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June 21, 2017 - Volume 11 Issue 12
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Image - Chinese Manufacturer Installs Collaborative Robots to Handle High Mix/Low Volume Production Runs Chinese Manufacturer Installs Collaborative Robots to Handle High Mix/Low Volume Production Runs
One of the world's largest manufacturers of bathroom accessories and auto parts, Xiamen Runner Industrial Corporation in China, has installed 64 UR robots to upgrade the efficiency of the production process by establishing a highly-efficient, flexible, and reliable production line.
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Image - Making Light of It: Researchers Looking at Plastic as Key to Building Lightweight Yet Powerful Machine Tool Making Light of It: Researchers Looking at Plastic as Key to Building Lightweight Yet Powerful Machine Tool
Ultra-high-strength materials are highly popular in aircraft and automobile manufacturing, as well as the mechanical engineering sector, because they are often comparatively light and at the same time very sturdy. Machine tools, however, frequently come up against their physical limits when constructed using these materials. Until now. Researchers in Germany believe they may have found a plastic remedy.
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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.


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  Z-Scanner Transforms Your 2D Scan System Into 3D System
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  New Shaft Alignment Tool Uses 6 Apps to Deliver Precise Measurements in a Compact Package
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