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“Doctor…we need a highly-productive manufacturing solution…STAT! This is the situation we see today in the medical device industry. With the advent of the Affordable Healthcare Act, as of January 1, 2013 a new federal excise tax has been placed on all manufacturers of medical devices that include implants. This 2.3% tax has the medical device manufacturing industry examining their financial bottom lines. We have a prescription to help cure what ails your productivity and bottom line.more
It’s no secret that skilled labor is challenging to find these days. By using a CAM system, shops can make other, proven parts on a CNC machine using a less experienced machinist/operator, while the more highly skilled machinist is programming the next job at a computer. Learn about five notable advantages of using CAM systems, which increase total output and decrease machine crashes, resulting in greater probability of producing quality parts.
A leading provider in high pressure and high volume coolant systems, ChipBLASTER recently announced their newest self-cleaning conveyor. BLASTVeyor is specifically designed to contain all chips within the conveyor, increasing filtration level and reducing downtime. The BLASTVeyor eliminates buildup of scrap that can cause conveyor flooding, starved coolant pumps, and undesirable CNC machine conditions.
Have you ever noticed how the heat of summer can wreak havoc on your CNC machine? If your working conditions don’t involve the luxury of air conditioning, Okuma provides some handy tips to protect your CNC machine from summer heat and what to do if you find yourself with a down machine.