| Non-Contact Gaging of Large Diameter Parts |
Gage piston rods, pistons, crankshafts and other parts by simply passing them through the beam of the KEYENCE LS-7070 Series Digital Micrometer. With a sampling rate of 2400 samples/sec and ±0.2∝m repeatability, the micrometer replaces time-consuming dial gages and other contact devices. Easy-to-use, it's maintenance-free and has no moving parts for reliable, long term operation. More info
| Power generation is currently a hot market, and many shops are taking advantage of the work surge and winning precision machining jobs in that sector. There are a few hoops to jump through, but the rewards can be profitable. Read the full story here |
| Shops that believe their manufacturing processes are efficient enough need to step back and think again. Advancements in technology that can make shops even more efficient happen every day. And while it is often difficult to implement these advancements, programs for helping shops implement and benefit from such advancements are out there. Read the full story here |
| Multitasking machines sometimes fall short in one way or another when it comes to spindle speed and torque requirements for different operations. Some machines pack the spindle speed, but not the torque, while others have the power but not the speed. Read the full story here |
| Shops want robots big and powerful enough to handle larger workpieces, simple robot integration and automated cells for complete part processing. Robot OEMs have listened and responded to these requests. Read the full story here |
Apex Auctions, the leading online machine tool auctioneer. Available now Online Auction: A & E Custom Manufacturing Minster, Bliss, Clearing & Verson Presses up to 150 Ton Capacity, Coil Equipment & EDM Machinery Over 20 lots available, located in Kansas City. The sale closes on Thursday, November 20, 2008 from 3pm. Click here to view the lot listing page.
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