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A One-Stop Shop for CNC Milling and Machining
Conventional Machining

A One-Stop Shop for CNC Milling and Machining

Sigma Design Company provides more than just design and engineering services. Did you know that one of Sigma's in-house capabilities is the machining of complex parts using our 4-Axis Turnkey CNC Mill? The progress is quick to track and easy to modify, enabling quick turnaround for customers. Sigma's productivity increases by being able to fabricate precise components.

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Machine Tool Runoff Cutting Titanium Confirms Advantages of 'Ultimate Tuned System'
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Machine Tool Runoff Cutting Titanium Confirms Advantages of 'Ultimate Tuned System'

When it comes to sourcing capital equipment for machining specialty materials, many organizations would do well to remember the 10-speed bicycle analogy. People shop and buy a 10-speed bike for recreational or workout goals, but when riding rarely go beyond two or three of the most comfortable gears. Tour de France riders and other finely tuned athletes both size and operate all their components...

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Aerospace Mfr. Launches Capacity Increase
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Aerospace Mfr. Launches Capacity Increase

Aerospace Dynamics International launches major capacity increase in titanium machining with order for eight MAG five-spindle, five-axis XTi profilers - 40 spindles total on new machine platform Forty new XTi spindles will increase ADI's Ti machining capacity almost 40 percent, as part of $90 million expansion that includes new facility. Breakthrough multispindle gantry design is industry first...

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New Titanium Machining Process Supports Affordability of Lockheed Martin F-35

FORT WORTH, Texas - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has obtained government approval to use a groundbreaking cryogenic titanium machining process in production of the F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter. Cryogenic titanium machining improves cutting-tool life by a factor of 10 with appropriate material removal processing speed. The Joint Program Office in coordination with the F-35 Fracture Control...

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AGS Series Linear Motor Cartesian Gantries are Optimized for Precise Contouring
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AGS Series Linear Motor Cartesian Gantries are Optimized for Precise Contouring

o Optimized design for precise contouring o Velocity to 3 m/s and acceleration to 5 g o High power brushless linear servomotors for smooth motion o Travels up to 1.3 m X 1.3 m o Customizable Z and teta axes for flexible configurations o Noncontact linear encoders o Configurable cable management system allows for integration of fiber lasers, cameras, air lines, etc. for multiple applications...

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Makino Releases New Titanium Booster Technology for Sinker EDMs

New titanium sinker EDM technology improves titanium production speed and accuracy. AUBURN HILLS, MI-March 2009-Makino's new sinker EDM Titanium Booster technology enhances productivity and capability in roughing processes of titanium and titanium alloys. This technology addresses previous issues associated with rough machining, or hogging," large pockets or cavities in titanium, including high...

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G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Announces New Diamond Turning Machine

(February 27, 2008) Rochester, NY - G-S PLASTIC OPTICS once again expands its precision manufacturing capabilities with the latest diamond turning technology. The company announces the recent integration of a Precitech Nanoform® 200 machine. This two-axis aspheric contouring machine with real-time operating system will be used for single point diamond turning. The work center is also...

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Four MAG Cincinnati Ti Profilers Ordered by VSMPO-Avisma, Russian JV Partner to Boeing

New machines to follow six five-spindle MAG Cincinnati profilers already in build for Ural Boeing Manufacturing Hebron, KY, January, 2008 - VSMPO-Avisma, the world's largest titanium producer, has ordered four three-spindle MAG Cincinnati Ti (titanium) profilers for its plant in Verkhnaya Salda, Russia. The three-spindle machines will produce a variety of parts, including large landing gear...

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Omnitool, Inc. Reduces Machining Center Need from 2 Machines to 1 Using New Kurt VB 5X100 Schenke 5.1 Clamping System -- 3D Roughing and Face-Milling Operations Performed at 270 In/Min

Minneapolis, Minnesota: One setup on one machining center does it all - high speed, 5-axis roughing, face-milling and tapping operations to create the intricate three dimensional features of a custom mold cavity. Production time is reduced up to 50 percent. Previously, the mold's upper and lower surfaces were machined on a vertical machining center, then moved to a horizontal machine for...

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