SW SOUTHWEST Vol. 48 M ANUFACTURING N EWS Serving Since 1965 Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana & New Mexico Feature Editorial Medical Manufacturing Carbide Endmills Designed for machining of mission critical metallics... See Page 14 No. 4 April 2013 Complete Online Digital Editions at www.mfgnewsweb.com NTMA North Texas Grant DMG / Mori Seiki USA to Host Largest Innovation Days “Manufacturing businesses across all industries are invited to Innovation Days 2013, held at the DMG / Mori Seiki USA headquarters outside of Chicago, May 7-10. This event is set to be our biggest U.S. open-house event yet,” said a DMG / Mori Seiki spokes-person. The show will feature more ma-chines, more seminars and an extra day to fit it all in. Machining demonstra-tions and one-on-one application con-sultation will focus on advances in machine-tool technology, software, Continued on Page 12 Rotary Axis Metalforming/ Fabricating/Waterjet Facilitates complex design capabilities for waterjet cutting... See Page 26 Front row (l-r): Roger Atkins, NTMA; Karla Chandler, NTMA; Brian Flemming, Richland College; Derrick Crowder, Richland College. Back row (l-r): Gail Houser, NTMA; Lisa Ellard, NTMA; Todd Ellard, NTMA; and Kory Goldammer, Richland College. QVI Announces 2013 Tech Tour The National Tooling and Machin-ing Foundation (NTMF) has awarded Richland College a grant in the amount of $15,000. The grant was submitted by the North Texas Chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) and was written in support of the Richland College STEM Rocket Camps to be held June 2013. Continued on Page 6 CAMPAT Machine Tool Introduces the 5-Axis Leadwell V-60iT Vertical Machining Center during 25th Year Celebration CAMPAT Machine Tools Inc., celebrates its 25th An-niversary in 2013 by host-ing an Open House April 18-19th in its new facility and will use the occasion to showcase the new Lead-well V-60iT 5-axis Vertical Machining Center under power for inspection by visitors. The V-60iT is a new 5-axis model featuring a 24.8 inch (630 mm) inte-grated tilting rotary table and a 12,000 RPMceramic/ steel hybrid bearing spin-CAMPAT Machine Tool, Inc. introduces the Leadwell V-60iT 5-Axis CNC Vertical Machining Center, a machine dle. Power is generated tool specifically designed for the American marketplace. Continued on Page 8 Quality Vision International (QVI) has announced plans for its 2013 West-ern Region Technical Tour. The Tech Tour is a series of user group seminars and micro-shows held in conjunction with QVI channel partners where visi-tors can see and interact with the latest measurement and quality control tech-nology. The Tech Tour will make five stops in the spring and summer at lo-cations across the Western U.S. QVI Tech Tours will showcase the latest QVI-developed technologies for inspection and measurement from Op-tical Gaging Products, RAM Optical Continued on Page 10 Applying Technology Flexible Throughput Waltz Bros. triples productivity with new honing process and decreased operator intervention by 80%... See Page 56 Drilling/Tapping/ Threading High Speed Tool changer with a time of 1.1 seconds on MILLTAP 700... See Page 66 December U.S. manufacturing tech-nology orders totaled $499.43 million according to AMT -The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 17.8% from November but down 9.4% when compared with the total of $550.99 mil-lion reported for December 2011. With a year-end total of $5,705.58 million, 2012 was up 2.6% compared with 2011. Continued on Page 76 U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Have Best Year Since 1996 Lens Savers Replacement Parts & Accessories To make name, address subscription changes contact: • Phone: 800-375-8488 • Fax: 817-488-7813 • E-mail: email@example.com • www.mfgnewsweb.com Subscription Changes: For fiber lasers more than triple the life of the lens... See Page 86 Advertiser Index Page 103 CHANGE SERVICE REQUESTED Gross Publications, Inc. SOUTHWEST MANUFACTURING NEWS P.O. Box 847 Grapevine, Texas 76099-0847 U.S.A. PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE DALLAS, TX PERMIT 4245 PAID
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