Weekly Update 05/10/2007

Weekly Update 05/10/2007

May 10, 2007

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AEROSPACE

Aerospace OEMs have machining work available
The aerospace market has taken a major upturn and prime aerospace contractors are actively looking to outsource work to qualified shops.

Grinding can help to cut tooling costs
Special grinder increases an aerospace shop's capability to reduce tooling costs, lead times and set up times for jet turbine engine components.

True on-machine part inspection
Lockheed Martin is inspecting parts while they are still on the machine. Should you?

Tooling technology improve surfaces on hard-to-machine materials
Get better surface finishes on tough-to-cut aerospace materials, such as titanium, while lowering machining costs. Today's tooling technology makes it possible.

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Upcoming Webcast Series

The CNC Best Kept Secrets Series of educational webcasts from GE Fanuc and American Machinist is designed to educate manufacturers on the often overlooked ways to prevent downtime, enhance the speed of machine tools, and improve part quality. Click here for more information.

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Makino
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 Metalworking Forum

Australian made machine tools
Does anyone have any history of Australian made machine tools?

How large of monitor is ideal for your CAD/CAM systems?

Hydraulically Powered Machine Tool?

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