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Better Chips: Machine Tool Automation (Hint: It’s not Robots)

Chris Mahar
By Chris Mahar Associate Editor, SME Media

If you cut metal and make chips, machine tools are the lifeblood of your operation. Ryan Hegman, National Sales Manager, Caron Engineering Inc, talks with Chris Mahar, Associate Editor of Manufacturing Magazine, about how software and sensors can improve CNC machine tool life and performance. From better predicting and managing tool life and replacement intervals to maximizing precision through auto-compensation of tool wear, automating CNC machining is about more than robotics. Hegman shares how software and sensor automation can elevate your machining operations to the next level.

 

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