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April 15, 2015 - Volume 09 Issue 08
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Image - Are Lightweight Plastic Materials the New Solution to Reducing Cost of Aircraft Components? Are Lightweight Plastic Materials the New Solution to Reducing Cost of Aircraft Components?
The aerospace industry is thriving and is predicted to continue on an upward trajectory into the next decade. Demand for new aircraft is expected to support an industry-wide growth of more than 50 percent by 2021. But who will meet that demand? Two manufacturers contend they have the answer with lightweight parts made from plastic -- not metal.
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If you were to dream up the perfect build project for a car, most of the pieces in the Hoonicorn RTR would be included in that blend. It's a fantasy draft for parts that includes some of the top racing parts in the world. Watch this incredibly crazy video of this modified car with state of the art materials and components.
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...the Okuma GENOS M560-V vertical machining center handles it all. With a standard 15k spindle and a 22x51 table, this workhorse is ideal for mold & die work or any general machining that requires high precision and extreme rigidity. And best of all, it's part of Okuma's Affordable Excellence offering so it's competitively priced. Contact your local distributor today for a demonstration or price quote.


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Image - Revolutionary Sensor and Latest Robot Technology Bring Automated 3D Scanning to Plant Floor Revolutionary Sensor and Latest Robot Technology Bring Automated 3D Scanning to Plant Floor
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  Product Spotlight
Image - Digital Control Protects Electronics From Heat Without Wasting Compressed Air Digital Control Protects Electronics From Heat Without Wasting Compressed Air
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Modular machines with a shared, compact design reduce floor space costs and increase flexibility in machine layout. Combined with self-loading pick-up spindles and integrated automation conveyors, flexible production technologies and maximum performance, EMAG Modular Standard VL machines, available in four sizes, vertically turn chucked components at a minimal cost-per-part.


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  Product Spotlight Cont'd
Image - Unique Barrel-Shaped End Mills Offer Innovative New Design for Milling Turbine Blades and Other Complex Components Unique Barrel-Shaped End Mills Offer Innovative New Design for Milling Turbine Blades and Other Complex Components
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  New Vertical Lathe Ideal for High-Volume Cutting of Automotive Castings and Forgings
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