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Modern Applications News – Metalworking Ideas For Today's Job Shop
February 13, 2019 - Volume 13 Issue 02
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Image - Smoothing the Transition from 3-axis to 5-axis Machining Smoothing the Transition from 3-axis to 5-axis Machining

In today's machine shops, having 5-axis capability is no longer a luxury; it's a must-have. Are you considering making the transition from 3-axis to 5-axis? Okuma resident experts discuss how to painlessly make the transition and how 5-axis machining has evolved from a machine tool user's perspective.


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Image - Tool Shop Supervisor Keeps on Grinding -- Even After an 8 Hour Surgery Tool Shop Supervisor Keeps on Grinding -- Even After an 8 Hour Surgery
AB Tools (Lincoln, CA) has been manufacturing high-performance specialty cutting tools since 1977. The shop is currently experiencing its highest sales in 40 years, thanks in part to an ANCA CNC grinding machine and its software. The technology kept the operation going while the operator was home recovering from back surgery.
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Image - Aerospace Shop Uses Ultrasonic Cleaner to Eliminate 20 Hours of Manual Labor per Week Aerospace Shop Uses Ultrasonic Cleaner to Eliminate 20 Hours of Manual Labor per Week
Around for nearly 80 years, Eaton Aerospace specializes in manufacturing aviation components. Part of their process has always involved manually cleaning the parts produced. However, recently the Michigan shop upgraded to ultrasonic cleaning machines and the result has been a major savings of time and money.
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Image - KOMO'S VGM Series Metal Machining Center KOMO'S VGM Series Metal Machining Center

The VGM Series from Komo Machine, Inc. combines large travel with flexibility. They feature a moving gantry configuration, multiple tool changers and a large work envelope. Contact us to see how we can work with you to configure a machine made in the USA that meets your individual needs.


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  Industry News
Image - Touch Scheduling Board Replaces Those Old Magnetic Boards Found in Many Shops Touch Scheduling Board Replaces Those Old Magnetic Boards Found in Many Shops
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  New Metrology Fixtures Enable Quick, Repeatable Set-Ups for Any Part
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Image - World's Largest Single-Piece Rocket Engine 3D Printed on Laser Melting Machine World's Largest Single-Piece Rocket Engine 3D Printed on Laser Melting Machine
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  New Direct Interface Makes It Easier for Cobots to Tend CNC Machines
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Image - How to Hold a Workpiece When You Can't Use a Clamp How to Hold a Workpiece When You Can't Use a Clamp

Mitee-Grip™ is a heat activated wax-based compound embedded in precision paper, coated on nylon mesh or in a stick form. This holding media maintains parallelism on precision parts and is useful for thin parts, micro machining, optical, quartz components, and jewelry related items just to name a few. Also a popular solution for delicate applications requiring support to minimize part/tooling deflection, once complete heat to release.


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  Product Spotlight
Image - New Back Blow Safety Air Gun Clears Out Chips and Coolant from Inside Parts New Back Blow Safety Air Gun Clears Out Chips and Coolant from Inside Parts
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  Affordable, Plug-and-Play Mist Collector Ideal for Smaller Shops
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Image - Siemens New Drive Optimized for Pump, Fan and Compressor Applications Siemens New Drive Optimized for Pump, Fan and Compressor Applications
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  Rotary Indexer Offers High Precision, Torque and Acceleration with Zero Backlash
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Image - Model 23 Type Holders and Type Model 23 Type Holders and Type

Numberall offers a complete line of both hand held, press mount and steel type from stock. Character sizes from 1/32" to 1/2" are available. Free Deluxe Type Box and Magnet with every Model 23 holder. Made in the USA.


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Image - Gundrilling Machine Now Offers 60% More Slide Travel Gundrilling Machine Now Offers 60% More Slide Travel
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  200 W Fiber Laser Marks Metal Parts Twice as Fast
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Image - New Line of Toolholders Offer Excellent Taper Contact, Rigidity, Balance, and Accuracy New Line of Toolholders Offer Excellent Taper Contact, Rigidity, Balance, and Accuracy
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  3D Printer Work Table Built for Small Shops
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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 Focus Award Winner
Product Focus Award Winner New Pallet System Offers High Clamping Forces for Horizontal, Vertical and Rotary 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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