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January 16, 2019 - Volume 13 Issue 01
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The made-in-Japan GENOS M460V-5AX is a 5-axis vertical machining center specifically designed to manufacture high-precision parts. This machine packs a variety of features within its compact footprint, including a high-performance spindle and first-rate trunnion construction. It's yet another example of Okuma's commitment to offering Affordable Excellence.

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Image - Swiss Tool Maker Cuts Costs by 50% Through Automation Swiss Tool Maker Cuts Costs by 50% Through Automation
The tap market is predicted to reach $699 million globally by 2020. Swiss tool maker Fraisa wanted to capitalize on that growth and they have been successful. The shop's collaboration with ANCA has resulted in an increase in productive grinding hours from an average of 105 to 150 hours per machine per week.
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Image - The Truth About 5-Axis Machining The Truth About 5-Axis Machining
For shops that aren't already using it, 5-axis can seem pretty intimidating. In the early days, this reputation was justified. But Errol Burrell, Machining Center Product Specialist for Okuma, says, "not anymore."
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Image - Automated Machine Tending System Enhanced with Fanuc Robot Automated Machine Tending System Enhanced with Fanuc Robot
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  New Subsidiary Provides ERP Software 4.0 to U.S. Job Shops
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Image - Collaborative Robots Now the Fastest-Growing Segment of Industrial Automation Collaborative Robots Now the Fastest-Growing Segment of Industrial Automation
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  New Rough-Turning Software Creates Better, Safer Toolpaths -- Much Faster
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  New ER Collet Chucks Perfect for Small Diameter Parts
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  Machine Designed to Form Rifling Grooves in Gun Barrels
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  End Mills Designed for Aerospace Components; Provide 40% More Tool Life
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