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March 01, 2017 - Volume 11 Issue 05
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Image - Additive Manufacturing Additive Manufacturing "Factory of Tomorrow" Now More than Just a Concept
For the first time, part production as well as set-up and dismantling processes can take place in two independent machine units so that they can be operated physically separate from one another. This now enables production processes to run in parallel rather than sequentially so that downtimes are considerably reduced and the availability and output quantity of the process chain is increased.
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Image - So What's the Best Way to Efficiently Produce Burr-Free Surfaces? So What's the Best Way to Efficiently Produce Burr-Free Surfaces?
For today's manufacturers of precision components, there's no getting around deburring, rounding and polishing. These production steps are often seen as a necessary evil due to the high costs associated with them in some cases. Choosing the right technology is key to reliable processing at reduced costs.
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Suhner Industrial Products Corp., Automation Division introduces the BEX8, a high-speed machining block spindle capable of maintaining rigidity, precision and reliable performance at extremely high-speed operations, up to 25,000 rpm. Weighs only 33 lbs. and mounts directly onto robotic arms for fully automated machining operations in high-speed, high-production departments for automotive, appliance, off-highway and other industries.

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  New Micro Drills Offer 5x Penetration Rate on Very Small Deep Holes
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  6 New Vises Designed for 5 Axis and Production Workholding
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  New Rideable Material Lift Allows a Person to Ride with the Cargo
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