Introducing the EMCOTURN E25

The E25 CNC lathe machine has a 1 inch or 25mm bar diameter capacity and is available with either Fanuc or Siemens control.

TaylorMade golf is using 3D Printing to aid aesthetics

For over 40 years, TaylorMade has designed some of the best performing golf products in the world. From beginners looking to improve their game, to PGA Tour professionals like Tiger Woods seeking that extra edge, TaylorMade is driven by product innovation to make all golfers better. Designing a new club starts with brainstorming various technical innovations…

Everything you need from a compact waterjet system

THE IDEAL WORKSHOP SOLUTION Speed up production and cut most materials including Titanium, Aluminium, Steel or even Carbon Fibre in seconds! The iCUTwater SMART is the first choice for smaller workspaces, workshops, and educational institutions. Our goal was to produce a compact and inexpensive water jet system, which requires minimal effort to set up, maintain...

Phoenix GmbH harnesses 3D scanning & 3D printing to develop ‘contactless’ foot orthosis development process

Engineering services company Phoenix GmbH & Co. KG has harnessed 3D scanning and 3D printing equipment to develop a children’s foot orthosis for a German clinic. The unnamed clinic commissioned Phoenix to design and produce the orthotic product in a bid to reduce the orthopaedist’s workload and increase the patient’s comfort. Working together, a Thor3D…

PEDOT coating turns bricks into super capacitors

A conductive coating of PEDOT has been applied to samples of red bricks to convert them into a form of supercapacitor. Red brick device developed by chemists at Washington University in St. Louis lights up a green light-emitting diode. The photo shows the core-shell architecture of a nanofibrillar PEDOT-coated brick electrode (Image: D’Arcy laboratory, Department…

LABOUR LEADER SIR KEIR STARMER VISITS £20M R&D FACILITY IN NORTH WALES TO SEE FUTURE OF ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said the future of advanced manufacturing in the UK hinges on investment in applied research, during a visit to the Welsh Government’s £20m R&D facility in North Wales run by the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC). Sir Keir toured the facility –next door to the Airbus wing...

See how our innovative machinery is helping with advances in the medial industry.

RELIABLE PARTNERS IN A DYNAMIC INDUSTRY DOWNLOAD BROCHUREThe demands of medical technology on machining production technologies have developed as dynamically as the industry: it is necessary to meet the increasing complexity and individualization of products while at the same time meeting high price pressure and high safety and quality requirements. EMCO is represented with its...

The latest 3D printing efforts against Covid-19

As many of us adjust to new routines and take extra precautions to look after the heath and wellbeing of our families and colleagues, we are all too familiar with the escalating nature of the coronavirus crisis. The additive manufacturing (AM) sector is an interesting place to be amidst this pandemic. As governments and medical professionals call out...

Cut Aluminium, Marble, Plastic, Brass and Steel easy! Introducing the NEW Compact Smart Waterjet Cutter

iCUTwater SMART The iCUTwater SMART is the first choice for smaller workshops and workspaces. Our goal was to create a water jet system which is compact, requires as little effort as possible to set up, maintain and operate, all at a very attractive price point. The machine can be connected to a regular 16 A...

SMALL VOLUME. GREAT PERFORMANCE. CNC machining for the smallest of workplaces

Introducing the Concept Turn 105 The PC-controlled 2-axis turning machine with table format not only easily fulfils all basic requirements for technical education and training but, also manifests the finest technology for industrial turning applications as well. All precision components of the Concept TURN 105 such as headstock, slide, tool system, and tailstock are installed...

CNC machining for the smallest of workplaces Introducing the EMCOMILL E350

3 axes CNC milling machines for the machining of small to medium lot sizes EMCOMILL E350 with a travel in X of 350 mm: the answer to challenging CNC milling for small to medium lot sizes at a very attractive price-performance ratio. With a fixed, 20-station tool magazine, tool changer with dual-gripper arm, a mechanical...

GENERATION 3 HYPERTURN 45: A REDESIGN FOR MORE SPACE AND FLEXIBILITY

The machine base and the slide geometry of the HYPERTURN 45 have been redesigned to enlarge the working space and accommodate a wider turret clearance to allow the integration of a 16-station tool turret and a larger Y-axis stroke of +/- 40mm. The machine remains compact, and the 72° slant bed perfectly supports the ergonomic…

How 3D printing companies are responding to the coronavirus crisis

“Now more than ever we must contribute with our technology for the benefit of the most vulnerable”. A number of 3D printing companies are believed be amongst the 1,400 businesses pledging their support to the UK Government to produce parts for ventilator equipment. As I sit at my makeshift desk, waving to my team mates over Skype…

Government calls on manufacturers to help make NHS ventilators

Amid growing concerns over the shortage of critical equipment required to treat some Coronavirus patients, the government is asking whether UK manufacturers can turn their hands to the production and assembly of ventilators. The government has called on UK manufacturers to help meet the demand for critical medical equipment Image: Kiryl Lis via stock.adobe.com With…

Formlabs launch new tougher Tough 1500 resin

Formlabs have launched a new resin in its range of ‘tough resins’ – joining the new existing materials already there (named Tough and Durable). The new Tough 1500 resin is intended to produces parts that are both stiff and pliable with a decent resistance to cyclic loading – whether that’s connectors and fixtures or just…

Teenage Engineering offers up 3D printing hacks for IKEA collection

3D printable hacks from Teenage Engineering. Swedish product design company Teenage Engineering is enabling customers to 3D print design hacks for its modular lights and speakers collection designed for IKEA. The company, known for creating quirky audio products such as synthesisers and speakers, has published the 3D CAD files for a number of add-ons to the frekvenscollection, which can be…

Come and see us at MACH 2020 NEC Birmingham 20-24 April

MACH 2020 IS THE UK’S BIGGEST EVENT FOR INSPIRING, INNOVATING AND CONNECTING MANUFACTURING AND EMCO WILL BE THERE.  COME AND SEE US ON STAND NUMBER: 18-612 THIS WILL BE THE EVENT TO CONNECT THE WORLD OF MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES AND BE THE DESTINATION OF CHOICE FOR COMPANIES LOOKING TO ADOPT AND INVEST IN THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION. MACH is...

GENERATION 3 HYPERTURN 45: A REDESIGN FOR MORE SPACE AND FLEXIBILITY

The machine base and the slide geometry of the HYPERTURN 45 have been redesigned to enlarge the working space and accommodate a wider turret clearance to allow the integration of a 16-station tool turret and a larger Y-axis stroke of +/- 40mm. The machine remains compact, and the 72° slant bed perfectly supports the ergonomic…

RELIABLE CNC LATHE TOP PERFORMERS AT BEST PRICES

High performance Universal precision turning center CNC Lathe with turn-mill turret, predestined for processing bar parts with a diameter of up to 45/65 mm and chuck parts of up to 220/310 mm. The main spindle features speeds of up to 6300/4200 rpm and a main drive power of 11/18 kW. For shaft machining the machines are…

HYPERTURN 100 POWERMILL – HIGH FLEXIBILITY IN COMPLEX COMPLETE MACHINING

Modular design for increased power and more possibilities: with a spindle distance of no more than 3,300 mm, a powerful main spindle and counter-spindle, a new drive concept, a B-axis with direct drive for complex simultaneous 5-axis machining and an additional lower turret system, the new Hyperturn 100 Powermill is the systematic further development of…

UMILL 750: SIMULTANEOUS 5-AXIS MACHINING AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL

As a logical consequence of successfully establishing the Umill 1800 and Umill 1500 on the market, EMCO is now enlarging its portfolio with the new Umill 750 – size X = 750 mm. The efficient vertical milling machine for simultaneous 5-axis machining with its compact design and low installation space requirements allows even large components…

GENERATION 3 HYPERTURN 45: A REDESIGN FOR MORE SPACE AND FLEXIBILITY

The machine base and the slide geometry of the HYPERTURN 45 have been redesigned to enlarge the working space and accommodate a wider turret clearance to allow the integration of a 16-station tool turret and a larger Y-axis stroke of +/- 40mm. The machine remains compact, and the 72° slant bed perfectly supports the ergonomic…

Don’t forget to come to our OPEN HOUSE day to be held over 2 days next week!

Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th November 2019, 9:30am to 4:30pm Hayling Billy Business Centre, Furniss Way, Hayling Island PO11 0ED Come and meet the team and find out more about our new products CNC Innovation, automation for Industry & Education We will also be showcasing the following machines: • Emco S45 CNC lathe – Fanuc...

Portsmouth pupils’ designs become reality thanks to donated 3D printer robot

PRIMARY school children can now see their computer designs magically transformed from the screen into real life thanks to the generosity of a local engineering company. Emco Education of Hayling Island has donated a Makerbot Replicator to Gatcombe Park Primary School. The £1,200 robot prints three dimensional models of students’ designs using a corn-based plastic substitute. Year 6 pupils, Eva Osborne and Mesbah…

We would like to cordially invite you to attend our EMCO OPEN HOUSE to be held over 2 days

Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th November 2019, 9:30am to 4:30pm Hayling Billy Business Centre, Furniss Way, Hayling Island PO11 0ED Come and meet the team and find out more about our new products CNC Innovation, automation for Industry & Education We will also be showcasing the following machines: • Emco S45 CNC lathe – Fanuc...

Harvard researchers demonstrate shape shifting lattices

Lattice structures able to change shape in response to external stimuli could have a range of applications in electronics, robotics, medicine. To showcase the ability of the method to create a complex surface with multiscale curvature, the researchers printed the face of the 19th-century mathematician Carl Friederich Gauss. Image: Lori Sanders/ Harvard SEAS Developed by…

£6 MILLION MORE FUNDING FOR SHARING IN GROWTH

Aerospace and advanced manufacturing firms now have a new opportunity to learn best practice in productivity and competitiveness improvement, thanks to increased government support for the Sharing in Growth (SiG) programme. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded SiG a £6 million contract to help the UK companies compete more successfully…

Robotic hand gets to grips with assembly line jobs

Engineers have developed a two-fingered robotic hand that can alter the firmness of its grip, an advance that could be a valuable asset for human-robot partnership in manufacturing. The design of the robotic hand from the University at Buffalo, New York, enables it to absorb energy from impacts during collisions, which prevents whatever the robot...

