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September 05, 2012 - Volume 06 Issue 17
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  Featured Articles
Image - Large Job Shop Large Job Shop "Controls" Its Own Destiny By Specializing in Precision, Complex Parts for the Most Demanding Customers
Aztalan Engineering, a large shop in Lake Mills, Wisconsin, produces short runs on parts that have unique requirements and narrow tolerances. With Okuma's help, they have become one of the fastest growing companies in North America, delivering precision parts to customers in the aerospace, energy, and defense industries.
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Image - Continuous Dress Grinding is Creeping Back Continuous Dress Grinding is Creeping Back
Advancements in grinding wheels have promoted the resurgence of the continuous dress creep feed (CDCF) grinding process. Developed in the 1970’s for grinding complex profiles with high stock removals in aerospace applications, CDCF is once again being touted as the optimal process for several products including turbine parts, clipper blades and gear profiles.
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  Industry News
Image - New Version of CNC Software Provides Rendering Speed Up to 33 Times Faster New Version of CNC Software Provides Rendering Speed Up to 33 Times Faster
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  Sandvik Coromant Launches New Website Offering Improved Search Engine, Tool Selector, and Ordering Service
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  First Giant U6 Portal Mill Built to Produce Large Diesel Engines and Massive Industrial Components
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  Product Spotlight
Image - New Cutting Technology Allows Waterjets to Cut Faster and Eliminate Taper New Cutting Technology Allows Waterjets to Cut Faster and Eliminate Taper
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  CNC Platform Ideal for Knee Mill CNC Retrofits as well as Aerospace Industry Requirements
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Image - New HMC Offers Grinding, Drilling, Boring and Milling All in One Machine Platform New HMC Offers Grinding, Drilling, Boring and Milling All in One Machine Platform
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  New 4-Way Bed Precision Lathe Can Machine Long and Thin Workpieces Without Reclamping
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More than just a traditional DNC system, Shop Floor Connect pulls data from Teamcenter's database avoiding data duplication and managing revisions to ensure correct manufacturing data is used on the shop floor. It also allows operators to access current and released CNC programs, drawings, 3D models, etc through a web-based interface running on any browser-enabled device or controller. Hyla Soft is the exclusive SI for Shop Floor Connect in North America. See us at IMTS Siemens booth E-5010.

  Product Spotlight Cont'd
Image - New 5-Axis VMC Designed for Small, Complex Parts That Require Tight Tolerances and Fine Surface Finishes New 5-Axis VMC Designed for Small, Complex Parts That Require Tight Tolerances and Fine Surface Finishes
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  First Milling-Machine Control Offered with Optional Turning Functions
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  New Sandmist Devices Keep Air Crystal Clean and Production Area Free From Slippery Oil
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