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CAD/CAM and the Smart Factory

Integrated sheet metal fabrication software is moving far beyond nesting and production functions to step into Industry 4.0 management of end-to-end data flow and business administration tasks.

A New State of Flux

Take a look at how these new submerged arc welding systems meet the demands of heavy fabrication, shipbuilding, pressure vessel, beam fabrication, wind tower and pipe manufacturing.

Lightning Fast Turning Centers

The Puma GT2600, GT2600M, GT2600L and GT2600LM turning centers from Doosan apply box guideways to all axes to increase dampening and rigidity that is ideal for taking deep, powerful cuts. 

When Offline Makes Sense

Some still think that tool presetters don’t make sense for job shops because their production quantities are too small. But short runs are precisely why job shops should be doing presetting offline with advanced systems like these.  

Diamonds in the Rough

The demand for improved surface quality is increasing the need to effectively measure and analyze fundamental roughness and waviness parameters, contour and form error, and more. Here are some of the newest systems that efficiently meet this demand.

Survival of the Fittest

The rapidly evolving business climate for machine tool retrofitting is impacting production economics and creating retrofit business opportunities in large OEM production departments and job shop machine tool sectors alike.

Ignored No More

Here are the reasons why wet dust collectors are a safe and economical solution for manufacturing operations to use in preventing industrial dust explosions. 

Revolutionary Battery-Operated Lifting Magnet

The BEELiFT from DocMagnet uses push button technology, anti-demag safety mechanism to prevent accidental release of the load, a lithium-ion battery, external battery charger, low battery alarm, tilt sensors, and an auto-on function for remote operation.