5. DVS-TV News 2016

Hypertherm, Goldschmidt, Eckelmann, IIW, DVS, TWI

These are the topics for today:

EDGE Connect CNC now available from Hypertherm

Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser and waterjet cutting systems, is shipping a new CNC platform called EDGE Connect. This next-generation CNC contains a number of enhancements for operator ease of use, reliability and customisable performance. The new features include the newest version of Hypertherm’s Phoenix software coupled with SureCut technology for ease of use and consistent performance for cutting applications.

Goldschmidt Thermit Group expands in Scandinavia

The Goldschmidt Thermit Group based in Leipzig, Germany is expanding in Scandinavia. The global leader for continuous joint welding and the maintenance and repair of rail systems has acquired the Swedish company SRS Sjölanders. The company is a global technology leader in the field of vehicles designed to run on rails and the road.

New General Manager for Eckelmann Beijing

The systems and solutions provider for machine automation Eckelmann has appointed Huang Weiming as the new General Manager of the subsidiary Eckelmann Industrial Automation Technologies in Beijing.

IIW Reference Catalogue ISO 5817 available as an app

The IIW Reference Catalogue ISO 5817 is available as an app installed on a tablet. The International Standard ISO 5817: 2003 „Welding; Fusion-welded joints in steel, nickel, titanium and their alloys, beam welding excluded, Quality levels for imperfections“ lists the quality requirements for the production of arc-welded steel joints.

DVS study – Situation of joining technology in wind turbine construction

The Research Association on Welding and Allied Processes of DVS has completed a study on the „Situation of joining technology in wind turbine construction“. The investigation was centred on the construction of offshore wind turbines with regard to the complete value added chain.

SurFlow: Integrated data transfer through composites from TWI

A breakthrough at TWI has led to the creation of data transfer technology which can be seamlessly incorporated into composite materials to create a high-capacity, resilient data transfer network. Through a patented process, SurFlow transmits data in the form of electromagnetic waves which travel through composite parts.