Beckhoff Automation

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Fax: 086 603 6868
Email: info@beckhoff.co.za
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Maximised precision and speed
First Quarter 2020, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Due to the outstanding quality characteristics of its beam, the fibre laser has become the technology of choice in the fine cutting of metal sheets. It delivers highly precise cuts with very narrow kerfs ...
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Control for additive manufacturing
Fourth Quarter 2019, Editor's Choice, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Colossus plans to manufacture large functional or decorative objects such as outdoor furniture and ornaments with a new 3D printer that processes recycled plastics, and this creates further special ...
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Cost-efficient production with 18 synchronous NC axes
Third Quarter 2019, Editor's Choice, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Swedish equipment manufacturer, Ecmec has developed a high-tech machine for a supplier to the automobile industry that can complete several process steps simultaneously without having to remount the part ...
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Automated post-print processing on 3D printed parts
Third Quarter 2019, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Additive manufacturing processes can produce parts with the most complex geometries in a single operation. However, post-processing these 3D printed parts is time consuming and costly. In order to remove ...
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Flying motion
2nd Quarter 2019, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

A planar motor system of free-floating movers with six degrees of freedom.
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Retrofit of sheet metal warehouse
1st Quarter 2019, Editor's Choice, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

The modernisation project was handled by Peter Huber, a full service provider of control solutions for sheet metalworking, and a Beckhoff solution provider since 2010.
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Blockbuster effects, automated for any theatrical production
4th Quarter 2018, Editor's Choice, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Controlling all the complex moving parts in a large-scale theatrical production requires a robust control system in the background, and Hudson uses Beckhoff’s PC-based control technology.
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Cost-effective machine safety
3rd Quarter 2018, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

IMA Klessmann of Lübbecke, Germany is an international manufacturer of trend-setting manufacturing machines for the woodworking and craft furniture industries. In 2017 the company modernised a complex, ...
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Fully automatic tool change for CNC machining and 3D printing
2nd Quarter 2018, Editor's Choice, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies has developed a CNC-based hybrid tool solution, the Ambit multi-task system, which can be integrated into almost any CNC metalworking machine.
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PC-based CNC controller revitalises traditional wood joining technique
2nd Quarter 2018, Editor's Choice, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Beckhoff's CNC PC- and EtherCAT-based control platform controls the automatic manufacturing of mortise and tenon joints and provides a bright future for the traditional wood joining technique.
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Automated tool magazines
1st Quarter 2018, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Compact, flexible tool handling solution.
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Kinetic sculpture interacts with water and light
4th Quarter 2017, Editor's Choice, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

A fascinating play of water, light and motion.
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