Modern Machine Shop

MAR 2017

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50 MMS March 2017 mmsonline.com SHOP TALK prompts to select more parts and finish building their tool, tracking size and other information throughout the process to ensure a match with re a l-l i fe s p e c i f i c ati o n s. Af te r a s s e m b l y, th e program will render the tool in either a 2D or 3D drawing for the customer to view on the computer screen. Projects can be saved for later adjust- ment or sent through a shopping cart option to Wohlhaupter engineers for price estimate. T h e i n t e n t o f t h e system is to avoid the scenario of sending a design to a supplier, then w a i t i n g a s l o n g a s a week to find out whether the tool can be created. R ath e r, th e u s e r c a n immediately check to see if their project needs adjustment in order to be manufactured. The program is free to use with an account at tool- architect.com . Allied Machine & Engineering, call 800-321-5537 or visit alliedmachine.com. WALTER, COMARA ANNOUNCE JOINT VENTURE Walter AG ( Tübingen, G e r m a ny) h a s j o i n e d with its partner Comara G m b H ( G e o r g e n , Germany)—a software c o m p a n y t h a t i s m a j o r i t y - o w n e d b y Walter AG as of October 2 0 1 6 — t o c r e a t e a n e w c o m p a ny u n d e r joint leadership. "This is a key step in our drive to provide our c u s t o m e r s i n N o r t h A m e r i c a a n d a ro u n d the wor ld with Smar t The online browser-based configurator sim- plifies product selection by enabling users to build custom, modular holemaking and finishing tools vir tually. The system presents the entire Wohlhaupter inventor y in a digital bank that includes every part the company manufactures in both inch and metric measurements. Various search filters help narrow the selection. Af ter choosing a par t, the user follows a series of Experience the BEST Customer Service in the industry & the BEST Product availability! ARE YOU NEW TO POWER WORKHOLDING? Call for our informative "HOLD IT." brochure. We would be glad to help! www.vektek.com

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