CNC Machinery

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CNC Retrofit Brings Old Floor-Type Mill up to Modern Standards

Naperville, Illinois --- NUM's CNC technology has been used to bring the programming software and motion control system on an old floor-type horizontal boring mill originally manufactured by Gray up to state-of-the-art standards. The electrical upgrade was performed by the automation system integrator, MasterControls LLC Inc. (MCI), and was part of a complete mechanical rebuild of the mill by a...

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Double Column Bandsaw delivers full NC capability.
Stationary Circular Saws

Double Column Bandsaw delivers full NC capability.

With automated controls and heavy-duty construction, Model XT320 A-NC performs precision cutting. Automatic material sensor detects cutoff point and material height, while double arch frame dampens vibration and optimizes strength as well as blade life. Powered by 5 hp, 3-phase motor, saw has 1Â-¼ in. blade that moves at speeds from 60-360 fpm and feeder vise stroke of 22 in. Carbide blade...

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CNC Machinery

Advanced Bending Automation Helps Shape Future for Californian Tube Bending Specialist

Hayward, CA - Reducing process steps is the driving factor behind tube bending specialist SF Tube's latest investment in CNC machinery. The San Francisco Bay area fabricator has purchased an all-electric, software-controlled tube bender from Unison. The new CNC automation is providing much more flexibility for the fabricator compared with its existing hydraulically-actuated machines. The machine...

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How to Choose the Right Adhesive Tape for Your Application
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How to Choose the Right Adhesive Tape for Your Application

With a considerable number of adhesive materials, applications and methods, there are many options to consider when choosing an adhesive tape. As NADCO® is a leading manufacturer of custom tapes and labels; we took our years of experience to create this handy selection guide on choosing the right adhesive tape for your application.

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Engineering Software

ColorGATE RIP Software Simplifies Digital Cutting

Perfect Support for the innovative ZÃ-¼nd Cut Center Efficient contour cutting, the precise finishing of POP displays right on up to industrial applications: The module Print and Cut PCM for Productionserver 6, the universal production RIP, is software developer ColorGATE's technically advanced solution for cutting, shaping and finishing such materials as wood, plastic, leather and textiles....

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CNC Machinery

Innovative Retrofit to Wheel Profiling Machine Ensures Zurich's New Trams Provide Smooth Ride

Zurich, Switzerland, October 5, 2010 - Swiss engineering company Emotec has significantly enhanced the performance of a tram wheel profiling machine used by the Zurich public transport organization VBZ, by retrofitting it with an innovative lathing capability and an advanced CNC system from NUM. The upgraded machine can re-profile all four wheels on a bogie within a couple of hours - a task which...

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Lasers

Laser Cutting Systems enable responsive, flexible operation.

Pairing full FANUC laser source, FANUC L series laser CNC control system, amplifiers, and servo motors, Laser C series bundles offer energy conservation features as well as intelligent, responsive, and flexible laser cutting. All necessary laser control and diagnostics are integrated into CNC, and historical data is logged and can be accessed via CNC screen. Along with 2 power saving states,...

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Miscellaneous Controls

Siemens Five-Axis Milling Roadshow

Seeing is believing at IMTS Sinumerik MDynamics Milling Roadshow is coming to IMTS 2010. If your company is looking for the way to more efficiently cut parts for aerospace, automotive or medical, one thing is certain - the demand for five-axis CNC machining has risen dramatically. And now there's MDynamics: using one solid CAD/CAM/CNC process chain will get you to market faster than your fiveaxis...

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Miscellaneous Controls

CNC, Motion Control Platform uses flexible architecture.

Intended for numerical control (NC) machines, SERIES 8 CNC integrates open PC platform, flexible operator interface, and motion controller for precise, high-speed machining. All-digital machine control platform's PC window interface enables custom applications to run concurrently with CNC control system. Also, open capability allows for custom applications, part program storage, optimized...

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Miscellaneous Controls

CNC Control Package upgrades depanelization routers.

Designed to serve as drop-in replacement for obsolete PMC-400, PMC-450, and PMC-550 control systems, Series 8 CNC uses PC for operator interface and motion controller for precise, high-speed printed circuit board routing. Part program compatibility for ATI and Excellon legacy data is included, as well as common PCB routing features such as tool life management, pressure foot/vacuum control, and...

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