Production Machining

JUL 2013

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NEWS from people looking for Neidlein parts and DP Technology Corporation as the new- LMC Workholding, "We felt the need to service, and we hope we can continue to est member of its Value Inspired Partners continue to focus on new and improv- support them with our new product line." (VIP) technology program. ing technology and continue a focus on :: LMC Workholding Stemming from Mazak's commitment engineering and service, enhanced from to provide more comprehensive solutions According to Jay Duerr, president of our 85,000-square-foot manufacturing fa- :: cility in the U.S. and with Tecnologie FRB's to manufacturers, the VIP program brings together producers of complementary Mazak Certifes DP Technology as Newest VIP Partner technologies to create more innovative seemed to be more compatible with those goals. However, we are still getting calls Mazak has announced the certifcation of laborating on R&D and integration eforts, advanced manufacturing facility in Italy. FRB products and turnkey processes. Colthe VIP program fosters a high level of cooperation and technological integration that moves well beyond individual pieces of equipment. The program also fuels development of comprehensive training solutions for manufacturers across all market segments. :: Mazak Corp. M O R E P R O D U C T I V I T Y FEWER BENJAMINS NEW Alpha 12' automatic magazine bar feeders from LNS enhance the performance of fxed or sliding headstock machines at surprisingly affordable prices. :: Workshops for Warriors Earns NIMS Accredidation In the 2 years since opening the doors to its metalworking training facility in Alpha 538 is designed for sliding headstock machines and bar stock diameters from .20" to 1.5" (5mm to 38mm). Alpha 552 is for fxed headstock machines and bar stock diameters from .20" to 1.85" and up to maximum 2.047" diameter with bar preparation (5mm to 52mm). Both models use round guiding elements and hydrodynamic or hydrostatic oil support with exceptionally smooth and reliable bar loading. Exclusive LNS QuickChange guiding elements and pusher enable partial changeovers in less than 3 minutes, and complete changeovers in 8 minutes or less. And there's much more: San Diego, Workshops for Warriors has served more than 200 of our country's veterans, making it a candidate for NIMS accreditation, which was ofcially awarded to the training center on April 17. The staf and faculty at Workshops for Warriors completed all requirements • High capacity 11.8" wide, self-contained magazine tray for accreditation in less than 9 months • Easy-to-use, centralized bar selection fngers adjustment —a feat that is not often achieved by • 2-position hydrostatic outboard stabilizer with Quick-Change bushing system education institutions or industry train- • Automatic torque and speed adjustment ing programs alike, according to NIMS. • Heavy-duty, self-centering remnant retraction system with torque power booster that ensures reliable, consistent bar extraction and insertion Requirements of accreditation include • 18.5" Z-axis retraction system for easy spindle liner changeovers and routine machine maintenance requirement, student credentialing re- For all the facts go to or call LNS today. LNS America, Inc. 513-528-5674 a self-evaluation, faculty credentialing quirement, and a 2-day on-site evaluation at the workshop's facility The evaluation team gave the program high ratings in the evaluation areas of program purpose; equipment, tooling and measuring devices; program features; program administration/management; program instructional staf/trainers; and advisory committee. FEED IT. 12 HOLD IT. PRODUCTION MACHINING :: JULY 2013 COOL IT. MOVE IT. CLEAN IT. :: NIMS

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