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.
The FDA has just released draft guidelines for using 3D printing in the design, development, and manufacture of regulated medical products. Although the recommendations are non-binding, they do set some much-needed parameters.
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