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August 02, 2017 - Volume 11 Issue 15
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Image - How to Choose the Right Metalworking Fluid for a Padded Reaming Job How to Choose the Right Metalworking Fluid for a Padded Reaming Job
Padded reamers are often used in the manufacturing of engine valve guides and crankbores as one of the last steps before engine assembly. Not using the proper fluid for the job can cause problems. Quaker's Metalworking Lead Product Manager Scott Pardel explains why choosing the right fluid is crucial to producing a smooth surface finish.
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Even after years of operating lean, HIROTEC AMERICA took a deep look at their internal processes and pinpointed specific tasks within the plant that yielded inefficiencies. By smashing conventional thinking, they used advanced technologies including a self-driving vehicle and a manipulator to drastically improve production and efficiency, and to strive toward their goal of lights-out manufacturing.
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  Industry 4.0 Monitor Allows Complete Supervision of All Machines with One Device
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Image - New VMC's Compact Design and Cutting-Edge Technology Have Already Made It a Best Seller New VMC's Compact Design and Cutting-Edge Technology Have Already Made It a Best Seller
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  New Metalworking Fluids Maintain Constant pH Levels for Less Odor and Longer Life
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  Large Cycle Lathe Offers Unimpaired Access for Easy Setup and Tool Visibility
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  New End Mill Achieves Helix Angles Up to 45°; Roughs and Finishes in One Process
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