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August 26, 2020

Advanced Manufacturing Now Newsletter
Makers of Automotive Parts Tackle Challenges of EVs, Lightweighting, Turbos

Makers of Automotive Parts Tackle Challenges of EVs, Lightweighting, Turbos

Makers of auto parts face challenges to keep up with industry trends. Automakers plan to make more electric vehices. Meanwhile, traditional internal combustion engines are being designed to be more efficient. Example: Some engines are being equipped with turbochargers. Automakers also are making vehicles lighter. Contributing Editor Ed Sinkora examines the trends.

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Roemheld’s Electric Swing Clamps offer safe, high clamping force

Roemheld’s Electric Swing Clamps offer safe, high clamping force

The electric swing clamp is driven by a wear-resistant brushless DC motor. The motor speed is transformed by means of a gear and a threaded spindle into the swing and stroke movement of the piston rod. For swinging the clamping arm by 180°, an axial stroke of only 3 mm is required.

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Making Robots Smarter and Safer

Making Robots Smarter and Safer


The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has taught manufacturers a valuable lesson: when humans fall ill, machine tools and equipment sit idle. Shop owners and managers have long faced pressure to automate; now, in the face of a global pandemic, they are frantic to do so. As a result, they are looking to increased use of robots on the shop floor.

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Bioprinting on the Front Line in War Against Virus

Bioprinting on the Front Line in War Against Virus


Bioprinting is in the vanguard of the war against the novel coronavirus and holds promise for greater understanding of the way SAR-CoV-2 works in the human body. Ultimately, it may aid work in the prevention and treatment of COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus, and...

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Washington State Nervously Awaits Boeing Decision on 787 Production

Washington State Nervously Awaits Boeing Decision on 787 Production


Boeing is studying whether to consolidate 787 Dreamliner production at one site. In Washington State, there is fear that the plant in Everett will be the loser, the Seattle Times said. There has been concern in Washington state ever since Boeing built a second 787 assembly line in South Carolina. Now, with aircraft demand slammed by the novel...

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Moldmakers Power Up With Advanced Tech

Moldmakers Power Up With Advanced Tech


Molds are important to a variety of industries such as automotive, aerospace and medical. To efficiently make accurate molds, moldmakers are aided by new developments in machines, cutting tools, CAM programming and scanning to shave hours and even days from the process. Contributing Editor Jim Lorincz examines new technologies that are streamlining the production of molds.

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Kawasaki Robotics Bin Picking Package

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Setup to Success: 3D Printing for Engineers

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Vecna Robotics Quick Start Program

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Leveraging Analytics to Improve the Manufacturing Process

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Understanding and Controlling the Additive Process Chain with Quality Data Reporting

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Understanding and Controlling the Additive Process Chain with Quality Data Reporting

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Legislation Aims to Address Fragility of Manufacturing

Legislation Aims to Address Fragility of Manufacturing


The CEOs of the 14 Manufacturing USA institutes worked with members of Congress who incorporated ideas from the CEOs and have introduced legislation to address the fragility of the U.S. manufacturing system. John Dyck, CEO of the Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute, describes proposals contained in the legislation.

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Intuitive Workfows Speed Product Deveopment

Intuitive Workflows Speed Product Development


Executives at Altair Engineering Inc. describe the latest trends in simulation software for manufacturing. Such software "is increasingly adapted to the needs of designers and manufacturing specialists rather than catered to simulation specialists," said Uwe Schramm, CTO. "Designers can quickly evaluate manufacturing feasibility of their design...

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New Capabilities, Fewer Limitations

New Capabilities, Fewer Limitations

Alpha Laser is a leading laser welding system provider, continually developing new applications through manual and automated laser systems. We are dedicated to advancing laser processing technology across all manufacturing sectors. Our presence is worldwide, with dealers strategically placed across the globe.

We offer in-person and virtual laser demonstrations, along with samples through our laser lab. To get involved with these programs, visit our website or call (814) 336-9000.

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Ceramic Grade for Abusive Cutting Conditions

Ceramic Grade for Abusive Cutting Conditions

Greenleaf’s GEM-8™ is an aluminum oxide and titanium carbide composite with excellent tool life and a high degree of predictability. GEM-8™ is recommended for use in hardened steel alloys, gray and ductile cast irons, and high-chrome alloys. High strength provides superior edge integrity, making this grade a great candidate for abusive cutting conditions. Heavy roll turning is a particularly good area of application as well as the finishing of hardened steels and gray and ductile irons.

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Pop Up Metrology Roadshow in USA and Canada

Pop Up Metrology Roadshow in USA and Canada

For a total of 7 weeks, Bruker Alicona will be on the road, visiting 20 cities in 14 states with a selection of their optical 3D form and roughness measuring systems. In personalized sessions, visitors can experience how to measure dimension, position, shape and roughness with only one optical sensor. The show starts on September 28th and will be organized under consideration of Covid regulations.

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