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Modern Applications News – Metalworking Ideas For Today's Job Shop
November 09, 2016 - Volume 10 Issue 13
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Image - High-Performance Milling Chuck Can Prevent Days and/or Thousands of Dollars in Setbacks When Machining Heat-Resistant Super Alloys High-Performance Milling Chuck Can Prevent Days and/or Thousands of Dollars in Setbacks When Machining Heat-Resistant Super Alloys
As more shops opt for heat-resistant super alloys (HRSAs) -- stainless steel, Inconel, titanium and the like -- over aluminum, the chances of having the tool slip or pull out in its holder increases. But Big Kaiser's Jack Burley writes that his company's Mega Perfect Grip, a high performance milling chuck will not allow the tool to slip, and will do so without sacrificing accuracy.
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Image - Low-Cost, High-Strength Welding Process Joins Steel and Aluminum Sheets of Different Thicknesses; Ideal for Automotive Industry Low-Cost, High-Strength Welding Process Joins Steel and Aluminum Sheets of Different Thicknesses; Ideal for Automotive Industry
Friction stir welding is a still-young (and often unfamiliar) pressure-welding process for joining flat components and semi-finished components made of light metals. Due to the great joint strength that can be achieved and the associated lightweight construction potential, this process is being used increasingly in the automobile industry, mechanical engineering, and in aviation and railcar construction.
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  Industry News
Image - 7 Options for Conveyor Belts 7 Options for Conveyor Belts
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Image - First-Ever 3D Scan of Pittsburgh Bridge Used to Create 3D-Printed Miniature Replicas First-Ever 3D Scan of Pittsburgh Bridge Used to Create 3D-Printed Miniature Replicas
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  Desktop Waterjet Cutting Machine Gets Almost 15x Crowdfunding for Latest Batch of Machines
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  Product Spotlight
Image - Air Operated Conveyor Makes It Easy to Move Small Parts or Scrap Air Operated Conveyor Makes It Easy to Move Small Parts or Scrap
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  Advanced Milling Machine Improves Welding Efficiency; Ideal for Milling Circular Seams
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Image - Industrial Vacuum Separates Coolant from Metal Chips & Shavings in One Step -- Reduces Downtime and Costs Industrial Vacuum Separates Coolant from Metal Chips & Shavings in One Step -- Reduces Downtime and Costs
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  New "Stepless" Milling Cutter Ideal for Small Parts and Less-Than-Rigid Setups
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Image - How Universal Robots Pay Back in 34 Days How Universal Robots Pay Back in 34 Days

34 days was all it took for fire equipment manufacturer Task Force Tips to pay for its collaborative Universal Robots through productivity savings. Watch how two UR5 robots working in tandem use vision guidance to pick blanks off a conveyor for CNC milling with huge gains in productivity and quality. The application was created by a machinist with minimal training.

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Image - Unique Vise System Features Dovetailed Jaws That Can Be Changed in 10 Seconds Unique Vise System Features Dovetailed Jaws That Can Be Changed in 10 Seconds
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  Latest Gear Inspection Machine Offers Four Instruments on One Platform
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Image - New 3D Metal Printer Priced for Small Shops; Produces Parts 30% Faster New 3D Metal Printer Priced for Small Shops; Produces Parts 30% Faster
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  Ultra-Thin Cutting Wheels Deliver 20% Faster Cuts and Longer Life
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Image - Machining Without Coolant Machining Without Coolant

Replace messy mist systems and improve dry machining with clean, cold air! EXAIR's Cold Gun Aircoolant System improves tolerances, tool life and production rates by cooling with 20°F air. The Cold Gun is ideal for tool sharpening, drill and cutter grinding, milling, band sawing, more.


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  Product Focus Award Winner
Product Focus Award Winner Solid Ceramic Endmills Help Aerospace Job Shop Meet Critical Delivery Date

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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