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Schuler to Modernize Nine Tryout Presses for Audi in Germany
In addition to a complete retrofit of their electrical and hydraulic systems, including the sealing of all cylinders and various mechanical overhauls, the nine lines, with press forces of 1,200 to 2,100 mtons, also will be fitted with new safety technology. Work is due to begin in mid-2015.
Besides its own brand, Audi’s Toolmaking department also supplies other brands of the Volkswagen Group with forming dies and equipment for car-body manufacturing.
For more on Schuler’s press capabilities, visit www.schulergroup.com.
Miro Tool and Manufacturing Adds CO2 Laser
“Our new laser will not only help us directly in fabrication, but also in the many projects we process involving a cross-pollination of the manufacturing services Miro offers,” says Jeff Brown, Miro president.
This eX-series model is the fifth generation in a line of 2D Mitsubishi lasers. The laser reportedly combines ease of operability, high-speed lens movement, upgradable automation and the company’s patented resonator design to deliver high cutting power per watt available.
For more on Miro’s capabilities, visit www.miro-tool.com.
Sherex Fastening Solutions' Akron Facility Earns ISO 9001:2008, AS 9100 Certs.
These certifications cover the design, manufacturing and distribution of fasteners specifically engineered to meet the demands of the Military Standard (MS) and National Aerospace Standard (NAS). In addition to offering a complete line of MS and NAS parts, the Akron facility offers expanded capabilities in prototyping, research and development, and production of small-lot quantities.
For more, visit www.sherex.com.