Modern Machine Shop

MAR 2017

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54 MMS March 2017 SHOP TALK TITANS OF CNC OPENS PRISON MACHINE SHOP Titans of CNC: Academy has opened an advanced CNC machine shop inside San Quentin Prison in California for the training of inmates there. The effort has been led by Titan Gilroy, creator of the reality TV show "Titan," and the associated edu- cational platform, Titans of CNC: Academy. Modern Machine Shop Editor-in-Chief Peter Z e l i n s k i r e p o r t e d i n September 2016 that the show had received permission to rebuild the prison's old machine shop under the Titans o f C N C : A c a d e m y banner. In a November 2015 Facebook post, Mr. Gilroy wrote that he designed the curriculum for the prison machining program himself, and that he would personally help prepare inmates for future employment. O n the f ir st day of operation, the inmates m ad e th e ir f ir st so lid models by following one of the "Titan Tutorials," which consist of instruc- tional videos and other materials on the Titans o f C N C : A c a d e m y website. The site aims to provide a free CAD/ CAM and CNC manu- facturing educational program, with projects, video tutorials and T V episodes. Titans of CNC also plans to present l i ve, i n-p e r s o n wo r k- shops for educators and shop owners at its pro- duction facility in North- ern California. Titans of CNC, visit benefit stability and growth. "The agreement is a win for both companies," he says. "Best Car- bide Cutting Tools will continue to operate as it does today, but now with full support from the Ceratizit Group." Best Carbide Cutting Tools Inc., call 310-464-8050 or visit Ceratizit USA, call 800-783-2280 or visit J E R G E N S W O R K H O L D I N G S O L U T I O N S 15700 S. Waterloo Road | Cleveland, OH 44110-3898 1.877.426.2504 | | With New Fixture Pro ® Multi Axis Vise and PALLET The two quick change solutions connect with many industry standard workholding systems and vises, and make for an excellent combination together. OPEN UP YOUR FIVE AXIS MACHINING POSSIBILITIES Universal 96 MM Fixture-Pro Pallet » Quickly & accurately locates vises & fixturing » 130mm x 160mm x 30 mm with 96mm square locating pattern » Compatible with Lang MacroGrip ® Workholding and 5th A xis ® vises » Mounts to all 3, 4, and 5 A xis VMC's and HMC's, rotary tables and tombstones 125mm Self Centering Multi Axis Vise » The compact design is engineered as a perfect fit to the Fixture Pro ® System » 3,600 pounds of clamping force at 45 foot pounds of torque » Steel hardened jaws included with soft steel and aluminum replacement options » Compatible with the Lang Quick Point ® system and Jergens Fixture-Pro ® Drop & Lock ™ Pallets when pull studs are incorporated Find out more at Our 125 mm vise and 96 mm pallet is an industry-standard, versatile quick-change combination. Working ideally together on vertical, horizontal and multi-axis machining centers, grid plates, tombstones, pallets and rotary tables. M U L T I A X I S S Y S T E M S JERGENS WORKHOLDING SOLUTIONS

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