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SEP 2017

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mmsonline.com September 2017 MMS 177 WESTEC 2017 September 12 - 14 technology is said to offer better toughness than high speed steel (HSS) and cobalt, while main- taining similar wear resistance to solid carbide. I m p r o v e d e d g e s t r e n g t h , s h a r p n e s s a n d durability make Only One well-suited for high- temperature nickel-based alloys like Inconel. To accommodate difficult and unstable machining conditions without the cost of solid carbide, Only O ne tools are of fe red in roughing, f inishing, variable-helix, center-cutting, ballnose, long and short geometries. Y G-1 Tool Co., call 800-765-8665 or visit yg1usa.com. ERP ENHANCEMENTS STREAMLINE OPERATIONS HENNING INDUSTRIAL SOFTWARE INC., BOOTH 1350 Henning Sof tware will present additions to its Visual EstiTrack ERP shop management system, which include a touch scheduling board and an add-on phone and tablet app called iVET. The touch scheduling board software system is designed to replace magnetic scheduling boards by enabling users to drag and drop scheduled shop order operations within and between work centers on a touchscreen. It is designed to be deployed on large touchscreen monitors on the shop floor and is fully integrated into the ERP system so shopfloor personnel can easily priori- tize operations, view and set statuses, and move operations from one work center to another. The newest release of the company's iVET app provides end users and shop personnel with access to the Visual EstiTrack database from phones and tablets. The employee portal provides shopfloor personnel with the ability to clock in and out of shop order operations, view inventory levels, transfer inventor y, capture pictures to

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