3-D Printing Metal Parts Quickly and FlexiblyMarch 1, 2017
TRUMPF has expanded its technology and product range in additive manufacturing. With the new TruPrint 1000, the company's latest solution in laser metal fusion (LMF), and developments in laser metal deposition (LMD), a technology TRUMPF established fifteen years ago, TRUMPF offers customers the complete package - the laser beam source, machine, powder, services and application consulting.
TruPrint: 3-D Printer with New LMF Technology
The new TruPrint 1000 uses a laser and metallic powder to build any desired component, based on data sup...
Okuma America Corporation Names Koma Precision Partner of the YearMarch 1, 2017
Koma Precision Inc. has been chosen by Okuma distributors as Partner of the Year. Koma Precision received the highest number of votes among all 50 members of Partners in THINC in the annual partner effectiveness survey in order to earn the distinguished title.
Okuma distributors from North and South America participated in the survey, rating Koma Precision on service responsiveness, sales support, perceived value of products/services and recommendations.
"Koma Precision has been a consistent top 20% performer in the past but achieved...
Fast Metals Analyzer LaunchedMarch 1, 2017
Oxford Instruments has launched Vulcan, a fast metals analyzer with advanced reporting tools. Vulcan is an ergonomic handheld LIBS (Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy) analyzer with a simple user interface. Vulcan was designed for the rapid identification of a wide range of alloys in manufacturing plants within multiple industries and the scrap metal processing/recycling markets worldwide.
"Vulcan is the fastest metals analyzer available, taking just one second to measure metal alloys - that is faster than any X-ray fluorescence (XRF)...
Shop Floor Interface for Multi-DNC Software and Operator FeedbackMarch 1, 2017
Spectrum CNC Technologies has announced the release of SmartTouch. The intelligent interface is designed to provide machine operators with easy touchscreen access to Multi-DNC files and serves as a feedback loop for job status information. Operators can report parts count, downtime reasons and more. Customizable one-touch buttons make feedback fast and easy.
SmartTouch supports both Multi-DNC and machine monitoring applications on the shop floor. SmartTouch can be configured to support individual job status feedback from operators as well as...
Expanded Website Features "Easy Access" ProgramMarch 1, 2017
Royal Machine's new "Easy Access" website service provides customers and prospects with a way of gaining specific product and service information directly from Royal Machine & Tool's marketing and engineering departments.
In making the announcement, Guy Byrne, Senior Vice President and General Manager, stated, "On many occasions in today's manufacturing environment it is difficult and time consuming to determine the best way to fixture a part and/or select the appropriate workholding fixture or chuck. This is the reason wh...
Cline Tool Appoints Executive Vice President of National SalesMarch 1, 2017
Cline Tool has appointed Mark Ritchie to the newly created position of Executive Vice President of National Sales. Ritchie will be responsible for the national sales team, new business development and expansion of existing markets.
Cline Tool President Jim Long said, "We are excited to welcome Mark Ritchie to Cline Tool. He will be responsible for expansion and continued growth as we look to further diversify and grow our business. Mark's leadership and extensive industry experience in previous roles at Gleason, Star-SU and SL Munson ha...