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mmsonline.com September 2017 MMS 175 WESTEC 2017 September 12 - 14 aerospace companies the material, process and standards needed to develop additively manu- factured parts for aircraft installation. The AICS product consists of material and process specifications, certified Ultem 9085 resin material, Aircraft Interiors Configuration Fortus 900mc (or upgrade), B-Basis design allowables dataset and process guidance on system quali- fication for equivalency tests. Stratasys Inc., call 888-480-3548 or visit stratasys.com. TOOL GRINDING MACHINE'S ENHANCED TRAVEL DISTANCES MACHINES CARBIDE TOOLS VOLLMER OF AMERICA CORP., BOOTH 641 Vollmer will feature its VGrind 360 tool grinding machine, featuring enhanced travel distances for machining carbide tools with diameters ranging to 100 mm. The machine's two vertical spindles enable multi-level machining so tool manufactur- ers can produce milling cutters, drills and other tools with blanks made from solid carbide or HSS. Automated solutions, such as an eight-wheel pack changer, wheel compensation and free-arm robot, enable machining to continue unsupervised around the clock, the company says. With five CNC a xes, the VGrind 360 is said to achieve perfect interpolation with short travel distances for the linear axes and swivel ranges. The HPR 250 free-arm robot can be used to automatically manufacture rotar y tooling with various shaf t diameters, which the company says results in greater capacity and flexibility. The machine is controlled with NumrotoPlus sof tware, which ELIMINATE PREP-TIME AND GET TO FINAL PRODUCTION QUICKER. WITH DIX METALS MACHINE-READY BLANKS, YOU'RE READY TO GO Precision Ground, Machine-Ready Blanks in Stainless Steel - Aluminum - Other Alloys Delivered Flat - Square - Parallel To save time and money contact us today 866-201-0774 | DIXMETALS.COM ISO9001: 2015 AS9100 Rev. D G E T Y O U R S H O P R E A D Y T O G O Visit us at BOOTH 2723 WESTEC WIN A CARRERA DIGITAL CALIPER FROM DIX METALS ENTER AT: DIXMETALS.COM/WESTEC2017 *must be present at WESTEC to win ยจ

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