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  1. New High Performance High Load Linear Stages Family, Ballscrew And Linear Motor Options
    5/17/2018

    The new reference-class linear stages family, L-417 and V-417, from precision nanopositioning global leader PI (Physik Instrumente), are available in ballscrew and linear motor configurations, both cost effective designs, offering high resolution with improved tracking performance, smaller tracking error, and improved settling time

  2. Okuma America Corporation Introduces New Website
    5/16/2018

    Okuma America Corporation, a world leading builder of CNC machine tools, introduces the new Okuma website, specifically designed for machine tool users and their needs

  3. Bonsai And Siemens Demonstrate Applicability Of AI To Industry By Reducing Machine Calibration Time More Than 30x In A Joint Proof-Of-Concept
    5/2/2018

    AI startup Bonsai today announced, together with Siemens, a technological highlight in deploying AI on a real-world machine in a test environment. Using Bonsai’s AI Platform, Siemens subject matter experts trained an AI model to auto-calibrate a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine more than 30x faster than an expert human operator (estimation performed by Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) in Virginia)

  4. Anthony Machine Announces Expansion Of Facility And Production Capacity
    4/28/2018

    Anthony Machine recently announced the planned buildout of its new 8,000 sq. ft. building immediately adjacent to its current production facility. And as part of this expansion, Anthony Machine has purchased additional equipment including multiple DMG Mori NLX 3000 Rigid and Precise Turning Centers

  5. JJ Churchill Ltd Reduces Machining Operations By Half With Blue Photon Technology
    4/23/2018

    Aerospace engineering firm JJ Churchill recently announced that it has reduced its tooling costs by 5% with a 50% reduction in the number of machining operations on a specific critical part

  6. Hemisphere GNSS' Flexible & Scalable GradeMetrix™ Toolkit Empowers OEMs To Build Branded GNSS-Based Machine Control & Guidance IP
    4/23/2018

    Today, at Intermat Paris 2018, Hemisphere GNSS (stand 6 J 027) announces significant achievements with its GradeMetrix OEM toolkit for high-precision GNSS-based machine control and guidance applications and systems

  7. Mazak’s New HCR-5000S Specializes In 5-Axis, High-Speed Aluminum Machining
    4/11/2018

    Mazak’s new HCR-5000S 5-axis, single-table (S) Horizontal Machining Center provides the aerospace and semiconductor/high-tech industries with numerous technological innovations for efficient small- to mid-sized aluminum component processing

  8. FARO® Introduces CAM2 2018 3D Measurement Software Platform
    4/11/2018

    FARO® (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology, product design, and 3D machine vision applications, announces the release of the FARO CAM2 2018 software platform, specifically designed to enable users to realize the highest value and level of performance with all FARO metrology products across the automotive, aerospace, machine tools and metal fabrication industries (https://www.faro.com/products/factory-metrology/cam2-software)

  9. Triform To Manufacture Fluid Cell Sheet Hydroforming Press For Aerospace Supplier H&R Parts Company
    4/11/2018

    Beckwood Press Company, a leading manufacturer of custom hydraulic presses and automation systems and the Triform line of precision forming equipment, has been awarded a contract by H&R Parts Company to manufacture a Triform model 24-5BD fluid cell sheet hydroforming press

  10. QUINTUS® High-Pressure Fluid Cell Press Takes Metal Forming To Next Level At Trestad Laser
    4/10/2018

    The Swedish firm Trestad Laser AB, a subcontractor supplying sheet metal components to GKN Aerospace and Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery, among others, will expand capacity with the acquisition of a state-of-the-art High-Pressure Fluid Cell Press from Quintus Technologies in Västerås, Sweden