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Modern Applications News – Metalworking Ideas For Today's Job Shop
September 12, 2018 - Volume 12 Issue 12
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Image - Why Robotic Part Loaders are the Best Option for Automating High-Mix Job Shops Why Robotic Part Loaders are the Best Option for Automating High-Mix Job Shops
Historically, automation has implied high new-part-introduction costs and long setup times. For those reasons, high-mix CNC shops tend to shy away from automation. However, Al Youngwerth, CEO and founder of VersaBuilt Robotics, writes that he has a solution -- robotic part loaders.
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Image - Indiana Mold Shop Finds Best Way to Get from Art to Part Indiana Mold Shop Finds Best Way to Get from Art to Part
Full-service mold specialist K&K, Inc. has thrived throughout 20 years of business by making time-saving technologies central to its daily practices. Vero has provided one of those technologies -- software that has optimized the CAD/CAM process.
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Image - Star CNC Sets New Standards for Manufacturing Intricate and Complex Parts Star CNC Sets New Standards for Manufacturing Intricate and Complex Parts

Newly redesigned with improved functions, rigid construction, and flexibility and machining capabilities, Star CNC's SV-20R Swiss-type automatic lathe sets new manufacturing standards with two-tool turning for reduced machining time and higher accuracy. Built-in B-axis for multiple tools and (8) station tool block for overlapping of back operations puts this machine on the next level.


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  Industry News
Image - New e-Series Collaborative Robots Raise the Bar on Sensing, Safety and Precision New e-Series Collaborative Robots Raise the Bar on Sensing, Safety and Precision
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  Educational Kit Teaches the "Art of Fixturing"
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Image - Demand for Linear Motion Guides Hits 10 Year High Demand for Linear Motion Guides Hits 10 Year High
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  New Version of ERP Software Helps Small Shops Streamline Front Office Management
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  Product Spotlight
Image - Air Gun Scraper Removes Metal Chips -- and Everything Else Air Gun Scraper Removes Metal Chips -- and Everything Else
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  VMC's 12,000-rpm Spindle and Rotary/Tilt Table Good for 5-Axis Machining of Small Complex Parts
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Image - 2-Saddle CNC Lathe Designed to Handle Large Parts 2-Saddle CNC Lathe Designed to Handle Large Parts
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  Heavy-Duty Shredder Reduces Volume of Metal Chips by 90%
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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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Image - Central Vacuum Cleans All Metal Debris from Your Shop Central Vacuum Cleans All Metal Debris from Your Shop
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  Portable Marking Machine Perfect for Heavy Parts
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Image - Swiss-Type Lathes Feature 3 Turret Design for Faster Production Swiss-Type Lathes Feature 3 Turret Design for Faster Production
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  Deep Hole Drilling System Enables Shops to Offer More Precision and Less Lead Time
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Image - 5 Cobot Myths Debunked 5 Cobot Myths Debunked

Cobots are quickly gaining in popularity, but along with rapid growth also comes misconceptions about what cobots can and can't do. To help clear up the confusion, we put together a quick animated narrative debunking the five most common cobot myths.


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  Product Focus Award Winner
Product Focus Award Winner Robotic Machine Tending Platform Makes Automation Affordable for Any Size Shop

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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