More flexibility. Higher quality standards. Improved decision-making capabilities. The new innovations at IMTS 2018 really deliver. If you have a problem, IMTS exhibitors have a solution.
With so many innovations to see, it can be hard to decide which booths to visit. The IMTS Exhibitor Product Innovation Competition recognizes exhibitors with the newest—and most groundbreaking—manufacturing technology available for implementation today that will be on display at IMTS 2018. Be sure to visit this year’s winners at IMTS.
1st Place, Gold: Sandvik Coromant Silent Tools ™ Plus
Silent Tools™ Plus by Sandvik Coromant is an innovative suite of tools that solve two problems at once. The tool holders for turning, milling and boring are designed to minimize vibrations using a passive mechanical damper inside the tool body. The Plus line of tools also feature sensors that monitor tool deflection, cutting forces/tool load and temperature in real time and report information to operators on a user-friendly tablet.
2nd Place, Silver: OTT-JAKOB Power-Check Magazine
A loss of clamping force can quickly become a big problem. The Power-Check Magazine is an intelligent measuring device that makes it possible to identify a loss of clamping force at an early stage. Easily integrated into an Industry 4.0 environment, the innovative device is designed for continuous, fully automated operation within the tool magazine of a machine.
3rd Place, Bronze: Logic Supply CL200 Series
Common single-board computers (SBCs) are physically fragile and lack in computational capability. Logic Supply’s CL200 series of SBCs is a better industrial solution, offering more computing power, substantial memory and strengthened enclosures with multiple mounting and placement options. These fanless PCs are built for the rigors of industrial applications and environments. The systems include a wide array of features that are critical for deploying dependable, long-lasting industrial, IIoT, monitoring and data capture solutions.