Design for Sustainability
Reactive maintenance and repair remain important optimisation topics. Run-to-failure may still be the better choice in some cases. However, new technologies can help to increase the first-time-fix rate.
Investing in a used lathe can be worthwhile. The purchase process should be carefully planned and the price well negotiated.
Complex geometries and filigree lightweight structures, this is where additive manufacturing can show its advantages.
A study by the smartphone manufacturer Fairphone shows that a sensible repair concept in combination with a modular product architecture can have a positive impact on the environmental balance.
In addition to control and machine manufacturers, tool manufacturers are increasingly offering digital solutions for process optimisation.
An international team of researchers has made a breakthrough in determining the carbon footprint of fossil fuels.
CAM manufacturer CNC Software is giving its customers a taste of version 2023 as part of a beta programme.
The demands on measuring equipment for medical applications are high. Heidenhain presents current solutions.
Is "predictive maintenance" a global future topic or a regional phenomenon?
phenomenon. An analysis of the global search volume at least casts doubt on the use of the term.