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Tooling & Production – Strategies For Large Metalworking Plants
July 20, 2016 - Volume 10 Issue 14
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Image - Ohio Firm Uses End-to-End 3D Solutions to Save 40 Hours of Programming and Shop Time for Manufacturing Molds Ohio Firm Uses End-to-End 3D Solutions to Save 40 Hours of Programming and Shop Time for Manufacturing Molds
Bastech has combined 3D Systems' Cimatron software, Direct Metal Printing (DMP) and Geomagic Control to deliver complex conformal cooling channels in advanced mold-making applications while reducing overall costs by 16%.
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The evolution of metalworking has taken a giant leap thanks to the intersection of cutting-edge technology and the Internet of Things. One of those technologies, a passivation tester, can give manufacturers a competitive edge in quality control.
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Visit Okuma's booth at IMTS 2016 to see what's new in machine tools. Featuring 17 machines (lathes, machining centers, 5-axis, grinders), automation, IIoT, shop floor connectivity and more. Learn about the new OSP suite, ECO suite and the Okuma App Store. Talk to our distributor network about certified exchange parts and our ability to deliver local service.


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  Industry News
Image - New 3D Scanning Technology Taken with a Grain of Salt New 3D Scanning Technology Taken with a Grain of Salt
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  Updated Monitoring Solution Gives Manufacturers Unprecedented Ability to Quickly Diagnose and Remedy Server and Software Issues
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  5 Latest Trends in Workholding to Look for at IMTS
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Inspection Arsenal™ now offers a bundled Loc-N-Load™ fixture system to enhance the value of your gage arms and laser trackers. Now companies can create LEAN and standardized inspections... inspections that can be conducted by anyone. Loc-N-Load™ plates interchange universally across traditional CMMs, vision systems, optical comparators, and now for portable inspection equipment.

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  Product Spotlight
Image - New Wrist Camera Provides Machine Vision for Pick & Place Robots New Wrist Camera Provides Machine Vision for Pick & Place Robots
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  New Vision Measurement Probe Offers Non-Contact Inspection
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  Innovative Hinged Steel Conveyor Belt with "Pork Chop" Design Ideal for Demanding Scrap and Parts Handling
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  New 10-Axis Swiss-Type Automatic Lathe to "Star" at IMTS
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Join the brightest minds in the industry at IMTS 2016 to learn, shop and network -- we'll change your perspective. Registration is open for nine educational conferences being hosted at IMTS.


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Image - Cylinder Hone Now Features Siemens Control for the Ultimate in Roundness and Sizing Cylinder Hone Now Features Siemens Control for the Ultimate in Roundness and Sizing
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  Grinding Wheels Dramatically Increase Wheel Life, Improve Stock Removal and Reduce Cycle Times While Substantially Reducing Noise
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Image - New Grinder's Intelligent Control Enables True Customization to Your Machining Needs New Grinder's Intelligent Control Enables True Customization to Your Machining Needs
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  Multi-Process Turning Center Manufactures Complicated Shapes in Single Operation
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Image - Unique Magnetic Conveyor Draws Out Metals from Coolant Unique Magnetic Conveyor Draws Out Metals from Coolant

Jorgensen's Mag-Drag® Magnetic Bed Drag Flight Conveyors have a unique design using a series of magnets located underneath the conveyor to remove broken or fine cast iron or steel chips that are difficult to remove from coolant in metal cutting applications. Read More.

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