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U.S. Cutting Tool Orders Rise on Monthly Basis in February

May 5, 2021
February 2021 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $149.5 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report collaboration, was up 3.3 percent from January's $144.8 million and down 17.1 percent when compared with the $180.3 million reported for February 2020.
By USCTI, AMT Press Release
Originally launched in 2020, the IRB 1300 is now available in IP67, Foundry Plus 2 and cleanroom ISO 4 versions.

ABB’s IRB 1300 robot enhanced for harsh and cleanroom applications

April 29, 2021
IRB 1300 features IP67, Foundry Plus 2 and cleanroom ISO 4 versions, enabling new applications in harsh and contamination-free production environments.
By ABB Inc. Press Release
Advanced uses a Fastems ROBO-One Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS). The new system’s largest benefits happen on the front end of the process through the MMS7 controller’s functionalities for scheduling, forecasting, data collection, and document control.

FMS for Low-Volume, High-Mix Shop Provides Stable, Predictable Process

April 29, 2021
Through its 40 years of success, though, the name “Advanced” really became a philosophy and objective, woven into every strand of the company’s DNA.
By Advanced
U-B1000

Deep Hole Drilling Demands Precise Coolant Control

April 26, 2021
Today’s deep hole drilling systems control coolant much the same as they would a machine’s spindle or axes. Careful management of coolant pressure, filtration, temperature and flow rate is key to optimizing deep hole drilling.
Anthony Fettig
By Anthony Fettig CEO, UNISIG
Glenn S. Daehn  Mars G. Fontana Professor  of Metallurgical Engineering, Department of Materials  Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University

Let’s boldly go where no robot has gone before

April 7, 2021
COVID-19 put a spotlight on the brittleness of the U.S. manufacturing supply chain. Responding to crises of many types requires, at least, the ability to rapidly repair or rebuild the machines that are the foundation of our economy.
Glenn S. Daehn  Mars G. Fontana Professor  of Metallurgical Engineering, Department of Materials  Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University
By Glenn S. Daehn Mars G. Fontana Professor of Metallurgical Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University
Intuitive touchscreens with drag-and-drop graphics help companies get robotic systems online faster than ever before.

Tenured robotics integrator turns on a dime to help manufacturers do the same

April 5, 2021
In October, in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, a smaller machine shop in Wisconsin needed a robot to deburr parts—and fast.
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