AZCO Corp.'s AZCO Sure Size Sheeter is useful
for film, foil, paper, non-woven, laminate, composite or any other flexible
material. The sheeter is modular in design and comes with an unwind with an
optional edge guide, a cut-to-length assembly with an optional slitter and a
is placed onto the shaft which can be a simple shaft with core adaptors, or an
air shaft which will secure the material to the roll and the Sure Size Cut-to-Length
unit cuts the material. This cut-to-length assembly has heavy duty rollers and
bearings as well as a servo-motor drive for precision cutting accuracy on
materials up to 1000mm/39.4 in. wide. The fed material will be indexed to a
predetermined length. Upon exiting the cutting unit, the material will be moved
by a takeaway conveyor.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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