The AMB is one of the top international trade fairs for metalworking. heimatec, as one of the technology and quality leaders for high-precision static and driven precision tools for lathes and machining centres, will be presenting the latest products and technologies for productive turning and milling at this important industry meeting. heimatec will be presenting a completely new trade fair concept in Hall 3 at Stand 3A50.

On September 11, 2018 thyssenkrupp Schulte, a company of thyssenkrupp Materials Services, and the town of Rotenburg/Wümme (Lower Saxony) signed a purchase agreement for a 100,000 square meter plus industrial site.

Industrial furnaces in hardening processes usually need to stay functional for up to 30 years. Due to the high stress in the furnace, many system components - such as fan blades or pumps - can wear out and fail unexpectedly, which leads to unplanned downtimes of the systems.

After successful modernization of the 40-year-old aluminum cold rolling mill at the Slovenska Bistrica facility, the Slovenian aluminum producer Impol Group Slovenia has awarded the final acceptance to SMS group. The previously performed acceptance tests had proven that the rolled products are now fulfilling even stricter quality criteria.

Ethical sourcing of minerals has been under the spotlight for some time, following greater awareness of "conflict minerals" supply from politically unstable areas, in particular the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The term includes the trade of minerals used to finance armed groups, support corruption and money laundering, and support forced and child labour, among other issues.

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Quick and successful turnaround for an effective rolling process

Following the successful commissioning of the upgraded bar mill at its Basauri location, Spanish company SIDENOR ACEROS ESPECIALES, S.L. has issued the final acceptance certificate (FAC) to SMS group (www.sms-group.com).

SSAB Form Tube Plus – new precision steel tubes with superior properties

SSAB Form Tube Plus is a completely new family of precision steel tubes that provides a unique combination of bendability, dimensional accuracy and superior surface quality suitable for high-gloss painting and chrome plating.

Profiling aluminum vacuum brazing furnaces

Fluke Process Instruments provides a dedicated temperature profiler for aluminum vacuum brazing furnaces. The Datapaq Furnace Tracker system automatically generates CQI-9 and AMS 2750E reports.

Daehan Sinpyeong upgrades rolling mill with new quenching and HSD® lines

South-Korean Daehan Steel Co. Ltd. is modernizing a bar mill . The rolling mill in Daehan´s Sinpyeong works located in the Busan area is designed to produce 130 tons per hour of rebar in diameters from 16 to 32 millimeters up to grade SD 500.