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Makino Technology Expo 2013 to Feature Speakers and Demonstrations on Techniques That Enhance Manufacturing Productivity

Biennial event to be held Sept. 11 and 12 at Makino's Technology Center in Auburn Hills, Mich. Auburn Hills, MichiganÂ- – Makino is pleased to announce a two-day event giving attendees the opportunity to learn about new manufacturing processes, techniques, philosophies and strategies vital to transforming their business for greater success in the global marketplace. The Makino Technology...

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Molding Services

Ticona Polymer and Processing Expertise Helps Rodon Deliver Successes, Including K'NEX® Toys

Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China – Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, and The Rodon Group, a 57-year-old custom injection molder, are marking 30 years of cooperation that has resulted in successful products, including the K'NEX® building toy system made with Celcon® acetal copolymer (POM). We started with Ticona in the early '80s,"...

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Molds

Rotational Molding Utilized Increasingly for Product Conversion

Rotational molding is being utilized to convert products made out of other materials into polyethylene. Fiberglass, metals such as aluminum and steel, as well as other types of plastic applications are all being redesigned to be rotomolded. Rotationally molded products have a variety of advantages including longer lifespan, durability, lower maintenance costs and ease of repair. Polyethylene's...

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SolidCAM Sets New Standard for CAM Software at EMO 2013
Software

SolidCAM Sets New Standard for CAM Software at EMO 2013

As always, the EMO tradeshow is a great opportunity for SolidCAM to present its best and latest developments in machining. At EMO 2013 it will be demonstrating its new SolidCAM 2013 SP2 version that includes some of the best features and improvements yet. SolidCAM 2013 SP2 has more than 100 new enhancements across all its modules: iMachining 2D 3D, 2.5D Milling, HSS, HSR/HSM, Sim 5X, Turning,...

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At K 2013, Teknor Apex Will Announce a Restructuring of TPE Brands Reflecting a Wider Product Portfolio in Europe
Rubber

At K 2013, Teknor Apex Will Announce a Restructuring of TPE Brands Reflecting a Wider Product Portfolio in Europe

For a Given Application, Customers Often Will Be Able to Choose ‘Precisely the Best Compound’ from Multiple TPE Types Now Offered by Teknor Apex GELEEN, THE NETHERLANDS – At K 2013, Teknor Apex Company will introduce a restructuring of its well-known thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) brands that will enable it to serve as a single source of multiple compounds for European plastics processors in...

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Software

Persistent Systems to Highlight Mobile Ad Hoc Networking Communications Solutions at 2013 AUVSI Unmanned Systems Conference

NEW YORK – PERSISTENT SYSTEMS, a revolutionary technology company that specializes in mission critical communications, will be displaying their industry-leading developments in machine to machine communication at AUVSI 2013. The company will exhibit its Mobile Ad-Hoc Networking (MANET) solution, the Wave Relay® suite of products, at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems Conference in Washington D.C....

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PCB Component Housings have DIN rail mount design.
Power Supplies

PCB Component Housings have DIN rail mount design.

Intended for printed circuit boards (PCBs) and electronic components, DIN rail mount enclosures come in 12.5, 17.5, 22.5, 35, 45, and 67.5 mm wide housings to accommodate range of application requirements. Ventilating slots promote cooler stable internal temperatures and reduce overheating issues, while cover can be cut to accept various connector interfaces and LEDs. Design also accommodates...

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Molding Services

Zenite® LCP Solves Bow Issues in Molding Tiger Eye(TM) Series TEM Terminal Strip from Samtec Inc.

Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China – Zenite® from Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, is the only liquid crystal polymer (LCP) to deliver the required ultra-flatness for the Tiger Eye™ Series TEM terminal strip from Samtec Inc., a worldwide manufacturer of electronic interconnects. “The only LCP material we’ve found to meet our...

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Additive Manufacturing

Deloitte and 3D Systems Form Strategic Alliance to Accelerate Adoption and Implementation of Advanced Design and Manufacturing Solutions

3D printing has the potential to radically transform the relationship between design, mass customization, and manufacturing across multiple industries. Deloitte and 3D Systems plan to combine efforts to guide business leaders through the full spectrum of solutions and capabilities required to harness the value and potential of this disruptive technology and integrate it into their business models...

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Bar Stock Polymers withstand high temperatures.
Molding Services

Bar Stock Polymers withstand high temperatures.

Suitable for medium to high loads and temperatures up to 356°F, Blue iglide® A350 can withstand acidic environments and conforms to FDA guidelines. Polymer can thusly be used in food industry. Suitable for rotational applications, wear-resistant polymer iglide J350 exhibits low friction –especially when partnered with steel shafts. Temperature resistance of up to 356°F...

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