Newsletter | April 25, 2008

04.25.08 -- Machine Tools Online Newsletter: Kerk Motion Products Introduces Its New Stainless Steel Spline Shaft Series

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Kerk Motion Products Introduces Its New Stainless Steel Spline Shaft Series
Kerk Motion Products, one of the world's premier manufacturers of non-ball lead screws, has expanded its Kerk Spline Shaft Series with the introduction of its new stainless steel option.

New P13 PowerStation Is Parker's Most Powerful Level 1 HMI Platform
Parker's Electromechanical Automaton Division, a leading supplier of motion control technology, announced the release of a new, affordable HMI platform for the successful Interact software platform.

Niigata SPN701 Production Centers From SNK America
The Niigata SPN701 Production Center from SNK America combines highly efficient operation with heavy duty machining capability.

Elmo Launches New Smallest Ready-to-Use Servo Drive
Elmo Motion Control released a new addition to the Whistle family of servo drives, the Solo Whistle. The Solo Whistle is a ready-to-use integrated solution designed to simply and efficiently connect Elmo's Whistle Servo Drive directly to the application.

Toshiba Machine's Latest TH-A Series Of Scara Robots Offers Improved Cycle Times, Payloads And Repeatability
Already recognized for high speeds, payloads and repeatability, Toshiba Machine's TH Series has been upgraded to the TH-A Series of extreme performance Scara Robots. Consisting of three models, the TH650A, the TH850A and the TH1050A, these robots offer a 20 - 30% improvement in cycle time (with higher payloads) compared to previous models.

Mitsui Seiki Introduces 5-Axis CNC Laser Drilling Machine For High-Speed, Precision Holemaking In Tough Alloys
Mitsui Seiki has launched "VLD-300" a small, vertical, Nd:YAG laser drilling machine for 12-in. cube parts (300 mm x 300 mm x 300 mm in X, Y, Z axes). This machine was developed collaboratively with several aerospace engine component manufacturers who expressed a need for a higher-speed and more accurate laser-drilling machine than what was currently available on the market.

New Microgage 2D Alignment Tool
Pinpoint Laser Systems has just introduced the Microgage 2D Laser alignment tool for precision measuring, machinery alignment, calibration, and other demanding industrial applications.

New Burr-Rx Brushes From Weiler: The Most Aggressive Line Of Compliant Brushing Tools Available
Introducing the ultimate in high aggression, compliant deburring tools — the newly enhanced Burr-Rx brush. The latest addition to Weiler's Nylox abrasive filament product line, Burr-Rx brushes now utilize advanced filament technology, resulting in maximum aggression.

Conicity Technologies Introduces New EXM-50EZ Edge Prep Machine
Conicity Technologies, LLC, the leader in cutting tool edge preparation technology, has introduced their new EXM-50EZ machine. The 4-axis CNC EXM-50EZ is the second design release in the Conicity EZ Series of edge prep equipment.

Commatech Proves Dmg 5-Axis Is The Solution For Complex Racecar Parts
Over 600 different jobs were produced for the autosport industry in 2007 on DMG of Luton supplied Deckel Maho machines using five-axis universal machining centre technology by CommaTECH (Braye).

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