2/23/2012 - Machining at Any Angle

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Machining at Any Angle
The Traub TNL18 sliding/fixed headstock automatic lathe with seven linear axes is available now with an extra B-axis, meaning it is applicable to particularly challenging machining tasks. With the additional B-axis in the upper tool carrier, which can pivot 100°, complex parts and complicated contour elements that also require additional operations such as milling, drilling, lateral drilling or l threading may be machined at any angular position. Read the full story here

European Machine Tool Builders Push 'Sustainability'
CECIMO is coordinating “greener manufacturing” standards for its members’ operations and products, and claimed those 1,500 companies representing 97% of all machine tool production in Europe are committing to optimize their use of energy and other resources to establish faster, better and higher quality manufacturing in end-user industries. Read the full story here

Surface Metrology: Measuring Form and Function
Surface metrology tools can now deliver true, three-dimensional profiles, plus ISO texture, roughness and shape surface parameters, as well as other metrics that correlate with actual performance Read the full story here

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Changes in Metalworking Trades Mean Changes for Apprentice Training
A rebound in manufacturing activity is driving new interest in apprentice training programs, like the 28-week course offered by TMA. One of its most in-demand training programs is its Related Theory Apprentice Training Program, which benefits students as well as the many metalworking companies that need skilled employees. Read the full story here

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