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November 14, 2018 - Volume 12 Issue 14
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Image - Star CNC Offers Three Turret Machine Design with Large Tooling Selection for Faster Machining of Complex Components Star CNC Offers Three Turret Machine Design with Large Tooling Selection for Faster Machining of Complex Components

The ST-20 / ST-38 Swiss-type lathes from Star CNC are some of the most advanced, high precision sliding head lathes available. Quick-change tooling system is used with offline presetting for fast tool change. Three independent turret design allows for three tools in a cut for faster production. Rigid design and simultaneous front and rear end working and 12 axes provide the machine's complex machining capability.


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Image - Automate Your Legacy Machines with Collaborative Robots Automate Your Legacy Machines with Collaborative Robots
All Axis Machining struggled to automate the operation of old machinery. When the company discovered the open integration architecture through the Universal Robots+ platform it was quickly able to automate six different operations with collaborative robots. The deployment was so successful that All Axis started offering UR cobot integration services to other machine shops.
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Image - Manchester Job Shop Uses High-Performance Toolpath Technology to Cut Cycle Time Dramatically Manchester Job Shop Uses High-Performance Toolpath Technology to Cut Cycle Time Dramatically
Spartan Aerospace supplies quality components and precision products to many commercial aerospace, military aerospace, firearms, defense, and vehicle manufacturers. Recently, the shop discovered metal removing software that cut cycle time on a project from 27 minutes to 6 minutes.
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Image - Redesigned Lathe Produces Complex Parts in a Single Operation Redesigned Lathe Produces Complex Parts in a Single Operation
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  New Rotary Indexer Offers High Precision, Torque and Acceleration
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Image - New Ionizing Bar Eliminates Static, Reduces Hazardous Shocks from Metal Coatings New Ionizing Bar Eliminates Static, Reduces Hazardous Shocks from Metal Coatings
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  X-Flo Dust Collector Provides Safe Environment for Welding, Plasma/Laser Cutting and Abrasive Blasting
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Image - New Software Bridges Gap Between Front Office and Shop Floor New Software Bridges Gap Between Front Office and Shop Floor
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  Transfer Tank Recovers 2 Gallons of Liquid per Second
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  New CNC Routers Offer Budget-Friendly Solution for Aluminum Jobs
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