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The CIMtek Group Partners with Dieterle, Europe's Swiss Tooling Leader, and Introduces Their High Performance Swiss Tooling to North America

Elgin, IL - (February 17, 2009) High performance Swiss tooling from Dieterle, Europe's industry-leader, is now available in North America exclusively from the importer, The CIMtek Group. While many competitors offer limited product groups for Swiss Tooling, Dieterle boasts one of the most comprehensive lines of high quality, high performance Swiss tooling from stock including a full range of...

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Lathe features electronic servo motor and threading computer.

Lathe features electronic servo motor and threading computer.

With thread range of 4.0-250.0 TPI, Model HLV can machine up to 4 multiple-start threads. Brushless servo motor provides 44 lb-in. of continuous torque to 8-pitch threading lead screw, while 3.2 in. LCD provides visual threading information. Digital readout includes set zero mode for each axis, diameter/radius mode, inch/metric mode, and absolute/incremental mode. Offering infinitely variable...

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INDEX to Launch Kinematic Lathes with Industry-Leading Rigidity and Is Offering a Demonstration Video on a Free Memory Stick

The higher the resonant frequency (RF) of a machine tool's structure, the greater its inherent stiffness and the more difficult it is for machining forces to induce vibration. With this in mind, German CNC lathe builder, INDEX, has redesigned its patented SpeedLine C-type mill-turning centres to increase their RF above that of all other lathes on the market, including existing models in its own...

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Twin-Turret Turning Center has programmable tailstock.

Twin-Turret Turning Center has programmable tailstock.

PUMA TL-series features upper and lower turrets and programmable tailstock for parts 9.4 in. dia x 23.6 in. long. While model TL2000 accepts 2.6 in. dia barstock, TL2500 accepts barstock of similar or 3.0 in. dia and 39.3 in. lengths. Both models are designed for interrupted cutting. Their dual turrets house 20 tools total, with live tooling at any station, and servo drives reduce...

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Tong-Tai (Topper) Introduces TA20 - Quick Setup Turning Center at IMTS-06

Tong-Tai (Topper) Introduces TA20 - Quick Setup Turning Center at IMTS-06

VALLEY COTTAGE, NEW YORK (May 15, 2006): In this day and age of JIT manufacturing, the norm is short run manufacturing rather than large quantity batch manufacturing. It is desirable to run 4 to 5 different setups a day, rather than a large quantity run with 1 setup. This allows meeting the requirements of JIT namely pull rather than push, minimum inventory on the shelf and manufacture to need...

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Sharp CNC Displays the Remarkable ST-20 CNC Lathe at IMTS 2006

Torrance, CA - Sharp CNC will display their amazing CNC Turning Center ST-20 at the IMTS show in Booth A-8474. Sharp CNC ST-20 has a swing capacity of 22.8 and maximum turning length of 18.1 . The reliable Fanuc control makes the ST-20 easy to operate. With special Sharp CNC features like word-processor editing, one-button features, multi-function jog handle, and Manual Guide Programming, you'll...

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Gerber Scientific's Ophthalmic Segment Launches the Cut-to-Polish (CTP) Option on its High Speed DTL Generator Series

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., Feb. 15 - Gerber Scientific Inc.'s (NYSE:GRB) ophthalmic business segment, Gerber Coburn, is pleased to announce the availability of the Cut-to-Polish (CTP) option for its high- speed Diamond Turning Lathe (DTL) generator series, another enhancement to the company's Performance Series Line for the wholesale laboratory market. According to Clement Patry, President, Gerber...

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Lathe is available with ProtoTRAK SLX CNC control.

Along with 4.09 in. spindle through-hole and geared head, TRAK TRL 2460SX features 2-speed tailstock, P5 tapered roller bearings, and digital servo motors. Lathe can be used manually with assists from CNC to perform tapers and radii, and complete part programs can be done directly from print by naming geometry required and then answering prompts. ProtoTRAK SLX CNC offers Spreadsheet Editing(TM),...

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