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Competitive advantage with hyperMILL for 5th Axis Inc

11 years ago in San Diego, California two experienced and motivated entrepreneurs, Steve Grangetto and Chris Taylor co-founded 5th Axis, Inc. As the company's name implies, they recognized that 5-axis machining would give their new company a competitive advantage and entry into demanding niche markets like Aerospace, Medical, and other challenging high-tech industries.

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Open Mind hyperMILL 2016.1

Open Mind Technologies AG is unveiled hyperMILL Version 2016.1 at EMO in Milan, Italy. The new hyperMILL MAXX Machining performance package is one of the highlights of the event. Innovative CAM strategies greatly improve roughing, finishing and drilling performance.

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Open Mind hyperMILL 2015.1

This version of Open Mind’s CAM/CAD suite hyperMILL includes a host of optimisations, machining strategies and intuitive features that can further exploit the possibilities of modern CNC machines whilst enhancing ease of use.

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New 6kW machines for Mazak's Optiplex Nexus Fiber and Optiplex Fiber II

The Mazak Optiplex Nexus Fiber combines cutting-edge laser technology with an economical investment. The Mazak Optiplex Nexus Fiber is a 2D flying optics laser-cutting system that utilizes rugged construction and an innovative design to deliver high performance for fabrication job shops and production environments. The Mazak Optiplex Nexus Fiber offers a large side access door and flexible design that includes an automated 2 pallet design.

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John Hart earns Fanuc Global Partner of the Year 2015 – Sales Award

Together with over 300 hundred of the world’s leading Automation companies, John Hart recently attended the Fanuc Global System Integrator Conference in Tokyo, Japan. The gathering started at the International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo and concluded with factory tours and high level meetings in Fanuc’s extensive headquarters located at the base of Mount Fuji.

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Fanuc Controller R-30iB

The Fanuc R-30iB controller is compact and equipped with the iPendant Touch – for increased user-friendliness, minimum energy consumption and maximum productivity.

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Fanuc Multi-View Integrated Vision

Extremely flexible handling systems can be realised by combining articulated robots with camera systems. Reliability of this intelligent vision system can be significantly increased by combining the robot controller and vision system into one harmonious platform, where the reliability of the vision system is as reliable as the robot controller itself with tens of thousands of hours between failures (MTBF).

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Fanuc M-1iA high speed robot

The Fanuc M-1iA is a lightweight and compact six axis, parallel-link robot designed for small part handling, high-speed picking and assembly in a wide range of industries such as food, medical, pharmaceutical and plastic moulding.

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Discover Fanuc iRVision

Fanuc is the forerunner in the search for true autonomous intelligent robot systems with the focus on integrated force and vision sensors complimenting their complete range of reliable, cost-effective robotic platforms.

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Full 5-axis or 3 + 2 Machining: Which is Right for You?

If you currently use conventional 3-axis machining, your logical part processing progression is the step up to full 5-axis or 3 + 2 machining capabilities. While both offer advantages, understanding the fundamental differences between the two is key to determining which process will best meet your specific needs.

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