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February 14, 2018 - Volume 12 Issue 02
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Made in Japan, the GENOS M460V-5AX is a full simultaneous 5-axis machine specifically designed for manufacturing high-precision parts from the most demanding materials. While the machine's next-generation capabilities will catch your attention, it's the entry-level price point that will make your jaw drop.

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Image - Next Generation Platform Allows Manufacturers to Easily Scale Their 3D Printing Next Generation Platform Allows Manufacturers to Easily Scale Their 3D Printing
3D Systems has introduced a next-generation additive metal production platform designed to allow manufacturers to easily scale their 3D-printing efforts and integrate them seamlessly into the factory floor.
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Historically, the prevailing thought has been that robotic welding systems can't handle the diversity of tasks required for difficult weldments. But Yaskawa America's business development director, Zane Michael, writes that the technology has changed. From improved welding process capabilities to enhanced laser sensing, advanced robotic welding solutions are making it easier for manufacturers to tackle the most difficult, dangerous and dirty tasks.
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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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  Industry News
Image - New Virtual Calculator Shows "Real-Time" Savings from Renishaw Scanning Probe New Virtual Calculator Shows "Real-Time" Savings from Renishaw Scanning Probe
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  Registration Opens for IMTS 2018
Strong economic growth bodes well for one of the busiest shows in years; exhibitor commitments outpacing previous show -- forcing IMTS to expand exhibit space.
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  Manufacturing Tech Orders Up or Down for 2017?
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Image - VGM Series Metal Machining Center VGM Series Metal Machining Center

The VGM Series of CNC machining centers from Komo Machine, Inc. has been developed specifically for the customer who requires a heavy-duty machine capable of cutting ferrous and non-ferrous metals. These machines feature a moving gantry and from one to four tool changers for a total capacity of 60 tools.


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  Product Spotlight
Image - Gen4 Air Knife Eliminates Painful Static Electricity Shocks Gen4 Air Knife Eliminates Painful Static Electricity Shocks
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  New System Reduces Finishing of Blisks from Days to Hours
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  New Assembly Tool Controller Collects Precise Data to Maximize Productivity
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Image - Best Kept Secret to Maximize Chip Engagement! Best Kept Secret to Maximize Chip Engagement!

The Quick Change Kit and Receiver System allows for rapid change out and precise location of small to medium fixture pallets. Designed to accept any of our current pallets as well as blank pallets. Keep your spindle engaged, reduce your cost per piece and open machine's capacity. Calculate time saved in hours and days, not minutes or seconds.


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Image - Flex Series of CNC Routers Offers High Performance at Low Cost Flex Series of CNC Routers Offers High Performance at Low Cost
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  Next Generation 2D and 3D Inspection Systems
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Image - Pneumatic Clamping System Reduces Set-Up Time Over 90% Pneumatic Clamping System Reduces Set-Up Time Over 90%
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  New Modular Round Chamfering Tool Minimizes Burrs
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EXAIR's Super Air Wipe provides a 360 degree airstream that is ideal for blowoff, drying, cleaning and cooling of pipe, cable, extruded shapes, hose and more. The split design offers easy clamping around the surface of the material moving through it, eliminating the need for threading.


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  Product Focus Award Winner
Product Focus Award Winner New 100-Watt Fiber Laser Marks Parts 40% Faster

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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