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October 19, 2016 - Volume 10 Issue 20
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Image - Aerospace Manufacturer Increases Capacity with Collaborative Robot -- Achieves ROI in Less Than a Year Aerospace Manufacturer Increases Capacity with Collaborative Robot -- Achieves ROI in Less Than a Year
When experiencing increased demand for specialized parts, Whippany Actuation Systems faced an important decision -- purchase a new CNC machine, outsource production, or introduce automation. For Whippany, the choice was clear.
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The manufacturer solved a conveyor jamming problem by switching to Jorgensen's patent pending MunchMan® II -- a hinged twin- belt conveyor designed to handle heavy chip loads, long stringy chips and balls of chips.
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  Industry News
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  True Plug-and-Play Robot Eliminates Calibration Steps, Reduces Engineering Costs
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  3D Printed Thermoplastic Allows Airbus to Produce Stronger, Lighter, Aircraft Parts
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  Measurement System Uses Tactile and Non-Contact Vision Probes to Maximize Throughput and Accuracy
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  Product Focus Award Winner
Product Focus Award Winner New Adjustable Stand-Offs Help Fixture Those Funky Surfaced Parts

Based on reader interest and analysis from our editorial staff, this article won T&P's Product Focus Award for last month's eNewsletter. We would like to congratulate the winning company. In case you missed it, please click on the headline above to view the article.


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