Taking off… No surprises when machining composites for aerospace and more

One-third of manufacturers say they will accelerate investments into automation tools, according to a recent survey. But how will this apply to the difficult business of machining composite materials? Here, Aaron Howcroft, global product manager at Sandvik Coromant explains how its own CoroDrill 863-O cutting tool could help manufacturers rethink their approach to machining composites – thanks to chemical vapor deposition (CVD) technology.

Stepping up in steel sustainability

We already know steel can be endlessly reused, helping to play a part in New Zealand achieving its climate change goals. Every year billions of dollars are spent worldwide on steel research and development. It’s no surprise then, that new technologies that are further helping the steel industry in the fight towards sustainability are presenting themselves.

Let’s get moving

Freight and supply chain issues are impacting throughout New Zealand. Nick Leggett, CEO, Ia Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand has his say one week before the Nov 5th announcement whether Auckland will remain at Level 4.