VIP, May 2006

VIP, May 2006


May 23, 2006

In This Issue
  • Tech Trends
  • Online Product Demo
  • Cutting Tool Digest
  • Practical Machinist
  • American Machinist Online Poll Contest
  • Quick Manufacturing News
  • Events
  • Webcast Archives

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Tech Trends

Electrolytic Action Alternative - Designed for low-volume production, the DeskLine ECM machine, manufactured by Extrude Hone Corp., applies a low voltage DC electrical current...
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Positioner Makes Moving Machine Sections Play Together - Originally manufactured for finetuning packaging, printing and converting industries, the POSI series of 1:1 phase transmissions...
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Quenching Polymer For Induction Hardening - Aqua-Quench 245, a polyalkylene glycol-based polymer, was formulated to be used for induction hardening of high hardenability steel alloy parts...
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Robotic Loading Retrofit For Turning Centers - The DS1200-MTL is a turnkey robotic system designed to load and unload parts at turning centers, and reduce the need for operator tending...
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Skimmer Enclosure Contains Vapors - The Model 6V vapor hood is designed so that the electric motor that drives the skimmer is protected from the skimming area, while the gasketed enclosure prevents volatile organic compounds from escaping into the atmosphere...
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Software For 5-Axis Machining - Dedicated software is available to create parts with 5-axis machining, providing high surface quality for industries such as aerospace, defense and heavy machinery...
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Online Product Demonstration

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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.


Cutting Tool Digest

Cold-Forming Taps - InnoForm cold-forming taps from Emuge Corp. are available in 30 different designs and various shapes...
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ER Collet Chucks - Royal Products, Hauppauge, NY, has introduced a line of Precision ER collet chucks with runout less than 0.0001-in...
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Grooving Insert Holders - Groove 'n Turn toolholders, part of the Thinbit line of cutting tools from Kaiser Tool Co., hold grooving and face-grooving inserts...
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Magnetic Workholding - Magnos magnetic workholding from Schunk uses electro-permanent magnets to clamp ferromagnetic parts...
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Roughing And Multiple-Material Milling Platform - Kennametal Inc. says its Ksom Mini face-milling platform with direct-pressed carbide inserts and positive geometry boosts performance...
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Tap Holders And Adapters - Heartech Precision Inc., Elk Grove, Ill, offers a complete line of tap-holder systems...
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Practical Machinist


Here is a quick taste of what you will find...
From CNC Machining -- Build it yourself CNC's making a coming back?
"I have seen multiple online sales of build it yourself plans to make CNC engravers, routers, and plasmas. Any thoughts on this, or how well the home built machines run?"
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From CAD/CAM -- CAD for sheetmetal fabrication?
"I just wonder if there is any suitable CAD package for sheetmetal fabrication, which can unfold a part from 3D automatically?"
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From EDM Machining -- Hole Popper
"I am thinking about getting a hole popper. I don't know anything about them. I would need something that can burn a hole in 8" thick material. Can be manual. What is a good small machine I should be looking for?"
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American Machinist Online Poll Contest
American Machinist is looking for topics for online polls featured on AmericanMachinist.com. Email Christian Webb ([email protected]) with topics you would like to see covered on American Machinist's monthly online poll. Only the most creative ideas will be featured on AmericanMachinist.com!

Click here to see some of American Machinist's past online polls.



Quick Manufacturing News

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Events

Quality Expo Detroit
June 7-8, 2006
Detroit, MI
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Robots 2006
June 7-8, 2006
Las Vegas, NV
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Overcoming the Top Five Challenges in Electro-Mechanical Product Development
Webcast sponsored by PTC
June 28, 2006 at 2pm EST
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Visit the American Machinist Webcast Archives

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