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September 09, 2020 - Volume 14 Issue 09
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Image - A Simple Solution to a Difficult Application A Simple Solution to a Difficult Application

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  Featured Articles
Image - 4 Main Benefits Result from Combustion Systems Manufacturer's Switch to 3D Printing 4 Main Benefits Result from Combustion Systems Manufacturer's Switch to 3D Printing
By eliminating the need for hard tooling with Desktop Metal's 3D Printing Studio System, John Zink Combustion engineers have been able to produce innovative new parts, reproduce parts for which tooling no longer exists and find creative solutions to improving their workflow.
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Image - The Case of the Self-Destructing End Mills The Case of the Self-Destructing End Mills
Sometimes all it takes is the right person in the right place at the right time to solve a productivity mystery. Andy Joerg, Owner of Custom Precision, went in search of a good machining detective when faced with a job that was eating up end mills at a rapid rate.
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Image - thyssenkrupp Bilstein Addresses Labor Shortage, Expands Production with Fleet of Universal Robots thyssenkrupp Bilstein Addresses Labor Shortage, Expands Production with Fleet of Universal Robots

Watch how nine UR cobots deployed at the manufacturer's plant in Ohio open new avenues of growth in what management calls "a revolution." By automating hard-to-staff tasks such as machine tending, assembly, and product inspection, the cobots optimize production and provide a better work environment. Future rollout plans include an additional 40 UR cobots.


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  Industry News
Image - Robot "Eyes" Can Now "See" More Robot "Eyes" Can Now "See" More
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  ExOne Adds Two New Stainless Steels to Metal 3D Printing Service
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Image - Monitor Your Collaborative Robots Remotely with New Cloud-Based System Monitor Your Collaborative Robots Remotely with New Cloud-Based System
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  Siemens New Servo-Drive System: Plug and Play for Extra-Low-Voltage Applications
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Image - Air Operated Conveyors Air Operated Conveyors

EXAIR's Line Vac connects to standard hose or tube to create a powerful conveyor. The design features large throat diameters for maximum throughput capability. A small amount of compressed air is injected through directed nozzles to produce a vacuum on one end and high output flows on the other.


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  Product Spotlight
Image - New Line of Micrometers: Easy to Use, Improved Electronics, Longer Battery Life New Line of Micrometers: Easy to Use, Improved Electronics, Longer Battery Life
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  Compact VMC Ideal for Small Shops Needing 2nd Machine or Additional Spindle
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Image - "EasySwitch" Vacuum Easily Switches Between Wet and Dry Applications "EasySwitch" Vacuum Easily Switches Between Wet and Dry Applications
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  New Dotpeen Machine Perfect for Marking a Few Characters on High Speed Production Line
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Image - Dual Collaborative Gripper Configuration Reduces Contamination Risk and Cycle Time Dual Collaborative Gripper Configuration Reduces Contamination Risk and Cycle Time

MedicoPack was looking to implement collaborative automation to optimize the process of collecting, inspecting, and packaging hospital drip bags. After deploying grippers from OnRobot to automate the handling and stacking process, they were able to significantly increase productivity by reducing cycle time and contamination risk.


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  Product Spotlight Cont'd
Image - Universal Multi-Angle Vise Features Quick Acting Button for Faster Work Setups Universal Multi-Angle Vise Features Quick Acting Button for Faster Work Setups
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  New Double Turbo Square Shoulder Mills Reduce or Even Eliminate Finishing Cycle Times
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Image - Portable Sinks for Your Shop -- Hand Washing is Not Just for the Bathroom Anymore Portable Sinks for Your Shop -- Hand Washing is Not Just for the Bathroom Anymore
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  Exciting New Beveling Tool -- Never a Dull……Blade
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Image - Starrett American Made Tools, Gages -- A Legacy in Precision Starrett American Made Tools, Gages -- A Legacy in Precision

Precision tools and gages require close tolerance work. At Starrett manufacturing operations in Athol, Massachusetts U.S.A., engineers, machinists and assemblers design and make thousands of different tools -- many that measure the same tools they make. Key industries such as aerospace, medical, energy and defense have relied on Starrett precision for well over a century. [color-blue]Available Now -- Buy American Made!


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