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CELOS® with MAPPS on FANUC for monoBLOCK®

The DMU 75 monoBLOCK® combines top features for five-axis simultaneous machining and a large working space with 750 mm X-travel. Equipped with CELOS® with MAPPS on FANUC from DMG MORI.

Push existing limits with previously unachievable thermal regulation!

GF Machining Solutions has long been a major actor in plastic injection by providing market players with high-performance machine tools. Customers trust their solutions to manufacture the most complex molds and inserts. But now GF goes further by incorporating Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology to its portfolio.

Renishaw to focus on integrated measurement at Control 2017

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Renishaw will be exhibiting its extensive range of metrology equipment at Control 2017 which takes place in Stuttgart, Germany, from 9 – 12 May 2017. Products highlighted in hall 4, stand 4304, will include a new surface finish probe for co-ordinate measuring machines (CMMs), new software for the Equator™ flexible gauge which allows users to fully integrate the system with CNC machine tools, and a new high productivity machining cell concept that demonstrates the power of integrating measurement technologies within a manufacturing process.

Blue Competence: GF Machining Solutions delivers smart solutions for ecological sustainability

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Developing more sustainable machine tools is just one facet of GF Machining Solutions’ membership in the European Association of Machine Tool Industries (CECIMO) Blue Competence Machine Tool sustainability initiative. The GF Division develops smart, complete solutions to drive customers’ energy and resource efficiency and—ultimately—their profitability across a wide range of applications and market segments.

Six Tips for Effective Optimized Roughing

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Optimized roughing can be highly effective for machining part features such as pockets with challenging corners as well as any straight walls that require long axial depths of cuts. In fact, this strategy enables the users to machine pockets three to four times faster than conventional methods while also dramatically extending the life of the…

What to Consider When Choosing Either a Single-process or Multi-Tasking Machine

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Most shops today have some level of Multi-Tasking capabilities, one machining center that combines several cutting processes to reduce job setup time, increase capacity, improve machining accuracy and conserve valuable shop floor space. But is it always best to use a Multi-Tasking machine, or are there times when using a milling machine and/or separate turning machine is a better option?

Haas – The Old Ways

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Engineers love new ideas and new ways of doing things. But they love old ones, too: those uncelebrated, under-appreciated manufacturing techniques, for example, on which the modern world depends. Italian company, Termomacchine Srl, uses the latest Haas CNC machine tools to make turnkey heat induction systems for clients around the world. Heat induction is a technique almost as old as the industrial revolution itself. And yet, it’s used in manufacturing everything from silicon chips to airframes for fighter jets.

Renishaw uncovers the value of additive for the manufacturing process chain at formnext 2016

Global engineering and technology company Renishaw will showcase its latest developments and highlight the role that metal additive manufacturing plays in the manufacturing process chain at formnext, taking place between the 15th and 18th of November, 2016, in Frankfurt, Germany. Highlights on the stand will include a Moto 2™ motorcycle and the Robot Bike Co. R160 bespoke mountain bike frame, one of the latest innovations to come out of Renishaw’s global network of Solutions Centres.