Methods Machine Tools Inc.

65 Union Ave.
Sudbury, MA 01776 US

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As Seen In Automotive Design & Production

A 3D-printed steering stub  axle reduces weight 35 percent  and increases rigidity 20 percent. (Photo courtesy EOS.)

Additive for Automotive
When will additive manufacturing be ready for high-volume production?

 This is a second-generation CTX gamma 3000 TC turn-mill center from DMG MORI.

Taking Stock of Turning
New developments can make big differences in production.

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Objects of Interest- April 09
Modular Conveyors for Harsh Production EnvironmentsThe TS 5 transfer system from Bosch Rexroth's Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies Group features a robust design, suitable for harsh production environments and heavy transport of loads up to 300 kg (660 lb.). The TS 5 system can be configured to transport goods either on a workpiece pallet or directly on a continuous roller conveyor, and is available in three widths.Self-unloading ContainersSelf-unloading containers from Absolute Engineering (www.absoluteengineering.com) are claimed to help eliminate bending to reach parts or place parts on the bottom of containers in a manual load or unload scenario.