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Perfecting the Finish-Machining of Turbocharger Shafts

10/14/2019 - Markus Isgro

EMAG Production System: Perfecting the Finish-Machining of Turbocharger Shafts

The production of turbochargers is one of the most demanding tasks in automotive engineering: High-strength materials, precise geometric requirements, large quantities and price pressure are key challenges for OEMs and suppliers. The continual pressure to downsize in the automotive industry, paired with the increased demand for high performance parts, with smaller displacement, is putting...

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VT series: 4-Axis machining of transmission shafts

09/09/2019 - Markus Isgro

Vertical turning center for shafts: 4-axis machining of rotor shafts, transmission shafts and more

The VT 200 shaft turning center delivers top performance in high-volume series shaft production.

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VMC 450-5 MT turning/milling center – Tool magazine with up to 80 tool posts

08/29/2019 - Markus Isgro

VMC 450-5 MT Turning/Milling Center – Five Axes for Dramatically Shorter Machining Processes in the Production of Large Parts

Large components and complex geometries—in heavy machining, this combination is far from rare and is always synonymous with a high expenditure of time and rising costs. A primary reason for this is that the variety of machining processes required, from turning to gear cutting, are typically performed on different machines that are not completely linked with one another. Additionally, the variety...

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LC 4-2 laser cleaning machine from EMAG LaserTec

08/23/2019 - Markus Isgro

Laser Cleaning Machine of EMAG LaserTec: LC 4-2 Laser Cleaning Machine for implementation in Manufacturing Lines or as a Standalone Machine

EMAG LaserTec is known first and foremost for highly productive laser welding systems. The focus is indeed on the word “system”: In addition to the actual welding process, steps that occur upstream or downstream of the welding are frequently integrated as well. Proper cleaning of the workpieces prior to welding is an important process step, as this determines the resulting quality. Impurities from...

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The PI 800 ECM / PECM machine offers the user a choice of two modules.

08/20/2019 - Markus Isgro

PI 800—Modular ECM / PECM Machine: Completing complex machining tasks very efficiently with an electrochemical process

Anyone who has had a closer look at the ECM process knows that it is an innovative technology. In order to make manufacturing with PECM even more accessible, EMAG ECM, headquartered in Gaildorf, near Schwäbisch Hall in Germany, has developed a new machine—the PI 800—which boasts a modular and compact design.

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MIND-L 1000 hardening machine from EMAG eldec

08/12/2019 - Markus Isgro

The new MIND-L 1000 from EMAG eldec: Lower cost of investment and increased productivity in induction hardening

Precisely timed cycles, extremely accurate heating patterns and perfect integration in the production process—the advantages that induction hardening provides propel the implementation of the process in many application areas in the automotive industry: An increasing number of drive train, steering, transmission and engine components are induction hardened. Against this background, the newly...

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08/07/2019 - Markus Isgro

New DUO Machine for Series Production: The VL 5 DUO from EMAG delivers a boost to the Production of Powertrain Components up to 250 mm

The success story of DUO machines from the EMAG Modular Solutions product family keeps on going. At the EMO in Hanover, EMAG will present the latest expansion stage of the DUO series, the VL 5 DUO. What can users expect from the new machine? In a nutshell: Everything is getting bigger!

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VL 1 TWIN turning center—Pick-up spindles

08/06/2019 - Markus Isgro

EMO 2019 – Complete Production Solutions with the VL 1 TWIN: Massively reduce unit costs for planetary and bevel gears

Cost pressure, high quality requirements and demand for huge output volumes—extremes collide in automotive transmission manufacturing. While meeting these demands, production quantities will also projected to continue to rise in the coming years. The authors of the current “Shell Pkw-Szenarien” (Shell Automotive Scenarios) estimate that the global car fleet could more than double to 2.5 billion...

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EMO 2019—Themed areas with concrete manufacturing solutions

07/02/2019 - Markus Isgro

EMAG at the EMO 2019 in Hanover: The Sequel to a Successful Event Concept

What does the automotive future hold? This question is one way you could briefly summarize the motto of the EMAG Group's 2019 Technology Forum held at its headquarters this May.

The technology forum is traditionally held in the same year as the EMO trade show and offers visitors a preview of what EMAG will present at the EMO. This year, the event provided visitors with a comprehensive outlook on...

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E-mobility—Test drives at the EMAG Technology Forum

05/29/2019 - Markus Isgro

Experts advised about the revolution in the automotive industry

Buzzwords such as “e-mobility,” “autonomous driving” and “big data” outline a fundamental shift in the global automotive industry that comes with far-reaching changes to production—constituting a major challenge for the underlying mechanical engineering. Due to these changes, the “digital and electric revolution” naturally became a focus of this year’s EMAG Technology Forum held in May. “What do...

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EMAG receives the “Axia Best Managed Companies Award”

05/20/2019

EMAG wins the “Axia Best Managed Companies Award”

Strategic vision, capacity to innovate, sustainable management culture and good corporate governance—the “Axia Best Managed Companies Award” sets expectations high for participating businesses. This year, the organizers from the consulting firm Deloitte, the German weekly business news magazine “WirtschaftsWoche” and the Federation of German Industries (BDI) have awarded the distinction to the...

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04/29/2019 - Markus Isgro

2019 EMAG Technology Forum: Solutions for Tomorrow’s Smart Car Production

Digitalization and e-mobility—just one of these megatrends would already be enough to unleash massive transformations in the manufacturing and machinery industries. But when both occur at the same time, what should change and how should businesses prepare? These questions will be the main focus of the 2019 EMAG Technology Forum to be held on May 15 and 16 in Salach, Germany. The event takes a...

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VLC 200 GT turning/grinding center – easier and quicker access

04/02/2019 - EMAG GmbH & Co. KG

VLC 200 GT from EMAG: Combining technologies to machine state-of-the-art transmission components

It is no secret that e-mobility is a growing market. A current study by the consulting firm Strategy Analytics, predicts the production output of “electric vehicles” will increase to 25% of the global market by 2025. It should be noted that the study uses “electric” as an umbrella term that covers all aspects of e-mobility, i.e. hybrids, fuel cell drives, and pure electric vehicles, and that the...

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EMAG LaserTec

02/06/2019 - Markus Isgro

EMAG Automation becomes EMAG LaserTec: Driving laser welding and joining technology with a new name

EMAG laser welding technology has been an impressive success story for years: The system ensures efficient light construction and lower component costs in the manufacture of numerous vehicle components. The relevant turnkey production systems are made at EMAG’s site in Heubach near Schwäbisch Gmünd – under a new name: As of January, the technology company that used to be known as “EMAG...

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