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September 06, 2017 - Volume 11 Issue 17
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Image - Precision Manufacturer Combines Traditional and Additive Methods to Reduce Production Time from 2 Weeks to 3 Days Precision Manufacturer Combines Traditional and Additive Methods to Reduce Production Time from 2 Weeks to 3 Days
Using 3D printing, JJ Churchill has reduced the time to prepare fixtures by 70% in its CMM quality inspection process, and reduced costs by 50%. The company worked in partnership with HK3D to produce the fixtures, which are being used for an OEM in the aerospace industry.
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  Industry News
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  Partnership Brings Real-World IIoT and AI Solutions to Okuma Customers
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  The "Next Big Thing" in CAD Software
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  Product Spotlight
Image - Modular Tower System Designed for Any Height; Maximizes Work Area of Your CMM Modular Tower System Designed for Any Height; Maximizes Work Area of Your CMM
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  New Digital Boring Head Easy to Configure, Optimize and Monitor Through App Connection
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  Air Devices Feature Converging Technology to Optimize Blow-Off and Drying Applications
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Image - New Laser Engraving System Ideal for Large Part and Batch Marking New Laser Engraving System Ideal for Large Part and Batch Marking
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  Quick Change System Reduces Jaw Change-Over Time to 5 Seconds
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  New Gantry-Loaded Turning Center Designed for Automotive High-Volume Production Runs
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