Tag Archive | "CNC Programming"

Programming Haas Automation CNC machines is easy with the help of the Haas Intuitive Programming System (IPS) and the Haas Answer Man. The Answer Man covers CNC Programming basics in F.A.A.Q posts. The IPS is a proprietary conversational CNC Programming software system that makes set up and operation easy – even without knowledge of G-code.

How to Save an MDI Program

Monday, October 22, 2012

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My coworkers and I always write MDI programs. Our problem is that we keep overwriting each other’s information in MDI when we want to make a new program. Is there a way to save an MDI program?

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An Introduction to G-code

Thursday, February 2, 2012

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To many of us, “G-code” is a minor mystery. We know that without it, a CNC machine does nothing but occupy space. But running the proper G-code program will produce highly precise parts of amazing complexity – with astonishing speed and low cost.

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Blue-Skies Ahead

Friday, January 13, 2012

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While many subcontract engineering companies around the world are enjoying a share of the revenue created by a buoyant and burgeoning aerospace industry, manufacturers in South Africa have only recently become acquainted with these opportunities. One such company is Aerosud, a privately owned aeronautical engineering specialist that was formed in 1990.

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Kocurek Digs American Technology

Thursday, December 29, 2011

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When Rita Kocurek and her son David founded a business in 1979 on a former farmyard near Ipswich, even they couldn’t foresee the success that Kocurek Excavators would enjoy over the next 25 years. “Maybe to say we are worldwide leaders is too big a statement,” says a modest David Kocurek, “but we are pretty dominant in the market, supplying to major OEMs such as Hitachi, Caterpillar and Volvo, as well as end users.”

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Diesel Machinery Works

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

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A dusty country road leads to the company’s main gate, but visitors to Diesel Machinery Works (DMW) shouldn’t be fooled by first impressions. Inside the company’s whitewashed factory, high-tech manufacturing operations are running around the clock, producing components for automotive, compressor, valve, pump and agricultural customers. Much of the company’s production is exported, a fact that owner and founder Mr. Shanmugam is particularly proud of.

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New Hydraulic Device “Automates” Machining for Haas Automation

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

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Haas Automation Inc. is the largest manufacturer of CNC machine tools in the Western Hemisphere, so its own choice of machining technology is a reliable indicator of productivity and process quality. Recently, Haas phased-in an automated machining cell using a new model Kurt Manufacturing Co. workholding set-up that brings the capability to increase output by […]

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Haas Five-Axis CNC Machine – Cutting It Close

Friday, November 5, 2010

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Educating the Next Generation of Machinists Everywhere you look in the aftermarket and racing industry, you’ll find a SAM graduate. Racing powerhouses like Hendrick Motorsports and John Force Racing rely on them every day. As the premiere vocational school in the performance automotive industry, the School of Automotive Machinists’ (SAM) curriculum has proven quite successful for […]

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Haas Machining Centers: Using the Programmable Coolant Nozzle

Thursday, October 14, 2010

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Haas vertical and horizontal CNC machining centers (VMCs and HMCs) are available with a Programmable Coolant Nozzle (P-Cool) that automatically directs coolant precisely at the cutting area for each tool, eliminating the need for constant adjustments by the operator.

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