FEATURED ARTICLESin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Building Safety into Metal Forming Machines
By Steve Aamodt, SICK
To help prevent injuries and increase productivity for end users, machine builders are incorporating safety into the design...
The Pros and Cons of Embedded HMIs For Machine Builders
By Dan Hebert
Should you consider an embedded HMI instead of a PC-based HMI or a graphics terminal to provide an operator...
Test Equipment Leverages Smart Phones & Cloud Computing
By Bill Lydon, Editor
Fluke recently introduced Fluke Connect, a system which allows maintenance technicians to wirelessly transmit measurement...
Choosing the right encoder
What’s New in Process Technology
By Joe Kimbrell, Automation Direct
Encoders are special sensors that determine the position, velocity and...
NEWSin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
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PRODUCT NEWSin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Okuma introduces MU-6300V Vertical Machining Center
MU-6300V vertical machining center is suitable for 5-axis multi-sided machining in the aerospace and die/mold industries.
Okuma introduces HJ-250E horizontal CNC lathe
HJ-250E horizontal CNC lathe with a FANUC control provides an affordable, entry-level lathe with exceptional flexibility.
Schütte introduces 325linear CNC grinder
325linear is a 5-axis CNC grinder with extended x- and y-axis movement plus two auxiliary slides for workpiece clamping.
MEDIAin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
RESOURCESin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Videos demonstrate basic CNC control procedures.
The products included are eight different series of belt-driven spindles, Mech-Tronix integrally motorized spindles, and standard spindle...
The apps require iOS6.1 and can be purchased through the Apple App Store in iTunes. They are compatible with the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
WHITE PAPERSin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
Advanced Machine & Tool of Fort Wayne, Indiana upgraded its old electrical CAD software because an important auto industry customer required EPLAN...
White paper describes Okuma's Super-NURBS programming functionality that meets high-accuracy finish requirements while speeding up cycle...
By Tyler Glieden, SICK
By reducing the need for physical guards and barriers, light curtains can increase the maintainability of the equipment...
CASE STUDIESin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
OpTek Systems has installed non-contact confocal chromatic sensors from Micro-Epsilon on a number of its laser processing machines to measure the...
Metal-forming machines rarely enter a fourth decade of service. But when Royal Vendors of Kearneysville, WV, a manufacturer and remanufacturer...
Geissler wanted to accelerate cycle times for a test bench that performed the final inspection of precision turned parts. They replaced a...
EVENTSin Machine Tools, CNC & DNC
HANNOVER MESSE 2015 covers all the core themes of the industrial value-adding chain at a single location – from individual components to the complete smart factory.
Internet of Things North America is an innovative event covering advanced connectivity and cloud based monitoring/control of devices, facilities, automobiles and enterprise operations. After a successful 2014 event in Milwaukee, the 2015 will be held in Chicago on April 15-16.
Data-driven manufacturing intelligence is transforming shop floor operations at an incredible pace. The [MC]2 Conference brings together thought leaders and industry insiders to share innovative ideas, network, and showcase cutting-edge solutions for the rapidly expanding world of connected manufacturing.