/06/2014 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Manufacturing system for chucked components

Approximately 30 percent of the costs for mechanical engineering solutions nowadays are for IT and automation technology – a percentage that is increasing apace according to a survey the VDMA (Association of German Machine Tool Manufacturers) carried...

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20/06/2014 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Induction hardening in gear manufacturing

The figures provided by the OICA (Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d’Automobiles – the International Association of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers, in English) show clearly that the number of vehicles manufactured has noticeably increased...

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13/06/2014 - Oliver Hagenlocher

ECM technology from EMAG – A nearly indispensable part of any innovation in aero engine manufacturing

In only a few other branches of industry are development pressures as enormous as in aircraft construction. One of the reasons is the fact that legislation is getting ever stricter about the CO2 emission of aircrafts at the same time as market...

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30/05/2014 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Smaller components – greater precision

The equation is remarkably simple to arrive at. When the overall weight of a car is reduced, its fuel consumption levels also decrease. According to the Forschungsvereinigung Automobiltechnik (German research association for the automotive industry)...

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22/04/2014 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Powertrain components perfectly joined

With ever more complex constituent components and ever smaller batch sizes, powertrain production is facing many challenges. For a large number of applications in this sector the heat-shrink assembly process is almost predestined. Where control cams...

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05/03/2014 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Production de véhicules utilitaires: la baisse des coûts par pièce au centre de l'intérêt

Le marché des véhicules utilitaires est en plein essor. Prenons l'exemple des pays émergents où, pour assurer la croissance ciblée dans l'industrie de la construction et de l'agriculture, un besoin graduel en poids lourds et véhicules agricoles se...

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30/01/2014 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG at the METAV: Promoting the development of production

Shorter cycle times, flexible batch size machining and greater component quality are all demands that increase the pressure on the metalworking industry to innovate. Key sectors, such as the automotive industry, are changing rapidly. That tailor-made...

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25/01/2014 - Oliver Hagenlocher

La production de pignons passe à la vitesse supérieure

Passer la sixième, c'est une manœuvre à laquelle les conducteurs se sont bien habitués - mais le développement continue et on prévoit déjà des B.V. à neuf rapports. Les motivations sont claires: le compte-tours affichera un régime optimal, le moteur...

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03/09/2013 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Machines de traitement thermique eldec: Focus sur la constance dimensionnelle lors du traitement thermique

Des cycles plus courts, des exigences qualité en hausse, sans oublier les nombreuses innovations technologiques – le développement au sein des secteurs de la haute technologie comme la construction d'automobiles ou l'aéronautique ne cesse d'avancer à...

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21/08/2013 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMO 2013: Machine de tournage vertical pick-up VL 2 – La productivité maximale embarquée

EMAG présent à l'EMO 2013 avec sa machine de tournage vertical monobroche pick-up VL 2 pour la production de petites pièces prises en mandrin.

Le terme du „downsizing“ ou migration vers les systèmes de dimensions réduites est omniprésent dans la...

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23/07/2013 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG titulaire du certificat de solvabilité

EMAG Holding GmbH jouit déjà d'une excellente réputation comme partenaire commercial. La raison en est que, en dehors des intérêts de ses clients, le focus est toujours dirigé sur la croissance constante de ses activités commerciales. Mais cette...

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20/06/2013 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Solutions de production du groupe EMAG – le partenaire des marchés en pleine expansion

Les indicateurs du Fonds de l'Economie mondiale annoncent pour 2013 une croissance de 3,5 %, bien que les impulsions et la dynamique nécessaire sont à imputer aux pays émergents et beaucoup moins à l'Europe. Prenons l'exemple de l'industrie...

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17/06/2013 - Oliver Hagenlocher

L'art de l'assemblage thermique

 

Le triomphe de l'arbre à cames monté continue sur sa lancée en raison de la diminution de masse par rapport aux arbres à cames pleins. Même le secteur des véhicules PL fait maintenant appel aux arbres à cames montés.  Un inconvénient notable de...

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21/05/2013 - Oliver Hagenlocher

eldec maintenant membre du groupe EMAG: Projeter le processus de production complet

„Clés en main", c'est le leitmotiv du domaine de la construction de machines: les lignes de production complexes, entièrement automatisées sont livrées prêtes à fonctionner, la solution complète doit provenir d'un seul et unique constructeur. Depuis...

