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Digital Dental Prosthesis Production

Digital dental technologies are helping to transform every aspect of the dental industry. The days of tedious, manual production of crowns, copings and bridges are fast disappearing.

Aerospace

“Right-Sized” Machine for Structural Aerospace Parts

This five-axis machine offers a compact footprint and atypical automated pallet changing system for small, yet challenging aerospace structural components.

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High-Speed Milling of Small, Complex Parts

GF AgieCharmilles' Mikron HSM 200U LP (linear performance) milling machine is said to increase speed, efficiency, precision.

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Video: Five-Axis Machine’s Atypical Pallet Changing System

Makino’s a61nx-5E five-axis machine features an atypical pallet changing system that brings effective ergonomics to five-axis machining.

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Five-Axis Machine for Continuous Milling

GF AgieCharmilles’ five-axis HEM 500U features a dynamic 12,000-rpm spindle and 30-tool magazine providing a chip-to-chip time of 2 sec.

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CNC Machining Center for High-Precision Applications

The Kern ultra-precision Evo CNC machining center is equipped for three- to five-axis machining.
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Five-Axis Milling Machine Improves Surface Finish

Hurco distributor Brooks Associates will exhibit the five-axis VM10Ui mill featuring Ultimotion technology for improved surface finish quality.

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Adapting to Aerospace Change

The changing demands of aerospace companies have prompted machine shops such as this one to evolve their processes and equipment to become more competitive.

Automation

New Machines and Automation at Pfronten

Here’s some of what one editor saw at DMG/Mori Seiki’s 2013 open house in Pfronten, Germany.

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Video: Blisk Milling

The process seen here uses trochoidal tool paths and cryogenic cooling