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Doosan Chooses ModuleWorks Cutting Simulation Technology

Doosan Machine Tools has integrated the ModuleWorks cutting simulation technology into its Sketch Turn product. The ModuleWorks software replaces Doosan's previous cutting simulation engine and is part of Doosan's strategy to optimize the availability and effectiveness of machining information on the shop floor. Sketch Turn is a highly automated NC programming environment that assists operators in creating and editing machining programs for Doosan turning centers. The integrated ModuleWorks simulation software enhances Sketch Turn with soph...

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Fully-Automated Drilling System

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products offers its Auto Drill 30 fully-automated drilling system capable of drilling holes with diameters up to 30 mm through plate thicknesses up to 50 mm, depending on material type. The system uses a new spindle design to expand drilling diameter and add capabilities. Equipped with a seven-tool changer to accommodate seven different tools within the same program, the Auto Drill 30 can also tap, countersink and counterbore. The Auto Drill 30 is an available option for ESAB's Suprarex HDX and NUMOREX automated c...

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Shaft Collars and Couplings for Robotic Systems and Equipment

A wide range of standard and custom manufactured mechanical components for robotic, pick & place, packaging and material handling systems have been introduced by Stafford Manufacturing Corp. Stafford shaft collars, couplings and mounting components include over 4,000 standard parts that come in a wide range of materials, sizes and configurations plus custom parts manufactured to OEM specifications. Providing a rigid permanent stop, spacer and shaft mount or an easily adjustable solution where required, parts are available in steel, pain...

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Flat Bottom Geometry for KenTIP FS

Kennametal has expanded its replaceable drill offering for KenTIP FS modular drill series with the FEG insert for flat bottom hole applications. "Applicable in steel, cast iron and stainless steels, the FEG insert eliminates end milling operations and completes a task in a single operation, saving time and tooling costs," said a company spokesperson. The spokesperson continued, "Drilling flat-bottom holes is a challenge. So is drilling on inclined or curved surfaces, drilling into cross holes, drilling stacked plates, and dri...

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Compact Turning Centers with a Y-Axis

Doosan Machine Tools has introduced the Lynx 2600SY, the latest generation in the Lynx series of compact turning centers with a Y-axis. The new machine incorporates all the design features of the Lynx 2100LSYB but is built on a slightly bigger platform. "Customer feedback played a large role in the development of the new model. The Lynx 2600SY was designed to provide maximum flexibility and versatility for job shops that want to handle a wider range of projects without stepping up in size to a PUMA Series boxway machine," said a co...

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Standard and Specialized Tooling for Medical Manufacturers

"The extensive number of product types and sizes required by medical manufacturers has resulted in the development of a highly customer-centric strategy by Carmex Precision Tools," said Jim White, National Sales Manager, Carmex USA. "The specialized nature of many medical parts frequently necessitates the development of unique application-specific tooling. Working with our customers, we are able to provide key insights that enable our designers to construct the solution that produces the desired result." An example of t...

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