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October 4, 2018

The solar powered car to arrive in Rimini

Scm Group highly driven to study the most innovative solutions for its market targets Rimini played...

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July 30, 2018

Scm Group Management thanks Denise Dujmic after the Emilia 4 American triumph

Ms. Denise Dujmic, a young engineer at the Scm Group Innovation Office, was welcomed by Management...

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July 23, 2018

Emilia 4 wins the American Solar Challenge

After having conquered it all as a “foreigner” in the United States, and having surpassed the...

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July 20, 2018

Solar Wave towards the Craters of the Moon and Mountain Home

The head-to-head between Bologna and Minnesota continues to animate the American Solar Challenge....

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July 19, 2018

Emilia 4 conquers everyone, even the Americans

Emilia 4 and its team are feverishly cheered. Dozens of Americans, including technicians and fans...

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July 18, 2018

The Solar Wave Team more competitive than ever

The Solar Wave Team is currently running the fifth leg, from Lander to Carson. It will not be easy...

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July 17, 2018

Emilia 4 in the Rocky Mountains near Casper

Emilia 4 has now left Nebraska to reach Casper in Wyoming. The third day of the American Solar...

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July 16, 2018

Great start for Emilia 4 racing along the American western trails

With a heart of champions, the Solar Wave team is keeping head to head with none other than the...

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July 13, 2018

Emilia4 at American Solar Challenge: the adventure begin

On the 14th July starts the American Solar Challenge, a competition to design, build, and...

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July 13, 2018

Solar Wave heading to Omaha after taking second place at the Formula Sun Grand Prix

After a podium finish at the Formula Sun Grand Prix, second only to the University of Minnesota...

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July 12, 2018

Emilia 4 is among the American Solar Challenge Magnificent Eleven!

It has taken a lot of effort, a few adjustments and change of course, even during the qualifier...

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July 11, 2018

Solar Wave team among the best in the world: the American Solar Challenge draws nearer

Nearly 80 laps completed and three drivers qualified. These are the Emilia 4 first-day results at...

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July 10, 2018

Excellent report card for Emilia 4: And now the Formula Sun Grand Prix is ready to take off

Braking on wet asphalt, performing U-turns and slaloms between markers. These are some of the tests...

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July 9, 2018

American Solar Challenge: Scrutineering continues for Emilia4

The Emilia 4 car took the first steps toward the start of the American Solar Challenge, a race adventure along the Nebraska country roads, by undergoing the Scrutineering phase...

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July 5, 2018

Emilia 4 has arrived in Nebraska: awaiting the American Solar Challenge preliminaries

The Onda Solare (Solar Wave) Team – that’s going to be joint by Denise Dujmic, engineer of Scm...

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July 2, 2018

Scm Group and Cms visit the Italian Consulate in Chicago with the Onda Solare team

An important recognition by the Italian Consulate in Chicago, for the research and innovation...

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June 11, 2018

Scm Group and the University of Bologna take up the “solar” challenge together

Presented at the Ferrari Museum in Maranello was the Emilia 4, the 4-seater electric car now ready...

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June 7, 2018

All is ready for the launch of Emilia 4, the solar car participating in the American Solar Challenge

Scm Group is technological partner of the "Onda Solare" project that developed the...

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January 22, 2018

Top 6 Benefits Of Torque Motor Technology

When evaluating motors, horsepower is generally considered the primary operational feature. In the...

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November 27, 2017

7 Essential Machine Operator Safety Tips

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), workplace injuries that result in six or more days of lost work cost our country’s businesses more than $1 billion per week. It’s estimated that a single work-related injury averages $38,000 in direct and indirect costs. Workplace injuries cost time and money and affect overall productivity. Protect your employees and company by instituting these valuable machine operator safety tips:

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August 19, 2017

CMS Industries & the Alfa Romeo 4C

CMS and Alfa Romeo have joined forces in the creation of the legendary Italian automaker’s newest sports car, the 4C. CMS’s Ares moving bridge CNC machining center is used to cut and trim carbon fiber components for the 4C’s unibody frame.

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July 3, 2017

Training Your New CNC Workers

The training of CNC workers is vital to running a shop properly. When your workers are not properly trained, they are not assets but liabilities. With effective training, your operators can get a lot done for you.

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June 28, 2017

Upcut Versus Downcut Router and Your CNC Operation

Your router will, usually, always turn in the same direction, but an upcut versus downcut router can make a significant difference to the end results of your CNC operation. If you use the incorrect bit for the job, this difference can result in poor feeding or even in visible damage to the piece being worked upon.

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June 22, 2017

Machines of the Gods

Mike Richardson travels to CMS Industries’ headquarters in Northern Italy to witness the sheer size of not just the company’s facilities, but its seemingly Olympian range of specialised CNC machining centres.

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June 15, 2017

Understanding the Basics of Metrology

The basics of metrology begin as a method by which any given unit of measurement can be used universally. Defining the units, realizing how they are used in practice and tracing the measurements made in practice to reference standards are the three core activities that metrology is concerned with. Metrology is the founding principal behind the International Standard of Units, also known as the SI system.

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June 12, 2017

Maximizing the Effectiveness of Your CNC Machine

Using your CNC machine effectively comes down to understanding its operation and getting any hindrances out of the way. With the mindset of constantly seeking better ways to solve problems, your CNC machine will be as effective as possible.

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June 8, 2017

The History of Honeycomb Construction Design

The use of honeycomb construction design has been in place for thousands of years, and continues to find new uses into the modern world. Through honeycomb construction design, you can produce a low-density and high-strength material for a variety of applications. The honeycomb derives its name from the hexagonal shape with which the walls of beehives are constructed, and has been used in different types of construction with increasing frequency over the past century.

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June 2, 2017

How Aluminum Is Changing the Automotive Game

The use of aluminum in autos manufacturing is set to increase significantly in the future. In general, the primary metal used in the fabrication of vehicle components is steel. This has been attributed to the strength, durability and low-cost nature of the material. However, the recent advances in research in the auto industry have elevated aluminum as the next game changer. While the idea of using aluminum in autos is not new, there is a better understanding of the potential benefits that can be reaped from the extensive use of this material.

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June 1, 2017

Bridging the Gap between CAD and CNC Machines

One of the primary advantages of using CNC machines in manufacturing and production is the ability to link computer aided design software to the machining equipment. This property makes it possible to produce highly accurate product prototypes that can conform to the design specifications. However, the process by which the design is translated into a real machined product is not simple.

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March 17, 2017

Benefits, Parts, and Overview of CNC Routers

Before computer controlled machines, routers were operated exclusively by hand. Today, routers have evolved for cutting metals, plastics, molds, and much more. Modern CNC machines take advantage of advanced software to create geometric patterns via computer and then output those patterns to a router for completion.

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