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HEIDENHAIN introduces HIT 3.0 online CNC controls learning program
October 18, 2018

HEIDENHAIN introduces HIT 3.0 online CNC controls learning program

Replacing HIT 2.0, this online training program is launching a revised 3-axis machining learning program. With the new guided programming function, the user is able to gain realistic practice with Klartext programing and DIN/ISO programming within the learning packet.

Mitsubishi Electric Automation announces series of how-to videos for CNC products
March 01, 2018

Mitsubishi Electric Automation announces series of how-to videos for CNC products

The CNC Quick Tip videos provide answers to frequently asked questions about various CNC functions. The first videos in the series address the layout of Mitsubishi controls, customizing counters on the monitor page, and performing a program search using an SD card, memory or HDD.

Mitsubishi Electric announces CNC Dealer Locator tool
December 07, 2017

Mitsubishi Electric announces CNC Dealer Locator tool

Through the new CNC Dealer Locator, customers can find dealers or OEMs by location or by OEM or dealer name. Once identified on the CNC Dealer Locator, the dealer or OEM can help the customer find the right CNC machine for their needs.

NuTec Tooling announces 2017 Industrial Automation Impact Survey
November 09, 2017

NuTec Tooling announces 2017 Industrial Automation Impact Survey

The survey is intended for managers and operators to benchmark the extent to which automation has influenced production, purchasing habits, cost controls, and future strategies.

Rockwell Automation releases Safety Maturity Index for Machine Builders tool
June 15, 2017

Rockwell Automation releases Safety Maturity Index for Machine Builders tool

This tool provides a self-guided assessment for machine builders to measure their performance in the three pillars of industrial safety: culture (behavior), compliance (procedure) and capital (investment in contemporary technology).

Rockwell Automation announces TechEd training event
June 08, 2017

Rockwell Automation announces TechEd training event

The Rockwell Automation TechED event will feature over 750 hours of training, including hands-on labs, technical sessions and discussion forums. Attendees can learn about the techniques and technologies to maximize their manufacturing and production operations.

DeVry University announces DeVry Manufacturing Bootcamp
May 26, 2017

DeVry University announces DeVry Manufacturing Bootcamp

DeVry University is expanding DeVry Bootcamp to include 11 online Advanced Manufacturing Programs in collaboration with 180 Skills, an online career and technical education company for the advanced manufacturing industry

Okuma announces case study video for CNC process simplification
March 29, 2017

Okuma announces case study video for CNC process simplification

The video shows how Okuma distributor Gosiger went into the control and created a GUI interface so the Moser operators don’t even see the OSP controls, or have to call up any programs at all. The app also provides safeguards so the operators can’t crash the machine tool.

3S-Smart Software Solutions announces enhanced CODESYS training offerings
January 03, 2017

3S-Smart Software Solutions announces enhanced CODESYS training offerings

There are suitable programs for different groups of users, from an entry-level course introducing in the work with basic functions of CODESYS V3 ranging to expert workshops covering “CODESYS Soft Motion CNC+Robotics” or “Library development and documentation”.

Siemens introduces Fleet Manager for Machine Tools app for MindSphere
September 13, 2016

Siemens introduces Fleet Manager for Machine Tools app for MindSphere

With this cloud-based application (MindApp), machine tools at small or large production sites can be monitored, and their availability and productivity enhanced.

FANUC America announces expansion of CNC training program
August 16, 2016

FANUC America announces expansion of CNC training program

FANUC currently offers a range of training courses covering CNC maintenance, operations and programming, servo and laser maintenance, Ladder/PMC editing, FANUC Picture Development, G-code programming, custom macro programming, conversational programming and more.

PMMI announces release of Mechanical Components 2 certification test
May 18, 2016

PMMI announces release of Mechanical Components 2 certification test

The Mechanical Components 2 evaluates the candidate's mastery of the principles and application of mechanical components such as clutches, brakes, gear boxes, transmissions, ball screws, and linear components.

January 21, 2016

Okuma offers Koma Precision App

The app makes it possible for users to easily measure a tool’s radius and length and then directly send the offsets to the Okuma OSP-P control to update the local tool offset table.

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August 13, 2015

Okuma adds Machining Calculator to app store

Sandvik Coromant’s machining calculator aids users in estimating optimal cut settings to increase efficiencies and reduce costs.

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August 03, 2015

Okuma adds Delcam Partmaker Multi-Channel Viewer App

App automatically aligns multi-channel CNC programs side by side for immediate viewing increasing shop productivity.

