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Product News: Ancillary Equipment

Genevieve Swiss Industries Inc., Westfield, Mass., recently introduced its "Swiss Silver" cutting oils designed for greater lubricity, faster heat dissipation, improved part finish and longer tool life for Swiss-type machining, according to a company news release.

Welding-equipment manufacturer Miyachi Unitek Corp.has introduced a versatile series of tabletop hot-bar reflow soldering systems for reflow soldering, heat-seal and/or ACF bonding, hot-bar bonding and heat-staking applications.

The Lee Companyis a leading supplier of miniature, high-precision fluid-control products to a wide range of industries, including aerospace, Formula 1 Racing, oil exploration, automotive, off-highway equipment and medical/scientific instruments.

Mikron Corp. Monroe

Kamlakar Rajurkar, a professor in the Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska, agreed that sinker EDMing is the preferred method for creating micromolds. “Sinker EDMing, because of its ability to generate sharp corners and machine hard materials, is a predominant micromold machining technology. It is widely used either as a stand-alone technology or in combination with other technologies.” 


Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology

The O-Inspect multi-sensor measuring machine from Carl Zeiss (Oberkochen, Germany) is said to allow fast, accurate inspection of complex parts ranging from electronic and plastic components to parts for medical, automotive and precision engineering applications.

Riten Industries Inc.

Riten Extra-Light live centers are designed to turn or grind parts weighing as little as 2 oz.

Saturn Industries


Small letter and number EDM electrodes in graphite, copper graphite and tellurium copper.

Meggitt Sensing Systems

Meggitt Sensing Systems recently unveiled its Endevco® model 25A as the world’s smallest ISOTRON® (IEPE-type) piezoelectric accelerometer. Designed to support high-reliability vibration measurement requirements on very small structures and objects, the accelerometer weighs 0.2 g.


The GL.3/5 is a 5-axis production machine designed for laser micromachining applications

Aerotech Inc.

thumb Aerotech MotionPACAerotech Inc.’s A3200 MotionPAC, a software-based programmable logic controller (PLC) integrated with the company’s A3200 motion controller, reportedly decreases development time by as much as 50 percent.