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Seminar Schedule

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Tuesday, September 24
9:00-10:00 am — Inspection Automation for Metrology 2020
Inspection Automation for Metrology 2020

Presented by PQI

  • New touch, laser, light and CT sensors for point generation
  • Software to turn millions of points into the needed results
  • Automatic program creation through advanced CAD Tools
  • Untended auto loaders for inspection systems
10:30-11:30 am — Applying High Efficiency Milling Techniques
Applying High Efficiency Milling Techniques

Presented by Harvey Performance Company

  • Overview of high efficiency milling
  • How to introduce high efficiency milling into a shop’s work-flow
  • Advanced tool holding techniques for more aggressive runs
  • How to select the right end mills
1:00-2:00 pm — Tips & Tricks for Cycle Time Reduction on your Citizen Machine
Tips & Tricks for Cycle Time Reduction on your Citizen

Presented by Marubeni Citizen

  • Programming techniques
  • Tooling options
  • Part processing ideas
2:30-3:30 pm — Robotic Automation: Automate or Evaporate
Robotic Automation: Automate or Evaporate

Presented by FANUC Robotics

  • Skills gap and how automation can fill the need
  • Methods of ROI
  • Machine tool market and methods of deploying robotic automation
Wednesday, September 25
9:00-10:00 am — Industry 4.0 – Additive Manufacturing
Industry 4.0 – Additive Manufacturing

Presented by AddUp, Desktop Metal & Stratasys

  • Metal Powder Bed Fusion with minimal post-processing
  • Office-friendly metal 3D printing for the engineer
  • FDM – a complementary manufacturing process
10:30-11:30 am — Predictive Technologies Using Industry 4.0
Predictive Technologies Using Industry 4.0

Presented by Makino

  • How is Industry 4.0 changing the manufacturing landscape
  • Reducing unplanned equipment downtime with predictive technology
  • Important considerations for selecting your predictive solution
1:00-2:00 pm — Performance Threading
Performance Threading

Presented by Guhring

  • Understanding “class of fit”
  • The method of form threading 
  • Job-shop vs production tapping
  • Understanding DIN vs ANSI
2:30-3:30 pm — FANUC and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
FANUC and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Presented by Joseph Gazzarato, FANUC Robotics

  • Introduction to IIoT terminology
  • Why IIoT is important to manufacturers
  • What FANUC is doing to help derive real value from IIoT
  • FANUC’s “Zero Down Time” (ZDT) and FANUC Intelligent Edge Link and Drive (FIELD) platform
Thursday, September 26
9:00-10:00 am — CAD/CAM Techniques for Multi-Task Machining
CAD/CAM Techniques for Multi-Task Machining

Presented by Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

  • Mill/Turn machine configurations
  • Advantages of multi-task machining
  • Programming challenges
  • Simulation and verification
  • Post processing
10:30-11:30 am — Industry 4.0 - Automation & Data Exchange
Industry 4.0 – Automation & Data Exchange

Presented by Haimer

  • i4.0 requires absolute consistency of toolholder assemblies
  • i4.0 Data Management – see the different ways to transfer tool holder assembly information around your tool crib and machine shop
  • See how Haimer is connecting your tool crib and machine shop for the future with Haimer’s Data Analyzer & Controller (i4.0 System)

1:00-2:00 pm — The Latest in Laser Marking Technology
The Latest in Laser Marking Technology

Presented by FOBA

  • Latest marking laser technology
  • No fixture required!
  • Automated marking
2:30-3:30 pm — Reducing Machining Variation Through the Productive Process Pyramid
Manufacturing with the Productive Process Pyramid

Presented by Renishaw

  • Applying preventative controls before any machining process starts
  • Using predictive controls just before the part is cut
  • Applying active controls during the cutting process
  • Interpreting after-the-cut informative controls
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