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    Graham Immerman
    Graham Immerman CNC Machines / June 14, 2017

    Old machines used in new ways

    Old machines can be automated, too! The company TigerStop thinks that CNC machines are incredibly valuable - and should be used for high-valued work so they automated a machine they already owned to handle other work. Introducing automation to older machines that weren’t previously automated means they can use their expensive machines to specialize. No matter what you are using on your floor, MachineMetrics can give you the visibility to make it efficient!

    Recommended ReadOld Machines Are Also Automation Candidates: 40-Year-Old Machine Adapted into Unattended SystemSource: http://www.mmsonline.com

    Ask a manufacturer to point out its automated production system, and you are likely to see the most modern and advanced system at work in the shop. Perhaps that automated system consists of a robot loading and unloading an advanced machining center or multitasking lathe. On the other hand, TigerStop, the supplier of material positioning equipment, makes a case for the automation of dated machinery as well—including pieces of equipment that otherwise might be forgotten. Read More

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