Home to one of the nation’s first cross-industry 5G testbeds on it research campus in Upstate New York, GE Research, the technology development arm of the General Electric Company (GE), officially launched two projects as part of the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DOD) recently announced $600 million 5G initiative.
The NSK plant in Munderkingen, Germany, specialises in manufacturing the company’s full range of double row ball bearings, around 30% of which carry the NWG (Neuweg) branding. Double row ball bearings find their way into all kinds of industrial applications, everything from motorcycles and vacuum pumps, through to surgical power tools and film-making equipment.
At this year's CIMT in Beijing, DMG MORI will be presenting holistic automation solutions, technology excellence and sustainable digitization of machine tool manufacturing, as well as two China premieres from a total of nine exhibits.
The new engineering software clipx Engineer from Phoenix Contact makes it possible to plan and procure terminal strips, assembled mounting plates, and junction boxes efficiently and to seamlessly transfer the data to production.
Unaware that rod mill chocks had been fitted with the incorrect spacers, maintenance technicians at the plant of a steel manufacturer were facing regular bearing failures and the need to source high-cost urgent replacements. However, the intervention of NSK – via best-practice training sessions – soon resolved the issue, delivering impressive annual savings of €46,190.