Sandvik Coromant will showcase a new small-part machining system at the upcoming Precision Machining Technology Show, to be held May 3-5 at the Columbus, OH, convention center. Sandvik's CoroTurn XS consists of cutting inserts, the smallest of which can handle bores as small as 1 mm, and matching boring bars. These tooling systems target a variety of precision automotive, watch, connector, and medical components that need internal turning, grooving, and threading. For more information, visit www.coromant.sandvik.com/us.
Imagine being able to illegally download a physical product the same way you can with music and video. The advent of desktop, home, and prosumer 3D printers is having huge repercussions in the intellectual property domain.
Ford will be the first automaker to commercially use Alcoa's tough & fast Micromill aluminum alloy process and materials, debuting on several 2016 F-150 truck components. Alcoa will also license its Micromill process and materials technology to Danieli Group.
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