Materials tracking system adds traceability to additive manufacturing with Link3D

Link3D has launched its Material Tracking System module for additive manufacturing, fully integrating it into its existing Additive MES Workflow Software. The system allows for traceability throughout the entire 3D printing production process by managing material and consumable serial numbers, batches, and order quantities. By using it, businesses should be able to record their purchase…

Create Education Project partners with RS Components to promote STEM education

The Create Education Project has announced its new Industry Partnership with online retail giant for all things electronic,RS Components and its own STEM platform, Imagine-X. “STEM skills act as the perfect platform to a more socially mobile and globally impactful life. They broaden horizons, empower the disadvantaged and diversify life choices. But many young people...

MakerBot launches Method X for “real ABS” 3D printing

The Method X (right) is the latest addition to the Method printer family. MakerBot has today announced the second machine in its Method 3D printer range, the Method X, promising accessible manufacturing with “real ABS”. The desktop 3D printing leader’s latest model introduces a 100°C build chamber and SR-30 soluble support compatibility from parent company…

BAE Systems demonstrates unmanned armed boat

An unmanned armed boat demonstrated by engineers at BAE Systems could pave the way for naval vessels able to travel further, faster, and into more dangerous environments than is currently possible. Developed in collaboration with engineers from L3Harris and MSI Defence Systems, BAE’s autonomous Pacific 950 Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) demonstrator is able to operate...

Food packaging plastics recycled into electricity cables

Plastics found in food packaging can be recycled to create new materials for electricity cables, claim researchers at Swansea University. Conversion of plastics to nanotube material (Credit: Dr Alvin Orbaek White) The research, published in the Journal of Carbon Research is said to focus on chemical recycling which uses the constituent elements of the plastic to make…

Solving a spanner in the works with additive manufacturing

Angus 3D’s custom spanner for W.L. Gore & Associates. When the Scottish Government outlines ambitions to unlock up to 1 billion GBP potential with its Circular Economy Investment Fund from Zero Waste Scotland, a small firm based in Brechin had an idea: how could additive manufacturing (AM) aid a greener alternative to the traditional economy? The…

Hot new Windform composite 3D printing material achieves ‘Flame Retardance’ rating

CRP Technology has launched its first flame retardant material for SLS 3D printing, maintaining the carbon fibre reinforced qualities of previous Windform products. Windform FR1 is halogen free polyamide-based material that achieves flame retardant (UL 94 V-0 rated) material for Additive Manufacturing which is carbon fiber reinforced. Owing to its flame-retardant quality, this polyamide based…

Swedish researchers 3D print wood

A 3D printing process that uses a wood-based ink to produce components with the unique ‘ultrastructure’ of wood has been demonstrated by a group of researchers from Sweden’s Chalmers University. It is claimed that the technology could ultimately enable wood products to be “grown” to order. Microscopy images of real wood tissue and the 3D…

Boom Supersonic incorporates metal 3D printing into XB-1 supersonic demonstrator production

“We’re thrilled to help Boom create the first 3D printed metal parts for an aircraft that will move faster than the speed of sound.” Boom Supersonic is leaning on VELO3D’s Intelligent Fusion metal 3D printing technology to produce parts for its XB-1 supersonic demonstrator aircraft. The company, who recently announced an extension to its partnership…

CADSPEED uses TRUMPF metal 3D printer to speed up dental manufacturing

“3D printing really comes into its own.” CADSPEED runs the TruPrint 1000 in a three-shift mode, five days a week. A CNC digital milling centre in Germany has reported how the recent expansion of its in-house metal 3D printing capabilities is improving the manufacture of dentures. CADSPEED, based in Hanover, is using the TRUMPF TruPrint 1000…

Virtual surgery, physical benefits: A look at 3D Systems’ Virtual Surgical Planning service

3D Systems software showing the final positions in a virtual surgery.  It is estimated that 20% of the populations suffer from some level of craniofacial defect. In the majority of these cases orthodontal care (braces, aligners etc.) is sufficient but roughly 5% of those require corrective jaw surgery or orthognathic surgery. Despite its commonality the…

Introducing specialty PETG More Materials More Method for MakerBot

The first advanced material in the METHOD Speciality Material line for professionals brings superior part durability and chemical resistance. Engineers and designers use MakerBot METHOD and PETG Material to create durable parts that match design dimensions at up to 2X faster than desktop and industrial 3D printers. Functional Prototypes Liquid containers Signage and graphic displays Enclosures for...

Breaking Barriers: The engineering behind a new Parkinson’s drug delivery system

Credit: Chris Marshall/Mint Motion Following the BBC’s ‘The Parkinson’s Drug Trial: A Miracle Cure?’ documentary, Assistant Editor, Sam Davies speaks to Renishaw about the engineering behind the drug delivery technology featured in the programme. As camera crews are introduced to the participants, there is one who might writhe uncontrollably on the floor for hours on…

Take a look at our EMCO used machines page

EMCO have a large range of demonstration and used machines that we have for re sale on our website. On any enquiries we can give you a full specification as well as a list of pricing and how the machines will work in your business. Any of these used machines can be demonstrated before you...

New Imes Micro CNC Milling Machines

EMCO are very pleased to announce we can now supply Imes Micro CNC Milling Machines. We have 4 new machines: The COMPAC 350, The COMPAC 350i PRO, The Premium 5030 and The PLATINUM 1010 micro. COMPAC 350 The COMPAC 350 is particularly suitable for processing fine mechanical parts and complex parts. Application Examples Jewellery and watch...

SANDVIK STAGES CHARITY AUCTION FOR SMASH-PROOF, ALL-METAL, 3D PRINTED GUITAR

From manufacturing engineers and 3D printing specialists, to hardcore heavy-metal fans and those who were enticed by the premise of destruction, millions of people have watched guitar virtuoso, Yngwie Malmsteen, attempt to destroy Sandvik’s unsmashable guitar. Now, the global engineering company is auctioning off the creation to raise money for charity. Recently, Sandvik presented the...

Come and see our New 3D Printer the MAKERBOT METHOD in our showroom

The First Performance 3D Printer Bridging the gap between industrial and desktop 3D printing. EMCO now offer the NEW MakerBot Method 3D printer and can offer you a full working demonstration. Make an apointment with us and come down to our showroom, we can show you the benefits of this fantastic machine. We can even...

Breakthrough in 3D printing replacement organs

Texas team devises bioprinting method to create entangled networks of vessels that can circulate body fluids As the techniques of additive manufacturing (better known as 3D printing) develop, bioengineers have been increasingly interested in the possibility of using it to manufacture replacement organs out of cultured cells, which could considerably ease pressures on demand for...

Artificial Intelligence used to design new alloy for 3D printing

Alchemite, a machine learning algorithm developed by Cambridge-based artificial intelligence (AI) company Intellegens, has been used to design a new alloy specifically for a for a jet engine component. In a research collaboration between several commercial partners and the Stone Group at the University of Cambridge, the algorithm was used to design a new nickel-based…

Creaform launches two reengineered versions of its 3D Scanning products

Spark – the latest version of the Creaform Go!Scan handheld 3D scanner Both the Creaform HandyScan and its Go!Scan 3D scanners have seen ‘thoroughly reengineered and refined’ upgrades for their latest generation releases. The Go!Scan Spark edition has been designed for product development professionals who need an efficient portable scanner to capture 3D data of…

Nexxt Spine invests in metal 3D printing to advance spinal implant production

“We have made a seamless jump from R&D to serial production and in doing so have significantly accelerated the time from concept to commercialisation.” Medical device manufacturer, Nexxt Spine, has expanded its metal 3D printing capacity with two additional machines from GE Additive. The company, which specialises in spinal implant solutions, is set to install…

Celebrating Mike’s 40 years of service with Emco

It’s been an exciting time this April as we celebrate our colleague, Mike Worner’s, 40 years of service with Emco. Mike, Emco Industrial Director,first joined Emco in April 1979 when it was just a small family business with just over 100 employees. Emco’s business has grown dramatically, especially over the last 15 years and Mike...

3D printed metamaterials offer novel optical properties

According to Tufts, the fabrication methods demonstrate how 3D printing can expand the range of geometric designs and material composites that lead to devices with novel optical properties, including a hemispherical device inspired by the compound eye of a moth that absorbs electromagnetic signals from any direction at selected wavelengths. The research is published in...

Keeping vintage motor bikes alive and racing!

It’s always exciting to hear how our customers use EMCO machines to produce novel products. We recently touched base with historic motorcycle enthusiast, Paul Norman, Managing Director of Racing Vincent. Racing’s mission is to supply high quality, hard to find parts for a range of historic motor cycles. Paul manufactures a range of components using...

TCT and Women in 3D Printing partner on Innovator Award

First ‘Women in 3D Printing Innovator Award’ to be awarded during the 2019 gala The TCT Group is delighted to announce a collaboration with Women in 3D Printing for the 2019 edition of the TCT Awards. The partnership sees the launch of a new ‘Women in 3D Printing Innovator Award’ which will shine the spotlight…

£5 MILLION AME FUNDING TO BOOST MANUFACTURING SKILLS

The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) – a collaboration between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing Group to equip engineering graduates with the experience and skills employers need in the future – is to be extended after receiving over £5 million of funding. Work is now due to start on refurbishing one of the…

Leaf-inspired energy device could power tech on Mars

An energy harvesting device inspired by the trembling motion of aspen leaves could be used to power remote sensors or even as a backup supply for Mars rovers, according to its creators. A traditional harvester on the left, and the new harvester on the right (Credit: Warwick University) Developed at Warwick University, the energy harvester…

Last chance to come to the EMCO 2019 Open House in March

Tuesday 19th or Wednesday 20th March 9:30am to 4:30pm Hayling Billy Business Centre, Furniss Way, Hayling Island, PO11 0ED Come and meet the team and find out more about our new range of products which we will be showcasing including the MakerBot Method. NEW MakerBot Method The First Performance 3D Printer – Bridging the gap between…

Bugatti uses SLM Solutions’ metal 3D printing to produce optimised functional components

“We always strive for absolute perfection, stylistic as well as technical” 3D printed titanium brake caliper. From BMW’s optimised fixture for its i8 Roadster’s soft top to XEV’s eclectic car or Volkswagen’s manufacturing aids, metal 3D printing has found itself an application in just about every aspect of the automotive production line. Now, high-performance sports…

New tungsten alloy has potential for nuclear fusion

Produced in the form of thin films, the tungsten alloy can withstand unprecedented amounts of radiation without damage, making is suitable for the interior of fusion reactors Developed by researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, the alloy seems to be far stronger than other materials that have been investigated for high-radiation environments….