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July 22, 2015

Okuma introduces interactive Industry Parts Viewer for CNC machine tools

Website visitors can explore parts and find machine tools used to cut specific parts for the automotive, aerospace and oil and energy industries.

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Calculated Industries announces Machinist Calc Pro 2 handheld calculator
July 17, 2015

Calculated Industries announces Machinist Calc Pro 2 handheld calculator

Machinist Calc Pro 2 for phones, tablets and PCs provides hundreds of fast, precise machining-specific solutions for face, end and slot milling plus turning, drilling and boring. Price: $39.95

July 09, 2015

Okuma announces Machine Selector tool

Machine Selector tool lets users find specific CNC machine tools based on selected parameters.

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Fives offers ProCheck machinery evaluation
July 01, 2015

Fives offers ProCheck machinery evaluation

A ProCheck inspection takes less than three hours and includes a detailed report, all for $600 per machine.

April 02, 2015

Okuma offers Video Series for Machine Tool Apps

Videos show simple steps for installing machine tool apps on Okuma CNC controls to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency.

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Okuma releases CNC Video Series
January 27, 2015

Okuma releases CNC Video Series

Videos demonstrate basic CNC control procedures.

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January 24, 2015

Gilman Precision publishes Spindle Catalog

The products included are eight different series of belt-driven spindles, Mech-Tronix integrally motorized spindles, and standard spindle accessories.

ITAMCO offers Apps for Machinists
October 28, 2014

ITAMCO offers Apps for Machinists

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.

Gilman Precision offers Spindle Tips
August 27, 2014

Gilman Precision offers Spindle Tips

While daily use of any spindle will be hard on the component, there are some basic practices to consider while using the machine to help with longevity.

 Portescap releases MotionCompass app
March 17, 2014

Portescap releases MotionCompass app

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

Micro-Epsilon announces online Application Finder for laser sensors
February 07, 2014

Micro-Epsilon announces online Application Finder for laser sensors

Application Finder intelligent software tool allows users to search for the appropriate laser profile sensor by considering a number of application-related search criteria.

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Enerpac Publishes Workholding Catalog
January 16, 2014

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.

October 09, 2013

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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September 03, 2013

Okuma releases CNC maintenance reminder App

Now your mobile device can tell you to go maintain and inspect your CNC machines.

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Konecranes offers machine control retrofit services
August 07, 2013

Konecranes offers machine control retrofit services

Konecranes provides various retrofit options including software design, integration and installation of new control packages to replace existing aged control systems.

June 19, 2013

SME announces on-line knowledge resource

Knowledge Edge is an online resource of manufacturing information with industry-validated content--in other words, a Wikipedia of accurate information for a change.

HEIDENHAIN introduces KGM 282 machine Verification Tool
June 18, 2013

HEIDENHAIN introduces KGM 282 machine Verification Tool

KGM 282 allows the user to precisely pinpoint the problem in the dynamics of the machine in order to increase its accuracy.

May 10, 2013

Book describes MTConnect interface

"MTConnect: To Measure Is To Know," by Dave Edstrom, shows how machine shop owners and plant operators can apply open standards that make it easier for IT equipment to interoperate.

LUDECA updates "Laser Align" mobile app
January 23, 2013

LUDECA updates "Laser Align" mobile app

The application now has an interactive Tolerance Table, where the user can input his own machine RPM and the app will kick back the respective Alignment Tolerances.

December 18, 2012

PLCopen publishes safety spec for presses

The document contains a general overview of the implementation of safety around presses, coupled to twelve function blocks.

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GAMBICA updates installation guide for power drive systems
October 29, 2012

GAMBICA updates installation guide for power drive systems

The 4th Edition of the Technical Guide has updates on power drive systems including the drive, motor and load, together with cabling, site considerations, circuit protection, earthing and harmonics.

September 18, 2012

Mitsubishi launches dedicated Machine Tool website

The site offers easy-to-access information about automation solutions for applications including aerospace, automotive, medical, off-highway equipment and general manufacturing.

August 19, 2012

Makino updates its Website

The website covers CNC machining equipment and is mobile-compatible.

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August 07, 2012

FANUC updates CNC Website

The newly upgraded website features detailed information on FANUC CNCs, Drive Systems, Laser Systems and Service & Support.

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Okuma updates website
August 02, 2012

Okuma updates website

The website is the centralized hub for all of Okuma’s online properties, with connections to specialized platforms including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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