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SEP 2018

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MMS SEPTEMBER 2018 136 mmsonline.com IMTS 2018 Products On Display VMC's Dual Y-Axis Ballscrews Improve Surface Quality Module Replaces Floppy with USB, Ethernet to Legacy Machines Okuma Floppy Connect, a floppy drive replacement from Shop Floor Automations (SFA), replaces the floppy drive core in an Okuma machine. The floppy emulator can fit up to 100 disks on one USB flash drive, enabling users to store hundreds of files on a single USB stick. The company's LAN-USB Connect adds USB ports and Ethernet capabilities to legacy machines. Hardinge has added the Bridgeport V1320 vertical mill- ing center to its Bridgeport V-series line. The machine is equipped with dual Y-axis ballscrews to improve surface quality, reduce vibration, increase acceleration, improve roundness accuracy and increase tool life. It features a Mitsubishi M80 with a 15" screen. The control comes standard with two 32-GB SD card slots for memory expansion, USB running, a touch screen, high-accuracy modes and smooth surface software. The machine also features six linear-guide trucks on the X and Z axes as well as rear chip evacuation. It is designed for machining both simple workpieces and complex parts for industries such as automotive, aerospace and medical. | Hardinge | South, Level 3, Booth 338738 Users can drag and drop files to the CNC data server and use an Ethernet connection via the FTP protocol. Drip-feeding is accomplished with various protocols, including X-modem. If the internal network goes down, users can still operate with the USB port for sending, receiving or drip-feeding. Also exhibited, the company's DataXchange software offers a cost-effective method of monitoring machine activity. According to the company, any machine can be connected to the software using MTConnect, FANUC FOCAS and OPC UA. The software can be operated on premises or remotely. | Shop Floor Automations | East, Level 3, Booth 133240 Metalworking is much more than just producing parts. It's about understanding your processes and choosing the right coolant, cleaner, stamping fluid or rust preventive. It's about every element doing its job. You need a partner who can help keep things running and keep them running at their best. That's why you need Quaker. No challenge is too big for relentless innovation, hard work and a sincere desire to help you maximize your productivity and improve your bottom line. It's our obsession – and inside everything we do. Because at the heart of the metalworking industry, you'll find us. Visit us at booth 431949 INNOVATIVE METALWORKING FLUIDS FOR TODAY'S MACHINING CHALLENGES © 2018 Quaker Chemical Corporation. All rights reserved. Trust a partner who knows the metalworking industry from the inside. Contact our experts today. quakerchem.com/IMTS-2018 | info@quakerchem.com | 1.800.523.7010

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