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Tooling & Production – Strategies For Large Metalworking Plants
August 17, 2016 - Volume 10 Issue 16
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Image - Must-See Demos at IMTS Must-See Demos at IMTS
Okuma Booth S-8500:

  • 17 machine tools with live cutting demos
  • 4 NEW machines and 7 with NEW features
  • NEW automation cell for high-mix runs
  • Cryogenic machining on an Okuma
  • NEW OSP suite control system
  • Maintenance tips, machine registration, and free hats!
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  Featured Articles
Image - 7 Questions You Should Ask Before Buying a Metal 3D Printer 7 Questions You Should Ask Before Buying a Metal 3D Printer
SLM Solutions, a provider of metal-based 3D additive technology and machinery, has produced a white paper highlighting critical factors you must consider when investing in 3D metal printing. Asking these questions will help you select an equipment supplier and partner that best fits your unique business needs.
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Image - Precision Manufacturer Precision Manufacturer "Gauges" Its Success on Milled Aerospace Part
High-Tech Engineering, a precision engineering company based in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, UK, has always focused on the quality of the parts it produces. Now with its latest addition, a Renishaw Equator gauging system, it is reaching 100% part inspection and zero scrap while halving the operator requirements and reducing part production costs by 27%.
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Image - Hard Scudding from GMTA Hard Scudding from GMTA

A NEW process for gearmaking from German Machine Tools of America. Hardened gears can now be worked to a tooth-to-tooth composite error and total composite error in the AGMA 12, DIN 5 range with a surface finish better than 1.5 Ra.


Learn more here or call GMTA today for test results | Full article at GMTA website


  Industry News
Image - 3 Ways Advancements in Video Measuring Systems Can Help Your Plant 3 Ways Advancements in Video Measuring Systems Can Help Your Plant
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  New Custom Designed & Special Tooling Service to Meet the Toughest Challenges
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Image - Additive Manufacturing Technique Extends Life of Sensors -- Improves Reliability of Gas and Oil Pipelines Additive Manufacturing Technique Extends Life of Sensors -- Improves Reliability of Gas and Oil Pipelines
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  First Self-Maintaining Air Cleaner for Steel Mills: Lasts 2 Years Rather Than 7 Days for Traditional Filters
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Image - "Birds Nests," Stringers or Fines Got You Down?

The MunchMan® II is an improved release of a unique and very effective chip and scrap removal conveyor for the machine tool industry. The MunchMan® II is proving to be the most successful way to manage the long stringy and bird's nest chips generated by high speed turning and milling operations on the market today. Read More


Learn more about The Munchman II at our 2016 IMTS booth, September 12th - September 17th. Add us to your IMTS Show Planner!


  Product Spotlight
Image - 10x Longer Lifespan with New Wet/Dry Industrial VAC for Harsh Metalworking Environments 10x Longer Lifespan with New Wet/Dry Industrial VAC for Harsh Metalworking Environments
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  High Powered Lathe Accommodates Large Workpieces with New Bed Length
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Image - High-Pressure Vises for Milling, Drilling and Grinding Offer 18,000 lbs. Clamping Pressure High-Pressure Vises for Milling, Drilling and Grinding Offer 18,000 lbs. Clamping Pressure
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  New Horizontal Hobbing Machines Designed for Disc or Shaft Type Workpieces
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Image - Versatile Gauging on Your Plant Floor Versatile Gauging on Your Plant Floor

Renishaw's Equator™ is a versatile alternative to custom gauging, offering inspection of an unprecedented variety of manufactured parts, possible right on the plant floor. With the patented low-cost design, unique in construction and method of operation, Equator is capable of high-speed comparative gauging for inspection of high-volume manufactured parts.


See us at IMTS, booth E-5509.


  Product Spotlight Cont'd
Image - "Pork Chop" Design Creates Jam-Resistant Conveyor Belt
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  Compact Modular Machine's Two-Spindle Center Produces Shorter Honing Times
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Image - New Hybrid Machine Combines 5-Axis and Additive Technology with 10x the Speed New Hybrid Machine Combines 5-Axis and Additive Technology with 10x the Speed
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  New Measurement Device Provides Complete 3D Inspection for Special Shaft Applications
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