The University of Warwick – Engineering Build Space

The new Engineering Build Space at the University of Warwick’s School of Engineering has been described as ‘a vibrant and creative space where users can harness their creativity, explore their ideas, and bring their designs to life.’ The Engineering Build Space is set across three unique areas and contains a variety of facilities including discussion space,…

Mobile bioprinter prints skin cells directly on to wounds

US researchers have created a mobile bioprinter that could be moved ward to ward, printing skin cells to treat burns and other challenging wounds like diabetic ulcers.   (Credit: WFIRM) Described in Scientific Reports, the device was developed by scientists at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) in North Carolina. It uses skin cells…

Engineered “meta material” reflects light and sound in tailored directions

Manipulating the surface structure of the material at the atomic level allows the direction and shape of reflected waves to be tailored for optical and acoustic applications The nature and behaviour of waves is one of the most complex subjects in physics. Whether they are pressure fluctuations within a material, such as sound waves, or...

Come to the EMCO 2019 Open House in March

Don’t forget to book your place at the EMCO OPEN HOUSE to be held over 2 days Tuesday 19th or Wednesday 20th March 9:30am to 4:30pm Hayling Billy Business Centre, Furniss Way, Hayling Island, PO11 0ED Come and meet the team and find out more about our new range of products which we will be showcasing...

First prosthetic hand with tactile sensations successfully implanted

Researchers at Essex University have played a key role in a landmark project that has seen a person with an amputated hand become the first recipient of a prosthetic hand that provides tactile sensations and greater levels of dexterity. In a pioneering surgical procedure carried out Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden, titanium implants were...

3D-printed rubber materials self-heal when fractured or punctured

A team in the US has developed 3D-printed rubber materials that can repair themselves, an advance that could prove transformative to manufacturers of shoes, tyres, or soft robotics. Severed 3D-printed shoe pad repairing itself (Pic: An Xin and Kunhao Yu) Developed by researchers from the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering (USC Viterbi)...

We cordially invite you to our EMCO 2019 Open House

We would like to cordially invite you to attend our EMCO OPEN HOUSE to be held over 2 days Tuesday 19th or Wednesday 20th March 9:30am to 4:30pm Hayling Billy Business Centre, Furniss Way, Hayling Island, PO11 0ED Come and meet the team and find out more about our new range of products which we...

EMCO E25 CNC Lathe used to make the REVOMAZE

The Revomaze is a cylindrical puzzle that has been individually milled using an Emco E25 CNC lathe from a solid block of metal and features an internal labyrinth that must be navigated to remove the metal core and solve the puzzle. Turning a concept into a design was then precision engineered in the UK to…

EMCOTURN E25 & MAXXTURN 25

EMCOTURN E25 CNC turning center for bar stock work up to Ø 25 mm (1“) and also chucking work The EMCOTURN E25. Uncompromising quality right down to the last detail at a very reasonable price. With an extremely solid machine base, a thermosymmetric spindle headstock, high-precision spindle bearings, preloaded roller guideways in all axes, a...

ISEL Electronic HandWheel – EMCO

Isel Hand Wheel – This portable control unit should not be missing on any CNC machine! In order to guarantee our customers faster and more comfortable set-up with their Isel machines, we would like to introduce our electronic handwheel. The person who operates the machine can fully concentrate on what is happening in the work area….

How generative design and 3D printing are making customised, lighter wheelchairs a reality

“In the same way that spectacles are a medical aid but they’ve become a fashion item – why can’t we do the same for wheelchairs?” Under a grey cloth centre stage at Autodesk University London 2018 sat an exponent of the company’s Generative Design tools, and to its right, two champions of the technology. Side-by-side, Rachael Wellach, founder…

MakerBot brings industrial 3D printing capabilities to the desktop with Method

“We believe that Method is the next step in helping organisations adopt 3D printing at a larger scale.” Desktop 3D printing leader, MakerBot has launched its latest machine which aims to bridge the gap between desktop and industrial 3D printing. The Method, which TCT got a first look at during a preview at MakerBot HQ in Brooklyn…

Used machines / Second hand & demonstration CNC machines

EMCO are now offering Used, second hand and demonstration machines at greatly reduced prices. All available machines will be updated regularly on our website. Isel Flatcom M50 CNC 3 axis Router – 2nd Hand Machine CNC 3 axis Router Max. travel X/Y/Z: 1200 /1400 / 150 mm Clamping area table: 1250 x 1500 mm Servo drive motors...

Medical scanner is first to capture 3D pictures of whole human body

The world’s first medical imaging scanner that can capture a 3D picture of the whole human body simultaneously has produced its first scans. Simon Cherry (left) and Ramsey Badawi with a mock-up of the EXPLORER total-body scanner. Devised by UC Davis scientists Simon Cherry and Ramsey Badawi, Explorer is a combined positron emission tomography (PET)…

Creaform Academia Packages

At Creaform, we believe that teachers and researchers should have access to the latest 3D measurement technologies in order to more effectively prepare the engineers and designers for tomorrow’s workplace—and carry out ahead-of-the-curve research that will guide the future. Say hello to Creaform ACADEMIA, a game-changing solution suite tailored to the unique needs of academics everywhere….

Creaform inaugurates Cube-R coordinate measurement machine demo centre in Stuttgart

Creaform, a developer of portable and automated 3D measurement system, has inaugurated its new European demonstration centre for its Cube-R coordinate measurement machine (CMM). The demo facility will operate within Creaform’s Stuttgart office, where it is accessible to major leaders in the automotive sector – the Baden-Wurttemberg region is of significant importance for OEMs and their suppliers,…

Additive fingerprints could help trace 3D-printed weapons

A new technology developed by engineers from University at Buffalo reveals the unique fingerprints of 3D-printers and could help trace counterfeit goods and weapons. Known as PrinTracker, it examines the in-fill patterns of 3D-printed objects. While theoretically, all objects printed from the same CAD design should be the same on different printers, the model type,...

Our first day of our exhibition of the Advanced Engineering Show 2018

Our first day of our exhibition of the Advanced Engineering Show supported by Andreas Trabert, Sales Manager from Isel, Germany. New technologies, new contacts, new business.  Hosting multiple co-locating shows under one roof, Advanced Engineering once again introduces parallel and related manufacturing sectors to new business and technology opportunities. Advanced Engineering is your opportunity to...

Another successful delivery of a CNC machine

It takes some careful planning and organisation to set up some deliveries. For Warwick University we had to use a custom designed platform to get the CNC machine over the stairs.  The CNC machine had to be carefully lifted by a crane onto the platform then the machine could be wheeled into position.

This years open house was a great success

We would like to say thank you to all our customers and colleagues who came along and joined us at our open house this year. As our industry is fast paced, with new technologies and products being launched regularly that our open house give us the opportunity to demonstrate and showcase our new products at…

Look who came to visit the EMCO….. Rolls Royce

EMCO were pleased to welcome members from the Rolls Royce team with a Ghost to the Open house. The Ghost is the very essence of Rolls-Royce. Hand-crafted in Goodwood, England to stand the test of time, enhanced with sensory pleasures that bring beauty to every moment. Both timeless and modern. Ghost is a confident and poised visual…

Its the second day of our open house.

It has been great to welcome so many colleagues and new customers. On show we have the S45 CNC lathe and the Maxxmill 350 with Siemens control, so come along to meet the team and find out more about our new range of products

EMCO open house is now underway

The Emco’s open house is now underway. Yesterday we had demonstrations of the new 3D scanner from Creaform and the new ISEL scooter plus all our latest CNC mills and lathes. Be sure to pop along today before 4.30 and meet the team

EMCO OPEN HOUSE next week…

Come and Join us next week at our EMCO OPEN HOUSE which is held over 2 days Tuesday 9th or Wednesday 10th October 9:30am to 4:30pm – Save the date in your diary. Units 6 & 7 Hayling Billy Business Centre, Furniss Way, Hayling Island PO11 0ED Come and meet the team and find out more...

Creaform Academia – 3D Scanner

Put the power of 3D digitization into the hands of your students with ACADEMIA, Creaform’s easy-to-use professional-grade 3D scanner. Give your students a hands-on learning experience and show them how they can use 3D scanners for a wide variety of engineering applications, such as product development, reverse engineering and inspection. Creaform Academia – Educational Solution Suite…

You are cordially invited to our EMCO Open House

Come and meet the team and find out more about our new range of products which we will be showcasing, including the S45 CNC lathe and the Maxxmill 350, 5 sided CNC vertical milling centre with Siemens control. Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th October 2018 at 9:30am to 4:30pm Units 6 & 7 Hayling Billy…

Introducing the New Euro Scooter II

The Euro Scooter is the perfect scooter for in-house transportation of goods in your factory or any large flat floor environment. It is a one person scooter and due to its dimensions can fit through commercial doors and passenger lifts, making transporting goods around large areas simple, quick and easy. Speed up your logistics with...

3D printing: Helping to keep vintage cars on the road 

Goodwood Revival is taking place this weekend at the legendary Goodwood Motor Circuit in Chichester, West Sussex. English Racing Driver, Martin Stretton has been working with restoration company, KW Heritage, to restore his 1971 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/3. This beautiful vintage car, just one of 12 remaining of its type, will be making its debut…

Imes ICut Waterjet ECO II cutting system

Emco were in Germany last week for training and trying out the Imes ICut Eco waterjet cutting system The i-CUTwater INDUSTRIAL is equipped with granite-mounted highly dynamic linear drives. We offer a complete range i-CUTwater – water jet series from EMCO. This drive form and the stable design enable high travel speeds and the maximum in accuracy. The i-CUTwater Basic is the basic...

Emco Uk are now a distributor for UnionTech 3D printers

UnionTech™ stereolithography was first introduced to the China market in 2000. The environment in the local market offered intense competition from CNC milling that refined the development of the RSPRO stereolithography equipment. The current generation of equipment has been developed to deliver reliable efficient production of high quality parts in the most cost effective manner....

3D Printing – pioneering face transplantation surgery

This September, National Geographic is showcasing the incredible story of Katie Stubblefield. Following a failed suicide attempt, Katie, 21 became the youngest person to receive a full face transplant. The surgery, undertaken last year, has helped to restore Katie’s face structure and function, chewing, breathing and swallowing. 3D printed models and surgical guides are vital…

The world’s first 3D printed reef

The world’s first 3D printed reef was a collaborative effort between RDL’s David Lennon, Sydney architect James Gardiner who introduced the technique for AR’s, DSHAPE in Italy, and Reef Arabia in Bahrain. This technology with its unique low carbon footprint sandstone material opens up endless possibilities for marine habitat construction and satisfies our goal to...

