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March 18, 2015 - Volume 09 Issue 06
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Image - 4 Major Advantages of Aerospace Part Processing via Cryogenic Machining 4 Major Advantages of Aerospace Part Processing via Cryogenic Machining
Two new test facilities -- in Michigan and North Carolina -- are inviting aerospace manufacturers to present real-world challenges and leverage the advantages of cryogenic machining technology for production applications.
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At Glidewell Dental Laboratories, a UR5 robot enables dynamic handling of dental crowns milled in CNC machines. Watch how this application saves 9 hours of production time and two milling operators per shift. And find out how vision guidance eliminates operation breakdowns when dispensers of blank crowns are jammed or empty.


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  Industry News
Image - How Big is Your Toolbox? -- Big Enough to Win $1000? How Big is Your Toolbox? -- Big Enough to Win $1000?
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  First 3D Printing Database Allows You to Search for Additive Manufacturing Machines and Materials All in One Place
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  3% Drop in Auto Production Drives Down U.S. Factory Output for a 3rd Straight Month
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Offering four axes, a self-loading turret, integrated automation and 6,000 rpm spindle speeds, the VT 2-4 machines shafts in minimized cycle times as the shaft is vertically clamped and machined from two sides. Vertical alignment of the workpiece ensures process integrity preventing build-up of chip nests in the machining area.


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  New ID Clamps Allow Access to 5 Sides With No Interference
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