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Fortune Magazine names Mondragon Corporation “Top 11th Company to Change the World”

“No business succeeds alone. Collaboration among companies, even among rivals, is a common thread.” This year, Fortune Magazine published their “Change the World” list, which is comprised of successful international businesses and initiatives that are taking on society’s unsolved problems. Mondragon Corporation, parent company to Fagor Automation, was considered by Fortune to be the 11th company of 53 that are spearheading that change.

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Are you using Tool Inspection to it’s full potential?

Sometimes, it's the features that come free with the CNC System that end up making such a difference in productivity. Within the Tool Inspection feature, which comes standard on all Fagor controls, Fagor provides a unique one step approach to interrupting and restarting your program. It's never been so easy!

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Precision Encoders in Outer Space? AVS Space and Fagor Automation collaborate in the Aerospace Market

For decades, Fagor Automation has developed CNC Systems and high accuracy encoders that exceed the demands needed to manufacture precision components that will be used in space. Now, Fagor Automation and AVS Space are in the final testing stages of a two year collaboration to develop an encoder for space applications, capable of meeting the demanding requirements of current and future missions.

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Improving the Machining Process; Utilizing the Latest in Control Technology and Precision Measuring Devices

Artificial Intelligence has empowered influential changes in machining processes. Fagor Automation explains how this is obtained and implemented with the latest hardware power, machining algorithms, web based features, and integrating precision devices, sensors, and data flow management.

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NASA Machine Tools – An Important Player in the History of CNC Jig Grinder Remanufacturing

For decades, NASA Machine Tools has been one of the world leading remanufacturers of CNC Jig Grinders. With installations in some of the largest jig grinding companies worldwide, these machines are indispensable to major manufacturing sectors such as Aerospace, Automotive, Medical, Mold Making, and Jewelry.  Molds created from their grinders are used to produce an impressive range of everyday US consumer products. In fact, NASA has supplied multiple machines to one of the largest toy manufacturers in the world. Their machines are also used to grind complex parts with a tolerance at least 50 millionths of an inch.

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Lathe Conversational Programming FULL COURSE – Fagor TC CNC 8060 / 8065

Fagor Automations free CNC training video series has been tailored specifically to machine operators who want to become more familiar with the unique features of the Fagor CNC System. Now, all the knowledge typically provided during onsite training for our Conversational Turning System is available conveniently online for free on YouTube!

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Free CNC Tutorial Videos for 8060 / 8065 / 8070

Interested in learning advanced functionalities and unique features of the Fagor Control? Or are you interested in a refresh on the basics? CNC Experts at Fagor Automation North America have been producing tutorial videos on frequently asked topics for the 8060/8065/8070 line of CNC Controls.

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Why is fiber laser bevel cutting growing in China?

Fiber laser beveling is growing in China. But do we know why? In the preparation of structural parts in shipbuilding, construction machinery, oil pipelines and other manufacturing, beveling of thick steel plates has always been an essential process before welding. [+ info] “Why is fiber laser bevel cutting growing in China?”

Customized solutions in response to the new challenges of high-speed machining

Fagor Automation and the Bulgarian company RAIS offer customized solutions in response to the new challenges of high speed machining.

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How to solve machining errors with Fagor Automation

Machining errors may have many causes, some of them related to features associated with the design, with the kinematics, the assembly… Here is the latest tool from Fagor Automation to fix machining errors: “Easy Volumetric Compensation”. [+ info] “How to solve machining errors with Fagor Automation”