Newsletter | November 26, 2008

11.26.08 -- Increase Productivity Exponentially

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Toyoda Expands VMC Line With Two New Large Machines
Following the introduction of its second generation of VMCs, Toyoda Machinery announced the product line's expansion, which includes two new larger-footprint machines. The FV Series is designed for better performance and reliability, while the longer Y- and Z-travel of the new FV1480 and FV1680 suit the manufacturing needs of large-part industries such as aerospace and energy.

New Multi-Tasking HYPER QUADREX 100MSY Offers Auto Industry High-Volume Throughput
Mazak's Multi-Tasking HYPER QUADREX 100MSY is one solution the automotive industry can look to as it continues to improve efficiency and productivity during one of the most trying times in its history. The HQR 100MSY offers high-productivity, high-rigidity and high-efficiency turning and machining.

Mate Introduces New Ultra Multi Tools For Thick Turret Punch Presses
Mate Precision Tooling announced introduction of its Ultra 3 station and 8 station Multi Tools for thick turret punch presses. These Multi Tools expand the capacity of a thick turret CNC press by allowing either 3 or 8 punch and die sets to be placed in a 3-1/2" D auto-index machine station.

Debut For New LVD Strippit Laser-Punch Combination System
LVD Strippit introduced its new laser-punch combination system, the STRIPPIT LP-1225 Laser-Punch. Available as a cost-effective standalone combined laser and punching machine or as part of an integrated automated pick-sort system, the LP-1225 offers inexpensive flexible part processing.

New Argotech PA-4 Process Monitoring System From IBAG North America
The Argotech PA-4 process analyzer provides continuous monitoring of repeating machine processes in real time through pre-positioned sensors on the machine, according to IBAG North America, the exclusive sales and service representative in North America for Argotech Gmbh.

4 Spindle CNC Increases Productivity Exponentially
Sugino Corp., introduced the latest advancement in their widely successful Selfeeder line, the 4TH5 CNC four-spindle turret unit. This is a CNC mechanical feed and inverter speed controlled unit.

Sandvik Coromant Releases Coromant Capto For Lathe Machines
Sandvik Coromant recently released a new range of Coromant Capto machine adapted clamping units (MACU) for lathe machines.

Toellner Systems, Inc. Introduces New Through Spindle Load, Extraction And Transfer Unit
Toellner Systems, Inc. unveiled a new product to the Toellner line by introducing an automated through spindle load, extraction and transfer unit for running Op. 10 to Op. 20 between two CNC lathes.

New Look PartMaker Version 9 Now Shipping
PartMaker Inc., a division of Delcam Plc, is now shipping PartMaker Version 9, the latest version of PartMaker Software CAD/CAM suite for programming CNC Mills, Lathes, WireEDM, Turn-Mill Centers and Swiss-type.

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