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Modern Applications News – Metalworking Ideas For Today's Job Shop
September 13, 2017 - Volume 11 Issue 16
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Image - New York Shop Searches and Finds Tooling Solution that Saves 40 Machine Hours on One Job New York Shop Searches and Finds Tooling Solution that Saves 40 Machine Hours on One Job
Job shops face an unending search to reduce cycle and setup times. This is especially true for shops that perform a lot of just in time (JIT) manufacturing since there are typically more setups and smaller batch sizes. Big Kaiser's product manager, Matt Tegelman, writes about one shop that took its search on the road.
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Image - 3D Printing Used to Develop One of the World's First All-Electric Commuter Aircraft 3D Printing Used to Develop One of the World's First All-Electric Commuter Aircraft
Electric aircraft manufacturer, Eviation Aircraft, is using Stratasys 3D printing to accelerate its R&D process for everything from prototyping to tooling and evaluation of production parts. Eviation has saved several hundreds of thousands of dollars and months of workforce hours with 3D printing to make the project possible.
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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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  Industry News
Image - How to Choose the Right Metalworking Fluid for a Padded Reaming Job How to Choose the Right Metalworking Fluid for a Padded Reaming Job
Padded reamers are often used in the manufacturing of engine valve guides and crankbores as one of the last steps before engine assembly. Not using the proper fluid for the job can cause problems. Quaker's Metalworking Lead Product Manager Scott Pardel explains why choosing the right fluid is crucial to producing a smooth surface finish.
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  Harvey Adds 2,100 Tools Including New Miniature High-Profile Drills and Corner Radius Finishers for Exotic Alloys
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Image - New Coating on Carbide Drills Increases Tool Life Up to 40% New Coating on Carbide Drills Increases Tool Life Up to 40%
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  Game-Changing CAD Software Provides Instant Simulation Results
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Image - Our Fast Growing XYZ Xpansion Pins are Now Available in an Economy Version! Our Fast Growing XYZ Xpansion Pins are Now Available in an Economy Version!

MITEE-BITE Products now offers an economy friendly 12L14 version of our popular Press Fit Modular XYZ Xpansion™ Pins. The Pins expand up to 0.030" (0.7mm) and the diameter can be machined for specific applications. The top of the Pins have a slight taper creating maximum line contact in bore and provides clearance during load/unload. Designed for quick set-ups on secondary operations, material coming off prep stations, water-jets or even for assembly outside of your machining centers!


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  Product Spotlight
Image - Air Operated Line Vac Ideal for Conveying Parts or Scrap Air Operated Line Vac Ideal for Conveying Parts or Scrap
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  Entry-Level Gear Hobbing Machine Ideal for Job Shops
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Image - Clamping Device Includes New Stainless-Steel Air Gap for Maximum Protection Against Severe Workloads Clamping Device Includes New Stainless-Steel Air Gap for Maximum Protection Against Severe Workloads
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  Modular Tower System Designed for Any Height; Maximizes Work Area of Your CMM
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Image - BIG KAISER’s R-Cutter: Realize Savings in Chamfering Operations BIG KAISER’s R-Cutter: Realize Savings in Chamfering Operations

BIG KAISER's exclusive R-Cutter for the modular CKB tooling system is built to produce fine finished rounded edges at industry-leading speeds. A body design tailored to chamfering and four high-rake-geometry, custom inserts combine to reduce cutting resistance and burr generation for accelerated feeds in front or back chamfering.


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Image - Powerful Milling Center Designed for 3 to 5 Axis Precision Machining Powerful Milling Center Designed for 3 to 5 Axis Precision Machining
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  New Super-Finishing Machine Ideal for Small Crankshafts in Downsized Engines
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Image - New Laser Engraving System Ideal for Large Part and Batch Marking New Laser Engraving System Ideal for Large Part and Batch Marking
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  New Abrasive Waterjet Line Features Direct Drive Pump Technology and Easy-to-Use Software
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  Product Focus Award Winner
Product Focus Award Winner Penetrating Oil Creeps into Millionth Inch Spaces to Break Up Rust, Corrosion and Loosen Frozen Metal Parts

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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