This tale ends happily, with a new 3D-printed tail for a 7-foot-long alligator

Rudyard Kipling’s “Just So” stories are a series of early-20th-century origin tales about how some of the world’s most recognizable animals acquired their most distinctive features. Here in 2018, researchers from Midwestern University in Arizona just added a worthy successor to how the camel got his hump, and how the leopard got his spots: “How…

You are invited to our OPEN HOUSE

We would like to cordially invite you to attend our EMCO OPEN HOUSE to be held over 2 days Tuesday 9th or Wednesday 10th October 9:30am to 4:30pm – Save the date in your diary. Units 6 & 7 Hayling Billy Business Centre, Furniss Way, Hayling Island PO11 0ED Come and meet the team and find out...

Travelling Faster than the Speed of Sound

Opening a Door of Opportunities with Supersonic Travel  Did you know that flights today generally take the same amount of time that they did in the 1950s? As Boom would say, “We can do better.” The good news is that times are changing and Boom is creating ways to save you time on air travel….

3D printing harnessed to produce wheelchair Comic-Con costume for young Star Wars fan

The force of Massivit 3D printing was used to create the ‘world’s first’ X-Wing Fighter wheelchair costume for Star Wars fanatic, Vedant Singhania. A Massivit 1800 3D printer has been used to produce a Poe Dameron X-Wing Fighter wheelchair costume for a young Star Wars fan to wear to Comic-Con International, San Diego. Magic Wheelchair, a non-profit organisation who…

Kew Gardens Pagoda showcases heritage projects using 3D tech the right way

The Great Pagoda at Kew Gardens is not only a 250-year-old Royal Park landmark, UNESCO World Heritage site and visited by around 1.8M people annually, but it is also home to 80 dragons. Commissioned in 1761 in the midst of the reign of King George III, some 20 years later the Pagoda’s dragons were removed during…

Print My Part and City, University of London develop 3D printed visual aids for premature baby studies

Spherical visual development stimuli produced by Print My Part and City, University of London’s Cognitive Neuroscience Research Unit. 3D printing has been used to develop a range of lightweight visual development stimuli for premature babies. The Cognitive Neuroscience Research Unit at City, University of London commissioned Print My Part, a Cambridge based service bureau, to produce a set of visual…

The flight fantastic

When drone manufacturer Hexadrone wanted to prototype its Tundra-M, it turned to CRP Technology for its expertise and its Windform sintering materials Hexadrone’s Tundra-M is designed for quick maintenance and flexible use in the industrial world Developed by Hexadrone, a longstanding supplier of drones to the European market, in partnership with additive manufacturing specialist CRP Technology, the…

Comau launches lightweight exoskeleton for workers

Advanced industrial automation solutions provider Comau has unveiled ‘MATE’, a wearable exoskeleton, at Automatica in Munich. MATE has been designed to improve work quality in an efficient and highly ergonomic manner by providing consistent and advanced movement assistance during repetitive, as well as daily, tasks. The MATE Fit for Workers exoskeleton uses an advanced spring-based…

3D printing takes a quantum leap

UK researchers devise method for 3D printing at molecular scale to fabricate electronic components with quantum technology potential The photochromic composite was printed into a variety of shapes Until now, 3D printing or additive manufacturing, has only been able to manipulate matter in powder form. New research from Nottingham University has shown that it can…

CNC Milling Machines and CNC Routers

EMCO Is the official distributor for the Uk and Ireland for ISEL The Isel Group – develop, produce, sell components and systems in a range of sectors including mechanics, education, electronics, software and systems. Download PresentationDesktop ICP series X = 300 / 400mm Y = 200 / 300 mm Z-Axis = 90 / 140 mm Z-Opening = 115...

MakerBot 3D Printer Special Offer Ends 29th June

Educators worldwide choose Makerbot as the way to bring design and engineering to life. MakerBot 3D Printers are the perfect 3D printer for educational establishments that want to equip students with the power to print. The designers and engineers of tomorrow are able to get hands-on with 3D printing in a creative, accessible way that was...

Audi Pre-Series Center adopts Stratasys J750 for full-colour taillight housing prototypes

Audi, a leading automotive company, has revealed its Pre-Series Center is to adopt Stratasys’ J750 full-colour 3D printer to produce life-like taillight prototypes.   The company has been playing with multiple Stratasys printers for some time – the 3D printing company showcased taillight exhibits made by Audi at formnext powered by TCT 2017 – and has now decided to up the…

Alvin Huang Explores “Digital Craft,” Pushing the Limits of 3D Printing

He’ll answer to designer, architect, inventor, and educator—but we took a closer look at his work in 3D printing and are prepared to add another: scientist. Like any soup-to-nuts problem solver, he has skills in a lot of fields and the mentality to guide him through any foreign ones, but his process for exploring what’s…

First 3D printed human corneas produced by Newcastle team

Tissue engineers from Newcastle University have created what they claim are the world’s first 3D printed human corneas. The team create a bio-ink using human corneal stromal cells from a healthy donor. These were mixed with alginate and collagen to create a solution that could be printed. Using a low-cost bio-printer, the bio-ink was extruded…

3D printing used to save two-year-old’s life with kidney transplant

”We hope that Dexter’s case will offer other suffering families similar reassurance that cutting-edge technology, such as 3D printing, can help surgeons better treat their loved ones.” At Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London, surgeons have successfully used 3D printing to save a two-year-old’s life during a complicated and risky kidney transplant. For this particular…

Take advantage of our discounted demonstration stock machines from EMCO

EMCO offer a range of used, display and demonstration CNC turning, milling, cutting 3D Printers and scanning machines. All units are fully serviced and operational and come with a 3, 6 or 12 guarantee depending on the model. Installation, delivery and training can also be included, depending on the unit purchased. Should you wish to...

MakerBot 3D Printer Special Offer

Educators worldwide choose Makerbot as the way to bring design and engineering to life. MakerBot 3D Printers are the perfect 3D printer for educational establishments that want to equip students with the power to print. The designers and engineers of tomorrow are able to get hands-on with 3D printing in a creative, accessible way that was...

Reconstructing surgery – 3D printing at North Manchester General Hospital

“The cosmetic and functional outcome of the surgery would have been significantly inferior without the use of the 3D technology.” Pre-operative situation showing patient with large cancerous tumour. On the door of a lab inside North Manchester General Hospital is a sign that reads “Maxillofacial and 3D printing Laboratory”. Part of one of the largest NHS Trusts,…

A Ratchet Wrench that brings application flexibility to the forefront

Every year, the Extreme Redesign Challenge calls upon tomorrow’s engineers, artists and entrepreneurs to design a better future. It is a test to see who can come up with the most creative, mechanically sound, and realistically achievable design using 3D printing. Seven winners were selected and received scholarships for their efforts as well as features…

Stratasys launches new prototyping and production 3D printers

The Stratasys F900 platform. Stratasys has announced the launch of new machines for prototyping and production, as well as a software platform for the streamlined creation of jigs and fixtures. The new products were introduced ahead of the 2018 RAPID + TCT event, as a two-hour keynote session featuring LAIKA and USA Luge, two Stratasys…

Success and opportunities at MACH 2018

We have just returned back from a really successful event at MACH 2018. It was fantastic to show case some of our new machines and demonstrate their capabilities to our visitors. This event is an ideal opportunity to discuss our broad range of products, our customer’s requirements and make recommendations for suitable solutions. We welcomed…

Nasa Orion mission sets sights on taking 3D printing into deep space

NASA’s Orion vehicle is set to take off with more than 100 3D printed parts out of the Additive Manufacturing Lab at Lockheed Martin in conjunction with Phoenix Analysis and Design Technologies (PADT), utilising the latest, super tough Stratasys FDM materials. Using advanced materials such as Ultem 9085 resin and the new Antero material, which incorporates…

EMCO on BBC Breakfast News

Really excited to see our EMCO stand being showcased on the BBC Breakfast News this week. We have been exhibiting at MACH 2018 this week. This important exhibition is the UK’s premier event for engineering-based manufacturing technologies. It has been fantastic to talk to new and existing customers about the range of products we have to offer….

MACH 2018 is proving to be a huge success for EMCO

We are now on day 3 of the MACH exhibition at the Birmingham NEC. We have had a positive start and the stand is creating a lot of interest in the Lathe and milling machines that we have on display. EMCOMAT-17 D Main spindle DIN55029 Tailstock (can be set off-center) Single tool holder (clamping claw)...

MACH 2018 opens today. Visit the EMCO team on stand – H17-525

MACH is the UK’s premier event for engineering-based manufacturing technologies. MACH is poised to be the destination of choice for engineers and manufacturers bringing together the best of UK manufacturing. It is a biennial exhibition which brings together all the best innovations and latest developments to come from the manufacturing technologies sectors under one roof….

MACH 2018 aims to inspire the next generation of engineers

The MACH 2018 team have announced their full plans for ‘Education and Development Zone’ – acting as a base for student visitors, as well as housing exciting, cutting edge educational projects. Students and their teachers can register to receive free guided tours of the MACH 2018 site, which will be led by apprentices from MTA…

MACH 2018 officially opens in just 6 days

MACH 2018 officially opens from the 9 – 13th April at the NEC Birmingham, pop along and see the EMCO team on stand number – H17-525

Manchester students produce 3D printed robotic hand prosthetic for just £307

The design won an award at the Industry 4.0 Summit and Factories of the Future Expo. A group of University of Manchester students have produced a 3D printed robotic prosthetic hand they believe could offer a viable alternative for amputees. The hand was designed and built at a cost of just £307, and was awarded ‘best new…

3D printed wearable device monitors stomach activity over 24 hours

Researchers have developed a wearable, non-invasive system to monitor electrical activity in the stomach over 24 hours, an advance with potential benefits for patients and gastroenterologists. Custom circuit board, battery and off-the-shelf electrodes encased in 3D-printed case Applications include the monitoring of gastro-intestinal (GI) tract activity for patients outside clinical settings, and increasing the likelihood…

Eckhart installs Stratasys 3D printing equipment for factory tool manufacturing

‘Our intent is to completely replace existing metal tools with 3D printed equivalents.’ Eckhart has installed a F370 machine as it looks to change how it manufactures factory tools. Stratasys has entered an exclusive three-year collaboration with Eckhart, Inc. which will see it supply the company with 3D printing technology for the manufacture of factory tooling. Eckhart…

MACH 2018 Seminar programme launches

The seminar programme for MACH 2018 is now live. Throughout the week hot topics such as Industry 4.0, additive manufacturing, workforce development and modern production processes will be discussed. Explains MTA chief James Selka: “Emerging technology is at the heart of what MACH 2018 is about, of course the machinery and equipment on show are…

