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SEP 2018

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MMS SEPTEMBER 2018 164 IMTS 2018 Products On Display Robotic Cells Enable Automated Tending of Parts ABB Robotics' FlexLoader FP 300 and SC 3000 machine tool tending cells each feature a six-axis robot customized to the reach and payload requirements of specific appli- cations. The company's Integrated Vision module enables automated tending of parts that range in size from small to very large, which increases machine tool use while reducing operating costs. The cells are suitable for both low- and high-volume production and for tending vertical lathes, horizontal and vertical machining centers, five-axis machines, and grinders. | ABB Inc. | North, Level 1, Booth 215323, 236520 Cutting Tool Series Increases Tool Life KEO Cutting Tools, part of the Arch Global Precision family of companies, is displaying the Patriot tool series, which offers versatile tools in a range of options from solid carbide mills to indexable drills. The tool series is designed to deliver higher-performance results that increase productivity and provide longer-lasting tool life (up to 20 percent for some applications, the com- pany says). | Arch Global Precision West, Level 3 & Annex, Booth 431654

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