GE Fanuc Automation Americas Inc., Charlottesville, Va., has released a new
version of software that the company says streamlines and unifies its manufacturing
A London-based company has filed a patent application for a new metal-matrix
composite that combines aluminum, titanium and carbon to produce a strong and
hard metal with increased wear resistance.
CNC tool and cutter grinder machine manufacturer Anca has developed a compact
tool-measurement system that the company says gives machine operators a detailed
look at tools while they are clamped and ready to be re-formed and sharpened.
Solar Atmospheres of Souderton, Pa., says its vacuum heat treating process
helps to eliminate distortions caused by oil quenching heat-treated metal parts,
while matching stringent heat treating specifications.
In addition, if a product's patterns or textures change, the PC Eyebot stores
its previous "training" and learns the new patterns for inspections and outputs
the differences to PLCs and enunciators for physical responses.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded a research grant to a New York state company
to further develop a process that makes nanostructured material for military
Mazak Corp., Florence, Ky., will hold its largest North American industry event
Nov. 8-10. Touch the Future 2006 will feature 40 Mazak machine tools and production
technologies at work, including the Nexus VCN-510C/50 vertical machining center
FeatureCAM Version 2006 has been released under a new company name, Delcam