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JETCAM International s.a.r.l offers Orders Controller® Lite to remotely order 2D sheet metal parts or assemblies into an Expert® CADCAM system for nesting.
HEIDENHAIN offers the MANUALplus 620. With this control and its increased functions, now both cycle and CNC lathes can effectively be handled.
PartMaker Inc. added PartMaker Version 9 to the PartMaker Software CAD/CAM suite for programming CNC Mills, Lathes, WireEDM, Turn-Mill Centers and Swiss-type.
DENSO’s WINCAPS III offline programming software saves users valuable development time by allowing them to program a robot on an offline computer, without the robot having to be in operation. A 3-D simulation feature conveniently enables layout of the automation workcell in a virtual environment.
Red Stag Engineering & Automation, Inc. offers the addition of a 3D printer to make 3D models to scale. Red Stag utilizes several software programs, including SolidWorks and AutoCad. Any SolidWorks 3D file or STL file will work.
Laser Research Optics offers a line of high accuracy replacement nozzles for popular CO2 cutting lasers that are compatible with mechanical or sensor heads.
Quality Transmission Components offers a new series of Modules 0.5, 0.8, and 1 spur gears that features the patented Fairloc® integral hub fastening system which eliminates marred shafts. These 20 deg pressure angle precision gears conform to JIS N8 Grade standards.
Haas Automation’s ES-5-4T HMC is a compact and affordable horizontal machining center with generous 40 in x 18 in x 22 in (xyz) travels, and a VMC-style enclosure with good visibility and access. The machine features a full 4th-axis rotating table (40 in x 15 in) and a 24+1 tool side-mount tool changer.
Morris Material Handling, Inc., offers inspection services for all brands of overhead cranes and hoists.
Wildeck has introduced an easy-to-operate Pivot Safety Gate in response to industry demands and pending code requirements for increased safety during forklift loading and off-loading of material on new and existing mezzanines, elevated platforms, balconies, and rack systems.
Sitema introduces a new device called a safety catcher. The product stops and locks a dropping platen via a wedge mechanism located on a smooth rod that can be placed in any position and that is activated by the weight of the dropping mass.
Weiler’s Perma-Sweep™ floor brushes are manufactured with a natural color synthetic block that will not warp, crack, split or house contaminating bacteria.
Hexagon and Authentise Partner On End-To-End AM Software Solution
The first-of-its-kind solution will integrate shop floor data with data intelligence to orchestrate consistent quality from concept to part. Statistical process control combined with machine learning and artificial intelligence methods will mitigate waste and quality issues during design while improving AM repeatability.
Report: Industry Accelerating Past Recovery, Toward Digital Future
Fictiv’s 2021 State of Manufacturing Report finds manufacturing leaders focused on resilience, sustainability, and speed through digital transformation. But concerns about supply chain and workforce grow.
Beckwood to Manufacture Two Custom Hydraulic Presses for WHK BioSystems
A 110-ton 4-post compression molding machine will be used for R&D, and a 1650-ton compression molding press will be used in the production of UHMW sheets – the demand for which is rising in medical, aerospace, and defense sectors.