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Modern Applications News – Metalworking Ideas For Today's Job Shop
February 08, 2017 - Volume 11 Issue 02
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  Featured Articles
Image - Tennessee Fab Shop Owner Hopes New Waterjet Helps Him Win the Race Against His Competition Tennessee Fab Shop Owner Hopes New Waterjet Helps Him Win the Race Against His Competition
Mike Murray, owner of Murrco Fabrication in Franklin, Tenn., has expanded his business and entered new markets with a Jet Edge waterjet cutting system. He uses the waterjet to provide quality and accurate parts in a job shop environment, including new racing products for the motorsports industry.
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Image - User-Friendly CAD Software Now Brings Manufacturable, Lightweight Composite Designs to New Industries User-Friendly CAD Software Now Brings Manufacturable, Lightweight Composite Designs to New Industries
Developed for composite design in military and commercial aircraft and the space program, Collier Research's HyperSizer Express software now puts a powerful optimization tool in the hands of innovators in the bicycle industry, the robotic industry -- and beyond.
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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 - Catalog Features 600 New Tools Including 6-Flute Variable Pitch End Mill for Steels Catalog Features 600 New Tools Including 6-Flute Variable Pitch End Mill for Steels
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  New Kits Available for Manufacturing Hydraulic Ports and Manifolds
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Image - GMTA Now Offers Rasoma Soft and Hardturning Machining Centers in North America GMTA Now Offers Rasoma Soft and Hardturning Machining Centers in North America
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  2016 Breaks Records for Robot Orders -- One Application Saw 61% Surge
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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 - New Ion Air Cannon Eliminates Static Charges in Less Than Half a Second New Ion Air Cannon Eliminates Static Charges in Less Than Half a Second
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  New Modular Expansion Pins Secure Parts on the Inside
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Image - Slimmed-Down Milling Chuck Offers Precise, Powerful Cutting with Ø1/2" End Mills Slimmed-Down Milling Chuck Offers Precise, Powerful Cutting with Ø1/2" End Mills
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  Hand-Held Tool Offers Instant "Actual Force Readings" for Many Shop Floor Situations
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Image - Super Air Wipe Super Air Wipe

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 Spotlight Cont'd
Image - Machining Block Spindle Performs Reliably Up to 25,000rpm Machining Block Spindle Performs Reliably Up to 25,000rpm
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  Fiber Laser Part Marking System Ideal for Cutting Tools, Surgical Instruments, Medical Implants
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Image - 3-Part Vacuum System Designed to Remove Chips and Swarf from Machine Tools and Grinders 3-Part Vacuum System Designed to Remove Chips and Swarf from Machine Tools and Grinders
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  New 3D Printer Puts the Rapid Back in Prototyping
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Image - Bringing Jobs Back to America! Bringing Jobs Back to America!

We at Mitee-Bite focus on providing solutions to level the playing field. Maximizing productivity, reducing idle spindle time, cutting labor costs in half and most importantly providing simple methods to compete globally! One company making connector plates changed their process to the carrier method using our clamps and now saves $1,000,000 annually by reshoring & producing these parts at a lower cost than CHINA! Another great benefit is regaining control of inventory levels and quality control.

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  Product Focus Award Winner
Product Focus Award Winner Smart Damper Eliminates Chatter, Increases Accuracy in Turning Operations

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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