Siemens is presenting ready-to-use digital applications for the metal-forming and additive manufacturing industries at FABTECH 2019, enabling companies of all sizes to improve availability, performance and efficiency of their machines. These applications address some of the most pressing challenges these industries are facing such as advanced data analytics of their production in real-time.
For aerospace shops struggling with holemaking and milling operations in hybrid stacked materials, the new JC899 Hybrid Stack finisher and JC898 rougher from Seco Tools are ideal solutions. The finisher, JC899, features a patented two-in-one geometry that eliminates problems with delamination and fiber pulling out when working with stacked materials such as carbon fibre reinforced polymer (CFRP) combined with titanium/aluminum. Together with the JC898 rougher, the JC899 finisher offers three to six times more tool life over conventional drill/reamer combinations and generates pollution-free holes and side walls with perfect surface finishes to deliver up to 300 percent greater process efficiency.
While the new 5G technology is at the first stages of rollout, Rohde & Schwarz, the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institute, HHI and the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF are taking a step further with demonstrations in the terahertz (THz) frequency band, related to the 6th generation wireless mobile communication (6G). The collaboration has resulted in a wireless transmit and receive system operating between 270 and 320 GHz, with further frequency extensions for potential 6G bands already in preparation.
The Global Certification Forum GCF and PTCRB certification organization have accepted first test case validations in various FR1 and LTE band combinations using the new 5G RF conformance test system R&S "TS8980FTA-3A" from Rohde & Schwarz. The solution is the latest version of a successful family of RF conformance test systems and the only one in the market supporting mobile technologies all the way from 2G to 5G on one platform.
Ixxat SG-gateways enable data exchange between IEC61850 or IEC60870-5-104 based energy networks and common fieldbus and Industrial Ethernet systems. HMS Networks now introduces new functions, including Mediabreaker functionality and support for IEC60870-5-101, DNP3, OPC-UA and MQTT. The user management has also been improved and a version with Ethernet switch is available.
FPT Industrial, the CNH Industrial brand dedicated to the design, production and sale of
powertrains for on and off-road vehicles, marine and power generation applications, is celebrating the successful role that its high-quality engine technologies played in achieving
those two awards at the 2019 edition of Tractor of the Year (TOTY).
Vacuum specialist Schmalz presents numerous solutions for the automated handling of delicate electronic components, for example gripping systems that reliably protect delicate components against electrostatic discharge.