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21/05/2013 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Production de composants pour véhicules PL: Une qualité élevée, une flexibilité maximale

Dans le monde entier, la demande concernant les véhicules poids lourds (camions, semi-remorques etc) est en forte augmentation. En effet, les consultants d'entreprise de McKinsey estiment qu'une croissance de marché substantielle pointe son nez et...

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21/05/2013 - Oliver Hagenlocher

eldec maintenant membre du groupe EMAG: Projeter le processus de production complet

„Clés en main", c'est le leitmotiv du domaine de la construction de machines: les lignes de production complexes, entièrement automatisées sont livrées prêtes à fonctionner, la solution complète doit provenir d'un seul et unique constructeur. Depuis...

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29/04/2013 - Oliver Hagenlocher

New production location: EMAG expands to China

For the German machine tools industry, China continues to be the most important export market. According to the German Machine Tool Builders' Association, imports from Germany to China increased by a total of 13 percent in 2012. However, the market...

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11/04/2013 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Efficacité éco-énergétique: Maitriser les coûts d'un simple coup d'œil

Faire des économies d'énergie dans l'industrie d'usinage des métaux – cela n'intéresse pas seulement la protection de l'environnement. Depuis longtemps, la consommation d'énergie est devenue un facteur de coût déterminant qui, à long terme, est...

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02/04/2013 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Machine de tournage verticale VT 2-4: Un nouvel essor pour la production de moteurs électriques

Une croissance mémorable, c'est ce qu'annoncent  les indicateurs du marché des moteurs électriques – surtout lorsqu'il est question de moteurs hautement efficients. Selon la volonté de la commission européenne, ils devraient remplacer, au plus tard...

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25/02/2013 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Hard turning on EMAG turning centre: as hard as it gets – and still the costs are reducing

These days, our cars are full of high-tech materials that ensure a long life for the individual components and make the car safe to drive. These materials are also less weighty, which reduces consumption levels. To ensure that they are machined in an...

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09/01/2013 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Un petit centre de rectification pour muscler votre productivité

Un petit centre de rectification pour muscler votre productivité
Les constructeurs automobile du monde entier ont enregistré une hausse significative de leurs chiffres d'affaires, la part du lion revenant aux marchés des Etats Unis, de la Chine, de...

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28/11/2012 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Hautement précis et productif: Le soudage Laser dans la production de boîtes de vitesses 2.0

Du double embrayage jusqu'au différentiel classique: pour l'industrie automobile, la technologie d'entrainement est un vaste domaine de recherches. 
Les nouveaux matériaux et géométries transformées permettent d'optimiser la fonction des différents...

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01/11/2012 - Oliver Hagenlocher

L'engagement d'EMAG honoré par le groupe ZF en lui attribuant "L'Award de l'efficacité énergétique"

Selon le résultat d'une étude de l'Institut de Recherche Economique allemand (IW) il s'avère que le sujet...

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29/08/2012 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG au salon AMB 2012 Une solution de tournage universelle développée pour les sous-traitants

Baisser les prix en maintenant la qualité. A l'occasion du salon AMB qui aura lieu du 18 au 22 septembre 2012 à Stuttgart, EMAG présentera le VL 5i, un tour vertical parfaitement adapté aux besoins d'usinage des PME / PMI.

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25/07/2012 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Chinese automotive company opts for all-vertical shaft machining

How can an efficient production process be created at a new location in minimal time?

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30/05/2012 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Every kilo shedded counts – laser welding puts the automotive industry "on a diet"

Every 100 kilograms saved in vehicle weight reduces fuel consumption by up to 0.3 liters per 100 kilometers, which is why the automotive industry examines each part to determine whether it can be made even lighter. The level of innovation behind...

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25/05/2012 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Cooperation – the key to success

Experts estimate that every year up to two billion gears are produced worldwide. Gear production for transmission systems alone accounts for a massive number – inevitable, considering the approximately 65 million cars produced worldwide in 2011, for...

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11/05/2012 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG ANNOUNCES COLLABORATION WITH LOCAL COLLEGE FOR TRAINING

Leading supplier of machine tools partners with Oakland Community College; $200,000 agreement from Michigan New Jobs Training program to create 21 new jobs

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11/05/2012 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG ANNOUNCES ECM/PECM MACHINES NOW OFFERED TO NORTH AMERICAN MARKET

Leading supplier of electro-chemical technologies introducing new machines for aero, auto, medical and nano markets

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11/05/2012 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Perfect performance for turning and grinding processes

High component quality with low production costs is required in many applications involving machining chucked parts. At IMTS, September 10 – 15, 2012 in Chicago, EMAG will be showing these solutions which combine these requirements. One of the...

