Advanced 3D CAD software enables CERN’s Technology Department to accurately model the physical structure of complex magnets such as this quadrupole design. Image courtesy of CERN

Software optimises magnets for Cern's Large Hadron Collider

The Opera electromagnetic simulation software from Cobham Technical Services is helping scientists at Cern to design the magnets needed for the forthcoming upgrade of the Large

Mahr opens the door to its new facility

On 10 September Mahr officially opened its new facilities at its UK base in Milton Keynes. These include a fully equipped temperature controlled test and demonstration

Apprentices and new equipment fuelling heat treatment

Following news that manufacturing suffered its worst performance for 14 months a Dudley based heat treatment specialist is still committed to further investment in the training

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ESAB celebrates 110 years of welding and cutting

September 2014 marks the 110th anniversary of ESAB Welding & Cutting Products.

Brown & Holmes celebrates 75 years

Brown & Holmes is celebrating 75 years as a designer and manufacturer of workholding solutions.  During its three quarters of a century of trading, the firm has survived

Product News

CADCAM for tube work speeds and simplifies

A new version of the TubeWorks tube bending CAD/CAM software now provides tubular metal fabricators with pre-production tools for laser cutting and tube bending.

Launch of a DMLS system for jewellery production

Cooksongold, part of the Heimerle + Meule Group, together with strategic partner EOS, a leader in additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, has announced the launch of the Precious M 080 Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) system at the Hong Kong Jewellery and Gem Fair 2014.

Open Mind shows new hyperMill version

Open Mind Technologies will be showing the new 2014.2 version of its hyperMILL CAM at the Advanced Engineering UK exhibition 11 - 12 November at the NEC Birmingham. The new version includes the CAD new solids version of hyperCAD-S, and the hyperMAXX high-performance cutting module.

Inspection for large and dense parts

The XT H 450 from Nikon Metrology has been designed for measurement, non-destructive testing and inspection, especially of turbine blades and cast metal parts.

Kasto’s new warehouse management software

To complement its range of storage systems and controls, Kasto has upgraded its warehouse management software from KASTOlvr to KASTOlogic and has improved its functionality.