The DeHoff G560-DR2 performs both gundrilling and reaming operations on gun barrels. The two-spindle machine has a barrel capacity range from 17 to 50 caliber and a slide travel of 60 inches. DeHoff offers machines for gundrilling, reaming, and rifling, in multiple spindle configurations, all Made-in-the-USA.
Should You Expand Your Shop with Next-Gen 3D Metal Printing? So, you may have started to envision a 3D printer joining the other machines on your shop floor in the not-too-distant future. You know machining centers and lathes inside and out, but how do you even begin selecting AM equipment? What attributes does one look for in a printer, and how do you assure your customers that they will receive metal parts with the same metallurgical integrity as those made from billet or bar stock? Full Article
Wisconsin Shop Increases Profit by Renting Robotic Welders Wisconsin-based Processed Metal Innovators (PMI) is a metal fabricator that produces hundreds of different stamped and welded metal parts for heavy equipment, automobiles, appliances, and more. With few certified welders available and traditional robotic welders unable to handle small runs, PMI turned to the Universal Robots cobot-powered BotX Welder to dramatically increase productivity and profitability. Full Article
Mitee-Bite Products works with many top shelf companies, engineers and sales people helping users make the best possible choice when it comes to designing workholding solutions. We provide free consults -- whether it's a quick test fixture, low volume-low cost production or applications dedicated to a machining center. Check out one of our newest partners: Amrok. Turn-keys rock solid from the ground up!
Duncan Machine looked for an Additive Manufacturing (AM) solution that could complement their subtractive manufacturing experience, and one that their existing CNC programmers could learn. They found a solution that satisfied those requirements and will also capture more business opportunities and fabricate parts that aren't possible by yesterday's standards.
Picking from unstructured bins used to be impossible for robots, and for decades, coding a robot and organizing a workcell to precisely pick and place parts has bottlenecked production. ActiNav Autonomous Bin Picking has revolutionized the speed and simplicity for bin picking tasks, launched on Universal Robots' UR+ platform:
Compressed air safety is a concern within manufacturing environments. Learn about the dangers that can come from high pressure and noise exposure. Improper use of compressed air commonly exceeds OSHA's noise exposure standards and causes noise induced hearing loss.
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