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Single-Base Plates Secure Workpieces to Machines
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Erowa Technology has added single-base plates to its line of MTS multi-base plates for palletizing workpiece holders, vises and fixtures.

Rotary Table Increases High-Volume Machining Productivity
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Calmotion will display its Quad 5C rotary table, which features a four-gang configuration designed to increase productivity in large-volume applications, reducing tool-change times and eliminating part setup operations.

Machining Center Performs 5-Axis Contouring
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Doosan will introduce its FM 200/5AX Linear five-axis machining center, designed for simultaneous five-axis contouring of a range of complex parts.

Urethane-Covered Bearing Rollers Offer Non-Marring Operation
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Fixtureworks will showcase its lineup of workholding and machine tool components, fixturing accessories, and material handling products, including the Fairlane Products line of urethane-covered bearing rollers.

Custom Grippers Handle Light Workpieces
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Röhm Products will exhibit a variety of clamping and gripping technologies, including RRMP synthetic grippers, which can be individually designed and manufactured to handle specific workpieces, whether round, prismatic or freeform surfaces.

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OVERVIEW:
Machining

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Machining (via the machine tool and cutting tool) shapes metal workpieces. Understanding both traditional and advanced machining techniques is critical to overcoming the various dimensional and finish challenges associated with mold machining. Processes include milling, drilling, grinding, high-speed machining, five-axis, hard milling, micro machining, large mold machining, multi-tasking, waterjet and laser. Workholding is also important.
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