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Mitsubishi Laser and Ncell Announce Exclusive Automation Partnership

November 27, 2006 Wood Dale, IL - Mitsubishi Laser is pleased to announce its exclusive partnership with Ncell Automation, the top provider of automation integration software for precision fabrication. Ncell enables true lights-out, unattended operations on Mitsubishi's Flexible Manufacturing Systems. By automating high-production environments, fabricators reduce operation costs, boost their...

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New DSM Somos® Stereolithography Resins Generate Excitement at European Trade Fair
Additive Manufacturing

New DSM Somos® Stereolithography Resins Generate Excitement at European Trade Fair

In keeping with their ongoing commitment to the development of innovative stereolithography (SL) materials, DSM Somos showcased its four newest resins at the recent 2006 EuroMold exhibition held in Frankfurt, Germany (November 27-December 2): 1. ProtoGen(TM) O-XT 18120: a highly accurate, high-temperature ABS-like resin in translucent color; 2. ProtoGen(TM) O-XT 18420: a highly accurate, high...

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CAPTO Adapters Expand Versatility of BIG Kaiser's Tool Pro - A Popular Tool Assembly Device
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CAPTO Adapters Expand Versatility of BIG Kaiser's Tool Pro - A Popular Tool Assembly Device

Elk Grove Village, IL - BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling's popular Tool Pro tool assembly device just became even more versatile with the addition of a new quick change CAPTO adapter designed for the assembly, disassembly and repair of CAPTO tooling. Tool Pro assures the safety of the professionals who set up CNC tooling while also eliminating damage to tool holders, shanks and tapers during assembly...

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Casting Services

Nissin Brake Chooses CEC for a Third T-6 System

Kennesaw, GA (November 13, 2006) - Nissin Brake, a subsidiary of Nissin Kogyo Co. Ltd, has contracted with Consolidated Engineering Company (CEC) to install a third continuous roller hearth solution heat treatment and age (T-6) system. This system will double Nissin's casting processing capacity from 80 per hour to 160 per hour. There were 3 main considerations when initial reviews were...

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RoHS Compliant Plating Line
Plating Services

RoHS Compliant Plating Line

Where the finish comes first" Compliant with all trivalent chromate finishes along with RoHS compliant electroless nickel finishing. "Where the finish comes first" since 1910. F.M. Callahan & Son, Inc. announces the introduction of RoHS compliant zinc yellow, clear and black chromates. In conjunction with this announcement we have a release of our RoHS compliant electroless nickel. F.M. Callahan...

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Molding Services

GE Plastics' Lexan* HPX Resin Delivers Outstanding Performance to the Intlock ITL-S Disposable Blade in PENTAX's New Airway Scope

PITTSFIELD, MASS. - November 28, 2006 - GE Plastics today announced that its Lexan* HPX resin - a tough, high-tech transparent polycarbonate (PC) widely used in critical healthcare applications - has been selected by PENTAX to mold a specialized Intlock ITL-S disposable blade for the company's new Airway Scope AWS-S100 video laryngoscope. Lexan HPX resin was selected by PENTAX for the material's...

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Furnaces

CEC is Awarded a Contract for a Second CleanCast® Implementation at Superior Industries

Kennesaw, GA (October 31, 2006) - Superior Industries, one of the world's largest manufacturers of cast aluminum wheels, has contracted with CEC to integrate and automate T-6 heat treatment with the upstream casting and downstream machining process. This highly innovative new plant features CEC's CleanCast® foundry technology. Phase I of this endeavor began in April 2005 when Superior...

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Casting Services

"It's a Tale of Two Foundries - Toshiba and UMC" - Chipworks First Inside Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGA 65nm Twins Detailed Analyses Ready for Customer Orders Now

OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 7 / - Chipworks (www.chipworks.com), the industry leader in reverse engineering and analysis of semiconductor chips and systems, today announced they have analyzed twin samples of the Xilinx XC5VLX50 Virtex-5 FPGA, made in a 65nm process. One twin was manufactured at Toshiba - an industry leader in 65nm technologies for digital consumer markets. The second was manufactured...

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New ROMI E280 Offers Even Greater Multitasking Flexibility
Lathes

New ROMI E280 Offers Even Greater Multitasking Flexibility

ERLANGER, KY - Romi Machine Tools, Ltd, an industry leader in chip-making technology, has built a reputation on providing customer-driven solutions to a broad array of precision machined part challenges. The New Generation E Series of turning centers offers turning, boring, milling and tapping - all in one setup. It can be configured with one or two spindles with full C axis, live tools and a...

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Software

Vero International Takes VISI-Flow Software on the Road

WIXOM, MI: November 10, 2006 - Vero International, a leading supplier of CAD/CAM/CAE software for mold and die design and plastic injection molding industries, will promote its VISI-Flow software during November and December in cities throughout North America. As a result of acquiring Plastics & Computer International, the original developer of VISI-Flow, Vero International became a dynamic...

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