Newsletter | March 28, 2008

Machine Tools Online Newsletter: Entry-Level 5-Axis Machining Center Makes World Debut

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Entry-Level 5-Axis Machining Center Makes World Debut
Aimed at moldmakers as well as subcontractors that want to break into 3/5-axis CNC machining of high-added-value components in the aerospace, medical and motorsport sectors, German machine tool builder, Hermle, has introduced the entry-level B 300 vertical machining center...

Surfware Announces Live Demonstration Of SURFCAM Velocity Powered By TrueMill At WESTEC 2008
Surfware, Inc., developer of SURFCAM CAD/CAM systems, recently announced that it will demonstrate the latest TrueMill patent pending technology with live machining demonstrations at WESTEC 2008...

Kerk Offers ZBX Series For Precise Positional Accuracy In Design Operations
Kerk Motion Products, one of the world's premier manufacturers of non-ball lead screws, offers its ZBX Series anti-backlash assembly, an ideal linear actuator for design operations requiring precise positional accuracy and repeatability, at a minimum cost...

PartMaker To Introduce v8.6 At EASTEC 2008
PartMaker Inc., a division of Delcam Plc, will demonstrate its latest release, Version 8.6 of its PartMaker CAD/CAM software for CNC Mills, Lathes, WireEDM, Turn-Mill Centers and Swiss-type lathes at EASTEC 2008 in West Springfield, MA...

Master Chemical Corporation Introduces New Small And Efficient Tramp Oil Separator
Master Chemical Corporation, known as the originators of coolant recycling, has introduced a smaller version of the Master Coalescer II tramp oil separator...

Makino S56 Upgraded To Improve Performance And Accuracy
The Makino S56 vertical machining center has been upgraded to further improve performance and accuracy, offering an even better value for tool, die and mold shops competing in the global marketplace...

igus Introduces Self-Lubricating Slewing Rings
igus' unique slewing ring bearings use two self-lubricating, low friction polymer sliding elements in place of ball bearings. The cost effective, low noise "PRT" modules are highly wear resistant, easy to install, and completely maintenance-free...

Komatsu America Corp. Announces The WA250PZ-6 Parallel Tool Carrier
For CONEXPO - Con/AGG 2008, Komatsu America Corp. announced the WA250PZ-6 Tool Carrier with improved visibility and increased loading power and performance for the construction, utility, government, sewer, waste and agricultural markets...

Mazak Introduces HCN 8800-II For Horizontal Machining
Mazak's Nexus product family has expanded with the introduction of the HORIZONTAL CENTER NEXUS 8800-II. This new Horizontal Machining Center meets the needs of high productivity for large parts production with a much larger platform and twice the levels of accuracy than ISO requires...

Kalamazoo Industries Announces Model K20FS Lock Down Head Foundry Saw
The Kalamazoo Industries Model K20FS Lock Down Head saw is designed for cutting foundry gates and risers, with a stepped-in design on the front to allow easy access...

GF AgieCharmilles Invites Customers To Open House Event
In pursuit of helping its customers Achieve More, GF AgieCharmilles has established Centers for Manufacturing Achievement across the country that will offer training on the latest trends and developments in EDM machining, as well as chances to participate in product demonstrations...

Featured Product
SRM Advanced Machining Logic
SRM, featuring new technology, is one of the major products in the Advanced Machining Logic series. This patent-pending technology represents a major breakthrough in the rough milling of complex multiple surfaces...

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Brochure: "The Edge" Micro Size Cable-Free Noise Dosimeter
The Edge is a cable-free noise dosimeter that measures personal noise exposure. No longer is there a concern with cables interfering with the task at hand. The thin, lightweight, contoured shoulder mount instrument conforms to the worker's body for comfortable use while maintaining an upward orientation for the microphone...
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