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Elaborate pocket milling on an Emco machining centre. At METAV digital, interested visitors will be able to pick up extensive expert knowledge on machining processes and machine tools.

Open community driving machine tool industry forwards: umati at METAV digital
Open community driving machine tool industry forwards: umati at...
Open community driving machine tool industry forwards: umati at METAV digital

'umati' allows machines from different manufacturers to be linked – securely, simply and smoothly – to customers' own digital solutions. Based on OPC UA as the "global language of production", it considerably simplifies the connection of machine tools to production-related IT systems. The alliance (...
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The EMCONNECT digital process assistant provides connectivity for optimal workflows and increased productivity. Photo: EMCO GmbH

Focus on Automation
Focus on Automation
Focus on Automation

The main focus at METAV digital, the industry event for production technology from 23 to 26 March 2021, will be on precision tools and processing machines. Besides machining technologies, the spotlight will also be on automation solutions designed to raise the efficiency levels in production.
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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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