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September 25, 2017 - Volume 11 Issue 17
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  Featured Articles
Image - 7 Steps to "Future-Proof" Your Shop with Predictive Maintenance 7 Steps to "Future-Proof" Your Shop with Predictive Maintenance
Predictive maintenance is the next logical step for any manufacturer with high-capital assets looking to control rising equipment maintenance costs. It is the first step towards artificial intelligence and self-maintenance -- where operations will be entirely done with very little human interaction whatsoever. Here are the 7 steps every shop needs to take to make predictive maintenance effective.
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Image - CAD Software Helps Alaska Film Company Take HD Cameras to New Heights CAD Software Helps Alaska Film Company Take HD Cameras to New Heights
ZatzWorks uses 6k camera systems for aerial filming of natural landscapes in Alaska. Its sister company, AgileCine, designs and implements the steel and aluminum stabilization equipment for those camera systems. After facing some obstacles, the two companies searched for -- and found -- a CAD tool that significantly increased their efficiency when designing that equipment.
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  Industry News
Image - Latest CAM Software Increases Productivity By 30% Over Previous Versions Latest CAM Software Increases Productivity By 30% Over Previous Versions
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  Registration for IMTS 2018 is Now Open – View the New Floor Plan
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Image - New Website Offers Compressed Air Solutions to Improve Efficiency and Safety in Your Shop New Website Offers Compressed Air Solutions to Improve Efficiency and Safety in Your Shop
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  Special Software Helps Robots Avoid Collisions with Humans and Other Objects
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  850°F Gas-Heated Cabinet Oven Ideal for Curing Paint on Steel and Aluminum
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  Flexible 4-5 Axis CNC Designed for Automotive Applications
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  New Entry-Level Fiber Laser Offers Many of the Same Features as More Expensive Machines
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  Economical Feeder Precisely Loads Bar Diameters as Small as 0.8 mm into Sliding Headstock Lathes
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