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March 17, 2021 - Volume 15 Issue 06
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Time is money in manufacturing. Drilling, milling and reaming operations can all place enormous stress on tools. Jill Glynn, commercial services manager at Sandvik Coromant, explains how tool reconditioning can extend a tool's lifespan cost-effectively and sustainably.
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A leader in 3D non-contact optical scanning/measurement for more than 30 years, NVision's engineering services are now helping coal-fired power plants convert to natural gas more quickly by enabling engineers to swiftly determine where to install needed new instrumentation on turbine assemblies. Shortening the conversion process is yielding significant -- more than $250,000 in some cases -- cost savings for power plants.
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