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VIP, July 2006

July 26, 2006
July 25, 2006 In This Issue •  Medical Machining •  Online Product Demo •  Practical Machinist •  Tech Zone Spotlight •  Hot Product •  Free Webcast •  Free Software Demo •  Hot Product •  Quick Manufacturing News •  Hot Product ...
July 25, 2006

In This Issue

• Medical Machining
• Online Product Demo
• Practical Machinist
• Tech Zone Spotlight
• Hot Product
• Free Webcast
• Free Software Demo
• Hot Product
• Quick Manufacturing News
• Hot Product
• IMTS 2006
• Events
• Hot Product

Newsletter SponsorJobBOSS
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Medical Machining

Discover how to stay competitive and tackle the manufacturing challenges of supplying the medical/dental markets...

Manufacturing medical and dental parts on Swiss-style screw machines.
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Cutting medical and dental parts barely visible with the naked eye is not impossible. Find out how.
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Keep your medical-parts inspection in-house, while speeding up the process.
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Are you producing medical instruments? You may need a micromachining center.
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Here's the latest twist on machining medical parts.
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Online Product Demonstration

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Featured Advertiser

— 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 -- Threading cycle on a lathe"I am using G76 to do OD threads on a part we make (drive shaft). The threads when done are covered in burrs... "Read more. From Manufacturing in America and Europe -- Which country is keen to long-term development in manufacturing? "America, no. China, no. It pays too much attention to the business, but not other relative things. Italy and Germany, are better I think. Their market response is slower than that of Chinese manufacuturers, their quality is much better than ours. My vote goes to Japan. "Read more. From General -- It′s too hot! "I′ve had to suspend operations at the foundry for the immediate future. The ambient air temperature in the upper 80s and low 90s during the day doesn′t leave any temperature differential to cool the melting equipment"Read more.Tech Zone SpotlightManufacturing Software & ControlsMove over machine tools here come robots:Smooth translations catapult robots into five-axis machining cells... Read more. Sponsored by:
Hot Product
Click here to find out more about the BohrSTAR kit or contact Techniks at: 800 597-3921 or 317 803-8013 IMTS Booth E-2367American Machinist Free WebcastLower Your Cost of MachiningTuesday, August 8 at 2pm EST Sponsored by:
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Hot ProductEasy 3D Fitting For Complex Manufacturing Processes
SmartFit 3D is interactive Best-Fit software that provides fast, accurate and reliable analysis, optimization and evaluation of shape, form and dimensional requirements for manufactured parts and assemblies. SmartFit 3D lets quality control and manufacturing specialists "see" the secrets of their processes. Click here to learn more. Quick Manufacturing NewsNo Time to Keep Up With Your Industry Reading? Get "Quick"!
If you don't have time to keep up on your industry reading anymore, get Quick Manufacturing News. A no-nonsense e-newsletter that reaches your inbox every business day, Quick Manufacturing News will ensure you stay up to date on the most important industry headlines. Each issue contains 4-6 quick-hitting news items, with a short description of each for easy browsing. Get Quick Manufacturing News for free now! Click here to subscribe.Hot Product
The Dirt Bag is a totally encasing computer dust cover. It is designed to fit all standard desktop computers and is an effective solution for protecting industrial PC's from the ravages of airborne dust, dirt and 1-800-291-7191 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.


Understanding Industrial Processes, Measurement and Control
August 1-3, 2006
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August 7-9, 2006
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Lower Your Cost of Machining
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August 8, 2006, 2pm EST
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Hot Product
Clothing, mugs and more with a picture of a metal worker looking like Superman from the golden age of comics. He also looks like the Norse God Thor who is in charge of thunder and lightning and is the patron of blacksmiths. The hammer is a tensioning and flattening hammer used to hammer steel plate flat to tight tolerances. Available on line at or by phone at 1-800-346-8274.
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