In cells and carousels, machine shops’ number-one priority in tool selection should be zero tool rupture or edge breakdowns. Unless you are replacing an edge due to gradual wear only, you are missing an opportunity to improve cell-wide efficiency.
GF AgieCharmilles will host a special anniversary open house event commemorating the company’s 60 years of Electrical Discharge Machine (EDM) technology development. The two-day 60th Anniversary Event will include educational seminars, training sessions and technology demonstrations along with special celebration activities....More
Renishaw will present a manufacturing process control seminar on metrology solutions to improve machining performance and increase manufacturing process capability. The event is presented in conjunction with Okuma and software providers Prolink and Applied Automation Technologies (AAT)....More
In cells and carousels, machine shops’ number-one priority in tool selection should be zero tool rupture or edge breakdowns. Unless you are replacing an edge due to gradual wear only, you are missing an opportunity to improve cell-wide efficiency....More
U.S. manufacturers’ new orders of machine tools and related technology rose over 30% during March, the second month in a row indicating rising demand, and also gained an edge over the March 2012 result....More
A precision subcontractor customizes its workholding techniques and deploys Edgecam software to manage its marginal costs, as customers demand price cuts, and material and consumable costs rise....More
For discharge machining of cooling air holes and shaped diffuser holes in blade and vane segments, Makino announces the new EDBV3 Fast Hole Drill EDM. The EDBV3 provides aerospace manufacturers with the speed, flexibility and reliability to effectively produce a wide range of hole shapes and sizes within a single setup, significantly reducing required tool variety and overall cycle times.
On-demand webinar: Preparing Your Business for a Disaster
When a disaster strikes a business, the resulting downtime costs a small to mid-sized company an average of $1,230 per minute. Companies need to have a disaster recovery plan that allows them to continue operating while their IT department resolves the problem.
View this archived webinar featuring expert Rob Livingstone, who examines some of the key considerations of disaster recovery planning in the cloud. He offers practical insights and tips on how you should approach the cloud when it comes to planning for the worst, so that you come out looking your best.