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144 MMS September 2017 mmsonline.com WESTEC 2017 September 12 - 14 WHEN: September 12-14, 2017 WHERE: Los Angeles Convention Center (Los Angeles, California) BY: SME and AMT—The Association For Manufacturing Technology ONLINE AT: westeconline.com Westec 2017 Marketed as the West Coast's premier manufacturing event, Westec 2017's show floor will feature machining, metrology, design, waterjet, software, 3D printing and engineering technologies in such industries as aerospace, medical, industrial machinery and consumer goods. This year's show will also feature keynote presentations and panel discussions, interactive machining e-learning, conference sessions and more. The following is a preview of products to be displayed on the show floor. CAD/CAM SOFTWARE GETS IMPROVEMENTS FOR CLOSED- CAVITY MILLING DP TECHNOLOGY CORP. - ESPRIT, BOOTH 1207 DP Technology's Esprit 2017 software release feature s simplif ied user interaction, smar ter toolpath technology and faster programmability partly by upgrading the machine and toolpath performance of Esprit ProfitMilling inside closed cavities. In addition, ProfitMilling optimizes the initial channel width for faster achievement of pro gra mm e d fe e d rate s a nd fewe r mac hine decelerations. The 2017 release also features increased simulation speed, enhanced CAD-file support, advanced tool settings and new five- axis programming features. Compatible with a full range of machine tools, Esprit delivers full-spectrum programming for two- to five-axis milling, turning, wire EDM, multi- tasking, Swiss turning, and high-speed three- and five-axis machining. DP Technology Corp. - Esprit call 800-627- 8479-398-123 or visit dptechnology.com. GEOMETRICALLY ENHANCED END MILLS SUITABLE FOR RANGE OF APPLICATIONS MONSTER TOOL CO., BOOTH 1940 Monster Tool will showcase its LRNF and HPNF line of high-performance solid carbide end mills for aluminum and nonferrous applications. They are available in a range of sizes, including diam- eters of 0.125" to 1.00", stub to extra-long flute le ngths, re duce d ne cks for ex te nde d-re ach applications and available corner radii ranging from 0.010" to 0.250". Geometry enhancements and ZrN coating make the end mills suitable for ramping, plunging, slotting and trochoidal milling. Produ c ts in th e lin e c o m e sta nd a rd with H6 shank tolerances. They are ground on tungsten carbide blanks for reduced adhesive

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