Solidscape unveils S390 3D printer for jewellery market

Solidscape, a manufacturer of 3D printing systems wholly owned by Stratasys, has introduced the latest addition to its range of 3D printing systems designed for the jewellery market. The S390 promises the same level of precision as other Solidscape machines but delivered in even faster. It has been brought to market to increase the efficiency of manufacturers, service…

Stratasys to launch metal 3D printing technology at RAPID + TCT

Additive manufacturing (AM) leader, Stratasys has announced it is developing a new metal 3D printing platform for short-run manufacturing. The company has spent almost 30 years focussed on its pioneering plastic-based FDM and PolyJet 3D printing solutions but today’s announcement marks a first for the company in a market which is projected to grow to $12 billion…

Stratasys demonstrates new Objet260 Dental 3D Printer and support removal technology

“There’s no denying the power of 3D printing for digital dentistry to significantly decrease turnaround time, reduce labor costs, and provide new streams of revenue.” Adding to the line-up of dental-focussed 3D printing technologies launched at LMT Lab Day Chicago 2018 from the likes of 3D Systems and DWS, Stratasys unveiled a new machine, material and support removal technology aimed at boosting adoption…

PES Media Tweet about EMCO Group

We were excited to hear that PES Media (Production Engineering Solutions) have tweeted about us. They highlighted some of the key features of our Emcoturn 25. PES Media deliver the latest news, product developments, topical features, application stories and event previews from across the UK manufacturing industry. “Emco Group have been at #SouthernManufacturing displaying the Emcoturn...

Have you visited our 3D Print Shop?

Order all your 3D materials, components and supplies through our easy to use online 3d print shop. Make In 3D” is the trading name of EMCO Education Ltd. We are a UK based expert in 3D printing technology. We supply 3D Printers to factories, studios and educational establishments as well as direct to the public....

3D Printing Races to the 2018 Winter Olympics

Are you ready for the the opening ceremonies for the XXIII Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea?  This is the second Olympic Games held in South Korea,  Seoul had the honor of hosting the Summer Olympics in 1988. A little bit of info about the host city,  Pyeongchang is about 110 miles east of Seoul and can…

MACH 2018 will be officially opened by Sir Ben Ainslie

MACH 2018 takes place between 9 – 13 April in Birmingham, pop along and see the EMCO team on stand number – H17-525 Sir Ben Ainslie to open MACH 2018 MACH 2018 will be officially opened by Olympic sailor Sir Ben Ainslie. Ainslie has a keen interest in manufacturing and the technology behind it, with his…

EMCO now offer components from isel: Flexible & highly-efficient

For over 40 years mechanical elements from isel have been used in a wide range of industries for sophisticated and creative design solutions. All mechanical components from isel are made in Germany and feature exclusively self-produced components, so that the perfect gearing of all components ensures excellent work results. Their aluminium-steel compound makes isel mechanical components considerably cheaper than...

3D printed gel can morph with temperature change

According to the team, the smart gel could provide structural rigidity in organs such as the lungs, and can contain small molecules like water or drugs to be transported in the body and released. It could also help develop a new area of soft robotics, and enable applications in flexible sensors and actuators, biomedical devices…

EMCO are now the official ISEL distributor for the UK and Ireland

CNC Frame machines by ISEL – precise, flexible and light weight CNC Machines and CNC Milling Machines – frame design by isel can significantly increase your machine throughput, because a highly efficient CAN-servo-control as well as optimised CNC software provide ideal production results. Additionally, accurate servo drives reduce scrap, extremely precise ball screws and quality guides…

EMCO will be exhibiting at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2018

The UK’s LARGEST regional manufacturing technology, electronics and subcontracting exhibition. Thousands of engineering & electronics solutions on your doorstep Full Programme of FREE technical seminars supported by SMS, MAS-SE, Engineering Solutions and Electronics Sourcing. PRE-REGISTER to receive a FREE Show Catalogue (otherwise £10). Ample FREE Parking adjacent to the exhibition hall. STAY AHEAD OF THE MARKET Plan today to attend and see…

French aerospace manufacturer harnesses Stratasys FDM technology to enhance rapid prototyping and production tooling workflows

The company has also outlined its ambitions to 3D print final production parts for aircraft from Airbus and Boeing. 3D printed camera case prototype for the Airbus A380, produced on Stratasys’ Fortus 450mc Production 3D Printer in ULTEM 9085 material. Latécoère, a French aircraft design and manufacturing company, is utilising Stratasys’ FDM capabilities in its rapid…

Save time, money and space!

Introducing the MAXXMILL range… Maxxmill is the ideal vertical milling center for the 5-sided machining of parts in low or medium quantities. It is the perfect machine for jobshops, industrial businesses, general mechanical engineering companies and further education facilities. MAXXMILL 400 • 5-axis machining in a single set-up • Top thermostability & machining precision •...

70 YEARS OF EMCO: Machines that can do everything

Machine Tool Manufacturer to Celebrate Anniversary and Invest EUR 1 Million in Apprentice Training The EMCO Group, better known as EMCO, is one of Europe`s leading machine tool manufacturers. High production quality and functional design are among the group`s crucial factors of success. Based on forward-looking technology and comprehensive know-how, the Austrian machine builder has…

UK team 3D prints replica biological structures

Researchers at Imperial Collage London have developed a 3D printing method for creating replica biological structures that mimic the mechanical properties of organs such as the brains and lungs The technique blends cryogenics and 3D printing Structures produced using the technique – which is claimed to be a world-first – could be used to produce…

Future prosthetic: towards the bionic human

The science-fiction vision of robotic prosthetic limbs that can be controlled by the brain and provide sensory feedback is coming closer. Stuart Nathan looks at progress in the UK. There is a recurring theme in engineering of trying to match or copy nature. It’s hardly surprising. The world and its biological systems have had millions…

Voxel print take centre stage at event with Laika

As you know, we recently launched GrabCAD Voxel Print, an innovative and groundbreaking way to digitally design and fabricate more complex composite materials on our J750 polyjet printer. We had help in creating this feature rich software enhancement from the rapid prototyping group at LAIKA, the production house that brought us the creative works of Coraline, Kubo…

New Heights – Disrupting the composite tooling supply chain

Stratasys applied additive technology for composite tooling With traditional composite tooling manufacture acknowledged as being as extremely lengthy and costly process, Tim Schniepp, Senior Director of Composite Solutions at Stratasys, a global leader in applied additive technology solutions, looks at why the use of additive manufacturing offers a more favourable alternative.  Believe it or not, there…

Indaero secures deals with Airbus suppliers after successful 3D printing of complex tools

Indaero, a Spanish aerospace and engineering company, has secured a deal with multiple Tier 1 and Tier 2 Airbus suppliers after it has successfully used FDM 3D printing to produce complex tools. The company manufactures aircraft panels for key customers in the aerospace industry, as well as offering design, engineering, tooling, welding and painting services. After investing…

Stratasys launches 3D printing Center of Excellence in partnership with St. Louis children’s hospital

Stratasys has announced it is launching an advanced 3D printing ‘Center of Excellence’ in partnership with SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. The centre is will see professionals undertake medical research into pre-surgical preparedness and patient treatment, and leverage Stratasys’ J750 machine which allows the printing of multiple materials in multiple colours. It will take…

Nylon 12CF Endures the Ultimate Test of Strength in Thule’s Test Center

How do you go about incubating products for your brand that help your customers realize and experience their passion for life? That’s the question that Rob Humphries, a prototype engineer at Thule, a company that makes accessories for travel – things like bike racks, jogging strollers and luggage – and his product teams have answered…

“Living ink” 3D printing will allow construction of custom biochemical factories

Swiss researchers devise equipment and method to print assemblies that can break down toxins or produce high-quality biopolymers from ink containing bacteria. The researchers, from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich), developed their ink using two bacteria as the active component: Pseudomonas putida, which can break down the very commonly-used but toxic…

New 5-Axis Milling Center for the complete machining…

… of complex workpieces up to 4,5 tons.Extension of the Umill range around the new Umill 1500. The development of the Umill is a result of many years of MECOF experience – since 1947 Mecof has been developing and manufacturing vertical portal milling machines and horizontal moving column machining centers in Italy. Just in time…

3D Printing is Helping to Standardise Surgical Training

Traditionally surgical training has depended on the orderly exposure of the surgeons to graduated clinical experience in the operating room under the close supervision of senior surgeons. Such preceptor-apprenticeship on an operation table is the major bottleneck in training of congenital heart surgery because of the wide variation and complexity of pathological anatomy, relative rarity…

Emco Maxxmill 350 with 840D Siemens control 5 Sided, Vertical CNC milling machine

EMCO MAXXMILL 350 with 840D Siemens Control + Accessories Showroom Machine available for immediate delivery: 12 Months Warranty Machine & Accessories RRP – £134,730.00 SPECIAL OFFER PRICE – £110,000.00 Specifications • Max. travel X/Y/Z: 350/250/300 mm • Control 3+2 axes • Rapid Speed X-Y-Z 30m/min: B:- 20 rpm C:- 25 rpm • Max. table load: 50...

Stratasys takes product design down to voxel level with GrabCAD Voxel Print Software launch

Stratasys has announced the introduction of the GrabCAD Voxel Print software platform for its J750 3D printing system at formnext powered by TCT. Tomer Gallimidi, Stratasys Product Manager, unveiled the new product, shortly after Andy Middleton, Stratasys EMEA President, reflected on the company’s other product releases during the last year, at a press conference held live at the Frankfurt-based trade…

HYPERTURN 100 POWERMILL – HIGH FLEXIBILITY IN COMPLEX COMPLETE MACHINING

Modular design for increased power and more possibilities: with a spindle distance of no more than 3,300mm, a powerful main spindle and counter-spindle, a new drive concept, a B-axis with direct drive for complex simultaneous 5-axis machining and an additional lower turret system, the new Hyperturn 100 Powermill is the systematic further development of the…

How 3D printing brought the ‘Stranger Things’ Demogorgon to life

The role of 3D technologies in the film industry is an increasingly important one. It allows artists to communicate ideas faster, physical models to be produced and modified on site in rapid time, and accurate data to be gathered using 3D scanning that can be replicated on screen. We’ve seen incredible props made for Marvel…

E45 AND E65 EQUIPPED WITH HEIDENHAIN’S CNC PILOT 640 CONTROL

In order to cater for customers using Heidenhain controls in their production processes, EMCO now offers their Emcoturn E45 and Emcoturn E65 turning machines with Heidenhain’s CNC Pilot 640 control. The new Heidenhain control completes the existing range of control systems, which includes Siemens and Fanuc, in the area of EMCOTURN machines. The CNC Pilot…

Series ICV – small footprint CNC-Milling Machine!