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11/05/2012 - Oliver Hagenlocher

New technologies for challenging workpieces

Increasing demands made on precision and the push for the decrease of price of modern components is pushing traditional manufacturing processes to their limits. From September 10th-15th, 2012 at IMTS in Chicago, IL, EMAG will present three production...

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03/05/2012 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Joint “attack” on the camshaft

The international automobile market is still in the middle of a period of dynamic growth. The number of automobiles sold on a global basis rose by three percent in 2011 compared to the figure for 2010 according to the American market research...

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17/02/2012 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Making light work of heavy-duty machining

The larger the component, the smaller the batch size – this is the way one could describe the demands made on heavy-duty machining in many branches of the industry. In fact, this simple equation provides as much of a challenge to wind turbine...

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14/02/2012 - Oliver Hagenlocher

The VL 2 P Turning Centre chips away at production costs

For many sub-contractors of the automotive industry - and for small manufacturing companies – the cost pressure is going to increase further during 2012. At least that is the conclusion reached by an Allensbach-poll among the purchase executives of...

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10/01/2012 - Oliver Hagenlocher

He who brakes, wins

Brakes are used in diverse branches of industry and for a variety of applications – from forklifts to crane systems and from industrial washing machines to stage technology and wind turbines. It is these braking systems in which Precima Magnettechnik...

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10/01/2012 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Machining is enjoying a tailwind

The boom in the wind power industry shows no sign of slowing. Worldwide investment is focused on renewable energy; and wind turbines are playing an increasingly important role. One of the consequences is the increase in demand for wind turbine drive...

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22/08/2011 - Oliver Hagenlocher

L'avenir du vertical

Le Groupe EMAG présente ses derniers développements sur trois stands de l'EMO 2011. C'est sous l'appellation « machines et systèmes de fabrication pour pièces métalliques de précision » que sont présentés les derniers développements et les solutions...

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06/04/2011 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG reçoit le prix « Daimler Supplier Award 2010

Stuttgart, le 18/03/2011 – Dans le cadre de sa conférence annuelle des fournisseurs, la "Daimler Key Supplier Meeting" tenue à la succursale Mercedes-Benz de Stuttgart, Daimler AG remet à ses meilleurs fournisseurs le prix "Daimler Supplier Award...

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21/03/2011 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Le tout en un au format XXL

Pour les petits lots l'intégration des processus en une seule machine a du sens, parce qu'une diminution des changements de pièces augmente la précision et réduit la probabilité d'erreurs. C'est pour cette raison qu'EMAG a créé avec la série VLC une...

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26/11/2010 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Le groupe EMAG investit en Asie

Dans le cadre du développement international du groupe EMAG, une entreprise familiale de Chine investit dans l'expansion.

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06/10/2010 - Oliver Hagenlocher

InLineSystem – le concept de production pour un usinage automatisé

Avec l'EMAG ILS (InLineSystem), EMAG présente à l'AMB un nouveau concept d'automatisation. L'ILS a été développé spécifiquement pour les machines de la plateforme 250. Il permet une automatisation simple et fiable de ces machines. De...

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06/10/2010 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Combinaison du tournage et de la rectification sur la VLC 250 DS

Le centre de tournage et de rectification VLC 250 DS réunit les avantages du tournage dur vertical et les avantages de la rectification et permet ainsi un usinage complet en un seul serrage. Résultat : une très haute qualité de la pièce et une...

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06/10/2010 - Oliver Hagenlocher

VLC 250 P – la machine tueuse des temps d'inactivité !

Une réduction considérable des temps d'usinage ! Avec le tout nouveau tour pick-up vertical VLC 250 P et sa technique pendulaire, le temps de changement de pièce est réduit de 83%. Autrement dit, pour les pièces prises en mandrin le temps de...

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05/07/2010 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG ECM : Précis contre le dérèglement des arêtes

L'ébavurage ne constitue certainement pas un processus de base de l'usinage. Jusqu'à présent il est plutôt considéré comme un mal nécessaire. Ceci conduit souvent au fait que, bien que les procédés d'usinage soient synchronisés de façon optimale,...

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10/03/2010 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG VL 5i : Le temps du changement !

Une nouvelle ère a commencé chez EMAG. Le constructeur de machine de Salach, qui dans le passé a souvent fait parler de lui pour la conception modulaire de ses machines, présente à présent sa nouvelle plateforme 250, qui définit de nouveaux standards...

