Newsletter | September 26, 2008

09.26.08 -- Big Performance In Small Space

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Manncorp C250 Lead-Free Wave Solder Machine Offers Big Performance In Small Space
An extraordinarily small footprint lead-free wave solder machine with features claimed to exist in larger systems, has been introduced by Manncorp.

Edge Preparation Machine For Drills From Conicity Technologies
Conicity Technologies, LLC, the leader in cutting tool edge preparation technology, has developed a new technology for removing grinding defects from the edges of drills.

Foamlinx LLC Introduces CNC Hotwire Foam Cutters New Line Under $14,000
Foamlinx LLC, a Silicon Valley based company, is selling hot wire CNC foam cutters for under $14,000. The new line, called FCH, is 4x4x8 and 8x4x8 CNC 4 Axis heavy-duty machines designed for continuous operations. The machines cut EPS, XPS and EPP foam blocks.

New RIDGID Oil Less Threading Machine Allows 1/2 Inch To 1 Inch Threading Virtually Anywhere Without Mess
The new lightweight RIDGID Model 1210 oil-less threading machine for 1/2 inch to 1 inch diameter pipe allows clean, high-quality threads at the installation site without making a mess.

New Fabricated Hammer Mills From Stedman
Stedman introduces a new line of fabricated hammer mills for crushing, grinding and pulverizing. The line includes Type "A", "B" and "BX" Hammer Mill models and features a more competitive cost and lighter weight than previous Stedman hammer mills that were all cast.

Mid Entry-Level Sliding-Head Lathe, With Or Without Guide Bush
For the manufacture of turned parts up to 20 mm diameter ranging from relatively simple to medium-complex, Star Micronics has introduced two new sliding-headstock, 7-axis CNC mill-turn centres.

Fasnap Corp. Offers New Grommet Machine
Fasnap's portable pneumatic press (model #3P5) is capable of punching holes in in a variety of industrial fabrics, and setting plain or rolled rim grommets up to size #4 in one stroke.

Introducing Multicyl's MultiPunch Linear Rail (MLR) Systems
Introducing the latest innovation from Multicyl Inc., the MultiPunch Linear Rail (MLR) system. This is the ideal machine for punching applications that involve a variety of parts and multiple set ups.

Amada Wasino's New Mi8 5-Axis Multi-Function Center Delivers Extreme Precision
The new Mi8 5-axis turning and milling center from Amada Wasino provides advanced manufacturing solutions for industries that demand parts with extreme precision, such as medical and aerospace.

Surfware Adds Two Physicist/Programmers To Its Expanding R&D And Programming Staff
Surfware, Inc., developer of SURFCAM Velocity CAD/CAM systems Powered by TrueMill, recently announced that Nolan Snell has joined Surfware as a Senior Software Developer and Maurice McKay has joined the firm as a R&D Engineer.

Featured Video
Video: SURFCAM Velocity Featuring TrueMill Toolpath

High speed machining has previously been defined by milling high speeds but at shallow, not deep, depths of cut. The limiting factor has always been the erratic fluctuations in tool load inherent with the toolpath created by all CAM software. The patent pending TrueMill toolpath engine in SURFCAM Velocity solves this problem.
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