Series ICV CNC-Milling Machine with EC Servo Motor Drive Ready-to-use small footprint cnc mill Our ready-to-use cnc desktop router ICV 4030 has been proven for years in practice and will be presented in a completely new design at the beginning of the year. The newly designed machine door with improved hood opening allows a longer travel…

Mastering big challenges with small machines

Built at EMCO’s headquarters in Salzburg, Austria and certified to DIN 8605 Tool Maker Precision. Our machines are ideal for prototype manufacturing, small series production and highly accurate work that needs to be carried out in a small space. EMCOMAT-20 D The EMCOMAT universal manual lathe Distance between centres 1000mm Swing over bed 400mm Spindle...

MakerBot Labs launched to offer advanced users freedom to experiment

MakerBot aims to strike balance between freedom of open source and reliability of MakerBot 3D printing solutions. Desktop 3D printer manufacturer, MakerBot has announced the launch of MakerBot Labs, a platform for engineers and developers to create, build and collaborate using the company’s 3D printing technology. Developed off the back of feedback from MakerBot’s advanced users, MakerBot Labs…

Chris and the Team at EMCO would like to take this opportunity to thank all our guests who attended our recent open day event.

The EMCO open day event was hugely successful and presented a great opportunity to show case some of our new products. On show were the new S65 CNC lathe with integrated bar load, the Emco Hyperturn 45 CNC twin spindle, twin turrent mill turn CNC lathe and the Emco Maxxmill 350 5 axis milling centre….

3D Printed Heart Valves assist Cardiologists in planning patient specific replacement surgeries

In the July issue of JACC Cardiovascular Imaging, our collaborative team from  the Piedmont Heart Institute and Georgia Institute of Technology published a paper titled, Quantitative Prediction of Paravalvular Leak in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Based on Tissue-Mimicking 3D Printing.  In this study, we demonstrated the feasibility of using 3D printing technologies to create patient-specific heart valve models that mimic…

Join us tomorrow for the first day of EMCO’s Open House event!

Please join us at our EMCO OPEN HOUSE to be held over the next 2 days Tuesday 10th or Wednesday 11th October 9:30am to 4:30pm Hayling Billy Business Centre, Furniss Way, Hayling Island PO11 0ED NEW EMCOTURN S65 Fanuc OITF or Siemens 828D control 65mm bar capacity Maximum part size 310 x 520mm Main spindle 4200 RPM...

Stratasys announces multiple products for enhanced rapid prototyping

  Stratasys has kicked off Day 2 of TCT Show with the release of two new materials for its J750 3D printing system. Following yesterday’s announcement of an eyewear-specific material (see further down), Stratasys has introduced Agilus 30, a rubber-like material, and Digital ABS Plus, an engineering-grade material. With these two materials, Stratasys is confident the range of applications that manufacturers…

Next Week is the Emco Open Day – 10th & 11th October 2017

Please join us at our EMCO OPEN HOUSE to be held over 2 days next week Tuesday 10th or Wednesday 11th October 9:30am to 4:30pm Hayling Billy Business Centre, Furniss Way, Hayling Island PO11 0ED NEW EMCOTURN S65 Fanuc OITF or Siemens 828D control 65mm bar capacity Maximum part size 310 x 520mm Main spindle 4200 RPM...

Airbus installs first 3D printed titanium bracket on A350 XWB aircraft

Aircraft manufacturer, has installed a 3D printed titanium bracket on its series production commercial aircraft, the A350 XWB. The part was produced by Arconic, an advanced manufacturing and engineering company, who has struck a partnership with Airbus to additively manufacture components for its latest widebody aircraft. This installation is resultant of that partnership, and represents the first…

Series ICV – small footprint CNC-Milling Machine!

Ready-to-use small footprint cnc mill Our ready-to-use cnc desktop router ICV 4030 has been proven for years in practice and will be presented in a completely new design at the beginning of the year. The newly designed machine door with improved hood opening allows a longer travel range in the Z-axis, and therefore a higher passage….

Don’t forget to book your place at the Emco Open Day – 10th & 11th October 2017

We would like to cordially invite you to attend our EMCO OPEN HOUSE to be held over 2 days Tuesday 10th or Wednesday 11th October 9:30am to 4:30pm Hayling Billy Business Centre, Furniss Way, Hayling Island PO11 0ED NEW EMCOTURN S65 Fanuc OITF or Siemens 828D control 65mm bar capacity Maximum part size 310 x 520mm Main...

Brooks Running brings prototypes to life with the versatility of the Connex3

Jesse Owens, the famous American Olympic Track and Field gold medalist was once quoted as saying, “We all have dreams. In order to make dreams come into reality it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort.” The essence of this statement is not lost on the team at Seattle based Brooks Running, who…

Boom Supersonic and Stratasys Sign Technical Partnership to Improve the Speed of Development for Supersonic Aircraft With 3D Printing

Three-year agreement to enable Boom to leverage FDM-based 3D printing for production-grade aircraft parts and advanced composite tooling on their path to transform air travel Additive manufacturing facilitates rapid development and cost efficient production of specialized tools and flight parts for Boom to engineer inaugural, high-speed aircraft in 2018 MINNEAPOLIS & DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Stratasys Ltd….

How additive manufacturing could change the supply chain in the near future

With all the talk about how additive manufacturing is set to revolutionise the way products are made, what’s not heard about as much is the potential additive manufacturing also called 3D printing has to turn the supply chain on its ear and cut logistics costs for manufacturers small and large. The myriad changes additive manufacturing…

Digital Workflow and 3D Printing Innovations are Shaping Dentistry

3D Printing may not immediately come to mind when you think of dentistry but it’s one of the most dynamic areas of healthcare use on the market today. Since a common facet of 3D printing is customisation, it is ideal for dental models and in-mouth treatment devices. 3D printed innovations have a direct impact on…

Amazing offer on a GOSCAN 20 / 50 Bundle

Our amazing offer on a GOSCAN 20 / 50 Bundle Go!SCAN BUNDLE with 50 seats (licences) free of charge! All products are available with: • 50 seats for VXmodel & VXinspect • 1 year parts & labour warranty • 5 year software updates • 5 year technical support • 2 maintenances / calibrations • High...

Stratasys Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator used to produce Great White Shark tracking devices

This week marks the Discovery Channel’s annual celebration of one of the fiercest species on the planet with the airing of a series of documentaries and programmes. On Sunday 23rd July, Shark Week commenced. The largest species of the shark group, the Great White, also experiences a consistent annual event, though one incomprehensible to the many who sit on…

3D Printing Helps CSI360 in Fight against Heart Disease

The average heart pumps 100,000 times a day and rarely gets a break. When the heart breaks down, so does our body. That’s why it’s important as ever that we know the right methods and have the right tools to treat the heart when it fails. 3D printing helps develop medical devices to treat heart…

Prototyping Ophthalmological Diagnostic Equipment & Lenses with 3D Printing

Nidek Technologies, a producer of high tech ophthalmological diagnostic systems, recently needed to find a more efficient way of optimizing their prototyping process for the simple reason that it would help them bring their devices to market faster.  Entering a device into a clinical trial is typically a very lengthy process that 3D printing can…

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing to 3D print parts for Airbus

  Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, one of the world’s largest 3D printing and advanced manufacturing service providers, has been chosen by Airbus to produce 3D printed polymer parts for use on its A350 XWB aircraft. The company will print non-structural parts such as brackets and parts used for system installation, on Stratasys FDM production 3D Printers using ULTEM 9085 material. The project will…

Swedish Formula Student team win race against time thanks to Stratasys 3D printing technology

A group of Swedish students, in the depths of developing a race car ahead of the annual Formula Student (FS) event at England’s famous Silverstone track, turned to the 3D printing technology offered by Stratasys to add the final touches to their vehicle. Prior to getting on the track where they would race against other educational institutions, the University of Linkoping (LiU) students…

Emco Open House – 10th & 11th October 2017

We would like to cordially invite you to attend our EMCO OPEN HOUSE to be held over 2 days Tuesday 10th or Wednesday 11th October 9:30am to 4:30pm Hayling Billy Business Centre, Furniss Way, Hayling Island PO11 0ED NEW EMCOTURN S65 Fanuc OITF or Siemens 828D control 65mm bar capacity Maximum part size 310 x 520mm Main...

MakerBot launches My MakerBot software and Educators Guideline at ISTE 2017

MakerBot is looking to continue its ‘legacy’ of providing 3D printing solutions to educators. My MakerBot is able to connect a network of MakerBot machines, the user’s Thingiverse account, orders and support cases, in a single workspace. Desktop 3D printing company, MakerBot has announced the release of a new software program and education handbook. Presenting…

Exploring Full-Color Multi-Material 3D Printing in Education

Nowhere is 3D printing’s innovative influence more visible than on college campuses. While most probably assume it’s only used in engineering, nothing could be further from the truth. Faculty and students across diverse programs draw on 3D printing – from science and mathematics to fine arts and even business – leading to unprecedented levels of…

Stratasys to lend 3D printing technology to Boom Supersonic as it aims for routine supersonic air travel

Stratasys announces three-year partnership with Boom Supersonic ahead of Paris Air Show 2017. Additive manufacturing enables unmatched design freedom and production speed of Boom’s XB-1 supersonic demonstrator Stratasys has announced what it is describing as a ‘significant’ technical partnership with Boom Supersonic, an aerospace start-up which has received venture capital backing from a host of…

Get all the performance you need with Fortus 3D Printers from EMCO

Fortus 3D production systems are used by the world’s leading names in manufacturing to create functional prototypes, tooling and production parts. Additive Manufacturing is changing how products are made. Tooling, such as jigs & fixtures, can be created faster and cheaper on a Fortus. Furthermore, design considerations are removed when traditional methods are switched for...

