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April 12, 2017 - Volume 11 Issue 05
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Image - What You Need to Know Right Now to Improve High-Volume Micro Manufacturing What You Need to Know Right Now to Improve High-Volume Micro Manufacturing
Opportunities abound for shops to cash in on the ever-growing micro machining market, but the differences between different types of micro tools vary from those found in standard tooling. Big Kaiser's product manager Cory Cetkovic offers some insights into the extra care and know-how needed to achieve success and build a successful reputation as a reliable supplier of micro machined parts.
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Image - Can Robots Actually Fuel the Next Wave of U.S. Job Growth? Can Robots Actually Fuel the Next Wave of U.S. Job Growth?
The theory is often heard: "We're all going to lose our jobs to robots." However, the Association for Advancing Automation (A3) is pushing back. They say the effects of automation are widely misunderstood, and that the correlation between robotics implementation and employment growth is clear. A3 contends that today's robotics offer U.S. manufacturers improvements in efficiency that are driving up profits and employment.
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Image - Turnkey Robotic Welding Systems Deliver Consistent, High Quality Welds Turnkey Robotic Welding Systems Deliver Consistent, High Quality Welds

ABB FlexArc robotic welding cells are flexible, cost-effective and easy-to-program modular packages that provide a competitive advantage to small and medium manufacturers and job shops. With industry proprietary software FlexArcs can easily handle small batch runs of highly diverse parts. Get exceptional weld quality when just-in-time production is crucial.

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Image - Video Shows How to Create an App to Simplify CNC Operations Video Shows How to Create an App to Simplify CNC Operations
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  World's First FAA-Approved, 3D-Printed, Structural Titanium Components Built for Boeing's 787 Dreamliner
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Image - Revolutionary Turning Concept: Industry's First All-Directional Solution Revolutionary Turning Concept: Industry's First All-Directional Solution
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Image - Strongest, Lowest Profile Clamp in the Industry Strongest, Lowest Profile Clamp in the Industry

Making a statement like that is easy when you have the Pitbull clamps in your inventory. A one inch square Pitbull produces 6,000 lbs. pressure -- similar to the amount of pressure an experienced machinist would apply for aggressive machining using a standard 6 inch vise. In-house blind study of 5 machinists with an average of 22 years experience revealed 2,000-2,200 lbs. was the amount of pressure produced when asked to tighten vise for general machining.


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  Product Spotlight
Image - High-Efficiency Mist Collector Can Improve Your Shop's Air Quality While Reducing Workplace Hazards High-Efficiency Mist Collector Can Improve Your Shop's Air Quality While Reducing Workplace Hazards
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  New Controller Makes It Easy for First-Time Robot Users to Create and Execute a Program in Just 30 Minutes
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Image - Entry-Level WaterJet Cutting Machine Offers High Performance with Easy Installation and Operation Entry-Level WaterJet Cutting Machine Offers High Performance with Easy Installation and Operation
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  Better-Balanced Welding Helmet Designed to Alleviate Excessive Neck Strain
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GibbsCAM is a scalable CAM system that gives you the tools to program parts faster and cut machine time with innovative toolpath strategies and proven, error-free post processors.

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Image - 2 New Band Saws Ideal for Fab Shops 2 New Band Saws Ideal for Fab Shops
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  Multi-Sensor Gear Inspection System Provides Four Instruments in One Platform -- Including Laser Scanner
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Image - New 6-Axis Collaborative Robot Features Dual Torque Sensors for Increased Safety New 6-Axis Collaborative Robot Features Dual Torque Sensors for Increased Safety
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  Fastener Installation Press Equipped with Manual-Feed System to Offer Shops a Cost-Effective Solution for Short Production Runs
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Image - Adjustable E-Vac Vacuum Generators Adjustable E-Vac Vacuum Generators

EXAIR's Adjustable E-Vac® features a series of low cost, compressed air powered vacuum generators with vacuum and flow rates that can be easily adjusted to meet your requirements. These vacuum pumps are ideal for a wide variety of "pick and place," lifting, chucking, and surface mounting applications.


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Product Focus Award Winner State-of-the-Art Laser Welding Workstation Perfect for Many Materials and Applications

Based on reader interest and analysis from our editorial staff, this article won MAN'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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