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Post-Processing Accuracy for Swiss G-Code

May 17, 2021
Too much inaccuracy in G-code post processing for Swiss-style machines is hurting manufacturers.
Chris Leclerc
By Chris Leclerc Swiss Product Specialist, CNC Software
The six-axis workhead of the Rollomatic GrindSmart 830XW. The machine uses both hydrostatic guideways and linear motors.

Digital Advances Boost Tool Grinding Technology

May 17, 2021
Sure, grinding equipment itself is getting better— but so is all the technology surrounding it.
By Michael C. Anderson Contributing Writer
The new DANOBAT CG grinding an electric motor shaft. With wheel speeds of 80 m/s (16,000 sfpm) the machine boosts productivity up to 20 percent.

Taking on the Tough Stuff

May 14, 2021
Better wheels and more capable machines add to grinding’s edge on tough materials
Ed Sinkora
By Ed Sinkora Contributing Editor, SME Media
A Hurco turning center.

Assisting Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturers with Industry 4.0/Smart Manufacturing Technology Adoption

May 14, 2021
Assisting Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturers with Industry 4.0/Smart Manufacturing Technology Adoption
Gregory Harris
By Gregory A. Harris, PhD, PE Auburn University, SME Member Since 2017
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