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mmsonline.com September 2017 MMS 157 WESTEC 2017 September 12 - 14 The coating process provides a uniform deposit and is available on three sizes of inch or metric pins. These precise locating pins have a chamfered tip for easy part loading and a shoulder to resist downward forces, making them more efficient than dowel pins. One round pin and one diamond pin are often used together to locate from two machined holes in a workpiece or to align two pieces of a fixture without binding. Carr Lane Mfg. Co., call 314-647-6200 or visit carrlane.com. CAD/CAM SOFTWARE UPDATE INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE TURNING STRATEGIES MASTERCAM - CNC SOFTWARE INC., BOOTH 1715 M a s t e r c a m 2 0 1 8 introduces new 2D/3D milling features, design improvements, turning and mill-turn enhance- ments, and more. Stock awareness has been added to select 2D to o l paths, w hic h enables tool motion on the top, bottom or both values of the stock. This provides safer and more optimized tool motion. The workflow for all 3D high-speed tool paths has been streamlined a n d g i ve s u s e r s f i n e c o n t r o l o v e r e x a c t l y w h e r e t o c u t . H i g h - speed hybrid tool paths n ow of fe r s m o oth i n g controls and deliver a f ine r f inis h, re quir ing less handwork. For work in stringy precise and fast in small dimensions Hall 4 ¦ A74 cool tools Mikron Corp. Monroe 06468 Monroe, CT www.mikrontool.com TOUGH MATERIALS – Stainless steel – Titanium – Superalloys – CrCo alloys HIGH PERFORMANCE – Fast machining – Increased tool life – High process reliability – High precision materials such as aluminum or plastic, Mastercam's new Chip Break control prevents problems by enabling users to set length and time conditions, and retract and dwell options. Mill-turn machine definitions now contain tailstock and quill com- ponents, tailored to user's machines. A new set of turning strategies automate tool- path generation and support for Sandvik Coro- mant's CoroTurn Prime inserts and PrimeTurning

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