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Laser marking systems

Setting the Mark

December 18, 2014

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Laser marking technology offers typically desired process benefits of high speed, high contrast, permanent markings, flexible integration, flexibility for part variations such as curved or non-uniform surfaces, non-contact, high quality and essentially maintenance free.

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high-speed CNC tube and pipe punching and drilling machines

Apollo Selects Cole-Tuve as North American Distributor

December 16, 2014

Cole-Tuve, White Marsh, Md., has been appointed the exclusive distributor for Apollo s.r.l. in Canada and the U.S. Apollo is an Italian manufacturer of high-speed CNC tube and pipe punching and drilling machines. Apollo manufactures 22 hydraulic punching machines. Models are available for...

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End mills machining

End Mills for Machining CFRP

December 16, 2014

Iscar Tools has introduced the new EPX-F end mills with the IC02 solidcarbide grade for machining carbon fiber-reinforced polymer. It also can be supplied on request with diamond coating designated IC2018. When machining composites such as CFRP there is no chip to speak of. Instead, the...

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Abrasive caps

Abrasive Caps

December 16, 2014

Pferd has expanded its line of POLICAP ® abrasive caps to include two new abrasive types: SiC-COOL for cool grinding of titanium, aluminum, and common alloys used in the aerospace industry, and COCOOL for cool grinding of stainless steel, nickel, and other heat-resistant metals. Both types...

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CIM Blog

Big Data Is the Next Big Thing

December 15, 2014

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Big Data can be scary. It calls to mind a certain terrifying Orwellian future in which information is collected, altered, and reissued to an unknowing public. But, thankfully, Big Data alone does not create Big Brother. In layman’s terms, Big Data is an amount of information so large and...

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Tooling cuts diagram

Machining in 3-D

December 15, 2014

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Getting the best material removal rate (Q) should be the goal of any 3-D milling operation.

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KTR35 Toolroom Vise

Toolroom Vise

December 11, 2014

Kurt has released the KTR35 Toolroom Vise, designed for use on small machine tables. With an overall length of 10.125 in. and weighing 20 lbs., this vise has a clamping force up to 4,500 lbs. It has a maximum jaw opening of 3.81 in. on the bed and 4.06 in. in the step jaw. Fully chip...

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DMG MORI

DMG MORI Showcases Equipment in New Technology Centre in Mississauga

December 11, 2014

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DMG MORI welcomed 500 guests to its new 5,300-sq.-ft. Technology Centre in Mississauga, Ont. during its November open house event. Twelve machines, knowledgeable staff members, and displays from 15 suppliers provided an overview of how machine tool, software, and tooling advancements can increase...

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OMAX 3-D soccer ball

It's In There

December 5, 2014

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Technology tables to bridge software communications gaps and to complete complex computations have been developed to simplify both programming and operations of 3-D cutting.

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Kirk Forbes, president of Brunette Machinery

Chipping Away at Wood Waste

December 5, 2014

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Brunette Machinery Co., Surrey, B.C., designs and builds hogs to grind waste for biomass recovery systems, debarkers, chippers, sweeps, and vibrating conveyors that process rejected wood materials into chips and pellets that can be used in the biomass industry.

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ERP software

Bridging the Gap

December 5, 2014

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New IT technology has more power, flexibility than previous systems.

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MET-TRACK® workstations

FABTECH 2014: Record-breaking Numbers of Exhibitors and Attendees

December 1, 2014

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FABTECH®, North America’s largest annual metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event was held in November at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. Co-sponsored by CIM’s educational affiliate, the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International (FMA), the show’s...

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high-feed cutters and inserts

High-feed Cutters and Inserts

November 29, 2014

Kennametal has released the Stellram ™ 7792 and 7793 high-feed cutters and inserts. The cutters direct cutting forces axially into the spindle, reducing spindle wear and improving machining stability. These face mills operate at shallow depths of cut and very high feed rates, resulting in...

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Jeff Moore

EMAG Adds New Canadian Sales Representation

November 28, 2014

EMAG, Farmington Hills, Mich., has added Jeff Moore to its team to represent the Canadian market as regional sales manager. Moore is a manufacturing engineering technology graduate from Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology, with specialized training in computer-integrated...

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They Said It: Ed Youdell, president, Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl.

November 27, 2014

Manufacturing Day has come and gone. Did your company open its doors to students, educators, and the community to share the story of modern manufacturing? In October 34 events were held in British Columbia and Ontario to celebrate the ingenuity and innovation of the manufacturing professionals...

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