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June 14, 2017 - Volume 11 Issue 08
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Image - Patients Now Benefit from Customized, 3D Printed Titanium Implants Used in Brain and Facial Surgeries Patients Now Benefit from Customized, 3D Printed Titanium Implants Used in Brain and Facial Surgeries
Craniomaxillofacial surgery is a procedure for correcting brain injuries and facial deformities that can negatively impact someone's senses. Individual implant solutions -- ranging from plates, meshes, screws, pins, and distractors -- are often key to the treatment. Concept Laser's M2 cusing machine now allows medical companies to create better, more customized implants through additive manufacturing.
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Image - Patented High Torque Retention Knobs the Solution to Shop's Milling Center Woes Patented High Torque Retention Knobs the Solution to Shop's Milling Center Woes
Family-Owned Iowa shop learned that by using high torque retention knobs to minimize the expansion/deformation that happens at the small end of the taper, they could significantly increase tool life, production rates, and revenue.
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  Industry News
Image - Find Out How Collaborative Robots Can Help Job Shops -- Right Now Find Out How Collaborative Robots Can Help Job Shops -- Right Now
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  3D Design Software Improves Time to Machine; Reduces Downtime on the Shop Floor
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Image - Upgraded CAM Software Offers New Toolpath Solution for Steep/Shallow Milling of Complex Part Geometries Upgraded CAM Software Offers New Toolpath Solution for Steep/Shallow Milling of Complex Part Geometries
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  Nano Lubrication Can Now Prevent Metal from Fracturing Due to Hydrogen
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  Product Spotlight
Image - Wireless Digital Flowmeter Provides Easy Way to Monitor Compressed Air Consumption and Waste Wireless Digital Flowmeter Provides Easy Way to Monitor Compressed Air Consumption and Waste
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  Next-Generation VMC's Feature More Work Space, Increased X-Axis Travel, and Many Automation Options
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Image - 3-Axis Knee Mill Offers Job Shops a Manually-Operated Z-Axis 3-Axis Knee Mill Offers Job Shops a Manually-Operated Z-Axis
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  New Strain Probe Sets the Bar High for Direct and Indirect Measuring
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Image - Quick-Change Dial Streamlines Your Marking Operation Quick-Change Dial Streamlines Your Marking Operation
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  New EDM Series Reduces Process Time By 20%; Enables Lights-Out Operation for Shops
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  Specialty Grease Ideal to Lubricate Rolling Bearings, Guideways, and Valves
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  Product Focus Award Winner
Product Focus Award Winner Cloud-Based ERP Gives Job Shops the Ability to Compete with the Big Boys

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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