Newsletter | December 19, 2008

12.19.08 -- Cut Time And Maintain Accuracy

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Climax Portable Machine Tools Receives Contract From Hitachi Canadian Industries
Climax Portable Machine Tools, a global provider of machining solutions based in Newberg and Duren, Germany, announced a contract from Hitachi Canadian Industries Ltd. (HCI) for its CM6000 portable circular mill for use in the precision machining of wind tower flanges.

Grind A Broader Range Of Complex Tools In Less Time
The CTG-3 tool and cutter grinder, the newest innovation from Star Machine Tools, features a small foot print for manufacturing or reconditioning cutting tools, part programming through NUMROTOplus Software, flexibility via a three-station HSK grinding wheel pack and coolant manifold change system.

Probing Deeper Into System Response
Magsoft Corporation announced the release of Portunus V3.1. Portunus is system level simulation software which is developed in cooperation with Adapted Solutions of Chemnitz, Germany and Cedrat of Grenoble, France.

Micronor Introduces World's First Universal MPG/Handwheel For Teach Pendants And Other Motion Control Applications
Micronor's MR190 Universal Manual Pulse Generator/Handwheel (MPG) is the world's first MPG to offer both A/A'/B/B' differential line driver and A/B pull-up quadrature outputs in a single unit.

Bardons & Oliver Introduces Big Bore Sub-Spindle Turning System
Bardons & Oliver, a 117-year old manufacturer of cut-off lathes and CNC turning machines for a variety of industrial tube and bar applications introduces its Big Bore Sub-Spindle Machine.

Cut Time And Maintain Accuracy During Mold Repositioning
MC Machinery Systems, Inc. has always led the industry, delivering the newest equipment and technology to keep its customers successful. The new TolTec Microimage Measurer prevents costly mistakes often caused by inaccurate mold repositioning.

Now, Blacken Aluminum In-House With The New LUMICLAD Process From Birchwood Casey — Simple Process Uses No Electrical Contacts
Birchwood Casey's new LUMICLAD black oxide process is a safe, in-house method for blackening aluminum forming a durable and attractive satin black finish on all aluminum alloys at low cost.

IAR Systems Releases New Version Of IAR VisualSTATE For High-Integrity Small Embedded Systems
IAR Systems has announced the launch of IAR visualSTATE® 6.20, the latest release of its unique high-level design tool featuring code generation, simulation and test, and formal verification. The new release of IAR visualSTATE provides dramatically improved speed and memory efficiency, enabling rapid verification of more complex designs. This makes IAR visualSTATE even more suitable as a design tool for small embedded designs that require high integrity. IAR visualSTATE is a set of highly.

Celeritive Technologies, Inc. Announces Launch Of VoluMill™ 2.5
Celeritive Technologies, Inc., a developer of innovative technologies that increase machine shop productivity, formally announces the release of its patent-pending software, VoluMill™ version 2.5. VoluMill is a powerful, highly efficient and cost-effective toolpath engine developed by industry leading toolpath scientists and software engineers. VoluMill toolpaths are CAM system neutral and greatly reduce production time while increasing the life of cutting tools.

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