A manufacturing execution system (MES) gives you an opportunity to improve operations with more efficient processes. Epicor Mattec MES can help your manufacturing business improve productivity, revenue, and margins, and reduce downtime, scrap, and costs.
How to Choose the Right Metalworking Fluid for a Padded Reaming Job Padded reamers are often used in the manufacturing of engine valve guides and crankbores as one of the last steps before engine assembly. Not using the proper fluid for the job can cause problems. Quaker's Metalworking Lead Product Manager Scott Pardel explains why choosing the right fluid is crucial to producing a smooth surface finish. Full Article
Automation: The Roadmap to Lights-Out Manufacturing Even after years of operating lean, HIROTEC AMERICA took a deep look at their internal processes and pinpointed specific tasks within the plant that yielded inefficiencies. By smashing conventional thinking, they used advanced technologies including a self-driving vehicle and a manipulator to drastically improve production and efficiency, and to strive toward their goal of lights-out manufacturing. Full Article
The VGM Series of CNC machining centers from Komo Machine, Inc. has been developed specifically for the customer who requires a heavy-duty machine ideal for all metalworking applications. These machines feature a moving gantry and from one to four tool changers for a total capacity of 60 tools.
Automation comes to your production line with Somex brand deep hole drilling units from Suhner. Holes up to 12mm with depths up to 100x the diameter. Fully programmable for automotive and other high-production lines.
Multi-metal, high performance metalworking fluid QUAKERCOOL® 8013 provides superior surface finish in critical machining applications. It is highly fortified with water-soluble lubricity and EP additives making it capable of performing equal to heavy-duty soluble oils. QUAKERCOOL® 8013 is Boron free, offers excellent cleanability, oil rejection, bio-stability and has superior foam control in various water conditions.
Stop electronic downtime due to heat, dirt, and moisture! EXAIR's low cost Cabinet Coolers produce 20°F air from an ordinary supply of compressed air to cool electrical controls. UL Listed and CE compliant Cabinet Coolers maintain NEMA 4, 4X and 12 integrity.