Technology Suppliers Support Community College
Fanuc FA America (Hoffman Estates, Illinois), CNC Engineering (Enfield, Connecticut) and Koma Precision (East Windsor, Connecticut) have joined forces to support the manufacturing technology program and Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield, Connecticut. For its part, CNC supplier Fanuc FA America recently donated three control systems to staff and students.
Control Provider Updates Website
CNC Engineering, a provider of FANUC control solutions, has updated and redesigned its website (cnc1.com) to include the latest product service information, including a library of FANUC brochures, specifications and CNC standard features and options.
Compliant Machining Of Composite Wings
Bell Helicopter created a systematic, scripted process to machine composite wing skins and structural components for the V-22 Osprey vertical takeoff aircraft. Custom software ensures there is no deviation from the script.
Retrofit Increases Productivity And Reduces Capital Outlay
Monitor Aerospace Corporation of Amityville is a producer of aerospace structural components for companies such as The Boeing Company. The company invested heavily in the 1970s in large expensive machinery, but more than 20 years later these aging machines were no longer keeping up with productivity demands.
Production Without Paper
Giving operators electronic access to job information was the first step. Letting operators electronically refine that information came next.
Job Shop Automates Presetting With DNC
Automating tool presetting and integrating it by DNC with the shop floor was a big step for this Connecticut job shop. Immediate payback from setup reductions proved them right.