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September 11, 2019 - Volume 13 Issue 09
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Image - GHCAMS Outfits Majority of Training Machines with Mitee-Bite Quick Change Receivers GHCAMS Outfits Majority of Training Machines with Mitee-Bite Quick Change Receivers

Hudson Valley Community College announced the grand opening of their new state of the art Gene Haas Center for Advanced Manufacturing Skills (GHCAMS) training center. The machines were outfitted with Mitee-Bite Quick Change Receiver workholding systems -- quick change platforms to precisely hold just about anything the students can imagine.


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  Featured Articles
Image - A Better Grip on its Cobots has Helped Danish Gear Manufacturer Reduce Cycle Time and Experience an ROI in Under 3 Months A Better Grip on its Cobots has Helped Danish Gear Manufacturer Reduce Cycle Time and Experience an ROI in Under 3 Months
The Copenhagen-based company Osvald Jensen has increased its productivity on its CNC machines by retrofitting them with RG2 Dual Grippers from OnRobot. The grippers significantly decrease cycle times and allow for production to continue after operators have left the workshop.
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Image - Aerospace Manufacturer Upgrades its Inspection Capabilities with Two New Pieces of Equipment Aerospace Manufacturer Upgrades its Inspection Capabilities with Two New Pieces of Equipment
Gamma Aerospace LLC produces big parts for commercial airliners, helicopters, and military aircraft: stringers and struts, doors and access panels, seat tracks, and more, some longer than a pickup truck. But the Mansfield, Texas manufacturer makes plenty of small parts as well -- the brackets and fittings, for example, that are needed to assemble larger structural components into a functioning aircraft. This product diversity was the problem facing Gamma management: how to measure the miniature, in a shop geared towards the macro?
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Image - thyssenkrupp Bilstein Addresses Labor Shortage, Expands Production with Fleet of Universal Robots thyssenkrupp Bilstein Addresses Labor Shortage, Expands Production with Fleet of Universal Robots

Watch how nine UR cobots deployed at the manufacturer's plant in Ohio open new avenues of growth in what management calls "a revolution." By automating hard-to-staff tasks such as machine tending, assembly, and product inspection, the cobots optimize production and provide a better work environment. Future rollout plans include an additional 40 UR cobots.


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  Industry News
Image - Metal Expo to Provide Solutions for Springmakers, Metalstampers, and Wireformers Metal Expo to Provide Solutions for Springmakers, Metalstampers, and Wireformers
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  Redesigned Chucks "Shine"
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Image - New Partnership Enables Easy Robotic Integration with CNC Machine Tools New Partnership Enables Easy Robotic Integration with CNC Machine Tools
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  New "Manage MyMachines" App Opens Your Shop Door to Digitalization and Industry 4.0
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Image - Air Operated Conveyors Air Operated Conveyors

EXAIR's Line Vac connects to standard hose or tube to create a powerful conveyor. The design features large throat diameters for maximum throughput capability. A small amount of compressed air is injected through directed nozzles to produce a vacuum on one end and high output flows on the other.


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  Product Spotlight
Image - Improved 4-Axis HMC Offers Shops 70% Faster Feed Rate Improved 4-Axis HMC Offers Shops 70% Faster Feed Rate
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  New 360° Air Wipe Blows Off, Dries, Cleans, and Cools
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Image - Rotary Indexer Eliminates the Cost of a Reducer Rotary Indexer Eliminates the Cost of a Reducer
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  Multi-Tasking MC for Job Shops Adds Friction Stir Welding Capabilities
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Image - Collaborative Automation: It's More Than Just the Cobot Collaborative Automation: It's More Than Just the Cobot

New to collaborative automation? As cobots become commoditized, learn how to maximize safety, productivity, and ROI by considering the whole application, especially for machine tending and packaging.


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Image - Heavy Duty Clamps Generate 20,000 Pounds of Pressure Heavy Duty Clamps Generate 20,000 Pounds of Pressure
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  Waterjet Pumps First to Offer Advanced Predictive Maintenance Capabilities
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Image - Shelf-Mounted, Press-Handling Robot Can Reach Up to 8.5 Meters Shelf-Mounted, Press-Handling Robot Can Reach Up to 8.5 Meters
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  Versatile Octagon Face Milling Cutter Boosts Feed Rates While Cutting Costs
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  Product Focus Award Winner
Product Focus Award Winner Chicago-Based Startup Aims to Be Uber of the Manufacturing Industry

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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