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News 2014

Roemheld takes rotor lock to extremes
Roemheld takes rotor lock to extremes
December 2014 - Roemheld’s successful rotor lock range has been extended to offer modular components that can operate in extreme conditions across all industries. Originally designed for use during the maintenance of on- and offshore wind power plants, the hydraulic and electro-mechanical components have since been successfully used in the medical and sheet metal forming industries and in diverse applications
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Roemheld launches wireless hydraulic clamping sensor
Roemheld launches wireless hydraulic clamping sensor
November 2014 - The new electronic pressure sensor from Roemheld offers stationary and mobile measurement of rotating or hard-to-reach sections of hydraulic clamping fixtures. Designed for use with automatic manufacturing systems, transfer lines, assembly lines and rotary indexing fixtures and tables, up to 16 pressure sensors can be individually configured and monitored from a single receiver.
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Roemheld launches maintenance-free rotor locks
Roemheld launches maintenance-free rotor locks
October 2014 - Roemheld has introduced new rotor locks that are designed to deliver increased availability and simplified maintenance to wind power plants A new, special coating prevents the locking bolt from rusting when not in use for a long period and non-contact position monitoring avoids mechanical wear and extends the life of the component.
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Roemheld has a hold on 5-axis clamping
Roemheld has a hold on 5-axis clamping
October 2014 - Carbide inserts have been recently introduced to the Hilma MC 100 vice range of vices and jaws from Roemheld which enable end users to hold concentric components on just 3mm in a vice. Roemheld was one of the forerunners in the development of 5-axis vices with the capability to grip safely on just 3mm of material.
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Roemheld to exhibit best practice at SECO
Roemheld to exhibit best practice at SECO
September 2014 - Roemheld will be one of the exhibitors at the Seco ‘Inspiration through Innovation’ best-practice event on 24th and 25th of September. Roemheld will be displaying the very latest innovations in 5-Axis vice and 5-Axis clamping technology. Roemheld 5-Axis vices offer repeatable accuracy for locating and positioning and the component is held high off the machine table, keeping the spindle tooling to standard lengths and rigid clamping possible due to high clamping forces.
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Roemheld to launch hydraulic, electric and magnetic innovations at Euroblech
Roemheld to launch hydraulic, electric and magnetic innovations at Euroblech
September 2014 - Roemheld will be launching a new generation of hydraulic clamps, electro-mechanical clamping elements and the latest in magnetic clamping technology at EuroBLECH 2014. Visitors to the stand will be able to see the next generation of compact yet highly versatile, hydraulically operated wedge clamps. These incorporate a flexible clamping edge, that increases versatility for use with use with dies with clamping edges between 20mm and 50mm, and a connection diagram.
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Green cell fixturing takes flight for Roemheld
Green cell fixturing takes flight for Roemheld
July 2014 - When a leading aerospace company decided to invest in green button efficiency, it looked to two global companies to help realise the project. RINGSPANN UK LTD was chosen to deliver the hydraulic fixtures and Roemheld (UK) Ltd was selected to supply the zero point and hydraulic clamping components.
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Roemheld magnetic clamping set to be hot attraction at Interplas 2014
Roemheld magnetic clamping set to be hot attraction at Interplas 2014
July 2014 - Roemheld will be exhibiting its innovative M-TECS magnetic clamping systems on Stand J4. These are designed to offer flexibility and fast changeovers for the rubber, thermoplastics and plastic processing industries.
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Roemheld records busiest MACH ever
Roemheld records busiest MACH ever
April 2014 - Roemheld UK experienced its busiest MACH to date, taking hundreds of leads over the five days. While these were split across all areas of the group‘s technology, the extended range of 5-Axis vices and the new additions to the Zero Point range proved to be the star attractions.
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Roemheld appoints new northern area manager
Roemheld appoints new northern area manager
March 2014 - Following the sad loss of Mike Lally, Roemheld (UK) Ltd has appointed a new Area Manager for the North of England. Phil Cable joins Roemheld having previously spent 15 years as a Technical Engineer at NCMT Ltd with responsibility for developing component manufacturing solutions for the Aerospace, Medical, Automotive, Oil & Gas and OEM industries, based around Okuma and Makino CNC machines.
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Exhibiting innovation - Roemheld launches technological developments at MACH 2014
Exhibiting innovation - Roemheld launches technological developments at MACH 2014
March 2014 - Roemheld will be exhibiting its very latest workholding and materials handling innovations at MACH 2014. Visitors to Roemheld stand 5250 will be able to see the very latest additions to the M-Tecs, magnetic clamping system, designed for a wide range of workholding applications.
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New at MACH – all electric zero point clamping
New at MACH – all electric zero point clamping
February 2014 - Roemheld will be launching its new range of electrical zero point mounting systems, the SPEEDY etec, at MACH 2014. Visitors to stand 5250 will be able to view this latest ‘green‘ technology which combines a compact design with a high insertion force of 7KN and a retention force of 38 KN. The SPEEDY etec is compatible with existing Roemheld hydraulic and pneumatic workholding systems and offers high precision alongside low power consumption.
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Roemheld launches new products at MACH 2014
Roemheld launches new products at MACH 2014
January 2014 - The Roemheld stand will be bursting with newly launched products, applications and workholding solutions: many of which are being seen in the UK for the first time. Visitors to the stand will be able to see working examples of many of these new products and applications and find out firsthand the potential savings and increased productivity they offer end users.
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Magnetic clamping delivers die change benefits
Magnetic clamping delivers die change benefits
January 2014 - Roemheld’s M-TECS magnetic clamping plates provide a wide range of benefits compared with traditional mechanical, hydraulic or electromechanical systems. The M-TECS magnetic clamping system can reduce set-up and changoever times to as little as 2-3 seconds and dies of all sizes can be installed with a single clamp. Roemheld's magnetic clamping system has no moving parts and is basically maintenance-free.
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