Machine Tools, CNC & DNC 

APRIL FEATURED PRODUCTS

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RESOURCES

in Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Portescap releases MotionCompass app

MotionCompass web-based application helps provide mini motor solutions based on unique motion requirements for various applications.

Enerpac Publishes Workholding Catalog

E215 Workholding Catalog features 232 pages of information on their full range of high pressure hydraulic workholding devices, accessories, and power units.

Mitsubishi puts CNC Data Backup in the Cloud

For $125, Mitsubishi Electric Automation offers its customers remote access to a backup of their CNC machine tool information.

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WHITE PAPERS

in Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
CNC Machining for Curved Surfaces

By Okuma
White paper describes Okuma's Super-NURBS programming functionality that meets high-accuracy finish requirements while speeding up cycle times.

Transforming the Light Curtain

By Tyler Glieden, SICK
By reducing the need for physical guards and barriers, light curtains can increase the maintainability of the equipment they are protecting. Light curtains using pattern and object recognition require fewer sensors and less wiring while providing a safety solution that’s secure.

How to Select the Right Positioning Sensor

By Turck

White paper provides an in-depth explanation of how sensors using resistance inductance capacitance (RLC) technology enhance position sensing in industrial applications.

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CASE STUDIES

in Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
ABB PLC controls safety at cold-rolling mill

The safety PLC provided the platform for Sandvik Materials Technology to add zoned safety guarding to a large cold rolling mill at its Sandviken plant in Sweden.

Vertical Lift Module used for Tool and Die Storage

At Rimer Enterprises in Waterville, Ohio, the installation of a Vertical Lift Module (VLM) automated storage and retrieval system has reduced the potential for work related injuries and has recovered over 90% of otherwise wasted floor space.

FMC Technologies uses metrology system to check CNC machines

FMC Technologies in Scotland uses Renishaw machine tool probes and calibration products to check and verify the dimensional accuracy of its CNC machine tools.

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EVENTS

in Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
April 22, 2014
Beachwood , OH


ACP will be releasing ThinManager 7 and Relevance 1 on March 3, 2014. Because this amazing technology is "See it to Believe it," we are hitting the road and "Going Mobile" to show you how ThinManager and Relevance are paving the way for mobile devices to become a very relevant technology for the modern factory.

April 23, 2014
Pittsburgh , PA


ACP will be releasing ThinManager 7 and Relevance 1 on March 3, 2014. Because this amazing technology is "See it to Believe it," we are hitting the road and "Going Mobile" to show you how ThinManager and Relevance are paving the way for mobile devices to become a very relevant technology for the modern factory.

April 23, 2014 - April 26, 2014
San Diego , CA, USA


This year’s CSIA conference provides systems integrator members with educational and networking opportunities to help your company put on an Inspiring Performance for your customers.

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TRAINING

in Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
April 30, 2014
Lenexa , KS


This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

May 15, 2014
Waukesha , WI


This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

June 5, 2014
Beachwood , OH


This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).