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Press release, Rosenbauer/Motorex

The leading manufacturer of fire-fighting vehicles and equipment had observed oily contamination on its machine tools, which proved aggressive and almost impossible to remove from the material underneath. As experts at MOTOREX were able to determine, unwanted bacterial growth in previously used cooling lubricant from another manufacturer was responsible for the problem.

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Three configurations: Affolter gear hobbing machine AF160 offers ultimate versatility

Press release, Affolter Group


– Three different spindle configurations make the 8-axes CNC gear hobbing machine AF160 from the Swiss Affolter Group ( the most flexible machine on the market.
– The AF160 can produce a wide variety of gears and worm screws with a module of up to 2mm (DP 12.7) and is ideal for manufacturers in the automotive, aerospace, aircraft, gearbox, medical, and robotics industries.
– A quick change-over system, the automated part loader AF72 and the digital CNC Control Pegasus with integrated IoT facilitate fast and efficient manufacturing of both small series and high volumes.
– Visit Affolter and its US representative Rotec Tools Ltd at the Motion + Power technology trade show in Detroit, from October 17-19, 2023.

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Everything runs smoothly here


A report by REGO-FIX AG

In order to machine parts made of titanium, cobalt-chrome, and steel alloys with a high five-axis precision, the contract manufacturer Kreyenberg in Norderstedt primarily clamps small-diameter long protruding tools with the powRgrip® clamping system from REGO-FIX. This is the only way the tools run with sufficient precision to avoid breaking or premature wear.

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Up to 7000 production hours per year

Press Release, Peter Lehmann

Simple automation system enables vertical machining centers operate around the clock

pL LEHMANN, Swiss manufacturer of high-quality CNC rotary tables, introduces ROTOMATION – an automation solution for vertical machining centers that is easy to install and operate. The tool spindle as a transfer unit and a transferBox mounted on the edge of the machine table – ideally combined with a single or dual axis pL CNC rotary table: Making cost-effective, fully automated complete machining of small parts possible.

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