How to Simplify Complex Geometry Tool Repair

A new release of NUMROTO tool grinding software meets the growing challenges of grinding and servicing new generations of complex geometry drills and end mills.
Software: Articles

Epicor Joins MESA as Sponsor

The MES supplier is now a Gold Keystone Sponsor of the association. 

Global Shop Solutions Opens New Singapore Office

In tandem with their Jakarta, Indonesia location, this new office will primarily serve as a sales and consulting hub for the growing customer base throughout Southeast Asia.

Three Machine Shops Select Costimator from MTI

Positrol, Wisconsin Metal Tech, and Allor Manufacturing will all utilize Costimator® software from MTI Systems to increase their speed, accuracy and consistency in cost estimating and quoting. 

MTI Systems Expands Costimator Support

While the intuitive nature of Costimator® makes the software wholly effective right out of the box, the periodic training sessions help estimators learn new software features and get up-to-speed quickly.
The expansion includes ongoing cost estimating software training at no cost to enable customers to quickly gain knowledge of new functionality in MTI cost estimating software.

Cut Curved Surfaces with Higher Accuracy, More Quickly

Super-NURBS controls high speed and high-quality CNC machining for faster roughing speeds and better surface finishes that eliminate hand finishing by completing parts on the machine tool.
Super-NURBS advanced programming functionality for CNC machining from Okuma is excellent for machining parts with high-accuracy requirements such as those for mold & die and aerospace/defense.

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Software: Products

Adaptive Machining, Real Time Vibration Monitoring

ACM Adaptive Feed Rate Control reduces cycle time and protects the cutting process by monitoring the load and making real time adjustments to the programmed feed rate. ACM runs a test on the first work piece and "learns" the maximum spindle load for each operation. The user then sets an allowable override of the programmed feed rate, and from there ACM adjusts the feed rate for maximum efficiency based on the learned load value. When cutting conditions are lighter, feed rate is increased and cycle time reduced.
Software-based systems for adaptive machining, real time vibration monitoring and shop floor production management from Omative is now available to both shops and machine tool builders.

Bridge the Gap: Plan to Manufacturing Execution

Factory Track helps to simplify inventory management, automate data collection, eliminate errors and inventory write-offs, collect labor time and attendance, provide payroll applications, automate production schedule execution, dispatch operations and automate work center operations.
Built for the Cloud, Factory Track from Infor provides manufacturers with a comprehensive, easy to customize way to increase their operational efficiency and improve visibility across the warehouse and the shop floor.

Fine Tune Machine Tool Servo Drives

The Main Tuning Screen displays a single page simple layout that allows quick and easy access to any data.
The Auto-Tuning program from Fagor Automation fine tunes machine tool servo drives one axis at a time, all axes automatically, or even multi-machine tuning.