Saw blade manufacturer Alesa develops its own grinding machine with servo motors from Kollmorgen

By Martin Rupf, of Kollmorgen

Saw blade manufacturer Alesa has developed its own grinding machine with Washdown servo motors from Kollmorgen with single-cable connection technology. 

Among their other applications the finely ground circular saw blades are used in metal processing centers.

Sintered tools have a reputation in metal processing for being particularly hard-wearing and for maintaining their sharpness over a long period.  Continue reading Saw blade manufacturer Alesa develops its own grinding machine with servo motors from Kollmorgen

Yaskawa Electric reports stunning 150 per cent more profits with robotics and automation leading the way

Yaskawa Electric says it has achieved a staggering 150 per cent growth in net profit for the period from April to September, compared with the same period last year, according to a report on Nikkei

Nikkei says Yaskawa’s profits for the period were $184 million, beating its own previous records.

Yaskawa, which also owns the Motoman brand of industrial robot, says most of the growth was due to increased orders for automation equipment from China, Japan and the US.  Continue reading Yaskawa Electric reports stunning 150 per cent more profits with robotics and automation leading the way