Modern Machine Shop

DEC 2017

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50 MMS December 2017 SHOP TALK Conference, where he was asked to speak on behalf of Hurco about five-a xis CNC machine and control technologies. Hurco Companies Inc., call 800-634-2416 or visit HEX AGON AB ACQUIRES DATA MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE FIRM Hexagon AB has acquired assets from Kronion G m b H , w h i c h i t h a s transferred to Hexagon Manufacturing Intelli- gence. Founded in 2009, Kronion developed the eMMa software suite for dimensional data man- agement, quality plan- ning and analy tics for the automotive, ship- building and other dis- c r e te m a n u f a c t u r i n g industries. The company cur re ntl y e mploys 15 people in Landau, Ger- many, who will continue to work from the Landau site as part of the Hexa- g o n - o w n e d Q - D A S team. The functionality of eMMA will enhance the recently launched H x G N S m a r t Q u a l i t y online quality data and measurement resource management software platform. Kronion's software is an enterprise IT solution that enables OEMs and their suppliers to plan, c o l l e c t a n d a n a l y z e dimensional information f r o m v a r i o u s s t a g e s of the product lifecycle. It offers native 3D func- tionality and integration to product data manage- m e n t a n d p r o d u c t lifecycle management they don't waste time flipping parts. Making the transition to five-sided machining on a five-axis CNC also helps job shops respond effectively to pressure from customers because they can switch from one job to another quickly and efficiently. Basically, you can do more with less if you select the right five-axis CNC machine." T he idea for the book came about as Mr. C o p e w a s p r e p a r i n g f o r t h e To p S h o p s KYOCERA Precision Tools, Inc. 800.823.7284 | with Kyocera's new HYDROS coolant-fed drill and ORION high- performance pilot drill. The optimized cutting edges of both the HYDROS and ORION feature excellent drilling accuracy during the initial cut by consistently controlling the cutting force across the face of both cutting edges. NOT SO DIFFICULT HYDROS ORION Coolant Fed Deep Drills Smooth Hole, No Pecking Needed! Excellent Hole Accuracy with a Low Cutting Force Design High Performance Drills Makes a Great Pilot Drill for the HYDROS! 5xD ORION sizes available and diameters from 1.5mm More at More at Double Margins Optimized for smooth cutting performance with excellent chip evacuation Cutting Edge Wiping Edge HYDROS Deep Drill NEW

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