Studies have shown that abrasive finishing is flexible enough to finish 3D printed parts with complex geometries and difficult-to-machine materials, although the best process depends on a number of factors.
By switching to CAMWorks software, Decimal Engineering was able to boost its throughput and quality while saving time and money.
Cybersecurity, hybrid machines, automation and the state of the market among the topics addressed. Virtual event with product launches to be held August 11.
As the novel coronavirus presents challenges for manufacturers and new opportunities for suppliers, manufacturers should not miss the chance to strengthen their supply chains.
The new facility’s production area is expected to triple capacity over Horn’s current Tennessee facility.
IMTS Spark: Turnpwr, a control system from Heidenhain’s Acu-Rite brand, is designed for two-axis lathe machinists where manual and automated operation are needed.
Good fortune and years of long working hours have both figured into the success of this young shop, which became its founder’s sole employment starting last year. The shop owner shares his story.
IMTS Spark: Zünd offers the G3/S3 and dual-beam D3 cutting systems for custom routing and prototyping in composites and technical textiles, gasket materials, foams, plastics and other rigid and flexible materials.
IMTS Spark: Western Gage’s Micro IIi air gage readout provides fast and accurate measurements of tapered internal and external diameters.
IMTS Spark: Waldmann Lighting’s Linura-Edge is designed specifically to work inside or outside machines with less volatile environmental conditions (IP54).
IMTS Spark: Vollmer’s VGrind 340S grinding machine is designed for producing and resharpening small, rotationally symmetrical carbide tools.
The Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle 3D printer includes a material station and air manager for automated material handling, optimized air filtration and filament humidity control.
IMTS Spark: TSTracker is an enterprise and resource planning software designed to streamline shopfloor processes and enable job tracking.
A simple strategy offering a clear aim to hope for is particularly valuable during a disruptive time. Recently posted articles offer examples of shops following clear ideas for the way ahead.
IMTS Spark: Techniks has expanded its line of hydraulic tool holders with the Triton line of hydraulic chucks.
IMTS Spark: The Takumi H10 double-column machining center features a 15,000-rpm inline spindle with a Big Plus Cat 40 taper.
IMTS Spark: Sensofar Metrology’s S Wide non-contact 3D optical gage is designed for micro-scale measurement of large areas with advanced inspection and analysis capabilities.
IMTS Spark: Rocklin’s handheld FlyMarker Mini 85/45 Plus dot peen marker builds on the strengths of previous models with its large marking area and deep marking power.