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December 04, 2013 - Volume 07 Issue 23
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Image - Magnetic Chip Disc Filtration Helps Michigan Manufacturer Handle the Heavy Stuff Magnetic Chip Disc Filtration Helps Michigan Manufacturer Handle the Heavy Stuff
Hennig chip conveyors and Niigata machining centers provide a winning combination that maximizes efficiency on ductile iron castings used in heavy truck and military drive train projects at Accurate Gauge in Rochester Hills, Michigan.
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Image - New Plasma System Allows Manufacturer to Cut Gas and Oil Parts 2½ Times Faster While Reducing Laser Outsourcing By 80% New Plasma System Allows Manufacturer to Cut Gas and Oil Parts 2½ Times Faster While Reducing Laser Outsourcing By 80%
Precision Flange & Machine, Inc. upgraded its cutting operation with a new HyPerformance Plasma HPR400XD from Hypertherm. The result was a 30% improvement in productivity due to the elimination of costly production steps and secondary operations.
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  Industry News
Image - New Multi-Cell Assembly System for Tier 1 Automotive Supplier Simplifies Manufacturing Process of Steering Gear Sub-Assemblies New Multi-Cell Assembly System for Tier 1 Automotive Supplier Simplifies Manufacturing Process of Steering Gear Sub-Assemblies
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  Technology Showcase to Demonstrate How to Eliminate Scrap, Reduce Cycle Times, and Maximize Efficiency
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Image - New Features on Laser Cutting System Make It Easier and More Comfortable to Use;  Reduce Response Time from 2 Seconds to ½ Second New Features on Laser Cutting System Make It Easier and More Comfortable to Use; Reduce Response Time from 2 Seconds to ½ Second
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  U.S. Manufacturing Grows at the Fastest Pace in 2½ Years
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Image - New End Mill for High Temp Alloys Offers Removal Rates Up to 12 in3/min at Only 45 ft lb of Torque New End Mill for High Temp Alloys Offers Removal Rates Up to 12 in3/min at Only 45 ft lb of Torque
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  The Perfect Combination -- ER Collet Chuck and Quick Change System Now in One Toolholder
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  New Eco-Friendly Water Jet System Cuts Diameters as Small as .012"
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Image - Self-Adjusting Bar Puller Makes It Self-Adjusting Bar Puller Makes It "EZ" to Automate CNC Operation
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  Custom Engineered Workholding Improves Machining Throughput While Decreasing Costs
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  "Powerful Easy" CNC Control Ideal for Milling Machines
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Image - New High-Speed 3D Laser Scanner Features Repeatability as High as 20 Millionths of an Inch New High-Speed 3D Laser Scanner Features Repeatability as High as 20 Millionths of an Inch
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  New High-Precision 2D/3D Measuring Station Evaluates Topography During Multi-Step Grinding/Polishing Operations
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