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VIP, September 2006

Sept. 14, 2006
September 14, 2006 In This Issue •  Laser Measurement •  Online Product Demo •  Practical Machinist •  Free Webcasts •  Free Software Demo •  Hot Product •  Events •  Quick Manufacturing News Newsletter Sponsor JobBOSS ...
September 14, 2006
In This Issue • Laser Measurement
• Online Product Demo
• Practical Machinist
• Free Webcasts
• Free Software Demo
• Hot Product
• Events
• Quick Manufacturing News
Newsletter SponsorJobBOSS
JobBOSS is the most widely used shop management software for the metalworking industry with bar-code data collection, performance analysis, and contact management. Nearly 4,000 hi-tech shops and more than 21,000 shop technology system users rely on JobBOSS for quoting, scheduling, costing, purchasing, inventory, shipping, and quality control. Click here to find out more.
Laser Measurement

Laser interferometers are okay for measuring machine tool accuracy, but most are one-dimensional. To get a real picture of a machine tool's accuracy, lasers need to go 3D.
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Laser scanning can help you get your designs to market faster than using CMMs and CAD programs to produce models. If you don't believe it, consider the experience of this blow-molding shop.
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Is your CMM as accurate today as it was when you installed it? It may be time to recalibrate with a laser system for error mapping.
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Not all parts fit on a CMM; you may want something portable.
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Lasers can measure moving parts to a high degree of accuracy.
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Online Product Demonstration

If you are considering a shop management and control solution, take a close look at the industry leader: JobBOSS.
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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 -- Simultaneous 5-axis machining "What is the definition of true simultaneous 5-axis machining? Just how many different types of 5-axis machining are there?"Read more. Manufacturing in America and Europe -- IMTS JournalAmerican Machinist Publisher Bob Rosenbaum shares straight-from-the-floor daily reports from IMTS 2006 in Chicago.Read more. From General -- Starting a "garage shop"... good idea? "I don′t have any CNC experience so we are buying only manual machines and we intend on running simple short run production jobs and whatever tool room work I can get."Read more.Upcoming Free American Machinist Webcast
CNC Best Kept Secrets That Can Change the Game Sponsored by GE Fanuc Wednesday, October 25 at 2pm EST - Click here to register.Archived Webcasts
Tool Shop Optimization: Stepping up to 5-Axis Sponsored by CimatronClick here to register.
An IMTS Preview for Technology and Solutions Sponsored by Peter WoltersClick here to register.
Increase Efficiency - Moving Machine Setup to the Office Sponsored by United Grinding Click here to register.Free Software Demos
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.


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October 4-5, 2006
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