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Dry machining has conquered the field of gear manufacturing, as predicted. Cutting speeds are up to 5 times higher than those of wet machining 20 years ago. Photo: Klingelnberg

Manufacturers making increased use of dry machining and MQL
Manufacturers making increased use of dry machining and MQL
Manufacturers making increased use of dry machining and MQL

Should we continue with classic machining and coolant lubricants, or do dry machining and minimum quantity lubrication (MQL) represent viable alternatives? From a technology point of view, it is important to consider material properties and machine performance, but plant costs, energy and health asp...
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The shavings which are produced when machining using minimum quantity lubrication (MQL) are virtually residue-free and can be recycled directly.

Dry machining and MQL conquering more and more applications
Dry machining and MQL conquering more and more applications
Dry machining and MQL conquering more and more applications

Production managers in manufacturing often have to ask themselves: should we continue with conventional machining and coolant lubricants, or do dry machining or minimum quantity lubrication (MQL) represent viable alternatives? Several factors influence this decision. In Part 1 of this two-part serie...
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Astrophysicists Theo Steininger and Maksim Greiner are looking for new applications for artificial intelligence software that has already proven itself in the automotive industry. Photo: Erium

Metalworking inspired by the stars: Astrophysicists looking to optimise milling
Metalworking inspired by the stars: Astrophysicists looking to optimise...
Metalworking inspired by the stars: Astrophysicists looking to optimise milling

Recently, even astrophysicists have started taking an interest in EMO Hannover. Garching-based Dr. Theo Steininger and Dr. Maksim Greiner, former PhD students at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Garching, have developed Artificial Intelligence (AI) software that makes use of the latest s...
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