Stratasys to demonstrate AM advances for aircraft interior part production at Paris Air Show

Additive manufacturing and 3D printing solutions company Stratasys will demonstrate how advances in additive manufacturing are transforming the production of aircraft interior parts at this year’s Paris Air Show. The firm says it will present additive manufacturing solutions that facilitate the 3D printing of FAA- and EASA-certified parts, with a proven track record in improving…

How the Aviation Industry is Embracing the Future of Manufacturing

Far from the moribund picture sometimes painted about the current state of manufacturing across the globe, the industry is in the midst of a technological growth spurt that is transforming the industry’s systems and processes. It’s this transformation and the technologies that are driving it that give customers more say than ever before in how…

NIDEK accelerates trial evaluations of vision diagnostic systems with 3D printing

Italian surgical eye equipment manufacturer, NIDEK Technologies has been using Stratasys’ Objet 500 Connex3 3D printing platform to accelerate clinical trial evaluations of it vision diagnostics systems. These systems, often called ophthalmological devices, have first been prototyped with Stratasys’ multi-material, colour 3D printer. NIDEK’s research and development division reports a 75% reduction in prototyping costs…

Nottingham student designs 3D printed wearable device to support the visually impaired

The device is set to help blind people identify colours and shades, and act as a contactless payment method. A student from Nottingham Trent University has leveraged 3D technology to design a wearable device that can help the visually impaired identify colours. Andrew Cowen, a 23-year-old Product Design student, was inspired by his grandmother who…

3D Printing and Siemens Mobility Partner to bring Innovations to the Railway

Siemens Mobility is a company that builds on mobility concepts that have the potential to make transportation and the business models therein more efficient and innovative.  When they partnered with SWU Verkehr GmbH in 2003, they had one main goal, and that was to keep vehicle availability as high as possible. The first project these…

67% of manufacturers worried that skills shortage will affect their business

The UK manufacturing industry is calling on government to step up and do more to encourage young people to consider engineering as a career and, thereby, help to close the ongoing skills gap. This is according to a new poll of over 600 industry professionals commissioned by engineering supply chain exhibition Subcon in association with…

Portland Rotary Club and e-NABLE gift 3D printed prosthetics to Dominican Republic amputees

Hundreds of people every year in the Caribbean nation lose limbs as a result of machete accidents in sugar cane fields. Left: Dean Rock, e-NABLE Volunteer; Right: John Curran, Portland Rotarian. The Rotary Club of Portland, Maine has teamed up with e-NABLE to 3D print prosthetic arms for amputees in the Dominican Republic. Hundreds of…

Stratasys Demonstrates Multi-Cell Platform for Continuous Production

New additive manufacturing approach designed for low volume production and mass customization Scalable cloud-based architecture created to achieve new economies of scale with easy addition of 3D print cells to meet production demand Reliable and smart multi-cell platform enables continuous, automated 3D printing with only minor operator intervention MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Stratasys Ltd....

Stratasys J750 The ultimate full colour, multi-material 3D printer

If seeing is believing, holding something this real is knowing for sure. The Stratasys J750 3D Printer lends form and substance to your brightest ideas and boldest ambitions with lifelike colours and materials that make uncertainty obsolete. You design. The Stratasys J750 does the rest. Combining imaging, ingenuity, research and resolve, your team has modeled something truly...

Redesign Sport leverages SOLIDWORKS and Creaform 3D technology for reverse engineering of classic cars

The 1952 Ferrari 225 which Redesign Sports Ltd managed to get back on the track for the Monaco Historic Grand Prix. The United Kingdom has long fancied itself as a hub of engineering. It has a chronicled history of playing its part in the early days of motor vehicle development, and housing production facilities of…

Special effects crawl on with crab houses 3D Printing

Special effects company, Artem SFX, got to stretch their model-making skills building shells for hermit crabs for a property website’s latest advertising campaign. The new advert features hermit crabs wearing shells with miniature houses on top – built by Artem’s prop specialists as the client Zoopla were keen to use physically rather than digital special...

EMCO’s 70 Year Anniversary

In celebration we are rolling out two new lathes based on the E45 & E65. The NEW S45 & S65 EMCOTURN S45 • Fanuc OITF or Siemens 828D control • 45mm bar capacity • Maximum part size 220 x 310mm • Main spindle 6300 RPM • All machines with full C axis • 12 station...

Stratasys Partners with Dassault Systèmes to Improve Performance of Additively Manufactured Production Parts

Collaboration with Dassault Systèmes’ SIMULIA to enable final part designs that are optimized for weight and strength for aerospace and automotive applications New GrabCAD Print Add-In for Dassault Systèmes’ SOLIDWORKS allows users to estimate and print parts without leaving the SOLIDWORKS environment LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– SOLIDWORKS World 2017 – Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing…

London black taxi cab gets 21st century makeover

London Taxi Company has just opened a sparkling new production plant on the outskirts of Coventry to produce the iconic London black taxi cab Back in 2012, the UK manufacturer of London’s iconic black cabs was facing an uncertain future. Having failed to make a profit since 2007, and with administrators poised to take control of…

McLaren Formula 1 Racing Deploys Stratasys Additive Manufacturing to Improve 2017 Car Performance

Stratasys FDM and PolyJet being used to produce race-ready parts and manufacturing aids for new McLaren MCL32 race car Stratasys FDM and PolyJet 3D Printing Solutions are being used to produce final 3D printed race-ready parts for the new McLaren MCL32 race car, as well as manufacturing tooling to advance production 3D printing will also…

Come along to our EMCO OPEN DAY

Tuesday 25th April or Wednesday 26th April 2017 – 9.30am – 16.30pm We will be showcasing machines at our EMCO’s showroom •  EMCO CNC machine tools •  Stratasys / Object 3D printers •  Isel CNC Routers •  Mastercam •  Creaform 3D Scanner After the success of our last open days, EMCO are hosting another Open...

BMW’s mixed reality system for vehicle development combines VR with 3D Printing

BMW is looking to improve the overall experience of its customers with the aid of VR during the design process Fresh off the back of our feature on how McLaren is pioneering the use of ‘games engine’ VR technology for automotive design, BMW has stepped up to announce its own similar design evaluation set-up. Using…

Disrupting the Supply Chain with 3D Printing: An Introduction to FDM Composite Tooling

The Problem: Traditional composite tooling has two major problems: It takes too long to produce and it is very costly. Lead times for traditional aluminum, steel, invar or FRP (fiber reinforced polymer) tooling are usually measured in weeks and months and costs often skyrocket well into the tens of thousands of dollars, even for relatively…

Stratasys J750 – The ultimate full-color, multi-material 3D printer

If seeing is believing, holding something this real is knowing for sure. The Stratasys J750 3D Printer lends form and substance to your brightest ideas and boldest ambitions with lifelike colours and materials that make uncertainty obsolete. You design. The Stratasys J750 does the rest. Combining imaging, ingenuity, research and resolve, your team has modeled something truly…

SME manufacturers resilient in face of Brexit, with sales up and investment in technology and people planned

Small- to medium-sized manufacturers in the UK have remained resilient in the face of ‘Brexit’ uncertainty, with 57% of firms recording an increase in sales during the last six months, according to the National Manufacturing Barometer. Conducted by the SWMAS Group in partnership with Economic Growth Solutions (EGS), the survey of senior decision-makers from 270…

Self-taught dad develops 3D printed prosthetic limb for amputee son

A father from North Wales with no background in product development has designed a 3D printed prosthetic limb for his infant amputee son. Ben Ryan’s son Sol was born in March 2015 with an undetected clot in his upper left arm. Following surgery where most of Sol’s arm was removed, Ben realised it would be…

STRATASYS F123 SERIES

The new Stratasys F123 series is easy to operate and maintain for all levels of experience. And, it’s adept at every prototyping stage, from concept verification to design validation to functional performance. A variety of the most commonly used CAD file formats can be imported directly into the software. The three printers in the platform,...

EMCOMILL E350

Mechanical spindle 20 x tool magazine Fast two-arm changer Optionally dividing unit (4th axis) Siemens control EMCOMILL E350 Highest thermostability and optimal machining accuracy Cutting-edge control technology from Siemens with JobShop programming software Very attractive price-performance ratio Top European quality – Made in the Heart of Europe Work area Travel in X/Y/Z: 350 / 250 /…

Why the race track is the Ultimate 3D printing proving ground

For years automotive companies have utilised motorsports and racing as a way to evaluate new, improve existing, and perfect all technologies that eventually make their way to the production cars we drive today. In industry terms, this is known as “tech transfer” and its benefits are real. Anti-lock brakes, stability control, lightweight materials, turbo charging…

Dassault Systèmes partners with Stratasys for design optimisation of 3D printed parts

The new partnership aims to aid design optimisation for FDM parts with better simulation software Fresh off the back of launching its new F123 3D printer range at SolidWorks World, Stratasys and Dassault Systèmes have partnered to provide the next generation of design tools for optimised structures and parts. Jon Stevenson, Stratasys senior VP global...

WATCH: Stratasys showcase award-winning injection moulding

Watch Video Here at 3D Printing Tokyo 2017, Stratasys are showcasing a complete range of 3D technologies including injection moulding parts from the full colour, J750, MakerBot machines and, for the first time in Asia, its F123 line. But it is an application from partner, Swany that is drawing most of the mainly Japanese crowd’s…

GrabCAD Print Professional 3D printing made easy and accessible

A smooth 3D printing workflow Get the 3D printed parts you want, obstacle-free. Print directly from CAD GrabCAD Print allows you to print directly from your favorite professional CAD formats, saving hours of time usually spent converting and fixing STL files. Get started fast Lean on smart default settings, tooltips, and notifications to guide you…

New Stratasys F123 Series Office-Friendly 3D Printer with High Precision and Engineering-Grade Performance

Stratasys F123 Series addresses workgroup-prototyping market by combining office-usability, precision, repeatability and affordability. 3D Printer handles applications from concept verification to design validation to functional performance testing. More information

Allo, allo – Philippe Starck imagines a new generation of smartphone

Alo features no screen and instead relies on holograms, voice control and haptic feedback Famed French designer Philippe Starck is known for being a bit radical and ‘out there’ with his designs and now he was co-created a smartphone called Alo that, well, doesn’t look like a phone at all. Working with fellow French industrial…

OverHead CNC-Milling Machine

How should you find an optimum utilisation of space with minimum space requirements? (M20 / M30 /  M40 / M50) X = 710 / 710 / 1210 / 1210 mm, Y = 610 / 910 / 910 / 1410 mm, Z = 310 mm Opening = 340 (590) mm OverHead Gantry – our flexible space-saving…

Last week’s poll: do you fear automation?

The Engineers website poll of 2016 focused on automation and was prompted by Bank of England governor Mark Carney’s warning that technology will put millions of jobs at risk. Carney’s comments followed research published in 2016 by Citi and Oxford University claiming that 57 per cent of jobs across the OECD are at risk from automation....

