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Plug-And-Play Mold Monitoring Provides Transparent, Efficient Processes

A plug-and-play mold monitoring device, which takes intelligence into the tool without the complexity often associated with Industry 4.0, helps mold owners who continue to struggle with monitoring their molds.  

Universal Cylindrical Grinding Machine Grinds Complex Test Specimens

United Grinding North America Inc.’s Studer S33 offers a host of machining features, including graphical StuderPictogramming and optional fully flexible automation.

Shoulder Milling Cutter Handles Versatile Operations and Materials

Walter USA’s Xtra-tec XT M5130 is engineered for processing reliability, cost efficiency and increased production.
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Cobot Software Update Adds and Improves Operational Features

The line of 0B7 collaborative robots from Absolute Machine Tools’ partner Productive Robotics have been enhanced with 50 additional operational and ease-of-use features.
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Open Software Technology Refines 3D Printing and Scanning Workflows

Siemen’s Parasolid geometric modeling software now offers tools for Convergent Modeling and lattice structures.
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Haimer USA partners with Titans of CNC organization

The collaboration will focus on developing and delivering global, high-level manufacturing education to make machinists more efficient and productive. 
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Customizable Mold Controller Meets Adaptive Equipment Needs

Husky Injection Molding Systems’ most recent Altanium Neo5 mold controller provides a Basic and Advanced setting to tailor to an operator’s specific needs and skill level. 

Ejector Pin Guarantees Fast and Targeted Ventilation

Meusburger’s E 1770 is a solution developed to guarantee minimum effort for customers and to avoid the “diesel effect” during the injection process.

Single Shot Nozzle Focuses on Efficiency, Low Cost, Functionality

The extended nozzle range for hot runners provides a wide range of nozzle variants to allow a straightforward feed into a sub-runner or direct gating to the molded part.

Positive Locking Cylinder Permits Safe Locking

Hasco’s positive locking cylinder Z2302/... is suitable for use with core pulls and mold slides and enables service temperatures up to 180°C.

VIDEOS

VIDEO: 2020 Leadtime Leader Winner Shares Business Strategies with CNC Machine Shops

Emily Probst, Senior Editor with Modern Machine Shop reached out to me to chat about our 2020 Leadtime Leader Winner Precise Tooling Solutions to learn about key business aspects of this winning specialty manufacturer to share with her CNC machine shop readers.

Hybrid Additive Machining Produces Accurate Parts from Metal Powders

Hybrid additive/subtractive machining produces highly accurate parts from metal powders that are melted and sintered using a laser while surfaces are precisely milled at high speeds.

Defining What Makes High-Speed Machining Different

A look at what true high speed and true high precision can produce, as well as what makes high-speed machining different from traditional milling.

High-Performance Unscrewing Device for Multi-Cavity Molds

DME’s servo unscrewing device for injection molds, has the ability to rotate the core itself 180º for 2 shot applications, unscrew then eject after the second shot.

Machine Monitoring System Achieves Enhanced Data Availability

Heidenhain’s StateMonitor system avoids unnecessary downtime and bottlenecks, and enables machine data to be available on any device no matter the user’s location. 
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Standardized Slide Units Reduce Production Cost

Hotset America’s slide units ensure easy exchange, are directly tailored to the moldmaker and reduce overall product costs. 

Additive Manufacturing User Group awards ten DINOs

Every year, AMUG’s DINO awards recognize those that have contributed to the AM industry with the intent to advance other individuals or the industry as a whole. 

Spade Drill Offers High Speed Penetration and Consistent Quality

Allied Machine and Engineering’s T-A Pro drilling system combines material-specific insert geometries, a redesigned drill body and a proprietary coolant-through system.

Technology Showcase: Cutting Tools Round Up

Take a look at some of the cutting tool products and services MMT recently highlighted online and in its upcoming September print issue.