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Sumitomo exhibition successes

Major product launches at international machine tool venues JIMTOF2018 in Japan, AMB2018 Stuttgart and IMTS 2018 Chicago from Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal featured important developments in Cubic Boron Nitride (CBN) and Polycrystalline Boron Nitride (PCBN) for hard turning, plus new milling inserts and drill range extensions.

Basketball basket milled with 5-axis technology

OPEN MIND Technologies AG has announced that its hyperMILL® CAM software has been utilized to conduct the 5-axis programming of a replica basketball hoop.
As one of the leading developers of CAM software solutions, hyperMILL was used in conjunction with a GROB G350 5-axis machining center using conical ball barrel cutters from OSG to machine the basketball hoop. Starting with a block of aluminum with a weight of more than 80kg and using a 320mm (12.6”) cutting tool length, the finished basketball hoop was milled to a final weight  of 565grams, a 99.3% material reduction.

T cards launch free mobile app

Managing a workload is an essential requirement for any business or department and many companies will be familiar with the manual T Card Board developed by T CARDS DIRECT over 60 years ago.
The visual, tangible nature of the T Card display is ideal for managing workflows such as health & safety tasks. In fact, this low-cost, efficient system is often a vital cog in the running of a successful business or department.

Floyd Expands Technical Sales Team

Floyd Automatic Tooling has expanded its sales team with the recent appointment of Daniel Pepper.
Daniel has joined the Baldock based specialists to strengthen the sales and technical engineering expertise that Floyd provides its customer base.

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