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Seminar Schedule

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Tuesday, September 22nd
9:00-10:00 am — Understanding Toolholder Dynamics and the Spindle Interface
Understanding Toolholder Dynamics and the Spindle Interface

Presented by: Big Kaiser

  • How toolholders have a MAJOR impact on your bottom line
  • Deconstructing industry misconceptions about toolholder styles and types
  • Spindle interface types and which styles best suit your work
  • Understanding TIR, balance, gripping force and set-up
10:30-11:30 am — Closing the QA Gap in Set Up Reduction Time
Closing the QA Gap in Set Up Reduction Time

Presented by: Productivity Quality

  • Fast 3D scans of part geometry
  • Contact vs. Laser vs. Structured light scanners
  • Turning millions of points into useful answers
  • The special challenge of scanning for GD&T results
1:00-2:00 pm — Medical Laser Marking
Medical Laser Marking

Presented by: FOBA

  • UDI and FDA regulations & compliance
  • Correct marking and benefits of UDI
  • Compliant vs non-compliant UDI codes
  • Learn about different laser sources
  • How to mark your UDI code with FOBA
2:30-3:30 pm — Zero Downtime Initiative (ZDT) for Robotic Systems
Zero Downtime Initiative (ZDT) for Robotic Systems

Presented by: Productivity Automation & Robotics

  • Eliminate or reduce your production down time
  • Provides you with early warning of abnormal robot system usage within your plant
  • FANUC can view Cloud data – reducing time to solve your system problem
  • Productivity can remotely support your systems – lowering your cost of service calls
  • Based on secure, reliable, and powerful Cisco Cloud Services
Wednesday, September 23rd
9:00-10:00 am — End Milling for Greater Productivity
End Milling for Greater Productivity

Presented by: Guhring

  • End mill geometry
  • High speed milling
  • Tool holders for milling
  • Optimizing feeds & speeds
10:30-11:30 am — The Productive Process of Pyramid: A New Approach to Process Control
The Productive Process of Pyramid: A New Approach to Process Control

Presented by: Renishaw

  • Applying new controls to reduce manufacturing process control
  • Foundation controls used before the job hit the machine
  • Process setting controls used in job set up
  • Active controls used during the cutting process
  • Post process controls to monitor and correct process variation
1:00-2:00 pm — Makino Milling: "Making What Matters"
Makino Milling: “Making What Matters”

Presented by: Makino

  • Machine design characteristics
  • Advantages of VMC and HMC
  • Tooling choices for HSM
  • Palletizing and automation
  • Control software
2:30-3:30 pm — Managing Tooling Everywhere
Managing Tooling Everywhere

Presented by: Applied CIM Technologies

  • Technologies for effectively managing tooling and supplies outside a tool crib
  • Practical examples and benefits of work cell storage
  • Open stock access versus secure storage
  • Secure storage selection criteria guidance
  • Central coordination and management overview
Thursday, September 24th
9:00-10:00 am — High Speed Tapping and Threadmilling
High Speed Tapping and Threadmilling

Presented by: Komet

  • Achieving higher speeds – what is possible
  • Requirements for success
  • How to implement the tools correctly
10:30-11:30 am — Citizen Cincom/Miyano: The Evolution Continues
Citizen Cincom/Miyano: The Evolution Continues

Presented by: Marubeni Citizen Cincom

  • Review of new models from Cincom & Miyano
  • Combined machining and laser cutting
  • Are you getting the most from your Citizen Cincom machines?
1:00-2:00 pm — Automate Your Machining Work Flow to Increase Productivity
Automate Your Machining Work Flow to Increase Productivity

Presented by: Applied CIM Technologies

  • Technology to manage estimating, process planning, CNC programming and work flow documentation
  • Increase job cost and completion predictability
  • Demonstrated examples of practical automation of repetitive tasks
2:30-3:30 pm — Collaborative Robotic System - Is It for you?
Collaborative Robotic System – Is it for you?

Presented by: Productivity Automation & Robotics

  • Learn how the use of collaborative robotics affects your operations
  • Risk assessment evaluation and impact on operations and safety
  • Robotic system production rate, uptime and changeover
  • What makes a robotic system portable
  • Comparison between FANUC and UR robots
  • Side-by-side analysis of two systems
  • Discussion of “fenceless” systems
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