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May 15, 2019 - Volume 13 Issue 10
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The ST-20 / ST-38 Swiss-type lathes from Star CNC are some of the most advanced, high precision sliding head lathes available. Quick-change tooling system is used with offline presetting for fast tool change. Three independent turret design allows for three tools in a cut for faster production. Rigid design and simultaneous front and rear end working and 12 axes provide the machine's complex machining capability.


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Image - Here's Why Electro-Chemical Machining is a Smart Alternative to Conventional Methods Here's Why Electro-Chemical Machining is a Smart Alternative to Conventional Methods
Not to be confused with EDM, electro-chemical machining (ECM) has proven to create exceptional surface finishes on hard-to-machine materials used in automotive, aerospace, and even more specifically, rifle barrel production. Simon Popecki, ECM Applications Engineer for EMAG, writes why it's a method you should definitely consider.
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Tooling is a vital and often overlooked process in the production of automobiles, as every single part of a new car requires a unique tool. What if an actual flaw in the tooling was robbing manufacturers of the ability to produce parts accurately? Officials at Boeing and Sandvik recently discovered one such flaw -- and a solution to the problem.
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  Industry News
Image - Upgraded CAM Software Offers Improved Functionality for Face Milling and Advanced Turning Processes Upgraded CAM Software Offers Improved Functionality for Face Milling and Advanced Turning Processes
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  ATI's New Small and Mighty Automated Tool Changer Certified by Universal Robots
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Image - Siemens/Comau Partnership Enables CNC to Fully and Directly Control a Robot Arm Siemens/Comau Partnership Enables CNC to Fully and Directly Control a Robot Arm
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  Optionally-Manned "Firebird" Aircraft Headed to First Customer Soon
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  Product Spotlight
Image - CNC Lathe's Oversized Spindle Can Handle 42mm Material CNC Lathe's Oversized Spindle Can Handle 42mm Material
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  Mobile Robot Uses First AI-Based Navigation to Transport Loads Up to 1 Ton
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Image - High-Performance Helical Chamfer Mills Provide High Sheer, Reduced Side Cutting Pressure, and Improved Chip Evacuation High-Performance Helical Chamfer Mills Provide High Sheer, Reduced Side Cutting Pressure, and Improved Chip Evacuation
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  Network Controller Perfect for Large Production Lines Using Robots
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Image - Ultra-Stiff Scanning Probe Eliminates Mechanical Errors Ultra-Stiff Scanning Probe Eliminates Mechanical Errors
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  New Carbide End Mills Ideal for Automatic Lathes
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Image - EDM Drill Includes Submerged Operation and Water Quality Control System EDM Drill Includes Submerged Operation and Water Quality Control System
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  Lightweight Tool Reduces Vibration in Long-Overhang Milling
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Product Focus Award Winner New Deburring Blade Maintains Constant Force -- Even on Irregular Surfaces

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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