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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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Durable goods orders down 5.2 percent in January

February 26, 2009

Orders for durable goods plunged 5.2 percent in January, The U.S. Department of Commerce reported today. Analysts had expected a 2.5 percent decline.Orders for autos fell 6.4 percent in January from...

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Extending a lifeline

February 25, 2009

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Did you watch President Obama's speech before Congress last night? According to CNN.com's Quick Vote, 27 percent of the nearly 140,000 survey respondents didn't watch. I have to confess that I'm one of the 27 percent. As I've said in the past, I prefer to read a speech...

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HRB prices down to 2005 levels

February 25, 2009

The bi-monthly SteelBenchmarker™Chinese HRB ex-works price for Feb. 23rd plummeted 8.6 percent to $436 per ton for the second consecutive decline. The World export HRB price dropped 5.1 percent...

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Pneumatic Press

Pneumatic press advances expand its applications into stamping

February 24, 2009

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At nearly half the cost of conventional stamping equipment and a small footprint (3 to 210 tons), the pneumatic press may be the answer for some operations. Traditionally, the technology has been associated with roll forming operations, but advances in the technology have made it an option for day-to-day stamping operations as well.

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Resistance spot welding

Welding fasteners: Spot or projection?

February 24, 2009

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Both spot and projection weld fasteners have their place. Choosing which process to use—spot or projection welding—depends, like anything else, on the application

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Rapid Creek Cutters—The second time around

February 24, 2009

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At a time when companies are thinning the worker ranks, many people may be thinking about going into business for themselves. Pat Burrington, the owner of Rapid Creek Cutters, has worked for others and for himself. He recommends the latter.

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Scott Process Systems Inc. completes three-year ASME recertification

February 24, 2009

Scott Process Systems Inc., Hartville, Ohio, announced that it has successfully completed the recertification of its full slate of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) code stamps,...

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U.S. Steel names VP – tubular operations

February 24, 2009

United States Steel Corp. announced today that Douglas R. Matthews has been appointed vice president-tubular operations and president of the company's U. S. Steel Tubular Products, Inc. subsidiary...

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