Automation delivers five-fold increase in productivity

Automation delivers five-fold increase in productivity

Faced with increased international competition and a steep drop in mining construction, Doyalson-based Kmar Engineering sought to automate its structural steel coping process. As a result, the company achieved a 500-percent increase in production, better finishes and dimensional tolerances, and the ability to produce a wider range of profiles, including pipe work. Located in Doyalson […]

PowerMILL chosen for new additive/subtractive service from Star Prototype

PowerMILL chosen for new additive/subtractive service from Star Prototype

  Delcam’s PowerMILL CAM software has been chosen for a new service from Star Prototype that combines additive and subtractive manufacturing. The new service, which Star Prototype calls AddSub Manufacturing, combines metal 3D printing and five-axis CNC machining to deliver quickly complex, low-volume components that would previously have required the input of two separate bureaux. […]