GE software engineer aims for global impact with 3D-printed prosthetic hands

Four Formlabs Form 2 3D printers make up the production facility, allowing design, prototyping and manufacturing to happen all in the same space. A General Electric software engineer is aiming to make a global impact with 3D-printed custom prosthetic hands after fitting his first patient at the end of 2016. A General Electric software engineer...

Production plans from EMCO

Austria-headquartered Emco has had a UK presence since the 1970s, varying between direct, indirect and combined representation. But this August, sole direct UK coverage returned to Emco Education and the company has production applications in its sights, as Andrew Allcock heard With the word ‘Education’ in its title, Emco’s UK operation (02392 637100) is reinforcing a...

How Speedo Took a Big Lead in Swim Gear Design with Multi-material 3D Printing

Top swimming gear brand Speedo has used its Stratasys Objet350 Connex 3D Printer for over half a decade. Famous for both kitting out top swimmers and its supremely secret product development process, Speedo gave Stratasys UK reseller SYS Systems a small glimpse inside. The product development arm of Speedo is focused at their research and...

New Make in 3D website for EMCO offering 3D printer materials, parts and components

Visit our new Make in 3D website to order all your 3D printer materials, parts and components. See the full range of MakerBot printers together with a full list of 3D printer materials and components for MakerBot, Stratasys and 3D Systems. Order online through our easy to navigate online shop.

Industrial Training at BMW

Talent and Machine: Training on the latest production machine tools creates good foundations for success at work TaLEnt means “Talent-orientated LEarning and development” The BMW group provides this particular form of training at all German works locations. It is intended to promote the talents and strengths of the apprentices and in this way prepare them…

Capabilities Expand with Next Generation Fortus Production 3D Printer from Stratasys

Capabilities Expand with Next Generation Fortus Production 3D Printer from Stratasys; Includes New Material, FDM Nylon 6 Large-format Stratasys Fortus 900mc designed to fill need for a production 3D printer with high throughput, precision and repeatability; Stratasys also announces that GrabCAD Print software is now commercially available globally and compatible with most Stratasys 3D printers…

UAE teenager wins award for 3D printed mind-controlled bionic arm

A teenage boy from the United Arab Emirates was awarded for his mind-controlled, 3D printed bionic arm at the region’s first Gulf 3D Printing Olympiad. Rishabh Java designed and printed the arm, which was selected as the ‘Best Innovative Project’ of the year, independently. The 14-year-old’s creation is a low-cost, functional, 3D-printed bionic forearm which…

HSC Isel Milling Machine G823-TL / G813-TL

High speed cnc milling machine HSC G823-TL and G813-TL The 5-axis and 4-axis with backlash-free linear and torque motors – built on a granit base! To give you the best results, the HSC Milling Machines G823-TL (5-axis) and G813-TL (4-axis) are built on a granit base and are equipped with backlash-free linear and torque motors...

Eyewear Icon Safilo Re-Invents Design for Fashion Frames with Stratasys 3D Printing

Founded in 1878, Safilo was propelled to success and is now the second-largest producer of eyewear in the world. The company is renowned for its stellar craftsmanship and manufactures sunglasses, sports eyewear and frames for prescription lenses for more than 90,000 stores in 130 countries. The company’s impressive portfolio boasts 25 luxury brands, such as...

MMV 3200 – NEW TRAVELLING COLUMN MACHINING CENTER

EMCO now offer travelling column machining centre for workpieces up to 5000 kg Travelling Column Machining Centre for 3, 4, or 5 axes machining of big and heavy parts for small to medium lot sizes. Rapid travel up to 50 m/min with the utmost in precision. The super-structure is highly rigid, even for heavy work…

EMCO’s new list of used CNC Mills, Lathes, 3D Printers, Laser Cutters and Scanners

Used CNC Mills Maxxmill 350 with 840D Siemens control 5 Side CNC milling – New Machine Concept Mill 55 with 8 stn ATC, machine cabinet and tooling – Demo Machine Concept Mill 55 with 8 stn ATC + 4th Axis – 2nd Hand Machine Concept Mill 55 with manual tool change – 2nd Hand Machine Concept Mill 155 with 10 stn...

Come to EMCOs Open Day on the 18th & 19th of October 2016

After the success of our last Open Day, EMCO are hosting another Open House on Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th October 2016 at our offices on Hayling Island, Hampshire where you are very welcome to attend. It’s an informal couple of days to showcase some of our new products with refreshments and a buffet lunch. EMCO offer only…

AUTOMATED PRODUCTION SOLUTION FOR THE COMPLETE PROCESSING OF PARTS WITH TURNING AND CNC MILLING OPERATIONS

The combination of the Maxxmill 400 5-axis CNC milling centre including Heidenhain TNC 620 control (left picture) with the VT260 vertical processing centre including Fanuc 31i control fulfils the requirements placed on the production of typical parts of pumps, electric motors, control gears in the non-automotive area as well as gear parts in the automotive…

Injection moulder develops service based around 3D printer

Dutch plastic part manufacturer Promolding has expanded its operations with the introduction of a 3D printed injection moulding division (PRIM) utilising Stratasys PolyJet 3D printing solutions to produce moulds. Using 3D printing technology has reduced injection mould lead times for its customers by 93%. Having initially utilized Stratasys PolyJet 3D printing to solve a number…

Emco – Open House on the 18th & 19th of October

Emco are hosting an Open House on Tuesday and Wednesday 18th & 19th October at our offices on Hayling Island Hants where you are very welcome to attend. It’s an informal couple of days with refreshments and a buffet lunch. Emco offer only the best equipment, solutions and service. On display  we will have the...

3D PRINTED ORIGAMI BIRDS BURST OUT OF KUBO SHELTER AD

Isobar, Astral drive bus passengers’ attention to eOne movie poster Impatient bus riders in Toronto may soon wish they could soar like the origami-style birds that appear to be flying out of transit shelters to promote Kubo and the Two Stringsfrom Entertainment One. The film features a string of Oscar-winning voice performers, such as Matthew…

MACH 2018 website live; space ballot process set for kick-off

With a successful MACH 2016 exhibition behind it, show organiser and trade association the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) has already got the MACH 2018 event in its sights, unveiling a website and kicking off the space ballot process. The association has launched the MACH 2018 website,www.machexhibition.com, for the next edition of the biennial event, which…

Diamond technology specialist speeds up production with 3D printing

Diamond technology specialist De Beers Technologies has invested in two Stratasys 3D printing systems, the Fortus 360mc and a Dimension 1200es, to ramp up production of parts for equipment in the diamond industry. After initially outsourcing their 3D printing needs, the company recently completed installation of its second machine from SYS Systems to enable around…

Automation & complete turnkey manufacturing solutions

Emco have been designing and building automation and complete turnkey manufacturing solutions for their range of CNC machines for over 30 years at the European headquarters in Austria. We have a range of standard automation options which include gantry loaders, swing loaders, and through spindle shaft loaders to cover almost all work piece requirements from…

Introducing the OverHead CNC-Milling Machine – our flexible space-saving option

How should you find an optimum utilisation of space with minimum space requirements? Maximum functionality with minimum space requirements is the motto of the OverHead Gantry M. The basic machine can be optimally configured for many sectors and work areas using a variety of variable equipment features and additional options. The possible applications of the OverHead Gantry M include measuring,...

Stratasys Launches Bold 3D Printing Software Strategy and Universal Design-to-3D Print Application, GrabCAD Print

GrabCAD Print built on proven, cloud-based SaaS platform and new business intelligence environment, designed to make 3D printing easier, more intuitive and readily accessible MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, today unveiled a bold, new software strategy designed to make 3D printing significantly easier, more…

GSK to invest £275m into UK manufacturing facilities

GSK is investing £275m at three of its UK manufacturing sites to increase production and support delivery of respiratory and large molecule biological medicines. The pharmaceutical company’s site at Barnard Castle in County Durham is to receive £92m to fund the construction of an aseptic sterile facility that will support  the manufacture of existing and…

Maxxmill 350 – COMPACT 5-AXIS MACHINING CENTER WITH THE BEST VALUE FOR MONEY

Maximum Flexibility and Quality: Its features set benchmarks in its class: The new EMCO MaxxMill 350 is a winner for the sophisticated 5-sided machining of small workpieces with high thermostability and machining accuracy. A modern travel stand concept plus solid rotary table, compact design with a small footprint and large working space, high quality control...

Lively North East event brings manufacturing and engineering innovation to the region

The North East’s largest showcase of manufacturing and engineering suppliers has closed its doors on another successful year. Running from 6-7th July at the Radio Metro Arena, Newcastle, Manufacturing & Engineering North East provided a regional platform for the best of British design and manufacturing innovation. Manufacturing & Engineering North East 2016 brought together 90…

NEW MAXXMILL 350

• Mechanical or motor spindle •20 / 30 / 50 x tool magazine • Siemens or Heidenhain control • 5 side machining in just one operation • Highest thermostability with optimal machining precision • Mechanical or motor spindle • Compact machine design • Cutting-edge control technology from Siemens or Heidenhain • Attractive price-performance ratio

Stratasys J750 3D Printer

The ultimate full-color,multi-material 3D printer If seeing is believing, holding something this real is knowing for sure. The Stratasys J750 3D Printer lends form and substance to your brightest ideas and boldest ambitions with lifelike colors and materials that make uncertainty obsolete.      

New Methods for Manufacturing by Laura Griffiths

At RAPID 2016, 3D Systems’ principal message was that despite the noise, this industry is not all about the 3D printer, it’s about an entire ecosystem. Whether it’s design, manufacturing, scanning or processing, all of the links in the chain need to fit together in order for the technology to achieve its full potential. Toward…

EMCO Open Days

You are invited to our Open Days on: Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th May 2016 9.30am – 16.30pm Unit 6 Hayling Billy Business Centre, Furniss Way, Hayling Island, Hants. PO11 0ED If you would like to attend please notify us & include how many attendees will be present in an email or phone on: Tel: 02392…

Emco at the Mach exhibition 2016 on stand 5056.

Emco will be exhibiting at the Mach exhibition 2016 on stand 5056. Please come and pay us a visit as we have many of our new and innovative Emco CNC machine tools on show for demonstrations. We will be exhibiting the following Emco CNC machine tools;   Emco Concept Turn 105 CNC lathe, This is…

Introducing Stratasys 3D Printing

Emco’s customers demand the very best solutions for their needs. Therefore we need to be able to supply and support the very best technology. As a result, we have taken the decision to begin working with Stratasys 3D printers and additive manufacturing systems. Emco has over 40 years of experience in the education sector and...

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