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17/02/2010 - Oliver Hagenlocher

KOEPFER : UN NOUVEAU CONCEPT RÉVOLUTIONNE LA STRATÉGIE DE FABRICATION TRADITIONNELLE

Des potentiels de rationalisation résident entre autres dans la combinaison de processus sur une seule machine. S'il est possible d'éliminer ainsi des processus, ceci ne conduit pas nécessairement à des économies de temps, mais permet par contre de...

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15/01/2010 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG : VLC 250 – configuré universellement pour répondre aux exigences de la production

Les exigences portant sur les machines-outils modernes sont complexes. Nous attendons donc aujourd'hui une machine flexible, hautement productive et équipée de la toute dernière technologie. Par ailleurs, la pression sur les prix est en hausse,...

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02/10/2009 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG prend en charge Dorner GmbH

EMAG prend en charge au 1er octobre 2009 la Dorner GmbH dont le siège est à Gaildorf.

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01/10/2009 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG : Plus de valeur client grâce au concept de plateforme intelligente

EMAG présente pour la première fois à l'EMO 2009 de Milan la toute nouvelle plateforme de tours verticaux de dimension 250. Le constructeur de machines de Salach présente ainsi une nouvelle génération de tours verticaux et de systèmes de fabrication...

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23/09/2009 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG: New impetus for the crankshaft

The manufacture of crankshafts belongs to the “champion league” of metalworking activities owing to the crankshaft’s complex geometry and its underlying instability. It is the reason why there are so few specialists offering machines for the highly...

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26/08/2009 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG: Shaft by shaft …

With its VTC 250 L EMAG introduces its first Lean- type vertical shaft turning machine. The machine has been developed especially to serve as a stand-alone, or to be used in chaku-chaku production lines.

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12/05/2009 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG: From the simple to the highly complex: modular machine concepts for noncircular grinding must meet diverse market requirements

The grinding of noncircular contours makes particular demands on the machine tool. The manufacture of highly precise components that are also expected to meet certain aesthetic standards calls for special grinding systems.

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04/03/2009 - Oliver Hagenlocher

KOEPFER: The new milling head may be small, but it delivers

Till now it has been impossible to produce every gear profile in the modular range 0.3 to 3.0 on a single hobbing machine. With the development of a new milling head with corresponding software Koepfer has succeeded in combining soft milling (axial,...

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08/02/2009 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG: Innovation provides a head start

The rate of increase in productivity in the automotive industry since 2006 has been put at an average of 20%. This has been a necessary development as a weak dollar, the strengthening competition from Asian markets and the present slump in sales...

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13/01/2009 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG: Vertical machining opens up new potentials

Grinding specialists should be rethinking their plans for the future, now that EMAG Salach Maschinenfabrik GmbH are relying on their VTC 315 DS for the simultaneous, vertical grinding of shaft-type components. In contrast to the conventional process,...

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15/12/2008 - Oliver Hagenlocher

SW: High-productivity makes it big

SW extends its BA W06 series to cover large components

 

The twin-spindle automatics from SW stand for high-productivity manufacturing, especially in the automotive industry. With its innovative machining center BA W06-2W SW is about to conquer the...

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07/11/2008 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG: The VL, now with Y-axis

In an effort to thoroughly explore the possibilities of the VL series the machines are continuously developed further. Now the VL has also become available with a Y-axis. This allows for the machining of very complex geometries. For instance, it can...

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07/11/2008 - Oliver Hagenlocher

KOEPFER: K 160 The perfect shaft in record time

The main limiting factors of throughput and reduced idle times are cutting speeds, work piece loading methodology and ease of machine setup. In high volume production these are decisive economical factors. The K 160 Gear Hobbing Machine from Koepfer...

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12/10/2008 - Oliver Hagenlocher

HL 1000 – Oil hole drilling in hardened crankshafts

With its HL 1000 EMAG presents an oil hole drilling machine for soft as well as hardened crankshafts.

The advantage of hard machining: fractures and hardening cracks are safely avoided.

 

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17/07/2008 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Complete-machining of chucked components with the help of process combinations

The quality requirements for, in particular, components used by the automotive industry and provided by its sub-contractors are getting ever more stringent. The demand for tighter tolerances is coupled with that for greater efficiency. To fulfil...

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09/06/2008 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG VLC 1200: Process integration instead of workpiece tourism – to make the manufacture of small batches of large chucked components economical

With its VLC 1200 Vertical Production Center EMAG extends its VLC series for the machining of large chucked components. The new VLC complete-machines chucked components with a diameter of up to 1200 mm in a single setup, replacing the vertical boring...

