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Save programming and set-up times

Ideal for production shops where manual mills may still be in operation, but equally well suited to use on a CNC vertical machining centre, a new, manually adjustable indexing head has been introduced by 1st Machine Tool Accessories. The RotaVice can be rapidly set to position a component at a multiplicity of rotary angles in the horizontal plane for milling and drilling.

A worldwide supply chain in metric and imperial

Lee Spring have found that for ease of specification and sourcing, design engineers often select their measurement units to match local standards, or otherwise those used by the design department or the manufacturing facility. This simple choice at an early stage can make life a lot easier for all concerned and reduce unforced errors of transcription – saving time, saving costs.

CGTech joins Forces with KYOCERA SGS and LMg Solutions

An industry leading event which will help manufacturers to become more efficient and cost effective has been announced.   CGTech, the developer of VERICUT® CNC simulation, verification and optimisation software, has partnered with KYOCERA SGS and LMg Solutions to hold the event which will demonstrate emerging technologies that help manufacturers realise productivity improvements.  

European distributors excited by the latest ProtoTRAK control

XYZ Machine Tools’ annual European Distributor Conference saw representatives from 10 countries attending, with the highlight being the revealing of the new RLX and RMX ProtoTRAK control system. Seeing the new control for the first time drew extremely positive comments from the delegates with a general feeling of amazement at how ProtoTRAK RLX and RMX combines sophisticated operation yet maintains the simplicity of previous generations of the ProtoTRAK system.

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