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Delcam Offers Weta Workshop Fantastic Software for Fantastic Projects

POSTED: 06/17/2015

Many users of Delcam software claim to be able to produce anything that their customers’ need. However, very few face customers with projects as imaginative, or as demanding, as design and effects company, Weta Workshop. Weta Workshop is a five times Oscar-winning company that operates out of Wellington, New Zealand.  Best

Delcam’s 35,000th Customer Uses Robots for Composite Machining

POSTED: 06/17/2015

Delcam is pleased to announce that Southern Spars, a New Zealand-based company specialising in the design and construction of spars and rigging for high-performance yachts, has recently become the 35,000th customer to purchase its CADCAM software.  Southern Spars has acquired Delcam’s PowerMILL CAM system to program robots for the finish machining

Delcam Software Used for Sculpting by Robot

POSTED: 06/17/2015

Garner Holt Productions of San Bernardino, California, is the world’s largest manufacturer of animatronics, special effects and show action equipment for theme parks, restaurants and other public places all over the globe.  In the past, it took an army of designers and sculptors months to produce some of the incredible

Delcam Helps CNC Polystyrene to Make its Customers Smile

POSTED: 06/17/2015

"With Delcam’s PowerMILL Robot, we make some fantastic stuff,” claims Derek Gibb, Production Manager at CNC Polystyrene.  "It’s always nice to see the smile on the customer’s face.”  To see some examples, please go to www.delcam.tv/cnc-polystyrene. CNC Polystyrene makes large-scale models for scenery, in-store displays and special events, in lots of

Delcam’s PowerMILL Robot Makes Special Effects Extra Special

POSTED: 06/17/2015

A combination of Autodesk’s Maya design software, Delcam’s PowerMILL Robot programming system and a KUKA robot allows special effects company, Artem, to bring amazing projects to life.  A video showing the process used is on Delcam.TV. Artem provides special effects of all types from giant puppets to small film props from

High Speed Drilling for High End Engines

POSTED: 04/20/2015

ES 1000 ER multi-purpose pneumatic high speed turbine spindle used in Formula 1 production. An Austrian engine manufacturer needed a solution for a special application: A heat resistant material ring for a Formula 1 engine needed to be drilled with a 0,03” drill, recommended turning speed was 100,000 rpm. The engine

Simple Solutions for Multi-carriage Tracks

POSTED: 02/09/2015

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Pilz automation system PSS 4000 Monitors Fire Protection System

POSTED: 01/27/2015

Hackensches Quartier, in Berlin, Germany, opted for the Pilz automation system PSS 4000 to monitor their fire protection system.  The building complex spans 44,000 square meters with the industry-proven PSS 4000 monitoring the fire protection system, ensuring that smoke extraction concepts that are triggered will work reliably, thus providing safety

Robotic Submerged Arc Welding

POSTED: 07/02/2009

INDUSTRY Cast Iron Pipe PROJECT NAME Thrust Collars PARTS Ductile Iron Pipe CUSTOMER BENEFITS Automates the subarc welding process Adapts weld program to part variations Controls all aspects of the production cycle Improves product quality and consistency Tracks service and maintenance requirements SYSTEM OVERVIEW The welding cell

Deployment of Robots Within Insert Molding Workcells Results in Dramatic Improvements

POSTED: 04/29/2009

Every year products are being made smaller and smaller and tolerances become tighter and tighter. And when you add the need to meet strict safety-code requirements, it becomes a formula for finding new ways to

Plastic Bearings Offer Major Cost Savings

POSTED: 04/24/2009

Plastic bearings replace bronze in camera jibs for the film industry EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – April 24, 2009 – EZ FX uses iglide® plastic plain bearings from igus® on its camera jibs for the

Robotic Welding at LB Steel/Coburn Steel Products Improves Quality and Productivity

POSTED: 08/20/2008

Many fab shops in the U.S. are getting pounded by foreign competition, but LB Steel, LLC/Coburn Steel Products is successfully fighting back -- thanks in part to robotic welding. 

Easy Does It: Robotic Packing and Palletizing of Lightbulbs

POSTED: 06/01/2008

Problem: A lightbulb manufacturer faced intense pressure to produce high-quality, reliable products while keeping consumer costs low. In this extremely competitive market, this manufacturer needed to maintain production uptime, improve reliability and minimize product damage.  To meet

Custom Injection Molder Chooses Zero-Backlash Robots

POSTED: 04/22/2008

When Triple S evaluated robots for future expansion of automated cells in their factories, they selected a robot as much for what it doesn't do as for what it does do. No backlash. 'If a robot over-accelerates between positions, when it stops it has to 'find itself' which causes it to


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