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  • Figure 1. Digital electronic control systems provide unmatched performance and enable connectivity to I4.0 networks for data-driven productivity increases.

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    Upgrading Extrusion Press Hydraulics and Controls to the Connected Future

    By Michael R. Kramer, Bosch Rexroth Corporation. There is a growing recognition in the extrusion industry of the value of fully committing to the connected future offered by Industry 4.0 (I4.0) technology platforms. These smart, efficient, and highly connected systems provide opportunities for increased productivity and profitability, reduced downtime, lower maintenance costs, improved quality, and […]

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    SEGAL Completes Revamp of Extrusion Press Hydraulics

    Throughout 2018 and the start of 2019, SEGAL Ltd., a part of the SIAL Group, has been putting into operation new equipment and modernizing its existing extrusion line at its plant in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. The company’s aim is to bring the facility to the next stage of technical development. In May 2019, the company successfully completed […]

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    ARTICLE: Upgrading Press Hydraulic Drives and Controls

    By Tom LaCombe, Bosch Rexroth Corporation. Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the April 2017 issue of Light Metal Age. To read more articles from this issue, please subscribe. A  significant portion of extrusion press and system capacity in the Americas and Europe is comprised of press and auxiliary equipment that has been installed and […]