Modern Machine Shop

JAN 2018

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@modernmachineshop @ mmsonline @ mmsonline @ mmsonlinevideos Trending Follow Us MMS CONNECT MMS JANUARY 2018 12 When buying a five-axis machine, bigger isn't always better. Did you know that MMS turns 90 years old this year? Here's what the first issue looked like. MMS 90th Anniversary Automation News Aluminum Material Removal Rate New World Record? Five-Axis Machining Sweden's Modig Machine Tool says it has achieved the world's highest material removal rate in aero- space-grade aluminum at 1,001 cubic inches per minute. @FANUCAmerica makes its 500,000th robot. The company is also planning on almost doubling its production capacity in 2018 with a new facility. Often, we now walk into shops to find graphic displays of real-time machine performance data. The significance of this is underappreciated. Improved understanding will show the way for these processes to improve, and the advances will come rapidly. @Z_Axis_MMS @MMS_Derek

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