CMSNA at JEC Americas Composites Show & Conferences

JEC Americas Conference

CMS North America (CMSNA) will be participating in and exhibiting at the upcoming JEC Americas Composites Show & Conferences 2014, taking place in Atlanta, Georgia. CMSNA will be joining over 300 other global companies from the composites industries in this year’s conference.

The JEC Americas convention will cover a broad range of topics about composites and advanced materials, from raw materials and processing to mass production and the manufacture of composite/advance material products. Attendees will learn about the latest news, developments, and innovations in the composites market. CMSNA will be on hand to exhibit of our state-of-the-art CNC systems.

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Video: CMSNA’s Plastics Machining Division

cnc machining plastic

CMS North America’s Plastics Division provides 5 axis CNC machining center solutions for a broad range of plastic machining requirements—from flat to thermoformed, plastics to composites. Associated machining operations include milling, trimming, drilling, sawing, waterjet, and even waterjet combinations. Our CNC centers are the fastest, most efficient, and most versatile plastic cutting machines on the market.

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Video: Precision CNC Machining of Engineered Plastics

Cutting fiat panel with cnc machine

With a high strength-to-weight ratio and excellent durability, engineered plastics have become extremely popular as construction materials for automotive components and all industrial applications. CNC systems from CMS North America (CMSNA) deliver high speed, high precision milling and machining capabilities, and provide flexibility, versatility, and innovative technology that make them ideal for precision plastic machining.

In the video below, a one of CMSNA’s 5 axis CNC machining centers adds the finishing touches to a molded plastic instrument panel for a Fiat.

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5 Considerations to Help Avoid a Waterjet Machining Center Installation “Nightmare”

Waterjet Machining Center

Like all CNC cutting systems, operating an abrasive waterjet cutting system requires a careful review of system installation requirements as well as a number of environmental considerations. Failure to do so may leave you with unexpected costs of additional clean up after your abrasive cutting is complete. These are costs which can be managed by considering clean-up requirements for your abrasive cutting machine beforehand, and building the cleaning process into your machine set up.

Here are five factors to consider when purchasing and installing your abrasive waterjet cutting systems, to help reduce operational and clean-up costs:

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