September 2018

ROEMHELD presents at the AMB for the first time a sensory machine vice for high process reliability and production monitoring in real time

By | September 19th, 2018|Uncategorised|

"HILMA Process Control": an intuitive app for sensory clamping elements The ROEMHELD Group has developed the HPC machine vice with intelligent sensors for safe clamping of workpieces on machine tools and real-time production monitoring. The vice can be operated intuitively via an associated app. The clamping technology specialist is now presenting the recently completed prototype at the AMB. The HPC machine vice is the second ROEMHELD clamping element with integrated sensors after a sensory swing clamp presented in 2017. The group’s goal is to develop Industry 4.0 compatible clamping elements [...]


By | September 19th, 2018|Uncategorised|

Group Rhodes, a specialist in bespoke composite and metal forming machinery, will be showcasing its expertise in these technologies at the Advanced Engineering Show (NEC, Birmingham 31 Oct – 1 Nov, Stand M101). The company is a market leader in the field of superplastic forming (SPF) and diffusion bonding (DB), having designed, manufactured and installed titanium and aluminium forming cells for leading aerospace and automotive manufacturers worldwide. Group Rhodes’ composite machinery is used to produce structural components for production road cars as well as flight critical components for a variety [...]

AP&T’s servo hydraulic press setting a new standard for hydraulic presses — more energy efficient, quicker and easier to maintain

By | September 12th, 2018|Uncategorised|

With the introduction of its unique servo hydraulic press, AP&T has set a new standard in the industry. Short cycle times, high precision, low energy consumption and minimum need for maintenance make this option hard to beat — not only compared to conventional hydraulic presses, but in many cases also compared to servo mechanical presses.  AP&T’s servo hydraulic press is not only quicker and more energy efficient than conventional hydraulic presses, it is also a powerful alternative to servo mechanical presses. Several innovative technical solutions have helped AP&T’s [...]

Joint venture company promotes high-temperature magnetic clamping

By | September 6th, 2018|Uncategorised|

Applications extended from plastic injection moulding and rubber pressing to electromobility, wind farms, 3D printing, robotics and Industry 4.0 The Hilma division of German workholding specialist, Roemheld, has entered into a 50:50 joint venture (JV) with long-term co-operation partner, Rivi Magnetics, Sassuolo, Italy. The JV company, Roemheld Rivi GmbH based in Hilchenbach, Germany, intends to leverage both partners' expertise to develop new applications for magnetic clamping technology and penetrate global markets more comprehensively. A joint venture company, Roemheld Rivi GmbH, has been formed to expand the co-operation partners' magnetic [...]