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.
Sometimes you need the power of the workshop with you, on site. So, when looking for a power solution for his small quarry operation producing quality sand for New Zealand infrastructure, Gary Tetzlaff, director of Mercer Sands, went on the recommendation of his electrician and hired a Cat generator.
Kaeser Compressors has assisted radiator specialist Trevor French Radiators in reducing its electricity costs by 50%. This has been achieved by replacing an ageing compressor with an energy efficient all-in-one compressed air station.
Welding safely includes adequate filtration of harmful fumes – let a new space saving filter improve your workshop.
The welding industry is booming, but there is one problem – a shortage of skilled welders in New Zealand. The solution: providing information and education. And the good news is that there are plenty of providers out there to help train new staff and up skill others. Industry training organisation Competenz spoke to NZEN about some of the challenges the sector faces and how they can help.
Recent trends in the global process automation market are characterised by various fund raising initiatives by prominent industry participants.
Even with everything that is now known about the dangers of welding fume, only 20% of Australian and New Zealand welders answered ‘Yes’ to AWS’s survey when they were asked if they felt protected from welding fume at work.
Windsor Engineering Group embraces kiwi ingenuity to provide proven designed equipment and services to solve your problems.
Vortex supply quality dust extraction systems in NZ and Australia.
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