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January 11, 2017 - Volume 11 Issue 01
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Image - Fab Shop Uses Heavy Duty Vacuum to Disintegrate Safety Concerns, Unscheduled Downtime and Wasted Manpower Fab Shop Uses Heavy Duty Vacuum to Disintegrate Safety Concerns, Unscheduled Downtime and Wasted Manpower
Replacing manual removal of steel shot with vacuuming to handle ergonomic concern reduces unscheduled downtime by 80 percent, manpower by more than 50 percent and provides more efficient maintenance of cleaner environment.
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Image - So Why Has Metal Injection Molding Become Such a Crucial Element in the Booming Firearms Industry? So Why Has Metal Injection Molding Become Such a Crucial Element in the Booming Firearms Industry?
Firearm sales have increased exponentially over the past 10 years, and forecasts don't show that trend slowing abruptly. As manufacturers seek to meet demand while decreasing costs, reducing weight, and increasing durability, the spotlight is turning to engineered metal solutions, including expertise in technologies such as precision CNC machining, metal injection molding, laser welding, and stamping.
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Image - Software Allows You to Communicate with Your Robots from Anywhere and Any Device Software Allows You to Communicate with Your Robots from Anywhere and Any Device
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  Emuge Now Offers Tool Grinding and Reconditioning at New State-of-the-Art Facility
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Image - On Demand Parts Push the Limit of Motorcycle Design On Demand Parts Push the Limit of Motorcycle Design
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  Now You Can Convert Your Portable Dot Peen Marking System Into a Benchtop Machine
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For over 30 years Mitee-Bite Products has made customer satisfaction our #1 priority. We pride ourselves in our ability to incorporate our products and create custom designs to provide the best workholding solution possible. If you have a difficult to hold part, or are interested in optimizing your machining center...


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  Product Spotlight
Image - Smart Damper Eliminates Chatter, Increases Accuracy in Turning Operations Smart Damper Eliminates Chatter, Increases Accuracy in Turning Operations
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  New Horizontal Machining Center Built for Massive Part Sizes
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Image - Threaded Line Vac – Great Way to Transfer Parts and Remove Scrap Threaded Line Vac – Great Way to Transfer Parts and Remove Scrap
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  New Face Milling Platform for Aluminum Produces Mirror Finishes and Tens of Thousands of Parts per Edge
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Image - Versatile 4-Axis, Class 1 Fiber Laser Part Marking Systems Versatile 4-Axis, Class 1 Fiber Laser Part Marking Systems

DAPRA's versatile, turnkey Graphix laser marking workstations offer 4-axis marking capabilities within a compact Class 1 enclosure. Generous marking window and part locating surface. 300mm maximum Z-axis height. Choice of 10W or 20W fiber laser source. Great for medical, automotive, aerospace, military and electronics applications.


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Image - New 3D Printer Produces Plastic Prototypes to Save Material and Time New 3D Printer Produces Plastic Prototypes to Save Material and Time
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  Custom-Built CNC Roundness/Cylindricity Measuring System Designed for Large, Heavy Workpieces
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Image - New Laser Welding Systems Serve Unique Applications Including 3D Printing New Laser Welding Systems Serve Unique Applications Including 3D Printing
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  New High-Speed VTC Designed for Long and Heavy Parts – Gives Shops Alternative to Bridge-Style Machine
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Image - Super Air Knife Replaces Noisy Blowers Super Air Knife Replaces Noisy Blowers

EXAIR's Super Air Knife delivers a uniform, high volume, high velocity sheet of air for blowoff, cooling and drying applications. Energy use is 1/3 that of typical blowoffs. Eliminates costly downtime of blowers. Noise is under 70 dBA at 80 PSIG.


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