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March 05, 2014 - Volume 08 Issue 05
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Image - Multi-Function, Non-Contact Measurement Sensor Multi-Function, Non-Contact Measurement Sensor
KEYENCE introduces the IL Series CMOS Multi-Function Analog Laser Sensor. With a super small head, multi-function amplifier and measurement range of up to 3.5m, the IL Series automatically controls and optimizes laser power according to the reflectance of the target. As a result, stable measurement is possible for almost any target. High repeatability is also achieved by using state of art technology and functions, specifically developed for measuring instruments.

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Image - First Robot to Work Hand in Hand with Employees at Volkswagen Plant First Robot to Work Hand in Hand with Employees at Volkswagen Plant
The car manufacturing group Volkswagen has integrated an industrial robotic arm from the Danish manufacturer Universal Robots into mass production at its engine production plant in Salzgitter, Germany. The lightweight robot UR5 is installed in the cylinder head assembly section, where it is responsible for handling delicate glow plugs. The six-axis robotic arm is able to collaborate directly with people without any guards, contributing significantly towards optimizing ergonomic working conditions.
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New Super-NURBS white paper from Okuma America explains how to produce faster tool paths, higher feed rates, and significantly reduced hand-finishing time on curved surfaces.
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Image - Fanuc CNC with INDEX Automatic Lathe Fanuc CNC with INDEX Automatic Lathe
The Fanuc 31i-B matched to the INDEX C Series automatic production lathes makes a high-quality, high-value, high-productivity package. The fully equipped series is ideal for economical 42mm or 65mm bar stock machining, featuring simultaneous machining with three turrets, two Y axes, 30 or 42 tools, all live.

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  Industry News
Image - Local Motors to Deliver First 3D-Printed Electric Vehicle at IMTS 2014 Local Motors to Deliver First 3D-Printed Electric Vehicle at IMTS 2014
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  Partnership Formed to Accelerate Development of New 3D Printing System for Parts 10 Times Larger Than Currently Producible
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Image - World's Largest Mining Dump Truck Debuts with a Guinness Book of Records' 450 Ton Capacity World's Largest Mining Dump Truck Debuts with a Guinness Book of Records' 450 Ton Capacity
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  Enhanced Design on Manual Lathe Chucks Delivers Adjustability, Force Control and Spindle Protection
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The "Original" EMUGE MultiTAP™ is Now Available in New Sizes.

The industry's first general purpose, high performance tap, MultiTAP™ is now available in 9 NEW sizes in both spiral point and spiral flute, ranging from #5-40 to #12-28. MultiTAP will cut a wide range of materials including carbon steel, steel alloys, stainless steel, aluminum, cast iron, copper, brass, and bronze. MultiTAP is uniquely designed to produce threads within both 2B and 3B classes of fit, eliminating the guesswork required when calculating H-limits. Also available in NEW Form Taps!

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  Product Spotlight
Image - New CNC Improves Accuracy, Surface Finish, and Safety on Basic Milling and Turning Machines New CNC Improves Accuracy, Surface Finish, and Safety on Basic Milling and Turning Machines
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  Next Generation of Wire EDM Machines Faster and More Accurate Thanks to "Smart Pulse" Technology
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  New Inserts' Unique Geometry Maximizes Smooth Cutting and Chip Flow, Minimizes Stress
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Image - Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluid Offers Superior Safety, Reduced Maintenance, and Longer Product Life Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluid Offers Superior Safety, Reduced Maintenance, and Longer Product Life
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  New 360° Smart Inline Measurement Solutions Provide Key Information from the Automotive Production Line
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  Multi-Tasking Live Centers Extremely Accurate with Runout Guaranteed to ± 0.00001"
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Image - New Vertical Honing Machine Reduces Price per Part; Offers Capacity from 1.14mm to 80mm Diameter New Vertical Honing Machine Reduces Price per Part; Offers Capacity from 1.14mm to 80mm Diameter
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  New Lube Tool Clamp System Dramatically Reduces Set-Up Time for High Pressure Coolant Delivery
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