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October 11, 2017 - Volume 11 Issue 18
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  Featured Articles
Image - Offline Presetters vs. In-Machine Lasers: What's Better? Offline Presetters vs. In-Machine Lasers: What's Better?
Many manufacturers view in-machine laser technology and offline presetters like they would view a Yankees-Red Sox rivalry. But Doug Sumner, product manager at BIG KAISER Precision Tooling, explains how in-machine tool measurement systems and offline presetters can actually work together. Here's how.
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Image - Collaborative Robots Provide Unprecedented Flexibility While Handling High Mix/Low Volume Production Runs Collaborative Robots Provide Unprecedented Flexibility While Handling High Mix/Low Volume Production Runs
Xiamen Runner Industrial Corporation in China has installed 64 UR robots to upgrade the efficiency of the production process by establishing a highly-efficient, flexible, and reliable production line.
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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 - Siemens Latest CNC Software Significantly Improves Machine Tool Speed and Precision Siemens Latest CNC Software Significantly Improves Machine Tool Speed and Precision
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  Metal 3D Printing Solution Reduced Lockheed Martin's Production Time by 80% and Costs by 55%
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Image - World's Largest All-Composite Aircraft Headed for 2019 Demo Launch World's Largest All-Composite Aircraft Headed for 2019 Demo Launch
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  New Approach to Additive Manufacturing -- Using a Gas to Create Thin-Walled Metal Parts
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Image - Quiet, Hard-Hitting Curtain of Air for Blowoff, Cleaning, Drying, Cooling! Quiet, Hard-Hitting Curtain of Air for Blowoff, Cleaning, Drying, Cooling!

EXAIR's Super Air Knifeā„¢ dramatically reduces compressed air usage and noise when compared to other blowoffs. The Super Air Knife offers a more efficient way to clean, dry or cool parts, webs or conveyors, delivering a uniform sheet of laminar airflow.


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  Product Spotlight
Image - High-Efficiency Mist Collector Improves Your Shop's Air Quality High-Efficiency Mist Collector Improves Your Shop's Air Quality
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  New Personal Waterjet Cutter Ideal for Prototyping and Low-Volume Cutting of Any Material
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Image - Low-Cost Force/Torque Sensor Perfect for Assembly, Grinding, and Polishing Robots Low-Cost Force/Torque Sensor Perfect for Assembly, Grinding, and Polishing Robots
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  1000°F Inert Atmosphere Oven Ideal for Annealing Copper Foil Parts
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Image - Pitbulls Holding Down a Lion! Pitbulls Holding Down a Lion!

Capturing the attention of tomorrow's machinist and engineers and showcasing new methods to inspire innovation in the machine tool industry. This 200 pound piece of Titanum was machined by Titans of CNC using our Machinable Pitbull Clamps, each producing over 12,000 pounds of pressure. Advance techniques and creative thought processes are written all over this application. Place your request now for our new Mitee-Bite catalog and you can be the king of the manufacturing jungle!


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  Product Spotlight Cont'd
Image - Flexible, Easy-to-Use Grippers Offer 3X Higher Payload and Wider Stroke for Collaborative Robots Flexible, Easy-to-Use Grippers Offer 3X Higher Payload and Wider Stroke for Collaborative Robots
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  New Length Gauge Enables Accurate Measurement in Highly Contaminated Production Areas
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Image - All New 20 Ton Utility Hydraulic Press Perfect for Small Fab Shop All New 20 Ton Utility Hydraulic Press Perfect for Small Fab Shop
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  New Tool Holders Allow Turning in All Directions on Multi-Task Machines and VTL's
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Image - BIG KAISER's Next Generation of Digital Boring Heads BIG KAISER's Next Generation of Digital Boring Heads

BIG KAISER's EWE boring heads are designed for precision production boring on machining centers, jig mills, boring mills, transfer machines and high-speed milling machines. EWE boring heads also connect to BIG KAISER's user-friendly smartphone and tablet app, making it easier to monitor and configure the head while assembling and running boring tools.


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  Product Focus Award Winner
Product Focus Award Winner Powerful Milling Center Designed for 3 to 5 Axis Precision Machining

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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