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May 23, 2018 - Volume 12 Issue 10
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Image - Is Retrofitting Your Automation System a Cost-Effective Solution? Is Retrofitting Your Automation System a Cost-Effective Solution?
Many plant managers assume buying a new robotic cell is the preferred option to upgrading an existing robotic system. But Motoman Robotics senior manager Steve Klopfenstein believes retrofitting is a more viable solution than many manufacturers think.
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Engineers successfully hot-fire tested an RS-25 rocket engine with a large 3D-printed part for the first time, marking a key step toward reducing costs for future engines that power NASA's new heavy-lift rocket, the Space Launch System.
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Image - Next-Generation Laser Melting System Ideal for High Volume Production and Large Prototype Applications Next-Generation Laser Melting System Ideal for High Volume Production and Large Prototype Applications
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  Aerospace Contract Manufacturer Uses Finishing Module to Reduce Cycle Time by 90%
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Image - Upgraded Toolthpath Technology Increases Rough Milling Efficiency by 70% Upgraded Toolthpath Technology Increases Rough Milling Efficiency by 70%
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Image - Redesigned Swiss-Type Lathe Produces Complex Parts in a Single Operation Redesigned Swiss-Type Lathe Produces Complex Parts in a Single Operation
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  Twin Spindle Turning Machine Ideal for Chucked Parts Up to 6" Diameter
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  High Precision Machine Takes Honing to the Next Level
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  Hydraulic Chuck for Turning Operations Offers Excellent Pull-Out Security
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Image - High-Volume Gundrilling Machine Perfect for Scroll Compressor Drive Shafts High-Volume Gundrilling Machine Perfect for Scroll Compressor Drive Shafts
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  New Double-Disc Grinder to Debut at IMTS 2018
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  Product Focus Award Winner
Product Focus Award Winner Gauging System for Larger Parts

Based on reader interest and analysis from our editorial staff, this article won T&P's Product Focus Award for last month's eNewsletter. We would like to congratulate the winning company. In case you missed it, please click on the headline above to view the article.


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