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Blog & Technical Papers

The VDW’s employees are experts in their respective specialist fields and contribute their know-how to a multiplicity of national and international contexts where they provide information on ongoing trends, news and interesting events at irregular intervals. Specialist articles published in connection with our trade fairs, the METAV and the EMO Hannover, in particular, will give you some soundly based insights into what’s happening in and around the German machine tool industry.

Citizen coolant hoses

Medical Area at the METAV 2018: customised solutions for curative competence
Medical Area at the METAV 2018: customised solutions for...
Medical Area at the METAV 2018: customised solutions for curative competence

According to experts, “only the best of the best” in terms of machine tools qualify for use in the medical technology sector. From the viewpoint of a long-standing exhibitor at the Medical Area, the Citizen company elucidates how this is achieved even for highly complex 3D parts by a vastly experien...
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Renishaw Radtraeger Formula Rennwagen

Holistic, bionic and disruptive – Additive Manufacturing Area at the METAV 2018 is ideally suited for networking
Holistic, bionic and disruptive – Additive Manufacturing Area at...
Holistic, bionic and disruptive – Additive Manufacturing Area at the METAV 2018 is ideally...

Components produced by additive manufacturing (AM) are ideally created using processes designed specifically for 3D printing throughout. Under these conditions, generative processes may usefully complement or supersede existing technologies. The current state of affairs is described as follows by on...
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Römheld Spanntechnik

METAV 2018: intelligent clamping systems are on the advance
METAV 2018: intelligent clamping systems are on the advance
METAV 2018: intelligent clamping systems are on the advance

Automation and digital transformation are inspiring all sections of the METAV 2018: this applies particularly to the Moulding Area, which will be supporting die and mould making manufacturers in identifying the right machinery for their plants, and the VDMA’s Clamping Technology Forum. Römheld’s Man...
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