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IMTS 2018

IMTS 2018 takes place at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL September 10th - 15th. This ManufacturingTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

Talking IMTS with Zaber

Booth #236479 - Linear Motor Stages with Built-in Controllers and Linear Encoders. With the built-in controller, the X-LDQ-AE is a first of its kind - making set-up as easy as 1-2-3.

Talking IMTS with Rittal US

Booth #134424 - Rittal has the opportunity to demonstrate our full product line with the business unit extension Rittal Automation Systems together with sister companies EPLAN and CIDEON.

Hose Failure Can Halt the Manufacturing Process … Don’t Let It Happen

Preventative maintenance can have far-reaching effects, so take the necessary steps. Don’t let something as small as a hydraulic hose failure cost your factory a sizable sum.

Talking IMTS with Ian McGregor of Emulate3D

Emulate3D's focus at IMTS will be the demonstration of the new CAD is the Model technology for machine builders, but we will also be showcasing Emulate3D Controls Testing for larger systems

Talking IMTS with SLM Solutions

See SLM Solutions Metal Additive Manufacturing in the West Hall, Booth 43-2304

3D Systems and GF Machining Solutions Partnership to Redefine the Factory of the Future

New integrated additive and subtractive manufacturing solution will include automation and post-processing to provide more efficient, seamless workflows for advanced manufacturing

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KIST: 3D Soft Robots Animated Like Living Creatures

- A new 3D soft robot created by automatically cutting and folding plastic films - Moving smoothly according to the rhythm of operas songs and/or the dialogue of movie scenes - Expecting a new application of animatronic soft robots in the art and culture industry

SFA Explores MFG Day - Three journeys to close the MFG skills gap explored

We wanted to take a moment to highlight three people we have worked with in 2018 and talk about special ways they are helping the MFG skills gap.

Manufacturing and Automation - News Headlines

Air Gun with Scraping Ability Removes Stubborn Debris

EXAIR's new Soft Grip Super Air Scraper™ is a safety air gun designed to help remove the most stubborn debris found within industrial facilities. The patent pending design uses a scraping blade to aid the powerful compressed air flow removal of debris. This product is perfect for removal of caulk, sealant, adhesives, tape, paint, stickers, labels, grease, lubricant and difficult to sweep metal chips, flakes or discs.

Dust Collector Pulse Valve Manufactured by Maniks

Maniks is a leading manufacturer of pulse jet valves for application on dust collector systems, to purify the bag filters. Maniks aims to provide wide range of industries like steel, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, bakery, oil and gas, railways, power etc. Mostly in any industry bag filters are used to clean, gas or air flows, emission fumes. The Maniks pulse jet valves are known to give a very good performance in all sorts of industries and under all circumstances.

Sequential timer controls are important for effective filter bag cleaning

Sequential Timer control is important for effective cleaning of Dust Collection Systems/Filter Bags. This timer is also known as sequencer or sequential led controller that helps energize and de-energize the multiple outputs at a time. Customers can utilize the sequential timers, which plays an important role in proper De-dusting in dust collectors. Appropriate De-dusting is very important task in any dust collection systems that guarantees long life of filters and ultimately results in high production rate.

CAMplete Solutions to Preview TruePath 2019 at IMTS 2018

TruePath 2019 will introduce new features to enhance user confidence and help them save even more time and money. These include automated work piece datum probing, 3D rendering updates, simulation improvements, and enhanced program management.

KUBOTEK's KOSMOS™ FRAMEWORK NOW AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING

New framework designed to build precise 3D applications and integrate high-fidelity CAD data across CAD formats

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CGI Motion - Advanced Products for Robotics and Automation

CGI Motion - Advanced Products for Robotics and Automation

From Prototype to Production CGI Motion enables design excellence across a wide range of industrial applications. We thrive on customer driven innovation in precision gearbox, precision machined components and electro-mechanical assembly solutions ranging from aerospace systems to semiconductor applications. We are your design and manufacturing partner helping to differentiate your product, machine or innovation. Our team of problem solving engineers and product managers can bring your application to market on time and under budget. Whether it's an improvement on a current design or groundbreaking new designs, CGI has the know-how and team to enable design excellence. Connect with us today to explore what CGI Motion can do for you.

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Emulate3D Inc.

Emulate3D Inc.

Emulate3D develops virtual commissioning, throughput simulation, and industrial demonstration products