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Advance Mfg. celebrates 50th anniversary - TheFabricator.com

Advance Mfg. celebrates 50th anniversary

October 7, 2011

Advance Mfg. Co. Inc., Westfield, Mass., marks 50 years in the precision machining industry in 2011. Founded by Tony Amanti in 1961 with $10,000, a handful of employees, and a few machines, the firm now employs nearly 200 at its 120,000-sq.-ft. facility and remains family-owned and -operated....

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Whitney Tool celebrates 40 years in manufacturing

August 30, 2010

In September Whitney Tool Co., located in Bedford, Ind., marks its 40th anniversary as a manufacturer of industrial cutting tools. The public and the company's customers, suppliers, and sales force are invited to tour the plant and view demonstrations of the manufacturing process during an open...

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ERP software enhanced with human resource and sales order RMA modules

October 13, 2009

MIE Solutions has released version 10.4 of its MIE Trak production control and job tracking software for the manufacturing industry. The new release includes a human resources module and a new quality...

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Quick-change cylinder lock reduces changeover times on large tools, fixtures, molds, and dies

October 13, 2009

Tooling Technology has added a new product to its line of Segen pneumatic quick-change cylinder locks.The new PD500 Mega Cylinder helps decrease changeover times on large tools, fixtures, molds, and...

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CMM Scanning System

Reducing CMM Scanning Time

March 9, 2009

A new high speed scanning system for coordinate measuring machines is achieving tremendous productivity gains. Manufacturers have retrofitted existing CMMs with the new Renscan5 system and infinite positioning REVO head from Renishaw and applied the system to speeding inspection on some of their more complex and time-consuming parts.

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New Grinder Control

March 1, 2009

Toyoda Machinery's SelectG is a universal grinder designed for flexible, precise, small-lot work. The grinder's newly developed CNC grinder control, the GC50, has been redesigned to improve the...

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Multi-Surface Grinder

March 1, 2009

Bryant Grinder, a division of Vermont Machine Tool Corporation, has introduced a new modular multi-surface grinding machine with extended flexibility to grind complex workpieces.The machine,...

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12-Pocket Automatic Tool Changer

March 1, 2009

Huffman Corporation has unveiled the new HS-225GC multi-axis grinding center with a 12-Pocket automatic tool changer (ATC).The ATC enables flexible solutions for a wide variety of complex parts...

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CNC Tool Grinding System

March 1, 2009

ANCA has recently introduced the MX7, a next-generation CNC grinding system designed for high flexibility and quick changeover to accommodate smaller batch sizes with high volume capability for...

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Grinding Supperalloys

Productive Grinding of Superalloys

March 1, 2009

Since the early days of metallurgy, alloys have evolved to meet performance requirements.

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CNC user interface

Controlling High Speed Machining

March 1, 2009

According to Drane, high speed machining with features such as 10,000+ RPM spindles, coolant through the spindle, high speed dual-arm tool changers and rapid traverse speeds in excess of 1,000 IPM, are all typically necessary to maximize your high speed requirements. However, many ignore perhaps the most important element of a high speed machining center... the CNC system.

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SAM real time monitoring

On-Machine Expert System Permits Real-Time Monitoring

March 1, 2009

This software package bundles real-time process monitoring, remote diagnosis, troubleshooting, data recording and statistical analysis, maintenance and service monitoring - and so much more. Combined with a robust graphical interface, machine fault identification and correction are swift and easy.

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