Bridgeport/Delcam Announce Free ?European Solutions? Series of Hard Metal Machining Seminars
Bridgeport Machines, Bridgeport Connecticut USA (A Goldman Industrial Group Company) and Delcam, Birmingham, UK, have jointly announced an intensive series of free educational seminars on the advancements in hard metal machining. David Barber, Marketing Manager of Bridgeport, observes, “Without question machine tool technology is advancing rapidly. Our global reach in combination with Delcam’s deep software knowledge permits us to develop a �European Solutions’ based series of true educational seminars.”
The series, which begins in Los Angeles on February 25, will feature technical experts from both companies who will bring the US manufacturers up to date on the latest in hard metal machining technology. Machine topics will include advanced machine design through Finite Element Analysis, Dynamic Thermal Compensation, High-Speed Control and advantages of digital drives. New high-efficiency CAM strategies, both for cutting and for entering and exiting tool paths, will also be covered in the program.
“Every day we hear of something new and exciting, that will surely affect the manufacturing processes of the future”, comments John McTernan, New Product Development Manager (Bridgeport Machines Limited, Leicester, UK). “We just think that good training and consistent education is basic to America’s competitiveness. We are pleased we have the worldwide knowledge and people who can bring new technology information to U.S. factories.”
Delcam’s Chris Whittington added, “Users wanting to adopt hard metal machining must take integrated approach, including a review of all the equipment and machining strategies being used, to gain the best possible return on any investment in this technology. These seminars will aid all US companies wishing to improve their competitiveness with this new approach to machining.”
The full list of seminar dates is as follows:
Feb. 25-26, LA, CA
Feb. 28-29, Austin, TX
Mar. 4-5, Omaha, NE
Mar. 7-8, Cleveland, OH
Mar. 11,12, Indianapolis, IN
Mar 14-15, Syracuse, NY
Apr. 4-5, Boston, MA
Apr. 8-9, Milwaukee, WI
Apr. 11,12, Detroit, MI
For more information about the seminars, call Dave Barber at Bridgeport Machines on (203) 337-8337
About Bridgeport Machines
Bridgeport Machines, Inc.
500 Lindley Street
Bridgeport, CT 06605-2136
Bridgeport Machines is a leading manufacturer of machine tools for milling, turning and grinding. Bridgeport Machines operates globally with manufacturing facilities in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany, and is part of the Goldman Industrial Group of Companies, headquartered in Boston Massachusetts. The Goldman Industrial Group is comprised of several leading machine tool builders with an installed base of more than 400,000 highly engineered machines throughout the world.
3270 Electricity Drive
Windsor, Ont. N8W 5J1, Canada
Delcam is both the world’s leading specialist supplier of NC software and services and the leading supplier of dedicated CADCAM systems for the mold, tool and die sector. With customers in over 50 countries, Delcam applications range from conceptual design and modeling for manufacturing to mold and pattern making in a wide array of industries.
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