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  1. Why Automation Of Older CNC Machine Tools Isn’t So Complicated

    It is often thought that older CNC machines cannot be automated because the interface between robot and machine becomes too complex. In fact, just the opposite is true; our experience is that the HALTER LoadAssistant can enhance the production of any CNC machine tool.

  2. New Sliding-Head Lathe Tailored To Medical Component Production

    On the occasion of Citizen Machinery UK’s official opening of its Turning Centre of Excellence in Brierley Hill on 15th July, the company launched a new CNC sliding-head lathe, the 12 mm bar capacity Cincom L12 Type X. It is intended primarily for production of dental abutments and implants, but is also well suited to manufacturing parts for the medical industry in general.

  3. Ascent Aerospace Invests In Additive Manufacturing

    Ascent Aerospace, a leading provider of aerospace tooling systems, factory automation and integration solutions, is excited to announce its recent investment of a Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) machine from Thermwood Corporation, a technology leader and manufacturer of CNC and 3D printing equipment based in Dale, IN.

  4. EMO Attendance Targets European Growth For XYZ Machine Tools

    XYZ Machine Tools will be displaying a selection of its extensive range of mills, lathes, turning centres and machining centres at the upcoming EMO exhibition in Hanover, Germany.

  5. Hardinge Introduces New Bridgeport V1320 Milling Solutions

    Hardinge Inc., the leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting tool solutions and accessories, introduces the Bridgeport® V-1320 Vertical Machining Center. 

  6. The New Twin Spindle VMC's

    Since 1944, FFG DMC has been delivering high quality, high productivity and high-performance machine tools. The range of machine tools include horizontal and vertical CNC lathes and vertical machining centres.

  7. Mastercam Announces New HEIDENHAIN TNC 5X Mill Post Processor

    CNC Software, Inc., the developers of Mastercam CAD/CAM software, are pleased to announce the release of a new post processor. The HEIDENHAIN TNC 5X MILL was developed by our corporate post department working with the technical expertise of HEIDENHAIN CNC engineers. Our applications team, beta testers, and Resellers were also part of the collaborative effort to create and test the post.

  8. Enhanced Access Capability For The REVO 5-Axis Measurement System And New Functionality For MODUS CMM Metrology Software At EMO 2019

    At EMO Hannover 2019, Renishaw, a world leading manufacturer of metrology systems, will be showing a new extended range of surface finish measurement probe modules for use with its REVO 5-axis measurement system for CMMs, plus new functionality for MODUS metrology software – MODUS Planning suite.

  9. NUM Flexium+ CNC Enables Sheet Metal Laser Cutting System To Achieve Exceptional Accuracy Of Plus/Minus 10 Microns

    In collaboration with NUM Taiwan, the Taiwanese laser machine manufacturer Legend Laser, Inc., has developed a unique multi-axis system for the precision cutting of thin sheet metal parts. Based on NUM’s latest-generation Flexium+ CNC platform, the system combines high dynamic performance linear motors with a pulsed fiber laser, and is expressly designed for 24/7 operation in a standard production environment.

  10. II-VI Incorporated Unveils The First Commercial Laser Cutting Head With Zoom Optics For Ring-Shaped Laser Beams

    II-VI Incorporated (Nasdaq:IIVI), a global leader in laser materials processing solutions, today unveiled its new BIMO-FSC-L, the first commercially available laser processing head with zoom optics optimized for state-of-the-art ring-shaped laser beams, which greatly enhance the quality of laser cutting.