IMTS 2018

The biennial International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) is the largest and longest-running manufacturing technology trade show in the United States. Taking place in even-numbered years in September at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, the show is a blend of the here-and-now and the what’s-to-come in terms of manufacturing technology. At last count, it covered more than 1.3 million square feet of exhibition space and included more than 2,400 exhibiting companies. This Zone includes a comprehensive collection of information about products displayed at IMTS most relevant to moldmakers as well as a variety of other news and events pertaining to the show. 
Product

Cutting Tools Resist Heat, Hold Size

With so much happening in a busy show year between NPE2018, Amerimold 2018 and IMTS 2018, MoldMaking Technology is revisiting some of the technology that was on display. In case you missed it: At IMTS 2018, Crystallume had its Demon line of cutting tools, which is designed for extended cuts in difficult materials. 
News

Fraunhofer, Ericsson and GF Machining Join Forces

Fraunhofer, Ericsson and GF Machining Solutions have combined expertise in telecommunications and manufacturing to create a real-time process monitoring solution based on 5G technology to communicate with sensors and machines to reduce errors in jet engines milling production.
Product

EDM Drill Provides High Production, Unattended Operation

With so much happening in a busy show year between NPE2018, Amerimold 2018 and IMTS 2018, MoldMaking Technology is revisiting some of the technology that was on display. In case you missed it: Current EDM Inc. had its FT300 five-axis CNC EDM drilling machine at IMTS 2018. It features the Siemens 840Dsl control.



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