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February 05, 2014 - Volume 08 Issue 03
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PMC-Colinet has been a supplier in the global pipe and tube market for machinery, tooling, and parts for over a hundred years. But they're still working hard to improve their operation. With the recent help of a customized angle head from Heimatec, they discovered a way to streamline the process for cutting the keyway in a high-precision cutting tool head.
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Comau Engineering, Injection Molds & Dies has been supplying engineering services and production tools to the automotive industry for over 60 years. By integrating product development activities with Siemens PLM Software, Comau has simplified the production process while reducing production time and cost.
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  Ultrashort Pulse Lasers Drill and Cut Metal With No Heat Transfer, No Melt Residue, and Therefore -- No Need for Refinishing
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  12-Axis Turn/Mill Cell Handles the Long and Short of Gun Barrel Machining
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Image - 6-Axis Robotic Waterjet Trimming Cell Cuts Wide Range of Materials for Automotive, Marine and Aerospace Applications 6-Axis Robotic Waterjet Trimming Cell Cuts Wide Range of Materials for Automotive, Marine and Aerospace Applications
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  New Linear Shaft EDM Features Award-Winning Automatic Wire Threader
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  New Insert Grades Setting a New Standard for Steel Turning and Cast Iron Milling
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