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July 30, 2018 - Volume 12 Issue 10
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Image - Oil-and-Gas Manufacturer Discovers Efficient CAD-CAM Process to Produce Oil Field Rock Bit Oil-and-Gas Manufacturer Discovers Efficient CAD-CAM Process to Produce Oil Field Rock Bit
Thanks to its partnership with Siemens, DMG Mori is able to offer the manufacturer an entry-level, compact 5-Axis machine that works a 440-pound steel workpiece into a rock bit -- with better tool life, higher degree of accuracy and overall production efficiencies.
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Myths and debates swirl around the questions of using robots to automate CNC operations. From "Should we automate?" and "Can we automate?" to "How should we automate?" Are they true or not? VersaBuilt Robotics CEO Al Youngwerth looks at the most common concerns about making the switch -- and explains why you shouldn't worry.
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Image - Twin-Spindle Gundrilling with Independent Spindle Control Twin-Spindle Gundrilling with Independent Spindle Control

The Eldorado M30-30T is a two spindle gundrilling machine with independent spindle control, which allows for two separate drilling cycles simultaneously. A 6.5-inch full-color control screen is installed on both sides of the machine so the operator can fully utilize this flexibility. Eldorado gundrilling machines are manufactured in the USA.


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  New Record Set for Largest 3D Printed Space Part
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  Automotive Tooling Key Indicators Point to Busy Second Half of 2018
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Possibly the most universal system designed for indexers and 5 axis machining centers! The X-Plate System also has features for precise repeatable placement on your vise or t-slot table as a pallet changer, low profile clamping or elevated clamping options. Designed with quick change cubes or trunnion applications with quick change pallets on the trunnions! Will also accept Raptor dovetail products and Piranha Zero point systems.


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  New e-Series Collaborative Robots Raise the Bar on Sensing, Safety and Precision
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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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