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Tooling & Production – Strategies For Large Metalworking Plants
November 07, 2018 - Volume 12 Issue 21
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Image - So What Happened to the Ohio Brake Manufacturer Who Decided to Go Lean? So What Happened to the Ohio Brake Manufacturer Who Decided to Go Lean?
Some people believe that lean manufacturing is incompatible with computerized systems, but that's not true. Lean is incompatible with complicated computerized processes that add non-value-added steps to production. But a well-thought-out solution, like MES, can provide easy, simple and efficient solutions to some common manufacturing problems. That's the case at Carlisle Brake and Friction.
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Image - How Often Should You Replace Your Machine Tool Windows? How Often Should You Replace Your Machine Tool Windows?
If you search the Operation and Maintenance manual for your machine tool, you will find the recommendation is every two years, or sooner if chips or cracks appear. "Why every two years?" you might ask.
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THK's original technology is behind the smooth and silent movement of the "Linear Motion System." The LM Guide is our major product that put the rolling of the linear motion part into practical use for the first time in the world. This improves the accuracy, rigidity, energy saving, velocity, productivity, and service life of the machine. THK offers a full support system from the beginning design phase throughout the maintenance, and follow-up service.


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  New X-Flo Dust Collector Provides Safe Environment for Welding, Plasma/Laser Cutting and Abrasive Blasting
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  Easy to Install Incremental Encoder Speeds Up Mass Production for OEM's
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Image - Chamfer Machine Converts Carbide Rods into Tool Blanks Chamfer Machine Converts Carbide Rods into Tool Blanks
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  Flexible Mill-Turn Center Offers 6-Sided Machining in Volumes from 1 to 100,00
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