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February 18, 2015 - Volume 09 Issue 04
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Image - Special Pricing on Select Okuma Machines Special Pricing on Select Okuma Machines

If you're in the market for a new CNC machine tool, now is the time to look at an Okuma. For a limited time, we're offering special pricing on a select group of machines -- overstocks, closeout models and showroom models.


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  Featured Articles
Image - Solving a Probing Issue -- Precision Subcontractor Uses Touch Probe Technology to Reduce Scrap and Save Time Solving a Probing Issue -- Precision Subcontractor Uses Touch Probe Technology to Reduce Scrap and Save Time
The advanced manufacturing division of Intoco (Independent Tool Consultants Ltd), a Gloucestershire, UK based company, has greatly improved its inspection operation by fitting three of the company's high-specification CNC machine tools with touch probe technology from Renishaw.
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Image - Aerospace Manufacturer Brushes Off Deburring Challenge By Switching to More Efficient Automated System Aerospace Manufacturer Brushes Off Deburring Challenge By Switching to More Efficient Automated System
Abtex Corporation, a leading manufacturer of brush/machine deburring solutions for the manufacturing industry has solved another deburring challenge, this time for a major Aerospace Company.
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Image - Big-Bore Tube Hone Leads on Power, Precision and Price Big-Bore Tube Hone Leads on Power, Precision and Price
Sunnen's HTR machine combines job-shop versatility with constant power delivery for fast metal removal and short cycle times.
  • Handles I.D.'s up to 900 mm (35.42"), with up to 14 m (46.2') stroke length.
  • Servo-accurate stroke ideal for blind bores.
  • Efficient electric design eliminates hydraulics.
  • Uses servo rotary-feed or push-feed tooling.
  • 12 kW (16 hp) spindle easily drives superabrasives for short cycle times.

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  Industry News
Image - $97 Million Acquisition Produces Seamless Digital Workflow Between Design and Manufacturing Processes $97 Million Acquisition Produces Seamless Digital Workflow Between Design and Manufacturing Processes
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  U.S. Cutting Tool Consumption Ends 2014 With a Flurry -- Up 5% for the Year
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Image - New Vacuum Crossbeam Designed to Handle Heavy Steel Plates New Vacuum Crossbeam Designed to Handle Heavy Steel Plates
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Image - Design Today, Build Tomorrow Design Today, Build Tomorrow

Renishaw's AM250 is a laser melting additive manufacturing technology that uses a high powered ytterbium fibre laser to fuse fine metallic powders together to form functional 3-dimensional parts. The process is digitally driven, direct from sliced 3D CAD data, in layer thicknesses ranging from 20 µm to 100 µm that form a 2D cross section.

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  Product Spotlight
Image - New No Drip Nozzles Stop Liquid Flow Immediately New No Drip Nozzles Stop Liquid Flow Immediately
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  High Speed Internal Grinding Machine Delivers Accuracy and Power in a Compact Design
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Image - CNC Barrel Lathe Produces Better Finish with Less Vibration, Faster Steel Removal, and On-Center Turning CNC Barrel Lathe Produces Better Finish with Less Vibration, Faster Steel Removal, and On-Center Turning
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  New Measurement Software Reduces CMM Programming Time from 5 Hours to 15 Minutes
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Image - The Integrated Damping System That's Simply More Productive The Integrated Damping System That's Simply More Productive

BIG Daishowa's Smart Damper from BIG Kaiser virtually eliminates vibration in deep-hole finish boring and extended-reach face milling. A unique mechanism functions as both counter and friction dampers, resulting in better surface finishes, faster metal removal rates and higher accuracy. The system is available as an integral or modular solution.


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  Product Spotlight Cont'd
Image - Continuous Duty Vacuum Recovers Up to 6 Tons of Heavy Materials in an Hour Continuous Duty Vacuum Recovers Up to 6 Tons of Heavy Materials in an Hour
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  New Line of Vertical Milling Inserts Now Available in Configurations for Threading, Grooving and Chamfering
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Image - Loc-Jaw Clamping System Produces 6000 lbs of Holding Force Loc-Jaw Clamping System Produces 6000 lbs of Holding Force
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  New Vise Offers Flexibility and Accuracy of ±0.01mm
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