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Flexible Pallet Cell Makes Robotic Automation Affordable

July 31, 2015

Manually loading and unloading workpieces is not only tedious, repetitious work for machine tool operators, it also adds time and labor costs to every part you make. Automating the process using an industrial robot can reduce these costs while giving your shop’s productivity a significant boost.

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High Volume Production of Long Rods & Shafts on a Swiss-Style Lathe

July 24, 2015

Swiss-style sliding headstock CNC machine tools are ideal for high volume output, provided they have the necessary rigidity and accuracy. In this video you’ll see how a Nomura NN20UB8 turning machine equipped with a Quick Load Servo bar loader makes long shafts from blanks with no operator

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Low-Cost Robotic Solution for CNC Automation

July 17, 2015

For CNC machine shops considering their first move into robotic automation and for many typical part-making applications, Gosiger Automation developed the Modular Drawer Cell (MDC). This compact, lower-cost alternative to custom systems automates up to 2 mid-size CNC lathes, grinders and machining

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The Inside Story on In-Machine Probes

July 10, 2015

CNC machine probes are much more versatile than some shops realize. Are you taking full advantage of in-machine probe technology?

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Videos Explain How to Install Okuma Machine Tool APPs

June 26, 2015

APPs are no longer just for smart phones, tablets and wearable tech. Manufacturers now have a wealth of APPs available that can help improve part quality, reduce costs and increase profitability. Okuma America has developed a number of APPs for the THINC-OSP control that is the heart of Okuma CNC

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White Paper Explains Advantages of Horizontal Machining Centers (HMC)

June 19, 2015

If you’ve ever thought about adding a horizontal machining center to your shop, this White Paper may help you decide if an HMC is right for you.

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Okuma Partners in THINC Adds New Member

June 12, 2015

Okuma’s Partners in THINC brings together over 40 companies dedicated to helping manufacturers improve productivity and solve machining challenges. The Okuma OSP Control, with its open architecture, is at the center of these solutions. Gosiger and Gosiger Automation have been long-time THINC

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Video Shows How to Easily Match APPs to Your Okuma CNC

June 5, 2015

SCOUT (System Compatibility Output Utility) enables you to quickly and easily determine which APPs your Okuma CNC machines are compatible with. The utility compares the makeup of your machine to the system requirements for all of the applications available from the Okuma APP Store.

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Want More Business for Your CNC Shop? Clarify Your Marketing Goals.

May 29, 2015

These days business is good for most manufacturers in general, and CNC machine shops in particular. It’s a pleasant feeling after the deep recession we all suffered through. However it’s still a very competitive world and keeping the pipeline filled with orders can be challenging.

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5 Tooling APPs That Will Save You Time & Money

May 22, 2015

You can download these and other free APPs from industry-leading tooling company, Sandvik Coromant, here.

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