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SEP 2017

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150 MMS September 2017 WESTEC 2017 September 12 - 14 operations are programmed and driven from the machine's FANUC 32i-B control. The company will also display the Tsugami BW129Z nine-axis, 12-mm split-slide Swiss-type lathe, among others. Tsugami/REM Sales LLC, call 860-687-3400 or visit PRECISION BORING HEAD ENABLES EASY AND ACCURATE ADJUSTMENT ALLIED MACHINE & ENGINEERING CORP., BOOTH 2534 Allied Machine & Engi- neering highlights the Wohlhaupter VarioBore precision boring head. It is designed for easy and accurate adjust- ment, which the com- pany says makes it a v e r s a t i l e a n d c o s t - effective option for high- p r e c i s i o n i n d u s t r i e s such as aerospace. Its 3 E Te c h r e m o v a b l e digital display enables users to read diameter adjustments while the tool is still engaged in the machine's spindle a n d c a n b e u s e d fo r m u l ti p l e Va r i o B o re s, which improve accuracy a nd s ave money, the company says. Users can also read adjust- ments on the Vernier dial screw without the u s e o f t h e d i s p l a y. T h e Va r i o B o re h a s a diameter range of 0.016" to 5.985" and adjust- ment accuracy that is s a i d t o b e h e l d t o 0.0001" (0.002 mm) on diameter. The VarioBore Check out our product video (707) 838-6272 EXCEL 501 Automated Machine 500x400x160mm $48,200 VERTEX 251 Automated Machine 250x160x160mm $35,275 SOL 161 Manual Machine 160x160x160mm $14,775 Prices include InSpec Metrology Software. Other models with sizes up to 2500x1600mm. AUTOMATE Measuring Parts? MICRO - VU'S FAMILY of MEASURING MACHINES is a FAST , ACCURATE , and EASY solution. lathe with two fully integrated SPI lasers: one for laser cutting and one for welding. The addition of a second laser head for welding provides enormous flexibility for end users, the company says. For example, users can reflow a swaged tube end, and they can weld two pieces together, then machine them. The laser cutting and welding heads can be mounted on either the X1, Y1 or B axes, and all

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