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The Demo Days Warm-up Cycle: Turning/Production Machining

Stephen LaMarca, Jules McGuire, Steve Lesnewich , Derek Korn

Wed, Mar 10 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Central

Welcome to Demo Days, where today we’ll focus the high-precision, high-volume world of Turning and Production machining. Warm-up Cycle co-hosts Jules McGuire, Assistant Director of Content at AMT, and Stephen LaMarca, Manufacturing Technology Analyst at AMT, will set the stage by talking with Derek Korn, new Editor-in-Chief at Production Machining after 16 years as Executive Editor of Modern Machine Shop. With a BS in mechanical engineering technology and nearly a quarter century of MT immersion, Derek will bring Swiss-style  precision to his description of highly efficient operations.

For our final turn of the page with the Demo Days Warm-up Cycle, we’ll gain sales and growth insights from Steve Lesnewich, Vice President of Member Services at AMT. His expansive resume, which now spans more than four decades, includes senior marketing and leadership roles at Marubeni Citizen-Cincom, SWM Systems, Daewoo Heavy Industries, Doosan Infracore and Samsung Machine Tools America.

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Wed, Mar 10 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Central

In an ever-changing manufacturing climate, staying on top of your competitive edge requires constant awareness of available technologies and creativity in your machining process. Join us as we uncover traditional ways of part processing and alternatives to grow your capabilities. Read More

Wed, Mar 10 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Central

Mazak Multi-Tasking set the standard for single-setup machining excellence, and now, it’s easier than ever to put this industry-leading technology in your shop with the QT-Ez Series. In addition to standard CNC turning centers, the new series also features models with “M,” “MY” and “MSY” packages for shops to integrate exactly the right level of Multi-Tasking for their needs, up to and including true DONE IN ONE® single-setup machining. This live demonstration shows off the series' diversity, starting with a look at the automation-ready design of the QT-Ez 8, which is seen in action paired with one of the company's latest robot solutions, the CC-10 Cobot Automation Cell. Meanwhile, on the QT-Ez 12MSY, SMOOTH Engraving makes an appearance via the all-new MAZATROL SmoothEz CNC, while horizontal and vertical-mounted live tooling handles milling, drilling and boring operations on and off centerline. Read More

Marubeni Citizen Cincom LFV Technology

Marubeni Citizen-Cincom, Inc.

Wed, Mar 10 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Central

Chip Management is Process Management. Do uncontrolled processes slow you down? Do you struggle with chips on your Swiss machines? LFV (Low-Frequency Vibration) -Citizen Technology for chips management. LFV is the perfect synchronization of the spindle with phasing to oscillate the axis to cut in perfectly repeating actions to break chips. You can program the amount to make the size chip you desire! To learn more about our LFV Technology please check out our video demo as well as our website Read More

TLC: Tom and Lonnie Chat - Rapidly Producing and Repairing Die

Thomas Kurfess, Benjamin Moses, Lonnie Love, Thomas Feldhausen

Wed, Mar 10 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central

Chat with the engineers who work hard to help you work smarter! World-renown researchers Thomas Kurfess, Ph.D. and Lonnie J. Love, Ph.D. join us from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Charged with ensuring our country’s manufacturing sector thrives, Kurfess and Love are blazing new trails by asking “what if” questions and whittling away the kinks in the last step of manufacturing technology products before market. This conversation is your chance to hear about the transformative technologies emerging within the industry; pose questions about how their research can help your business; and gain insight into their technology assessment strategies. These guys aren’t just INTELLIGENT…they’re practical, approachable, and witty.

March Focus:  ORNL scientists are using hybrid (integrated subtractive and additive) machines to automate the highly manual process of refurnishing worn and damaged dies. Get the details about how this process could dramatically reduce an OEM’s carbon footprint by retaining salvageable material and reducing energy consumption while producing refurbished dies that are better than the original.

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Wed, Mar 10 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM Central

Join Sunnen Product Manager Phil Hanna as he demonstrates Sunnen's New SHDD Series Deep Hole Drilling system, including the unique features that make it safe and easy to operate while providing extreme precision and repeatability, part after part. Phil will also discuss Sunnen's new line of tooling for use on Sunnen and other drilling machines, whether for drilling, counter boring/reaming, trepanning or forming. For almost 100 years Sunnen has been known as the go-to company for honing systems, and is now a total bore solutions provider including systems for honing, drilling, lapping and skiving & roller burnishing. This is a demo you won't want to miss! Read More



Wed, Mar 10 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM Central

Make sure to tune in for a 15 Minute Live Demonstration on the new TURNPWR from ACU-RITE. The demonstration will be coming to you live from our new demo center in Schaumburg, IL. Read More

Wed, Mar 10 11:45 AM - 12:00 PM Central

Make sure to tune in for a 15 Minute Live Demonstration on our latest manufacturing software technologies for multi-task machining. During the presentation, you will be able to chat with our experts that will help solve your challenges. Read More

Flexibility is not just a word


Wed, Mar 10 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM Central

Learn how to maximize workpiece flexibility and control with the new Centco4 (2+2) self-centering and compensating manual and hydraulic chucks for stationary and rotational applications. Centco4 makes it easy to clamp virtually any part geometry including round, cubic, angular, and irregular shapes to minimize chuck changeouts and reduce downtime. In addition, two independent self-centering jaw sets with single wedge actuation eliminates the need for a costly dual piston cylinder. Tune in as workholding expert Peter Helm presents our latest chuck technology and shows you how to increase productivity in your plant. Read More

Wed, Mar 10 12:15 PM - 12:30 PM Central

Learn how HAIMER, the European market leader in tool holding technology, has developed new systems of tool holding specific for live-driven tools, swiss machines, and multi-axis mill-turn machines that allow for consistent, reliable cutting tool holding in production environments. This includes shrink fit collets and Duo-Lock collets that can have an ER back-end in order to give the most consistent set-ups of tools. This allows for reliable production environments and quick tool changes which help keep the machine running with the temperature control of the work environment stable – hence less scrap when restarting the production. HAIMER will also introduce our new shrink fit machines that are tailored to shrinking ER shrink fit collets. The benefits of ER shrink fit collets include run out accuracy, gripping torque, and consistent Z-axis dimensions. Read More