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September 08, 2021 - Volume 15 Issue 09
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Mitee-Bite Products hits another homerun with this new style Concentric Outside Diameter (OD) clamping tool. Repeats within tenths, compact for high density application, tough enough to limit yourself to tooling capabilities, can be machined to hold any shape (completely through clamp and fixture plate as well as gripping workpiece above compression nut). Limited only by your imagination!


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  Featured Articles
Image - Firearms Manufacturer Runs on "Field of Dreams" Philosophy (Watch Video) Firearms Manufacturer Runs on "Field of Dreams" Philosophy (Watch Video)
Most CNC job shops and manufacturing contractors secure work before purchasing new machines. Typically, this method makes it easier for management to schedule jobs on specific machines and allows for more flexibility. But an entrepreneurial father and son team had a different idea.
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Image - Did Cobots Help Manifold Manufacturer? How About Increased Profits and a 6 Month ROI (Watch Video) Did Cobots Help Manifold Manufacturer? How About Increased Profits and a 6 Month ROI (Watch Video)
Since its inception in 1977, Tomenson Machine Works in Chicago has grown to become a world leader in the manufacturing of precision hydraulic manifolds. But the company was looking for a way to automate the tedious pin-stamping process. So, they turned to Universal Robots. The result? A 40% reduction in misloads, increased company profit margins and ROI within 6-7 months.
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Image - Star CNC Introduces Fixed-Headstock Automatic Lathe Star CNC Introduces Fixed-Headstock Automatic Lathe

SK-51 Type A, first in the NEW line of Star CNC automatic fixed headstock lathes, incorporates advanced Fanuc iHMI control system with 'smart' machining capabilities. Exceptional precision, accuracy and speed. Twin 12-station turrets, extensive tool capabilities, slant bed design, remote monitoring and operator intervention predictability. Addresses precision machining requirements demanded by medical, energy and aviation industries.


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  Industry News
Image - Exair's Latest Catalog Features New Products for Conveying, Cooling, Cleaning, Drying, and More Exair's Latest Catalog Features New Products for Conveying, Cooling, Cleaning, Drying, and More
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  Mate's New Zero-Point Workholding System -- "Made for Metalheads" -- Now Available (Watch Video)
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Image - Universal Robots Takes Cobot Welding to the Next Level at FABTECH 2021 (Watch Videos) Universal Robots Takes Cobot Welding to the Next Level at FABTECH 2021 (Watch Videos)
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  Sandvik to Acquire CNC Software Inc., Creators of Mastercam
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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 Soft Jaws Offer One-Size-Fits-All Workholding Alternative New Soft Jaws Offer One-Size-Fits-All Workholding Alternative
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  Essentium's New 3D Printer Features Independent Dual Extruders; Prints 2 Unique Parts at Same Time
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Image - 12-Axis Swiss-Type Lathe Perfect for Large-Diameter Machining 12-Axis Swiss-Type Lathe Perfect for Large-Diameter Machining
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  Low-Cost Digital Amplifier Provides Clear Readings for High-Precision Measurements
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Image - Universal Robots Help Chicago Die Caster Win Jobs Universal Robots Help Chicago Die Caster Win Jobs

Die-casting manufacturer RCM Industries in Chicago found itself in competition with suppliers in Mexico for a large outsourced project. A fleet of new Universal Robots' e-Series collaborative robots with built-in force-torque sensing took on repetitive high-precision tasks, increasing output and reducing costs to make this U.S. firm competitive with low-wage countries while providing higher-value jobs for workers.


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Image - Made4CNC Launches World’s First Completely Automatic CNC Door Opening Solution for Robots (Watch Video) Made4CNC Launches World’s First Completely Automatic CNC Door Opening Solution for Robots (Watch Video)
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  ETCO Introduces Locking Ring Terminals Ideal for Automation Equipment
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Image - Redesigned Chuck Reduces Cycle Time and Lowers Maintenance Cost for Your Lathe (Watch Video) Redesigned Chuck Reduces Cycle Time and Lowers Maintenance Cost for Your Lathe (Watch Video)
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  6-Axis Cobot Easy to Install, Easy to Clean (Watch Video)
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