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Seminar Schedule 2017

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Tuesday, September 26th
9:00-10:00 am — Titan Gilroy of TITANS of CNC
Titan Gilroy 

Sponsored by Productivity and Kennametal

Titan Gilroy will share his story of perseverance: from a life of homelessness, to time spent behind bars, to the hardships of building a CNC machine shop. 

These very experiences have qualified him to help take the entire industry to the next level. Today, Titan is not only an expert in CNC Machining but has become the leading advocate for the future of CNC Machining Education.

After the seminar, meet Titan at the Kennametal booth. 

10:30-11:30 am — Drilling
Drilling

Presented by Mitsubishi Materials

  • Economics
  • Micro drilling
  • Deep hole drilling
  • Double margin vs single margin
1:00-2:00 pm — Titan Gilroy of TITANS of CNC
Titan Gilroy 

Sponsored by Productivity and Kennametal

Titan Gilroy will share his story of perseverance: from a life of homelessness, to time spent behind bars, to the hardships of building a CNC machine shop. 

These very experiences have qualified him to help take the entire industry to the next level. Today, Titan is not only an expert in CNC Machining but has become the leading advocate for the future of CNC Machining Education.

After the seminar, meet Titan at the Kennametal booth. 

2:30-3:30 pm — Vision Guided Robotics: "What You See Is What You Get"
Vision Guided Robotics: “What You See Is What You Get”

Presented by FANUC America

  • 2D, 2 1/2 D and 3D examined with examples
  • Parts structured or scrambled – how to compensate
  • When is it time for 3D
  • What’s next in bin picking
Wednesday, September 27th
9:00-10:00 am — How to Find And Control Variation In Manufacturing Operations
How to Find And Control Variation In Manufacturing Operations

Presented by Renishaw, Inc.

  • Learn how to use the Productive Process Pyramid to identify and control variation
  • Learn how to increase throughput from your existing assets
  • Learn to increase automation and reduce human intervention
10:30-11:30 am — Turbo and Rotary Thread Whirling
Turbo and Rotary Thread Whirling

Presented by Horn USA

  • What is thread whirling and where can it be applied
  • Comparison of single point threading vs thread whirling
  • Setting the inclination angle of the whirl units and calculation of cutting parameters
  • New technologies in thread whirling to help improve processes and lower costs
1:00-2:00 pm — Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing
Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing

Presented by Stratasys & Desktop Metal

Stratasys Seminar

  • Fused deposition modeling
  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Conceptual models
  • Low volume production

Desktop Metal Seminar

  • Single pass jetting
  • Real metal parts at a fraction of laser machine cost
  • Stainless, mild and tool steels
  • Aluminum and super alloys
2:30-3:30 pm — Automation is the Answer: Numbers Don't Lie
Automation is the Answer: Numbers Don’t Lie

Presented by FANUC America

  • Robots for all sizes and applications
  • Why should companies automate machine tools and scenarios
  • Collaborative robots and how they fit into manufacturing
  • Ease of use and why it matters
  • Connectivity/analytics and Industry 4.0/IIOT
Thursday, September 28th
9:00-10:00 am — Advanced Cutting Fluids
Advanced Cutting Fluids

Presented by Hangsterfer’s

  • Trends in cutting fluids
  • Restrictions of chemicals
  • Tribology
  • Applications
10:30-11:30 am — Turn the Page
Citizen seminar

Presented by Marubeni Citizen Cincom

  • New models from Cincom and Miyano
  • What can machining with low frequency vibration do for you
  • Specialized tooling and accessories to increase the performance of your Cincom/Miyano machines
1:00-2:00 pm — Clean and Green Parts Washing Technology

Clean and Green Parts Washing Technology

Presented by Gosiger High Volume

  • Eliminate the use of water in your washing process
  • Eliminate your reoccurring cleaning chemistries cost
  • Eliminate the constant need to mix, monitor or change your wash chemistries
  • Eliminate disposal costs
  • Use one cleaning chemistry for all materials either machined in oil or water based coolants
2:30-3:30 pm — CT Scanning for Metrology
CT Scanning for Metrology

Presented by Productivity Quality, Inc.

  • Overview of “metrology-grade” Computed Tomography Systems (YXLON)
  • Processing CT data for dimensional inspection (and reverse engineering)
  • Understanding accuracies of CT scanning
  • How to determine if CT will work for your parts/requirements
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