VIP, June 2006

VIP, June 2006


June 15, 2006

In This Issue

Multitasking
Online Product Demo
Practical Machinist
Free Webcast
Hot Product
Quick Manufacturing News
Archived Webcast
Events
IMTS 2006


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Multitasking

Getting the most from your multitasking equipment requires changes in the way you think about lean manufacturing. Multitasking and lean manufacturing practices can work together, but getting the best benefits requires modifications...
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Multitasking is more than live tooling, machines have to have other capabilities to do the work. Find out what operations your machine needs besides just turning and milling...
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Multitasking can help shops to complete parts in single setups and to slash lead times by one-third while reducing machining costs by as much as 60%. Here is information on the benefits of multitasking...
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The latest version of DP Technology's Esprit CAM software includes preconfigured and factory-tested functions that are necessary to program multitasking machines. Here is a report on that software...
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Mazak Corp.'s Integrex e-1500V machines pack the power needed to use multitasking for heavy cutting. A report on Mazak's machine is at...
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Multitasking can be used for multidimensional flexibility. The Romi E 280's 25.6-in. swing and 30.71 in. of distance between spindle faces accommodate parts up to 15.75 in. long and 11.02 in. in diameter...
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Online Product Demonstration

If you are considering a shop management and control solution, take a close look at the industry leader: JobBOSS.
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Featured Advertiser

Makino
— a leading manufacturer of horizontal and vertical machining centers and EDM machines — has announced a new series of online Webinars. Designed for shops of all types and sizes, the seminars are free to anyone who registers. The planned seminars are intended for shops in the automotive, aerospace, medical product and die and mold industries. In addition to metal cutting and die/mold, the seminars will cover new technologies, such as micromachining. Mark Rentschler, marketing manager, says, "Online seminars allow anyone with an Internet connection to attend without losing a day of work."The seminars concentrate on shop efficiency, lean manufacturing, asset utilization, machine tool integration and automation, machine tool technologies, and metal cutting processes. Makino′s application engineers, product managers and guest speakers will give presentations. Click here for more info on upcoming seminars and registration information.


Practical Machinist


Here is a quick taste of what you will find...
From CNC Machining -- Mini mill and aluminum chips
"I have hardly used my mill and my coolant tank is almost full of chips... Actually it is full and they are piled up higher than the coolant and thats how i noticed. Is there some kind of a filter so i don't have to clean them out of my tank every other day?"
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From CAD/CAM -- CAM for lathes
"We are getting a new lathe at work and I'm thinking that it is time to look at some CAM software for the lathe... I realize that a 2D lathe is not that difficult to program but if you have parts with odd shapes CAM could be helpful... "
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From EDM Machining -- What speed with what machine is the fastest?
"I am wondering what is the fastest cutting machine? Is anyone getting over 20 square inches per hour in 1" steel with .010 wire? What is everyone getting out of their machine?"
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Webcast

Overcoming the Top Five Challenges in Electro-Mechanical Product Development
Wednesday, June 28 at 2pm EST

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Hot Product



Synchroflex Saves Thousands of Dollars in Tap Costs

Customers report that Tapmatic SynchroFlex increases tap life by 100% or more on rigid tapping jobs. Tapmatic guarantees that SynchroFlex will work better, produce longer tap life and more accurate threads than any other tap driver on the market. Click here for detailed case histories and information.


Quick Manufacturing News

The Easiest Way to Get Need-To-Know Industry News

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Visit the American Machinist Webcast Archives

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The How's & Why's of CNC Grinding

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Events

Overcoming the Top Five Challenges in Electro-Mechanical Product Development
Webcast by PTC
June 28, 2006, 2pm EST
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International Conference on Aluminum Alloys
July 9-13, 2006
Vancouver, Canada
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Fourth World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring
July 11-13, 2006
San Diego, CA
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IMTS 2006


Explore the largest display of manufacturing equipment in North America. IMTS 2006 - The International Manufacturing Technology Show takes place September 6-13, 2006, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois. More than 1,200 exhibitors from 80 countries occupy 1.1 million square feet of exhibit space. Find solutions to all of your productivity and manufacturing challenges. Click here.


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