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November 20, 2012 - Volume 06 Issue 22
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  Featured Articles
Image - Antenna Manufacturer Combines 5-Axis MTM with CAD/CAM Software to Reduce Labor By 75% Antenna Manufacturer Combines 5-Axis MTM with CAD/CAM Software to Reduce Labor By 75%
Parts that took R.A. Miller Industries 25 minutes of machining with two lathe and three mill operations, now only took 6 minutes from bar stock to completion.
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Image - Stronger and Lighter Laser-Treated Steel the Future for the Automotive Industry? Stronger and Lighter Laser-Treated Steel the Future for the Automotive Industry?
A new technique for the local heat treatment of high-strength steels softens the material in a limited area, thus increasing the local formability of components. Automakers, for instance, can reduce weight using stronger steels with lower metal thicknesses without impairing the function of the parts.
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  Industry News
Image - Industrial Revolution 4.0: How Smart Apps for Smartphones Could One Day Control Smart Factories Industrial Revolution 4.0: How Smart Apps for Smartphones Could One Day Control Smart Factories
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  Liquid Nitrogen Technology Enables Longer Tool Life and Higher Cutting Speeds in Cryogenic Machining
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Image - Newly Certified Heat Eliminating Cold Gun Offers Low-Cost Alternative to Mist Systems Newly Certified Heat Eliminating Cold Gun Offers Low-Cost Alternative to Mist Systems
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  Indiana Foundry/Machine Shop Establishes Free Access to Healthcare for All Employees and Families
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  Product Spotlight
Image - Cutting Edge, High-Speed Laser Marker Offers 50 Watt Power, Scratch Control, and Deep Engraving Cutting Edge, High-Speed Laser Marker Offers 50 Watt Power, Scratch Control, and Deep Engraving
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  New Range of End Mills Designed to Support All Applications
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  New 150 Ton Hydraulic Press Shortens Lead Times By Combining Three Operations into One
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Image - New Electric Pin Marker Handles Variety of Parts with 40% Larger Mark Field New Electric Pin Marker Handles Variety of Parts with 40% Larger Mark Field
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  New Copy Mill's 12 Cutting Edges and Double-Sided Inserts Effective at High Speeds and in Multiple Milling Tasks
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  New Laser Cutting Machine Offers Faster Throughput, Higher Accuracy, and 50" Cutting Bed
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Image - New Fast-Hole Drill EDM Features Fully Submerged Drilling with Processing Speeds Up to 10x Faster than Conventional Technology New Fast-Hole Drill EDM Features Fully Submerged Drilling with Processing Speeds Up to 10x Faster than Conventional Technology
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  New Painting System Can Handle Triple the Volume of Parts at One Time
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