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06/02/2008 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG LASER TEC - ELC 250 DUO: Complete solutions – from metal cutting to laser machining

Laser welding as a means to permanently join components has gained considerably in importance over the last few years. In many cases laser welded joints are the solution to a more compact design. It also leads to a reduction in the cost and weight of...

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25/11/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

SW - BA 321: High-technology and economics in complete harmony

The stunning concept of the two-spindle BA 321 from SW minimises costs in the high-productivity machining of steel and cast iron workpieces.

 

SW surprises the experts at EMO 2007 in Hanover with a special innovation: the horizontal twin-spindle BA...

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12/11/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

NAXOS-UNION - PM 2: High performance – low price

With its PM 2, NAXOS-UNION rounds down its machine programme for the grinding of crankshafts.

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26/10/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

The VTC 315 DS from EMAG – the all-rounder in shaft machining

At EMO, EMAG presents the VTC 315 DS for the hard machining of shafts. With it, EMAG has – for the first time – combined all end machining processes for shafts on a vertical machine: CBN grinding, hard turning and scroll-free turning.

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24/09/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

KOEPFER - VSC 400 WF: Quick and very flexible – for high-precision gear cutting

The objective of those responsible at Koepfer was to come up with an inexpensive, uncompromising combination of fully-fledged gear hobbing and single-spindle turning. The result is the VSC 400 WF. The innovation is most convincing in its capability...

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16/08/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMO Press release: Gear Hobbing Machine 300 for gear- and shaft-type components

The gear profiling specialist Jos. Koepfer & Söhne GmbH, domiciled in Furtwangen, is presenting their Gear Hobbing Machine 300 at EMO 2007 in Hanover. The machine combines cutting edge technology with the highest degree of universality and...

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16/08/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMO Press release: The BA S03: 5-axis machining at SW

The aerospace industry considers simultaneous 5-axis machining state of the art. It is common practice in the machining of turbine buckets, impellors, bladed disks and ends. Increasingly, there are applications for this process also to be found in...

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16/08/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMO Press release: The EMAG VSC 7 Turning Center for workpieces of 340 mm diameter

The EMAG VSC 7 Turning Center, now also for workpieces of 340 mm diameter

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01/08/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMO Press release: The VL 3 Vertical Turning Center from EMAG

The standard vertical turning center for chucked components was – in appreciation of its high productivity rating, its outstanding precision and the minimal set-up times – received with great enthusiasm by large and small manufacturers and...

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20/04/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Advance notice for press: The BA 321 Twin-Spindle Horizontal Machining Center

A machine with rotary axis, compact in its design and still with the possibility to load cycle time-concurrent - that has been, till now, a contradiction in terms when talking about machining centers. But exactly that has been SW's in supplementing...

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20/04/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

VG 110 - for the vertical precision machining of small chucked components

The trend towards miniaturisation of components and the simultaneously growing demands for greater precision is unmistakable. It is for these applications that EMAG developed the modular VG 110.

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01/03/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Simultaneous internal and external grinding

Hollow shafts and similar components, on which the alignment of bore to external diameter must be of the highest precision, are being complete-machined, ready for assembly, on the HG 208 CD Center Drive Grinder. Examples of this type of work include...

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01/03/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Special purpose machining becomes flexible

Flexible and highly efficient: SW presents the modular, scaleable BM 1250 Manufacturing System

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01/03/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG redefines the top class of vertical turning machines

VLC 800 for the complete-machining of workpieces up to 800 mm diameter

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01/03/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

The BA S03 series of Vertical Machining Centers from SW

The BA S03 series of Vertical Machining Centers from SW

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01/03/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

VSC 400 DUO Vertical Multi-Tasking Production Center

VSC 400 DUO − the highly flexible twin-spindle production center for the machining of "round workpieces"

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01/03/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

Communication + PR at EMAG - The new guy is here

On 01.08.2006 Oliver Hagenlocher started as the new Manager Communication + PR at EMAG Holding GmbH. He succeeds Manfred Hekeler, who retired after many years with the EMAG Group. Herr Hagenlocher previously worked in the marketing department of...

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01/03/2007 - Oliver Hagenlocher

EMAG China

Since the EMAG Group?s representative office in Shanghai was opened in 2003 EMAG China has grown steadily. As early as November 2004 the office was upgraded, to become the marketing company EMAG Machine Tools (Taicang) Co. Ltd.

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