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05/03/2017 - Markus Isgro

VLC 200 GT from EMAG: New Custom-Fit Turning and Grinding Solution for the Machining of Automotive Gears

The production of a large volume of parts with extremely high quality has been a key feature in the production of automotive transmissions for decades. Developments in both the marketplace and technology, however, are continuing to change production at a very fast pace. For example, the number of gears needed for the production of our cars has been rising. This increase in quantity is pushing the...

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01/31/2017 - Markus Isgro

Modular System for Line Production: the VL Series from EMAG

Vertical production machines are EMAG's territory. It all began with the VSC series, which laid the foundation for the successful machine concept of the vertical pick-up turning center. This machine concept runs through nearly the entire product range of the manufacturer, and it takes on its latest form in the VL series.

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12/19/2016 - Markus Isgro

Pendulum grinding: the new EMAG technology shortens particulary complex grinding processes

For years, the focus of car designers has been the steering gear. The system hasbeen complemented by complex secondary drive systems. Drivers are now clamouring for steering systems with even more precision. In order to meet this demand, the production of associated components also changes – it has to become more efficient and more precise.This is especially truefor the most demanding components,...

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12/05/2016 - Markus Isgro

EMAG PECM radically shortens toolmaking processes

Many branches of the industry need highly challenging, complex tools for their mass production. These are often one-offs with precise shapes and contours, perfect for the precision electro-chemical machining process (PECM) from EMAG.

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11/16/2016 - Markus Isgro

EMAG Automation: Complete laser welding solutions for transmission manufacturing

In the automotive industry,  one trend has been consistent for years: Passenger vehicle transmissions are becoming smaller and lighter, although the number of speeds—and of toothed gear components—continue to increase. How does the entire assembly not become heavier?. The answer becomes obvious by taking a closer look at the individual components. A gearwheel, for example, consists of two...

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11/07/2016 - Markus Isgro

eldec Quality Control: Comprehensive Quality Assurance for Induction Hardening

More than ever, production planners in the automotive industry are pursuing zero-defect strategies—as much as possible considering the tremendous increase in the technical complexity of vehicles over the last few years. Consequently, requirements have become even stricter, resulting in even more sources of error in production. The frequent recalls we have seen in recent years have been evidence of...

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10/21/2016 - Markus Isgro

Modular Vertical Hobbing Machine VL 4 H – Designed with the Whole Process in Mind

Gears keep the world moving. They are found absolutely everywhere, in many different shapes and made from an extremely wide range of materials. From the tiniest, most delicate gears used by watchmakers, to gears with a diameter of 16 meters used in mines and the cement industry, where they drive gigantic mills and rotary kilns. Big or small, they all have one thing in common: they must satisfy the...

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10/17/2016 - Markus Isgro

Heat-shrink: the SFC 600 makes the manufacturing of camshafts noticeably more flexible

Composite camshafts are increasing in importance, as they decrease in weight, providing more opportunities for automotive manufacturers. The heat-shrink processachieves new levels of flexibility thanks to the new SFC 600 heat-shrink machine from EMAG.

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09/23/2016 - Markus Isgro

VMC MT Series: Universal solution for large chucked parts provides maximum flexibility and efficiency

The market for commercial vehicles has seen non-stop growth in recent years, especially in Europe. The industry association ACEA estimates that around 2.08 million new trucks, vans, and buses were approved in the EU in the past year. This represents growth of more than 12 percent on the previous year. Demand for heavy vehicles with more than 16 metric tons was especially high. For the...

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08/17/2016 - Markus Isgro

EMAG at the AMB: Expansion of the Modular Product Range

The success story of EMAG's modular machines continues at AMB. The modular machine concept was introduced by EMAG in 2011 and has turned into a favorite within the market. Starting with a focus on the development of vertical turning machines, in recent years, we have witnessed the integration of the EMAG Group’s full technology portfolio into this new machine model. Now, in addition to vertical...

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07/21/2016 - Markus Isgro

John Deere Honors EMAG with Supplier Award

During its International Supplier Meeting, John Deere as part of their “Achieving Excellence“ program, – presented EMAG with its prestigious “Partner-Level-Supplier Award“ for 2015. This Partner-Level status is the highest supplier rating that Deere & Company awards. It underlines the excellent working relationship between the two companies and the quality of the production machines EMAG Group has...

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07/12/2016 - Markus Isgro

VM 9 Turning Center: maximum flexibility in heavy-duty machining

Massive workpieces and small batch sizes – in wind energy plants, commercial vehicle production or the aircraft industry these extremes can clash. The VM 9 turning center from EMAG not only provides a productive solution to these industry sectors, but also has the functionality to be loaded and unloaded automatically or manually based on the customers’ demands.

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05/31/2016 - Markus Isgro

Aviation team at EMAG ECM develops customized Aero solutions

The key components for aircraft turbines are made of high-tensile, heat-resistant materials. For example, the blade integrated discs – high-pressure compressors inside the turbine – are made of nickel-based alloys that put a lot of strain on milling tools. The components aren’t the only thing feeling the heat, the competitive pressure the aircraft manufacturers are under is rising, with their...

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05/31/2016 - Markus Isgro

Modular vertical turning machines used by turning specialist Schneto AG

Schneto AG, located in idyllic Bennwil, near Basel, specializes in the production of turned parts up to 65 mm in diameter. The company has made a name for itself because of the outstanding quality of the parts it manufactures. Its output covers a broad range of parts, including parts for furniture making, for hydraulics and pneumatics, electrical equipment, automobiles and construction equipment.

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02/23/2016 - Markus Isgro

The all-rounder for highly flexible shaft machining

The “FAST 2025” study by the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) describes a trend towards suppliers within the automotive value-added chain. At the same time, shorter product cycles and an increasing range of models will change the car market, according to the authors. But what these changes mean for the production processes of suppliers and subcontractors can be seen through the...

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01/26/2016 - Markus Isgro

Impressive Technology from EMAG: Precise Electro-Chemical Machining (PECM) Replaces Engraving and Eroding

The packaging industry is a key example of the prevalent use of embossing and stamping dies. However, creating such embossing tools, with their delicate structure, to be durable against wearing during production is complex. It is easy to see how the traditional processes for manufacturing such dies can be costly. EMAG ECM offers a viable alternative, in the form of PECM, for the packaging and...

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10/02/2015 - Markus Isgro

How modular machines simplify production: EMAG at EMO 2015

Modular concepts are the star at EMAG booth B23 in hall 4 at EMO 2015 where modular machines will display their flexibility to be perfectly configured for a wide array of tasks. The newest modular automation system for fast and efficient linking to complete manufacturing systems as well as the new modular machine platform for processing large components will show not only how modularity simplifies...

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